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Fort Lauderdale

Local 78

“Unions are about the collective leverage, the power of numbers versus the power of capital.”

"Stronger Together. Better Together."
Flight Attendant
"FLL...... 100% .....COOL CREW.... WEATHER & THE BEST TRIPS!!!!!! When I work it's nice to play in the snow!!!! But when I am done it's nice to spend my days off on the beach!!!! ☀☀☀☀☀☀☀☀☀☀☀☀☀"
Batia Solomon
Flight Attendant

Local 78

FLL TEAM

Stronger together

Better Together

Local 78 Executive Council

Teri Davison

LEC 78 PRESIDENT

“It’s important to remember we are all “with the Union” and being unified is what gives us strength.”

Took Office: July 1, 2019  
Term Expires: June 30, 2022

View the Council 78 Certified Results 2019

Gena Gambuto Spirit AFA-CWA Union

Gena Gambuto

LEC 78 VICE PRESIDENT

“I became an AFA rep because I am passionate about employee fairness and equal treatment.”

Took Office: July 1, 2019  
Term Expires: June 30, 2022

View the Council 78 Certified Results 2019

Yandy Rodriguez

LEC 78 SECRETARY

“I got involved with AFA because I am dedicated and passionate     about helping others.”

Took Office: July 1, 2019  
Term Expires: June 30, 2022

View the Council 78 Certified Results 2019 

THE FLL TEAM

AFA-CWA Council 78 Reps

Your Local Committees  are AFA representatives within each Local Council who are available to assist you. 
Contact information for each Local Committee is below for your convenience.

AIR, SAFETY, HEALTH & SECURITY REPS

Joseph Stocks - LEC 78 ASHS Rep

"I joined because I want to help others like I was helped when I was in need. I also want to be the change."

VACANT - LEC 78 New Hire Rep

Click here learn more about the position. Ready to apply? Click "Submit Your Commitment To Serve" above!

BENEFITS REPS

Your Local Committees  are AFA representatives within each Local Council who are available to assist you. 
Contact information for each Local Committee is below for your convenience.

Santiago Garfias - LEC 78 Benefits Rep (Travel)

"I love the people!"

VACANT - LEC 78 Benefits Rep

Click here learn more about the position. Ready to apply? Click "Submit Your Commitment To Serve" above!

COMMUNICATIONS REPS

Your Local Committees  are AFA representatives within each Local Council who are available to assist you. 
Contact information for each Local Committee is below for your convenience.

VACANT - LEC 78 Communications Rep

Click here learn more about the position. Ready to apply? Click "Submit Your Commitment To Serve" above!

VACANT - LEC 78 Communications Rep

Click here learn more about the position. Ready to apply? Click "Submit Your Commitment To Serve" above!

EAP/PS REPS

Your Local Committees  are AFA representatives within each Local Council who are available to assist you. 
Contact information for each Local Committee is below for your convenience.

For non-emergency EAP P/S issues please refer to the AFA website for your local representatives’ number and email below.
If it is not an emergency and it goes to voicemail please leave them a message with your name, employee # and cell # and they will return your call within 48 hours.
 
If it is an emergency that needs immediate attention please contact Gwenn Davidson 313-268-9404 and if she is not available please follow the directions on her voice mail to contact international EAP at 800-424-2406.
 
The flight attendant drug and alcohol program is also available at 855-333-2327 for information on available programs and AA meetings.

Judy Beck - LEC 78 EAP/PS/FADAP Chair

"I was a new flight attendant with Spirit and F/A Janet Negal who was an Eap rep ask if I would ever consider joining AFA as an Eap rep she thought I would do good at this position well fast forward to around 2010 I wanted to volunteer as a rep for AFA because I was tired of complaining and hearing everyone else complain and I thought let me contribute and see how it goes, I will give it 1 year and the rest is history. I’ve been with AFA since 2010!”

Diane Borders - LEC 78 EAP/PS/FADAP Rep

"I joined the AFA, feeling that it was time to step up and support the union with my time and energy. The EAP seemed to be the best fit for me. Helping the membership has been a rewarding experience."

Shelly Grabiak - LEC 78 EAP/PS/FADAP Rep

"I love the people.”

Yandy Rodriguez - LEC 78 EAP/PS/FADAP Rep

“I joined the AFA because I am dedicated and passionate about helping others. As an EAP Rep I’m able to assist my peers with everyday situations either at work or on a personal level. Yo hablo Español.”

GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS REPS

Your Local Committees  are AFA representatives within each Local Council who are available to assist you. 
Contact information for each Local Committee is below for your convenience.

