PA is proud of its active and extensive committee structure. In Fall 1998,
Past President Bill Perrotti led a group of union leaders in developing
a proposal for reorganizing the Association, based on one fundamental
principle: the broader the participation of the membership, the more we
could accomplish. As goes the mantra in NYSUT, "If you're doing it
alone, you're doing it wrong."
end, the union leaders revised the PA Constitution
and By-laws to include a broad committee structure,
and the subsequent success of that change was
addressed in a December 2000 New York Teacher article titled "Mohawk
Valley local reinvents itself.