Council and Committees

  • Communication  If there is an issue, concern or good news that you would like to have Staff Association address or pass on, please contact a representative to council, a member of the appropriate committee, or any member of Staff Association Council.  We would also appreciate your ideas regarding community projects, special events and guest speakers. 

    2017-18 Council 

    • President - Erik Austin
    • Past President - Marcia Avey
    • President Elect - Lynette Campogiani
    • Secretary - Christina Graham
    • Treasurer - Nate Whitehurst

    Representatives to Council

    • 2016-18 Emilee Yormick
    • 2016-18 Katie Nussbaum
    • 2017-19 Jenna Swanson 
    • 2017-19 Melissa Odorisio

    2017-18 Committees

    Communications Committee: assists with getting information out to all staff members regarding events and information of general interest; with Council approval, may prepare and submit articles to the SAC newsletter; appoints a member, or serves collectively as historian. Members: Jim Pascarella, Kimberly Weinberg, Ashley Young, and Laurie Dufford

    Staff representative: Katie Nussbaum

    Elections Committee: secures an eligible slate of candidates each spring; initiates, publicizes, and conducts UPBSA elections; devises election guidelines. Members: Cathy Reiley, Ryan Coll, Lindsay Retchless, and Tim Sneeringer.

    Staff representative: Lynette Campogiani

    Events Committee: promotes goodwill among staff, faculty, and students via college-wide events. This committee also oversees an August program for new staff members. Some of our events include the golf outing, bowling, ice skating, and Panther Pride Days. Members: Stacey Colosimo, Melissa Stiles, Fran Stewart, and Jessica Kramer.

    Staff representative:  Jenna Swanson

    Staff Welfare Committee: promotes health, safety, and security for all members of the College community; identifies needs and make recommendations regarding the University's Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Non-Discrimination, and Anti-Harassment Policy guidelines; support staff members throughout the staff grievance procedure, providing guidance to ensure that due process is provided to all staff. This committee also sponsors a variety of wellness programs. Members: Brenda Brandon, Kimberly Rublee, Emily Parana, and Angie Wolfe.

    Staff representative: Emilee Yormick

    Professional Development Committee The duties of the Professional Development Committee shall be to promote the staff development of all members of the University community. The committee will meet with the Director of Human Resources to ensure that staff has adequate training resources. Members: Holly Spittler, Christine Tyler, and Shawn Llewellyn.

    Staff representative: Melissa Odorisio