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

Scope:

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.

Two Committee Members 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.

Positions to be elected:

One Vice Chairperson for a term beginning immediately through June 30, 2020

Qualification:

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 16 – 18, 2019

Hyatt Rosemont
6350 N. River Rd
Rosemont, IL 60018