B.O.G. Meeting November 2, 2016

CREA Board Meeting Minutes

November 2, 2016

In attendance:


David Bradley

Karma Ester

Joel Greene

Elayne Heisler

Martinez Majors Sr.

Betty Jean Oladapo

Angeles Villarreal


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.