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     of who you are,

          what you do

                  and the craft you ply!


     Nominations for officers, taken orally from the floor, will occur at a special meeting called during the May 5, 2015 membership meetingTo be eligible, you must have been in good standing in the Local for a period of 12 months immediately preceding the date of the nomination meeting, at no time owing more than 2 months dues/assessments… including any financial obligation owed for the month in which the nomination meeting is held as well as actively employed at the craft within the jurisdiction of this Local Union for a period of 12 months prior to the date of the nomination meeting. For purposes of this section "active employment at the craft" shall also include periods of time during which the journeyperson member is employed by, or serves as an elected or appointed officer/administrator... The elected officers of this Local shall consist of: President; Vice President; Business Manager/Financial/Corresponding Secretary (a salaried position); Recording Secretary; Treasurer; Sergeant-At-Arms; 2 Union Trustees; 6 Executive Board Members and the number of Health & Welfare/Pension trustees as designated by trust documents.  Officers serve a 3 year term and will be installed June 2, 2015. (please also see Const./Bylaws/Code of Conduct information below, left)
       Elections for officers will take place June 2, 2015 7:00am – 7:00pm at 6362 – 6th Ave S, Seattle 98108    
          IF NECESSARY, a run-off election will be held June 2, 2015 at a special meeting called for such purpose during the regular membership meeting of June 2, 2015.

Local 528 will honor any reasonable request by a candidate to distribute campaign literature to members, at the candidate’s expense.  Campaign literature must be provided in sealed, stamped envelopes which are ready for mailing.  Candidates must provide Avery label #5160 for printing of address labels.  Contact John Kearns to arrange a date/time for your mailing.


C.O.M.E.T. & Orientation Class
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Location:  Cement Masons Training Facility
Contact 206.762.9286 for information
If you joined Local 528 in the last 12 months, chances are you will be required to attend this class.



What's New at OPCMIA 528
News and Recognitions

Local 528 would like to express our gratitude to the following members for their dedication to our union for half a century or more!  These members are the ones responsible for enabling the craft to grow and we continue to recognize them for their dedication and foresight.

     Members for 60 Years or more     

Member Initiation Date
James Ellis September 3, 1946
William Godsalve Jr. September 3, 1946
Donald Jacobson June 2, 1947
Jesse Thomas, Jr. August 12, 1948
Claude Dehnhoff October 14, 1948
Bert Neukom October 3, 1949
Tony Hiblar November 20, 1950
Thomas Collins  September 16, 1952  
Elmer Kurpgeweit February 11, 1953
Arthur Clemente January 11, 1954
Andy Missel October 11, 1954
Peter Nova October 12, 1954

Members for 50 Years or more

Member Initiation Date Member Initiation Date
Charles Schmidt June 7, 1955   James Oquist April 30, 1956
Ronald Thorvilson February 12, 1957   George Sprague August 30, 1957
Kenneth Anderson October 21, 1957   Marvin Herridge November 18, 1957
William Peterson July 15, 1958   Gary Susan September 5, 1958
Reuel Olsen October 14, 1958   Herbert Bertsch December 4, 1958
Herbert Springer   December 19, 1958     Jack Meyers   March 19, 1959  
Lawrence Baskett July 10, 1959 Harlan Crowe November 25, 1959
Gordon Devenny March 14, 1960     Calvin Buckland  September 26, 1960  
Donald Pfeiffer December 7, 1960 Horst Zeeb  March 20, 1961 
John Fahrnkopf   May 8, 1961     Wilhelm Fink  August 25, 1961 
Harvey Knudsen  January 8, 1962  Patrick McCarthy January 14, 1963
James Ableman April 1, 1963 Alan Anderson  April 1, 1963 
Raymond Mellor  April 1, 1963  Glen Hansen  April 22, 1963 
Juan Salinas November 8, 1963 Tony Orsillo March 16, 1964
Emmett Adams January 11, 1965

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