Notice of Election
Master Executive Council (MEC) Government Affairs Committee
This Committee consists of a Chairperson and a Vice Chairperson. The Committee informs AFA-CWA Members about legislative action that could affect Flight Attendants’ safety, income, working conditions, and job security. The Chairperson coordinates Membership communication and implementation of AFA-CWA’s legislative program, including developing and coordinating voter registration drives for Flight Attendants. The Chairperson also promotes voluntary contributions to FlightPAC/CWA Cope, to help elect representatives who support Flight Attendant issues. The Vice Chairperson assists the Chairperson in the duties of the Committee as assigned.
All MEC Committees represent the MEC and will support MEC positions when interacting with the Company and Flight Attendants. They carry out the responsibilities of their Committee/Position and shall support and adhere to the AFA-CWA Constitution and Bylaws, as well as the AFA-CWA United MEC Rules of Procedure, and Policy.
A Committee Member assists the Chairperson with the following responsibilities:
- Communicating with MEC Officers at least once a week.
- Submitting written reports to the MEC.
- Communicating with local committees at least once a month.
- Making a yearly in-person report to the MEC.
- Administering the MEC Committee Budget.
- Conducting an annual training for Local Committee Members, as needed.
- Contributing an annual article to MEC communications.
Position to be elected:
One Chairperson for a 3-year term (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2020)
One Vice-Chairperson for a 3-year term (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2020)
Strong communication skills are needed. Organization, computer and public speaking skills are recommended. Familiarization with the Legislative process and Members of Congress is helpful. Travel is required.
The Election will be conducted at the Spring Regular MEC Meeting
April 11-13, 2017
6350 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
All interested candidates, who are Members in good standing, may submit a resume and Willingness to Serve Letter to:
Jeffrey W. Heisey, Secretary-Treasurer
United Master Executive Council
Association of Flight Attendants-CWA
6250 N. River Road, Suite 4020
Rosemont, IL 60018
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Willingness to Serve
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