To: All Members of the Teachers Bargaining Unit
From: Tracy Mena, Negotiations Committee Chair
Composition: Persons in the positions of:
Chairperson(s) of the Negotiation Back-Up Committee
Up to six (6) persons to be recommended by a Special Selection Task Force
Selection Process: There will be a Negotiations Team Selection Task Force composed of two (2) RFT Officers appointed by the RFT President and two (2) members of the Executive Council
RFT members who desire a position on the 2021-2023 Negotiations Team will submit an application form to the Selection Task Force Committee.
The Selection Task Force Committee will review the applications and make recommendations to the RFT President.
The RFT President will appoint up to six members for the Negotiation Team based upon the Selection Task Force recommendations.
Criteria for Selection:
Applicants must be a member in good standing for the preceding and current school year.
Applicants must be willing to attend training sessions and seminars.
Applicants must be available for negotiation sessions held during the summer months as well as the entire negotiating period.
Applicants should have background, knowledge, or experience in structure and functioning of the RFT and the Collective Bargaining Contract.
Attend training sessions, planning meetings, and negotiation seminars.
Collect and read data required to make reasoned decisions in the best interest of the entire RFT membership.
Help communicate the negotiation process.