Staff Senate Committees
The Fundraising Committee will be responsible for budgetary and financial matters, as well as reporting budget status and preparing a budget for the Executive Committee. This committee will also develop policies and procedures for committees of the Staff Senate in compliance with university and state policies, especially regarding fund raising events. This committee is also responsible to ensure that appropriate entities of the university are properly notified. The Fundraising Committee will provide information regarding common campus resources that may help alleviate certain budgetary constraints, and other general budgeting and/or information. The Chair of the fundraising committee will work closely with the President of Foundation and/or Director of Budget & Finance to ensure we remain within our legal boundaries. The committee will present recommendations and/or questions to the Executive Committee for consideration.
Campus Culture Committee
Chair: Crystal Woods
Members: Kendall Hageman, Joyce Ventimiglia
The Campus Culture Committee will provide recommendations to improve the culture on campus. The chair of this committee will work with NCSSM’s Campus Climate, Culture, and Diversity Committee. The committee will present recommendations and/or questions to the Executive Committee for consideration.
Chair: Justin Fleming
Members: Sandie Shoe, Alex Jackson
This committee would create, maintain, and manage the Staff Senate's website to ensure accurate and up-to-date information is available at all times. The Chair of this committee would work with the initiative created to improve communications at NCSSM, systemwide. The committee will present recommendations and/or questions to the Executive Committee for consideration.
Community Service Committee
Chair: Julia Fiore
The Community Service Committee will identify community service activities or initiatives on campus and in the surrounding community that are relevant to NCSSM staff and coordinate staff participation in these activities. The staff is encouraged to submit their service interests, needs, and ideas to the committee chairs throughout the year. The committee will present recommendations and/or questions to the Executive Committee for consideration.
Employee Recognition Committee
Chair: Kristin Harrison
The Employee Recognition Committee is responsible for programs designed to boost morale and/or recognize employees for outstanding accomplishments in the workplace. Representatives from this committee will also work with, or become a part of, any existing committees performing the same or similar functions on behalf of NCSSM. The committee will present recommendations and/or questions to the Executive Committee for consideration.
Chair: Crystal Woods
Members: Ellen Stone
The Governance Committee will confer with the Executive Committee through the appropriate legislative offices of the university about issues important to the mission of the Staff Senate and the university as a whole. This committee is designed to encourage participation of the members of the Staff Senate in the political process, to serve in an advocacy role for the betterment of the staff of NCSSM. The committee will present recommendations and/or questions to the Executive Committee for consideration.
The committee will serve as a resource for the Staff Senate on questions and concerns relating to the Bylaws and/or parliamentary procedures. The committee will review all Staff Senate constitutions, bylaws and procedures, when adopted and/or amended for conflict or inconsistency. The committee shall advise the Staff Senate of changes to the bylaws that may require action of the NCSSM Staff Senate to avoid conflict or inconsistency in Governance of the State. The committee will present recommendations and/or questions to the Executive Committee for consideration.
Health & Wellness Committee
Chair: Alex Jackson
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Members: Will Mack, Julia Fiore, Isaiah Stackleather
The Health and Wellness Committee provides educational information that encourages better health practices. Workshops, seminars, and special events focus on five areas: self-responsibility, nutritional awareness, physical fitness, stress management, and environmental sensitivity. This committee is directed to collaborate with campus wide initiatives associated with health and wellness. The committee will present recommendations and/or questions to the Executive Committee for consideration.
Workplace Improvement Committee
Chair: Joyce Ventimiglia
Members: Deann Cooke
The Workplace Improvement Committee will be responsible for gathering information regarding workplace improvement recommendations and/or questions that are not addressed by employee grievance policies and procedures. The committee will present recommendations and/or questions to the Executive Committee for consideration.
Professional Development Committee
Chair: Kendall Hageman
Members: Crystal Woods, Ellen Stone
The Professional Development Committee (PDC) is designed to provide support to SHRA and EHRA non-faculty for professional development needs to perform their jobs to attain the university’s mission, goals, priorities and employee needs as resources are available. This committee monitors the activity of the professional development funds as well as the application and awards process.
Professional development needs may include: assistance with books, academic assistance for activities that directly relate to development of key competencies, attending conferences and workshops. The Professional Development Committee shall be responsible for the development and implementation of educational opportunities that foster the following nine (9) professional core competencies:
1) Diversity and Inclusion
2) Ethics and Morals
3) Leadership Development
4) Mentoring, Advising and Service
5) Personal Development
6) Professional Best Practices
7) Professional Competencies and Development
8) Student Engagement and Service
9) Values, Integrity and Character
The professional core competencies are a set of operating values and guiding career philosophies that governs and defines the development of the whole employee. Each competency will be used to govern our internal motivations and conduct as we continue to work to better develop our operating processes and build stronger relationships with our internal and external constituents. All applications made to the PDC shall reflect one or more of the above core competencies.