About Us

AFSCME Local 3145 represents more than 170 front-line blood collection workers at the Connecticut Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross. Our members are responsible for collecting, processing and transporting blood safely. 

Our union is part of a national coalition of bargaining units representing Red Cross workers. Together, we are committed to protecting the integrity of our country's blood supply and standing up for blood donors and recipients. 

We are affiliated with AFSCME Council 4 in New Britain, Connecticut, along with our national AFSCME union in Washington, DC.

AFSCME Local 3145 Executive Board 2018-2019 

PRESIDENT: JESSICA SHUCK
203-915-6842
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EXECUTIVE VP: WENDY PILKINGTON
860-480-4404   
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VP COLLECTIONS: JOE TINE
860-250-8875
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VP APHERISIS: MARY KRUSIEWICZ
860-882-2486
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VP LABORATORY: NANCY NEWTON
860-529-1587
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VP DRIVERS: DAVE KORNGIEBEL
860-877-6414
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EXECUTIVE BOARD: CHRIS BANZIRUK 
203-747-0518
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TREASURER:  KELLY MONAHAN
860-795-4284
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SECRETARY: JACKIE O’CONNOR
203-915-9808
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STEWARD: CLINT HOWSON
203-217-0407
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TRUSTEES:
DIANA BENITEZ
KAREN GAUDREAU
CLINT HOWSON

COUNCIL 4 DELEGATES:
MARY KRUSIEWICZ
NANCY NEWTON

AFSCME STAFF REPRESENTATIVE: SCOTT SOARES
860-989-9110
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