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Opportunities to step up
If you’ve thought about becoming more involved in SPEEA, check out the following opportunities. If you’re eligible and interested, then apply. You may see another side of your union! SPEEA also has a number of regional and national committees focused on areas of interest to members. To see the committees, what they do
and when they meet, go to www.speea.org (drop-down menu – Councils/Committees).
Regional Tellers Committees
Discuss Prof/Tech contract issues
with Boeing leaders
New three-year terms start this fall for three SPEEA Prof and Tech joint com- mittees with The Boeing Company.
The SPEEA Prof and Tech contracts call for joint
committees as a forum to discuss relevant information and issues during the interval between
All Prof and Tech members in good standing are
eligible to apply to serve as SPEEA representatives in the committee meetings with managers,
directors and executives.
• Joint Workforce – employment forecasts,
work movement and performance
• Joint Benefits – health care and retirement
• Joint Compensation - market relationships
and salary planning process
To apply, email Robin Fleming at robinf@
speea.org and include the committee you are
interested in, your work phone number, and why
you’re interested by 5 p.m., Sept. 28.
Want to help with
The Northwest and Midwest Tellers Committees are seeking members to help with elections.
In addition to validating petitions, counting ballots and certifying election results, the
Tellers also are involved in defining Council
Rep district boundaries to ensure adequate
coverage (about 200 represented employees
per Council Rep).
Teller applicants must be regular SPEEA members in good standing for at least the past 12
months and cannot serve at the same time
on the Executive Board, Council or Judicial
Teller petitions are available at www.speea.
org (see the drop-down menu for Councils/
Forms and Petitions).
kicks off Sept. 29
The new SPEEA Veterans Committee will kick off Thursday, Sept. 29 at 4 p.m. (PDT) / 6 p.m. (CDT) at all three
This committee is open to all members, including those who don’t have military experience.
The committee will work with the IFPTE
Veterans Committee to help support military
employees, veterans and their families.
RSVP to the SPEEA hall where you plan to
• Everett – firstname.lastname@example.org
• Tukwila – email@example.com
• Wichita – firstname.lastname@example.org
on committee in
case of appeals
The Judicial Review Committee is responsible for addressing complaints or challenges related to how SPEEA
operates. The JRC interviews, reviews and
analyzes data related to a charge and issues
Eligible members must have been one of the
following for at least two years out of the
past five years:
• Council Rep
• Executive Board
• Council committee
• Judicial Review Committee (JRC)
However, if you’re currently serving as a Council
Rep, Teller, Executive Board, or Governing
Documents committee member, you will not
be eligible because of the potential conflict of
Email email@example.com by Friday, Sept. 9,
with your contact information and a brief
statement about your qualifications/interest.
Judicial Review Committee
Go to www.speea.org from
your mobile device for the link,
or visit your App Store.
Engineer competed against the best in the
world for public speaking.................................................. 4
SPEEA interns learn hands-on leadership lessons ............. 5
Search for aviation’s historic sites led to a book ................. 6
SPEEA events add to summer fun...................................... 7
Make the 2016 election about issues ................................ 8
Negotiations team preparing for talks............................... 8