NWSEO MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Meet NWSEO Member Mark Murphy
(October 12, 2018) NWSEO continues to collect nominations for our “NWSEO Member Spotlight,” showcasing the work, dedication and talent of our members, inspiring others and connecting all of our union members.
Originally from the small town of Coushatta Louisiana Mark began his federal career in the United States Air force in May of 1971. In July of 1975 he began his career in the Weather Service as an HMT in Fort Worth Texas. He transferred to Huntsville in 1978 and then to Shreveport in 1986. In the summer of 1992 Mark was selected to attend the Meteorology training program San Jose State. The successful completion of the program led to his crossover to a Meteorologist in 1994 as a Journey Forecaster. In 1997 Mark was promoted to a Lead Forecaster.
In addition to his duties as a Senior Forecaster, Mark is the Aviation focal point. He is instrumental in training new Interns in the nuances of the Arklatex region. Mark is known for his attention to detail, patience and willingness to help his coworkers.
In Mark’s spare time he is an avid sportsman and outdoor enthusiast. He loves to hunt and fish whenever he gets a chance. He also enjoys spending time with his family, his grandkids and his buddy bulldog rescue named Eva.
We are so grateful for Mark’s time and dedication to the work he and the members and employees of NWS Shreveport, LA do every day and also, for participating in our NWSEO Member Spotlight.
NWSEO Convention Travel Incentive for the
(October 9, 2018) NWSEO membership fuels our professional organization. This year, increasing our membership numbers is critical to NWSEO’s success as we work to negotiate the new Collective Bargaining Agreement, protect jobs, and fill understaffed offices. We need your help to strengthen our membership base.
At the 43rd Annual National Convention in Pittsburgh, PA, convention attendees shared great discussion on recruitment ideas, and together voted to keep the NWSEO Convention Travel Incentive:
NWSEO Convention Travel Incentive for the 2019 NWSEO Convention:
Please talk to the non-members in your office. Let them know that only NWSEO members will have a say in CBA negotiations. It’s time to build the future of the NWS and the new CBA will shape the future of the NWS, the future of your jobs, and how NWS employees will be treated. Strong membership equals strong negotiations.
The NWSEO Recruitment page includes a wealth of information about NWSEO, along with successful recruiting ideas and job specific highlights of how NWSEO has improved your working conditions.
Here is a list of some of the information available to you in a printable format on the NWSEO Recruitment page:
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