Save the Date – Local 2019 Annual Party!

Scott’s Seafood Restaurant

Jack London Square, Oakland

Friday, November 15, 2019

6:00PM – midnight

Hors d’oeuvres

Deluxe antipasto trays, including premium meats and roasted vegetables
Assorted breads

Hosted bar with two drink tickets per person


Mixed Green Salad

Grilled Atlantic salmon with Hollandaise sauce

or Parmesan-crusted chicken with leek and lemon cream sauce

or Napoleon Tower Portobello mushroom with mozzarella

(all entrées come with garlic mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables)


Vanilla ice cream with raspberries and whipped cream

Freshly brewed coffee & tea

After-dinner dancing to the styling of DJ Justin Young!

Results of 5/30/2019 Elections


*Joey Smith –   Unopposed

1st Vice President

*Justin Young – Unopposed

2nd Vice President

*Wendy Ibarra – Unopposed

Note: After the printing of the ballots, Gary Walters II was ruled ineligible under Article X, Section 1 of the Local 2019 Constitution based on lack of continuous membership in the local for the full 6 months prior to the election. Therefore Wendy Ibarra was the only eligible candidate for the office of 2nd Vice President and was elected by acclamation.

Recording Secretary

*Laurice Brown – Unopposed


*Gus Cicala – Unopposed

Membership Secretary

*Susan Bell – Unopposed

Chief Steward

*Kasie Evans – Unopposed


*Eric Fieberling – 101

George McQuary – 50

Executive Board (2 positions)

*Kim Darling – 91

*Colin Moy – 89

Ausberto Beltran – 75

Shawn Kunstal – 42

Steward (10 positions)

*George Cleveland – 128

*Justin Young – 112

*Wendy Ibarra – 89

*Kim Darling – 86

*Han Barrett-Liu – 78

*Laurice Brown – 75

*Emiliano Esparza Gonzalez – 74

*Jakira Jekayinfa-Brown – 73

*Brian Mulhern – 70

*Marcella Khan – 69

Shawn Kunstal – 67

Amy Bowman – 64

William Zavala – 64

Douglas Graver – 57

David Johnson – 56

* Elected as of June 18, 2019

VOTE Douglas Higashi for EBMUD Retirement Board!

At the May 21, 2019 Executive Board meeting, AFSCME Local 2019 voted unanimously to endorse Doug Higashi for the EBMUD Retirement Board.

Doug has been a member of the retirement system since 1991 and is a former member of Local 2019.

Doug pledged to “continue to focus on prudent policies, improving the funded ratio, and on maintaining the funds top performance.”

We look forward to working with Doug to help maintain a healthy retirement system.