BOG Meeting Minutes — October 20, 2010

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Before the meeting got underway, President R. swore in newly elected Secretary Stouffer.

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

2. Grievance. A grievance was presented by VP Jefferson. The grievance pertains to a compflex schedule being revoked. The grievance was filed at Step 2 and was denied. Governor Crocker moved, Governor Harlan seconded, and the motion passed unanimously that the grievance be taken to arbitration.

3. LMI Response. Management’s LMI study response has been released. CREA will work on a response as well.

4. Meeting with the Director. President R. will meet with the Director October 21. Issues are solicited.

5. Office Support.Can our office support be used more? Ideas are solicited.

6. Steward Elections. VP Jefferson requested that steward elections be completed by November 10.

7. Shelter-in-Place Concerns. Governors Crocker and Campbell will pursue a meeting with the officers in charge of emergency planning.

8. Master Contract Bargaining.Ground rules are being worked on.

9. Audio Conference on Performance Improvement Plans.CREA has arranged to take part in a session on performance improvement plans. Conference will be October 26 from 12:00-1:30 in CWC-A. All CREA officials are invited to attend.

Meeting adjourned at 1:00 p.m.

Attendees:

Phillip Brogsdale
Beverly Campbell
Royce Crocker
Valerie Grasso
Shelley Harlan
Julius Jefferson
Cathi Jones
Jim McCarthy
Libby Perl
Dennis Roth
Bryan Sinquefield (telcon)
David Smole
Mallary Stouffer
Sibyl Tilson

BOG Meeting Minutes — October 6, 2010

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Before the meeting got underway, President R. introduced our new treasurer-elect, D. Andrew Austin. Welcome, Treasurer-elect Austin!

1. Minutes.The minutes of September 22, 2010, were accepted.

2. Budget. Treasurer T. presented the FY2010 budget wrap-up and a potential FY2011 budget. After discussion, an additional $1,500 was added to the event line item for a special (springtime?) event (Governor Crocker moved, Governor Reeder seconded, and the motion passed unanimously). The annual meeting line item was increased to $700 (Governor Crocker moved, Governor Reeder seconded, and the motion passed unanimously). The CREA Cafe item was increased to $750 (Governor Harlan moved, Governor McCarthy seconded, and the motion passed unanimously). The scholarship and loan repayment funds will remain at $7,500 available for the next year. Governor Crocker moved, Governor Reeder seconded, and the motion passed unanimously that the budget be accepted as amended. Thanks to Treasurer T.

3. IFPTE Per Capita Increase. An increase in our per capita to the international has been requested to enable IFPTE retirement to be bought out from its current defined benefit obligation. Governor McCarthy moved, Governor Perl seconded, and the motion passed that we accept the per capita increase.

4. Annual Meeting. Representative Donna Edwards will attend. The meeting will be October 13 at 2 p.m. in Dining Room A. Governor Campbell agreed to coordinate. Thanks to Governor Campbell.

5. Contract Bargaining.President R. reported that ground rules are being worked on. Progress is being made.

Meeting adjourned at 1:00 p.m.

Attendees:

D. Andrew Austin
Phillip Brogsdale
Beverly Campbell
Royce Crocker
Shelley Harlan
Julius Jefferson
Jim McCarthy
Jasmina Miric
Jack Moteff
Libby Perl
Brian Reeder
Dennis Roth
Bryan Sinquefield (telcon)
David Smole
Mallary Stouffer
Sibyl Tilson