Meetings and Events

Board of Director & Membership Meetings


EDCEA, Local #1 has a Board of Directors (BOD's) that meet on a monthly basis along with EDCEA staff, on the first Tuesday of every month with occasional exceptions.  All meetings are held at the Union Office in Placerville with quarterly meetings held in South Lake Tahoe.  All MEMBERS are welcome to attend.


We ask that you please RSVP 1 day in advance for food ordering purposes.

2019 BOD Meeting Summary

December 2019

Staff Reports & Grievances

Business Agent—filed grievance challenging member's dismissal. Proposed first bargaining table date for negotiations in January. Proposed a bargaining team training prior to first table date. Reviewing a list of classifications the County wants to abolish.


Officer Reports

President—attended a layoff appeal which was denied. Announced the negotiating team members. Discussed our Bylaws regarding excused absences for BOD meetings.

2nd Vice President—discussed Mental Health caseloads and issues around holiday on-call requirements

WS Chief Shop Steward—is working on issues regarding work classifications and evaluations.


Committee Reports

Community Outreach is doing a larger newsletter this month.

Labor Management chair has provided our BA with contact information for the HHSA team.

Organizing Committee is working on developing MATs (member action teams). Motion was approved for two member appreciation events for the West Slope and SLT for Spring 2020.


Ongoing Business

Local One has budgeted funds for future conferences such as Los Angeles 2020 AFSCME Convention.

Class Study is still progressing.

Council 57/AFSCME has eight delegate positions for Local One on the board; EDCEA will have two of those delegates. Nominations and elections to be scheduled shortly.

Council 57 and Local One—received some clarification as to how expenses will be handled between the two. Dues reduction to take effect December 1.


New Business

Negotiations—2019 member survey will be provided to the team.

Change of key executive on checking account—motion approved to change it to current Treasurer Debbie Touchette.

Request for PRT—discussed procedures for requesting and reporting presidential release time.

Site Reps—motion approved to invite Site Reps to our January workshop lunch.

                   What is a Lunch & Learn Meeting? 

A lunch and learn meeting is an informal meeting that takes place over lunch and/or breaks. Members provide their own lunches, and . come to learn about specific issues.

Organizing Committee Defined

A strong organizing committee is the foundation for creating a powerful, democratic and active union. The organizing committee is the engine that drives the direction of any organizing efforts. The committee’s role is to motivate and unify the membership to take action for the betterment of all EDCEA members in El Dorado County.

    El Dorado County Employees Association, Local #1

    2864 Ray Lawyer Drive, Suite 202

    Placerville, CA 95667

    Phone: (530) 626-2565 Fax: (530) 626-2569

    Toll Free: (800) 479-2560