What's New at FOP 98
August 21, 2019
Brothers & Sisters of Houston Metro FOP Lodge 98:
An important time is upon us! The following positions for the Executive Board will be open for nominations at our next meeting: President, Secretary, 2nd Vice President. The term of service is for two years.
As per our constitution, any brother or sister in good standing that has not ascertained the rank of Sergeant or above is eligible to be nominated for the listed positions. “Any member wishing to be nominated for office needs to be present at the August general membership meeting of the calendar year that their position comes up for election or submit a “Letter Accepting Nomination” to the Lodge prior to or at the August meeting.” (FOP 98 Constitution, Art. IV, Sec. 4, Par. F)
A text version of our Constitution & By-Laws are available on our website: FOP98.org in the “Members” section. There the eligibility/nomination/election process is detailed in full. All members are encouraged to attend the meeting to provide nominations and to have their voices heard in all FOP 98 business. An Election Committee will be formed during the next meeting and volunteers are needed.
Our next scheduled meeting is:
Saturday, August 31, 2019
3130 North Freeway
Houston, TX 77009
Do not hesitate to contact any Executive Board member with any questions or concerns. The current FOP 98 Executive Board is as follows:
President: Robert Smith*
Vice President: Brian McDonough
Secretary: Neko Antoniou*
Treasurer: Michael Cavazos
2nd Vice President: Dwight Jones*
Sergeant At Arms: Juan Izaguirre
Chairman of Trustees: Noe Gonzales
(*Position Up For Election September 2019)
Our Lodge has gone through trying times these past several months. The entire Executive Board is happy to announce that the leadership transition was a success and that we are excited about the future of our Lodge. Transparency is now the order of business and all members are encouraged to attend the meetings to learn the status of the Lodge and where your dues are going. We are emerging stronger and wiser as the Lodge is growing and moving in a great direction.
Secretary, FOP 98
Brothers and Sisters,
One of the biggest items that we're trying to improve on is communication within our organization. It is highly encouraged for our members to register here at our NEW Website and download our NEW Mobile App, so that you can receive live updates through text and/or email. It only takes a few minutes and has proved to be highly informative. For those already registered, thanks and let other members know the benefits of a registering.
Stay Safe. Watch your six!
The leadership of Houston Metro Police, Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 98 would like to remind our members to KEEP THEIR FIELD NOTES as mandated by the State.