Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

AFT Constitution: Article VI


Section I
The Executive Committee of this Federation shall consist of all elected officers.

Section II

The Executive Committee shall administer the policy of this Federation as set by the membership at general and special meetings. It shall have the power to act for the good of the Federation in emergency situations when the policy cannot be set by the membership.

Section III

The President of the Federation shall be the Chairperson of the Executive Committee.
Section IV

The Executive Committee shall meet regularly during the academic year or upon the request of the President. The Executive Committee shall be notified seven days in advance of meetings. A written agenda shall be distributed before each meeting.

Section V

The Executive Committee shall have the power to employ all personnel, including an Administrative Assistant, clerical help, and other persons on a full- or part time basis as may be determined by the needs and finances of the Federation.

Section VI

The Executive Committee shall have the power to make contract(s) and incur liabilities which may be appropriate to enable it to accomplish any or all of its purposes; to borrow money for Federation purposes at such rates of interest and on such terms and conditions as they (the Committee) may determine appropriate; to issue bonds, notes and other obligations; to secure any of its obligations by mortgages, pledges, or deeds of trust on all or any of its property and/or income.

Section VII

The Executive Committee shall report its activities at each membership meeting.

Section VIII

The Executive Committee shall prepare agenda for all membership meetings.

Section IX

The Executive Committee shall establish such additional committees as may from time to time be deemed necessary to carry on the business of this Federation. Duties of such committees shall be specified by the Executive Committee at the time the other committees are established.

Section X

The Executive Committee shall assume such other responsibilities as may be specified in the By-Laws.

Section XI

The Executive Committee shall be responsible for filling vacancies which occur during the terms of elected officers, delegates and/or representatives, as follows: (1) If less than twelve (12) months prior to the end of the term, the vacancy shall be filled by appointment of the Executive Committee. (2) If twelve (12) months or more remain prior to the end of the term, the vacancy shall be filled by a special election conducted on the appropriate campus or campuses by the Election Committee. Any Federation Officer who takes an administrative position within the college must resign his/her office immediately.