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Nominations & Local Elections for Paragon Local 496 Boston
United Federation LEOS-PBA Law Enforcement Officers Security & Police Benevolent Association.

Nominations will be open from Wednesday November 29th to Wednesday December 6th. 

The following candidates have been nominated and all are unopposed.

Ariel Guzman - President
Raymond Young -  Executive Vice President
Charles Wynn - Vice President
Taj Horton - Recording Secretary

Congratulations to All!


Section 2. Each National Union, Local Union, Division, and/or Affiliate shall have a minimum of at least three (3) elected officers and a maximum of eight (8) elected officers. The following Executive Officers shall be established: President, Executive Vice President, Vice Presidents, Recording Secretary, Financial Secretary-Treasurer, and one (1) to three (3) Trustees.

The term of office shall be for three (3) years.

Eligibility to Run For Officer


(a) Every member in good standing shall be entitled to vote in all Union elections.



Section 4. “Member” and “membership” in good standing shall mean one who pays all lawful dues, initiation fees and who has not had his membership status affected pursuant to Article XIV and for nomination purposes has fulfilled the requirements of Article XVIII Section 4.

If you’re not a dues paying member at this time and you would like to seek office and/or vote in this election you must first become a dues paying member in good standing in accordance with Article VI Membership. Which means you must sign a dues checkoff card to be eligible to either nominate yourself, run for office or vote in this Local Union election and pay all of your back dues plus an initiation fee.

At this time we are opening nominations for the following positions:

President__________________________________ One Position

Executive Vice President______________________ One Position

Vice Presidents______________________________ One (1) to three (3) positions

Recording Secretary__________________________ One Position

Financial Secretary-Treasurer__________________ One Position

Trustee_______________________________One (1) to three (3) Trustees.

Please note: The Trustee position will be limited to one (1) position if all of the other positions maximize.

Hector Fajardo, Calvin Wells, and Brikener Jean-Giles (Brother B) have been appointed to act as your election committee.

Notice of nomination form has already been posted on our website @ and also sent by email to all officers on 11/13/2023.

Anyone seeking the nomination of such positions as noted above can do so by visiting our website @  and completing our online form.

PLEASE NOTE: YOU CAN ONLY RUN FOR ONE OFFICE WITHIN YOUR LOCAL. Nominations will be open on Wednesday November 29th 2023, until Wednesday December 6th 2023. Should a number of officers seek the same position other than Vice Presidents and Trustees then an online election will be held starting on Monday December 11th starting at 8:00 AM until 11:59 PM. Should there be no opposition the results will be posted after the nominations closes on Wednesday December 6th 2023 on the Union website as well as emailed to each members current email on file and the swearing in of officers will take place shortly after.


If you have any questions please contact any of our full-time  United Federation LEO-PBA representatives Hector Fajardo @ 718-313-2430, Calvin Wells @ 516-530-0999 or Brikener Jean-Giles (Brother B) @ 347-595-5422,anytime or myself Charles Chip Strebeck @ 908-413-3285.

Charles Chip Strebeck

United Federation LEOS-PBA President

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