FSALC District II Training

FSALC District II Chair Don Lyerly held his first District II meeting at the Ft. Meyers Branch 2072 Union Hall on Sunday.  On hand to assist was Regional Evaluation & Adjustment Team (REAT) Member, Branch 1477 2nd VP Chris Hubble. Hubble lead a discussion on the responsibilities of the Local Office Contact in the CDRAP process. On hand were Branch 1477 members: Sandra Pagan, MBA Rep. Zulma Betancourt,  Justin Wilt, Clarisse High, Alicia Gary, 1st VP Ralph Brown and President Joe Henschen. A Repeat date is scheduled for March 15th, hosted at the Branch 1477 Hall, NBA Kenny Gibbs is scheduled to attend the training.

Sunday, February 22

The latest information on the Cost of Living Adjustments

NALC.org is the best resource for Stewards research and information from the National. Access the latest information on all topics:  Follow this link to the National Page.

Recently Converted, here is some useful information about  Career Orientation, the Overtime Desired List

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2015 Training/Event Dates

Branch 1477 Steward

Training Seminar

Sunday February 8


5369 Park Blvd.

Pinellas Park Florida 33781

Sunday's Stewards Training was a well attended event.  Those in attendance were taken through the structure and history of the NALC. The recently released NALC Stewards Guide and Grievance Starters was provided to all attendees and a mock grievance scenario was used to illustrate the basic steps in a grievance investigation and meeting.

Arr! taking a page from the Ron Watson ( NALC Director of Retired Members) playbook there was some "pirate talking" going on while discussing injured workers issues.  

Stewards/Alternates in attendance: St. Petersburg  Tony Mells, Suzette Dombrowski, Clarisse High, Ben Hamilton, Andre McCalla, Rich Ramos, (Branch Trustee), Greg Welsh, Pat Kelly, Cathy Marsh, Ryan Cain, Sandra Pagan, Russell Hertlien, Bill Heller, Zulma Betancourt (Branch MDA Representative), Chuck Cavicchio - Dunedin, Mary Ann Gavin  - Indian Rocks Beach, Judy Dorris - Largo/Seminole,  Pinellas Park - Alicia Gary, Englewood - Josh  LaGrew, Susan Chavez (Branch Trustee), Ellenton - Bonnie Baldwin. Second Vice President Chris Hubble, First Vice President Ralph Brown. Congressional District Liaison Gene Carroll, Director of Retired Members  OD Elliott, and Secretary Harry Strzyzynski were in attendance. St. Petersburg Main Office - Brother Kurt Spaller also attended the training


National Rap Session

July 17-19

Houston, Texas

FSALC State Convention

July 22-25

Bayfront Hilton

333 First Street South

St.Petersburg, Florida


Region 9 Rap Session

August 20-23, 2015

Embassy Suites

1100 SE 17th Street

Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316 

Steward Training Links and Information

2015 Newsletters


NALC Bulletin's can be found on the NALC board in each office. The January 28th 2015 Bulletin includes the recent appointments to vacant Regional Administrative Assistant Positions across the Country.  It includes Branch 1091 letter carrier Lynne Pendleton's appointment to the Region 9 position vacated when Brother Kenny Gibbs was elected as our National Business Agent.  Lynne was the FSALC Vice President and a Step B designee in addition to being a friend of Branch 1477. 

Congratulations Lynne,

you'll do great!