It’s time to elect WSNA Local Unit Officers to represent RNs at MultiCare Good Samaritan. The elected positions are Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer, Grievance officers (multiple).
Chair: The Local Unit Chair coordinates the local unit. They are responsible for ensuring the goals are met and accomplishing the business of the local unit. The goals work to keep members informed and involved, uphold the Local Unit Rules, and ensure committees are functional and accountable. The Chair runs local unit meetings.
Vice- Chair: The Local Unit Vice- Chair works closely with the Chair and helps meet the goals of the Local Unit and Members. The Vice- Chair runs local unit meetings when the Chair is unavailable and assists with committee functions. The Vice- Chair would assume the role as Chair in the absence or vacancy of Chair position.
Secretary: The Local Unit Secretary takes notes, posts to WSNA bulletin board and maintains records and minutes of the Local Unit.
Treasurer: The Local Unit Treasurer keeps an itemized account of all the receipts and disbursements pertaining to local unit funds and reports to the Officers on the status of the dues.
Grievance Officer: The Local Unit Grievance Officer assists RNs in meetings with management & oversees contract enforcement through the use of the grievance procedure found in the contract, advocating for all the nurses.
Self-nominations are strongly encouraged! All those nominated and are interested in running are required to complete a“consent to serve” form in order to be listed on the voting ballots. Those who self-nominate do not have to complete the form.
Nominees must be members in good standing.
If you have questions regarding the duties of a local unit officer, please contact Nurse Representative Sara Strite @ 206 – 575-7979 ext. 3065 or at email@example.com.