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Association of Flight Attendants-CWA United Master Executive Council

Notice of Election

Master Executive Council (MEC) Safety, Health and Security Committee


The Committee consists of one Chairperson and two Vice-Chairpersons who work with UAL, the Federal Aviation Administration, and AFA-CWA International Air Safety, Health & Security Department to maintain and improve Flight Attendant security, health, and cabin safety standards. The Committee monitors and participates in accident/incident investigations; participates in monthly safety meetings with the company; participates in congressional hearings dealing with Flight Attendant safety and health issues; participates in designing cabin interiors of new and reconfigured aircraft; coordinates with United’s Initial and Recurrent training programs to ensure consistency with FAA and AFA-CWA objectives; and maintains an MEC Safety, Health & Security database.

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.

The Committee Members assist 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.

Positions to be elected:

  • One Chairperson for a term beginning Immediately – June 30, 2020)


Commitment to improving Flight Attendant work environment with previous Safety and Health experience is preferred. Writing and computer skills are needed. Chairperson position requires full-time weekday availability in Chicago. Vice-Chairperson position requires part-time availability in Chicago. Travel is required.

The Election will be conducted at the Spring Regular MEC Meeting

April 7-8 and 12th, 2018

Harrah's Atlantic City
777 Harrah's Blvd.

Atlantic City, New Jersery 08401

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

Send e-mail to: mecsec@unitedafa.org

Willingness to Serve

Sheryl Stroup





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