USF-UFF Chapter Meeting

There were twelve people in attendance. There was a quorum for the Chapter Council.

The minutes for November 6 were approved.

We continue to gain new members.

UFF-USF Applied Anthropology Report.
Two graduate students conducted a study of two USF departments to gain a perspective on faculty attitudes towards UFF.

  • Motion made and seconded: To create an ad hoc committee to study how to address the issues raised in this report. Motion to refer this issue to the new Service Committee made, seconded, and approved.

Several proposals were made from the floor.

Ratification of Amendments to the UFF-USF Chapter Constitution and Bylaws.
Voting will be conducted via VotingPlace.Net, and the results will be downloaded and computed at the next Chapter Meeting on December 4.

Article 10 on Annual Evaluations.


  • Grievances. Annual grievance moratorium during Winter Break still be negotiated.
  • Treasury. We have money.
  • Communications. We continue to communicate.
  • Bargaining. Discussion of upcoming bargaining.

Good of the Order.
Discussion of the flexibility of interpretation of Roberts Rules.
These minutes respectfully submitted by G. McColm on November 22, 2009.