December 2007

Staff Advisory Council 

Thursday, December 13, 2007

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
ND Room, LaFortune Center 


Present:            Mo Marnocha, Laura Gerber, Amie Davis, Laura Gerber, Patricia Smith, John Mackowicz, Marie Revak, Sharon Konopka, Frederick Sonneborn, Kathy Stopczynski, Janice Owens, Joe Wheeler, Kathy Troth, Barb Wadley


Excused:           Penny McIntire, Joy Schosker, Diana Singleton, Kevin Jones




HR Liaison:      John Whelan


  • Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 1:10 p.m. by Patty Smith.


  • Approval of November 8, 2007 Council Minutes

Sharon Konopka made a motion to approve the minutes and Kathy Troth seconded.


  • Committee Reviews

By-laws Committee

No news.


Parking Appeals

No news. 


Promotions Committee 

No news.



              No news.


Webpage Committee 

No news.


Compassion Fund

Kathy Stopczynski has removed herself as the SAC rep on the Compassion fund.  Marie Revak will take her place.




IV.         Additional Business


  • Laura Gerber
    • Lori Marsh introduced Laura Gerber as her replacement as the SAC rep in district 4.
  • Role of SAC in Communication
    • A discussion took place to identify ways that SAC could be even more effective with its role as a communication vehicle between the non-exempt staff and the university’s administration.  Options included more marketing, pushing the website more, town hall meetings by SAC district and possibly a newsletter.


V.          Adjournment

With no further topics to discuss, Kathy Stopczynski made a motion to adjourn at 2:30 p.m.  The motion was seconded by Mo Marnocha and passed.


Respectfully submitted,


Human Resources