Your MEC Officers

Your MEC Officers

The Joint MEC has elected a President, Vice President and Secretary-Treasurer for the balance of the term, effective immediately and ending on June 30, 2017.

KEN DIAZken-diaz-sm

President
Master Executive Council
Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO
Email: mecpresident@unitedafa.org

Ken Diaz, President-Master Executive Council for the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO at United Air Lines, is the Union’s chief spokesperson and leader for the more than 24,000 Flight Attendants employed by United Air Lines.

Ken began his airline career in 1983 with People Express Airlines working in the Accounting Department and as a Flight Attendant. He went on to work as a Flight Attendant for Continental Airlines and Carnival Airlines just before being hired with United Airlines in June of 1998.

Shortly after 9/11 Ken became involved in lobbying Congress for mandatory Security Training for Flight Attendants. He became Government Affairs Chairperson for Newark Council 6 shortly thereafter. He went on to become Grievance Chairperson as well as being elected Newark Local Council 6 Secretary in 2005.

After United closed the Newark domicile, Ken transferred to JFK. Ken became trained as an EAP Representative and Occupational/Benefits Committee Member. In February 2008, Ken was elected as Local Council President for Council 5 and was elected for his second term of office in 2011. Ken also was a Member of our Negotiating Committee who successfully negotiated our 2012-2016 Flight Attendant Agreement during Expedited Negotiations.

Ken has served on the AFA International Legislative/Policy Committee and currently serves on the AFA International Organizing and Ethical Practices Committees.


dsc_0094ADAM NOVISH

Vice President
Master Executive Council
Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO
mecvp@unitedafa.org

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JEFF HEISEYj_heisey_med

Secretary-Treasurer
Master Executive Council
Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO
Email: mecsec@unitedafa.org
Mr. Heisey, has been Flight Attendant and AFA Member since 1995 after serving in several areas of Customer Service at United Airlines since 1986. As a Flight Attendant scheduling expert and union activist he previously served as CHAOS™ Strike Co-Coordinator.

Mr. Heisey has been Flight Attendant and AFA Member since 1995 after serving in several areas of Customer Service at United Airlines since 1986.

As a Flight Attendant scheduling expert and union activist he previously served as CHAOS™ Strike Co-Coordinator when the United Flight Attendants launched a strike threat in response to unilateral changes to their contract in bankruptcy. Mr. Heisey was instrumental in building a global network of Union members prepared to strike.

While serving as Chairperson of the Union’s Schedule Committee for six years he left no stone unturned to advocate for the best circumstances in Flight Attendant schedules and he is respected for his steadfast enforcement of the Flight Attendant Contract. Mr. Heisey works passionately to better the lives of Flight Attendants and stand against any injustice.