Executive Board

Photo of Gino Renne Gino Renne President
301-977-2447

For over 35 years, from the time he began his career as a correctional officer, Gino has been on the front line commanding respect for government workers. He was the driving force for establishing collective bargaining for Montgomery County workers in 1984. With a mix of passion and toughness, Gino has led the union through political and legislative battles, at the bargaining table and in the media.…

Photo of Yvette Cuffie Yvette Cuffie Secretary-Treasurer
301-977-2447

As a MoCo community health nurse for more than 30 years, Yvette was in on the ground floor at the creation of Local 1994, serving as a shop steward in the Division of Family Health Services (HHS). She moved up the ladder to become an Executive Vice President in 1993 and then elected as the first female Secretary-Treasurer of any UFCW local.…

Photo of Lisa Blackwell-Brown Esq. Lisa Blackwell-Brown Esq. Recorder, Associate Coordinator, Field Services
301-977-2447 ext. 206

Lisa Blackwell is fluent in Spanish and has a law degree making her keenly qualified to lead the field services team.
Blackwell interned at Local 1994 years ago. She is a graduate of the University of Dayton.

Noel Bassett Vice President
240-508-2666
Photo of Beverley Bierman Beverley Bierman Vice President
240-328-9491
Photo of Melba Chavarria Melba Chavarria Vice President
Photo of Joe Dickson Joe Dickson Vice President
301-459-6904
Photo of Cassandra Harper Cassandra Harper Vice President
240-777-0910
Photo of Paulette Kee-Dudley Paulette Kee-Dudley Vice President
240-308-0432
Photo of Sondra Lancaster Sondra Lancaster Vice President
240-687-0895

Human Resources Liaison/Administrative Assistant, Montgomery County National Park and Planning Commission

Ms. Lancaster has been a Human Resources Liaison/Administrative Assistant with the Montgomery County National Park and Planning Commission for the past 3 years. Ms. Lancaster has also served as a UFCW Local 1994 MCGEO Shop Steward for 2 years. In addition to her work at the Commission, Ms.…

Photo of Ja Rowe Ja Rowe Vice President
Photo of John Smoak John Smoak Vice President
240-777-5751
Photo of Clint Sobratti Clint Sobratti Vice President
240-498-2739
Photo of Michael Trigiani Michael Trigiani Vice President
240-777-7000
Photo of Dr. Gilberto Zelaya Dr. Gilberto Zelaya Vice President