Time and place. The meeting was conducted at 12 noon on USF Tampa in the EDU 161 and on Zoom.

Attendance. Thirteen UFF members and one staff.

Minutes. June 16 minutes approved.

President’s Report.

  • Litigation. The FEA will be in litigation for the foreseeable future, and UFF will be involved.
  • Chapter Council. USF was allotted 25 senator seats and we have 6 senators and 13 volunteers, so we need 6 volunteers; we were allotted 12 delegate seats and we have 3 delegates and 4 volunteers, so we need 5 volunteers.

New Business

  • A New Local Coordinator. Angel Jimenez is the new local coordinator. We will be preparing for the fall campaign.
  • BFSA Statement. The Black Faculty & Staff Association recently did a podcast and issued a statement regarding DEI.
  • Certification. Discussion.

Old Business

  • Rays Baseball Game on July 5. We have sixty tickets.


  • Grievances. We will need to set up a training session. Faculty are being blasted by students for being minority or gender diverse.
  • Membership. Cynthia Patterson will assume the chair in August..
  • Treasury. We are solvent.

These minutes were respectfully submitted on 9 July 2023.