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2024 Delegate Election

In 2024 the BTU will be holding a Delegate Election to elect delegates to the AFT-Maryland Convention in May 2024 and the AFT National Convention in July 2024 in Houston, TX.

On March 21, 2024 the BTU concluded its internal election for Delegates to the AFT Maryland and AFT National Conventions. In this election, 1,833 members voted (24%). Of those, 1,827 members voted online (99.67%) and 6 members voted in-person (0.33%).

AFT National has indicated that the BTU will be allotted 73 delegates for the upcoming conventions, with the BTU President being an automatic delegate. The 72 candidates who received the most votes will be the BTU’s delegates. Their names are listed below.

First Name Last Name Vote Count
Zach Taylor 1346
Keysha Goodwin 1241
Brittany Johnstone 1232
Kelly Hope 1227
Cristina Duncan Evans 1226
Timothy Nathan Ferrell 1225
Shari Brown 1221
Kimberly Hescox Mooney 1189
Fareeha Waheed 1186
Lisa Ross 1164
Deborah Knowles 1160
Michael Pesa 1160
Angela Campbell 1159
LTanya Brooks 1158
Brendan McFadden 1156
Chris Patterson 1155
Martise Brown 1153
Candace Fryer 1153
Tamika Peters 1153
Deon Jackson 1151
Leilani Jones 1151
Makeda Heard 1149
Corey Gaber 1146
Antoinette Johnson 1145
Cheryl Owens 1144
Amber Phelps 1144
Franca Muller 1142
Chanee Robinson 1140
Matt Allen 1139
Larry Gaines 1139
Michael Newhouse 1139
Carol Brett 1138
Lee Krempel 1138
Gregory Haskins 1137
Caroline Schmidt 1137
Mark Brunson 1136
Jocelyn Providence 1136
Diana Desierto 1135
Robert (Bobby) Marinelli 1135
Evette Reid 1135
Charlene Stewart 1135
Joy Bacon 1134
Melissa McDonald 1134
Daniel Solomon 1134
Michael Canady 1132
Ryan Gholson 1132
Karen Jones-Irby 1131
Joel Pally 1130
Brenda Casillas 1129
Amir Ali 1128
Dewitt Doss 1128
Alan Rebar 1128
Litarsha Robinson 1128
Tiera Sydnor-Jones 1128
Patrice Pilgrim 1127
Steven Mednick 1126
Jelytza Padro 1126
Takiyah Dingle 1125
Latheena Galloway 1125
Michael Kranick 1125
Rochele Chambers 1124
Theresa Howard 1124
Jevons Liu 1124
Sena Robinson 1123
Lanis Gray 1122
Joseph Mahach 1122
Peter Ruhiri 1122
Doleen Holley 1121
Kelly Durkin 1120
Shelly-Ann Higgins 1120
Gwendolyn Mountcastle 1119
Syreeta Drabo 1118

The Certification of Results from the American Arbitration Association (AAA) can be found below: