President - February 2016

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February 1 – 1400 hours – Met with FC Bowers about some personnel items.  Worked EOS for Brother Dave Sellers at EMS402B.

February 2 – Attended and chaired January’s (changed due to snow) Eboard Meeting.  1400 hours – Teleconference with Brothers Kuley, Kotecki, Allison and personnel from TRW to discuss the “Exercise Boxes.”  Coordinated with John at Sundog the FirePAC job shirts.

February 3 – At Local Office.  1330 – Brother Slaymaker and I went by Sundog (John) to finalized the FirePAC job shirts and ordering.  1900 hours – Attended and chaired February’s General Membership Meeting.  

February 4 – At Local Office.  1330 hours – went by FS430 to wish Brother Melone all the best and spoke/answered questions from the members.  1600 hours – Met with personnel from DPSC to address and discuss issues/concerns at DPSC.  

February 6 – On behalf of the entire membership, attended the funeral viewing of Brother Al Runion – may you Rest in Peace Brother.

February 8 – 1230 hours – went by the Welfit Center to welcome IAFF Brothers and Sisters who attended the Peer Fitness Class.  1345 hours – Introduced Local 2068 to the 140th Recruit Class at the Massey Building.  1530 hours – met with personnel at FS424B – discussing the upcoming FY2017 County Budget.  1630 hours – Brother Slaymaker and I presented Brother Scott Smith a retirement plaque on behalf of the membership.  All the best to you and yours – enjoy retirement Scott!

February 10 – At Local Office.

February 11 – 0900 hours – attended the Length of Service Awards – Congrats to all of our Brothers and Sisters on your dedicated service to the community and the membership.  1500 hours - Brother Morrison, FC, FRD Administration, and I met to discuss the DD Program.  

February 12 – 0800 hours – Brother CA Martin and I had a teleconference with Brother Luecke about the Local’s Communication Program (e.g. shift calendar added to web-site, apparel, etc.).  1500 hours – attended DPSC’s Recruit Graduation.  1600 hours – attended and participated at the Academy reference the 140 Recruit Class and their Families – Welcome 140th !  1900 hours – attended and participated at Brother Jorge Arias’ Retirement Party at FS417.  All the best to you and your family – enjoy retirement Brother!

February 15 – Brother Bob Konczal and I attended the funeral services for Brian Ebersole, the brother of Brother Mark Ebersole (FS429C) in Brunswick, Maryland.  Thoughts, prayers, and condolences to you Brother Mark and your family!

February 16 – Attended the BOS Meeting at the Government Center, CE Long released his “Proposed” FY2017 County Budget – a summary of the budget was provided to the membership.  Several positive initiates, to include compensation, were in CE Long’s proposed FY2017 County Budget.  Later that evening – I provided the membership a comprehensive summary of the budget.  

February 17 – 0800 hours – at the Local Office with Brother Luecke taping a summary of the proposed FY2017 County Budget and a tutorial of the Service Connected Social Security Disability Off-Set.  1700 hours – had dinner with personnel from FS422B – update on county budget, questions, etc.  Thank you for having me FS422B!  1900 hours – went by Fairfax ER to check on a member.

February 18 – 0700 hours – Brother Flanigan and I attended the COS promotional orientation at DPSC.  1000 hours – attended the Equity & Diversity Meeting at the Academy.  Visited the personnel at FS402A about the proposed FY2017 County Budget.  Thank you for having me!

February 19 – 1400 hours – visited FS402B about the proposed FY2017 County Budget.  Thank you for having me!

February 20 – Visited with personnel at FS 436C, 404C, and 431C about the proposed FY2017 County Budget – several questions were addressed and answered – signed members up for FirePAC.  Thank you for having me!

February 21 – Visited with personnel at FS431B.  Very productive discussion.  Thanks for having me!

February 22 – Attended and presented with Brother Kuley a retirement plaque on behalf of the membership to Brother Ed Monseur at FS432C.  All the best to you and yours – enjoy retirement Ed!  1700 hours – had dinner with personnel at FS426C – excellent discussion on the proposed budget and some other ancillary items and signed members up for FirePAC.  Thanks for having me!

February 23 – 0800 hours - attended and chaired the February Eboard Meeting.  1100 hours – Brothers Flanigan, Kuley, Loach, and I presented to the 140 Recruit Class about joining the local – 46 out of 52 joined the local and 23 to FirePAC to date.  Excellent start!  1700 hours – went by FS429A to meet with personnel to discuss the proposed FY2017 County Budget.  Thanks for having me!

February 24 – 1000 hours Attended and participated at the monthly Uniformed Retirement System Board of Trustees Meeting. At the Local Office.  1500 hours – visited personnel at FS429C and FS442C about the proposed FY2017 County Budget and signed members up for FirePAC.  Thanks for having me!

February 25 – 0900 hours – met with the FC, FRD Administration, Brother Brasfield, a member, and I about a personnel concern.

February 26 – 1600 hours – Brother Flanigan, Sister Robin Pierpoint, and I met with Director Steve Souder and staff at DPSC about personnel issues/concerns.  1830 hours – met with personnel at FS432B about the proposed FY2017 County Budget and signed members up for FirePAC.  Thanks for having me!

February 27 – 1300 hours – met with personnel at FS401A about the proposed FY2017 County Budget.  Thanks for having me!

February 28 – Visited personnel at FS426B, FS405B, FS422B, and FS437B – signed members up for FirePAC and about the proposed FY2017 County Budget.  Thanks for having me!

February 29 – 0830 hours – visited personnel at FS405C and FS435C about the proposed FY2017 County Budget.  1500 hours – met with FC, his staff, and others at the Burkholder Building to discuss and review the Lt. Bid Process.  1830 hours – visited personnel at FS417C to discuss the proposed FY2017 County Budget – signed members up for FirePAC.  Brother Chuck Hawkins was present at FS417C when I was there – his last day is March 4th – All the best to you and yours in your retirement Brother Hawkins!
 

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