The following standing committees shall be formed as needed: (1) Membership Committee; (2) Publicity Committee; (3) Education Committee; (4) Negotiation Committee; (5) Grievance Committee; (6) Committee on Political Education (COPE).
Members of each committee will serve in equal numbers from each campus in the CCAC system if possible and be elected by the membership on each campus.
The chairperson(s) for each of the standing and special committees shall be appointed by the President with the consent of a majority of the elected officers.
Committees may not represent the local or access Federation funds without prior approval from the Executive Committee.
Section V: DUTIES OF THE COMMITTEES
All committees shall be responsible for advising the Executive Committee of their progress and also as to ways of strengthening and improving the role and activities of the Federation in their respective areas of responsibilities.
The Publicity Committee shall prepare and distribute a news bulletin. Every effort shall be made by this committee to make use of other sources of publicity, i.e. newspapers, radio and television.
The Education Committee shall study and make recommendations for improvements in curricula, class size, instructional equipment, and other professional matters.
The Committee on Political Education (COPE) shall consider
recommendations to these organizations. It shall keep informed of
legislation which may affect the Federation and education. It shall
initiate recommendations for political activity to the Executive
Committee. Each member of the bargaining unit may voluntarily
contribute via check off two ($2.00) dollars per month from his/her
monthly dues deduction to be used for COPE activities. Said
voluntary deduction shall not reflect an increase in dues, but
rather an allotment from the current deduction and shall be
effective the date the member signs the authorization card for COPE