Staff Council Minutes 01-17-2017

Recorder: 

Brittany McClure

Recorder's Full E-Mail Address: 
Groups audience: 
Date meeting was held: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 2:30pm
Next Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 2:30pm
Location of Next Meeting: 

Library Conference Room 302

Attendance: 

Attendance:

 

 

Members “P” denotes Present,  “A” denotes Absent,   “R” denotes Regrets

P

Millie Dempsey, Chair

P

Darryl Richardson

P

Evita Shinholster, Vice Chair

P

Cindy Purcell

P

Brenda Deal, Treasurer

P

Kristy Johnson

P

Brittany McClure, Secretary

P

Drew Bruton

P

Daniel McDonald, Chair Emeritus

P

Wanda Johnson

P

Cassie Martin

P

Laverne Renfroe

P

Michael Watson

P

Sara Cordova

P

Hayley Dingess

 

 

Guests:

 

 

Italicized text denotes information from a previous meeting.

 

 

 

*Denotes new discussion on old business.

 

 

Agreements: 

Agenda Topic

Discussions & Conclusions

Action or Recommendations

Follow-Up

{including dates/responsible person, status (pending, ongoing, completed)}

         I.           

I. Call to order

Meeting called to order by Millie Dempsey at 2:35 p.m.

 

 

      II.           

Approval of Agenda

 

Motion: All

 

 

 

   III.           

III. Approval of Minutes

Motion: All

 

 

 

   IV.           

IV. Treasurer’s Report

Operating Budget of $3,000. New balance of $645.12.

 

Foundation Account of $2,500. New balance of $2067.06.

 

Staff Development Budget of $7,000. New Balance of $3757.00

Brenda predicts that the Foundation account will be spent down.

 

      V.           

V. Old Business

 

 

 

1.      

T-Shirts

Millie will pass t-shirts out at the end of the meeting.

 

 

 

2.      

Celebration of Excellence

In past meetings, Millie provided a timeline for Celebration of Excellence. The Celebration of Excellence is in April, and Staff Appreciation is in May.

 

Please contact Wanda if you wish to volunteer.

 

3.      

Executive Committee Nominations

2017-2018 Staff Council Nominations

Chair- Evita (elected)

Chair Elect- Darryl Richardson & Wanda Johnson

Secretary-Michael Watson & Hayley Dingess

Treasurer- Laverne Renfroe, Michael Watson, & Cindy Purcell

 

Bylaws committee will meet with each nominee to see if they accept their nomination. Elections will be held next meeting.

 

4.      

Volunteers for Service Recognition Ceremony

HR is putting on the Service Recognition Ceremony on Friday, Feb. 17th at 3:30 p.m. in Russell Auditorium.

 

Volunteers:

Cindy Purcell, Brenda Deal, Darryl Richardson, Sara Cordova, Wanda Johnson, Hayley Dingess, Drew Bruton

 

 

 

5.      

Cookies & Cocoa Event

The Cookies & Cocoa Event was a success! Thank you everyone those who attended. We will know next time to order more cookies.

 

 

 

   VI.           

New Business

 

 

 

 

1.      

Staff Council Officer Elections

Six people are rolling off this year, and we will need to nominate and elect new positions based on the correct representation from the university census.

 

The Bylaws Committee will determine positions from each division.

 

2.      

Daycare Update

The childcare development center was approved by USG. In February 2017, they will begin the hiring process with the expected open date sometime in August 2017. It will be located near the Board of Education building. There have been rumors that the school will take 40 children and will resemble a Montessori school.

 

 

 VII.           

Standing Committee Reports

 

 

 

 

 

Executive Committee

The Executive committee met the previous week and discussed agenda items, bylaw changes, and staff development.

 

 

 

Bylaws Committee

No meeting/updates

 

Bylaws Committee will meet after this meeting.

 

Staff Development Committee

No meeting. $1,188 has already been spent using Spring Semester funds. Cindy needs to contact Anna Lumpkin about the last CPR invoice. A FrontPage announcement should be sent regarding the staff development deadline in April.

 

 

Special Projects Committee

No meeting.

 

 

 

Communications Committee

No meeting. In January, the Communications Committee created a Staff Council Facebook page.

