WE DID IT!
Thanks to every member, steward,and volunteer who helped us attain our goal of 80% membership! We were also able to have some great conversations about upcoming bargaining and the impending Supreme Court decision JANUS vs. AFSCME.
Here is what volunteers were able to achieve last week by going out and knocking on office doors:
GE volunteers: 22
GTFF / AFT staff volunteers: 4
Total shifts: 47
Commitment cards: 107
New members: 22 (+ 1 associate; +3 who will be GEs in Fall) Total membership level: 80%
2018-2019 Election Results
Thank you for voting in this year's elections. Congratulations to our new officers!
Proposed change to Article 7 of the GTFF bylaws: create consistency for outside political endorsements, and create a timelier endorsement process. Do you approve this change? (Yes: 94% No: 6%) PASSED
Proposed change to Article 7 of the GTFF bylaws: repeal Section 7 (officer stipends). Do you approve this change? (Yes: 45% No: 55%) DID NOT PASS
Proposed change to Article 14 of the GTFF bylaws: if GTFF can no longer collect fair share dues, a progressive due structure will be enacted. Do you approve this change? (Yes: 80% No: 20%) PASSED
Proposed change to Article 6 of the GTFF bylaws: modify rules for steward elections. Do you approve this change? (Yes: 85% No: 15%) PASSED
Your officers for 2018-2019 Meet your new officers at the Great Cover Up on May 24!
President:Michael Magee (Political Science)
Vp for Organizing:Nikki Cox (Anthropology)
VP for Grievances: Ricardo Friaz (Philosophy)
VP for Political Education: Malori Musselman (Political Science)
VP for External Relations:Al Lebovitz (Math)
VP for Operations: Ellen Gillooly-Kress (Theatre Arts)
VP of Member Communications:Kayleigh Peterman (Public Administration)
VP for Membership:Emily Sutton (Biology)
VP of Equity and Inclusion: Hyunsoo Lee (Anthropology)
Treasurer:Shawn Rodine (Environmental Studies)
THE GREAT COVER UP
May 24 6-10 pm
Join us this year at Sam Bond's on 8th street to raise money for Food for Lane County.
There will be a formal announcement at our event this Thursday!
Meet next year's officers!
Find out who wins in the great Organizing Blitz raffle!