1ST Quarter 2019
The Texas State Association of Letter Carriers started the year off with an executive board meeting January 25, 2019 in Denton Texas. The executive board meeting focus on ways to better serve the members of the TSALC. The Executive President Brian Renfroe and Javier Bernal National Business Agent Regional 10 were also present. The officers offer their suggestions on changes for the board to take in consideration.
The Committee of Presidents meeting for the State Convention was held on January 26, 2019. Some delegates from District 2 were selected serve on committees or serve as an alternate committee member at the Texas State Association of Letter Carriers 110th Biennial Convention June 26-28, 2019 in Denton, Texas.
Marvin Ruyle Denton branch 1367 and his committee presented convention material regarding the State Convention. The Family Night will be Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at Andy B’s. I am sure every age group will enjoy time spent at the Family Night location. If you do not have the information regarding the State Convention just go to the TSALC Web site. Please do not delay information concerning the State Convention is time sensitive.
Javier Bernal, National Business Agent Region 10 and his staff Regional Administrative Assistants Shawn Boyd, Karrie Kimbrell along with number of facilitators conducted the NBA Spring School in San Marcos, Texas February 17-18, 2019. The training covered the following topics: Contract, OWCP, Route Adjustment, and Legislative just to name a few topics. President Fred Rolando conducted a Rap Session at the NBA Spring School on various issues search as, Legislative, E-Commerce and President Trump proposed budget. President Rolando stated contract negotiation will be starting this summer.
In an effort to let our concerns be know the TSALC Board along with LCCLs from each district in Texas went to lobby in Washington, DC February 25-28, 2019. The board members along with the LCCLs met with their congressional representatives, senators and office staffers. The following information related to new House Resolutions concerning letter carriers’ issues were given at each meeting: HRes 23 to maintain door to door delivery, HRes33 USPS anti-privatization resolution, HRes 54 six-day mail delivery and HRes 60 to restore service standards back to the standards that was in effect as of July 1, 2012.
Some of the representatives signed on as co-sponsors while the board member and LCCLs were present. Representatives were invited to attend a Reception at the NALC Headquarters. Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson attended the reception. Congresswoman Johnson represent Congressional District 30 where Keven Fegans is the LCCL. I would like to thank all of the LCCLs from District 2 for taking on this task to go and lobby for all letter carriers. I would like to also thank my branch Dallas 132 President Kimetra Lewis and the delegation of officers that went on this lobby trip.
I would like to express my thanks to Louis Davis Congressional District 32 and Richard Tyler Congressional District 33 longtime CDLs and LCCLs that I had the honor of presenting them with a plaque for their longtime commitment to legislative work.
The District 2 Meeting will be held on Sunday, April 7, 2019. Listed below is the location and time of the meeting.
Dallas Lone Star Branch 132
Dallas, Texas 75227
9:30am – 2:pm
If you have any questions please call Rita Wilder @ 972-805-6798
District 2 Board Member