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Mary Benson, June 2008-present.

The MTA President will: 

  • Serve as the Chief Executive Officer and official spokesperson of the MTA
    • to the membership,
    • to the Administration and the School Board,
    • to the community and the media,
    • to Education Minnesota, NEA and AFT.
  • Develop and send out the agenda at least two days prior to regularly scheduled MTA Governance Board meetings.
  • Preside over Governance Board meetings.
  • Co-chair Meet and Confer meetings with the Administration.
  • Meet monthly with the Executive Officers.
  • Develop goals with the Executive Officers, to be completed during the year.
  • Be aware of pending grievances, status of negotiations, and happenings within the district.
  • Work with the MTA Negotiator(s) to negotiate the Master Agreement.
  • Make committee and committee chair assignments.
  • Serve as an ex officio member of all MTA committees.
  • Know and use Robertís Rules of Parliamentary Procedure.
  • Attend appropriate training/leadership conferences at the UniServ, state, and national levels.
  • Attend as ranking MTA delegate, the Education Minnesota Representative Convention and the NEA/AFT National Convention.
  • Attend Metro West UniServ meetings to represent the MTA.
  • Represent the MTA on the district Insurance Committee.
  • Write a monthly column for the MTA newsletter.
  • Represent the MTA at various public events (awards banquets, retirement dinners, New Teachers luncheon, etc.)
  • Call special Governance Board meetings as deemed necessary.
  • Perform additional duties as deemed necessary or as assigned by the MTA Governance Board.

 

 


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  Last modified: 06/26/08