call:Absent – Karleen
Adams, Roseann Kendall, Kathy Hill, Sue Payton
representing Mark Weiss
President Announcements and comments:Martha announced that Ann Barton-Brown has been appointed as a
staff representative to the self study steering committee.She added Staff Development funds and
the food bank to the agenda under old business.Two items were added to new
business:1. Review of drug free
schools & Communities policy and 2.Roy E. Lieuallen.She also reported on her monthly meeting
with President Conn.
minutes were reviewed and approved as written.
supplied the senate with the action plan addressing the findings and
recommendations of the Task Force regarding sexual harassment and
Weiss chairs the committee.Staff
senate has been asked to give further consideration of existing policies
for possible modification and refinement during the 05-06 academic year.
Guide -Martha has been in touch
with Cheryl Gaston who has agreed to coordinate the production and
implementation of the Resource guide
– The bylaws and changes by the committee were discussed.Ann Barton-Brown moved to carry through
with the bylaws as changed.Teresa Bybee seconded.The changes will move forward to President Conn
Statement - After discussion, Staff Senate felt at
this time that there is no need for an official mission statement.There was general consensus that the
Purpose section of the Staff Senate By-Laws was very clear in explaining
the goals and mission of Staff Senate.
Development Funds – Senators looked at the recommendations put together by
Andrew, Martha & Karleen.Minor changes were made and Martha will
forward our recommendations to Judy Vanderburg
Bank - Lenore has been in touch with departments
willing to collect donations/food for the local food bank.No official announcement will be sent to
campus until fall.
– Requests for nominations have been sent to all areas.Once nominations are in, the formal
ballots will go out for voting.Newly elected members will attend the June meeting to be installed
into their positions.
Free Schools and Communities Policy – Gary Dukes is asking that we review
this policy.Senators have been
asked to review and give their comments/recommendations to Martha by
Tuesday, May 10th.
Roy Lieuallen -The Retirees Association has asked to possibly name a building
after Dr. Lieuallen.The Staff Senate has recommended that
the Administration building be re-named to the R. E. Lieuallen
will submit our recommendation to Gary Huxford.
Future Agenda items
of new officers – June meeting
There were no announcements.Our next meeting is Friday, June 3rd in Hamersly