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Town of Huntington, NY - News Details

8/9/2019 - Lupinacci Recognizes Town Personnel Officer Recently Elected President of National Public Employer Labor Relations Association (PELRA)

Huntington – Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci presented Town of Huntington Personnel Officer Lisa Baisley with a proclamation on August 7 recognizing her recent election as President of the National Public Employer Labor Relations Association (PELRA).


“It’s incredible to know that one of our very own members of Town Hall is making such a difference in so many lives across the country,” said Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci. “Ms. Baisley’s success is not surprising; she is an extremely hard working member of our team of dedicated Town employees and I look forward to seeing what she accomplishes next.”


“A good, solid relationship between labor and management is important to the efficient operation of government. This organization offers labor relations professionals the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills they need to create and maintain such a relationship.” said Lisa Baisley, Town Personnel Officer. “My goal as President this year is to continue to grow the membership of this organization so that all levels of government throughout the country can take advantage of these educational and networking resources.”


Baisley has been employed by the Town of Huntington since 1986; she manages a staff of three and oversees human resources and labor relations for approximately 1,000 Town employees.


Baisley has served on the Board of Directors for National PELRA since 2013 and on the Board of Directors at the State level (NYSPELRA) for 15 years. She served as State President for one year, from 2010 to 2011. Baisley most recently served as Executive Vice President at the National level and holds the position of President since her election to the post in April 2019.


The National Public Employer Labor Relations Association (PELRA) provides professional development, networking, and advocacy services to Labor Relations & Human Resource professionals, so that public sector employers may deliver the most efficient and effective services to citizens and taxpayers.


In the photo (l-r): Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci and Lisa Baisley, Town Personnel Officer and President, PELRA.