Press Releases

For Immediate Release: January 23, 2008

UFA Members Make Nominations for Executive Board

Two Elections for Citywide Positions & Eight Positions Go Unchallenged

The Uniformed Firefighters Association announces the list of candidates nominated to run for union Executive Board positions. All nominations took place at the January 10th membership meeting.

Ballots will be mailed to each member's residence by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) on January 24 and will be counted February 8. Using a new protocol established by the UFA, military members serving active duty may vote via the internet. Winners take office effective May 1, 2008.

For the office of President: Firefighter Rudy Sanfilippo, of Engine 258 and Firefighter Stephen J. Cassidy (incumbent), Engine 236;

For the office of Health & Safety Officer/Sergeant-at-Arms: Firefighter Timothy J. Moynihan, Marine 1 and William Romaka (incumbent), Engine 238

The following candidates are running unopposed:

Vice President, James Slevin, Ladder 7 (incumbent);

Treasurer, Robert J. Straub, Engine 45 (incumbent)

Recording Secretary, Joseph A. Miccio, Engine 295 (incumbent)

Manhattan Trustee, Daniel Murphy, Engine 74 (incumbent)

Brooklyn Trustee, John G. Kelly, Engine 201 (incumbent)

Queens Trustee, Stephen G. Humenesky, Engine 301 (incumbent)

Bronx Trustee, Edward Brown, Ladder 48 (incumbent)

Staten Island Trustee, Donald J. Ruland, Engine 157 (incumbent)

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