Staff Assembly Meeting Minutes

August 13, 2009
Todd Hall, Molstead Library

Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at 2:00 p.m. by Heather Erikson, Chair.

Approval of Minutes
Sandra Jacquot moved and Alex Harris seconded motion to approve the June 11 meeting minutes.

Introduction of New Employees
Tom Lyons – eLearning and Outreach Department – introduced Rachel Wolbert, Instructional Media Designer.

Mike Slupczynski – introduced Dennis Noordam, Windows Server Administrator.

Sandra Jacquot – Business Office – introduced Jessica Grantham, Accountant; Robin McLeod, Accounts Payable Technician, Leslie Slinkard, Accounts Payable Technician.

Garry Stark – Facilities Operations – introduced Adam Mortenson, Facilities Technician

Peggy Schnell – WFTC – introduced Beverly Hawker, Workforce and Community Education Coordinator

Jessica Johanson introduced herself as Recreation Sports Coordinator


Staff Assembly Goals

Staff Executive Committee had put together tentative goals for 2009/2010. Heather presented the goals at the meeting and attendees agreed with the goals. We will post them on the Staff Assembly webpage.

Committee Assignments
The announcement for committee assignments should be coming out the week of August 17.

Meeting Time Change
In an effort to increase meeting attendance, the Executive Committee suggested moving the 3:00 meetings to 2:00. The attendees seemed to agree with the change.

Ideas for Staff Assembly Meeting Topics

  • Wellness Program 
  • Information on the Portal
  • Compensation/Benefit Issues
  • Enrollment – Growth – Response
  • Dr. Bell
  • Seiter Remodel
  • Parking
  • Master Plan
  • Purchasing Procedures

Reports: None

Good of the Order:

Asked for feedback on the Staff Assembly Picnic…what could we do better, different, etc.
o Need Bottled Water Next Year
o Liked Tables on the Stage
o Liked Staff Assembly Officer Introductions
o Liked Giveaways

Adjourned at 2:54 p.m. The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 10 at noon in SUB.