2014 Officer Elections
Regional Directors for the Billings and Helena areas were elected at this year’s Annual Meeting in Billings May 17. The Regional Director for the Great Falls area remains open.
DeeDe Baker was re-elected to her position as Region I Director to represent MPEA members in the Billings area. Baker works in the Billings Unemployment Insurance Division of the Department of Labor and Industry, has been an MPEA member since 2001and was appointed to the Board in 2011 and elected to her position in 2012. The Billings region consists of all those zip codes that begin with 590, 591 and 593.
Lisa Tucker was elected to her first term as Region III Director. This is the Helena Region and it covers all those MPEA members with a zip code that begins 596. Tucker is a member of MPEA’s Department of Environmental Quality Chapter. Tucker has been an active MPEA member since 1999. During that time she has served as president of her DEQ chapter and has participated on the statewide bargaining team and on the DEQ bargaining team.
Both Baker and Tucker were nominated unopposed. Per MPEA Bylaws those nominated unopposed are considered elected.