More than 1,600 CSEA member-delegates gathered in Las Vegas for CSEA’s 91st Annual Conference. Representing their local chapters back home, they voted on 18 resolutions, adopted a budget, elected new Association officers and set the course for the year ahead. Delegates elected Ben Valdepeña as Association President, who said he is ready to lead the fight against the threats that we face and continue to build our great union’s strength and power.
“I’m going to build a team that’s going to move this Association forward,” he said, encouraging all members to get involved in their chapters, submit volunteer applications to take on roles in the state association, and join our fight for our members, our shared values and our students."...Read More
CSEA’s 92nd Annual Conference will be held July 29 - Aug. 2, 2018 at the Sacramento Convention Center.
Las Vegas turned a shade bluer today as more than 1,500 CSEA member-delegates arrived to register for the 91st Annual Conference, which begins tomorrow morning.
With a packed five-day agenda ahead, delegates enjoyed the opportunity to network with fellow members, learn about the many benefits and services offered at the Benefit Provider Area, reunite with old friends, and discuss the many items before them over the next week...More
With the bang of the gavel, Association President Ben Valdepeña opened the 91st Annual Conference with more than 1,600 member-delegates, staff and guests in attendance...More
While the previous year was challenging to say the least, Association President Ben Valdepeña said the state of our union is strong, and CSEA members showed that we are up to the task of fighting for our members, our students and our shared values...More
The 1,600 delegates at the 91st Annual Conference put their noses to the grindstone today, starting business at 8 a.m. to discuss, debate and vote on resolutions. CSEA Director of Field Operations Keith Pace also reported to delegates on critical items facing our members and labor unions nationwide...More
Work on resolutions continues, outstanding members honored
On the third day of the 91st Annual Conference, member-delegates completed action on resolutions, and still had time to acknowledge some of our union’s most outstanding members...More
The fourth day of the 91st Annual Conference was dedicated to bestowing prestigious awards, approving the Association’s budgets, and discussing CSEA’s legislative efforts in Sacramento and Washington, D.C...More
The 1,600 member-delegates finished their business at CSEA’s 91st Annual Conference by electing Ben Valdepeña as Association President for the next two years. Matthew “Shane” Dishman, a member of Kern High Chapter 81, was elected Association First Vice President; Adam Weinberger, a member of Perris Valley Chapter 469, was elected Second Vice President; and Elizabeth “Beth” Saldaña, a member of Sweetwater Operations Chapter 258, was elected Association Secretary...More
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