January 7, 2010 Agenda

I.  Call to Order

2. Roll Call of Staff Senate

            a. Visitors

3.  Approval of Minutes – December 3, 2009

4.  Guest:  Donald Clark – Energy Conservation Taskforce – Recyclemaina!

5.  New Business

            a. Resignation of Lisa Langston.  This position will not be filled as we are over represented in the Support Professional area. 

            b. Approval for new staff organization “University Staff Ambassadors Alumni Association”

            c. Form a new Committee for research/proposal to Executive Committee with regard to a sick day pool.  Compare public institutions, only sick days considered (no vacation days). 

            d. Resolution from Staff Senate regarding “extra tuition funds” discussed in Town Hall Meetings.    Discuss on February 4. 

                        1. Add to base pay for employees who earn under $30,000, or    

                        2. No allocation, all money will go toward budget deficit. 

6.  Committee Reports

            By Laws Revision Committee – Cathy McFall

            Budget and Priorities – Konya Knackstedt

            Denim Days – Teresa Steele

            Executive Committee – Konya Knackstedt

            Public Affairs - Tabitha Haynes

            Public Relations – Konya Knackstedt

            Scholarship – Corbin Campbell

            Staff Activities – Dixie Williams

            Website Administration – Tabitha Haynes

            Other Committee Reports:

            Faculty Senate Representation – Tabitha Haynes and Teresa Steele

            Public Arts Committee – Marian Green        

            Smoke Free Campus Advisory Committee – Tabitha Haynes and Terry Plank

            Wyrick Commission – Teresa Steele


February 4 – President Nietzel will be present to discuss issues of concern.  Please bring your ideas/suggestions or email to Konya.

Friday, January 8 – Staff Awards Breakfast at 6:30am and 8:00am in PSU Ballroom


Next meeting:  February 4, 2010, PSU 313 at 1:30