Committees

Committee members are appointed by the President and subject to the approval of the Board of Directors.

Election Committee (2022) (Standing Committee)
Chair: Aileen Mendoza
Positions available during this election cycle:

  • President
  • Treasurer
  • Director - Probation 075 Sworn MOU
  • Director - General MOU

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Finance Committee (Standing Committee)
Chair: Diana Gatlin (Social Services Agency/Confidential Unit)

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The Finance Committee shall be responsible for preparing an annual budget and presenting it to the Executive Board for approval at the October meeting. This committee shall be limited to four (4) members.

Health and Safety Committee (Special Committee)
Chairs: Stephanie Marsilli and Denise Smernes

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The Health and Safety Committee shall be responsible for reporting health and safety issues and in the workplace to the Board of Directors. The Health and Safety Committee shall also be responsible for investigating and researching solutions to those health and safety issues. This committee would like a minimum of one member from each bargaining unit.

Membership Committee  (Special Committee)
Chair: Deidra Perry (Social Services Agency/General Unit)

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The Membership Committee shall be responsible for the identification and orientation of new management personnel to include a summary of the benefits of membership and necessary application information, as well as the ongoing retention of existing members. This committee would like a minimum of one member from each bargaining unit.

Legislative and Political Action Committee (Standing Committee)
Chair: Fred Sahakian (Probation/General Unit)

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The Legislative and Political Action Committee shall be responsible for the evaluation of legislation action, salaries, benefits, and working conditions of the members of the Association. This evaluation shall include the drafting of position letters and recommendations to this Executive Board. PAC committee shall consist of all members of the Executive Board and any additional ACMEA members appointed by the President with the approval of the Board. This committee shall be responsible for receiving, and reviewing all requests for political endorsements and contributions and making recommendations to the Executive Board. This committee shall be limited to four (4) members.

Professional Development Committee  (Standing Committee)
Chair: David Haitema (Probation/Probation Managers)

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The Professional Development Committee shall be responsible for an ongoing program to research, evaluate and inform the membership of new and existing opportunities relating to their personal and professional development as managers. This committee shall be limited to four (4) members.

Labor Relations Committee  (Standing Committee)
The Labor Relations Committee shall be responsible for overseeing and pursuing all labor relations matters as directed by the Board of Directors for the purposes of wages, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment (including policies). This committee shall handle all meet and confers and negotiations for their specific bargaining units.

The committees are as follows and each shall be limited to five (5) members:

Alameda Health System Negotiations Committee
Chair: Tony Fuentes (Alameda Health System)
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Confidential Negotiations Committee
Chair: Shannon Chao (Sheriff /Confidential)

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Court Negotiations Committee
Chair: Deborah Neville

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General Negotiations Committee
Chair: VACANT

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Probation Managers
Chair: David Haitema (Probation Sworn)

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Sheriff Non-Sworn
Chair: Candace Porter (Sheriff Non-Sworn)

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Sheriff Sworn Negotiations Committee
Chair: Dan Brodie (Sheriff Sworn)
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