Classified Employee Council Minutes

Minutes
February 10, 2000

Present: Harry Young, Agnes Tabler, Robert Jenkins, Marcia Hanifan, Karen Wempe, Sally Urban, Anna Mary Walsh, Shelley Tharp, Paul Allen, Dan Starliper, Pat Sherwood.

Anna Mary Walsh called the meeting of the Council to order.

MINUTES:
It was MSP that the minutes of the 1/13/00 meeting be accepted as read.

ACCE:
Joint meeting of the Board of Directors/Board of Trustees on Jan 13th. Series 62 (Personnel Administration) has been tabled for this year. ACCE was going to send a letter to Jerry Mezzatesta (House Education Committee) and Lloyd Jackson (Senate Education Committee) of Legislature to voice classified employees' concern.

Board of Advisors:
No report

Scholarship Committee:
Changes deal with the minimum scholarship to be $100 now. See attached. APPLICATIONS ARE BEING TAKEN NOW.

Staff Development:
Johnette Jackson reports many responses to the personalized computer training. Teamwork & Communication sessions are being well attended.

Old Business:
Rt 480 crosswalk. There's been no word/comments about the video portraying the lights embedded in the pavement that was sent to the Division of Highways. Besides the crosswalk at the football field/west campus entrance, the crossing at High Street continues to be a problem.

The Council continues to be concerned about contractualism and contracted individuals in supervisory roles over Shepherd College classified employees. Questions/concerns were raised about the number of individuals moving from classified to non-classified positions. After extensive discussion on such concerns, it was decided that Anna Mary Walsh would request information from Dr. Ingle dealing with a list of contracted employees, contractual costs, and number of temporary employees for Shepherd College since last July.

New Business:
We'll contact Jim Watson and Monica Lingenfelter to see if they can attend our March meeting to give us an update on College Advancement and the Shepherd College Foundation.

Dan Starliper will be sending a memo to the campus community noting the need for catastrophic leave for Debbie DeHaas (Admissions Office). If you would like to donate time, call Brenda Branson-Johnson at ext. 5299 for a form.

Health events:
Thursday, March 16th Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening
Thursday, March 30th Cholesterol Screening.

Please call the Health Center at ext. 5161 for an appointment. NOTE: These are sponsored by staff development of the Classified Employees Council and are open to classified employees only.

Rambler Card:
All supervisors are encouraged to have their staff members get the One Card during the week of Feb. 21-25th.

TIAA-CREF will be on campus the end of March.

FAREWELLS:
Diane Mello-Dining Hall
John Shade-Maintenance

TRANSFER:
Sandy Collier-Non-Classified

WELCOMES:
Cathy Coontz-Residence Life
Kedrick Keys-Cafeteria
Margaret Swinston-Riveria-Library

MSP meeting be adjourned. Next Classified Council Meeting will be March 9th, 9AM in the Cumberland Room.

Minutes taken by Pat Sherwood


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