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23rd Biennial HGEA General Assembly Recap

May 13, 2016


The General Assembly is the highest policy-making body which meets every two years to act on resolutions that guide our union and its officers. This year, 389 member delegates representing all bargaining units and all islands participated. In addition to union business including caucus meetings and voting on resolutions, the delegates listened to inspiring and informational speeches, attended workshops, and visited exhibitor booths and displays. The two-day 23rd Biennial General Assembly concluded business Friday, May 13.

View speeches of the 23rd Biennial General Assembly below:

Welcome address: Hawaii Island Mayor Billy Kenoi

President's Report: Jackie Ferguson-Miyamoto

State of the Union address: HGEA Executive Director Randy Perreira

Keynote speaker: AFSCME President Lee Saunders

PEOPLE presentation: Priscilla Badua (Unit 13) & Joshua Capp (Unit 3), Kauai

Guest speaker: Elisa Yadao, HMSA Senior Vice President, Consumer Experience

Presentation honoring David K. Trask, Jr.

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