The meeting was called to order at by AFT President Edelbach at
John Krimmel reported that he and Todd McCrary looking into Professional Staff luncheon. Investigating “social” get together. A social on-line survey was sent to the membership. We will be using Don Cunning to assist in recruitment. Adjunct Faculty membership is above 50%.
SHBP Dependent Benefits Audit- Update
B. State Fiscal Dilemma - President Gittenstein thought budget would be the same as 2006 but at this point it might be lower
C. Council XB Meeting on Friday with David Beckett and State treasurer to discuss wage freeze and increments. State’s intention is to have this happen in fiscal year ’09. Representative from AFT National office will be attend meeting. We are the last group to meet with state (see pg. 10 agenda for proposed resolution). William Patterson resolution on this matter discussed but decided to take not action at this time.
Discussion of possible layoffs and who might be affected Wage freezes and furloughs reviewed but a lot of unanswered questions. Career Development is a budgeted item for college. Proposed resolution discussed. After Friday’s meeting will have more information.
D. Election of Officers- Current officers willing to run again but all AFT members are encouraged to consider running for an office
Very Successful Election in Fall! New agenda in
Pending Issues- Letter to Provost Bresnahan.
See agenda p. 14-16. No response yet from College on our proposals on TTR and other issues. Rowan, Kean,
Local 2364 Scholarship- updates Four undergraduate
recipients identified. One Graduate slop still
D. CHOP- back “in
network” - Discussions continue with other
E. Spring 2009 schedule - No Saturday classes or finals scheduled as of now.
F. Enhanced Summer Program - Enhancing revenue to college of interest. Higher pay for faculty possible.
“End of Year” luncheon - scheduled for
Meeting adjourned .
Submitted by Secretary Roseann Conway