July 1, 2013
To: Northwest Regional Council Members
From: Northwest Regional Council Officers
Subject: PRE-SUBMITTED NEW BUSINESS: Extension of SPEEA Leadership Conference Training Requirements
The SPEEA Constitution and SPEEA NW Regional Policy require each Council Representative and Executive Board Member to attend Refresher Training/SPEEA Leadership Conference to be completed within two months of being seated and annual refresher training to be completed within two-months of the anniversary of elections.
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 provided that interim training has been completed. Such approval for Council Representatives and 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. Training Requirements
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.
Fifteen NW Regional Council Representatives were not able to attend the scheduled
Refresher Training/SPEEA Leadership Conference or get extensions prior to the event and need an extension for their Training requirement:
It is moved that: THE SPEEA NW REGIONAL COUNCIL GRANTS A TWO MONTH EXTENSION FOR REFRESHER TRAINING IN LIEU OF THE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE TO THE FOLLOWING:
John Allen B-10 Angel Leon E-13
Sergey Barmichev E-29 Bruce Liomin ES-10
Gerald Dileonardo D-10 Yun Liu E-7
Gary Gaebler K-1 Richard Madrid E-15
Luci Hood P-3 Robert Sutton E-4
Ian Jeffries E-30 Gordon Todd D-1
Jim Lee D-1 Dave Whitacre PLT
Chris Yeaton R-2