President’s Report

President’s Report of Actions, Events and Participations

Winter 2022

November 2021

  • GOTV phone banking for Minnesota, Iowa and California, November 1-2
  • GOTV event with San Diego & Imperial Counties Labor Council in San Diego, November 3
  • Weekly UDW check signing in San Diego, November 4
  • CAT San Diego Special Board Meeting, November 5
  • District 7 Local Board Meeting in El Centro, November 5
  • UDW Communications Department Training, Persuasive Speaking, November 9
  • Work-from-home, November 10-17
  • Provider Appreciation Days and Turkey Distributions, all month
    • District 5 PAD, November 19
    • District 4 PAD, November 23
  • Executive Board’s Annual Holiday Dinner in Riverside, November 30

December 2021

  • Quarterly Executive Board Meeting in Riverside, December 1
  • Finance Committee Meeting on UDW’s non-profit partnerships, December 6
  • B5 Foundation Training Meeting, December 6
  • Finance Committee Meeting, December 7
  • District 2 Local Board Meeting in Santa Ana, December 7
  • Weekly UDW check signing in San Diego, December 8
  • District 2 Membership Meeting and Leadership Academy Graduation via Zoom, December 9
  • Special Executive Board Meeting, December 9
  • Finance Committee Meeting about the development of UDW Resource Center, December 10
  • District 7 Local Board Meeting in El Centro, December 13
  • Weekly UDW check signing in San Diego, December 15
  • District 1 Activist and Volunteer Celebration Event in San Diego, December 15
  • Finance Committee Meeting, December 16
  • District 7 Local Board Luncheon in Riverside, CA December 17
  • District 7 Toy and Food Drive Distribution, December 18
  • Special Executive Board Meeting, December 20
  • District 4 Membership Meeting, December 21
  • Swearing-in of UDW’s New Secretary-Treasurer William Reed, December 21
  • Weekly UDW check signing in San Diego, CA, December 22
  • Rise Up Providers Event in San Diego, December 23
  • UDW Closed for the Holidays, December 24-27
  • Weekly UDW check signing in San Diego, December 29

January 2022

  • District 4 New Member Activist Luncheon, January 4
  • District 7 Local Board Meeting, January 5
  • Weekly UDW check signing in San Diego, CA, January 5
  • District 3 Local Board Meeting, January 7
  • District 7 Local Board meeting, January 10
  • District 5 New Member Activist Luncheon and Local Board Meeting, January 13
  • District 3 Local Board Meeting, January 18
  • Weekly UDW check signing in San Diego, CA, January 19
  • CARA Executive Board Meeting, January 19
  • Finance Committee Meeting, January 19
  • Special Executive Board Meeting on Candidate Endorsements, January 24
  • District 3 Local Board Meeting, January 28

President’s Report of Actions, Events and Participations

Spring 2022

February 2022

  • District 7 Local Board Meeting, February 1
  • District 7 Health and Welfare Council Meeting, February 2
  • Special Executive Board Meeting, February 3
  • Attended UDW’s Black History Month roundtable discussion, February 17
  • District 7 Membership Meeting and panelist, February 17
  • UDW President off, February 7-20
  • Attended San Diego CLC Meeting via Zoom, February 23
  • District 2 Membership Meeting via Zoom, February 24
  • District 3 Membership Meeting via Zoom, February 24
  • District 1 Membership Meeting via Zoom, February 25

March 2022

  • UDW Statewide Bargaining Training led by AFSCME via Zoom, March 3
  • Special Executive Board Meeting on UDW’s credit union, March 4
  • Processed Leave of Absence (LOA) requests, March 6
  • Interviewed Ricardo Rodriquez for Audit Trustee of San Diego County, March 7
  • Executive Board Meeting via Zoom, March 8
  • District 7 Local Board Meeting, March 14
  • UDW Telephone Town Hall rehearsal, March 15
  • Finance Committee Meeting, March 16
  • UDW Statewide Bargaining Training led by AFSCME via Zoom, March 17
  • District 1 Membership Meeting panelist in San Diego, CA, March 17
  • UDW Telephone Town Hall rehearsal, March 18
  • District 7 Local Board Meeting, March 21
  • UDW Telephone Town Hall, March 22
  • District 4 Membership Meeting via Zoom, March 22
  • District 1 Membership Meeting in San Diego, March 23
  • San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council Meeting, March 23
  • San Diego Arthritis Foundation Board Meeting, March 23
  • San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council Delegates Meeting, March 25
  • District 2 Membership Meeting and gift card giveaway in Santa Ana, March 28-29
  • UDW Statewide Bargaining Training led by AFSCME via Zoom, March 30
  • Special Executive Board meeting, March 30

