What Does This Committee Do?
The Government Affairs Committee’s responsibility is to monitor and pursue legislative activities that relate to the AFA-CWA political agenda and to build positive relationships with candidates for office and elected officials.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Make suggestions on initiatives that could be pursued in legislative affairs and political matters at the MEC and local level. All problems/issues shall be discussed with the MEC and LEC Government Affairs Committees for coordination at the airline level, or for processing at the AFA-CWA International level
Schedule and attend meetings with local elected officials and key staff
Act on and follow through on directives as established in the AFA-CWA Constitution & Bylaws and FlightPAC
Provide information about the FlightPAC program to Local Council Members. Coordinate enrollment for members who wish to participate.
Act on recommendations of the AFA-CWA Director of Government Affairs and AFA-CWA Legislative Policy Committee
Offer timely communications and reports to the LEC regarding the status of local activities
Review material, handle correspondence, and keep the membership well informed of current legislative developments through the Communications Committee and reports at Local Council meetings
Who Do I Contact?
For assistance, contact a member of the MEC Legislative Affairs Committee.
MEC Legislative Affairs Committee