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For Immediate Release: September 10, 2012

New UFA Queens Trustee Elected by Members

New York City Firefighters assigned to Queens County have elected a new UFA Queens Trustee. In a vote process administered by the American Arbitration Association under the observation of the UFA Election Committee, Firefighter Matthew Desjardin (Engine 325) was elected with 746 votes (63.5 %) to 424 votes (36%) for FF Frank Mitchell of (Engine 286). 1,174 valid ballots were cast and counted.

In accordance with the UFA constitution, FF. Desjardin's term begins immediately. He succeeds past Queens Trustee LeRoy C. McGinnis (Engine 266), who earlier this summer was elected UFA Recording Secretary. The UFA Executive Board congratulates Matt on his successful election.

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