May Minutes 2012

Staff Advisory Council Minutes

Thursday, May 17, 2012 1:00 p.m.

LaFortune Student Center


Present:               Joe Negri, Char-anna Koblick, Patty Smith, Kathy Seymour, La Minda Wilson, Alan Seidler,  Melanie Brewer, Michele Tharp, Marie Revak,  Tami Springer, Elisa Prodrasky,

                                Carloyn Brooks, Joe Wheeler

Excused:              Janice Tabb, Jean Rinehart, Jody Klontz, Sandy Sarber, Jan Solkey, James Stevens , Kathy Troth   

Unexcused:        Fred Sonneborn

I.                Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 1:03 p.m. by Patty Smith


April minutes were reviewed and approved –Joe Negri clarified information about signs. motion by Char-anna  Koblick  with a 2nd by Kathy Seymour

II.            Committee Updates and description of assignment for new members:

Benefits Committee
Nothing to report

Parking Appeals
One meeting was held; reviewed 10-12 appeals per meeting, two appeals were approved. Student worker from parking got a job. Addressed question about $50 parking ticket

Ad Hoc Parking  
Nothing to report

Promotions Committee
Relay for Life is April 27-28 was successful, would like to see more participation. 

Compassion Fund
Nothing to report.

Webpage Committee

Website was updated and new SAC members names were added. Worked on link from InSide ND because it was taking users to old page. What is SAC takes users to brochure.


Information packets were handed out. Update on waitlist for ECDC and facilities expansion.

Elections Committee
Nothing to report





III.           New Business

Doug Marsh visit was postponed due to the absence of 9 members from the meeting.


The Morris Inn renovation was discussed. There is a sample room set up in Warehouse Services area. Possibility of seeing the sample room was discussed.


Question was raised about the disposal of medications found by the custodial staff, when they are doing dorm clean up. Question was asked about the University providing a place to dispose of medications. Patty Smith is going to discuss with Denise Murphy.


Introduction of new SAC member Carolyn Brooks by Patty Smith.


Brief discussion about the employees in Arts & Letters and the inaccurate information that is being circulated regarding the number of employees who are impacted.



IV.          Additional Business

Concern raised about an employee who is having problems with Medco. Sharon Hawkins to follow up with Denise Murphy.

June/ July meeting will be held in ECK Law Building, Room 2171


V.            Adjournment
Motion to adjourn at 2:10 p.m.  From La Minda Wilson and a 2nd by Marie Revak