Convention Documents


Welcome to the online hub for CFT Virtual Convention documents. There will not be printed materials this year, so this, and the Virtual Convention website itself, will be the places to find electronic versions of convention materials. Updates will be made regularly to this page, so keep checking back.

Union & Convention Governance


  • Convention Rules 
  • Delegate Roster

Floor Debate

Proposed Constitutional Amendments and Resolutions
Sent to CFT affiliates on February 26, 2021

Convention Committee Assignments

The Constitution Committee and the chairs of other Convention Committees are posted below. Delegate assignments will be posted after delegate choices are due on March 12.


  • John Perez, Chair, United Teachers Los Angeles, Retiree Chapter
  • Branstetter, John UC-AFT
  • DeVilla,Gabrielle, Salinas Valley Federation of Teachers
  • Duckles, Ian, AFT Guild, San Diego and Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community Colleges
  • Hind, David, ABC Federation of Teachers
  • Huitron, Maria “Triny,” Early Childhood Federation
  • Huntsberry, Veronika, Berkeley Council of Classified Employees
  • Kogan, Matthew, United Teachers Los Angeles  
  • Smith, Luukia, CFT Secretary Treasurer
  • Trezza, Mark, State Center Federation of Teachers


Miki Goral, Chair, UCLA Faculty Union


Joshua BriggsChair, AFT Part-Time Faculty United


Jim Mahler, Chair, AFT Guild, San Diego and Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community Colleges


Susan Solomon, Chair, Resolutions Committee, United Educators of San Francisco

Education Finance

Tina Solórzano Fletcher, Chair, AFT Guild, San Diego and Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community Colleges

Health Care, Retirement and Benefits

Suleman Isheque, Chair, AFT College Staff Guild

Professional Issues: EC/TK-12

Steve McDougall, Chair, Salinas Valley Federation of Teachers

Professional Issues: Higher Education

Kelsey Iino, Chair, El Camino College Federation of Teachers


Ray Gaer, Chair, ABC Federation of Teachers