Message from the President
I would like to first take this opportunity to thank the outgoing office staff. Your service has been much appreciated and I look forward to continuing to work with you all in the future.Looking forward we have a lot of ideas we are looking to implement as quickly as possible. Primarily, I want to make effective communication a priority. Please be on the lookout for changes to the website and the newsletter.
Secondly, I will be making sure we have more staff members presence at the various port offices to ensure we are getting a better handle on the specific issues facing officers at each port. If you have a current issue/grievance pending with the Union, I will be contacting you personally to touch base. You can also reach out to us by sending an email to with any additional information we may need for your case.
Lastly, to everyone who took the time to vote in the last election thank you, your continued participation is what keeps the Chapter strong. To those of you who voted for me, thank you for your support. I couldn’t have done it without you, and to those of you who didn’t, I will be working hard to change your mind.
Jera L. Honda
NTEU Chapter 137