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Staff Senate Committees 2013-2014

Executive Committee

Executive - The steering committee of the Staff Senate.

Standing Committees

Bylaws Committee - reviews, suggests, and proposes amendments to the Bylaws as well as maintains current committee descriptions on the Staff Senate Web site.

Election - rules on questions relating to qualifications of electors and members, nominates and receives nominations, presents a slate of nominees, and conducts the elections.

Legislative - provides Staff Senate with information regarding legislative activity, placing particular emphasis on issues affecting higher education and NDSU staff. The committee depends on feedback from the Staff Senate to propose and initiate a coordinated effort as a result of the given information.

Public Relations - 1) publicizes the activities of the Staff Senate internally and externally; 2) assists the Staff Senate in opening up channels of communication among braodbanded staff, and between broadbanded staff and administration; 3) develops ways to help broadbanded staff become more public relations minded by presenting a more positive and professional image to the university's various constituencies and, conversely, to develop guidelines on how the administration can assist in that effort; and 4) raises public awareness about the vital role performed by broadbanded staff in the success of the university.

Scholarship - administers the Broadbanded Staff Scholarship on an annual basis as outlined by the Classified Staff Scholarship Endowment (revised 9/23/93), by determining number and amount of scholarships based on available funds; by designing, updating, and disseminating application forms; and by selecting recipients.  the committee also administers discretionary Staff Senate scholarships when additional funds are made available.

Staff Development - identifies programs and activities that will provide personal and professional growth opportunities for university staff. In identifying programs, the committee will assess the needs and wants of staff through questionnaires and surveys.

Staff Recognition Committee - reviews the guidelines for and administers awards, including Campus Kudos. The committee also provides recognition to staff who are recipients of outside awards.

Valentine’s Ball Committee - meets with representatives from staff, faculty and Student Government to plan and implement the Valentine’s Ball, whose funds will subsequently be used for scholarship purposes.

Gunkelman Awards Committee - meets to select through campus nomination those persons qualified to receive an award.

Senate Coordinating Council

Senate Coordinating Council Representatives - The Staff Senate shall be represented on Senate Coordinating Council by three (3) Staff Senate representatives: the president, past president and vice president to ensure the continuity of information and expertise. These Staff Senate representatives shall have the full rights of senators in Senate Coordinating Council matters. The Staff Senate will nominate and vote annually for these representatives.  See NDSU Policy 714 for more details.

Senate Coordinating Council Committees

Campus Space and Facilities Committee - recommends policies for facilities.

Library Committee - formulates policy recommendations for the NDSU
Libraries relating to areas such as general operations, interlibrary loans,
borrowing privileges, periodicals, acquisitions, media, data bases, electronic,
and other services.

University Athletics Committee - two (2) Staff Senators serve to promote compliance with principles of conduct as defined by the NCAA and formulates policy recommendations regarding athletic guidelines. Stimulates interest in athletic events for the entire university community.

Equal Opportunity Hearing Panel - the selection of this panel shall be comprised of six (6) Staff Senate members, appointed by the Staff Senate President from a list of senators forwarded to the president or members of the Staff Senate Executive Committee, and in consultation with that same Committee, serving with six (6) appointed faculty members, and six (6) appointed students, acting in accordance with procedures and Policy 156.

Other Committees/Advisory Boards/Councils/Ad Hoc Committees

Arboretum Committee - 2 year term - charged with the task of combining and centralizing campus beautification efforts.

ND Council of State Employees (COSE) - 3 year term; one representative a
member of Staff Senate; 2 alternates can be any staff employee - strives to
enhance the morale, productivity, and image of state employees and to develop an appreciation of state agencies and programs among the people of the state.

North Dakota University System (NDUS) Staff Senate - 3 year term: (3 members of the NDSU Staff Senate at the time of election with one representative vote.  A member shall become an ex-officio senator of the NDSU Staff Senate with no voting privileges at the end of his/her third election term or if not re-elected to a new term):  serve the staff employees of the NDUS colleges and universities as a forum to consider matters, concepts and developing trends related to staff, promoting communication among the SBHE, the NDUS Chancellor and staff employees of the System's Institutions.

