SEIU 721 Stewards Celebrate Outstanding Service

On September 8, 2012, over 200 SEIU Local 721 Stewards came together to celebrate their hard work and dedication to our union. Stewards celebrated with dinner, dancing and an awards ceremony for Stewards with outstanding service, dedication and passion for protecting workers on the job.
Stewards from each region were recognized for outstanding service in Organizing, Representation, Political, Steward of the Year, and Rookie of the Year.
Special awards were given for outstanding leadership in Member Education & Training and working with SEIU 721 Member Connection. Two LA County Stewards were also awarded a special Lifetime Achievement award named for Norma Lee Harvey, a former steward who was an active leader of SEIU Local  660 and Local 721 for over 40 years.
Steward Awards Winners for each region:
LA County:
Organizing – Frank Pineda
Representation – Mellonie Freeman
Political – James Garr Wharry & Phoury Chhun
Steward of the Year
– Keenan Sheedy
Rookie of the Year – Carol Maxey Ware
Norma Harvey Lifetime Achievement Award – Bobbie Anderson & Sol Fingold
Organizing – Rosa Nava & Ciara Tymony
Representation – Buford James
Political – Arnella Sims & Rosa Castro
Steward of the Year – Bridgette Jackson
Rookie of the Year – Tanya Taylor-Rivero
LA/OC Cities:
Organizing – Simboa Wright
Representation – Brian Story
Political – Jacob Miller
Steward of the Year – Alan Peshek
Rookie of the Year – Angela Jackson
Inland Region (Riverside County):
Organizing – Martha Williams Garcia
Representation – Joey Smith
Political – Christina Veragos
Steward of the Year – Wendy Thomas
Rookie of the Year – Eric Mummert
Inland Region (Riverside City):
Representation – Ed Toole
Political – Corinne Parker
Steward of the Year – Lisa Munoz
Rookie of the Year – Sammie Luna-Farias & Enrique Barboza
Rookie of the Year – Angela Portillo
Special Awards:
Member Education & Training – Kenn Turner, Dennis Green & Glenn Sanders
Member Connection – Edward Roman
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