Time and place. The meeting was conducted at 12 noon on USF Tampa in EDU161.

Attendance. Nine members and one guest.

Minutes. May 31 minutes approved.

President’s Report.

  • Training. There are several training sessions this summer.
  • Baseball. We offer tickets to members and families go join us at the July 30 Rays game.
  • Promotion & Tenure. The Board approved tenure for 29 candidates of 32. Discussion of USF’s historical problem with DEI and tenure.
  • Office Material. Steve Lang and Arthur Shapiro went through old UFF USF papers now in the GAU office.

New Business.

  • Fellows Program. We are exploring the possibility of restarting the program.
  • Constitution & Bylaws. Draft presented by Josh Rayman.
  • Training for Government and Community Relations. We anticipate a training in mid-July.

Committee Reports.

  • Membership. The Committee is organizing the following:
    • Restarting the fellows program.
    • Snailmail to former members who did not sign up for eDues and subsequently to non-members who signed Showing of Interest cards.
    • Socials.
  • Grievances. We have a huge number of grievances and need volunteers. A few units, esp. Nursing, generating a lot of grievances.
  • Treasury. We are solvent.
  • Government Relations. This summer, we will seek to visit local legislators.

These minutes were respectfully submitted on 24 June 2024.