Agenda Item #1



MARCH 20, 2019

________________DENVER, COLORADO_________________

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SUBJECT: AFA-CWA Proposed Annual Budget


Should the 2019 – 2020 AFA-CWA Annual Budget be adopted as proposed?

SOURCE AND DATE SUBMITTED: International President – February 15, 2019

BACKGROUND INFORMATION: See attached Memo from the International Secretary-Treasurer and the 38-page budget.


WHEREAS the AFA-CWA Board of Directors sets and reaffirms our priorities each year the Annual Board of Directors Meeting; and,

WHEREAS, together we build our annual budget to support our priorities based upon available resources, including our income; and,

WHEREAS, maintaining a solid and well-funded Reserve Fund (RF) is a high priority of the Finance Committee and the Board of Directors, AFA has been adding to its reserves since January 2017, and the current proposed budget commits to rebuilding the Fund to constitutionally mandated levels; and,

WHEREAS, cyclical variations in our services and activities cause significant funding fluctuations, a new approach of prefunding these activities is an improvement to our budgeting process: and,

WHEREAS, the Budget Committee has met and voted to unanimously recommend this proposed budget to the Board of Directors;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the CWA Dues Average of $50 was used in the construction of the 2019-2020 AFA-CWA Budget for the fiscal year beginning June 1, 2019 to May 31, 2020; and,

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Board of Directors in session on March 20, 2019, for the purpose of passing a balanced budget, waive the provisions of Section IV.C.1. and Section IV.G.2. for this upcoming fiscal year. Further action includes: the MEC and LEC budgets will be maintained comparable to the 2018-2019 budget allocation amounts; $400,000 will be allocated from the Future Funding Commitment (FFC) to cover Category I and II elections, associated New Leader Training, and UAL Negotiations; $600,000 will be placed in the Reserve Fund; and the Advanced Leader Training will be scheduled in Fall 2020.

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