DC LERA elects 3 new board members and 2024 board officers

On Wednesday, February 14, 2024, members of DC LERA elected three new board members to serve on the Board of Governors of the Washington, DC chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association. Below are DC LERA’s three new board members:

  • Stacy Hickox, Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland
  • Homer La Rue, Law Professor, Howard Law School and Arbitrator (National Academy of Arbitrators)
  • Michelle Kochosky, Master’s Candidate (Human Resources), from Penn State World Campus and Human Resources Chief for Defense Health Agency – Region 9 Continental

Each of the new board members was elected to serve a 3-year term. Michelle Kochosky was elected to serve as a student board member. She will become a regular board member upon graduation.

In addition, at its meeting on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, the Board of Governors of the Washington, DC chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (DC LERA) elected the following officers to serve in 2024:

  • President: Tequila Brooks, Attorney and Labor Law Scholar (2nd term)
  • President Elect: Amaury Pineda, Researcher at Georgetown University and Policy Analyst at National Jobs With Justice
  • Secretary: Stacy Hickox, Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland
  • Treasurer: Steve Silvia, Professor, American University

Keep an eye out for more detailed profiles of DC LERA’s newest board members and, to all our new board members and the 2024 officers – Congratulations! We look forward to working with you this year.

Please consider becoming a member of DC LERA or renewing your membership this year. You can do so here. Lots of exciting stuff happening this year and in the future!