On Monday, June 22, 2015, L.1549 leadership joined the DC37 Organizing Dept. for a lunchtime meeting at NYPD's Police Headquarters, at 1 Police Plaza in downtown Manhattan. More than 100 L.1549 members attended the split sessions.
The speakers included Local 1549 President Eddie Rodriguez, L.1549 Secretary Treasurer Gerald Johnson (who also serves as the field representative for 1 Police Plaza), Local 1549 2nd V.P. Ralph Palladino, DC37 Director of Organizing Barbara Terrelonge, and Toby Wilson from the Voluntary Insuramnce Program. Also in attendance were L.1549 Exec. V.P. Alma G. Roper, L.1549 3rd V.P. Alvin Williams, L.1549 Recording Secy. Carmen Flores, DC37 Clerical Division Assist. Dir. Kenneth Mulligan, DC37 Council Rep. Nate Hurt and Spec. Assist. to the Exec. V.P. Brett Koch.
Also in attendance were the 1 Police Plaza shop stewards who were of great assistance in the running of the meeting.