In addition to getting involved in your chapter, the union’s committees are a great way to get active. Whether you like planning social events, doing charity work, or getting involved in politics, there is a union committee for you to be a part of.

To inquire about joining any of these committees, or to find out about ad hoc committees that may not be listed here, contact the union office .

Collective Bargaining Advisory Committee

Studies, prepares and initiates all union policies and programs relative to collective bargaining.

Constitution and By-Laws Committee

Studies and makes recommendations in regard to the union Constitution and all chapter by-laws.

Convention Arrangements Committee

Makes arrangements for accommodations and program planning for the annual Convention.

Dues Structure Committee

Examines the dues structure of the local and makes recommendations to the annual Convention.

Ethics Committee

Reviews and oversees the union’s Code of Ethics.

Financial Advisory Committee

Considers all requests for expenditures not included in the budget that are referred to it by the Board of Directors, and submits its recommendations to the Board of Directors. Reviews the fiscal practices of the Association and makes recommendations regarding investments, disbursements, and other management issues as to the finances of SEA. Prepares the annual budget for the Association and submits it to the Board of Directors for approval.

Honorary Membership Committee

Reviews all persons recommended for honorary membership in the union.

Lavender Caucus

Works to mobilize mutual support between organized labor and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Member Benefits Committee

Maintains all member-benefit programs.

Operation Santa Claus Committee

Coordinates the union’s fund raising efforts at Christmas time for needy children throughout the state.

Organization Committee

Studies, prepares and carries out such activities as will build up the membership of the union. Responsible for all aspects of chapter formation, dissolution, and constitutional chapter meeting requirements.

Political Education Committee

Studies, prepares and initiates the political education and political action programs of the union.

Resolutions Committee

Studies all resolutions presented to the convention.

Retirement Committee

Studies retirement laws of this state and such other matters affecting these laws.

Social Activities Committee

Develops the social activities of the union.

Steward Committee

Coordinates and plans steward training.

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