B.O.G. Meeting November 30, 2016

CREA Board Meeting Minutes

November 30, 2016

In attendance:

Governors

 

David Bradley

Karma Ester

Joel Greene

Carol Hardy Vincent

Elayne Heisler

Betty Jean Oladapo

Angeles Villarreal

Officers

 

Phillip Brogsdale

Mike Martin

Alison Siskin

Susan Thaul

Stewards and Others

 

Bill Canis

Keisha Johnson

Bill Krouse

Libby Perl

Suzanne Salgado

 

 

 

 

Federal Viewpoint Survey:  In discussions with CRS to get access to the data.

 

Mercury Confidentiality: Filed an ULP and spoke to the FLRA attorney.

 

Diversity: Management emailed CREA about the Diversity and Inclusion Working Group. The TMU invited staff to participate and management is reserving a spot for a CREA representative.

 

IP Pilot: VP Martin provided an update. CREA asked to speak as a stakeholder to the people writing the evaluation. Management required that the comments be submitted in writing.

 

Skype:  CREA conveyed to management the bargaining unit’s comments on the expansion. Management contents that the Skype expansion policy is not subject to bargaining. Management is selecting beta testers.

 

Capstone Email: There are concerns about the destruction of emails. There is a lot of confusion/miscommunication about what a record is and what staff is required to keep.

B.O.G. Meeting November 2, 2016

CREA Board Meeting Minutes

November 2, 2016

In attendance:

Governors

David Bradley

Karma Ester

Joel Greene

Elayne Heisler

Martinez Majors Sr.

Betty Jean Oladapo

Angeles Villarreal

Officers

Clint Brass

Phillip Brogsdale

Mike Martin

Susan Thaul

Stewards and Others

Keisha Johnson

 

 

IP Pilot: CREA will be meeting with CRS managers to discuss the IP Pilot and the 6 month review.
Office Space Allocation Agreements: CREA is still missing copies of the agreements from ALD, FIN, COU, CIP, and DSP.

New CREA Initiative on Promotions:  VP Martin is seeking volunteers provide information regarding CRS promotion policy. Initiative aims to help bargaining unit members as they try to navigate the promotion system since there isn’t good information from CRS.

Investment Strategy: Will be discussed next week.

 

Capstone Email: Emails that are more than 7 years old will be deleted effective December 23rd.  President Thaul has asked for a briefing on this issue since there are concerns about the destruction of emails, especially those that are research materials.

 

Mercury Confidentiality: CREA asked to bargain this new policy. VP Brass is working on this.

Skype:  CREA considers the expansion a change in working conditions and has asked to bargain.

Minutes recorded by Phillip Brogsdale and transcribed by Alison Siskin.