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AFSCME Local 1542 Contacts

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Antonio M. Eiroa, President: In 2005, I was elected as full-time President of AFSCME Local 1542 and since re-elected for each term.  Originally from Terminal Operations for 17 years in the Aviation Department  and a total of 33 years within Government service. My major in Miami-Dade College North was in Broadcasting Operations and Aviation Administration.  I have successfully completed the Supervisory Training course that Miami-Dade County offers. I have served as a trustee on the Executive Board of Council 79 for 6 years and on our local Negotiating CBA Committee.  I am currently on the AFL-CIO Central Labor Council and part of the Executive Board of LCLAA – “Labor Council for Latin American Advancement” and AFSCME Local 1542- Chair for P.E.O.P.L.E.    

E-mail: AEiroa1542@Bellsouth.net / Office: 305-885-3909 (Voice Mail) / Cell: 305-905-5914



Efrain Montano, Vice President: Elected to the position of Secretary Treasurer of AFSCME Local 1542 in 2009 and re-elected; originally from Terminal Operations employed by Miami Dade Aviation since 1996. I graduated from Miami Dade College with an AA in Business Administration.  At Miami Dade County I have successfully completed the Supervisory Training course and continue to take courses offered. I have completed through AFSCME International a certification on Secretary Treasurer and continue to pursue financial courses. I served as the Chair of PEOPLEPublic Employees Organize to Promote Legislative Equality from 2009 through 2012 for AFSCME Local 1542 and in 2010 served as the Sargeant at Arms for the AFSCME International Convention.  I have served on the Negotiating CBA Committee. As a veteran of the United States Navy, I am very proud to have served and support our men and women in service and military families. 

Email: efrain1542@att.net / Office: 305-885-3909


Gary Feeney

Gary attended Long Island University Brooklyn Center from 1972-1976. A member of the United Auto Workers (UAW) NYC from 1977-1981. He started working at MIA in 1981 with Air Florida as a Supervisor of In-flight-services, assumed Manager’s position in 1983 until 1984. Gary continued in the same capacity from 1984-1988 when Midway Airlines  purchased Air Florida. In 1989  he began his County Service at MIA until present. Gary has been a faithful Union (AFSCME 1542) member since 1989. 

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Executive Board Members of Local 1542:

Marie Wagnac-Ricks, Recording Secretary: Elected to serve on the Executive Board of AFSCME Local 1542 in the position of Recording Secretary in 2009 and re-elected; I came from the Terminal Operations PIC/OCR section of the Miami Dade County Aviation Department.  I was originally hired by Aviation in 1989 and worked in Maintenance administrative team. I currently and fluently speak three languages (English, French and Creole) and have picked up some Spanish.  Through Miami Dade County I completed my Supervisory Training Courses and several software classes.  I have served on the Negotiating CBA committee for our local.

Email: MWagnac-Ricks@miami-airport.com / Phone:: 305-876-7448




John Fiocchi:  A union member of AFSCME 1542 since 1994; I was elected to serve on the Executive Board as an Executive Board Officer in 2005 and re-elected.   I was hired by Aviation in the BMC Shop of Maintenance and transferred to the FIDS (aka Tech Shop in 2001); in 2013 I was promoted to Senior  Technician. I graduated from Miami Dade Collage with an AA in Business and attended two years in Lindsay Hopkins Technical School where I obtained my FCC First Class License. I have been on the Negotiating Team for our CBA and on the Radio Usage Committee.

Email: JFiocchi@Miami-Airport.com / Phone: 305-876-7455




Johnny Jonekins

I began my County Career in 1987 in the Maintenance Division and currently the lead-worker within my shop of Mechanical Maintenance. I graduated in North Miami High; attended Miami Dade College, and a license Mechanic. I have been a union member since I began working with the Aviation Department and I have 16 years as a union representative holding various positions including my current position of Executive Board Officer.  I am on the safety Committee Vehicle/Injury, Negotiation Committee and have been involved in the Maintenance Uniform Committee.   

Email: JJonekins@Miami-Airport.com  / Phone: 305-876-7338




Trustees:



Dorrell Price: Elected to serve with AFSCME Local 1542 as a trustee in 2009 and since have been re-elected; I began my County career in 1978 as an Airport Specialist. Currently, I am a Senior Agent for the Gate Control in Airside Operations.I hold an AA in Aviation Management from the University of Belize and I am a certified pilot. I have served on the Negotiating CBA Committee for our local and on the attendance policy committee. 

Email: DPrice@miami-airport.com / Phone: 305-876-7075






Steve Kovacs:  I was elected to serve with AFSCME Local 1542 as a trustee in 2009 and since re-elected. I began my Aviation career in 1983 working for a ground service company and later was hired for Miami Dade Aviation in 1989.I am a Senior Agent with Advance Planning & Scheduling, Aircraft Gate, Cargo, and Apron Control for Airside Operations and completed the County’s Supervisory Training.  I have served on the CBA Committee for our local and on the attendance policy committee. 

Email: SKovacs@miami-airport.com / Phone: 305-876-7358




Shop Stewards:

Arnold Interiano Sr. & Orville Porter: Airside Operations
Gary Feeney: GA Airports
Peter Anglin: Maintenance. Mechanical Shop
Ray Wooder:- Maintenance, Mobile Garage
Christopher Gruber: Maintenance, Electrical Shop
Pam Coney: Terminal Operations   
Carlos Alen:
L. Rojas: Landside Ops

Member Action Team:

Alexis Dominguez: Team Captain & Safety
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees - Aviation
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees - Aviation
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees - Aviation