Wow! I just heard some great news from the Ron Shepston campaign. Apparently, Ron just got a BIG union endorsement. Check it out! 🙂CD -42 Communications Workers Endorse Shepston
*The Southern California Council – Communication Workers of America, AFL-CIO name Ron Shepston as their choice.*
Silverado- In a letter from Chairman Phil Hanneman, Southern Californias communications workers have voted to endorse Ron Shepston (D) of Silverado as their candidate in the 42nd Congressional District.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â
“As a former Union member myself, I know first hand the important role unions play in fighting for the rights of American Workers. I am honored by their decision and proudly accept the CWA’s endorsement,” Shepston said. “I will continue to fight for workers rights, and for the rights of all the people of the 42nd, on our way to taking down Gary Miller in the fall.”
Judy Perez, Executive Vice President of the CWA local 9400, said Mr.
Shepston is the candidate who best embodies union values, and we are proud
to endorse him.
The present day SCC is comprised of 17 CWA locals in Southern California and
is part of the 9th District, which represents over 70,000 workers.
Ron Shepston is an avionics engineer and veteran. A twenty-seven year resident of Orange County, he currently resides in Silverado Canyon with his wife Belinda, a teachers aide. Ron enlisted in the Air Force in 1966 and worked on Minuteman I & II ICBM missile systems at Malmstrom AFB, Great Falls, MT. After an Honorable discharge in 1970, Ron worked in construction while he put himself through school with the help of the G.I. Bill, receiving a Bachelor Of Science In Electrical Engineering with a focus in Physics. He consults for Panasonic Avionics Corporation in Lake Forest.Ã‚Â