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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 18, 2010

UUP re-elects officers, chooses board members


Representatives to United University Professions’ 2010 Spring Delegate Assembly have re-elected three officers and elected five Executive Board members. All officers and board members will serve two-year terms, effective June 1.

Rowena Blackman-Stroud, teaching hospital associate director of nuclear medicine at SUNY Downstate’s Health Science Center in Brooklyn, was re-elected to a ninth term as UUP’s treasurer.
Frederick Floss, a professor of economics and finance at Buffalo State College, was re-elected to a fourth term as UUP’s vice president for academics. John Marino, an associate director of radiology at Stony Brook’s Health Sciences Center, was re-elected to a sixth term as UUP’s vice president for professionals.

The following were re-elected to UUP’s statewide Executive Board:

J. Philippe Abraham, a senior academic advisor at the University at Albany;

Jamie Dangler, an associate professor of sociology and UUP chapter president at SUNY Cortland;
and

Carolyn Kube, a clinical lab technician at Stony Brook University’s Health Sciences Center.

The following were newly elected to UUP’s statewide Executive Board:

James Engle, an assistant professor in the Equal Opportunity Center and UUP chapter president at
SUNY Morrisville; and

Ray Gleason, an engineering technician at SUNY Alfred.

Nearly 300 UUP delegates voted in the elections conducted during the Delegate Assembly held in Albany May 14-15.

Photos of the officers and Executive Board are available upon request.

UUP is the nation's largest higher education union, with more than 42,000 academic and professional faculty and retirees. UUP members work at 29 New York state-operated campuses, including SUNY’s public teaching hospitals and health science centers in Brooklyn, Long Island and Syracuse. It is an affiliate of NYSUT, the American Federation of Teachers, the National Education Association, and the AFL-CIO.

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