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The Negotiations Committee consists of eight members, including the MSCF President. Seven members are appointed by the MSCF Executive Committee and ratified by the Board of Directors. This committee and representatives from MnSCU negotiate the Master Contract—the document which sets compensation and governs terms and conditions of employment such as:

  • Academic Freedom

  • Grievance Process

  • Retirement Benefits

  • Professional Development

  • Faculty Rights

  • Salary

  • Insurance

  • Workload

​Committee Members:

  • Carolyn Cook (Century), Co-Lead Negotiator

  • Kevin Lindstrom (Anoka Tech), Co-Lead Negotiator

  • Nicole Bietz (Inver Hills)

  • Justin Burum (MN North - Vermilion)

  • Jesse Dahl (MN North - Hibbing)

  • Matt Dempsey (Normandale)

  • Kelly Donahue (Century)

  • Faith Ericson (St. Cloud)

  • KC Hanson (M State - Detroit Lakes)

  • Mark Johnson (Northwest Tech)

  • Joel Juen (Ridgewater)

  • Gretchen Long (Hennepin Tech)

  • Dan Norgard (Normandale)

  • Alvaro Plachejo (Normandale)

  • Kent Quamme (M State - Fergus Falls)

  • Travis Schachtner (Saint Paul)

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