2022/2023 San Diego Section Committees
- HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEE
Chair: Stewart Migdal and Members: Mehi Nabizadeh
The number one priority is safety of each member to mitigate any issues relating to health and safety in the workplace and to report to PECG in a timely manner. Provide any updates about COVID-19 mandate.
- MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE
Chair: Roy Flores and Members: Frank Contreraz and Alex Q. Balce
The Committee has been proactive by attending the New Employee Orientations (NEOs) to educate and recruitment process presented to our new employees from Bargaining Unit 9. The Committee has excellent collaboration and communication with Human Resources Team by informing us of upcoming NEOs. We also collaborate with PECG Staff (Membership Recruitment) by having Membership Outreach Events in our state ggency offices here in San Diego.
- NOMINATIONS & ELECTION COMMITTEE
Chair: Ryan Fallica and Members: Frank Contreraz, Quan Ton, Cecilio Lopez Pulido
The Committee is responsible in charge of the 2023-2024 Section Election in June (online election) and in nominating any member or officer for outstanding service awards.
- POLICY & BYLAWS COMMITTEE
Chair: Sherry Tadros and Members: Alex Q. Balce, Frank Contreraz
The Committee makes sure to render assistance on all procedures and activities by Section for full compliance with the Bylaws and Policy.
- POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (PAC)
Chair: Ryan Fallica and Members: Roy Flores, Oscar Cortes, Abu-Bakr Al-Jafri and Josan Feathers (PECG FED-PAC Liaison)
The Committee is constantly in coordination with PECG FED-PAC Liaison, to assist in the Corporate Statewide PAC effort, to project a positive image of PECG and advocate for its goals and values.
- RETIREMENT COMMITTEE
Chair: Frank Contreraz and Members: Roy Flores, Alex Q. Balce, Stewart Migdal, Adrian Cortez, Abu-Bakr Al-Jafri, Jeane Sabin
The Committee tracks upcoming PECG member retirees and inform PECG Corporate in retirement procedures, benefits and assist our members with any CALPERS issues.
- SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE
Chair: Christina Nunez and Members: Frank Contreraz, Roy Flores
The Committee will organize, advertise and review scholarship applications submitted by PECG members and/or their dependents who are pursuing engineering-related studies or majors.
- SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FAIR COMMITTEE
Chair: Diane Vermeulen and Members: Alex Q. Balce
The Committee will seek volunteers from PECG members to participate as judges for the upcoming annual Greater San Diego Science & Engineering Fair to occur in March 2023 as an in-person event. The volunteered judges may review and score their projects from both San Diego and Imperial County from middle to high schools.
- STEM COMMITTEE
Chair: Karen Islas and Members: Shukky Sanni, Alex Q. Balce, Roy Flores, Jeane Sabin
The Committee promote and support activities that are related to Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM).
- INNOVATION COMMITTEE
Chair: Abu-Bakr Al-Jafri and Members: Seana Urquhart
The Committee’s purpose is to promote and foster creative ideas that leads to implementation of a new products, services and processes of improving efficiencies, effectiveness and safety in-mind.
- GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE
Chair: Alex Q. Balce and Members: Frank Contrerez, Ryan Fallica
The Committee is responsible to report to PECG Legal Team of any member’s claims and complaints that involves work-related issues and could potentially occurs in lawsuit.