Meet the Executive Committee, your Leadership Team for the 2019/2020 Academic Year
President: Bea Michalik
The president will act as a representative in councils and committees across campus and the Board of Education meetings. The president will preside over Executive Team Meetings and ensure these meetings are productive and effective at achieving the goals of the Part-Time Faculty Association. The president is considered the “Face of the Part-Time Faculty Association” and is responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with members of the Part-Time Faculty Association, administration, other associations on campus.
Bio: Bea started teaching mathematics at LBCC in 2010. She feels that her diverse background helps her relate to students from different walks of life. Bea was involved with PTFA since its beginnings, and enjoys helping to determine its future. Bea likes to sing, manage websites, play tennis, travel, and spend time with her friends and family
Vice President of Membership: Reina Daugherty
The Vice President of Membership is responsible for keeping a current list of members, for recruiting part-time faculty to take council positions, to report information obtained in council meetings, as well as sharing objectives with the councilors to represent PTFA during council meetings.
Vice President of Negotiations: Keith J. Tierney
The PTFA Vice President of Negotiations is primarily responsible for coordinating activities related to negotiations and bargaining.
Bio: Keith J. Tierney is the Vice President of Negotiations. Mr. Tierney has his BA in Quantitative Economics, MS in Public Sector Economics, JD- Law. He has been a lecturer for over 25 years in graduate and undergraduate courses for Oregon State University, University of Nevada Systems, University of Phoenix, Chapman College, Western Nevada Community College, and currently at Linn Benton Community College. His accomplishments include serving on the personal staff of two Nevada governors, and as Nevada's state economist. He is experienced in commercial law, labor and employment economics, and law as an arbitrator, mediator, and negotiator.
Vice President of Professional Relations: Tinamarie Ivey
The Vice President of Professional Relations acts as an official representative of the Part-Time Faculty Association on any occasion when representation is requested by an association member in invoking their Weingarten rights, report on a regular basis to the Executive Committee on the status of current grievances and issues, and maintain records of the grievances and member concerns to be made available to the Executive Committee as necessary. He or she will be required to have strong understanding of the needs of Part-Time Faculty Association members, and the language of the contract.
Treasurer: Julie Lindsey
The treasurer ensures that the PTFA is a good steward of our members’ dues, and provides
oversight of fiscal integrity. The treasurer oversees all financial transactions, maintains
accurate financial records, prepares an annual budget which supports the PTFA goals, and meets all state and federal filing requirements.
Secretary: Susan Morré
The Secretary is in charge of document management for the Part-Time Faculty Association. Files are stored online and the Secretary should organize and maintain files and folders so other executive committee members and Association members at large can find and access what they need. The Secretary shall be responsible for recording attendance of members, collecting minutes from the college committee representatives, recording minutes of all Association meetings, posting the minutes and making them available to all members in a timely manner, and maintaining operational procedures (printing, mailing, room reservations) as designated by the President. He or she shall be responsible for maintaining the Association webpage and Executive Committee digital files.
Bio: Susan teaches Biology at LBCC. She has a PhD in Forest Ecosystems and Society from
Oregon State University and a masters degree in Environmental Sciences specializing
in Ecology. Formerly an OSU Graduate School instructor, she has been teaching at
LBCC since Fall of 2015.