May 2023 Minutes
JAMES E PARKS JR. NORTHERN VIRGINIA DISTRICT BRANCH 526 MINUTES – GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING-ZOOM
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF POSTAL SUPERVISORS
JAMES E PARKS JR. VIRGINIA BRANCH 526
MINUTES – GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING-ZOOM
Thursday, May 18, 2023
Lloyd Cox called the meeting to order at 7:03 pm via Zoom. The following officers were present: Lloyd Cox, President; Alice Jackson, VP Customer Service; Deborah Farmer, VP -P&; DC; Joanne Farmer, Secretary/Treasurer. Committee Chairs: Deborah Holley -Constitution/By-Laws; Martin Andrews - Membership; Kenny Marshall - Sargent at Arms; Harold Wade – Legislative; James Reedy – Resolutions, and Darcy Driscoll – Benevolence. June Marie Brandt,
Editor in Chief was absent.
The agenda was read, and Alice Jackson motioned to accept the minutes as read with any
addition; Harold Wade 2nd; motion passed.
The minutes were read, and Alice Jackson motioned to accept the minutes as read with any
necessary corrections; Harold Wade 2nd; motion passed.
The Treasury Report was read, and Darcy Driscoll motioned to accept the treasury report with any necessary corrections; Alice Jackson 2nd, motion passed.
Constitution and By-laws – Chair, Deborah Holley
Legislative- Chair, Harold Wade
Membership – Chair, Andrew Martin
Benevolence – Chair, Darcy Driscoll
Resolution – Chair, James Reedy
Sargent-At-Arms – Chair, Kenneth (Kenny) Marshall
Editor in Chief – June Marie Brandt
Darryl Beasley –no cases
Kenny Marshall – no cases
Alice Jackson - Discussion
June Marie Brandt – no cases
Andrew Martin – no cases
Lloyd Cox – 1 I&I, 1 LOW in lieu of 14 Day reduce to 7 Day for 1 year, 1 LOW in lieu of 7 Day reduce to LOW for 1 year (revisit in 6 months), emergency placement, and 1 FMLA grievance.
Deborah Farmer – 1 I & I
William White – no cases
Joanne Farmer -no cases
Harold Wade – no cases
Rose Allen – no cases
Deborah Holley – no cases
The delegates stated overall the Legislative Training Seminar, (LTS) went well. We were able to visit our congressman in person. It was an outstanding networking session and very
The Career Conference Session was also a great networking tool for all crafts and management
Lloyd stated that Troy Griffin (AVP) wants us to support the Pennsylvania and Pioneer Tri State Convention. The officers will be attending the Pennsylvania and Tri-State Pioneer Conventions.
Joanne Farmer share (show) Branch 526 website with the members.
Deborah Holley motioned to pay $1,000.00 for the creation of the website and James Parks 2nd; motioned pass.
Joanne Farmer motioned to pay $50 a month for maintenance of the website and Harold Wade 2nd; motioned pass.
Joanne Farmer motioned to buy 10 Crab Feast tickets from Branch 42 fundraiser and Darcy
Driscoll 2nd: motioned pass.
Deborah Holley has concerns about when we do our mileage going to different places, we
normally do it from the delegate house. Now we have members moving out of the DMV area, and we should make sure we are during the mileage equitably or staying in the equity range. We need to put something in our constitution and by-laws.
Lloyd stated that JesChelle Marshall is our State Auxiliary President, she replaces Rick Hall and Diedre Cox is the Branch Auxiliary President.
Lloyd thanked everyone for joining the meeting tonight.
The next Branch Meeting is July 20, 2023, at 7:00 pm via Zoom.
Motion to adjourn was made at 8:07 pm by Harold Wade and 2nd by Darcy Driscoll; motion