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Function: The Executive Committee shall direct Staff Senate discussions of all matters duly brought before it, assist in implementation of legislation adopted by the Staff Senate, and report any action taken in response to Staff Senate decisions. The Executive Committee will invite speakers to address the Staff Senate on issues relating to the staff. The Executive Committee shall oversee all budgetary matters for the Staff Senate. Periodically, this committee will communicate with the staff regarding the status of the budget and shall attempt to establish a consensus on funding needs and priorities of the staff. The Executive Committee shall also meet with the Vice President for Business Affairs and the University President on a regular basis.
Membership: The Executive Committee consists of the Staff Senate Officers (Chair, Chair-Elect, Past Chair, Archivist, Treasurer, Secretary, and Parliamentarian).
Function: The Committee on Committees shall solicit volunteers/identify members to appoint to Staff Senate committees and to University committees subject to approval of the Staff Senate. The Committee on Committees shall develop a transparent and inclusionary but efficient process for staff members to be selected to Staff Senate committees and University committees and councils and shall ensure diversity and equal representation of Exempt/Non-Exempt staff across the institution.
Membership: The Committee on Committees will consist of seven members: the Past Chair and at least six other members appointed by volunteer or the Committee on Committees.
Function: The Nominating and Recognition Committee will organize and administer all Staff Senate officer and Senator elections and will be responsible for ensuring the fairness of elections and representation from both Exempt and Non-Exempt categories of staff across the institution. The Nominating and Recognition Committee will also oversee the nomination and selection process for the annual Staff Senate Outstanding Service Awards, monthly staff awards, and any other staff recognition efforts 5 conducted by the Staff Senate.
Membership: The Nominating and Recognition Committee will consist of at least seven members appointed by the Committee on Committees.
Function: The University Affairs Committee is responsible for matters which directly affect the well-being of staff at the institution including but not limited to salary, insurance, professional development, and travel for University-related business. The committee shall review current and proposed benefit changes and personnel policies and make recommendations for proposed changes as they affect staff employees. The University Affairs Committee shall serve as a conduit for staff to bring any concerns or complaints to the Staff Senate and have them addressed. The committee will also work to establish effective communication between staff and the student body, specifically through the Student Government Association, and between staff and faculty, specifically through the Faculty Senate.
Membership: The University Affairs Committee will consist of at least seven members appointed by the Committee on Committees.