To volunteer as the NRC Secretary please contact the Chair Zaheer Shaikh. Each term of office shall be two years. Candidates for Secretary shall be nominated at-large. The incumbent Vice-Chairperson shall be appointed to the Chair. The incumbent Secretary has the option to either accept appointment to the Vice-Chair, continue Continue reading
WE NEED YOUR HELP TO BUILD A STRONG CWEA SAFETY COMMITTEE The Committee’s mission is to promote safety in the workplace through the administration and coordination of the educational safety programs conducted by the Association, and through the support of local section safety functions and the Technical Certification Program. Are Continue reading
We wanted to alert all CWEA leaders about an email scam appearing to come from CWEA’s President Kevin Calderwood. Any urgent message appearing to come from a fellow board member, local section board member or CWEA staff requesting money or gift cards or transfer of funds is a scammer. Please consider Continue reading
EMAIL SCAM ALERT:
Some CWEA sections have made us aware of an email Phishing attack that has been targeted against some CWEA members appearing to come from its Tri-State Committee Chair, Lee Boyer.
Below is an email that was targeted. Thankfully, they were able to recognize this as a scam and did not transfer any funds. We are sharing this message with CWEA leaders and all members to ensure they do not fall for these kinds of attacks.
Can I ask you for some assistance?
Tri-State Seminar Vice-Chair
EMAIL 2 (response to email 1):
I am having such a frustrating ordeal right now. I need to make an urgent deposit to Doctor, but I’m out of town until Next Weekend.This deposit is for my Sister who has an inflamed gall bladder. She’s having a surgery today, because her condition now is very serious. I need your assistance, please I need you to help me make this payment,I’ll reimburse you once I get back next week, I promise!
Please let me know if I can count on you.
We are making you aware so that if something ever looks suspicious in an email, it’s likely spam. In this case, the scammer was posing as Lee Boyer, Tri-State Seminar Vice Chair. The email address was from “CORBSnews” with Lee’s [email protected] address. The actual address it points to is: [email protected] Please do not open or reply to these or any suspicious emails. Best to call the person to find out, or start a new email to their actual email address asking if they are reaching out to you.
Here is some additional information on phishing scams.
CWEA uses a web address system called C-Names (example jobs.cwea.org) please DO NOT put www in front of C-Names and you DO NOT need http:// So we can communicate clearly with customers, it’s important to memorize CWEA’s web address format. Please share the addresses precisely the way they are listed below.. Some Continue reading