Michael S. Oakland

Unit 14 Director

Why are you running for office?

Aloha, I am running for Unit 14 Director to use my experience as a steward and member of our negotiating team in order to fight for increased pay and fair treatment for all of our brothers and sisters in Ocean Safety and Law Enforcement, it’s time we fight for US!

What are your goals?

As Unit 14 Director I want to work with our hard working members and HGEA staff to increase wages, improve benefits and customize our contract to better fit our unique and dangerous professions, utilizing my experience with law makers and government in order to secure a path for success.

Background:

  • Currently the Oahu Airports Patrol Section Commander.
  • Sheriff Division, Chaplain Corps Liaison and Peer Support Coordinator
  • BU14 Oahu Island Chairman, Negotiator
  • One of the leads (SD and OS) in working to pass the legislation that created BU-14.
  • 10 years with the S.O.H. LETR Committee
  • Co-founder of the Hawaii State Ride for the Fallen