Staff Assembly Minutes

September 10, 2015
MHS 113

Call to Order: 2:30 pm

New Employee Introductions:
-Rayelle Anderson, Development Director, introduced Taylor Fore, Coordinator - Alumni Relations & Development
-Sara Fladeland, Grants Development Manager, introduced Aasa Burlin,Grants Specialist – Development Department
Welcome!

Guest Speakers:
Rayelle Anderson – Development Director / Foundation Executive Director – NIC Foundation, Alumni Relations & Development Department; CTE Capital Campaign

 
Most people refer to them as the Foundation, but they are the Development Department. The Development Department encompasses three functions; North Idaho College Foundation, Grants Development and Alumni relations. Their
mission is to foster relationships with friends, donors, alumni, private foundations, corporations, and grant funding sources to secure additional support for North Idaho College.

Last fiscal year there were 567 donors, as well as 3,810 raffle ticket buyers. They were able to raise a total of $8.2 million dollars to support NIC students and programs. With the funds raised, $944,857 was awarded to 1,104 students for scholarships and nearly $500,000 was given to programs and campus services.

The Development Department goals for this fiscal are; Capital Campaign, scholarships for students, college-wide department and program needs, and any other college priorities that may arise.

 
Erin Norvell - Employment and Training Coordinator - Greenlight Training

The college offers several training opportunities. The steps to access and register for training are:
1.) Login to your MyNIC account.
2.) Under the bookmark section, located in the lower right hand corner, click Human Resources.
3.)Click on the NIC Edge tab located at the top of the page, or access NIC Edge by using the link under Employment Development.
4.) To register for training, part-time employees please email Erin at erin.norvell@nic.edu. Full-time employees will
register by logging into SilkRoad Learning.

Once you have registered, you will be automatically sent an Outlook appointment. There are many trainings
available for staff to take advantage of.

Reports:
President Joe DunlapPC Update
President’s Cabinet consists of Rayelle Anderson, Mark Browning, Lita Burns, Chris Martin, Laura
Hill, Ken Wardinsky, Graydon Stanley, and Al Williams. They meet once a week
and address issues that impact the college such as policies, procedures, decisions, and allocations of resources and.
PC had a retreat to develop a masterplan of what the college would look like five to ten years from now. There
will be three brand new buildings; the Career and Technical Education Center, the Student Wellness and Recreation Center, and a joint use facility. Included will be an educational masterplan that will include Institutional Optimization,
a financial plan, an IT portion that includes equipment replacement and rotation, and a communication and marketing plan. Hoping to have a draft together by November.

Josh GittelSenate Report
The RIF policy will be going to Senate for the first reading next week. An alternate work schedule and inspection of records policy and producer will also go to Senate.

Jessica GranthamBoard Report
Celebrating Success with Area Agency on Aging, provided great resources for the elderly. A new program is coming from the state board of education. They will be sending letters to all graduating seniors on behalf of all eight Idaho Colleges, granting them admission to all the schools the qualify for.

All board meetings can be viewed online from the NIC/Board website. Try to attend one board meeting this year, more staff support is needed.

Information/Updates:
Colleen Hoffman: Race for the Cure September 20, 2015
Presented the new t-shirt developed by the Graphic Design Program. This is the 6th year NIC has had a team. Last year the NIC team, Cardinals Against Cancer, won an award for the largest team. You can sign up for the race as you leave.

Stacy HudsonI’m in!
New shirts have been ordered, so if you didn’t receive a shirt or get the size you need, contact Stacy. If you want some NIC gear and can’t find what you need at the bookstore, you can order customized gear through communications and marketing. If you have an interest, please email Stacy at Stacy.Hudson@nic.edu. Communications and marketing encourages employees to utilize the Sterling Silver award process to recognize staff/faculty who are “In”. They are also implementing a recognition award for students. The first recipient will be awarded at the September board meeting.

Jessica Grantham-Committee Assignments
Watch for an email about committees that have openings.

Shout-Outs:
To: Nashea Noble and Tiana Allen From: Aerospace
Your efforts in the admissions process directly contributed to the successful start of our Aviation Maintenance program this year. Thanks for all the help!

To: Annette Moore and the entire HR Dept. From: Anonymous
We should always recognize the people that make sure we get a paycheck! This first payroll of the school year was pretty crazy. To make things even more hectic, let’s throw in a holiday that decreases the payroll processing time from 3 days to 2.This team powered through like the champs that they are and did so with a smile. Way to go team and thanks for helping me keep the lights on!

To: Dodi Rode and the SUB Crew From: Heather Erickson
The Student Union Building has never looked, smelled, or functioned better! Thank you for all your hard work and dedication making this building a place where our students can work, study and relax!

To: Al Ferris From: Barb Downey
Thanks for helping the nursing lab get all the bed stations to have compressed air and more recently
fixed the intravenous poles.

Good of the Order:
Andrea WoempnerHuman Resources Office
Health and Wellness Fair will be held October 6th from 10 am – 1 pm.  You can earn wellness
points for participating in the Day of Hope, Brain Williams Ride, and Cardinals Against Cancer.

Adjourned: 3:30 pm

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