County Unit

Schoharie County Unit 8550-00

Representing members from all departments except Sheriff Department

Elected Officers

President Richard Cain

Vice President John Knoebel

Treasurer Amy Wayman

Secretary Katie Goodreau

Membership Teams

Negotiating Team includes the Elected Officers and Joan Chase, Jamie Coppolo, Jennifer Risse, and Kim Euler

Grievance/Discipline Team includes the Elected Officers and Kim Euler

Appointed Positions

Shop Steward


Reallocation Committee 2018

 2 positions were considered for reallocation - 1 was recommended for reallocation, and 1 was recommended for reclassification or reassignment of duties.  3 additional positions were diverted to reclassification procedures prior to committee.

Board Meeting and Commmittee Protests

Protests are scheduled for Personnel / Finance Committee meetings which are the Wednesday prior to the Board Meeting at 445pm.

Protests are scheduled for the Board meeting which is the third Friday of the month.

Please speak with a Negotiating Team Member to participate.

Contract Vote

Contract Proposal Dated 05/22/2018 FAILED RATIFICATION






Any Member who wishes to contest the results of the vote may do so by contacting an Union Officer and filing the appropriate paperwork with CSEA within 15 days.

Member Signup

Membership applications are available from the Union Officers, or you can signup at the top of this page.

The 10 disqualified votes noted under the Contract Vote above are being registered as members going forward.


Upcoming Training - Please let an Officer know if you are going to attend so that we may keep track and approve reimbursement for travel.  You may register by calling CSEA Capital Region at (518) 782-4400 or (800) 874-7344 


  • January 9 – 10, 2019: Grievance      Representation Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; CSEA      Local 885 Office, 650 Franklin Street, Suite 107 Schenectady, New York      12305 Open to the Region


  • January 16 – 17, 2019: Representing Members      in Discipline and Interrogation Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00      PM – 9:00 PM; CSEA Local 857 Office, 959 Rt. 9, Queensbury, New York 12804      Open to the Region