May 2010

                                                                               Staff Advisory Council Minutes

Thursday, May 13, 2010  1:00 p.m.

LaFortune Student Center


Present:          Tami Springer, Roxie Litteral, Diana Singleton, Kathy Troth, Char-anna Koblick, Barb Wadley, Jody Klontz, Marie Revak, Patty Smith, Fred Sonneborn, Peggy Lant, Bill Peck, Kathy Seymour, Shari Herman, Joe Wheeler, Joe Negri

Excused:          Sandy Sarber

Unexcused:     Penny McIntire, Adele Almaguer


HR Liaison:   Lori Maurer


I.Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 1:05 p.m. by Patty Smith


Approval of April 2010 Council Minutes

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


II.Committee Updates


Elections Committee

Nothing to report


Benefits Committee

Some members of SAC were invited by Denise Murphy, HR, to hear about a new benefit to employees called Health Advocacy.  There will be a communication rollout to campus in June explaining this to employees.


By-laws Committee

Nothing to report


Parking Appeals/Parking

The committee had an end of academic year lunch and will meet once in the summer.


Fee Based Parking Committee

The committee work is complete and they are not recommending a change to the current parking situation. 


Promotions Committee

There was an update on the Operation Quiet Comfort jean drive.  The cutting of the jeans is 90% complete.  The jean squares will be ready to be signed by employees at the June 7 staff picnic.  A table will be set up and staffed by SAC members.



No News


Webpage Committee

No News


Compassion Fund

No new requests have come through since the funds are exhausted until the next United Way drive.


III.Old Business

SAC members discussed the Town Hall meetings and ND Renew information.  Lori Maurer answered a few questions to clarify the new Compensation structure. 


IV.New Business

SAC discussed the tardy policy and the varied enforcement of it on campus.  Employees are encouraged to communicate with their supervisor first and consult with their HR Business Partner is assistance is needed.


The football ticket payment for employees was discussed.  Josh Berlo, Assistant Athletics Director, will be contacted to inquire if different payment options can be considered.



Jody Klontz made a motion to adjourn at 2:40 p.m.  The motion was seconded by Char-anna Koblick.