BOG Meeting Minutes — January 27, 2010

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1. Minutes.The minutes of January 13, 2010, were accepted.

2.Grievance Committee Report. VP Moteff gave a report on two ongoing grievances.

3. Telework Update. Governor Harlan gave a precis of events. Counter proposals have been exchanged. Differences have been whittled down to less than 10.

4. IFPTE Training. VPs Moteff and Jefferson reported on IFPTE training. Ideas will be shared with stewards.

5. Contract Reopening Committee. VP Jefferson will chair. Governors Brogsdale, Crocker, and Harlan have volunteered to serve. Thanks to all.

6. Steward Elections. All divisions except ALD, TEC, and KSG have completed elections.

7. Meeting with Director. President R. reported on his meeting with the Director. Should CREA respond to the Director’s question of how we can do our jobs even better? Also a briefing for CREA has been suggested on the request for $1.8 million for “information technology research architecture” (a hardware upgrade?)

Meeting adjourned at 1 p.m.

Attendees:

Philip Brogsdale
Royce Crocker
Shelley Harlan
Julius Jefferson
Jim McCarthy
Jasmina Miric
Jack Moteff
Libby Perl
Pat Purcell
Dennis Roth
Bryan Sinquefield
Mallary Stouffer

BOG Meeting Minutes — January 13, 2010

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1. Minutes.The minutes of January 6, 2010, were accepted.

2. Scholarship Open Season. President Roth conveyed on behalf of the Scholarship Committee that scholarships and loan repayment grants would soon be available.

3. Review of CREA Finances. Governor Smole reported that a CPA in the process of reviewing CREA’s finances is anticipated to finish in January.

4. Telework Update. President Roth updated the Board on negotiations.

5. Grievance Committee Report. Vice President Moteff reported on behalf of the Grievance Committee. After discussion, Governor Crocker moved that the Board accept the committee’s decision that the grievance should be taken to arbitration. Governor Reeder seconded. The motion carried.

6. Training. Vice President Moteff briefed the Board on training opportunities in the coming months.

7. CBA. The Board considered whether to reopen the CBA in June. Discussion will continue at the next meeting.

8. CREA Cafe. Steward Moscatiello suggested that volunteers from each division act as coordinators. Governor Miric of RSI volunteered. Thanks to Governor Miric. Ideas on how to plan and organize the cafe are welcome.

Meeting adjourned at 1 p.m.

Attendees:

Phillip Brogsdale
Beverly Campbell
Royce Crocker
Valerie Grasso
Jasmina Miric
Jack Moteff
Libby Perl
Brian Reeder
Dennis Roth
Bryan Sinquefield
David Smole

BOG Meeting Minutes — January 6, 2010

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1. Minutes. The minutes of December 3, 2009, were accepted.

2. Election of New Governor. Phillip Brogsdale has come forward to fill a vacancy. Governor Harlan moved, Governor Campbell seconded, and the motion passed unanimously that Mr. Brogsdale be elected to the Board. Welcome and thanks to Mr. Brogsdale.

3. Statement of Support. A statement of support in relation to outside writing has been written. Sense of the Board is that it be edited and sent on.

4. Telework Update. President R. gave an update on negotiations.

5. Oral History of CREA. VP Jefferson presented the idea of an oral history project; reaction was favorable.

Meeting adjourned at 2 p.m.

Attendees:
Cheryl Beaver
Phillip Brogsdale
Beverly Campbell
Royce Crocker
Valerie Grasso
Shelley Harlan
Julius Jefferson
Cathi Jones
Jasmina Miric
Jack Moteff
Libby Perl
Pat Purcell
Dennis Roth
Bryan Sinquefield
Mallary Stouffer