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December 2, 2021

FSU Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

December 2, 2021 (Zoom)

Executive Committee Members Present: Steve Striffler; Caroline Coscia; Lynne Benson; Dana Commesso; Monique Fuguet; Jessica Holden; Travis Johnston; Meghan Kallman; Linda Liu; José Martinez-Reyes; Jeff Melnick; Tim Sieber

Others Present: Lorenzo Nencioli (FSU Senior Staff Member); Katie D’Urso (MTA rep)

  1. Approval of the agenda and the minutes of the October 29 and November 12 Executive Committee meetings: Motion to approve the agenda and minutes. Motion seconded. Motion passes unanimously.

  2. Winter Break Update: The first two weeks of January will be remote, with the option of “hoteling” people in buildings where the heat is not shut off: the ISC, possibly Tuesdays and Wednesdays in some other buildings.

  3. Bargaining Update: FSU is waiting on Administration’s response to multiple proposals. Administration has been very slow with responses throughout the bargaining process. The next bargaining session is tomorrow, December 3, at 3:30.

  4. All Union Actions – next two Thursdays: All-union Zoom meeting held earlier today. An in-person rally will be held next Thursday at 12:30 in Quinn. Strategy discussion.

  5. Covid - FSU request to Admin update: Contact tracing is happening. The covid dashboard is still not fully accurate but has improved. Exposure notifications are poor. Faculty are told which class has had a positive case, but students are not given that information.

  6. Social Gathering – the party is on!: Savin Hill Bar and Kitchen is reserved on December 15.

  7. NTT Promotion workshop – recap: Caroline, Lynne, Dana, Linda, and Monique worked on this workshop. Close to 30 attendees with great feedback from participants.

  8. Elections Committee: Jessica will send Spring 2022 Elections schedule to Ex Comm members. Travis and Caroline will be staying on the Elections Committee unless Travis decides to run for re-election. Luis Jimenez from Political Science will be helping with Qualtrics.

  9. Grievance update in Executive Session – DID NOT DISCUSS