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Fort Lauderdale

Local 78

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

"Lauderdale is the best as far as variety in trips and also doesn't hurt to begin or end a trip in sunshine and warm weather."
Julio Barreto Jr.
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

FLL TEAM

Stronger together

Better Together

Local 78 Executive Council

Liza M. Sanchez

LEC 78 PRESIDENT

“At the core, labor unions (we) are working men and women, unified as one force. Despite any personal differences that may exist between us, we have banded together to protect and improve the lives of workers. We rise up together for the greater good. We defend one another like family.”

Took Office: July 1, 2017  
Term Expires: June 30, 2020

View the Council 78 Certified Results 2016

Don Reno Intreglia

LEC 78 VICE PRESIDENT

“I love the people.”

Took Office: July 1, 2017  
Term Expires: June 30, 2020

View the Council 78 Certified Results 2016

Teri Davison Spirit AFA-CWA Union

Teri Davison

LEC 78 SECRETARY

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

Took Office: July 1, 2017  
Term Expires: June 30, 2020

View the Council 78 Certified Results 2016

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

Edie Cruse - LEC 78 ASHS Rep

"I have been part of the AFA-CWA since June 2013 until present. As professional flight attendants our Safety, Health and Security is utmost important for all of us. Working for all of our flight attendants has truly been rewarding. Seeing the changes that have occurred due to ASHS’s persistence is amazing." GO TEAM QUALIFIED

VACANT - LEC 78 ASHS 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.

Matthew Kucinski - LEC 78 Benefits Chair

“Got involved to help people get their problems solved.”

VACANT - LEC 78 Benefits Rep

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Santiago Garfias - LEC 78 Benefits Rep (Travel)

"I love the people!"

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. CALL EAP ANYTIME AT 
855-333-2327
FLLEAP@spiritafa.com

Judy Beck - LEC 78 EAP/PS 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."

Braden Fourie - LEC 78 EAP/PS/FADAP Rep

"Make your moments matter. Be kind. Laugh often. Share joy. Love each other."

Shelly Grabiak - LEC 78 EAP/PS/FADAP Rep

"I love the people.”

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.

VACANT - LEC 78 Government Affairs Rep

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

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.

Michele Murphy - LEC 78 Grievance Chair

"I didn't like our contract and instead of sitting around and complaining, I decided to step up.”

Freddy Peterson - LEC 78 Grievance Rep

"I love the people.”

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

Jennifer D’Angelo - LEC 78 Hotel Chair

"I decided to join the Union because I have a very caring heart and a deep compassion for others. I wanted to volunteer this strength to the greater good of the flight attendant group, to our work family. I am sincerely dedicated to understanding and being the voice for our Spirit flight attendants.”

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

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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

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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.

VACANT - LEC 78 Reserve Rep

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

VACANT - LEC 78 Reserve Rep

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

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 74 Scheduling Chair (Interim)

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

Deborah Gordon - LEC 74 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."

Angela Giarrusso - LEC 74 Scheduling Rep

"I knew my reserve days were quickly coming to an end and I wanted to ensure that someone continued fighting for our flight attendants during the most difficult time in this career!"

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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Spirit AFA Union Softball Flier

1st Annual Softball Picnic 2018

RSVP TODAY! Friday, July 13th, 2018 at the Catherine Chevalier Woods Grove #1 5522 East River Rd Chicago, IL, 60656

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