The Air Division Presidents Conference was held April 10 – 11 in San Francisco.
The meeting was an opportunity for the Air Division Local Presidents to come together to network and discuss challenges they are facing as well as unique tactics and techniques that are working for their locals. The Presidents in attendance represented members from fleet service, mechanics, flight attendants, dispatchers, and government and contract services.
During the conference, the International had staff conducting workshops and speaking on their respective areas of expertise, including:
Education and Training – Gary Shults
Political Action – Director Regina Eberhart
Legislative and Policy – Director Andrea Wholeber
Government Affairs and State Conferences – Andrew Rangolan
Campaigns – Director Nick Bedell
Action items coming out of the conference include working to actively strengthen the Working Women’s Veterans, Human & Civil Rights, and Health & Safety committees. Presidents also pledged to develop a Young Workers Committee and a Young Workers conference. Presidents also are working on prioritizing mass communications for their memberships, stating it is one of their top priorities.