The Communications Committee will work on posting survey results and conducting the random Einstein’s drawing. They will partner with the Special projects Committee in promoting future events. 

 

VIII.           

VII. Announcements

 N/A

 

 

 

   IX.           

VIII. Adjournment

 

Motion: Sara Cordova

Second: Brenda Deal

Adjourned at 3:11 p.m.

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                            

Distribution (as determined in committee operating procedure – one possibility given):             

First:       Send to Staff Council members      

 

 

 

 

Approved by: ___________________________________

STAFF COUNCIL

Committee Officers:          Millie Dempsey, Evita Shinholster, Brenda Deal, Brittany McClure, Daniel McDonald

Academic Year:                   2016-2017

 

Aggregate Member Attendance at Committee Meetings for the Academic Year:

“P” denotes Present,  “A” denotes Absent,   “R” denotes Regrets

 

Meeting Dates

8/16 

9/20 

10/18 

11/15 

 12/13

01/17 

2/21 

 3/21

4/18 

 5/16

Millie Dempsey, Chair 

P

 P

 P

P

P

P

 

 

 

 

Evita Shinholster, Chair-Elect  

P

 P

 P

P

P

P

 

 

 

 

Brenda Deal, Treasurer  

R

 P

 P

P

P

P

 

 

 

 

Brittany McClure, Secretary  

P

 P

 P

P

P

P

 

 

 

 

Daniel McDonald, Chair Emeritus  

P

 R

 P

R

R

P

 

 

 

 

Cassie Martin   

R

 R

 P

R

R

P

 

 

 

 

Michael Watson   

P

 P

 P

P

P

P

 

 

 

 

Hayley Dingess 

P

 P

 P

R

P

P

 

 

 

 

Darryl Richardson   

P

 P

 P

P

P

P

 

 

 

 

Cindy Purcell   

P

 P

 P

P

P

P

 

 

 

 

Kristy Johnson   

P

 R

 P

R

P

P

 

 

 

 

Drew Bruton   

P

 P

 P

R

R

P

 

 

 

 

Jordanne Cary   

P

P

 P

R

P

-

-

-

-

-

Wanda Johnson   

P

P

R

P

P

P

       

Laverne Renfroe  

P

P

P

A

P

P

       

Sara Cordova 

P

P

P

P

P

P

       

                                                                                                                                                                                  

*Member excused and sent an alternate        **Meeting Cancelled                                                                                         

 

 

__________________________________________                                                                       

CHAIRPERSON SIGNATURE                                                                                                            DATE ________________________________

 

(Including this Approval by chair at committee discretion

 

 

 

Tentative agenda of next meetings: 

Staff Council Meeting Agenda

21 February 2017

Location: Library Conference Room 302

 

Time

Agenda Item and Presenter

Vote Required

2:30

1.     

Call to Order – Millie Dempsey, Chair

NO

 

2.     

Approval of Agenda

3.     

Approval of Minutes

YES

YES

2:35

4.     

Treasurer’s Report- Brenda Deal, Treasurer

NO

2:40

5.     

Old Business

 

 

·        

Celebration of Excellence

·        

Staff Appreciation

·        

Voting for Executive Committee Members

·        

Executive Committee Training

·        

Senate bylaw changes

 

NO

NO

YES

NO

YES

3:00

6.     

New Business

 

 

·        

Wellness Committee w/ Laura Childs

·        

University Senate seats

·        

Civility Workshop Series

·        

Foundation Fund Proposal

·        

RIPC Update

·        

Senate Update

 

NO

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

3:25

4.     

Standing Committee Reports

NO

 

I.                   

Executive Committee: Millie Dempsey, Chair

II.                 

Bylaws & Elections Committee: Michael Watson

III.               

Staff Development Committee: Cindy Purcell

IV.               

Special Projects Committee: Wanda Johnson

V.                 

Communications Committee: Haley Koger

 

3:50

5.     

Announcements

NO

3:55

6.     

Open Discussion

NO

4:00

7.     

Adjourn

YES

 

Upcoming Staff Council Dates

·        

Executive Staff Council Meeting: Tuesday, March 14, 2:30 p.m. in Auxiliary Services Conference Room

 

·        

Staff Council Meeting: Tuesday, March 21, 2:30 p.m. in Library Conference Room 302

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