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2019 Union Officer Elections


By-Law Changes Impacting Elections

In November 2017, and again in June 2019, the members of the Local adopted revisions to the Constitution and By-Laws which impacted several aspects of officer elections, most importantly finalizing term-lengths to be three-year terms for terms beginning on or after January 1st, 2018, with the exception of Secretary and Treasurer, who’s new three year terms shall begin January 1st, 2020. As a result, both Secretary and Treasurer shall be open for nomination and election in the fall of 2019

2019 Elections Committee

As ratified during the September 2019 regular membership meeting, the following members were appointed to the 2019 elections committee, and can be reached by emailing

– Kyle Pitcock
– Tryg Vonbrandt
– Garett Hensley


Nominations may be made from the floor during the November 5th, 2019 regular meeting at 9:30 AM in Casa Grande, Arizona at the Holiday Inn Conference Room (777 N Pinal Avenue). Nominations will also be accepted during the three days prior to the nominations meeting via email to provided that they are received prior to 9:30 AM on November 5th.

Notifications of nominations will be sent via US Mail to all dues-paying members to the last known address. If you need to update your address, you can do so from the Local’s portal site ( 

2019 Elected Positions


Secretary (incumbent Kacy Stoneburg)
Treasurer (incumbent Diana Overton)

Maricopa Ambulance

Trustee (incumbent Kenny Austin)


All positions hold a three year term beginning on January 1st, 2020 and ending on December 31st, 2022.


Union Election Process and Ballots

The United Emergency Medical Professionals of Arizona is governed by it’s Constitution and By-Laws which requires a mail-in style ballot and election process.

Ballots will be mailed fifteen (15) days following the close of the nominations process and must be received via the provided postage-paid ballot-return envelope no later than fifteen (15) days following the date of mailing.

Ballots are sent via US Mail to all dues-paying members to the last known address. If you need to update your address, please do so by visiting

2018 Union Election Results

Ballots were counted on December 15th, and the results are listed below.

Maricopa Ambulance – Vice President
Bailey 57%
Troutman 43%
Maricopa Ambulance – EMS Trustee/Steward
Neal 43%
Thompson 57%
Maricopa Ambulance – IF Trustee/Steward
Heredia 56%
Seamons  44%

AMR Central – East EMS Trustee/Steward
Glover 13%
Johns 23%
Kambouris 28%
Shine 36%

AMR Central – West EMS Trustee/Steward
Elias 58%
Wistuber 42%


A copy of the election report may be downloaded here (PDF).

Union Election Protest & Review

On December 15th, candidates were notified of the election results and provided a copy of the above election report. Subsequent to that, Vice President Candidate Troutman filed a protest to the election. The protest was forwarded to the election committee for investigation and to take any necessary and appropriate actions.

A copy of the protest can be downloaded here (PDF).

A copy of the Election Committee’s response and findings can be downloaded here (PDF).



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