Time and place.  The meeting was conducted at 12 noon on USF Tampa in the USC EDU 415 and on Zoom.

Attendance.  Nineteen UFF members and one guest.

Minutes.  Minutes of the 7 April and 21 April meetings approved

President’s Report.

  • EDues.  The Senate approved allocating half of the chapter refunds towards the effort to get members on eDues.  Just over a fourth of the USF members have made the transition.
  • Bargaining.  We need a bargaining committee.
  • Post Tenure Review.  Discussion of the situation.
  • Decertification.  It is not clear what decertification will entail.
  • Publicity.  We need to get the Publicity Committee more involved.  The Biweekly will be reformulated over summer and ancillary media explored.  Discussion of the Action Network and Constant Contact.  Discussion of hiring a publicity expert.
  • Events.  We will organize a town hall, possibly on Post Tenure Review.
  • Campaign.  We need a system that will make membership lists available to fellows.


  • Collective Bargaining.  The contract imposes limits on dismissals.

These minutes were respectfully submitted on 13 May 2023.