November 2012

Staff Advisory Council Minutes

Thursday, November 8, 2012 1:00 p.m.

LaFortune Student Center


Present:               Patty Smith, Joe Negri, Char-anna Koblick, Kathy Seymour, La Minda Wilson, Alan Seidler,  Melanie Brewer, Marie Revak,  Tami Springer, Carloyn Brooks, Janice Tabb, Jean Rinehart, Jody Klontz, Jan Solkey, Kathy Troth, Fred Sonneborn, Amanda Huerta

Excused:              Michele Tharp, James Stevens, Kim Miller, Kameron Riddle

I.                Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 1:04 p.m. by Patty Smith.  It was announced that Sandy Sarber has resigned her position on SAC.  Amanda Huerta and Kameron Riddle were introduced as new members.


October minutes were reviewed –Kathy Troth made a motion to approve  with a second by LaMinda Wilson.

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

Benefits Committee
The committee reviewed two insurance appeals.  One was approved and one was denied.

Parking Appeals
Nothing to report

Ad Hoc Parking  
Nothing to report

Promotions Committee
The committee is working on the concept of a book drive.  They have spoken to the Robinson Center about partnering on this project.  Other community agencies are also being considered.

The Harvest House food drive is coming up in January.  SAC is a partner on this campus wide food drive.

Elections Committee
The committee needs another member.  Char Koblick volunteered to serve.  The election process will begin in December with nomination forms being sent out. 

Webpage Committee

There is now an updated list of SAC members on the site.


Nothing to report.

Compassion Fund
There is one request pending. 


III.           New Business

                St Michael’s Laundry raised $500 for United Way and is also holding a raffle.  Prizes will be on

display at the Laundry being 12/10-12/14.  Auxiliary Operations raised $700 for United Way.

SAC members  encourage employees to give if they are able.


A question was raised regarding tuition benefit for children that attend 2 year institutions.  The question will be raised to Denise Murphy.

There was a discussion and clarification on the rest and meal period policy.

IV.          Additional Business


                The closing of the Morris Inn and re-deployment of employees is going well.


                The plan for the December meeting is to have some social time with refreshments.


V.            Motion to adjourn at 1:50 p.m.  1st- Tami Springer  and a 2nd by Jan Solkey