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Council 6 - Newark

About Council 6

Representing United Airlines Flight Attendants based at EWR. Local CWA #21005

Upcoming MEC Position Elections (Feb 25, 2020)

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Kim Montgomery

Kim Montgomery

LEC President

Phone: 833-AFAEWR6 ext 700

E-Mail: kmontgomery@unitedafa.org

Jennifer Ritter

Jennifer Ritter

LEC Vice President

Phone: 833-AFAEWR6 ext 701

E-Mail: jritter@unitedafa.org

Rita Pearl

Rita Pearl

LEC Secretary

Phone: 833-AFAEWR6 ext 702

E-Mail: rpearlewr@gmail.com

Robin Gilinger

Robin Gilinger

Council Representative

E-Mail: (to come)

Thailia Harris

Thailia Harris

Council Representative
Roger Jamerson

Roger Jamerson

Council Representative
Fernando Rivera

Fernando Rivera

Council Representative
Navin Singh

Navin Singh

Council Representative
Ravin Singh

Ravin Singh

Council Representative

Upcoming MEC Position Elections (Feb 25, 2020)


The Master Executive Council (MEC) is comprised of 16 locally-elected Presidents and three MEC Officers. The Local Executive Council Presidents (LECP) make up the voting body of the MEC. Positions are elected by a simple majority, with each LECP casting one vote for each position.

Candidates must be active Members in good standing, and should submit a resume or a signed “Willingness to Serve” statement, preferably fifteen days prior to the election date. Willingness to Serve Statements should not include personal information or employment history as they will be posted on the United MEC website for viewing by the Membership. Resume information, if desired, should be in a separate document. Interested candidates are encouraged, but not required, to give an in-person interview at the MEC meeting where the elections will be conducted. Any candidate who wishes to appear for an interview must do so at their personal expense.

Date: April 29 - May 1

Location:  Hyatt Rosemont Hotel
                   6350 N. River Rd
                   Rosemont, IL

 Notice of Election:   

Master Executive Council (MEC) President 
Master Executive Council (MEC) Vice President 
Master Executive Council (MEC) Secretary-Treasurer 
Master Executive Council (MEC  Benefits Committee
Master Executive Council (MEC Central Schedule Committee
Master Executive Council (MEC) Communications Committee 
Master Executive Council (MEC) Asian Affairs Coordinator
Master Executive Council (MEC) European Affairs Coordinator 
Master Executive Council (MEC) Employee Assistance/Professional Standards (EAP/PS)
Master Executive Council (MEC) Government Affairs Committee
Master Executive Council (MEC) Grievance Committee 
Master Executive Council (MEC) Hotel and Transportation Committee 
Master Executive Council (MEC) Reserve Committee
Master Executive Council (MEC) Retirement Board Committee 
Master Executive Council (MEC) Retirement Medical Plan Board Committee 
Master Executive Council (MEC) Safety, Health and Security Committee
Master Executive Council (MEC) Uniform Committee 

For more information or to submit your resume and Willingness to Serve statement send an e-mail to mecsec@unitedafa.org. Indicate “MEC Election” in the subject line. You may also mail your resume and Willingness to Serve to:

Jeffrey W. Heisey, Secretary-Treasurer
AFA United Master Executive Council
6250 N. River Road, Suite 4020
Rosemont, IL 60018

 For details on these positions please go to http://unitedafa.org/


Our Local Council Meeting will be held  prior to the MEC meeting to review candidates who have submitted resumes and their Willingness to Serve. Place and time to be announced soon.




Additional Council Information

The information below is maintained and updated by your Local Council.

Kim Montgomery 

833-AFAEWR6 ext 700

Jennifer Ritter

Vice President
833-AFAEWR6 ext 701

Rita Pearl

833-AFAEWR6 ext 702

COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES                                                                                                  

Robin Gilinger

Thailia Harris

Roger Jamerson

Freddy Rivera

Navin Singh

Ray Singh


Help Line: 833-AFAEWR6 or 833-232-3976


Safety, Health and Security  ext 1

Benefits, Occupational, Retirement ext 2

Grievance  ext 3

Reserve Committee ext  4

Hotel and Transportation ext 5

 Line Building Committee  ext 6

 President Kim Montgomery  ext 700

Vice President Jennifer Ritter  ext 701

Secretary Rita Pearl  ext 702

Grievance Issue? Down load the Council 6 EWR App and file a worksheet. Or go to Unitedafa.org, click on Forms, Click on Local Council Worksheet

MEC 847-292-7170

EAP/ Professional Standards

Terry Redwine 973-615-8909
Mary Tyson 908-672-3584
Barbara Vallee 631-664-6564
Concessa Ibanez-Rafuse 201-927-8117
Tracey Selby 727-457-4064
Sandra Marshall 718-930-4184
Deb Gonsalves 929-294-5764
Tanisha McCullough 310-703-2896
Charlie Vadnais 954-551-1218
Jimmy Fiallos 917-873-1818
Jackie Robotham 561-353-7268

Safety, Health and Security

Shaun Christopher Washington swashington@unitedafa.org
Flavia Conty fconty@unitedafa.org
Peggy Savitsky psavitskyewr@gmail.com

Freddy Rivera, Chair- frivera@unitedafa.org
Pam Caponetti, Chair- pcaponettiewr@gmail.com

Randy Hatfield- rhatfieldewr@gmail.com 
Julie Hill- skygoddess51@aol.com
Navin Singh- nsinghewr@gmail.com
Ray Singh- rsinghewr@gmail.com
Camille Marlowe-  cmarloweewr@gmail.com

Win Waterman- wwatermanewr@gmail.com

Kim Montgomery President- kmontgomery@unitedafa.org

 Rita Pearl Secretary- rpearlewr@gmail.com


Melissa Chipchak     mchipchakewr@gmail.com
Navin Singh             nsinghewr@gmail.com
Connie Gustafson   stxconnie@gmail.com


Ali Shelley            ashelleyewr@gmail.com
Win Waterman      wwatermanewr@gmail.com
Rita Pearl              rpearlewr@gmail.com 
Lorelei Waqia        atlwaqia@gmail.com

Insurance & Retirement
Ali Shelley ashelleyewr@gmail.com
Win Waterman wwatermanewr@gmail.com
Rita Pearl  rpearlewr@gmail.com 

Membership Engagement                                                                                                 

Thailia Harris  tharrisewr@gmail.com

Hotels & Transportation
Michael Desrosiers mdesrosiers@unitedafa.org




Government Affairs

Jennifer Ritter jritter@unitedafa.org

Joint Implementation Team

Jack Kande jkande@unitedafa.org
Denny Wheeling  dwheeling@unitedafa.org
Kevin Lum klum@unitedafa.org

Negoiation Team

Jack Kande jkande@unitedafa.org
Denny Wheeling  dwheeling@unitedafa.org
Greg Davidowitch gdavaiwitch@unitedafa.org