B.O.G. Meeting November 30, 2016

CREA Board Meeting Minutes

November 30, 2016

In attendance:



David Bradley

Karma Ester

Joel Greene

Carol Hardy Vincent

Elayne Heisler

Betty Jean Oladapo

Angeles Villarreal



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.