BOG Meeting Minutes — November 18, 2009

1. Minutes.The minutes of November 4, 2009, were accepted.

2. Telework. President R. reported that proposals have been exchanged.

3. MetroCheck Issues. President R. described the January changes involving separate accounts and the reset of transit to $0 at the end of the month.

4. New Privacy LCR. President R. reported that the Library has released a new LCR. Implementation may be subject to bargaining.

5. Meeting with the Director. President R. will meet with the Director November 19. Issues to be raised include problems with tables in A&P. A&P incompatibility with MOSS also to be raised.

6. Long-term Care Lunch. Lunchtime program will be held December 10.

7. Training Opportunities. President R. distributed info on several training courses. We have also been invited to bring 5 people to a GAO-sponsored training December 2, and all have been invited to the GAO inaugural meeting (also on December 2 at 2pm).

8. CFC Bake Sale. Next Tuesday! Please bake, buy, or volunteer.

9. CREA Holiday Party. Party will be week of December 21.

10. A&P Photos/Non-Congressional Contact. Signed MOU was distributed.

11. Investment Information. Investment information was shared. Treasurer P. moved some funds with the agreement and under the guidance of the Investment Committee.

12. Stewards. VP Jefferson urged everyone to hold steward elections. CAC and LIN have elected their stewards.

13. Other Issues.Website | Training | CREA upcoming year focus | Communications team will come in to check in with the Board.

Meeting adjourned at 1 p.m.

Attendees:

Cheryl Beaver
Beverly Campbell
Royce Crocker
Valerie Grasso
Shelley Harlan
Julius Jefferson
Cathi Jones
Jim McCarthy
Libby Perl
Pat Purcell
Brian Reeder
Dennis Roth
Bryan Sinquefield
David Smole
Mallary Stouffer

BOG Meeting Minutes — November 4, 2009

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1. Agenda. The agenda for November 4, 2009, was approved.

2. Minutes. The minutes of October 28, 2009, were accepted as read.

3. Federal Long-Term-Care Insurance Lunchtime Discussion. Should CREA sponsor a brown bag? Governor Grasso moved, Governor Harlan seconded, and the motion passed on a voice vote that CREA will host a lunchtime discussion with Janemarie Mulvey and that members only will be invited.

4. Steward Elections. Time for steward elections. VP Jefferson requests support to fill existing vacancies.

5. CFC Bake Sale. CREA will sponsor the bake sale, which will be November 24. Volunteers to bake, man the sale, and buy are sought.

6. Names on Products. President R. reported on the recently promulgated policy. It should have been bargained. More later.

7. Non-congressional e-mails. Management proposal is to require all e-mails to go to Janine, who will respond. Governor Crocker moved, Governor McCarthy seconded, and the motion passed unanimously that we request bargaining.

8. Telework. Counter-proposal has been sent. Bargaining is set to begin today.

9. E-mail, phone, and photo grievance. President R. distributed LOC-proposed language that will allow info on requests for removal to be provided to CREA. Governor Crocker moved, Governor Campbell seconded, and the motion passed unanimously that we accept the language.

10. Other. Doors — will they ever be opened again? Training — Could FLRA come to us with a training for Governors and Stewards?

Meeting adjourned at 1 p.m.

Attendees:

Beverly Campbell
Royce Crocker
Valerie Grasso
Shelley Harlan
Jim McCarthy
Jack Moteff
Julius Jefferson
Pat Purcell
Dennis Roth
Bryan Sinquefield
Mallary Stouffer