Chapter Governance

Officers, 2017-18

Steven Kirn (Business-Retailing)

1st Vice President
Oscar Crisalle (ENG-Chemical)

Vice Presidents
Maria Coady Bedard (COE-STL)
Kole Odutola (CLAS-LLC)
Paul Ortiz (CLAS-History)
Meera Sitharam (ENG-CISE)

Rori Bloom (CLAS-LLC)

Jorg Peters (ENG-CISE)

Officers serve for a one-year term, beginning on or near April 1 of each year. Here is more information about the duties of elected officers.

Chapter Council

The Chapter Council, consisting of the elected officers, Senators, and the chairs of standing committees, typically meets once a month. The meetings are open to all members and afford those attending an opportunity to learn about the policies and activities of their union. See our events calendar for meeting details. Minutes of past meetings are available here.

UFF Senate meetings

UFF senate meetings occur twice a year, usually in September and February. Travel and accommodation expenses are partially reimbursed by UFF. If you cannot attend the meeting, please fill out a proxy form and return it to

Chapter Meeting Minutes
Governance FAQ
Forms and Brochures

updated 7/13/17