VTA January Rep Council Minutes

Date:    Tuesday 1/23/24 Time: 3:30-5:30pm

  1. Approval of Minutes from last meeting (LINK HERE) November minutes will be shared in February
  2. Approval of Agenda (with flexibility) of this meeting – Approved without objection
  3. New and/or Continuing Business Items:
  4. Treasurer’s Report: Ariel Ray
    1. Approval of Treasurer’s Financial Report (LINK HERE) will be presented in February
  5. Bargaining Report: Megan Morris and Tracy Begley
    1. Still working on calendar issues
  6. PAC Report (including Treasurer’s Report when possible): Corey Penrose/Jennifer Dickinson (LINK HERE)
  7. President’s Report: Brenda Hensley
    1. Site Rep Resources: (LINK HERE)
    2. Updated Dates for Lunch Visits (see link above) – Brenda will be visiting all school sites again for second semester
    3. Bylaws Update for Binder – Updated bylaws have been adopted and were replaced in binders
    4. Member Benefits Overview (For your reference)
    5. Budget Survey at your Ten Minute Meeting – can be shared to staff
  8. Site Planning Time and Director Visit Scheduling
    1. Plan Slideshow
  9. Committee Information (in writing please):
    1. Grievance: Lisa Cusi (LINK HERE)
    2. Safety: Jaxie Murray (LINK HERE)
    3. New Educator: Rachel Bulris (LINK HERE)
    4. Membership Engagement: Alyson Brauning
      1. 2023 ME Site Visits – Google Sheets
      2. Lunch at sites ME.docx – Google Docs
      3. Membership Engagement Plan for Sites.docx – Google Docs
      4. Plan for Directors & Site Reps.docx – Google Docs
    5. Equity: Tricia Cowen (LINK HERE) 
    6. Action: Corey Penrose (LINK HERE)
    7. Labor Council Reps: Corey Penrose, Jennifer Dickinson, Alyson Brauning (LINK HERE)
    8. State Council: Keri Tafuro, Ariel Ray, Jennifer Dickinson (LINK HERE)
    9. Membership: Jax Stornetta (LINK HERE)
    10. Elections: Aaron Stephens (LINK HERE)
    11. Sick Leave Bank: Julie McGee (LINK HERE)
    12. SPED Quarterly Meeting Committee: Becky Wylie (LINK HERE)
  10. Amy Tran Russell came for a Thank You visit.
  11. Raffle (must be present to win)
  12. Meeting Adjourned 5:00 pm
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