Staff Council Executive Committee
The Executive Committee consists of the Council Chair, Vice Chair, Comunications Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, and standing committee chairs
Chair: Thomas Shaffer
Responsible for scheduling and conducting all Council meetings, ensuring all meetings are conducted in accordance with proper decorum, and overseeing Council affairs. Reports directly to the Senior Vice President for Operations and Administration for matters of concern to the Council. The Chair must be filled by a sitting member of the Council, serving a renewable one-year term.
Vice Chair: Riley Cain
Responsible for overseeing the Council’s committees and preparing the bi-annual reports for the Chair's signature. The Vice Chair will also assume the capacity of the Chairperson in his/her absence, removal or incapacitation. The Vice-Chair must be filled by a sitting member of the Council, serving a renewable one-year term.
Communications Chair: Melissa Nenninger
Responsible for ensuring proper communication of Council affairs and minutes to all classified staff employees, including publication support for the annual employee events and website maintenance. Makes recommendations and enacts improved means of communication between classified staff employees and the Council. The Communications Chair must be filled by a sitting member of the Council, serving a renewable one-year term.
Treasurer: Lauraie Zealy
Responsible for all monies held in any and all Council accounts, including preparing, presenting, and tracking an annual budget. Provides necessary financial services including accounting, purchasing, and reconciling Council funds. The Treasurer shall also be responsible for tracking purchases and materials on behalf of the Council. The Treasurer must be filled by a sitting member of the Council, serving a renewable one-year term.
Secretary: Maeve Finan
Responsible for producing meeting agendas and minutes, taking meeting attendance, maintaining all records, and assisting the Vice Chair in preparing the annual report for the Chair's signature. The Secretary shall also maintain the agenda and minutes archives on the Staff Council network drive as defined in Appendix E. The Secretary shall also be responsible for reminding the Council of the time, if there are agenda items in queue for discussion, and when the Council is near the end of a meeting. The Secretary must be filled by a sitting member of the Council, serving a renewable one-year term
Parliamentarian: Alyssa Clendening
Shall ensure that meetings are conducted according to Robert’s Rules of Order. Administers sign-in documentation and checks that quorum has been meet. During meetings they call to order and call to close. They will be a member of the election committee to verify the procedures and vote. The Parliamentarian is responsible for the safe storage of any equipment, supplies and property owned Staff Council. The Parliamentarian chair must be filled by a sitting member of the Council.