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. 

2013-14 Council and Committees

  • President -  Tonya Ackley
  • President Elect- Patrick Daniel
  • Past President - Carma Horner
  • Secretary - Sharie Radzavich
  • Treasurer - Brenda Brandon

Representatives to Council

  • 2012-14     Bob Dilks
  • 2012-14     Cindy Nowacki 
  • 2013-15     Ann Robinson
  • 2013-15     Randy Stiles 

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. We are considering a monthly or quarterly newsletter.  Members: Jim Pascarella, Jessica Kramer, and Holly Spittler staff representative: Cindy Nowacki.

Elections Committee secures an eligible slate of candidates each spring; initiates, publicizes, and conducts UPBSA elections; devises election guidelines. Members: Past president & chair Carma Horner,  Lynette Gerner, Emily Parana, Cathy Reiley, and Hillary Stitt. staff representative Carma Horner.

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, Panther Pride Days, Elf Fund Participation, and the Women of Promise. Members: Alan Hancock, Kim Rublee, Sierra Hairston, and Jessica Taylor. staff representative  Ann Robinson.

Staff Welfare Committee promotes health, safety, and security for all members of the College community; identify needs and make recommendations; support staff through grievance procedures. This committee also promotes the Weight Race and community involvement. Members: Jean Luciano, Lori Smith, Nicole Stark, and Melissa Stiles staff representative Bob Dilks.

Professional Development Committee The duties of the Professional Development Committee shall be to promote the staff development of all members of the University community. And meeteet with the Director of Human Resources to ensure that staff has adequate training resources. Members:   staff representative Randy Stiles