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7.30.15 – Reserve Roundtable/PHL Base Meeting/Recurrent Training/Commuting Reminder

Thursday, July 30, 2015

  • Reserve Roundtable Q&A
  • APFA PHL Base Meeting
  • CQT – Recurrent Training
  • September Commuting Reminder

Reserve Roundtable Q&A
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Two sessions:
10:00am – 12:30pm and 1:00pm -3:30pm
Philadelphia Airport Tour Room
Located between Concourses C & D

APFA LUS Reserve Rep John Pennel
APFA Scheduling Chair Jaimie McNeice
APFA Executive Committee Member, LUS JCBA JNC Member Paul Hartshorn

APFA PHL Base Meeting
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Hampton Inn, Philadelphia Airport
12pm to 4pm


12:00pm – 12:15pm:  Welcome and Introductions

12:15pm-12:30pm:  Base Specific information and Base NOD discussions:
Kim Kaswinkel, Base President and Brian Morgan Base VP

12:30pm – 1:00pm: SBA and Presidential Grievance discussion:  
Glenda Talley, Paul Frishkorn Regional Representatives and Marcus Gluth, APFA National VP

1:00pm – 2:30pm: PBS information Q & A and Reserve processing:  
Laura Albert and Emily Arner-Brown, Scott Barnes JIRC committee members, APFA Scheduling Chair Jaimie McNeice and APFA LUS Reserve Representative John Pennel.

2:30pm-3:00pm: JCBA Q & A:
Paul Hartshorn, LUS JNC Member
Vicki Balistreri, LUS JNC Member
Julie Hedrick, LAA JNC Member and JSIC Committee Member

3:00pm-3:15pm:  FCFS/Jumpseat:
Brent Peterson

3:15pm-4:00pm– Open discussion Q & A

CQT – Recurrent Training

If you are scheduled for recurrent training you are expected to show up prepared.  Being prepared includes having your web based training completed, being familiar with the new procedures for evacuations, and an updated tablet.  Your tablet should be updated before you get to the training center.  If it is not and you try to update it in the training center before class, it may not update.  The training center does not get good cellular service.

The FAA has been visiting the CLT training center quite a bit, evaluating the instructors as well as the flight attendants.  Please show up for training with an open mind and be prepared.

Also book your flights as soon as possible; you can only be booked on flights that have open seats. Many flight attendants wait until a few days before and there are no flights available.  

September Commuting Reminder

Hotel rooms in Philadelphia are normally a challenge on the best of days; expect it to get a lot more complicated. September 22nd the World Meeting of Families will commence at the Convention Center and Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Centre City Philadelphia. The convention will be capped by Pope Francis’ visit on September 27th, which is expected to draw as many as 2 million into the City of Brotherly Love.

In Unity and Solidarity,

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