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Union Officers

Local 749 has a number of officers, both Constitutional, and appointed. The eleven consitutionally defined officers form the Executive Board

Executive Board

The officers of this local shall be a president, a vice-president, a secretary-treasurer, a recording secretary, and seven regional vice-presidents..., and these eleven shall constitute the local union executive board.

- Local 749 Constitution, Article VI, Section 1

The Executive Board serves 3 year terms, begining in October for the 4 statewide offices, and November for the 7 Regional officers. The current terms expire inthe Fall of 2018.

Ron Nelson

President
November 2019 - present

Term ends: October 2021

203-579-6548
203-260-1231
local210ron@msn.com

Ron Nelson was elected Local President in November 2019 in Special Session to fill a vacancy. He had been previously elected Local Vice-President in March 2017 to fill a vacancy, and was re-elected to a second term in 2018. Ron has also served as Regional Vice-President for the Southwest Region. As President, he is an automatic delegate to the State and International conventions. Ron is a Juvenile Detention Officer at the Bridgeport facility.

Ian Shackleton

Vice-President
November 2019 - present

Term ends: October 2021

203-747-5056
ian.local749@gmail.com

Ian Shackleton was elected Local Vice-President in November 2019 in Special Session to fill a vacancy. He had previously Ian served in an advisory capacity to the President and the Executive Board as Executive Counsel. Ian has also served as Chief Steward, Regional Vice-President, Recording Secretary, acting Vice-President, a 3-time delegate to the State and International Conventions, in the past 20 years with the Local, and is the current webmaster. As Vice-President, he is an automatic delegate to the State and International conventions. Ian is a Criminal Justice Secretary II at the Office of the State's Attorney in Milford.

Efrem Golden

Secretary-Treasurer
October 2012 - present

Term ends: October 2021

203-668-6801
efrem.golden@gmail.com

Efrem was elected Treasurer in October 2012, and re-elected in 2015 and 2018. As Treasurer, he is an automatic delegate to the State and International conventions. Efrem is Forensic Fraud Examiner 2 at the Office of the Chief State's Attorney in Rocky Hill.

Kristy Porter

Recording Secretary
October 2012 - present

Term ends: October 2021

kaporter749@gmail.com

Kristy was elected Secretary in October 2012, and re-elected in 2015 and 2018. Before serving as Secretary, she was Regional Vice-President for the South Central Region starting January 2012. As Secretary, she is an automatic delegate to the State and International conventions. Kristy is an Administrative Assistant at the Judicial District Court in Milford.

Regional Vice-President, Northwest Region

vacant
Election scheduled: 12/5/2019

Term ends: November 2021

Dana Beecham-Brown

Regional Vice-President, North Central Reg.
November 2012 - present

Term ends: November 2021

860-478-9386
danabb749@gmail.com

Dana was elected Regional Vice-President for the North Central Region in November 2012, and re-elected in 2015 and 2018. Prior to that, she served as a Steward in Hartford. She was elected Delegate to the 2016 and 2018 Council 4 and International Conventions. She is the recipient of the Recognition Award for Outstanding Dedication and Representation from AFSCME Council 4. Dana is a Court Operations Assistant at Hartford Superior Court.

Tracey Doulens

Regional Vice-President, Northeast Region
November 2015 - present

Term ends: November 2021

860-874-2238
traceyRVP749@yahoo.com

Tracey was elected Regional Vice-President for the Northeast Region in November 2015, and re-elected in 2018. She is currntly serving her second term. Tracey is a Deputy Clerk at Willimantic Juvenile Court.

Lisa Kaye

Regional Vice-President, Central Region
November 2018 - present

Term ends: November 2021

860-302-5087
lisaekaye@yahoo.com

Lisa was elected Regional Vice-President for the Central Region in November 2018, and is serving her first term. Lisa is an IAR Specialist at Middletown Superior Court.

Dan Jaworski

Regional Vice-President, Southwest Region
November 2018 - present

Term ends: November 2021

203-996-6420
local749rvp@gmail.com

Dan was elected Regional Vice-President for the Southwest Region in November 2018, and is serving his first term. Dan is a Maintenance Service Worker II at the Bridgeport Juvenile Detention.

Betsy Bryan

Regional Vice-President, South Central Region
October 2016 - present

Term ends: November 2021

203-535-5329
spamaloaf@yahoo.com

Betsy was elected Regional Vice-President for the South Central Region to fill a vacancy in October 2016, and re-elected in 2018. She is currntly serving her second term. She was elected an Alternate Delegate to the 2018 Council 4 and International Conventions. Betsy is an IAR Specialist at New Haven Superior Court, GA#23.

Maria Lindia

Regional Vice-President Southeast Region
November 2009 - present

Term ends: November 2021

860-889-5284
marial749@yahoo.com

Maria was elected Regional Vice-President for the Southeast Region in November 2009, and re-elected in 2012, 2015, and 2018. She is currntly serving her fourth term. Maria is a Secretary 1 at the Office of the State's Attorney, GA#21 in Norwich.

Trustees

The three Trustees serve to oversee and audit the financial records of the Union. They have no vote on the Executive Board. They are elected for 3 year terms, one each January.

Trustee Joe Reilly

January 2013 - present
Term ends: January 2019

Trustee Kim Dennis

March 2018 - present
Term ends: January 2020

Trustee Janet Green Rosado

March 2018 - present
Term ends: January 2021

Other Officers

Other officers are elected or appointed based on their position. Each officer, and their term, is governed by the position they hold, or serve at the pleasure of the President.

Charles DellaRocco, President Emeritus

Awarded by Motion, November 2019

Chuck DellaRocco was appointed President Emeritus in November 2019. He had been elected President of the Local in the October 2015 election, and served a year into his second term as Local President before his position in Judicial was eliminated and he was declared ineligable to serve. Chuck previously served as Regional Vice-President for the North Central Region. As President Emeritus, he has a permanent seat at the Executive Board, with no vote.

Chief Steward

Appointed by the President The Chief Steward positions are currently vacant.

Council 4 Vice-President Dana Beechan-Brown

2018 - present
Term ends: 2020
860-478-9386
danabb749@gmail.com
Dana also serves as Regional Vice President in the North Central Region.
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