Time and place. The meeting was conducted at 12 noon on USF Tampa in EDU415 and on Zoom.

Attendance. 23 attendees.

Minutes. Minutes of the 9 February 2024 meeting approved.
President’s Report.

  • UFF Senate. Updates on current litigation, including SB 256 and five ULPs. The UFF office is looking into alternatives to the eDues process.
  • Certification. We continue to collect cards.

New Business.

  • Spring schedule. We will meet on USFSP on March 22 and USFSM on April 5.
  • BOT Meetings. We may publicize the BOT meetings on March 18 (Tampa) and June 4 (location TBD) to encourage people to attend.


  • Grievances. The Tallahassee office is involved with some grievances. Colleges are not following PTR guidelines.
  • Government Relations. Activists are encouraged to contact legislators during the summer.
  • Treasury. Actions:
    • Motion made and seconded to support expenses for Richard Manning to attend a conference on bargaining. Motion approved.
    • Motion made and seconded to support expenses for scanning UFF documents in Robert Welker’s office and in the GAU office. Motion approved.
    • Proposal to hire Casker Creative to provide more assistance with media; particularly flyers, the website, and the Biweekly. Motion to be presented at the next meeting.
  • Bargaining. We will inform the Administration in Mid-March that we are ready to begin bargaining.

These minutes were respectfully submitted on 12 March 2024 and amended 21 March 2024; revised per correction March 22 on 4 April 2024.