Unclassified Staff Advisory Council

MINUTES

September 13 , 2007
8:30 - 10:00 am

E103 Student Union (Explorer Room)


IN ATTENDANCE

John Sheidler
Greg Kojola
Chris Wydman
Linda Hockaday
Patrick Kachurek
Curt Pederson
Jerry Hensley
David Hurwitz
Mary Healea
Karin DuChesne
Rob Boley
Wendy Chetcuti
Barb Bullock
Jason Kohlhepp
Mary Kenton
Lisa Bleeke

The meeting was called to order by Barb Bullock, USAC Chair at 8:31 am.

I. Welcome by Barb Bullock and Introductions by Members

II. Approval of Minutes for June 14, 2007
The minutes were approved as presented.

III. Committee Reports

1-Athletic Council - Pam Berry-Griffis, Mary Kenton

No meeting yet this academic year.

2-University Diversity Advocacy Council - Denise Anderson

Not aware of a meeting this academic year.

3-Parking Services - Wendy Chetcuti

No meeting yet this academic year.

4-University Dining Services - Lisa Bleeke

No meeting yet this academic year.

5-University Staff Council - Barb Bullock, Mary Healea, Patrick Kachurek, Greg Kojola, John Sheidler

No meeting yet this academic year. Barb reviewed some agenda items for this year.

6-Wellness and Recreation - Jason Kohlhepp

First meeting was on Wednesday. Meeting summary is attached.

V. Old Business

1-Charitable Organizations
The 50/50 raffle at the Retiree/Faculty/Staff Picnic was successful. Cystic Fibrosis received $278. Their thank-you letter is attached.

2-Inaugural Committee
There has been no meeting recently. Barb Bullock will be speaking at the inauguration.

3-President's Award for Excellence
The event was yesterday. It was well-attended.

VI. New Business

1-HR Open Forum
Human Resources has expressed an interest in holding another open forum. Council wanted to record the last forum and were not allowed too because HR would provide written information after the forum. This was never received. Further discussion and planning will be needed for another forum.

2-Committee Members
New committee members were met during introductions at the beginning of the meeting.

3-Committee Websites, Minutes and Meeting Reports
We want to link from our committee page to any websites for the committees. Please let Greg know if a link needs to be added.

Greg will link to committee minutes if they are online and provided to him. If minutes are not online, please email a copy of your meeting report for inclusion in the council minutes.

If a committee representative can not attend a council meeting, please email Greg a copy of your report in advance and he will present it for you.

4-Wings Calendar for meetings and reminders
Last year Greg put the council meetings on everyone's Wings calenadar and set up a one week reminder. Since there is interest, Greg will do it again this year.

VII. Other Topics

1-Parking was discussed. There are lots of student complaints. Matthew Filipic Ph.D., Senior Vice President for Business and Fiscal Affairs has sent a parking example by having his reserved space located in Lot 4 near the exit to Meijer.

2-2007 Regional Summit
The summit was held August 29. It was very interesting. There was a brainstorming session. Town meetings will be the next step. Summit information is online.

3-Human Resources Topics
Short-term disability, FMLA, leave donation, classification project and HR responsiveness were all briefly discussed.

4-2006 Unclassified Staff Survey
The survey results are online. Please review prior to the next meeting.

The meeting was adjourned by Barb Bullock, USAC Chair at 9:28 am.

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