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3.27.22 – APFA Annual Board of Directors Convention Recap – Part II

Sunday, March 27, 2022

APFA Annual Board of Directors Convention Recap Part II:

-APFA Letter of Agreement (LOA) Approval Process
-New Business
-Elections for Executive Committee Ad Hocs 3 & 4

The APFA Annual Board of Directors Convention was held at the Westin Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas on March 8th-10th, 2022. Part I of the convention update includes the National Officer’s Update, Negotiations Update, and the APFA Distinguished Service Award recipients.

National Treasurer Erik Harris and National President Julie Hedrick address the Board of Directors

To view the final agenda for the meeting, click here.

When necessary, APFA enters into a Letter of Agreement (LOA) to supplement contractual language or provide clarity on matters that were not contemplated during collective bargaining. LOA’s are enforced similarly to our negotiated contractual language.

In the event AA or APFA deem an LOA may be necessary, the APFA National President and related APFA Department Chairs will meet with AA Labor Relations to discuss terms of a potential agreement.

While the APFA National President signs each Letter of Agreement, she does not sign Letters of Agreement without the approval of the voting Board of Directors (your Base Presidents). Your Base Presidents are included in all discussions for any potential Letters of Agreement, and no agreement will move forward without the majority of the voting Board of Director’s approval.

For a list of the signed Letters of Agreement, visit the APFA National President’s page here.

New Business

Thirty-five items were included in the ‘New Business’ section of the agenda. When a new business item is added to the agenda, the name of the person adding the item appears in the right column.

What does the I/D or the I/D/A mean for each agenda item?

I: Indicates the item added for the purpose of giving information.
D: Indicates the item was added for discussion amongst the Board.
A: Action on this item is required (items which require a vote of the voting Board of Directors).

Agenda items for this meeting include:

Details on the agenda items will be included in the official meeting minutes, which will be available no later than thirty (30) business days after the conclusion of the meeting per Policy Manual Section 4.A.7.b.(5).

Election for Executive Committee Ad Hocs 3 & 4

The meeting concluded with an election for Executive Committee Ad Hocs 3 and 4. These committee members are elected by the voting Board of Directors, consisting of the eleven Base Presidents. According to the APFA Constitution, the Executive Committee shall act as the agent for and on behalf of the Voting Board of Directors. More information on the responsibilities of the APFA Executive Committee may be found in Article III Section 4 of the APFA Constitution.

Both Kerstin Conners (DFW) and Joseph Seelye (PHX) were re-elected as Ad Hocs 3 and 4, respectively.

Current makeup of the APFA Executive Committee (click photo to enlarge):

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