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. 

    2018-19 Council 

    • President - Lynette Campogiani
    • Past President - Erik Austin
    • President Elect - Melissa Stiles
    • Secretary - Katie Nussbaum
    • Treasurer - Fran Stewart

    Representatives to Council

    • 2017-19 Jenna Swanson 
    • 2017-19 Melissa Odorisio
    • 2018-20 Kimberly Masone
    • 2018-20 Emilee Yormick

    Staff Representative (Community Liaison 2018-2020) – Ron Binder

    2018-19 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, Courtney Mealy, Chris Turton, and Laurie Dufford

    Staff representative: 

    Elections Committee: secures an eligible slate of candidates each spring; initiates, publicizes, and conducts UPBSA elections; devises election guidelines. Members: –  Brenda Brandon, Stacey Colosimo, Randy Stiles and Tim Sneeringer.

    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: Jaime Sweet-Taylor and Alexandra Pezzimenti.

    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:Nicole Stark, Sofia Brien, Carma Horner, and Ryan Coll

    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: Lindsay Retchless, Donna Douglas, Tricia Wilt, and Marcia Avey.

    Staff representative: Melissa Odorisio