The Staff Senate met on Wednesday, September 19, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in Reynolds 205. Senators in attendance were Brad Stout, Deana Taylor, Sarah Adcox, Britta Clark, Alta Malone, Jodie Westfall, Jonathan Gray, Jake Dunham, Melody Mayo, Julia Nipper, Laura Wilkerson, Victor Moore, Michael Westbrook
Proxys: Jodie proxy in absence of Daniel Grimmett, Deana in absence of Mary Bradshaw
Start time: 2:02 p.m.
Approval of Minutes
July 15, 2015 Minutes. Motion was made by Michael Westbrook to approve minutes, second made by Jake Dunham.
*Deana Taylor noted that she was left off of attendance for 7/15/15 minutes, correction made. Motion carried.
Austin Crank is no longer a full time employee of SAU. Victor Moore is his replacement for Staff Senate.
Staff Senate President Committee Appointments-List will be provided online
Comment Card feedback-Shared feedback, brought forth ideas to address the issues
Mission Statement review-Jake, Jodie, Julia, and Laura will review mission statement and bring changes by next Senate meeting
Vice President Topics- Still waiting on data from staff survey. Asking Vice Presidents to bring updates to share with Staff Senate in the upcoming months.
Charitable fund-received thank you notes from Dr. Berry & Jeanie Bismarck on behalf of the SAU Foundation for our contribution to the Mary Anna King Whitehead fund ($2,323.47).
Staff Senate Board Meeting with Dr. Berry-Shared enrollment stats, upcoming review of mission statement with staff senate & faculty senate.
Making Magnolia Blossom-2nd Saturday project (June & July-Boys and Girls Club, August (none), September-CCAPS, November 14th-CCAPS 9:00-12:00. Next Big Splash Saturday (October 24th-Jackson Street)
New Hires- Graduate studies (Lauren Dodson, Administrative Specialist), Admissions (Dillon Fogle-Admissions Counselor), Registrar (Sandra Walker-Registrar)((Christine Pachecho-Assistant Registrar), Advising (Sarah Madelyn Jones-Advisor/Transfer Recruiter), Financial Aid (Bronwyn Sneed-Associate Director of Financial Aid).
The motion to adjourn was made by Laura Wilkerson with a second by Jodie Westfall. The next Staff Senate meeting will be Wednesday, October 21, 2015 in Reynolds 205.