Member of Distinction Summer: Talie Salzl

By Barb Landry

Talie Salzl is our latest SEIU-West Member of Distinction.

Talie was active as a Shop Steward and participated on the Executive at Luther Special Care Home for the last 10 years.

In October 2019, she was nominated and accepted the Chair position.  

Talie is a Continuing Care Assistant (CCA) and is going onto her 17th year of employment.

She is a hard worker who displays a serious yet fun side, and expects people to be treated with respect and dignity.

Talie is well known for standing up to the Employer on behalf of her coworkers, residents, and their families.

Talie and her partner Karen have been together for 27 years and are close to retirement.

Between the two of them they have 6 children, and 3 are from foster care.

Soon they will have 4 teenagers under their roof.

You can feel the love and gratitude as she describes the life her and Karen wake up to every day.

It does not go without many challenges, but it is easy to sense what an amazing, giving couple they are in our community and work world.

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