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Honoring Ronald "Ronnie" Mailman on his retirement after 46 years of dedicated service in education

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J2175


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Ronald "Ronnie" Mailman upon the occa-
sion of his retirement after 46 years of dedicated service in education

WHEREAS, New York State's commitment to education is unparalleled; its
history and stature are secured by the superlative caliber of its educa-
tional professionals and the students they inspire; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to acknowledge the
significant milestones in the distinguished careers of those outstanding
educational leaders, whose dedication and achievements have been instru-
mental in developing character and academic excellence in the young
people of New York State; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Ronald "Ronnie" Mailman upon the occasion of his retirement after 46
years of dedicated service in education; and
WHEREAS, Ronnie Mailman has been instrumental in the education of
students and support of staff and families in District 16 for 46 years;
he began his District 16 career at PS 81 then transferred to PS 25 where
he served as a teacher, Chapter Leader, and Delegate and advocated on
behalf of the children; and
WHEREAS, He has led many efforts on behalf of education over the
years, including fighting against closing schools, budget cuts, and the
cutting of school programs; his dedicated service to the children,
teachers and families of District 16 has been invaluable and, he has
worked steadfastly to unite the District 16 community on behalf of the
education and social molding of its students; and
WHEREAS, Ronald Mailman is the UFT's longest serving active District
Representative, serving for 40 years, since 1973; he is the recipient of
the UFT's prestigious Trachtenberg and Smallheiser Awards; he has been a
member of the UFT Executive Committee since 1973, as well as a Delegate
to the NYSUT and AFT conventions; and
WHEREAS, He has served as a member of multiple contract negotiation
committees and District Leadership Teams and has been a vocal partic-
ipant at Community Board meetings and UFT lobbying trips to Albany; and
WHEREAS, Ronnie Mailman is truly steeped in the cause of education and
the work of the union; he is proud that his wife and two of his children
work in New York City public schools and, he is particularly proud to
have seen several of his former students become teachers, including one
who is also a Chapter Leader; and
WHEREAS, Educators such as Ronald Mailman provide a tremendous service
to the future of our State and Nation, inspiring generations of young
people in their educational journeys and ensuring their success in their
future years; and
WHEREAS, Ronald Mailman has clearly had an enduring impact on the
youth of District 16, as well as on the community-at-large, and accord-
ingly merits recognition and applause for his impressive dedication to
others; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to commend the
efforts of individuals who work to support our proud tradition of public
education by providing their skills and talents to our schools; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Ronald Mailman upon the occasion of his retirement after 46 years
of dedicated service in education; for his significant contributions to
education in New York State; and to wish him continued success in all of
his future endeavors; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Ronald Mailman.

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  • 05 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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