Wins: Organizing, Political Action, Young Activism

Categories: Convention 2015

Here’s a rundown of all of the awards that were handed out today during the General Session.

Randolph/Humphry Human Rights Award 

William Boseman, Mid-Atlantic Regional Fair Practices Coordinator, Council of Prison Locals 33

Young Emerging Leader Award

Francis Nichols, Member, Local 1456

Ed Klein Political Action Award 

Ron Demicheli, Legislative Political Coordinator, Local 1916

Organizing Awards 

Special Organizing Award  Local 2779, Department of Veterans Affairs, Gainesville, Fla.

District with largest percentage increase and largest increase in members  District 5

Council with largest percentage increase in membership  TSA Council 100 – 40% growth in membership 

Council with largest actual number of new members  National VA Council 53 – 17,234 new members 

14 Locals with more than 100% membership growth  449, 524781,906104010441048120712301410178620172532, 2836 

11 Locals with 70% or higher membership increase  332, 1754, 554, 559, 899, 2201, 1033, 1808, 2401, 2654, 3854 

20 Locals with 50% or higher membership increase  138, 333, 400, 420, 517, 547, 548, 696, 727, 777, 915, 1014, 1092, 1047, 1897, 2207, 2258, 2433, 3399, 3553 

113 Locals with 20% or higher membership increase  2, 17, 31, 54, 63, 85, 110, 310, 371, 390, 442, 444, 477, 491, 503, 505, 507, 515, 518, 534, 555, 556, 558, 609, 611, 612, 631, 701, 912, 1004, 1007, 1013, 1037, 1039, 1045, 1089, 1127, 1159, 1168, 1200, 1206, 1213, 1224, 1240, 1273, 1336, 1442, 1454, 1603, 1633, 1662, 1738, 1739, 1741, 1831, 1924, 1972, 1793, 1843, 1858, 1915, 1960, 1966, 1972, 1976, 2002, 2018, 2022, 2028, 2031, 2076, 2077, 2092, 2107, 2109, 2117, 2145, 2152, 2185, 2222, 2241, 2297, 2328, 2341, 2342, 2361, 2369, 2382, 2408, 2430, 2547, 2562, 2583, 2604, 2608, 2778, 2779, 2823, 2924, 3184, 3306, 3313, 3570, 3584, 3631, 3922, 3928, 3930, 3943, 3969, 3981, 4032, 4047, 4056

PAC and LAF Awards 

Category 1: Locals with fewer than 200 members 

  • Highest number of PAC contributors: Local 1995
  • Highest PAC income: Local 3607
  • Highest percentage of PAC contributors: Local 1995

Category 2: Locals with between 201 and 500 members 

  • Highest number of PAC contributors: Local 2391 and Local 1916 (tie)
  • Highest PAC income: Local 2391
  • Highest percentage of PAC contributors: Local 948

Category 3: Locals with between 501 and 1,000 members 

  • Clean sweep for Local 3448, with the highest number of PAC contributors, highest PAC income, and highest percentage of PAC contributors

Category 4: Locals with more than 1,001 members 

  • Highest number of PAC contributors: Local 1658
  • Highest PAC income: Local 1592
  • Highest percentage of PAC contributors: Local 1647

District PAC Awards 

  • Highest number of PAC contributors: District 5
  • Highest PAC income: District 5
  • Highest percentage of PAC contributors: District 11

LAF Awards 

  • District with highest amount of LAF income raised: District 5
  • District with highest percentage of Locals contributing to LAF: District 14
  • Council with highest percentage of Locals contributing to LAF: Council 238

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