AFSCME Local 34 Governing Board
Local 34 is governed by the membership and an Executive
Board whose officers are elected each year. Nominations for
officers are taken annually at the February and March
General Membership meetings. Elections for any contested
offices are held in April with all officers being sworn into
their new positions at the May General Membership meeting.
In the event of a vacancy in any position during the year, a
replacement is elected by the Executive Board at its regular
are a democratic union. As members, we possess the supreme
decision-making authority in our union. We conduct our
affairs at regular meetings, which are held monthly. All
full dues paying union members have an equal voice and vote
at these meetings.
membership meetings, our local is governed by the
Executive Board, which meets monthly to review union
business, make decisions and set policy. Decisions of the
Executive Board are subject to reversal by the membership.
The Local 34 Executive Board: consists of 15 elected members: a president, two vice-presidents, two chief stewards, recording secretary, membership secretary, treasurer, sergeant-at-arms, and six members-at-large.
The co-chief stewards recommend and the General Membership
ratifies the appointment of all Local 34 stewards annually,
or as needed throughout the year.
Local 34 also has three trustees charged with the
responsibility of auditing the financial records of the
local union on an annual basis. One trustee is elected each
year on a rotating basis, filling a three year term.