Minutes from Union Executive Committee Meeting

Present – Rick Applin, Charles Cassara, Peggy Codding, Peter Cokkinias, Marti Epstein, Rich Grudzinski, Danny Harrington, Michael Heyman, Jeff Perry, Diane Richardson, Wendy Rolfe, Jackson Schultz, Mike Scott, Will Silvio.  

  1. Jeff made a motion to accept the minutes from the previous meeting as amended and update the website. Rick seconded and the vote was unanimous to accept the minutes.
  2. The sexual harassment case regarding a faculty member and student has concluded with the faculty member no longer at the college. It was in house with no arbitration; the faculty member was on a one-year contract and received payment for the spring schedule. The issue is, the accusation cannot be the verdict, there needs to be more proof.
  3. We discussed the sexual harassment policy throughout the college and recent BTOT comments by our leadership. We will draft a letter and send to management. Rick made a motion and Michael seconded and the vote was unanimous to send a letter from the UEC.
  4. The AFT Conference has been moved to Philadelphia from Chicago. Thursday – Sunday, March 31-April 3. We would like to invite Jeff J. and his wife to accompany us, Jackson made a motion and Rich seconded and the vote was unanimous to invite Jeff J. and his wife.