July 9, 2015

Staff Advisory Council Minutes 

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Notre Dame Room, LaFortune Student Center


Tami Springer, Jan Solkey, Amanda Huerta, Tricia Dalenberg, Evelyn Mitchell, Michael Mueller, Lori Haselrick, Susan Monroe, Valerie Schroeder, Char-Anna Kobick, Julie Logue, Shebra Guidry, Robyn Karkiewicz, Kim Miller, and Joe Reimers. 


 Bobbi McMahon, Nancy Cole, and Alissa Hochstelar.


Ted Gray, HR Consultant.    


Daniel Junkett, Julie DeSchane.

HR Liaison:

Sharon Hawkins

I.     Call to Order 

The meeting was called to order at 1:01 pm by Tami Springer.   
June minutes were reviewed– Char-Anna Kobick made a motion to approve with a second by Shebra Guidry. 

II.    Committee Updates 

Benefit Committee

Robyn Karkiewicz had nothing to report. 

Parking Appeals

Tricia Dalenberg nothing to report. 

Promotions Committee

Jan Solkey and Evelyn Mitchell discussed the promotion for the fall. The fundraiser will be with Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture, 1045 W. Washington Street, South Bend, IN 46601.  Promotions will have a letter requesting donations of area vendors for the gift baskets. The committee is working on a timeline for this fundraiser. The fundraiser will start at the end of October through beginning of November. More information will follow next  month. Susan Monroe will donate tickets to the Morris Performing Arts.

Website Committee

Amanda Huerta will be working on updating missing Minutes from last year. 


Kim Miller had nothing to report.

Interim Parking 

Joe Reimers reported that they have not met yet and will meet in early August. 

Compassion Fund 

Shebra Guildry reported 3 requests were made and does not know at this time if they were granted. 

III.    Old Business

Shirts not picked up were distributed at the meeting today by Sharon Hawkins.    

IV.    New Business 

There was a discussion about guest speakers for the rest of year. Possible guests include: Joanne Crehan from Human Resources about educational benefits, John Affleck Graves, Doug Marsh from Architecture, Risk Management, Student Mental Health, RAD training by Security, and OIT.

V.    Additional Business

There was a discussion about the issues and concerns of SAC representatives relating to new reserved paid parking spots for employees; also, about auditing classes at no charge, and educational benefits. 

VI.    Adjournment:

Motion to adjourn at 2:28 pm. 1st Robyn Karkiewicz. 2nd Evelyn Mitchell.