UNIVERSITY STAFF SENATE
June 3, 2010
The regular meeting of the Staff Senate was called to order on June 3, 2010 at 9:02 a.m. in the Morris University Center International Room by Brian W. Lotz, President.
Present: Bartholomew, Downey, Dusenbery, Erb, Harris, Herbeck, Hicks, Lotz, Miller, Pulley, Schoenborn, Stunkel, Turley; Panel: Gaffney, McKaig, Nash
Excused: Fetters, Gorsage, Hamil, Candela
Approval of Minutes
May 6, 2010: The minutes were approved as written.
SIUE Alternate Work Schedule Policy
Greg Herbeck, Chair of the Policy Review Committee brought the Draft 3/17/10 of the policy from Human Resources forward for approval with a motion to accept the proposal. There was a discussion. The motion was approved. A cover letter/Memo will be sent along with the policy as a matter of procedure.
1. Lillian Kathleen was born to Michael Hamil and wife on May 29, 2010.
2. Resignation of Vicki Kremer was read by Brian Lotz. A copy of the resignation will be filed with the minutes.
3. SUAA Chapter meeting June 14, 12:30-2:00, Abbott Auditorium, Lovejoy Library, Linda Brookhart speaker
4. Council of Council Thank you certificates and a plaque to Michael W. Pulley, Chair of 2009 Council of Councils and Ice Cream Cabaret Thank you certificates were presented by Brian Lotz to members present.
Personnel: No Report.
SURS: No Report.
SUCSAC: No Report.
Negotiated and Prevailing:
Jeff Hicks reported that the issues are ongoing.
Todd Bartholomew reported that New York won a lawsuit against the furlough issue. They found that furloughs in regards to labor union contracts are unconstitutional.
Satellite Campus Reports
E. St. Louis
William Dusenbery reported that the Charter High School is going through a major reworking. Pat Harrison retired after 35 years. Sandra Fields, Assistant Director is the Interim Director. Dr. Venessa Brown will be overseeing the changes at East St. Louis Campus. Head Start will sometime in the next year be getting their tri-annual review.
Public Relations Committee
The Panels each need to make appointments and one Senate at large volunteer to the Public Relations Committee and forward names to William Dusenbery, Chair.
Policy Review Committee
Greg Herbeck reported meeting with Human Resources Director Sherrie Senkfor, last week. The Inclement Weather Policy is in Committee, now. Will people be informed when the policies go online? Brian will find out how the revised final policies will be shared to all employees and report back to the Senate.
Jesse B. Harris informed the Senate
Jesse B. Harris, Jr. conservatively recommended that $1,000 is available for the Fall Staff Senate Scholarship. Gail Erb made a motion that $1,000 will be available for the 2010 Fall Scholarship. Catherine Miller seconded. The motion was approved. Melanie Schoenborn will get the calendar together.
Jesse B. Harris reported approximately $1,800 in BBQ receipts at the door. Jesse will give the Final report at next meeting. Jesse briefly went over some fundraising ideas in addition to the Ice Cream Cabaret such as the wine tasting at the Foundations which is still in the planning stages, telethon, another table at the Craft Fair and possibly an off campus event in Red Bud that Jesse and Bill will present to the Executive Board sometime in the future.
Parking & Traffic
William Dusenbery reported that with the lots being resurfaced to be aware of the schedule. Hang Tags will cost more next year.
Jesse B. Harris, Jr. thanked William Dusenbery and the Parking & Traffic Committee for staff parking spaces closer to the Student Success Center.
William Dusenbery motioned to adjourn. The meeting was adjourned at 10:08.
Approved as written on July 1, 2010 by the Staff Senate