Professional Staff Senate Executive Committee 2019-2020 Academic Year
The Senate Executive Committee for 2019-2020 will be voted on at the June 2019 Senate meeting.
|Position||Senator||Description of Role|
|Senate Chair||Netty Provost||
The Chair conducts monthly Professional Staff Senate meetings, sets the monthly meeting agenda with Executive Committee, plans an annual retreat with Executive Committee, presides over Senate activities, attends a number of different meetings with campus partners, acts as a liaison and point of contact between the Senate and other campus committees, offices, staff, students, faculty and University leadership.
|Senate Vice-Chair||Marge Jarry||
The Vice-Chair facilitates meetings in the event of the Chair's absence. The Vice-Chair is a member of the Executive Committee that meets once a month to set the meeting agendas and discuss outstanding issues and serves on 1-2 additional committees and serves as the Senate treasurer.
The Co-Secretaries provide meeting notes and documentation for the Professional Staff Senate. Schedule Senate meetings, arrange meeting logistics (rooms, video conferencing, etc.), set monthly meeting agenda with other Executive Committee members, send out minutes and agenda to Senators each month, and assist in maintaining the Senate Google Drive.
Standing Senate Committees and Membership 2019-2020 Academic Year
Note that committee members will be determined at the Senate retreat in July 2019.
|Committee||Description||Committee Chair||Committee Members|
|Awards & Recognition||Responsible for working with previous winners and campus partners to execute the search for nominations, to manage the reference-checking process, perform the initial review of the nominees to prepare them for voting.||Judi Brewer||
|Communication & Elections||
Responsible for correspondence from the Senate to the Institution - fliers, recruitment, programs, website, etc. Responsible for managing new Senate elections each May.
|Employee Recognition Event||
Responsible for working with the Classified Staff Senate, Faculty Senate, HR and Office of the President to plan and execute the annual Employee Recognition Event in May.
Responsible for the Professional Staff Senate scholarships which are awarded each fall and spring semester. May also plan and orchestrate professional development events for Staff as sponsored by the Senate and our campus partners.
Standing Ad-Hoc Committees
Professional Staff Senators serve as members of a wide variety of campus committees as representatives of the Senate, to ensure that there is a Staff voice on these committees and to encourage the flow of information between these groups and Staff at the University.
Note that 2019-2020 Senate representatives for ad-hoc committees will be finalized at the Senate retreat in July 2019.
|Board of Visitors|
|Classified Staff Senate||Attend meetings of the Classified Staff Senate and serve as a liaison between the Classified Staff Senate and Professional Staff Senate.|
|Emergency Response Committee|
|Faculty Senate||Attend meetings of the Faculty Senate and serve as a liaison between the Faculty Senate and Professional Staff Senate. (Note meetings sometimes run long on this committee.)|
|Human Resources Liaison||Not a formal committee, but included recognizing the strong relationship between the Senate and HR which include monthly meetings and collaboration on special projects.|
|Intercultural and Diversity Advisory Council (IDAC)|
|Master Planning Committee|
Reviews and recommends policies and practices for the management of traffic, parking and transportation services. Its purpose is to guide the development of a systemic transportation plan that incorporates health and safety, green and alternative transportation solutions, cost-effectiveness, and fairness to students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
|President's Budget Advisory Committee|
Members of this committee attend weekly meetings of the Undergraduate Student Senate and serve as liaisons between the Undergraduate Student Senate and Professional Staff Senate.
|Web Advisory Committee|