Division Council Election Results
March 20, 2021

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The following officers were elected by unanimous consent on March 20, 2021, for the 2021-23 term. Newly elected leaders will take office on May 26, 2021.

Early Childhood/TK–12 Council

  • President
    Rico Tamayo, El Rancho Federation of Teachers
  • Senior Vice President
    Elaine Merriweather, United Educators of San Francisco
  • Northern Vice President
    Steven McDougall, Salinas Valley Federation of Teachers
  • Southern Vice President
    Ingrid Gunnell, United Teachers Los Angeles
  • Secretary
    Tanya Golden, ABC Federation of Teachers

Council of Classified Employees

  • President
    Carl Williams, Lawndale Federation of Classified Employees
  • Northern Vice President
    Janet Eberhardt, United Educators of San Francisco
  • Southern Vice President
    Tina Solórzano Fletcher, AFT Guild, San Diego and Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community Colleges
  • Secretary
    Patti Serafin, Palomar Council of Classified Employees

Community College Council

  • President
    Jim Mahler, AFT Guild, San Diego and Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community Colleges
  • Northern Vice President
    Jennifer Shanoski, Peralta Federation of Teachers
  • Southern Vice President
    Joanne Waddell, Los Angeles College Faculty Guild
  • Secretary
    Kathy Holland, Glendale College Guild & Los Angeles College Faculty Guild
  • Part-Time Faculty Representatives (4)
    • Geoffery Johnson
      AFT Guild, San Diego and Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community Colleges
    • John Govsky
      Cabrillo College Federation of Teachers
    • Linda Chan
      Citrus College Adjunct Faculty Federation
    • Linda Sneed
      Los Rios College Federation of Teachers

Council of Retired Members

  • President
    Dennis Cox, ABC Federation of Teachers, Retiree Chapter
  • Northern Vice President
    Ann Killebrew, San Francisco Community College Federation of Teachers, Retiree Chapter
  • Secretary Treasurer
    Sandy Baringer, UC-AFT Retiree Chapter