District Affairs. – In addition to the current release time for the processing of grievances and for negotiations, the Association shall have thirty additional released hours per contract year paid by the District to the Association President and/or President’s designees for participation in official District/CEFA business. These hours will be paid when CEFA/District business (including grievances and negotiations) is conducted outside of the CEFA representatives’ regular teaching/working hours. Additional hours will be provided by the District for CEFA participation in hiring committees. The pay is at the unit member’s current hourly non-instructional rate.