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. 

2015-16 Council and Committees

  • President - Marcia Avery
  • Past President - Jessica Kramer
  • President Elect - Erik Austin
  • Secretary - Christine Tyler
  • Treasurer - Shanon Ridenour

Representatives to Council

  • 2015-17 Lynette Campogiani
  • 2015-17 Vacant
  • 2016-18 Emilee Yormick
  • 2016-18 Katie Nussbaum


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: Bernie Picklo, Alan Hancock, Jim Pascarella and Lori Smith

Staff representative: 

Elections Committee secures an eligible slate of candidates each spring; initiates, publicizes, and conducts UPBSA elections; devises election guidelines. Members: Jackie Bosworth, Ryan Coll, Ann Morgan, Tim Sneeringer, and Jessica Kramer,.  

Staff representative

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: 

Staff representative:  

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: Nicole Stark, Tonya Ackley, Chris Turton, and Shelly Whitman.

Staff representative: 

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: Angie Wolfe, Melissa Stiles, Julie McGuire, and Liza Greville.

Staff representative