President

Uploaded File: /uploads/ron-headshot.jpgRonald J. Walsh Jr.

Ron began his career in law enforcement when he was hired as a Correction Officer for the Schenectady County Sheriff’s Office in January 1998. In early 2004, Ron was appointed to the Sheriffs Benevolent Assoc. negotiating team for the Corrections Division. In December 2004, Ron was elected Vice President of the Schenectady County Sheriff’s Benevolent Assoc. and assumed office January 1, 2005. In August of 2005 Ron was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. In December 2005 Ron was elected President of his local and assumed office on January 1, 2006 to present having been elected to four terms as President by the members of Local 3874. As President, Ron oversees the collective bargaining rights and the contract negotiations of the Schenectady Sheriff’s Patrol Deputies, Correction Supervisors and Correction Officers encompassing 190 total members.

Ron was elected to the New York State Law Enforcement Officers Union, Council 82 Executive Board, in 2006. In 2008 Ron was elected to the Executive Committee as Secretary of the New York State Law Enforcement Officers Union, Council 82 and was re-elected Secretary in 2010. Ron has been appointed by AFSCME to serve on the National Committee on Corrections the last four years and most recently was reappointed to a third term for the next two years. In September 2012 at the Council 82 Convention, Ronald J. Walsh Jr. was elected to serve as President of the New York State Law Enforcement Officers Union, Council 82.