2020 Executive Committee Officer Elections

The International Federation of Professional and 
Technical Engineers Local 21, AFL‑CIO
Executive Committee Officer Elections

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the election, please contact the Election21@ifpte21.org.

Local 21 Election Documents 

Election Notice

Election Guidelines

Union Election Calendar 

EC Resolution to Chapter Presidents 

Nomination Petition 

Key Dates

  • June 20: Election of Union Officer Election Committee by Delegate Assembly - date passed
  • July 23: Executive Committee Appoint Nomination Committee - date passed
  • August 3: Notice of Election - date passed
  • August 28: Deadline for Nominations to Nominating Committee - date passed
  • October 2: Deadline for Nomination Petitions - upcoming 
  • October 2: Cutoff Date for Member Eligibility 
  • November 2: Date of Election (ballots are mailed)
  • November 23: Deadline for Ballots (ballots must be received)
  • November 24: Vote Count

Nomination Petition PDF 

Members interested in running for an Executive Committee position can gather signatures to run for office and must submit a complited petition before 5:00 PM on October 2, 2020 to the Election Committee. 

See detailed instructions on petition.

Resolution to Chapter Presidents 

Summary: Chapter Presidents are encouraged to make opportunities during chapter meetings as an open invitation for all candidates and candidate advocates, on an equal time basis, to inform members about themselves and their vision for Local 21.

The Nominating Committee completed their responsibilities as directed by the IFPTE Local 21 Bylaws and submitted a list of candidates for the Executive Committee Offices to the Election Committee. The candidates are listed below.

Candidates & Offices


  • Gus Vallejo
  • Jenna Castro 

Executive Vice President

  • Moses Corrette
  • Janey Chan 

Vice President for Membership & Organization

  • Bianca Polovina
  • Peter Luong

Vice President for Legislative & Political Action

  • Frances Hsieh

Vice President At-Large

  • Olympia Williams
  • Kevin Day 

Vice President for San Francisco

  • Kim Thompson
  • Rinaldi Wibowo

Vice President for East Bay

  • Cheryl Penick

Vice President for Oakland

  • Anthony Reese
  • Laura Takeshita

Vice President for South Bay

  • Edith Alanis


  • JR Santos


  • Marc Miyashiro
  • Paul Barradas