Ferman Smith - LEC 78 Government Affairs Rep

"I accepted a position within our AFA in hopes of truly engaging our Flight Attendants with the issues that affect us all and how we can work together to truly have our voices heard! Better Together, Stronger Together!"

VACANT - LEC 78 Government Affairs Rep

Click here learn more about the position. Ready to apply? Click "Submit Your Commitment To Serve" above!

GRIEVANCE REPS

Your Local Committees  are AFA representatives within each Local Council who are available to assist you. 
Contact information for each Local Committee is below for your convenience.

FLLGrievance@spiritafa.com

Michele Murphy - LEC 78 Grievance Rep

"The Company repeatedly violated the Contract; rather than just complain, I decided it was time to step up and do something about it."

Daryen Mintz - LEC 78 Grievance Rep

"A single sentence spoken at the right time could change someone’s life forever.” -Unknown

Gena Gambuto Spirit AFA-CWA Union

Gena Gambuto - LEC 78 Grievance Rep

"I became an AFA rep because I am passionate in employee fairness and equal treatment."

HOTEL REPS

Your Local Committees  are AFA representatives within each Local Council who are available to assist you. 
Contact information for each Local Committee is below for your convenience. 

FLLhotel@spiritafa.com

Jessica Drossart - LEC 78 Hotel Rep

"I became an AFA Union rep so I could help my coworkers in any way that I could. I feel this ensures a great future for not only myself but also my spirit team. Spirit is one big family, I never want to lose that family feel no matter how big we grow, so I am here to help."

Floresha Barm - LEC 78 Hotel Rep

"I love the people!"

MOBILIZATION REPS

Your Local Committees  are AFA representatives within each Local Council who are available to assist you. 
Contact information for each Local Committee is below for your convenience.

VACANT - LEC 78 Mobilization Rep

Click here learn more about the position. Ready to apply? Click "Submit Your Commitment To Serve" above!

VACANT - LEC 78 Mobilization Rep

Click here learn more about the position. Ready to apply? Click "Submit Your Commitment To Serve" above!

NEW HIRE REPS

Your Local Committees  are AFA representatives within each Local Council who are available to assist you. Contact information for each Local Committee is below for your convenience.

Jacob (Jake) Skarin - LEC 78 New Hire Chair

"No one can do everything but everyone can do something.”

VACANT - LEC 78 New Hire Rep

Click here learn more about the position. Ready to apply? Click "Submit Your Commitment To Serve" above!

PAYCHECK REPS

Your Local Committees  are AFA representatives within each Local Council who are available to assist you. Contact information for each Local Committee is below for your convenience.

VACANT - LEC 78 Paycheck Rep

Click here learn more about the position. Ready to apply? Click "Submit Your Commitment To Serve" above!

VACANT - LEC 78 Paycheck Rep

Click here learn more about the position. Ready to apply? Click "Submit Your Commitment To Serve" above!

RESERVE REPS

Your Local Committees  are AFA representatives within each Local Council who are available to assist you. 
Contact information for each Local Committee is below for your convenience.

Brian Mazelin - LEC 78 Reserve Rep

"I love the people!"

Jessica Frailey - LEC 78 Scheduling Rep

"I love the people!"

SCHEDULING REPS

Your Local Committees  are AFA representatives within each Local Council who are available to assist you. 
Contact information for each Local Committee is below for your convenience.

FLLscheduling@spiritafa.com

Christopher Averill - LEC 78 Scheduling Chair

"I joined AFA because I was seeing things I did not like and wanted to do something to help our FAs, especially our new FAs who might not understand our contract right away."

Deborah Gordon - LEC 78 Scheduling Rep

"I love the people!"

Brooke Shaw - LEC 78 Scheduling Rep

"I love the people!"

Michele Murphy - LEC 78 Scheduling Rep

"I wanted to get involved in the union because I believe I can make a positive change for my fellow fa and have control over my future at Spirit."

Ricardo Sosa - LEC 78 Scheduling Rep

"I love the people!"

Jessica Frailey - LEC 78 Scheduling Rep

"I love the people!"

UNIFORM REPS

Your Local Committees  are AFA representatives within each Local Council who are available to assist you. 
Contact information for each Local Committee is below for your convenience.

VACANT - LEC 78 Uniform Rep

Click here learn more about the position. Ready to apply? Click "Submit Your Commitment To Serve" above!

VACANT - LEC 78 Uniform Rep

Click here learn more about the position. Ready to apply? Click "Submit Your Commitment To Serve" above!

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