July 5, 2011
To: Northwest Regional Council Members
From: Northwest Regional Council Officers
Subject: Pre-Submitted New Business: Extension of Training Requirements
NW Regional Council members are required to attend the SPEEA Refresher Training/Leadership Conference annually per our SPEEA Constitution and NW Regional Policy.
Council Reps not attending the Leadership Conference must be excused and need an extension to complete the required training and have until September 12th to complete the make-up training.
Each Council Representative and Executive Board Member will hold that position for a term of office if a training course on grievance handling is completed within two months of being seated and annual refresher training is completed within two-months of the anniversary of elections. For adequate cause, the two-month period may be extended to a four-month maximum period Regional Vice Presidents shall require a 2/3rd-majority vote of a Regional Council. Such approval for the SPEEA President, Treasurer, and Secretary shall require a 2/3 rd -majority vote of the SPEEA Council.
SPEEA NW Regional Policy
1.,b. Refresher Training/Leadership Conference -- For each additional year on the Northwest Regional Council, each Council Representative or Regional Vice President, if not required to participate in the Basic Training, must participate in the Leadership Conference.
IT IS MOVED: THE SPEEA NW Regional Council excuses the following NW Regional Council Delegates from attending this year's SPEEA Refresher Training/Leadership Conference and grants them a 4 month extension to complete the required training by September 12th.
Saad Alyan Raymond Davis
Sergey Barmichev Kerth Downs
Richard Basham Bruce Liomin
Noel Cabanday Richard Mahoney
Judy Campbell Keith Neal
Janet Covarrubias Gary Ottman