Duties of Table Officers

President
• Represent members in investigations
• Handle Code of Ethics issues
• Address member concerns
• Interpret Collective Agreement
• Act as political spokesperson for STA e.g. press/media interviews
• Liaise with STARA Steering Committee
• Coordinate and approve communications to members
• Attend Board meetings
• Authorize all payments on behalf of STA
• Approve agendas for Executive and General meeting
• Liaise with Senior Administration
• Liaise with Trustees
• Liaise with CUPE
• Liaise with tenants and building manager
• Manage office staff
• Write and Proof Newsletters
• Co-liaise with Local Representatives
• Oversee STA objectives and execution of campaigns
• Oversee STA Calendar
• Attend/assist with New Teachers’ Conference
• Attend bi-weekly officer meetings
• Other duties as assigned by the Executive Committee

First Vice President
• Represent members in investigations
• Represent members in harassment complaints
• Handle Code of Ethics issues
• Address member concerns
• Interpret Collective Agreement
• Attend Board meetings
• Perform duties of President in his/her absence
• Coordinate district and standing committees, schedule FTTOs attendance at meetings
• Liaise with DPAC
• Plan retirement dinner
• Organize Executive retreat
• Write and Proof Newsletters
• Assist with STA campaigns
• Plan Induction Ceremony & New Teachers Conference
• Coordinate Harassment Workshops
• Contact person for parent presentations
• Assist with agenda preparation for executive and general meeting
• Oversee completion of Stewardship Report
• Contact Person for Local Mediation Program
• Co-liaise with Local Reps
• Attend bi-weekly officer meetings
• Other duties as assigned by the President

Second Vice President
• Represent members in investigations
• Represent members harassment complaints
• Handle Code of Ethics issues
• Address member concerns
• Interpret Collective Agreement
• Attend Board meetings
• Attend/assist with New Teachers’ Conference
• Attend assigned standing committee meetings
• Coordinate STARA training
• Perform duties of President/1st V.P. in their absence
• BCTF AGM chairperson – organize STA delegation
• Chair Resolutions Committee
• Coordinate Honourary Awards
• Organize distribution of STA scholarships
• Write and Proof Newsletters
• Assist with STA Campaigns
• Co-liaise with Local Representatives
• Coordinate changes to STA Policy and Procedures
• Assist with agenda preparation for Executive and General Meeting
• Attend bi-weekly officer meetings
• Other duties as assigned by the President

Grievance Officers
• Represent members in investigations
• Process grievances for members
• Co-author grievance communications
• Interpret Collective Agreement
• Coordinate all grievances, including preparation of data base
• Coordinate grievance meetings
• Co- plan workshops for members and grievance committee
• Attend/assist with New Teachers’ Conference
• Represent members harassment complaints
• Monitor status of referrals to arbitration
• Write and Proof Newsletters
• Handle member concerns
• Provide content update for website
• Assist with STA campaigns
• Make a regular report to STARA
• Attend Grievance Committee meetings
• Attend bi-weekly officer meetings

Professional Issues Officer
• Coordinate Pro-D newsletter with Pro-D chairperson
• Support teachers undergoing evaluations
• Coordinate Peer Support Program and Training
• Liaise with Pro-D committee
• Liaise with district representative on Pro-D initiatives
• Coordinate Mentorship Program
• Interpret Collective Agreement
• Assist with STA campaigns
• Assist with Pro-D Chair Training
• Provide advice to members re. curriculum, ministry guidelines etc.
• Liaise with universities re. teacher training programs
• Liaise with BCTF on Pro-D issues
• Liaise with Student Teachers
• Liaise with LSAs
• Attend BCTF Zone Meetings or delegate
• Support new teachers conference
• Provide updated Pro-d information for website
• Oversee Pro-D funds
• Liaise with SD#36 Department Head Training
• Attend bi-weekly officer meetings


Friday, April 29th, 2011. Filed in Category: Opportunities For Members