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Staff Senate Committees 2014-2015

Executive Committee

Executive - The steering committee of the Staff Senate.

Standing Committees

Bylaws - reviews, suggests, and proposes amendments to the Bylaws, as well as, suggests updates to 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 - monitors and reports legislative activity to the Staff Senate placing particular emphasis on initiatives affecting higher education and NDSU staff.  The committee depends on feedback from Staff Senate to propose and initiate a coordinated effort as a result of the given information; and monitors and reports on other federal, state and regional governing parties, such as North Dakota University System, the State Board of Higher Education, NDPERS, etc. for activity that may impact higher education, NDSU staff.

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.

Information Technology (IT) Committee - works with other committees to gather information to post on the Staff Senate Web site; reports, disseminates, and updates appropriate information technology to Staff Senate; and carries concerns from Staff Senate to the Division of IT.

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

Campus Relations Committee (formerly Valentine’s Ball) - coordinate events that reach the campus community; foster collaboration between Staff Senate and campus organizations; and market and advertise for all events.

Gunkelman Awards - 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 - recommends policies for facilities.

Library - 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 - 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

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

Wendy McCrory

231-7093

5/2015

President Elect

Gennifer Sprecher

231-9907

5/2015

Past President

Kelly Bisek

231-7710

5/2015

Secretary

Laura Dallmann

231-7607

5/2015

Treasurer

Christina (Tina) Exner

231-7678

5/2016

Membership/Attendance

Diane Harrison

231-6252

5/2016

Communications/Public Relations

Angela Bachman

231-7150

5/2016

Information Technology

Vince Anderson

231-8627

5/2016

Member-at-large

Tammy Helweg

231-7558

5/2015

Member-at-large

Jeri Vaudrin

231-9706

5/2015

Member-at-large

Wendy Gibson

231-8885

5/2015

Ex Officio

Colette Erickson

231-8958

N/A

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BYLAWS COMMITTEE

Ben Bernard

231-5784

Laura Dallmann

231-7607

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ELECTION COMMITTEE

Chair

Kelly Bisek

231-7701

Membership Officer

Diane Harrison

231-6252

Wendy Gibson

231-8885

Chad Lindberg

701-936-0521

Tyler Perkins

231-3234

Dale Summers

231-8631

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LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE

Brandon Marback, Chair

231-5671

Jeri Vaudrin

231-9706

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PUBLIC RELATIONS COMMITTEE

Chair

Angela Bachman

231-7150

Cathy Giddings

231-8591

Holly Halvorson

231-9218

Diane Harrison

231-6252

Tammy Helweg

231-7558

Penny Hoesel

231-7310

Jeri Little

231-7512

Cindy Selstedt

231-8652

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

Chair

Vince Anderson

231-8627 

Matthew Chaussee

231-9764

Jeff Gimbel

231-6730

SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE

Glenn Christensen

701-232-1674 

Carin Engler

231-8024

Daniel Erichsen

231-5136

Francis Oakgrove

231-1029

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STAFF DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE and PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Viet Doan

231-5143

Jeanne Erickson, Co-Chair

231-8592

Carly Gunnerson

231-8470

Kelly Haugen

231-7789

Loretta Herbel

231-7656

Nancy Hillen

231-7711

Ronda Klubben

231-7487

Niki Lynnes

231-8881

Gennifer Sprecher, Co-Chair

231-9907

Kristen Weber

231-6232

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STAFF RECOGNITION COMMITTEE

1000/3000 Band

Kelly Bisek

2016

231-7710

1000/3000 Band

Anna Sheppard

2016

231-7312

4000 Band

Vacant

5000 Band

Molly Rinehardt

2015

231-7474

5000 Band

Ann Marschke

2015

231-8241

6000/7000 Band

Joseph Johnson

2016

231-8122

At-Large

Jeri Vaudrin

2016

231-9706

At-Large

Tina Exner

2016

231-7678

At-Large

Vacant

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CAMPUS RELATIONS (formerly Valentine's Ball)

Jaclyn Curtis

231-7557

Shelly Lura, Chair

231-5677

Wendy McCrory

231-7093

Mandy Ohman-Zastre

231-5209

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GUNKELMAN AWARDS COMMITTEE

Lynn Ehlen

231-8366

Tina Exner

231-7678

Trent Gilbery

231-7640

Patty Lloyd

231-5862

Donna Theusch

231-5788

Amanda Voigt

231-5557

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SENATE COORDINATION COUNCIL

Gennifer Sprecher (2017)

231-9907

Kelly Bisek (2015)

231-7710

Wendy McCrory (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

Ronda Klubben

231-7487

Joseph Johnson

231-9525

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ND Council of State Employees - COSE

Penny Hoesel

231-7310

Term ends Dec 2016

Laura Dallmann

231-7607

Term ends Dec 2014

Viet Doan

231-5143

Term ends Dec 2017

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NORTH DAKOTA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM STAFF SENATE

Viet Doan

231-5143

2015

Daniel Erichsen

231-5136

2016

Kelly Bisek

231-7710

2017

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FORWARD Representative

Anna Sheppard

231-7312

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Last Updated: Tuesday, November 04, 2014 9:10:00 AM