California State Branch
National Association of Postal Supervisors
May 3, 2019
We just concluded our second California/Hawaii Bi-
Our festivities began with our usual bowling event on Tuesday afternoon at Aiea Bowl. Charles Patterson was the top bowler for the event. After bowling we had a California/Hawaii State meeting with all the affiliated California branches and Hawaii State branch at the Ala Moana Hotel.
Our NAPS National officers Brian Wagner, President; Ivan Butts, Executive Vice President; Marilyn Walton Western Region Area vice president; Chuck Lum, Pacific Area vice president and immediate past president Louis Atkins attended, answered questions, provided information and participated in the convention.
California State Branch 905
President, Marilyn Jones
Vice President, John Wong
Treasurer, Sally Simpao
Secretary, Bridget Evans
Area Vice President, Mariel Murillo
Area Vice President, Charles Patterson
Area Vice President, Vontina Swygert
Area Vice President, Vacant
Legislative Consultant, Marsha Danzy
Hawaii State Branch 214
President, Laurie Lum
Vice President, Kelii Eberhart
Treasurer, Kanani Alos
Secretary, Wendy Iyoki
Trustee, Lori Kamei
Trustee, Kevin Nakaoka
Trustee, Laroma Parker
Our opening ceremonies included welcomes from Convention Co-
We were welcomed by our Pacific Area Vice President Larry Munoz – Larry let all the attendees know that he has been a dues paying member of NAPS since 1990 and still is! He sees the value and purpose of NAPS. He’s so thankful and proud of everyone in the Pacific Area. He said as I look around, there are so many people here in this room, that have touched my life. He has worked in every district in Pacific Area! God is so good!!! I’m glad to back as your Area Vice President. I feel so blessed. I love all you guys. Pacific Area is doing well. There’s always room for improvement. Our Safety Culture used to be the worst; and now look! Let’s all push SAFETY! It’s all about the people and that includes you. Everyone should come to work safe and go home safe. We have the Safety Ambassadors that can help us. The Safety Symposium gives us tools. We need Engagement of all of our employees at every level. We need to grow our Engagement culture. And all you retirees, we need you! We need you to come back and help us. We have brand new people and they need help! 80% of our HR managers are new!!! Thank you for what you do and continue to do!
We were also welcomed by Greg Wolney, Hawaii District Manager; Diana Munoz, Senior Plant Manager (A) and also a NAPS member; Kenji Higaki, Postmaster, Honolulu Post Office; Marilyn Walton, Western Region Vice President; Chuck Lum, Pacific Area Vice President; and Patricia Jackson-
Each year we hold a Memorial service to remember those who have passed away during the past year. Our Memorial Service was led by Patricia Jackson-
Name of Deceased. Branch NAPS Member/Retiree
Wendy Nunnery 39 Member
Henry Amos 77 Member
Danny “Zane” Maddox 77 Member
Martin Jimenez 88 Member
Robert Wills 88 RETIREE
Rondy Alexander 127 Member
David Dupart 127 Member
Daniel Hartnett 127 Member
Viola Rankin 127 Member
Miriam Salinas 127 Member
William “Bill” Dock 159 RETIREE
Roy Pagay 159 Member
Tom Wong 210 RETIREE
Gena Marques 214 Member
Lillian Powell 239 RETIREE
Mary Burkhard 244 Member
Branch 214 wished a Mahalo Nui to the following branches for coffee donations: 39, 197, 266, and 159.
Parliamentarian Dorothea Bradley conducted First Timers Training along with the California State Board and welcomed all First Timers. Branch 905 updated the First Timers booklet (originally prepared by Dorothea Bradley, Marilyn Walton and other 905 officers) and presented a copy to each one of our 6 First Timers:
Jackie Robinson, Branch 39
Don Engkgist, Branch 77
Freddie Jordan, Branch 77
Lelton Gibson, Branch 88
Sarah Stiles, Branch 244
Patrick Johnson, Branch 266
Our business meetings included a presentation given by Inspector in Charge Rafael Nunez, U.S. Postal Inspection Service. Their job duties include support and protect USPS employees; infrastructures and customers. They investigate Mail theft; violent crimes; dangerous mailings; prohibited mailings; financial crimes; mail fraud; and senior victims of mail fraud/scams.
Training was given on Involuntary Reassignments by John Aceves, NAPS former national officer.
Marilyn Walton gave a presentation that included Legislation and updates; story of the California coalition from its inception to the present; NAPS podcasts; reminder to always VOTE POSTAL! to STAY WOKE!
Chuck Lum talked about membership and his plans to increase membership in the Pacific Area. We have 1096 non-
We reviewed and resolved resolutions from the Constitution& By-
Marsha Danzy challenged the convention to raise $6000 for SPAC. She not only met but surpassed her goal collecting over $8564!
We also held elections for the Branch 905 Officers. Our Branch 905 California State Board officers for 2019 – 2021 are:
President, Marilyn Jones -
Vice President, John Wong -
Treasurer, Sally Simpao -
Secretary, Bridget Evans -
Area Vice President, Stephnia Campbell -
Area Vice President, Mariel Murillo – re-
Area Vice President, Ralph Petty -
Area Vice President, Vontina Swygert – re-
Legislative Consultant, April Trevena -
We wish to thank Charles Patterson and Marsha Danzy for their years of service, support, dedication and assistance to NAPS California State Branch 905 and all California NAPS members!
We wish to thank all of the delegates, National Officers, auxiliary, sponsors, guests and friends of NAPS!
Hope to see you at the 2020 California State Convention in San Francisco CA hosted by
San Francisco NAPS Branch 88!!!
NAPS California State Secretary
|Branch 88 Retirement Dinner Nov 2018|