June 23, 2024

AAUP Update: 2014-15 Election Results

Happy End-of-the-Year Everyone,

Thanks to those of you who were able to make it to the AAUP closing meeting on Tuesday. For those of you who were unable to attend, I wanted to give a quick AAUP Executive Committee election update.  Here are the final results:

AAUP executive committee for 2014-2015

Elected Positions:

President – Harry Zarin (G)
Treasurer – Bill Talbot (R)
Secretary – Erica Hepworth (TP)
Vice President for Takoma Park/Silver Spring – Robin Flanary
Vice President for Rockville – Michael Gurevitz
Vice President for Germantown – Bryant Davis

Appointed Positions:

Grievance Officer – Tim Kirkner (R)
Member At Large – Sharon Piper (G)
Member At Large – Steve Thurston (R)
Past-President – Rick Penn (R)

We want to thank everyone for your support over this past year.  We have another exciting year coming up with the full negotiation approaching and we have a terrific group of representatives who are up for the challenge.

On a personal note,  I want to thank the executive committee for their tremendous support and encouragement over the past year.  I am very proud of the work we accomplished.  I want to give special thanks to Rose Sachs, who has been a superb mentor, motivator, resource, and friend.  Rose is retiring this year and we will all greatly miss her presence at the college.  I will be maintaining my role as department chair, so I will no longer be able to participate within the executive committee.  I will miss the work and the camaraderie, but I hope to take the valuable lessons I’ve learned into other important areas of the college.

Have a great summer!



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