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Bob Mullins passed away on March 9. He served NSO for many years as its Communications Director and editor of the NSO Contact. Bob was a staffer for the Ohio Education Association for 25 years before his retirement. He leaves a legacy of work as an advocate for school employees and all union members. NSO President Chuck Agerstrand said, “Bob elevated NSO’s PR program to national prominence. His love for Ohio PSU and NSO was evident in his tireless efforts in doing what he could to get the news out regarding NSO. He also assisted many NSO affiliates with communications. He will be missed.”
In lieu of flowers, his family has asked that donations be made to a favorite charity. His obituary is available at www.rutherfordfuneralhomes.com.
Sullivan appointed to NEA Pension Board
NSO member Brian Sullivan from New Hampshire will be the new NSO representative and trustee to the NEA Pension Board.
AEA and Wisconsin AFL-CIO in the news
Log in to read the latest news about the firing of Alabama Education Association’s Executive Director and Wisconsin workers protesting anti-union legislation.
NSO Elections Notice
In June, delegates to the 2015 NSO Representative Assembly will be electing Region Directors. Any active NSO member is eligible to run. Log in to access election information.
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NSO Access cards no longer valid
Action by the 2013 NSO RA ended the contract for the Access card effective Sept. 30, 2014. The card provided discounts on travel, hotels, and purchases at various businesses. Some NSO members expressed concern that Access works with companies that are not pro-union.
The issue was originally brought as a New Business Item to the 2013 RA where it was approved.
The National Staff Organization (NSO) is the world’s largest union of union staff across the country. Through the efforts of hundreds of staff leaders, NSO has grown from 35 members in a handful of states in 1969, to more than 4,000 members from 89 affiliates in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Today, NSO has more than 2,300 full-time and 100 part-time members.
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Vice President for Program – Lynn Adler – Runnerlynn@aol.com
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Secretary – Mary Henson – EsthersBaby@msn.com
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