UE Local 170 members from eight different counties and two bureaus of the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources met for the first UE Local 170 DHHR Conference in Charleston on Saturday, April 13.

The DHHR Conference agenda included shop reports, caseload standard workgroups updates and a political action update. The UE Local 170 members also participated in a steward training conducted jointly by UE national staff and the West Virginia University Institute for Labor Studies and Research. The next meeting of the DHHR Conference is scheduled for Saturday, August 17. More info: contact the Local 170 office.
Pictured here starting on the left: Sandra Summers (Jackson County), Leanna Chrisleg (Mercer County), Diana Dutchess (Doddridge County), Rhonda Rowan (Pleasants County), Sandra Baker (Wood County), Cynthia Potter (Lincoln County), Chris Wolford (Harrison County), Susan Lanier, Gloria Adkins, and Carolyn Blankenship (Fayette County). Missing from pic: Donna Morgan, UE Local 170 President, and Cathy Miller, UE Local 170 Recording Secretary.