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Battalion 5 - February 2017

Submitted by Battalion Director Tom Simcoe​ I am pleased to report that House Bill 1884 in the Virginia General Assembly has been signed by the Governor.  The Constitutional Amendment relating to Tax Relief for the spouses of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice is now part of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Made a Station visit to 426-C with the members of Local 2068 to answer...

Battalion 5 - January 2017

Tom Simcoe Attended the January General Membership Meeting. Made all the legislative appointments for the VPFF Legislative Conference. Attended the VPFF Legislative Committee meeting in Richmond. Attended the VPFF Board of Directors meeting in Richmond representing Local 2068 as acting Director. Attended the VPFF Legislative Conference in Richmond.  Also coordinated all the legislative appointments, and made sure we had those members from our Local meeting with Fairfax County members...

Battalion 5 - November 2016

Tom Simcoe -  Attended the October Executive Board Meeting. Attended the October Meeting of the Uniformed Retirement System. Attended the NCPERS Public Safety Employees Pension and Benefits Conference. Attended the November General Membership Meeting. Worked the Poles on November 8th in support of the Constitutional Amendment for the Line of Duty Benefits for Public Safety Employees.  Also to oppose the Constitutional Amendment for Right to Work. On Amendment #1...

Battalion 5 - September 2016

Tom Simcoe During the month of August I did attend the I.A.F.F. Convention as an elected delegate. I have been assigned to work with Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s re-election campaign.  I have been working with the campaign almost daily on issues within Fairfax County, and have been providing assistance in locations in Loudon County and Prince William County. I did have one (1) grievance within the 5th Battalion, and have...

Battalion 5 - August 2016

Tom Simcoe As Co-Chair of Local 2068’s Legislative Committee we held a meeting of the members to apprise them of upcoming VPFF Legislation that will be presented before the 2017 Virginia General Assembly.  During this meeting I also informed the members of the current status of legislation that will be on the November 8th, 2016 Election Ballot. As an elected delegate I attended the 53rd Convention of the I.A.F.F....

Battalion 5 - June 2016

Attended the Governor’s signing of House Bill # 1345 in Richmond, VA with President Niemiec. Attended the Governor’s signing of House Bill # 222 in Richmond, VA with Vice President Flanigan. Assisted with, and setting up of the Local 2068 Cookout. Have been in contact with Delegate Tim Hugo’s office in reference to future legislation before the upcoming Virginia General Assembly. I have been appointed to the V.P.F.F.’s newly formed...

Battalion 5 - May 2016

Tom Simcoe Attended the May General Membership Meeting of Local 2068. Attended the NEPC Annual Conference on behalf of the Uniformed Retirement System. Attended the NCPERS Annual Conference on behalf of the Uniformed Retirement System, and was elected to the NCPERS National Committee. Attended the V.P.F.F. Bi-Annual Convention as an elected Delegate on behalf of Local 2068. While attending the V.P.F.F. Bi-Annual Convention in Hampton, VA I was an...

Battalion 5 - April 2016

Tom Simcoe Attended the April General Membership Meeting. Attended the I.A.F.F. Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. Attended a meeting with the Chief of Staff Susan Falconer for Congresswoman Barbara Comstock in the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, D.C. Attended a meeting with Legislative Aide  Kate Schisler for Congressman Don Beyer in the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, D.C. Visited with a member from Local 2068 who’s Son...

Battalion 5 - March 2016

Tom Simcoe Attended the March General Membership Meeting of Local 2068. Have been at the General Assembly Building in Richmond, VA lobbying members of the General Assembly form both the House of Delegates, and State Senate to support legislation.  This was legislation that was brought forward by Local 2068 and the VPFF. On March 7, 2016 I spoke before the membership of the State Senate Committee on Courts of...

Battalion 5 - January 2016

Director Tom Simcoe 1. Attended the January General Membership Meeting. 2. Attended the January Executive Board Meeting. 3. Attended the January Meeting of the Uniformed Retirement System. 4. Attended the VPFF Legislative Conference in Richmond, VA. 5. Have been assisting one member within the 5th Battalion with a work related issue. 6. Have been assisting one member within the 5th Battalion with disciplinary issue....

Battalion 5 - December 2015

Tom Simcoe 1. Attended the December General Membership Meeting. 2. Attended, and addressed the December, 2015 Local 2068 Legislative  Luncheon. 3. Held a meeting with President Niemiec that was requested by members of  the 5th Battalion. 4. Am currently assisting one (1) member of the 5th Battalion on a disciplinary  issue. 5. Am currently working with members of the Virginia General Assembly...

Battalion 5 - November 2015

Tom Simcoe 1. Attended the October Meeting of the Local 2068’s Executive Board. 2. Attended the October Meeting of the Uniformed Retirement System. 3. Assisted with the Re-Election Campaigns for Delegate David Bulova, and Delegate Tim  Hugo. 4. On Election Day I worked the polls for Delegate David Bulova. 5. Attended the November General Membership Meeting of Local 2068. 6. Have been working...
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