Unclassified Staff Advisory Council


May 10 , 2007
8:30 - 10:00 am

232J White Hall


John Sheidler
Karin Nevius
Amy Merhige
Greg Kojola
Pam Berry-Griffis
Edwin B Mayes
Jay Peterson
Susan Yeoman
Barb Bullock
Chris Wydman
Mendy Beverly

The meeting was called to order by John Sheidler, USAC Chair at 8:33 am.

I. Welcome by John Sheidler

II. Approval of Minutes for April 12, 2007
The minutes were approved as presented.

III. Committee Reports

1-Athletic Council - Pam Berry-Griffis, Gary Sutton

The last meeting was April 27th. The report is attached.

2-University Diversity Advocacy Council - Jay Peterson

The report is attached.

3-Parking Services - Mike Coyle

No meeting since last report.

4-University Dining Services - Karin Nevius

Last meeting was April 19.

May 21 through end of spring quarter there will be a collection of non-perishable food items.

The board plan will be increased 5% to $797/quarter.

May 23rd (24th as rain date) will be Pepsi on the Quad.

5-University Staff Council - Mendy Beverly, Barb Bullock, Greg Kojola, John Sheidler

The next meeting is May 23. John, Greg and Barb participated in presentations by the candidates for the HR Director, Organizational Leadership and Development.

6-Wellness and Recreation - Sheryl Kent

Last Meeting was held on May 9, 2007
Spring Programing- visit http://www.wright.edu/admin/wellness/Programs.html
Extreme Team Challenge- April 2-June 8, participants are challenged to attend 20 RecFit classes during Spring Quarter- currently 47 classes are offered each week
Poker Walk- May 16th, 12-2:00
Lake Campus Picnic- May 24th, 11-2:00
Faculty, Staff, Retiree Picnic, Rowdy's Circus- June 20th, 11-2:00
Summer Rec Fit Classes- begin June 18th
Best Wishes to Chris Erwin and his family on their move to St. Louis. Chris' last day in Campus Recreation is May 31st.

V. Old Business

1-Human Resources
The written responses to submitted questions have not been received yet. Written responses were to be posted on our web site in lieu of a recording of the forum.

2-Charitable Organizations
We will conduct a raffle at the Retiree/Faculty/Staff Picnic. Linda and Susan will coordinate the raffle. Others will need to help out. We will try to have a pre-sale.

3-USAC Elections
Nominations were handled by email. Voting will be by paper ballot. WebCT was not an option this year because staff are not automatically entered in the system. CaTS and/or the Web Team may have an electronic option for next year.

Eleven nominations were received and so far four have confirmed. Voting will be complete in time to have new members at the June meeting.

4-Inaugural Committee
The inaugural events will be October 4-6, 2007. There are currently plans for a concert and ball in addition the to inaugural ceremony.

5-President's Reception for USAC members
Please hold June 6 at 4pm on your calendars.

6-President's Award for Excellence
Chris Wydman will sit in on the process. The meeting is Monday, May 14th.

VI. New Business

1-Provost Meeting
There will be a meeting of CSAC and USAC Chairs with the new Provost on May 17th. Please send any topics to John Sheidler if you would like them mentioned in the meeting.

2-Board of Trustee Budget Presentation
An email went out about the presentation. It will be May 17th.

The meeting was adjourned by John Sheidler, USAC Chair at 9:11 am.

A special presentation was heard after the regularly scheduled meeting. Brad Turner and Edward Gemin presented their sustainability proposal. It is available online.

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