TCFA 102721

TCFA 102721

Title: TCFA 102721
Date: 10/27/2021

Taft College Faculty Association Agenda

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

1. Welcome

2. Approval of Minutes from September meeting

3. Treasurer’s Report

4. TCFCBC Update

a) 2020-21 Compensation (totals 3.07% which is 2.75% COLA plus 0.32% from Frey) (1st reading at Nov. Board Mtg.)

b) 2023-24 and 21-22, 22-23 Academic Calendar

c) Security Cameras subcommittee

5. Other

Next Meeting: Wednesday, November 24, 2021, 12:10pm, Location: Cougar Room or by Zoom ID#93911619851 (Every 4th Wednesday)


Taft College Faculty Association
Minutes for Wednesday, Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Welcome & Introductions

President Payne welcomed faculty.

Approval of Minutes

A motion to approve the corrected minutes was made by D. Mitchell with a 2nd from V. Jacobi. The motion carried.

Treasurer’s Report

D. Mitchell reported an overall balance of$14,684.07 before lunch.

Taft College Faculty Collective Bargaining Committee (TCFCBC) Update

  1. a)  2020-21 Compensation (3.07% totals which is 2.75% COLA plus 0.32%f from Frey) (1st reading at Nov. Board Mtg) TCFCBC Update
    President Payne shared that Frey report was received in time for TCFCBC and because of required compliance per contract, compensation increase to Frey average was agreed. A motion to approve the Compensation 3.07% totals which is 2.75% COLA plus 0.32%f from Frey as was made by D. Jones with a 2nd from D. Mitchell. The motion carried.
  2. b)  2021-2022, 2022-23 and 2023-24 Academic Calendar Sub-Committee
    Committee members include chair Dr. Leslie Minor, Mike Mayfield, David Mitchell and Ruby Payne. The addition of the Juneteenth holiday was updated to the calendars. For the year 2023/2024 Lincoln holiday could not be moved to a Friday because it falls on the official day of birth.
  3. c)  Security Cameras Subcommittee
    President Payne shared that Administration has an interest in placing cameras in locations that house cash registers. A subcommittee was formed that included C. Flachmann, R. Payne, and B. McMurray will work on developing contact language in area 6.9. The subcommittee will meet to draft language that will move to TCFCBC for negotiation.


President Payne encouraged faculty to regularly review the STRS special messages area for progress reports.

President Payne reminded faculty to review the email for COVID vaccine submission instructions sent out by HR per the COVID testing policy.

President Payne reminded Division Chairs and faculty that the tenure track evaluation by the VPI is to do at least one classroom observation and that the evaluation of Distance Education was limited to only one online course that was selected by the evaluated faculty. President Payne updated faculty on the evaluation cycle timeline and requested that faculty contact her if L. Minor requested more the required classroom visits/observations

V. Jacobi inquired about the timeclock training video that was to be provided by HR. President Payne noted that she would follow-up with HR on the status.

Meeting adjourned at 12:45 pm.

Next Meeting: Wednesday, November 24, 2021, 12:10pm, Location: Cougar Room or by Zoom ID#93911619851 (Every 4th Wednesday)

Supporting Docs