Meetings and Events
Board of Director & Membership Meetings
EDCEA, Local #1 has a Board of Directors (BOD's) that meet on a monthly basis along with EDCEA staff, on the first Tuesday of every month with occasional exceptions. All meetings are held via Zoom.
All MEMBERS are welcome to attend. To request a link to the meetings please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meeting was called to order at 5:36 p.m.
ROLL CALL Rebecca, Tracy, Larry, Marcia, Greg, Mary, Jenny.
Absent: Debbie (excused), Sean, Roland
ADOPTION OF AGENDA: CHANGES AND/OR DELETIONS Jenny moved to adopt, Greg, motion carried.
MINUTES: July 7, 2020
REPORTS OF PRESIDENT & OFFICERS
Negotiations—Had ZOOM meeting, split into groups to review Articles 7, 8, 9 to clarify language, i.e. supervisory leave question came up, contract wasn’t clear.
AFSCME Convention—Jenny and Alison are delegates.
Mask distribution—Roland visited several sites, signed up new members. Marcia said she will reach out to site reps at locations Roland wasn’t able to visit; Rebecca wants site reps to have members sign cards when they get a mask. Jenny will distribute more masks at Briw.
Newsletter—Jenny said she and Sean were finally able to meet this last week to work on the newsletter layout. She hopes Sean will get it to Jenny this week for final review. Josh is no longer on the committee. Jenny asked for suggestions for the next newsletter. Marcia asked if there were ways to tighten up the process so we can meet our printing schedule. Rebecca will check with Sean for ways to keep to our print schedule. Rebecca suggested that Tracy speak with Julie Millard to assist the committee.
STAFF & COMMITTEE REPORTS
Committee Reports –
By-laws committee: Jenny has been working on a draft, hopes to have something for the BOD around the end of October. See Handout for other reports.
NEW BUSINESS: –Rebecca asked Tracy how the estimates are coming along for welcome packet items. Tracy was on vacation and Laura was ill, so they haven’t been able to get this information together yet. They hope to have it soon.
Training opportunities–Jenny attended an AFSCME webinar and discovered the Leadership Academy. Marcia mentioned that the links to course offerings aren’t working and she had followed up with Beatriz about the issue but hadn’t heard anything regarding fixing the links.
CLOSED SESSION: 6:14 p.m.
ADJOURN CLOSED SESSION 6:24 p.m.
GOOD & WELFARE: Rebecca wants members to be sure to complete HR’s survey about childcare needs. Jenny will add a reminder to the newsletter.
ADJOURNMENT: 6:30 p.m.
Next Board of Directors Meeting September 1, 2020
What is a Lunch & Learn Meeting?
A lunch and learn meeting is an informal meeting that takes place over lunch and/or breaks. Members provide their own lunches, and . come to learn about specific issues.
Organizing Committee Defined
A strong organizing committee is the foundation for creating a powerful, democratic and active union. The organizing committee is the engine that drives the direction of any organizing efforts. The committee’s role is to motivate and unify the membership to take action for the betterment of all EDCEA members in El Dorado County.