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2020 56th CSALC Convention

2020 CSALC Convention File Downloads

Convention delegate registration form. Once you have completed filling in your delegates, alternates and guests, please transmit this form via email to Mark Lesch, csalcweb@gmail.com.

Fillable Resolution Form. Please fill out and submit in triplicate to Mark Lesch, CSALC Secretary.

Fillable Bylaw Amendment Form. Please fill out and submit in triplicate to Mark Lesch, CSALC Secretary.

2017-2020 CSALC Bylaws, in PDF format.

2020 CSALC Convention Call

Dear Branch President and Secretary-Treasurer:

The 56th State Convention of the California State Association of Letter Carriers will convene at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel, 1355 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. The convention will be held on Friday, October 23, 2020 and Saturday, October 24, 2020. On Thursday, October 22, 2020, CSALC will be working with the office of NALC Region 1 NBA Bryant Almario to conduct joint training sessions.

Room rate in our block are $173 (plus tax) per night, single or double for standard rooms. Room tax rate is 12.75%. Deadline for room reservations is Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 5 pm.

Hotel Reservations

Hotel reservations can be made in several ways. Reservations can be made online using the following link: https://book.passkey.com/go/CSALCannualMeeting2020. Branches also have the option of calling the Wyndham directly at 1-800-996-3426, or by contacting Wyndham at www.wyndham.com on an individual basis. Be sure to mention the code CSALC ANNUAL MEETING to receive the Group rate.

Large branches wishing to book rooms through a Master Account are encouraged to call Jazmine Lopez at (619) 358-6024 or write via email to jazlopez@wyndham.com. Large branches are required to submit master rooming lists in an unlocked Excel spreadsheet with columns for First Name, Last Name, Arrival Date, Departure Date, Billing Status (Individual or Group) and any special accommodation requests.

The Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel offers amenities including:
Complimentary airport shuttle service for San Diego International Airport
Complimentary daily scheduled shuttle service to the San Diego Zoo, Seaport Village and Horton Plaza
Coffee and tea service in each room; Bottled water (2) on arrival day
Complimentary Wi-Fi in all guestrooms

Convention Schedule

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - CSALC Board Meeting, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - Joint Training CSALC - NALC Region 1, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Friday, October 23, 2020 - Convention Session 1 - 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.
Saturday, October 24, 2020 - Convention Session 2 - 8:30 am - Completion of business.
Saturday, October 24, 2020 - CSALC Board Meeting - one half hour after completion of convention session.

Convention Book Advertising

As in the past, the convention program will be supported by advertisements placed by businesses and branches. Please have your branch consider purchasing an ad thanking Host Branch 70 for all their hard work, or wishing a successful convention to the delegates, etc.

The discounted rate for branches / state associations will be:

Quarter Page: $150
Half Page: $250
Full Page: $450
Cover and Final Page: $550

Please contact CSALC Secretary Mark Lesch at (760) 486-4274 or by email at csalcweb@gmail.com as soon as possible if your branch will help with the advertising and formatting help for ads. Ad artwork and checks must be received by February 15, 2020. Make checks payable to CSALC and mail to Mark Lesch, CSALC Secretary, 14579 Golden Trails, Victorville, CA 92392-6147.

Fund Raising Events

Several fund-raising events are planned for the convention, including:

Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament - The CSALC will be hosting a Texas Hold'em poker tournament on Thursday, April 30th evening. This tournament benefits the Saxsenmeier Scholarship fund. All delegates and guests are welcome to attend. More details of this event will be provided in a future mailing and on the CSALC website (www.csalc.org).

Branch 70 Event - Host Branch 70 is planning another entertainment extravaganza for the benefit of MDA on Friday May 1st evening. Look for the Branch 70 table at the convention for more information.

Host Branch 70 has planned an exciting State Convention for you. On behalf of Harold Kelso, CSALC President, the CSALC Officers, Ricardo Guzman, NALC Branch 70 President, and the Host Branch 70 Convention Committee, we look forward to a productive convention and a warm welcome to San Diego in October 2020!

Details of branch voting strength, delegate registration, resolution and by law amendment submissions, and all other information will be sent to you in January 2020 when the final numbers are available from NALC National. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me at 760-486-4274 or via email, csalcweb@gmail.com.

In solidarity,

Mark L. Lesch
CSALC Secretary