Jan 05, 2017

New Year, New Union Leaders

IAEP members of Local R7-211 in Lincolnwood, Illinois, began 2017 with the election of a new executive board. The elected officers were sworn in by Bryan Graham, the outgoing local president, at a membership meeting early on Monday, January 2.
The following newly elected officers will work to make this local stronger within the workplace and beyond.
Tim Breslin
Vice President
Brad Wasiele
Tom Siwik
Chief Steward
Dean Friedlund
Local President Tim Breslin thanked the membership for putting their trust in him, and assured them that the new board would work diligently to improve communications. Vice President Brad Wasiele also took a moment to thank the members, expressing that he wants to focus on their needs.
After the board was sworn in, the membership meeting was immediately resumed. “This is a dedicated group, and we’re looking forward to working with its new leaders,” said IAEP National Representative Nate Morrish-Smith.
Members of Local R7-211 work out of the Lincolnwood Fire Department, serving their community as both paramedics and firefighters. The Village of Lincolnwood is a 2.69 square mile suburb of Chicago, Illinois.
Congratulations to all the officers on their election and to the hardworking EMS professionals of Local R7-211 on their new union leaders!

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