May 31, 2017

NOTE: These minutes are also available online at www.lmeaonline.org.
C. Santa Maria called the meeting to order at 5:11 pm.

Update on Bargaining:
R. Loue presented an update on the bargaining process, providing details about the proposals of both the LMEA and the school board. Questions were taken and answered.

Public Relations and Settlement Task Force:
C. Santa Maria presented information from the member survey, as well as an update on our new relationship with ddcworks, a public relations firm based in Philadelphia.

New Business:
R. Loue made a motion that the LMEA General Membership vote to authorize the LMEA leadership to call a strike at any time following the expiration of the current collective bargaining agreement—sec by L. Giaquinto—passed overwhelmingly.

T. Ricker made a motion to adjourn—passed—the meeting was adjourned at 6:17 pm.

Respectfully submitted,
Andrew Thomas, Secretary Professional