OBJECTIVES/ACTION PLAN:

THE OBJECTIVES LISTED BELOW ARE BOTH GOALS WE YOUR

LEADERSHIP TEAM PLEDGED TO ACCOMPLISH AND THE

STANDARDS OF MEASURE THAT YOU CAN USE TO

DETERMINE THE SUCCESS OF OUR EFFORTS.

 

Re-unify the AFA

  • Build AFA Membership and Commitment.

  • Convince non-union members to join and support the AFA. 

  • Demonstrate to membership that their leadership is working in their best interests.

 

 

Secure a Reasonable Contract

  • Negotiate a contract that enhances our leave accrual, leave days, excellence in education rewards and our general compensation.

  • Achieve wage and other monetary increases that reflect the collective brilliance of our adjunct community.

  • Negotiate a contract that benefits all sectors of our union regardless of the position that is held inside or outside the classroom.

 

 

Improve Communications:

 

    Continue to advance the Vanguard with new features, multi-media content and member highlights.

  • Create interactive channels of communication using digital media.

  • Establish a “Letters to the Editor” section of the Vanguard and a question and answer page on the AFA Website. 

  • Create an official AFA email group so members can voice their concerns and receive answers to their questions in a timely manner.

  • Use social media to communicate our good works to the general public and our membership for the purpose of building and supporting the AFA.

 

 

The AFA Constitution and Bylaws

  • Through the amendment process, make the changes needed so that all active members are eligible to run for office and vote in elections.

  • Make the AFA Constitution, Bylaws and current contract available to all members through the AFA Website.

 

 

Build Relationships  

  • In an effort to avoid conflicts and when necessary to resolve such conflicts, establish positive relationships with NCCFT, CSEA. NCCAA,  College Administrators, the BOT, and Elected Officials.

  • Meet regularly with the NCCFT President, NCC College President, the NCC Board of Trustees and Chairpersons in an effort to find ways to work together for the betterment of all NCC faculty members.

 

Ascertain our Financial Position and

Review Officer's Salaries

 

  • Have the Executive Board review compensation to maintain or adjust salaries so that they represent the efforts and expertise of those who receive monetary compensation for their work.

  • The Executive Board will continuously review the finances to assure an adequate cost/benefit relationship of the expenditures that are being made.

  • Make financial statements available to members in a timely manner.

 

Increased membership by more than 120%
Negotiate a successor agreement that enhances our benefits, compensation and protections.
Our one-stop website coupled by ongoing enhancements to the Vanguard's content
An almost completely re-written constitution and bylaws that guides the union and serves as an internal "watchdog". The documents are now available on our website.
Ongoing efforts and progress in forging collegial relationships that have paid great dividends to our adjunct faculty
Drastically reduced costs by reviewing business practices. Transparent reporting of all expenditures