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Renfroe appointed EVP; Jackson named dir. of city delivery; other appointments

Brian RenfroeOn Dec. 2, NALC President Fredric Rolando appointed Director of City Delivery Brian Renfroe as executive vice president. Renfroe fills the vacancy created when Timothy O’Malley retired earlier this year.

Renfroe is a second-generation letter carrier who began his career in 2004 in Hattiesburg, MS Branch 938. He served as shop steward, vice president and president of the branch as well president of the Mississippi State Association. Rolando appointed him to work at NALC Headquarters in 2011 in the Contract Administration Unit and he later served as Rolando’s special assistant. In 2014, he was appointed director of city delivery and was elected to the post by acclamation during the national convention in Philadelphia. Renfroe’s appointment as executive vice president was effective Dec. 5.

Christopher JacksonTo fill the vacancy created by Renfroe’s appointment, President Rolando has named Region 1 National Business Agent Christopher Jackson as director of city delivery, effective Jan. 2. A member of Garden Grove, CA Branch 1100, Jackson became a letter carrier in 1982. From 2001 to 2005, he served Branch 1100 as vice president until he was appointed a regional administrative assistant for Region 1. He was elected as Region 1’s NBA by acclamation at the national convention in Anaheim in 2010 and was re-elected in 2014.

Bryant AlmarioRegion 1 RAA Bryant Almario has been appointed by President Rolando to be that region’s NBA to fill the vacancy created by Jackson’s appointment as NALC director of city delivery. Almario became a letter carrier in 1987 and joined NALC as a member of Santa Cruz, CA Branch 269, which later merged with Santa Clara Branch 1427. He served the branch as steward and vice president, and then held the office of branch president from 1990 through 2003 when he was appointed as a Region 1 RAA by then-President William H. Young. Almario’s appointment also is effective Jan. 2.

William LuciniIn other news, Region 12 NBA William Lucini has announced he is retiring effective Dec. 21. Lucini joined the Postal Service in 1975 and became a letter carrier in 1980. He served as an officer of Philadelphia Branch 157 from 1986 until 1995 when he was appointed as a Region 12 RAA by then-President Vincent R. Sombrotto. He was appointed NBA in early 2006 by then-President Young and was elected by acclamation to that position that summer at the 2006 national convention in Las Vegas. Lucini was re-elected by ballot in 2010 and again in 2014 by acclamation at the Philadelphia convention.

Dave NapadanoPresident Rolando has appointed Region 12 RAA Dave Napadano as that region’s NBA to fill the vacancy created by Lucini’s retirement. Napadano became a letter carrier and a steward for New Castle, PA Branch 22 in 1978. He served as the branch’s president for 22 years until 2006, when he was appointed as RAA by then-President Young. Napadano’s appointment as Region 12 NBA is effective Jan. 2.