Staff Assembly Executive CouncilMinutes
December 12, 2003
Members Present:Bill Kostelec, Krystal Burns, Lisa Meyer, Marcia Bertholf, KimGieber, Mike Casey, Stacey Chatman, Linda Sue McClure, Angela Ruff,Kathy Sherrick.
Called to order at 12:05 p.m. by President Marcia Bertholf
Minutes: Change made to readâ€œMarcia has re-worked the staff survey.â€ Minutes approved aschanged.
Daycare SubcommitteeUpdate: Krystal presented the dialogue results of the initial meeting â€“goals and possible scenarios. One was a grant funded operation andmembers were investigating collaborations with SIRTI, St. Annâ€™sProject, and other daycares. The possibility of subsidized daycareis still an option but first a survey that will inquire about childcare needs will be created and sent out to all GU faculty, staffand students in order to focus the project.
The Team Subcommittee: Marshaand Lisa presented the outcome of the initial meeting whichincluded Community Outreach members. The concept is to expand G-Bayinto an online version similar in scope to the classified sectionof the newspaper. Anne Thomas will be involved with this; GregFrancis will assist with an online forum for GU employees. Thepurpose of this project is to be pro-active as a campus communityand promote and strengthen the sense of community for which GU isknown.
Building Blocks: Marcia reported that John Caputo did a great job at thecommunication event with good responses from attendees. Moreadvance notice was needed to GU employees to ensure a greaterturnout.
Heads Up: Thefirst meeting is December 11th in the Foley smallconference center. February is the anticipated date of next HeadsUp.
CompensationCommittee: Angelapresented a draft statement to be presented to the UBC-A Statementon Compensation Fairness. Discussion ensued regarding specificssuch as terminology, re-definitions of goals; draft needs approvalof entire SAEC before our name is attached. Tim Clancy to presentfinal product to Faculty Assembly for participation as a jointventure. Second handout was presented as a summarization of issuesof concern regarding the Academic Budget Committee andSAEC/Compensation Committee role. Question, answer, anddialogue session followed.
Meeting adjourned at 1:20 p.m.
Scheduling of futuremeetings
Next meeting to be determined due to holiday schedule.
By virtue of the bylaws,all Staff Assembly meetings are open unless otherwise designated bythe Executive Council. Everyone is welcome to attend.