STAFF SENATE MINUTES
III. Chair/Committee Reports:
a. CUSS – Clacie Hubbard reported updates from the May CUSS meeting. The Governor had vetoed the increase to minimum wage bill. Non-Exempt salary structure has been revised. For more details on last CUSS meeting as well as other important other CUSS issues: http://www.usmd.edu/Leadership/Workgroups/SystemStaff
b. Membership – Becky Rosing-Johnson reported the election results are in and notifications will be going out shortly. See Staff Senate website for election results.
c. PR/Communications- Doug Jones – no report
d. Payroll/Human Resources – Karen Wilson reported she is going to set up a meeting to follow up with training requests she received. Karen said she also followed up with Donna Keener regarding any possible Exempt reclassifications to non-exempt. Donna said HR is still reviewing the position descriptions and this is still a work in progress. No time table is in place.
e. President- Melissa Thomas reported she followed up with Greig Mitchell regarding a letter for the contingent conversion process. The senate is requesting that a letter be provided to all contingents eligible for conversion and their expected date of conversion according to the current USM policy.
V. Old Business:
a. Staff Picnic – The staff picnic is scheduled for July 27 11:30 to 2:30. It will be catered. There will be an evening event for night shift.
VI. New Business:
a. Officers and Chairmanships of Senate Committees for 2005 – 2006
Clacie Hubbard will be President. Lucy Hearn said she would stay on as secretary. Doug Jones was staying on as PR/Communications chair. Karen Wilson was staying on as Human Resources/Payroll committee chair.
VII. Other Business/Announcements:
a. Next meeting is at 9:30 A.M. on July 13, 2005, in the Pocomoke Rm, GUC
Motion to adjourn made by Brenda Boggs, Karen Wilson second.
Meeting Adjourned 1045
Lucy Hearn, Secretary