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Orange-Ulster BOCES Teachers’ Association,

BOCES Assistant Teachers’ Association, and Full-Time Teachers of Adults


Laura Beck




Earl Hopper




John Meland

VP, Special Ed 



Suzanne Gihr


(291-0300 x10338)


Wendy Murray




Linda Torborg

Membership Officer



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May 25, 2016


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