WMU-AAUP Union Pioneers Panel – Thursday, Feb. 6

Colleagues, don’t miss this historic event!

The WMU-AAUP Union Pioneers Panel
Thursday, February 6, at 4 p.m.

Zhang Legacy Collections Center
1650 Oakland Drive

Featured speakers Galen Alessi, Lyn Bartley, Mary Cain, Ed Pawlak, and Bob Ricci will share memories and stories about negotiations past and other labor issues at WMU over the years for this first event in our Spring 2014 contract campaign line-up.

This event is free and open to the public.

Attendees who wish to tour the Zhang Center are invited to arrive at 3:30.

About the featured speakers:

Galen Alessi: Negotiation team member (1996), grievance officer (1994-97), contract administrator (1997-98), and long-serving Association Council representative.

Lynwood Bartley: Three-term Chapter president (1977, 1993-96) and nine-time negotiation team member (1975, ‘76, ‘78, ‘84, ‘87, ‘90, ‘93, ‘96, and ’08).

Mary Cain: Two-term Chapter president (1983-86), long-serving Executive Committee member, and founder of the Western Association of Retired Faculty.

Edward Pawlak: Collective bargaining planning coordinator (1995-96), information officer (1996), Executive Committee member and Chapter secretary (1993-94).

Robert Ricci: Three-time negotiation team member (1996, 1999, and 2002), two-time chief negotiator (1999 and 2002), and Chapter vice president (1993).