Los Angeles Association of Black Personnel, Inc.

2019 – 2022 Election of Officers

LAABP NEEDS YOUR VOTE.

Elections are held every three years to appoint officers to the LAABP, Inc. Executive Board. The time has come for association members to determine who will serve as officers from 2019 through 2022. Your vote makes a difference. All votes are anonymous and confidential.

We value your participation and membership.

The voting period is from

Friday, August 23, 2019 to Friday September 6, 2019 at 11:59pm.

Together we accomplish what none of us can do alone.

Meet the Nominees

Click the nominee to read their statement.

DeWanna Sharp | 1st Vice President

Current City Department and Civil Service Classification:
Personnel Department, Senior Personnel Analyst

Years of City Service:
28 years

Years of LAABP Membership:
26 years

LAABP Involvement:
I served as a 2nd & 3rd VP, Treasurer, Direct-at-Large, and on the following committees where I served as a member or chair: African American Heritage Month, Membership Drive, Trainings, Scholarship Receptions, Trail Blazer, Executive Recognition, and Decemberfest.  

3rd Vice President

VACANTNo nomination received for this position.

Angela Brown | Corresponding Secretary

Current City Department and Civil Service Classification:
Office of the City Administrative Officer, Senior Labor Relations Specialist

Years of City Service:
20 years

Years of LAABP Membership:
17 years

LAABP Involvement:
I serve on the Special Events, Training & Development, and Membership Committees.  I have volunteered to assist with the Scholarship & Career Development Awards Receptions, Holiday Mixers, Black History Month & Trailblazer Awards Receptions, and the 2018 Masquerade Ball & Fundraiser. I am also a presenter for the Analysts and Senior Analysts level exam preparation trainings. 

Ruby Love | Corresponding Secretary

Current City Department and Civil Service Classification:
Office of Controller as a Senior Administrative Clerk

Years of City Service:
38 1/2 years

Years of LAABP Membership:
5 or more years

LAABP Involvement:
I have worked on numerous committee participation and/or volunteer activities such as the LAABP African-American Heritage Month that is held in the month of February, the new membership drive and the 40th LAABP Anniversary.

Michi Slaughter | Corresponding Secretary

Current City Department and Civil Service Classification:
Sr. Systems Analyst I

Years of City Service:
16 years

Years of LAABP Membership:
Approx. 3 years

LAABP Involvement:
Scholarship Board Member and Special Events volunteer activities

Hosie Thomas | Director-at-Large

Current City Department and Civil Service Classification:
Personnel Department – Personnel Director I

Years of City Service:
23 years

Years of LAABP Membership:
20+ years

LAABP Involvement:
Currently Serving as Director-at-Large

Sheldon Cruz | Director-at-Large

Current City Department and Civil Service Classification:
Housing + Community Investment Department, Human Relations Advocate

Years of City Service:
18 years

Years of LAABP Membership:
Approximately 10 years

LAABP Involvement:
I’ve supported and been to events over the years, volunteered. 

Terrea Moore | Director-at-Large

Current City Department and Civil Service Classification:
Department of Water and Power, Senior Administrative Clerk

Years of City Service:
4 years and 10 months

Years of LAABP Membership:
4 years

LAABP Involvement:
I have volunteered for the Masquerade Ball and I have participated in a number of training and development sessions.

Jacqueline Wagner | Director-at-Large

Current City Department and Civil Service Classification:
Office of the City Administrative Officer, Chief Administrative Analyst, managing the Asset Management Chief

Years of City Service:
31 years

Years of LAABP Membership:
Approximately 25 years

LAABP Involvement:
It has been my honor to have served in a variety of volunteer roles since joining LAABP many years ago. The most recent notable and rewarding assignment for me has been my time spent on the Scholarship Selection Committee for the last three years. Through the scholarship review activity, I developed a renewed desire to contribute toward the goals of the LAABP and would like to help out more.

Erick Bell | Director-at-Large

Current City Department and Civil Service Classification:
Department of Water and Power– Principal Clerk Utility

Years of City Service:
13 years

Years of LAABP Membership:
8 years

LAABP Involvement:
No current involvement as of yet. I have had the opportunity to attend the trainings and events and have benefitted greatly. I would like the opportunity to serve in the organization.

Ian Monteilh | Director-at-Large

Current City Department and Civil Service Classification:
Dept of Public Works – Bureau of Contract Administration, Compliance Program Manager I

Years of City Service:
16.5 years

Years of LAABP Membership:
Approximately 15 years

LAABP Involvement:
Training Instructor and various promotional exam prep sessions. Volunteer.

Joan Washington | Director-at-Large

Current City Department and Civil Service Classification:
City Controller’s Office, Payroll Analyst

Years of City Service:
30 years

Years of LAABP Membership:
3 years and 6 months

LAABP Involvement:
No involvement other than being a dues paying member. However, I have years of volunteer experience with other organizations. I am current elected Unit Council Member for EAA Union.

Michi Slaughter | Director-at-Large

Current City Department and Civil Service Classification:
Sr. Systems Analyst I

Years of City Service:
16 years

Years of LAABP Membership:
Approx. 3 years

LAABP Involvement:
Scholarship Board Member and Special Events volunteer activities

Brandie Harris | Director-at-Large

Current City Department and Civil Service Classification:
Controller’s Office, Management Analyst

Years of City Service:
4 years 10 months

Years of LAABP Membership:
3 years

LAABP Involvement:
While I have not had the honor to hold any offices within LAABP as of yet, I have participated in numerous events and volunteered as well.  I enjoy and appreciate my membership with the organization and look forward to assisting and returning the favor to my fellow members.

Ruby Love | Director-at-Large

Current City Department and Civil Service Classification:
Office of Controller as a Senior Administrative Clerk

Years of City Service:
38 1/2 years

Years of LAABP Membership:
Five or more years

LAABP Involvement:
I have work on numerous committee participation and/or volunteer activities such as the LAABP African-American Heritage Month that is held in the month of February, the new membership drive and work and the 40th LAABP Anniversary.