STAFF SENATE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

President

Kelly Bisek

231-7710

5/2014

President Elect

Wendy Clarin

231-7093

5/2014

Past President

La Donna De Geldere

231-7701

5/2014

Secretary

Laura Dallmann

231-7607

5/2015

Treasurer

Christina (Tina) Exner

231-8695

5/2014

Membership/Attendance

Jeanne Erickson

231-8380

5/2015

Communications

Mary Asheim

231-8417

5/2014

Member-at-large

Tim McCue

231-3221

5/2014

Member-at-large

Gennifer Baker

231-9907

5/2014

Member-at-large

Penny Hoesel

231-7310

5/2014

Ex Officio

Colette Erickson

231-8958

N/A

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BYLAWS COMMITTEE

Chair

Vince Anderson

231-9627

Adam Christiansen

231-7557

Deven Styczynski

231-6582

Laura Dallmann

231-7607

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ELECTION COMMITTEE

Chair

La Donna De Geldere

231-7710

Jeanne Erickson

231-8380

Glenn Christensen

231-7911

Wendy Gibson

231-8885

Chad Lindberg

231-7302

Julie Sherwood

231-7977

Dale Summers

231-8631

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LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE

Kathy Backen-Anderson

231-7634

Ben Bernard

231-5784

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PUBLIC RELATIONS COMMITTEE

Chair

Mary Asheim

231-8417

Angela Bachman

231-7150

Cathy Giddings

231-8591

Jeff Gimbel

231-6730

Karen Hansen

231-7167

Jeri Little

231-7512

Brandon Marback

231-5671

CeCe Rohwedder

231-5646

Cindy Selstedt

231-8652

Holly Halvorson

231-9218

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SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE

Kamie Beeson

231-7123

Wendy Clarin

231-7093

Carin Engler

231-8024

Daniel Erichsen

231-5136

Nancy Hillen

231-7711

Penny Hoesel

231-7310

Francis Oakgroave

231-1029

Angela Seewald-Marquardt

231-5554

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STAFF DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE and PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Marie Bosley Gordon

231-8986

Gennifer Baker

231-9907

Kimberly Buckley

231-3233

Viet Doan

231-5143

Roxanne England

231-8312

Loretta Herbel

231-7656

Shauna Pederson

231-8056

Paula Schneider

231-8127

Mary Sinner

231-5172

Linda Wiedmann

231-7351

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STAFF RECOGNITION COMMITTEE

1000/3000 Band

Alicia Kauffman (Term Expires 05/2014)

231-8046

4000 Band

Vacant (Term Expires 05/2015)

5000 Band

Ann Marschke (Term Expires 05/2015)

231-8241

6000/7000 Band

Joseph Johnson (Term Expires 05/2015)

231-8122

At-Large

Jeanne Erickson (2014)

231-8380

At-Large

Marie Bosley Gordon (Term Expires 05/2015)

231-8986

At-Large

Vacant (Term Expires 2014)

231-9447

At-Large

Anna Shepard (Term Expires 2014)

231-7312

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VALENTINE'S BALL

Kimberly Buckley

231-3233

Jaclyn Curtis

231-7557

Marilyn Dowdy

231-9617

Molly Reinhardt

231-7474

Kluben, Rhonda

231-7487

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GUNKELMAN AWARDS COMMITTEE

Lynn Ehlen

231-8366

Tina Exner

231-8695

Trent Gilbery

231-7640

Tim McCue

231-3221

Shauna Pederson

231-8056

Regina Ranney

231-5263

Mary Sinner

231-5172

Donna Theusch

231-5788

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SENATE COORDINATION COUNCIL

La Donna De Geldere (2014)

231-7701

Kelly Bisek (2015)

231-7710

Wendy Clarin (2016)

231-7093

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CAMPUS SPACE AND FACILITIES

Lindberg, Chad

306-1592

Donna Theusch

231-5788

Benjamin Bernard

231-5784

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LIBRARY COMMITTEE

Brandon Marback

231-7761

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UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS COMMITTEE

Lynn Ehlen

231-8366

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ARBORETUM COMMITTEE
(Two-year term)

Shauna Pederson

231-8056

2015

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ND Council of State Employees - COSE

Wendy McCrory

231-7093

2016

Penny Hoesel

231-7310

2016

Laura Dallmann

231-7607

2014

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NORTH DAKOTA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM STAFF SENATE

Laura Dallmann

231-7607

2015

Daniel Erichsen

231-5136

2016

Wendy Gibson

231-8885

2014

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FORWARD Representative

Anna Sheppard

231-7312

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Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014 3:28:35 PM