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MCO Executive Board President Byron Osborn

MCO Executive Board President Byron Osborn

Byron Osborn, President

Byron worked at the Chippewa Correctional Facility. He hired with the MDOC in 1994 and has been a chapter official since 1999.

Byron was elected to the MCO Executive Board as a trustee in 2014 and was elected president in 2018.

 

MCO Executive Board Vice President Ray Sholtz

MCO Executive Board Vice President Ray Sholtz

Ray Sholtz, Vice President

Ray is a corrections officer at the St. Louis Correctional Facility and has more than 20 years with the MDOC.

Ray has served as a chapter official for 18 years and as a member of the Executive Board for 10 years. In 2018 he was elected Vice President.

He is a Marine Corps veteran and chair of the MCO Military Members Committee.

Ray is also the Marion Township Supervisor in Saginaw County.

Ray previously worked at Macomb and Saginaw correctional facilities.

 

MCO Executive Board Trustee Ed Clements

MCO Executive Board Trustee Ed Clements

Ed Clements, Treasurer

Ed works at Baraga Correctional Facility, where he’s the chapter vice president. He has 13 years with the department. He was elected to the MCO Executive Board in 2010 and elected as treasurer in 2018.

Ed served twenty years in the Air Force before moving back to his hometown and joining corrections.

“When I started with the department, I heard people talking about our union – some of it favorable, a lot of it indifferent,” Ed said. “I looked into it and decided I wanted to be part of it, not just in it. My time as a leader has been some of the most challenging and rewarding times of life and I am very grateful that the members have allowed me to serve.”

 

MCO Executive Board Trustee Cary Johnson

MCO Executive Board Trustee Cary Johnson

Cary Johnson, Recording Secretary

Cary has worked at Cotton Correctional Facility since starting with the MDOC in 1995. She became chief steward in 1997.

Cary began serving on the MCO Executive Board as a trustee in 2004 and became recording secretary in 2018.

She has chaired the Uniform Committee, Civil Rights Committee, the Efficiency Committee, and MCO’s Correctional Fatigue/PTSD Initiative. She has served on the bargaining team for four contracts.

Highlights of her unionism include participation in the Gettysburg War College and the restructuring of MCO in 2016.

She was the MDOC Corrections Officer of the Year in 2017.

Cary is also a dedicated mother.

Her favorite leadership quote is: “Leadership cannot be given it must be earned, it cannot be taken away, you lose it by lack of performance.”

 

MCO Executive Board Trustee Scott Waggoner

MCO Executive Board Trustee Scott Waggoner

Scott Waggoner, Trustee

Scott was hired by the MDOC in 1992. In his years with the state, he has worked at Adrian Temporary Correctional Facility, Huron Valley TRV, and Parr Hwy Correctional Facility. Now he works at Gus Harrison Correctional Facility.

Scott was the Huron Valley TRV Officer of the Year in 1995.

He has been an MCO chapter leader since 1994. He has served the union as a shift steward, chief steward, vice president, and president.

Scott was elected to the MCO Executive Board in 2016.

 

MCO Executive Board Trustee Gabe Justinak

MCO Executive Board Trustee Gabe Justinak

Gabe Justinak, Trustee

Gabe has worked as a correctional officer for the past 18 years.  He was hired into the MDOC in 1999 and worked at the Ionia Correctional Facility (ICF).  He later transferred to Ojibway Correctional Facility in 2001 to be closer to his family.

He has been actively involved in his OCF chapter union for more than 10 years.  He is currently serving as chapter president at Ojibway.

Gabe was elected on the MCO Executive Board as a trustee in 2018.

One of his favorite leadership quotes is: “Leaders think and talk about solutions. Followers think and talk about the problem.” – Brian Tracy

 

MCO Executive Board Trustee Dave Pasche

MCO Executive Board Trustee Dave Pasche

Dave Pasche, Trustee

Dave Pasche has worked for the MDOC for 16 years. He has been an MCO chapter official for 13 years and is currently the chapter president at MTU.

Dave was the 2015 Officer of the Year at MTU. He was an ERT member from 2006 to 2011. Dave  has also served on MCO’s Uniform Committee for six years, and he served on to MCO’s election committee twice.

 

MCO Executive Board Trustee Mark Dunn

MCO Executive Board Trustee Mark Dunn

Mark Dunn, Trustee

Mark is currently an officer at the Oaks Correctional facility. He hired into the department in November of 1994 at Huron Valley Men’s Correctional Facility. He transferred to the Michigan Reformatory and ultimately ended up at the Oaks.

Mark was a 15-year member of the Emergency Response Team. He is also very involved with the Security Threat Group team.

Mark serves on the Efficiency Committee and is also representing MCO on the Operational Excellence in Segregation Team.

 

MCO Executive Board Trustee Marcus D. Collins

MCO Executive Board Trustee Marcus D. Collins

Marcus D. Collins, Trustee

Marcus started at Ryan Correctional Facility in 2008. He then worked at Woodland Correctional Facility and opened Detroit Detention Center in 2013. He is a two-time Employee of the Month and was DDC Officer of the Year in 2015.

Marcus has held the chapter positions of chief steward and vice president and is currently president at DDC. He has served on countless grievance committees and is currently on the uniform committee. He also participated in the Fallen Officers Memorial Dedication Ceremony in 2017.

His favorite quote is, “Don’t count the time, make the time count” -Muhammed Ali

 

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