Time and place. The meeting was conducted at 12 noon on USF Sarasota / Manatee in B229 and on Zoom.

Attendance. Twenty UFF members, four guests, and one staff member

Minutes. Minutes of the 10 February 2023 meeting approved.

President’s Report.

  • Stormy weather. There are reports that college administrators threatened faculty attending the February 23 Walkout with discipline or dismissal. Discussion of local developments and government relations

New Business

  • New College. Steven Shipman and colleagues spoke on recent events at New College Florida.

Old Business

  • Social. There will be a social soon at Ferg’s.


    Grievances. UFF has forwarded five more cases to arbitration, including one from USF. Other cases moving forward.

  • Government Relations. It is important to contact legislators.
  • Membership. Recruitment is accelerating.
  • Treasury. We are solvent.

These minutes were respectfully submitted on 3 March 2023.