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The Spirit AFA-CWA Communications Committee is responsible for Local and MEC communications including: our Website, newsletter, Spirit Airlines AFA-CWA Official Social Media and other special projects for the Flight Attendant group. 

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our Communications Team

The Communications Committee consists of one Chairperson, one Vice-Chairpersons and six Local Communications Chairs.

To contact any member of the Communications Committee, email Communications@Spiritafa.com.

Chelsie Fereday

MEC Communications Chair

Hailey Towner

MEC Communications Vice Chair

Chelsie Fereday

Local 73 LAS Comm. Chair

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Local 74 DFW Comm. Chair

Vacant

Local 76 DTW/ACY Comm. Chair

Gina Bozyk

Local 77 ORD Comm. Chair

VACANT

Local 78 FLL Comm. Chair

Michelle Spollen

Local 37 MCO Comm. Chair

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The Communications Committee works to maintain regular and timely communication with the membership through relevant channels including print, web, social media, and emerging platforms.

  • Act in an advisory role to the LEC Officers regarding communications issues
  • Serve as a resource to the LEC Officers and local committee members on best practices involving communication with the membership including copyright issues, photo permissions, spam, and privacy policies.
  • Maintain the Local Council website and social media presence
  • Update website and social media content regularly. Be able to make updates on short notice.
  • Create and distribute regular electronic informational updates to the Flight Attendants and maintain email lists
  • Handle correspondence from local committees regarding current happenings and information of interest and compile for use in informational updates
  • Promote new means of communication between AFA-CWA and the members including SMS, Twitter, Facebook, and other emerging platforms

The Communications Committee is available to help you with:

  • Accessing current or archived AFA Spirit news or informational articles
  • Accepting and reviewing news articles or other potential information of interest to Flight Attendants
  • Providing assistance with AFA Spirit website or email distribution list problems

Who Do I Contact?

For assistance, contact any member of your Local Communications Committee.  You can find a list of Committee Members on your Local Council Committees page.  For your convenience, a list of Committee Chairs and links to the Local Committee lists are below.

Communications Committee

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
This committee is composed of members interested in coordinating all member communications activities of the Local Council.

Qualifications include:

  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Knowledge of computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of web design, development, and maintenance
  • Ability to conduct interviews and gather information
  • Ability to write and edit business communications
  • Ability to attend regular Communications Committee meetings
  • Adherence to committee policies, procedures, and standards of ethical conduct
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive and personal information
  • Maintenance of member-in-good-standing status
  • Ability to remain in good standing with management
  • Willingness to do ongoing committee work on a volunteer basis

Purpose and Scope

The main purpose of the Communications Committee is to maintain regular and timely communication with the membership through relevant channels including print, web, social media, and emerging platforms.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act in an advisory role to the LEC Officers regarding communications issues
  • Serve as a resource to the LEC Officers and local committee members on best practices involving communication with the membership including copyright issues, photo permissions, spam, and privacy policies.
  • Maintain the Local Council section of the AFA Alaska website and social media presence
  • Update website and social media content regularly. Be able to make updates on short notice.
  • Create and distribute regular electronic informational updates to the Flight Attendants and maintain email lists
  • Handle correspondence from local committees regarding current happenings and information of interest and compile for use in informational updates
  • Promote new means of communication between AFA and the members including SMS, Twitter, Facebook, and other emerging platforms
  • Actively monitor communications from management to the Flight Attendants to ensure accuracy and appropriateness of information. Immediately report any inaccurate, inappropriate, or suspect information to the LEC President. 
  • Provide reports to the LEC Officers on the effectiveness of communication activities including web site traffic information, electronic communication reports, social media activity, etc.

Communication

  • Act as liaison between the membership and the Local Executive Council (LEC) Officers.
  • The Local Chairperson will act as liaison between the Local Committee and the MEC Committee Chairperson
  • Coordinate with the LEC Chairperson of the committee regarding all activities
  • Collaborate with other AFA committees as needed
  • Report to the LEC Officers on any discussion with management
  • Recommendations for change should be presented to the LEC Officers in writing
  • Any AFA committee appointed by the LEC and empowered to conduct discussions with management on behalf of the Flight Attendants must first meet with the LEC Officers prior to forming any agreement to gain the direction of the LEC
  • The committee will not make any policy that conflicts with LEC, MEC, or AFA policy