June 2013 Special Executive Committee Meeting

President Henry Davis called the meeting to order at 4:39 p.m, June 27, 2013 at The News’ second-floor meeting room, One News Plaza.

Davis provided the executive committee with an update on negotiations. The bargaining team met Tuesday. Davis said things were at a “crossroads” and brought the committee up to date: Both sides presented official positions. Davis explained positions involving health care and wages. Marian Needham provided her perspective. Several members of the committee discussed various aspects of the negotiations.

Motion/Second/Carried Davis/McShea to adjourn at 5:38 p.m.

Attendance: President Henry Davis, Vice President/Mobilization Sandy Tan, Vice President/Grievances Mark Sommer, Treasurer Kim Leiser, Secretary Keith McShea, office manager Tammy Turnbull, ABC chief steward Felice McMillion, classified delegate Beverly Gniewecki, classified chief steward Renee Mikler, editorial delegates Aaron Besecker, Mike Harrington and David Robinson and editorial delegate/clerks chief steward Susan Kelley.

Excused: District manager delegate Bob Snyder.

Absent: Past president Pat Gormley, district manager delegate Brian Long, district manager chief steward Dick Fay, editorial delegates Denise Jewell Gee and Phil Fairbanks and nightside chief steward Mike Pesarchick.