Monthly Archives: November 2020

Nomination Results

There was a nomination meeting for officers of the Executive Board of TWU Local 290 held on Sunday, November 22, 2020.  The nominees were:

 

Office                           Nominee                  Nominated by:           Seconded by:

 

President                     Michael Keyes         Craig Holmes              James Kolb

 

1st Vice President       John Plummer          Deron Miller                April Taylor

                                    Melody Allen            James Kolb                 George Booker

 

2nd Vice President      Harvey Talley           Melody Allen               Veronica Jerry

 

Treasurer                     Veronica Jerry         Marcus Jones              Melody Allen

 

Recording Secretary    Ericka Deeds           Melody Allen               John Plummer

 

Executive Board          John Plummer          Marcus Jones             Craig Holmes

 

Executive Board          John Johnson, Jr.     Mike Keyes                 Craig Holmes

 

 

John Plummer turned down the nomination for 1st Vice President and accepted the nomination for a position on the Executive Board.  All other nominees were unopposed.  They will be sworn in by Willie Brown, Vice President of the International on Thursday, December 3, 2020.

 

Communication

Communication is vital.  We want to be able to keep in touch with our members.  If you move, change your email address, or have not yet given us your personal email address, please provide us with that information by phone (215-543-9800) or email (transport.local290@verizion.net).  We do not receive any information from SEPTA regarding your personal information.

If you get promoted or change positions within the company, please notify SEPTA payroll if you are no longer eligible for membership in Local 290 and request that they no longer deduct dues from your check, and let us know as well.  We are not informed  by SEPTA regarding promotions, etc. and we cannot request changes to anyone’s check.  When you joined the union you signed a form which we in turn send to payroll.  Requests for any changes must come from you.