April 2022

  • UDW Telephone Town Hall debrief, April 4
  • District 7 Local Board Meeting in El Centro, April 4
  • District 7 Board of Supervisors Meeting and action in El Centro, April 5
  • Weekly UDW check signing in San Diego, April 6
  • UDW Principal Officer’s Meeting, April 6
  • District 7 Local Board Meeting to prepare for BOS action, April 11
  • District 7 Board of Supervisors Meeting and action in El Centro, April 12
  • District 7 Membership Meeting in El Centro, April 13
  • Reviewed UDW property with Executive Director in El Centro, April 14 
  • Finalized Executive Board endorsements of Josh Lowenthal (AD 61), Gail Pellerin (AD 28), and Giselle Hale (AD 21), April 15-16
  • Helped San Diego member prepare for IHSS re-assessment, April 18
  • CARA-CAT forum w/candidates running for San Diego Sheriff, April 19
  • Weekly UDW check signing in San Diego, April 20
  • Finance Committee Meeting, April 20
  • CARA Convention Committee Meeting, April 20
  • Worked on Leave of Absence (LOA) database, April 24
  • District 7 Local Board Meeting via Zoom, April 26
  • District 5 Membership Meeting in Bakersfield, April 27-29
  • All Staff and Executive Board Meeting with Providence Federal Credit Union via Zoom, April 27
  • UDW Statewide Bargaining Training led by AFSCME via Zoom, April 28

President’s Report of Actions, Events and Participations

Summer 2022

May 2022

  • District 7 Local Board Meeting, May 2
  • Weekly UDW check signing in San Diego, May 4
  • District 7 Membership Meeting, May 6
  • Weekly UDW check signing in San Diego, May 11
  • San Diego new provider’s Orientation, May 11
  • UDW Bargaining Training, May 12
  • San Diego New Provider’s Orientation, May 13
  • Statewide Officers Sworn-in, May 13
  • District 1 & District 7 Board Members Sworn-in, May 13
  • Meeting with the new D2 Chair Angie Nguyen and D2 Vice-Chair Gloria Orduna, May 16
  • Meeting with the D2 Local Board Meeting, May 16
  • San Diego New Providers Orientation, May 18
  • Weekly UDW check signing in San Diego, May 18
  • CARA Convention Committee Meeting, May 18
  • UDW Telephone Town Hall rehearsal, May 19
  • UDW Telephone Town Hall, May 23
  • Weekly UDW check signing in San Diego, May 25
  • District 3 swear-in and Membership Meeting in Riverside, May 26

June 2022

  • Weekly UDW check signing in San Diego, June 1
  • One-on-one meeting with District 6 Chair Martha Ruiz, June 1
  • Sacramento and Merced Local Board Meeting, June 1-3
  • District 7 Local Board Meeting, June 13
  • District 2 Local Board Meeting and Membership Meeting in Santa Ana, June 14
  • Finance Committee Meeting in San Diego, June 15
  • Weekly UDW check signing in San Diego, June 15
  • District 1 Membership meeting in San Diego, June 16
  • UDW/AFSCME Delegates Training, June 22
  • District 6 Multicultural Celebration Event in Butte County, June 24
  • One-on-one meeting with District 6 Chair and Butte County representatives, June 24

July 2022

  • Weekly UDW check signing in San Diego, July 6
  • Attended AFSCME’s 45th International Convention in Philadelphia, PA, July 8-16
    • Executive Board Meeting, July 9
    • UDW Delegates Meeting, July 10
    • Participated in tribute to late AFSCME International President Gerald McEntee, July 11
    • Spoke in support of Resolutions #4 and #24 “Reaffirming the value of Childcare providers /Growing and Connecting Union Childcare and We Must Champion Childcare”, July 15
  • District 2 Local Board Meeting in Santa Ana, July 18
  • Weekly UDW check signing in San Diego, July 20
  • Swearing in ceremony for District 6 District Recording Secretary Farnoush Makhmalbaf and Placer County Representative Alicia Juelch, July 20
  • Swearing in ceremony for District 4 Alpine County Representative Tara Skennadore and District Vice-Chair Magdalena Castillo, July 20
  • Finance Committee meeting via Zoom, July 20
  • CARA Convention Committee Meeting via Zoom, July 20