FS120418 2.b.2Approved by EC 11/27/18

Executive Committee Minutes

Maple Room, Atwood

November 13, 2018


Attendance: (Those present indicated by an underline)

Officers: FA President Tom Hergert, Vice President Mark Jaede, Secretary Jamie Heiman, Treasurer Tina Sacin

IFO Board Members: Debra Leigh, Shawn Schooley 

Unit Representatives: CLA: Debra Japp (CMST), Jen Tuder (CMST); COSE: Matt Julius (BIOL); HBS: Bill Hudson (FIRE); SCEE: Tony Hansen (EAS); SOTA: Matt Ferrell (MUSIC); SOE: Steven McCullar (ELHE); SHHS: Laura Finch (Kinesiology); SOPA: Dick Andzenge (CJ); SS: Cindy Gruwell (UL)

Negotiator: Tracy Ore (SOC)


1)   Call to order at 3:44 pm


2)   Approval of Minutes

a)   EC minutes of October 30, 2018 (EC111318 2.a)

Motion to approve EC minutes of October 30, 2018, and all actions included—(Gruwell/Finch). Passed


3)   Treasurer’s Report

a)   IFO Allocation (EC111318 3.a)—Hergert explained the document and informed EC that the FA is going to ask $7,500 extra for the allocation at the upcoming IFO Board meeting. There was discussion.


4)   Announcements/Status Reports

a)   Grievances—no report.

b)   Provost and President Meetings Updates—discussed dean investigations, curriculum proposals, and programs that exist across departments.

c)    Negotiations—Ore gave a brief update. They met last week and started going through the resolutions. Next meeting is in January.  


5)   Call for new agenda items—Committee participation (Ore) to be added to item A.


6)   Unfinished Business

a)   FA Standing Committee Charges and Committee Participation (EC111318 6.a)—Finch gave background and the charges could go back to the committees, or Faculty Senate could use the proactive conversations spot to go over the charges.

Motion for existing committees to review their charges and get back to EC by December 11, 2018, to affirm no changes or provide changes and revisions—(Finch/Sacin). Passed


b)   Organizing Plan for Spring 2019 (EC111318 6.b)—we have had feedback from one person. This will be a major topic at the board this week. There was discussion. Leigh talked about having someone on our campus to have the time to make the contacts.


7)   New Business

a)   Time Certain 4:15-5 pm—Talk with Dan Gregory, Provost, and La Vonne Cornell-Swanson, Associate Provost for Faculty and Student Affairs

b)   Donation Request from CARE for MLK Breakfast $250 (Leigh)

Motion to donate $250 to the CARE MLK Breakfast—(Hudson/Sacin). Passed


8)   Adjournment at 5:00 pm


Submitted by Polly Chappell, FA/IFO Union Office Operations Coordinator