1997 UNION ELECTION RESULTS
May 12, 1997
On Friday 9th May, the Australian Electoral Commission formally declared the results of the 1997 elections for the United Firefighters Union of Australia, NSW Branch Committee of Management. The UFUA Branch Committee of Management elections jointly serve as the NSW Fire Brigade Employees Union, State Committee of Management elections under Section 239 of the NSW Industrial Relations Act 1996. The details are provided over.
FBEU STATE COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT /
UFUA BRANCH COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT,
1997 – 2000
President Simon FLYNN (3 Stn, C Pltn)
Senior Vice-President Graham WEBB (1 Stn, C Pltn)
Junior Vice-President Jay BLAND (503 Stn, B Pltn)
State Secretary Chris READ (Union Office)
Senior Officers’ Representative Tom KEELTY (27 Stn, D Pltn)
Station Officers’ Representative Jim GILLEN (70 Stn, C Pltn)
Firefighters’ Representative Clive HOOK (40 Stn, D Pltn)
Retained Sub-Branch Representative Max JEFFREY (305 Stn)
Newcastle Representative Ron McLENNAN (255 Stn, A Pltn)
Region North Representative Peter NEWTON (24 Stn, D Pltn)
Region North West Representative Bob KINSELA (77 Stn, C Pltn)
Region South West Representative Chris WINDSOR (18 Stn, C Pltn)
Region South Representative Andrew COPPIN (45 Stn, D Pltn)
Illawarra Representative Darryl SNOW (277 Stn, B Pltn)
State Secretary Monday 12th May, 1997
DECLARATION OF RESULTS FOR CONTESTED OFFICES
Results of the elections for the following offices conducted under the rules of the organisation –
E. No. 5029 of 1997.
TOTAL BALLOT PAPERS ISSUED 4481
Ballot papers/envelopes returned for scrutiny 1933
Less ballot papers/envelopes rejected at preliminary scrutiny 5
TOTAL BALLOT PAPERS ADMITTED TO SCRUTINY 1928
Percentage of ballot papers returned to number issued 43.17%
SPENCE, Donald George 204
FLYNN, Simon John 1604
BARTHOLOMEW, David John 106
I declare Simon John FLYNN elected.
BRANCH SENIOR VICE-PRESIDENT
WEBB, Graham John 1609
FARLEIGH, Donald Stuart 290
I declare Graham John WEBB elected.
BRANCH JUNIOR VICE-PRESIDENT After Elms excluded, 209 votes transferred
ELMS, Phillip William 209 BLAND 974
BLAND, Jay 880 CATTINI 617
CATTINI, Leon 577 BARTHOLOMEW 296
BARTHOLOMEW, David John 231
I declare Jay BLAND elected.
BRANCH SECRETARY/TREASURER (State Secretary)
LOFTHOUSE, Gregory John 276
READ, Christopher Scott 1643
I declare Christopher Scott READ elected.
BRANCH COMMITTEEPERSONS – NORTH REGION (1)
BROWN, Philip 661
NEWTON, Peter James 1202
I declare Peter James NEWTON elected.
BRANCH COMMITTEEPERSONS – NORTH WEST REGION (1)
COOPER, Paul John 441
KINSELA, Robert James 1424
I declare Robert James KINSELA elected.
BRANCH COMMITTEEPERSONS – VOLUNTEER BRANCH (1) (Retained Sub-Branch)
HINCHCLIFFE, Peter 369
JEFFREY, Maxwell Walter 1226
BARTHOLOMEW, David John 268
I declare Maxwell Walter JEFFREY elected.
Australian Electoral Commission, Sydney. 9 May 1997.