Month: September 2013

DCSMEC NOTICE for 9/25/2013

Dear Members,

We are pleased to announce that DCSMEC will be having our General Election for Officers on October 10, 2013 (as per the union By-Laws). There will be polling stations set up and open from 7 AM to 3:30 PM at all of the Maintenance Access Centers and the IT warehouse. For exact locations or any other questions please contact your shop stewards or Yard Representatives. The ballots will be counted by the Election Committee (Fred Adler, Don Anderson, Bill Bodden and John Terranova) at the Miami Free Zone conference room. Members in good standing are welcome to attend. A list of the candidates who were nominated is listed below;


Executive Board (4)                  Negotiating Team (2)             Yard Rep – MSC 2 (1)

  1. Art Bowra                    1. Brad Berman                      1. Martin Atorresagasti
  2. Erik De Leon               2. Santiago (Chago) Gomez   2.Brent Goins
  3. George Ellis                3. Eric Moye
  4. Howard Horne            4. David Sears                    Yard Rep – MSC 3 (1)
  5. Gary Moore                5. Gary Walters                  1. Santiago (Chago) Gomez
  6. Gary Sneesby                                                       2. Eric Morgan


Officers that ran unopposed (will not be on the Ballot).


Business Rep/Business Agent (2)                              DCSMEC President          

Joseph Cortese, Jr. (BR)                                                 Luis Pla

Rolando Sardiñas (BA)                                                    DCSMEC Vice President

Recording Secretary                                                       Vance Bell

Richard Simons                                  


Sergeant of Arms              Yard Rep – MSC 1              Yard Rep – MSC 4

John Terranova                   Howard Horne                     Eric McAllister


Good luck to all participants. Please make an effort to VOTE you have all day and don’t forget this are the individuals that will represent your best interest and future.

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DCSMEC NOTICE for 9/17/2013

Dear Members,

Please do not forget that there is a General Membership Meeting tomorrow September 17, 2013. The meeting will be held in the

Ronald Regan Senior High Auditorium

8600 NW 107TH AVENUE

DORAL, FL 33178

from 4:30PM to 7:30PM.

In addition to our normal business we will have a Special Order of Business to nominate Officers for the next term. You do not have to be present to be nominated however you must send in an acceptance letter to the union within five (5) business days to be placed on the ballot.

The Election of Officers will be conducted on Thursday October 10, 2013. Details of the election will be forthcoming and an Election Committee will be elected from the floor of the General Membership Meeting tomorrow night.

Please make your plans to attend and participate. A Union is only as strong as its members.

Joe Cortese

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