Monthly Meeting - 04/15/2008


4/15/08 - 10:00 A.M. - LIBRARY CONFERENCE ROOM #230

Attending: Angie Clark, Lesley Deal, Charlotte Dubois, Angela Farnsley, Regina McCarty, Michael McNeal (guest), Connie Schnieders, Loretta Seals, Lisa Stark, Cynthia Stevenson, Leslie Turner, Darlene Young (guest), Alice Watson, Kim Wells, Mary Ann Wild

Excused Absence: Mary Ann Braden, Kim Draughn, Cari Edwards, Diane Fuchs, Diana Holman, Ethel King, Debra Voyles

Unexcused Absence: None

Vice President Regina McCarty opened the meeting by introducing Michael McNeal of the University Police to speak to the council regarding parking regulations and towing procedures. The Appeals Committee will consist of three students chosen by the SGA, one faculty member chosen by the Faculty Senate and one staff member chosen by the Staff Council. The person chosen to represent Staff Council on the Appeals Committee will be responsible to meet with the committee to create a schedule for hearing appeals. The first meeting to consider appeals will be in July. Connie Schnieders volunteered to be the Staff Council member of the Appeals Committee. Thanks to Connie for volunteering. Michael answered various questions and offered printed copies of the towing procedures and the parking regulations.

Treasurer Mary Ann Wild presented the treasurer's report. See detail below.


Treasurer's Report


Period Ending: 2/29/08


Regular Checking Account

Beginning Balance:

Relay for Life - $50.00 donation

Regina McCarty - Spring Treat Bags - $159.74

Ending Balance








Regular Savings Account

Beginning Balance:

Dividend: $.67

Ending Balance







Honorarium Account

Beginning Balance:

Dividend: $.24

Ending Balance








Beginning Balance:

Dividend: $2.32

Ending Balance:











A Thank You card was received from Kim Draughn. A letter of thanks was received from the American Cancer Association for our donation to the Relay for Life Program.


Illness/Funeral/Condolence Policy Committee - Alice Watson

The policy, drawn up by the committee, was distributed. Alice asked if there were questions or suggestions. A motion was made and seconded to accept the policy as submitted. The motion carried unanimously.


Gift Certificate Give-Away - Lesley Deal

The Gift Certificate Give Away discussion was tabled until the next meeting when Ethel King can be present to report on efforts to secure gift certificates from the Food Service.


"Pennies from Heaven" - Lesley Deal

Hosparus/Hospice sent a letter announcing the "Pennies from Heaven" Round Up for this year. Would Staff Council Members like to participate? Receptacles could be placed on counters or desks to collect pennies which would be taken to the Round Up on May 14th. There would be no direct cost for the Staff Council. A motion was made and seconded for Staff Council to participate as a group. The motion passed unanimously. If you wish to participate and need a jar/basket for collection, please contact Lesley Deal.

Relay for Life - Leslie Turner

Relay for Life is June 6th and 7th. Come out and walk if you can at Scribner Junior High School. The event begins at 5:00 p.m. Leslie distributed forms and envelopes to all those wishing to participate. Contact Trudy Walter or Veneda Keithley for more information. A car wash will be held May 31st from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at Sam's Club on Veteran's Parkway to benefit Relay for Life.

Ogle Center Request

Diana Holman sent an email noting an opportunity for contributing to the program which provides free plays for children at the Ogle Center. She asked if we would consider donating $100 for this cause. Discussion followed. The consensus of the Staff Council is that we will form a committee to create guidelines for contributions. The Ogle Center request will be tabled until the policy is completed. Cynthia Stevenson, Leslie Turner and Lisa Stark volunteered for the committee to formulate a policy. When the guidelines are completed, all pending requests for contributions will be considered.


Angie Clark noted that April 16th is Campus Beautification Day. She urged everyone to put on your old clothes and help plant flowers. April 17th is the alternate day in case of bad weather on the 16th.

With no further business, the meeting adjourned at 11:05 a.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Lesley Deal, Secretary

NEXT STAFF COUNCIL MEETING: May 20, 2008, 10:00 a.m., Library Building -

Room 230.

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