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About UFF - FGCU

Chapter Bylaws, approved 3/11/2009


Our chapter's mission includes:

Officer Duties from Bylaws (Current Officers)

Elected Offices:

The President shall preside at all Executive Committee and Chapter meetings. The President shall be an ex-officio member of all committees, sign all necessary documents and papers, be responsible for forming all ad hoc committees or task forces, be authorized to file grievances for the entire chapter, and shall represent the Chapter when necessary. The President shall make reports at membership meetings.

The Vice President shall assume the duties of the President in his or her absence.

The Secretary shall keep minutes of all Executive Committee and membership meetings and distribute or supervise the distribution of minutes and other Chapter communication to the membership. Additional duties may be prescribed by the Executive Committee.

As chief financial officer of the Chapter, the Treasurer shall exercise supervision over the receipt and disbursement of all moneys, properties, securities, and other evidences of financial worth of this organization and shall prepare financial statements. The Treasurer shall perform or supervise such duties under the direction of the Executive Committee.

The Senator serves as the Chapter's representative to and a member of the UFF Senate. The Senator is required to attend a majority of the UFF Senate meetings, usually three a year. The Senator shall make periodic reports to the Executive Committee.

The Membership Officer shall perform all duties agreed to by the Executive Committee to improve and sustain membership, and shall certify membership for elections. The Membership Officer shall make periodic reports to the Executive Committee concerning membership.

Appointed Offices:

The Chair for Collective Bargaining will serve as the Chapter's representative on the UFF Bargaining Team. The Chair for Collective Bargaining will provide periodic reports to the Executive Committee regarding the status of bargaining efforts. The Co-chair for Collective Bargaining will be authorized to handle the duties of the Chair for Collective Bargaining.

The Chair for Grievances shall be responsible for all matters pertaining to grievances filed on behalf of FGCU/UFF chapter members. The Chair for Grievances shall provide periodic reports to the Executive Committee regarding the status of grievances filed by Chapter members.


The Executive Committee shall administer the policies of the United Faculty of Florida. The Executive Committee shall have the power to act for the good of the Chapter in emergency situations where policy cannot be set by the membership. The Executive Committee shall also have the power to employ persons on a full or part-time basis.