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To: All OPEIU Local 108


Nominations for the offices of President and Secretary-Treasurer closed on July 5th at 1800 CT. Only one nomination for each position was received by the election committee. Gordon Harwell was nominated for President and he has accepted the nomination. Ryan Lanning was nominated for Secretary-Treasurer and he has also accepted the nomination.

Both nominees are active members in good standing and meet the requirements for the Officer positions. As only one nomination for each Officer position was received, the candidates are uncontested and no vote by the membership is required.

The current OPEIU Local 108 President, Greg Awbrey, will oversee the swearing in of both Officer candidates. Date to be announced.

Any questions regarding nominations and/or the election should be put in writing to OPEIU Local 108

Election Committee at the email or address shown below.

Election Committee Members

Lucas Winslow 303-598-7472

Ben Miller 956-456-9383

Jon Russel 337-371-8491

OPEIU Local 108 Election Committee
P.O. Box 1381 Kenner,
La 70063

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Member Benefits

  • A $2,000 Death Benefit – through OPEIU
  • A $2,000 Accidental Death and Dismemberment Benefit – through OPEIU
  • Identity Theft Protection against the fastest growing crime in the United States – a crime that takes a victim, on average, 165 hours to regain pre-theft status – through OPEIU.
  • Two towing/service calls per year for members and family living in the same household –valued $100 each – through OPEIU.
  • A Complementary WellCard Discount Health Program through OPEIU – offering prescription drug discounts, first access medical discount benefits, vision and dental discounts and pre-paid lab and imaging discounts.
  • OPEIU Scholarships Funds:
    • Howard Coughlin Memorial Scholarship Fund - Full-time Scholarships of $6,500 and part-time scholarships of $2,650
    • John Kelly Labor Studies Scholarship Fund - $3,250 for either undergraduate or graduate students in one of the following areas of study: Labor Studies; Industrial Relations; Union Leadership and administration;
    • OPEIU Romeo Corbeil/Gilles Beauregard Memorial Scholarship Fund offering twenty scholarships for young people, between the ages of thirteen (13) and sixteen (16), to attend a summer camp at University Forest in Wappapello, MO where they will learn as well as have a great fun experience.
  • Student Debt Reduction Program
    OPEIU is pleased to offer a new OPEIU Student Debt Reduction Program to help members repay their student debt. The fund will provide five awards of $2,500 each year. A member can be awarded only once in a lifetime, and must have completed an associate or undergraduate degree. They must also have at least $10,000 in student debt and be able to prove their account is current. Application acceptance begins April 1, and the deadline for all submissions is June 30.
  • AFL-CIO Union Plus Benefit Program.

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