September 2006

Staff Advisory Council Minutes 

Thursday, September 14th, 2006

1:00-3:00 p.m., Notre Dame Room, LaFortune                                                                                                                                    
Present: Maureen Marnocha, Lori Marsh, Penny McIntire, Jennifer Ihns, Christy Miller, Bobbi McMahon, Joy Schosker, John Mackowicz, Patricia Smith, Frederick Sonneborn, Diana Singleton, Kathy Stopczynski, Kevin Jones, Michael Huffer, Peggy Van Kirk, Paul Hendershott, Maryellen Fetherolf, George Young, Kathy Troth
Excused:  Sheila Breining    
Unexcused: Sharon Konopka
Visitors: None
HR Liaisons: John Whelan
I. Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at 1:00 p.m. by Kathy Stopczynski.
II. Approval of the August 10th, 2006 Council Minutes 
With noted changes, Maureen Marnocha made a motion to approve and Joy Schosker (second).
III. Committee Reports
Parking Appeals Committee
Kevin Jones has been added to the Committee, but no meetings have been scheduled yet.
Promotions Committee
The members of SAC are supportive of a SAC team for the Relay for Life.  The event will be held October 27th.
Website Committee
No updates.
Benefits Committee
The committee met once this summer.  On August 9th, they met with three dental vendors to understand their programs. 
Childcare Committee
A survey will be sent out to staff and faculty looking for feedback about ECDC and the general availability of childcare.  Please contact Patricia Smith if there are any questions that are recommended to be added.
Redistricting Committee
Joy Schosker, Mary Ellen Fetherolf and Patricia Smith will work together on the Redistricting project.  Any changes need to be in by January for the elections.
IV. Additional Business
Christy Miller filling in for Kathy Stopczynski for 6-8 weeks:
Christy will be leading SAC in Kathy Stopczynski’s absence for the next 6 to 8 weeks.  The remaining SAC meetings in 2006 will be held in room 234 Grace Hall
Letter to Security regarding parking:
There will be a letter drafted and sent to the Architect’s office and Security to raise a concern about the inability to cross Holy Cross drive now that the traffic signal at Juniper and Holy Cross has been disabled.
V. Adjournment
With no further topics to discuss, Diana Singleton made a motion to adjourn.  The motion was seconded by Mike Huffer and passed.  The meeting adjourned at 3:00 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Human Resources