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Reconvening BPR Fourth Quarter Regular Meeting Notice

In accordance with the USAPA Constitution & Bylaws Article V Section 3 and USAPA UOM Section 3 Paragraph I.a.1., the 4th Quarter meeting of the Board of Pilot Representatives will reconvene at 0900 EST on Thursday, January 9, 2014, and conclude at the earlier of the completion of business or 1700 EST. The meeting will be held at the USAPA Offices in Charlotte.

This meeting is the continuation of the 4th Quarter meeting, so the Agenda remains as previously approved by the Board.

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BPR Fourth Quarter Regular Meeting Recap - Day 5

Motions, Resolutions, and Votes in this Recap are not official until Meeting Minutes are approved.

In accordance with the USAPA Constitution & Bylaws Article V Section 3 and USAPA UOM Section 3 Paragraph I.a.1., the 4th Quarter Regular Meeting of the Board of Pilot Representatives reconvened by telephone conference call at 1900 ET on Wednesday, December 18, 2013. 

This meeting is the continuation of the 4th Quarter meeting, so the Agenda remains as previously approved by the Board. Participants included the Board (PHL Chairman Paul DiOrio held proxy for Paul Music and PHX Chairman John Scherff held proxy for Roger Velez; John Taylor joined the call late), President Hummel, VP Bradford, EVP Smyser, Communications, P4P Vice Chairman Dave Graff, and from the NAC, Dean Colello and John Owens.

At approximately 1902, President Gary Hummel called the meeting to order and began with a summary of two of this week's events.

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Reconvening BPR Fourth Quarter Regular Meeting Notice

In accordance with the USAPA Constitution & Bylaws Article V Section 3 and USAPA UOM Section 3 Paragraph I.a.1., the 4th Quarter Regular Meeting of the Board of Pilot Representatives will reconvene by telephone conference call at 1900 ET on Wednesday, December 18, 2013. The meeting will conclude at the earlier of the completion of business or 2100 ET.

This meeting is the continuation of the 4th Quarter meeting, so the Agenda remains as previously approved by the Board. Participants will include the Board, Officers, Communications, P4P Chairman, the Professional Negotiator, and the NAC.

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BPR Fourth Quarter Regular Meeting Recap - Day 4

Motions, Resolutions, and Votes in this Recap are not official until Meeting Minutes are approved.

In accordance with the USAPA Constitution & Bylaws Article V Section 3 and USAPA UOM Section 3 Paragraph I.a.1., the 4th Quarter Regular Meeting of the BPR reconvened by telephone conference call at approximately 0800 EST on Monday, December 16, 2013.

Participants included the Board, Officers, Communications and Legal Counsel.  Dean Colello and John Owens were on the call to brief the Board on the NAC’s action items, as well as the Merger Committee (except Ken Stravers) and the Grievance Chairman.

President Gary Hummel called the meeting to order and began with a short overview of 2 items for the Board's consideration during the call:

  • Briefing from NAC Chairman Dean Colello on the Friday, Dec 13th Company meeting
  • Concerns from the Merger Committee on Officers sitting-in on Merger Committee meeting 

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Reconvening BPR Fourth Quarter Regular Meeting Notice

In accordance with the USAPA Constitution & Bylaws Article V Section 3 and USAPA UOM Section 3 Paragraph I.a.1., the 4th Quarter meeting of the Board of Pilots will reconvene by conference call at 0800 EST on Monday, December 16, 2013. The meeting will conclude at the earlier of the completion of business or 1000.

This meeting is the continuation of the 4th Quarter meeting, so the Agenda remains as previously approved by the Board. Dean Colello will be on the call to brief the Board on the NAC’s action items. In addition, participants will include the Board, Officers, Communications and Legal Counsel.

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BPR Fourth Quarter Regular Meeting Recap - Day 3

Motions, Resolutions, and Votes in this Recap are not official until Meeting Minutes are approved.

In accordance with the USAPA Constitution & Bylaws Article V Section 3 and USAPA UOM Section 3 Paragraph I.a.1, the fourth quarter Regular Meeting of the Board of Pilot Representatives will conclude at 1700 on Friday, December 6, 2013 or at the conclusion of business. The meeting was held at the USAPA Offices in Charlotte.

Board of Pilot Representatives 4th Quarter Regular Meeting Remaining Agenda Items:

  1. Officer Reports
  2. APA Governance project
  3. Joint Meeting with APA Board
  4. Committee Reports
          a.  HIMS/Aeromedical
  5. BPR interpretation of the UOM and/or Constitution, as it relates to President Hummel’s ability to continue to serve while he does not possess a valid FAA medical and is also not on MED status
  6. LOA 95 grievance update/filing
  7. Litigation Update
  8. PHL Late Resolutions
          a.  LOA 95
          b.  Merger Committee
          c.  Remove Hummel from AFB
          d.  Modify the Constitutional Duties of the President

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BPR Fourth Quarter Regular Meeting Recap - Day 2

Motions, Resolutions, and Votes in this Recap are not official until Meeting Minutes are approved.

In accordance with the USAPA Constitution & Bylaws Article V Section 3 and USAPA UOM Section 3 Paragraph I.a.1, the fourth quarter Regular Meeting of the Board of Pilot Representatives will conclude at 1700 on Friday, December 6, 2013 or at the conclusion of business. The meeting was held at the USAPA Offices in Charlotte.

Board of Pilot Representatives 4th Quarter Regular Meeting Remaining Agenda Items:

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BPR Fourth Quarter Regular Meeting Recap - Day 1

Motions, Resolutions, and Votes in this Recap are not official until Meeting Minutes are approved.

In accordance with the USAPA Constitution & Bylaws Article V Section 3 and USAPA UOM Section 3 Paragraph I.a.1, the fourth quarter Regular Meeting of the Board of Pilot Representatives was scheduled to commence at 0900 on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, and conclude at 1700 on Friday, December 6, 2013 or at the conclusion of business. The meeting was held at the USAPA Offices in Charlotte.

At approximately 9:00, President Gary Hummel called the meeting to order. There was a motion to approve the agenda moved/seconded by Stein/Dugstad, followed by a motion to amend the agenda moved/seconded by DiOrio/Frear. Both the motion to amend and then the motion to approve the agenda were approved unanimously, resulting in the following approved agenda.

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BPR Special Meeting Recap

In accordance with the USAPA Constitution & Bylaws Article V Section 3, and USAPA UOM Section 3 Paragraph II.a.1, President Gary Hummel called a Special Meeting of the USAPA Board of Pilot Representatives, scheduled to commence at 0900 ET on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, and conclude at 1800 ET, or the completion of this agenda. The purpose and single agenda item for this meeting was a briefing from the Negotiating Advisory Committee and discussion of the JCBA issues.

Special Guests included APA Vice President Neil Roghair, APA Negotiating Committee (NC) Chairman Per Lovfald, and APA NC members Dave Brown and Drew Engelke.

At approximately 9 AM ET, the meeting was called to order by President Gary Hummel, with the Officers, PHX  and DCA Reps present  (Eric Ferguson was the Duly Designated Representative for PHX Vice Chairman Roger Velez). The meeting lacked a quorum and was delayed until approximately 9:06. 

With the full Board present, a motion to approve the agenda as published, was moved/seconded (Dugstad/Scherff) and passed unanimously.

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