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ALPA Governing Bodies: Executive Council Records Edit

Summary

Identifier
LR002247
Finding Aid Author
Processed by Kathy Makas.
Finding Aid Date
2011-12
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of Description
English

Dates

  • 1992 – 2001 (Creation)
  • 1993 – 2001 (Creation)

Extents

  • 3 Linear Feet (Whole)
    (3 SB)

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Notes

  • Language of Materials

    Material entirely in English.

  • Abstract

    The Executive Council (EXCL) was created by the Board of Directors (BOD) in 1992 to replace the Executive Committee. Like the Executive Committee the Council draws its power from the BOD and is designed to help govern the Association when the BOD is not in session and also to interpret the Constitution, By-Laws and policy. Unlike the Executive Committee the Council was not designed to make recommendations in policy. The Council covers mainly Financial and Accounting, and Organizational and Administrative matters, although they also work on Public Relations, Communications, Education, Legal, Membership, Retirees and Insurance, Policies and Procedures, Affiliations, Hiring, Awards, Scholarships and Donations. The membership of the Council consists of President, First Vice President, Vice President of Finance, Vice President of Administration and Executive Vice Presidents. The Executive Council records are made up of Minutes, Agendas, Budgets, and background information on subjects covered by the council during the years 1992-2001.

  • Acquisition

    This collection includes materials from Data Resources, Governing Bodies Support, and President’s Office records.

  • Processing History

    Processed and finding aid written by Kathy Makas in December 2011.

  • Access

    Collection is open for research.

  • Use

    Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials. Restrictions: Researchers may encounter records of a sensitive nature – personnel files, case records and those involving investigations, legal and other private matters. Privacy laws and restrictions imposed by the Library prohibit the use of names and other personal information which might identify an individual, except with written permission from the Director and/or the donor.

  • Citation Style

    "ALPA Governing Bodies: Executive Council, Box [#], Folder [#], Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University"

  • Related Materials

    ALPA collections

  • History

    The Executive Council (EXCL) was created in 1992 by the Board of Directors (BOD) at the 34th Meeting to replace the Executive Committee. Like the Executive Committee the Council draws its power from the BOD and is designed to help govern the Association when the BOD is not in session and also to interpret the Constitution, By-Laws and policy. All action taken is reported to, and subject to review by, the Executive Board. Unlike the Executive Committee the Council was not designed to make recommendations in policy.

    The Council consists of the President, First Vice President, Vice President of Administration, Vice President of Finance, and Executive Vice Presidents who are elected for a two-year term by airline groups at the bi-annual BOD meeting. They must meet a minimum of once every three months, but usually meet between 6-8 times a year, and can be called into special session if needed. The Council covers mainly financial, accounting, organizational and administrative matters, although they also work on public relations, communications, education, legal, membership, retirees and insurance, policies and procedures, affiliations, hiring, awards, scholarships and donations.

  • Scope and Content

    This collection of the Executive Council encompasses the years 1992-2001, during which Captains J. Randolph Babbitt and Duane Woerth were the presidents of ALPA. Included are minutes, agendas, budgets, and background information on subjects covered by the council. The subjects covered in the Council records are varied but include: Air Safety, Mergers, Strikes, and Strike Policy, Collective Bargaining and Organizing, Terrorism, Air Traffic Control, and Flight Security. Specific subjects in these papers include: ALPA/CALPA Merger, IFALPA, International Pilot Services Business Plan, Land and Hold Short Operations (LAHSO), Neutral Pilot Panel, Piedmont Airlines Strike, and ALPA Field Office closings.

    Important Subjects: Air traffic control Airline pilots Airlines Collective bargaining Airlines—Employees—Labor unions Airlines—Mergers Airlines—Safety measures Airlines—Safety regulations Airlines—Security measures Airlines—Strikes and lockouts Civil Aeronautics Board (U.S.) Federal Aviation Administration Pilots and pilotage Terrorism

    Important Correspondents: Anderson, W. W Babbitt, J. Randolph Woerth, Duane

  • Arrangement

    The collection is arranged in chronological order from 1992-2001.

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