July 2010

                                                                               Staff Advisory Council Minutes

Thursday, July 8, 2010  1:00 p.m.

LaFortune Student Center


Present:          Tami Springer, Roxie Litteral, Diana Singleton, Barb Wadley,  Marie Revak, Patty Smith, Peggy Lant, Joe Negri, Sandy Sarber, Bill Peck, Kathy Seymour

Excused:         Joe Wheeler, Jody Klontz, Shari Herman, Kathy Troth, Adele Almaguer

Unexcused:     Penny McIntire, Fred Sonneborn, Char-anna Koblick

HR Liaison:   Lori Maurer


I.Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 1:00 p.m. by Patty Smith


Approval of June 2010 Council Minutes

Minutes were approved - motion by Diana Singleton and 2nd by Barb Wadley


II.Committee Updates


Elections Committee

Nothing to report


Benefits Committee

There was a meeting on June 28 to discuss the 2011 benefits.  There will be 2-3 meetings in August to review the impact of Health Care Reform on ND benefits.


By-laws Committee

Nothing to report


Parking Appeals/Parking

There was no meeting this month.


Promotions Committee

50 squares were signed for Operation Quiet Comfort at a table in LaFortune in June.  Squares will be sent to SAC representatives in order to get more signed. 



There was a meeting on June 22.  The committee is working on a web site.


Webpage Committee  

            No news


Compassion Fund

No news


III.Old Business

The football ticket payment for employees continued to be discussed.  Josh Berlo, Assistant Athletic Director, will be contacted to invite him to a SAC meeting.


IV.New Business

A question was raised about why the Huddle Burger King was no longer serving breakfast.  This will be raised with Food Services.


SAC discussed the speed of vehicles on the road in front of Stepan Center.  Doug Marsh will be contacted about the feasibility of installing a speed bump.


A question was raised regarding notification of merit increase lump sum amounts for those employees who are above the maximum of their market reference range.  HR will be contacted to review the situation.



Joe Negri made a motion to adjourn at 2:30 p.m.  The motion was seconded by Kathy Seymour.