LMEA EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
March 13, 2017

NOTE: These minutes are also available online at www.lmeaonline.org.
President C. Santa Maria called the meeting to order at 4:00pm
Vic Fedeli made a motion to approve the minutes from February—sec by Darlene Mandarino Motion—passed.

Officer's Reports:
President's Report:

VP Support: VP Professional: NR

1st Vice President: NR

Secretary Support: NR

Secretary Professional: NR

Treasurer: D. Mandarino submitted a treasurer's report for February—passed.

Committee Reports:
Outreach: Joe Mudd reported that Outreach has been advertising in several district events i.e. Mr Harriton & Mr. Lower Merion contests Outreach is happy to promote what LMEA does for students in the district. Please contact Joe if there is an event the LMEA can consider supporting.

Constitution: In the packet is a follow up to the same review at the January Ex Council meeting.
Policies & Practices to be reviewed-Ex Council voted to remove #1 &2 in January-we are visiting & updated the language-see report as specified.

Elections: Representatives for NEA RA in Boston-6-7 names have already been submitted. If you would like to add your name to the ballot, please contact Arlene Flicker, at flickea@gmail.com

CIPD: Meeting date changes to March 21st

CNC: Next meeting date is April 6th

FAC: NR

Health & Safety: NR

Legislation: State legislature is reconvening today-possible 14 items to address-1 is student related-the remainder are pension & dues deduction related issues.

Minority Affairs: Conference is this week in Reading

PACE: Pace deductions are over-Please contact Mike Stettner if there are any issues/questions.

PR & R: P. Dawson submitted a written report and discussed some of the ongoing grievances.

Social:

Special Services: NR

Sunshine: Please contact Debbie Williams as the need arises at williad@lmsd.org.

Membership: D. Grumbine submitted a written report.

CARE: NP

Education Foundation: NP

Environmental: NR

SECC: At our last meeting on March 6, we finalized a form and procedure for employees to use in accessing their rights under Article 13 in the CBA ("Attacks"). Should an employee be injured by a student while working, please fill out this form, which is located in the nurse's office or on the website, and send copies to Kimberly Fraser AND Eric Demkin, and keep the original.

Building Reports:
Belmont Hills: Prof: NR
ESP: NR

Cynwyd: Prof: NR
ESP: NR

Gladwyne: Prof: NP
ESP: NP

Merion: Prof: NR
ESP: Questions regarding procedure for securing a job has changed – may have to apply for positions again-Chris SM will check with H.R-Mark Klein Question regarding STEM meeting- If MCIU is open does staff still have to attend if LMSD is closed? Elementary recess – is that impacting teaching period?

Penn Valley: Prof: NR
ESP: NR

Penn Wynne: Prof: NR
ESP: NR

Bala Cynwyd: Prof: NR
ESP: NR

Welsh Valley: Prof: Question asked about the schedule alignment between the two middle schools.
ESP: NR

Lower Merion: Prof: NR
ESP: NR

Harriton: Prof: NR
ESP: NR

Minority At-Large Reps: NR

Building: NR

Grounds: NR

Administration: N/R

Transportation: NP

New Business:
Outreach Can LMEA Outreach consider supporting 5th grade classes to help defray cost of activities – by contributions to fundraising –info will be forwarded to Joe Mudd for consideration.

Respectfully submitted,

Lisa McDevitt,
Secretary Support