Committees

Bargaining Committee

Chaired by the Local’s Negotiator, this committee prepares and collates surveys on local bargaining issues and participates in local negotiations.

Budget Committee

To develop, review and monitor the Local’s annual budget. Investigate and make suggestions for the fiscal management of the Local and the Local’s assets.

Camden Campus

Coordinates all matters of working conditions or other contractual concerns for the Camden Campus Staff.

COPE/Legislative Action Committee

Committee on Political Education; raises money for political action and keeps members informed on political matters; lobbies legislature on matters affecting our interests; recommends specific action by membership.

Department Chairs Committee

Coordinates all matters of working conditions or other contractual concerns for department chairs.

Educational Issues Committee

Develops positions and programs on educational issues of interest to members.

Elections Committee

Conducts all referenda and all local elections.

F.O.R.C.E. Retirees

Fosters social, cultural, educational and civic pursuits and formulates and advocates programs that will advance the best interests of Chapter members, especially in such matters as pension, annuities, social security, health benefits, and fair taxation. Note: The F.O.R.C.E. Retirees’ Chapter Membership is open to all members of F.O.R.C.E. upon retirement.

Good & Welfare Committee

Arranges gifts for members who are ill or who have had a birth or death in the family; keeps members informed of welfare and health issues.

Grievance Committee

Responsible for enforcing the contract through processing of grievances.

Human Rights Committee

Keeps members informed and prepares special programs on matters of infringement of human rights; recommends specific action by membership.

Membership Committee

Contacts new employees in the unit with information about the AFT; recruits new and continuing employees as FORCE members.

Professional Staff Committee

Coordinates all matters of working conditions or other contractual concerns for the Professional Staff. (Chair is elected by Professional Staff.)

Publicity Committee

Prepares newsletters, flyers and notices for members; assists reps with bulletin board displays, etc.

Scholarship Committee

Supervises the selection of recipients for AFT scholarships.

Adjunct Faculty Affairs (Ad Hoc Committee)

Coordinates all matters of working conditions or other contractual concerns for Adjunct Faculty.

Constitution Review (Ad Hoc Committee)

Reviews F.O.R.C.E. Constitution and makes recommendations for revisions, updates, modifications and compliance.

Name Committee (Ad Hoc Committee)

Reviews organization’s name and makes recommendations regarding the same.

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