The Association of Flight Attendants Employee Assistance Program (AFA EAP) is a confidential resource available to the members, their families and their partners to assist with personal, as well a work-related concerns.
Lynnette Clark - PDX
Tracy Lasater - Chair/PDX
Carrie Dennis - Rep/PDX
Amy Mertens - Rep/PDX
Stephanie Ursino - Chair/SEA
Naomi Hegger - Rep/SEA
Anne Strand - Rep/SEA
Contact EAP - 503.729.4439
International - 800.424.2406
The Grievance Committee represents Flight Attendants in discipline and contract disputes.
MEC/LEC 16 Chair
Ed Hawes - SEA
LEC 16 Rep
Jennifer Levcun - PDX
LEC 17 Chair
Marcella Oswald - PDX
LEC 17 Rep
Kirk Hansen - PDX
Elizabeth Montgomery - PDX
Joelle Jaeger - Negotiator, LEC 16
Tanya Phillips - Negotiator, LEC 17
Safety - Your AFA Safety Health & Security Committee works with management on matters pertaining to cabin and Flight Attendant safety, health and security issues.
ASAP - The goal of the Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) is to enhance aviation safety through the prevention of accidents and incidents.
MEC/LEC 16 Chair
Bryan Grosvold - SEA
ASAP Primary Rep
Cliff King - PDX
ASAP Alternate Rep
Louise Evans - PDX
Jennifer Levcun - SEA
Callie von Borstel - BOI
Lori Kordosky - ASHS Air Quality Lead/PDX
This Committee is responsible for establishing and maintaining an effective information sharing process between QXAFA leadership and members, including use of the qxafa.org website, email “blasts”, and social media outlets.
Acting MEC Chair:
The Hotel and Transportation Committee works with management to investigate Flight Attendants’ concerns related to hotel facilities and transportation and periodically checks for any change in quality of accommodations and services.
The Reserve Committee works to ensure contractual procedures are followed by monitoring all issues specific to Flight Attendants on reserve status.
The Benefits and Leaves Committee is available to provide services to Flight Attendants by answering questions related to Benefits, Leaves of Absence and Workers Compensation.
Council 16 - Chair
GEG - Rep
The Food & Beverage Committee works with management on changes in service, procedures to be followed, and other matters pertaining to inflight service, catering and galley & service cart configuration.
The AFA Legislative Affairs Committee lobbies member of Congress, provides lobbying training to AFA members and organized grassroots member activism around issues that matter most to Flight Attendants.
What Do AFA Committees Do?
Members of AFA Committees serve in three primary roles.
- An Expert. Serve as the subject matter expert on the committee’s primary area of responsibility
- A Resource. Act as a resource about their area of expertise and work to actively educate and empower Members
- A Voice. Work as a liaison between Members and the Local Executive Council, Master Executive Council, and management involving matters related to the committee