USF-UFF Chapter Meeting

Time & Place. The Chapter Meeting was held at 12 noon in EDU 316 on USF Tampa.

Attendance & Introductions. Nineteen members, including fourteen members of the Chapter Council, and one guest.


  • Grievances. Discussion of grievances at USFSM.
    • McColm will organize another grievance training workshop.
  • Report on the Chapter Council Meeting.
    • The Council created a Budget Committee consisting of Senators Belgrad, Lang and Wohlmuth.
  • Discussion of Tallahassee politics, and its effect on the USF Board of Trustees, and on public employees.
  • Selection of Senators. At the moment, there are two seats to be filled, and two write-in candidates who have not responded to queries about their availability and willingness to serve. The Chapter will return to the issue in the next meeting.
  • Recruitment. UFF USF Executive Director proposes a Recruitment Workshop in early September.
  • Budget. We are solvent.
  • Bargaining. Discussion of the current situation.
    • Motion made and seconded that a hardcopy flyer containing the recent Letter from the Bargaining Committee be sent to the entire UFF USF unit. Motion passes.

These minutes respectfully submitted by G. McColm on 8 April 2014.