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Midwest Council Committees

Benefits Not active at this time

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Provides a two-way avenue for communication with members about
benefits. Gathers problems and successes to be used for negotiation preparation.


Finance Not active at this time

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Establises Midwest Council budget.


Governing Documents

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Chair: Frank Wiesner 316-523-5055
Vice-Chair: John Poettker 316-526-7304
Secretary: R Matthew Joyce 316-207-7121

Meeting time: 3rd Tuesday of every month at 4 p.m.

Develops changes it deems necessary, based on its own review of the Governing Documents and/or request of the Midwest Regional Council or other governing body. Reviews Midwest Regional Council action for inclusion in the Midwest Regional Policy Manual. Recommends and proposes new policies as the need arises.


Leadership Development & Training Not active at this time

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Reviews responsibilities of SPEEA Council and Area Representatives and determines, plans, implements, & tracks training and educational seminars.


Legislative and Public Affairs (L&PA)

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Chair: R Matthew Joyce 316-207-7121
Vice-Chair: Emily Forest 316-207-7121
Secretary: Donna Lehane 316-204-9231

Meeting time: 3rd Monday of every month at 4:30 p.m.

Analyzes pending government legislation and candidates’ positions and their impact on SPEEA and our members. Investigates and plans associations with regard to legislative activities. The committee presents its findings and recommendations to the SPEEA Midwest Council for action.


Membership Activities Committee (MAC)

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Co-Chair: R Matthew Joyce 316-523-6013
Vice-Chair: Shelley Jones 316/523-1853
Secretary: Ponolar Washington 316/523-6825

Meeting Time: 1st Thursday of every month at 4:15 p.m.

Responsible for planning & implementing social activities for the Midwest membership.


Membership Recruitment Not active at this time

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Develops, monitors and implements continuous recruitment activities in the Midwest Region.


Women's Advocacy Committee (WAC) Not active at this time

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Provides a focus on those problems and issues of particular concern to women employees and the Midwest Regional membership’s families. Provides a source of information, education, and involvement, which will address the Midwest Regional policies, procedures, and contract issues for the benefit of the bargaining units.


Young Professionals

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Chair: Brennan Macklin 316-523-7380
Vice-Chair: Matt Pierucci 316-523-6013
Secretary: Derek Milligan 316-523-6013

Meeting time: 3rd Thursday of every month at 4:30p.m.

To be activists for the union, to build positive relationships, to grow and learn and increase membership while building on the union’s image.