Staff Assembly Meeting Minutes

September 10, 2009
Blue Creek - SUB

Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 12:00 p.m. by Heather Erikson, Chair.

Approval of Minutes

Pam Claflin moved and Alex Harris seconded motion to approve the August 13th meeting minutes.

Introduction of New Employees

Rayelle Anderson – Development/Foundation – introduced
Katie Lien, Administrative Assistant, Development/NIC Foundation

Garry Stark - Facilities Operation – introduced
Rebecca Goodwin, Administrative Assistant, Parking Services

Vonnie Kerr – Trades & Industry – introduced
Vicki Peterson, Sr. Administrative Asst., Business & Professional Programs
Melanie Droesch, Sr. Administrative Asst., Law Enforcement

Sara Schmelzer – Admission – introduced
Heather Johnson, Recruiting Specialist, Admissions


Wade Larsen gave a brief overview of the Wellness Program.

The Wellness Program has elements that are defined to provide you with opportunities to learn more and achieve more as you work towards your wellness goals. To earn incentives for you and your dependents, you will need to complete the requirements outlined at: Deadline to complete these requirements is December 31, 2009

Committee Assignments

Nancy Edwards reported that the committee assignments are almost complete. There are a couple of spots that still need to be filled but that should be done in the next few days.


Heather Erikson reported on the Board of Trustees meeting. Wade Larsen shared the Employee Opinion Survey results with the Board and Eric Murray shared Fall enrollment numbers.

Erin Norvell reported on the upcoming Senate meeting. The Instructor Initiated Withdrawal Policy and Procedure will be on the September agenda.

Good of the Order:

Heather Erikson announced that Wade Larsen and Dr. Bell would be sharing the Employee Opinion Survey results on Monday, September 14 at 1:30.

Derinda Moerer announced that there will be a Music Department Recital on September 24 at noon in Boswell Hall.


Adjourned at 12:50 pm. The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 8 at 3:00 p.m. in Workforce Training Center.