FRAMINGHAM – Christine Mulroney was re-elected the president of the Framingham Teachers Association today, June 3.
Mulroney, a Walsh Middle School educator, was being challenged for her position by two Framingham High School teachers Glenda Cohen and Karen Strader.
In one of the largest turnouts for votes in the past couple of years, Mulroney kept her leadership position. She won by 135 votes, according to the FTA.
“Great turn out. FTA members show they care about the future of their union,” said Mulroney when contacted for a statement. “It was a good campaign for all.”
Lori Brockway, a staffer at McCarthy Elementary School, retained her position as Vice President of the teachers union.
Brockway defeated Camille Spence-Edmond of Framingham High School by more than 125 votes.
Voting was held at La Cantina Italiana resturant after school, as part of the Association’s annual meeting.
The Framingham Teachers Association is the professional organization of classroom teachers, specialized teaching personnel, school counselors, department chairpersons, nurses, secretaries, assistant teachers and aides who work in the Framingham Public Schools.
The Association is the exclusive representative for the purpose of collective bargaining with respect to wages, hours and other conditions of employment for all professional employees employed by the School Committee, according to the Association’s website.
The goal of the Association is to provide education of the highest possible quality for the young people attending the Framingham Public Schools, according to the Association’s website.