South Sound Federation of Teachers

Union membership and contact information

South Sound Federation of Teachers
Local 4603, American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO
PO Box 7842, Olympia WA 98507

Union Membership: Membership is voluntary. Dues are 1.55%. All tenure/tenure-track faculty are required to pay a fair share for union representation. Individuals may opt-out of membership and receive a refund for non-contract related expenses annually. Adjunct/associate faculty are encouraged to join, but representation fees are not mandatory.

Union Membership Meetings: Third Friday of the Month, Noon-1:00 pm

Union Elections: December of every other odd year (next in 2017) for two-year terms beginning in January

Membership Votes:

  • Officer Elections
  • Contract Ratification
  • Issues related to wages, hours, and working conditions

All Faculty Votes:

  • Instructional Calendar


C.J. Dosch, Humanities

Vice President
Chair, Grievance Committee
David McAvoy, Transition Studies/Math

Laura Moe-Genther, Dental

Tim Madeley, Accounting

Membership Coordinator
Anne Kelly-Glasoe, World Languages

Adjunct/Associate Representative
Stephen Sadlier, Transition Studies & World Languages

President Emeritus
Chair, Contract Negotiations Committee
David Hyde, Sociology


David Hyde (Sociology), Chair
Transfer Faculty Representative

Amy Warren (Office Tech)
Applied Technical Faculty Representative

David McAvoy (Pre-College Mathematics)
Adjunct Faculty Representative

Annamary Fitzgerald (Transition Studies)
Faculty at Large