Time and place. This meeting was conducted at 12 noon on Zoom.

Minutes. Minutes for the August 27 meeting were approved.

President’s Report & Essential Issues.

  • Annual Evaluations. Some departments do not have written criteria.
  • The COVID situation. Discussion.
  • The Presidential Search.
    • Motion made and seconded that the Executive Committee shall compose and publish widely a statement on the USF presidential search. Motion approved unanimously.
  • Union 101 Video. Discussion of how it can be used.
  • Modality of chapter meetings. Space usage restrictions make face-to-face or hybrid meetings impractical this semester. The Chapter will return to the issue for the next term.
  • Hardcopy newsletter. Discussion of issuing a hardcopy newsletter this fall.

New Business.

  • Membership list reconciliation. Carol has retired, so we are starting over. Funds can be allocated from the money already assigned for Carol’s compensation.
  • Budget analysis. We will seek a new accountant.
  • Workshop on government relations. We will ask UFF Tallahassee for guidance.
  • Socials. None planned at the moment.
  • GAU “Die In.” USF UFF GAU is planning a “die in” demonstration to dramatize the pandemic situation.
    • Motion made and seconded to allocate $ 500 for incidentals for the demonstration. Motion approved unanimously.


  • Grievances. A number of these arise from the way the regional campuses are treated. There is some concern about the proposal to change job titles.
  • Treasury. We are solvent.

These minutes were respectfully submitted on 21 September 2021.