Formal descriptions from Local 899 By-Laws.
Additional duties will be determined as needed.
It shall be the duty and obligation of all local officers and all other
official representatives of the local, whether elected or appointed, to
support, advance, and carry out all provisions of the AFGE National
Constitution, the standard local constitution and bylaws, official policies of
the Federation and, to the extent not inconsistent with the foregoing, all
official policies of the local. See AFGE National Constitution, Article XX,
No officer or agent of the local shall engage in any business or financial
activities with or on behalf of this local which conflict with his or her
fiduciary obligation to the local.
President The President
shall be the executive officer of this local; he or she shall exercise general
supervision over the affairs of the local and see that other officers comply
with the responsibilities of their office and constitutional duties; comply
with the National and standard local Constitutions; keep the membership
apprised of the goals and objectives of the Federation; serve as an ex-officio
member of all committees except the Election Committee, Audit Committee, and
committee of investigation, or trial committee when he or she is bringing the
charges or is directly or indirectly involved in the matter which gave rise to
the charges; automatically serve by virtue of election to office as a local
delegate to the district caucus, council meetings, the AFGE National
Convention, and such other meetings participated in by this local as the local
may be entitled; preside at all local meetings; and sign all documents
pertaining to the office. If the President is unable to perform his or her
regular duties because of sickness, leave, TDY, or for some other legitimate
reason, he or she shall delegate the responsibilities of that office to the
officer designated in the local's bylaws as provided for in Section 4 of this
MSP In the case of a vacancy in the office of President, the Minneapolis-St.
Paul Vice President shall fill the office for the unexpired term.
local constitution, Article VII, Section 4.
Vice-President Outstate Minnesota The Vice President-Outstate Minnesota should
come from one of the Minnesota airports, excludingMSP.
North Dakota The Vice President-North Dakota must
work at a North Dakota airport.)
South Dakota The Vice President-North Dakota must
work at a South Dakota airport.)
will assist with the general business of running the Local, in
addition to other tasks and responsibilities assigned by the Executive
Board. Each Vice President should serve as the primary contact for the
airports assigned (except for the Minneapolis-St. Paul Vice President)
be a Bargaining Unit Employee at an airport included in the group.
Secretary The Secretary shall keep a complete record of the minutes of all
meetings; maintain all election related documents (including copies of those
pertaining to nominations, notices of meetings, and the minutes of any
meetings, all of which must be sealed and preserved for one year after the
election unless the records are requested by higher authority in the election
appeal process or are still relevant), see AFGE National Constitution, Appendix
A, Part I, Section 50); keep up-to-date the official copy of the bylaws of the
local; conduct correspondence when directed by the President; and send out
notices of meetings when required. In addition tothe duties described in
the AFGE Constitution [see PDF below], the Secretary shall be responsible for distributing
theagenda and minutes of each meeting
in addition to
coordinating theoverall distribution of
information relevant to the Local's business, organizing, political action, and
other subjects deemed important to the education and mobilization of members.
This Local recognizes theimportance of
transparency and the role that open and active communicationplays in achieving that end.
Treasurer The Treasurer shall be to maintain a bookkeeping system as
prescribed by the National Secretary-Secretary-Treasurer; make a financial
report at each regular meeting; keep an up-todate roll of the members; receive
all monies and/or dues paid into the local and receipt thereof; keep records of
all transactions; deposit money in the bank to the credit of the local; make
regular monthly reports to the NST, which includes furnishing names and
addresses of all new members or members who have severed their affiliations
with the local and furnishing notification of changes in members' addresses;
forward per capita tax to the National Headquarters in accordance with the
requirements of the AFGE National Constitution, and
perform additional duties and responsibilities as outlined in the AFGE
Financial Officers Manual. Disbursements for payment of current bills (other
than per capita tax, and approved budgeted expenditures) shall be approved by
All Candidates will be invited to submit a Candidate Information form.
If a Candidate submits a Candidate Information form,
the PDF of the form will be found on this site by clicking on the
candidate's name link.