Barry Jay Kwock

Unit 13 Director

Why are you running for office?

I’m running for director because I want to serve the people in my union, be a voice for their wishes/concerns, continue to promote family fun, and be an inspiration to others to be active in our union. “if I can do it, so can you.”

What are your goals?

  • Support our existing membership as well as retirees and new members coming on board
  • Push for wage increases comparable to private or mainland
  • Maintain our step movements
  • Work together with other BU members
  • Promote teamwork and cooperation


  • Unit 13 Board secretary, 2015-2017
  • Unit 13 At large member, 2015-2017
  • OID 13 secretary, 2015-2017
  • Next Wave Mentor, 2014-2016
  • Next Wave member, since start
  • DHS Agency council, 2008-present
  • DOH Agency council, 2006-2008
  • Charters and Bylaws, 2015-2017
  • General Assembly Delegate 2006-2016
  • Holiday Party committee 2006