Staff Council Minutes
Thursday June 1, 2006
2:00-3:00pm MMD Room Pierce Hall
(Submitted by Art Usher, Co- Secretary)
Attending: Adrianne Andrews, Joseph Bialek, Nancy Brady, Sandy Bycenski, Janice Cole, Lynda DallaPegorara, Sharon Fagan, Navae Fenwick, Christopher Gentes, Alicia Guidiotti, Lou Ann Krawczynski, Merrilyn Lewis, Sabrina Marsh, Jinny Mason, Kathryn Messier, Steve Monteiro, Rick Rubin, Patricia Rist, Sam Rush, William Sheehan, Art Usher, Laurie Wyman, Kathy Yarnell, John Zaikowski
Excused: Beverly Byrnes, Linda Laflam, Janet Spongberg
Guests: Stacey Anasazi
Nancy Brady from Nominations and Elections ran the meeting.
All nominations for Staff Council Officers that were received via campus mail and email were added to those given at the meeting.
A vote was taken. There was a tie for Vice-Chair so a second ballot for Vice Chair only was taken.
Chair- Sam Rush
Vice Chair- Nancy Brady
Co-Secretaries Adrianne Andrews, Art Usher
Treasurer- Jan Cole
Members from each committee gave a quick overview of their committees and spoke about some of the committees past accomplishments.
Committee Selection results:
Communications Committee: Kathryn Messier, Bill Sheehan, Christ Gentes, Art Usher
Personnel Policy Committee: Janet Spongberg, Joe Bialek, Adrianne Andrews, Jinny Mason, Sandy Bycenski, Pat Rist, Jan Cole, Merrilyn Lewis
Nominations and Elections: Nancy Brady, Bill Sheehan, Sharon Fagan, John Zaikowski
Activities Committee: Alicia Guidiotti, Sabrina Marsh, Sharon Fagan, Lynda DallaPegorara, Rick Rubin, Lou Ann Krawczynski
Diversity Committee: Navae Fenwick, Adrianne Andrews, Alicia Guidiotti, Steve Monteiro, Laurie Wyman
Sandy Bycenski gave a quick overview of the Smith College Council for Community Policy. The committee is looking for a couple of Staff Council members to sit on it. Laurie Wyman, Pat Rist and Kathy Yarnell all volunteered.
A member brought forth the need for additional “New Employee” van tour speakers. Rick Rubin and Alicia Guidiotti volunteered... Prepared scripts to be forwarded.
Staff Council Meeting times discussed. One member mentioned that “roaming” meeting locations tend to attract larger amounts of people to the meetings. It was also mentioned that the current time worked well for those members who work the evening shift.
Meeting adjourned 2:59pm
Next Staff Council Meeting: July 6, 2006