July 1, 2013
To: Northwest Regional Council Members
From: Northwest Regional Council Officers
Subject: PRE-SUBMITTED NEW BUSINESS: Extension of Grievance Handling Training
The SPEEA Constitution and SPEEA NW Regional Policy require each Council Representative and Executive Board Member to complete the Grievance Handling Training Course within two-months of being seated.
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
c. Interim training for grievance handling - Prior to the Northwest Regional Council considering an extension to the training time requirements for adequate cause of the SPEEA Constitution 2.3.3, each individual must have received interim training for grievance handling. “Adequate cause" for a waiver for either the basic or refresher course shall be defined as conditions beyond the control of the individual.
It is moved that: THE SPEEA NW REGIONAL COUNCIL GRANTS A TWO MONTH EXTENSION FOR GRIEVANCE HANDLING TO THE FOLLOWING:
John Allen B-10 Yun Liu E-7
Kenneth Aphibal E-5 Ronald Mathes D-6
Sergey Barmichev E-29 Andy Mittal K-7
Richard Basham P-3 Judy Mogan A-10
Orlando De Los Santos R-50 Keith Neal E-6
Gerald Dileondardo D-10 Fred Stringham U-1
Watler Ditlefsen Jr R-1 Gordon Todd D-1
Gary Gaebler K-1 David Whitacre PLT
Luci Hood P-3 Rick Yost P-10
Angel Leon E-13 Ross Youngs D-3