Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Staff Assembly Meeting Minutes
GH108 (Attendance - approximately 116)
Tyler Johnston, Chair, called the meeting to
order and welcomed everyone.
- Chipotle - 100 free burritos
- Featured Department - Health Services and Counseling and
Consultation Services (CCS)
Breast Cancer Awareness - Carrie Maffeo and Dr.
Bailee Belcher handed out pamphlets and Breast Cancer Quick Facts.
They discussed the importance of breast cancer awareness and
informed the staff that the mammogram bus will be on campus in
Staff Development - No report.
Employment Affairs - Dana Ohren announced they
are working on a University Directory and 'How To' guide. They have
received several comments in the Suggestion Boxes which they will
send them to the appropriate person to handle. All comments will be
posted on the JH bulletin board.
Nominations & Elections - No report.
Activities & Socials - They have two new
members. They are working on ideas such as holiday tree decoration
contest, a spring sports spectacular, and the Relay for life.
Faculty Relations - Bob Marcus reported the CBA
students have been working on the marketing research preliminary
survey questions. They have been meeting with the students to put
together final questions. The survey will be through Survey Monkey
with a random sample of the staff. Email Bob with a 'Who's That'
Communications - Monica Strigari reported they
met on October 10 th and discussed duties and established roles.
They want to promote having more people to join the committee.
Strategic Plan Feedback Opportunities
- If you want Staff Assembly to submit your comments, submit to
us by Oct. 31
- If you want to submit your comments directly to Blackboard, do
so before Nov. 10
- Brief on 2 town meetings
- Comments on blackboard - staff most vocal with comments with a
range of things - put comments card in suggest box and will compile
them or email to staffassembly.edu. by Oct 31 and are due by us Nov
- It is okay to submit just an idea only with a paragraph to
Compensation Study Update - Jonathan Small and
Elaine Johnson gave an overview of the Compensation Study
completion. Some objectives are: develop a salary structure
competitive with the marketplace, develop compensation and
classification philosophy and strategy, collect and document
information about jobs. Implementation plan includes: Phase I all
employees below their new salary range minimum to the minimum
effective 6/1/07. Phase II, evaluate jobs not included in Phase I
and determine target salary. The next phase is to look at job
titles coinciding with job duties.
United Way - Levester Johnson and Deb Lecklider
thanked all staff members who have given already. They will send
out emails to those who have not given yet and those who want to
give can go on-line or go to HR to fill out the form. United Way
will match donations of first time givers of $52.
Brown Bag - The outcome of Oct 2nd Brown Bag
Luncheon will be updated at the next meeting.
One new staff member was introduced and welcomed to Butler.
The next Staff Assembly meeting will be on Wednesday, November
The meeting was adjourned at 2:59pm.
Cindi Holloway, Secretary/Treasurer