June 18, 2008
Classified Staff Council
June 18, 2008
The Bluefield State College Classified Staff Council meeting was called to order at 10:03 am in Tierney Conference Center, Dickason Hall by Lisa Neel, Chair, presiding.
Council Representatives Present: Lisa Neel, Chair Tom Harrison, Vice-Chair
Deirdre Guyton Jane Richardson Anita Barilla Lori Dials
Council Representatives Absent: Stewart Odle Marviene Johnson
James Crenshaw Vonda Wilson Carol Baldwin
The minutes were approved as distributed with no corrections (Richardson/Barilla) for April.
The minutes for the May meeting were approved (Guyton/Neel).
There was no old business with the exception of some briefings by the Chair. She also took time out to thank Tom Harrison, Vice-Chair for carrying out the April Meeting.
- Mercer County Board of Education is considering a four day work week. Discussion followed.
•We are at the point to where we need to start looking at the attendance policy. The members are not showing up and we need to put together a letter because two had not shown up for one year and it could cause a problem of not having a quorum when we need to vote on something. Discussion followed. If everyone is okay with it, the chair will type up a letter and send it to them and wait for the response.
•New River is advertising for the following positions:
o VP of Financial and Administrative Affairs
o Financial Aid Director
o Director of Admissions
o Director of Public Relations
o Director of Computer Services
They also signed an agreement with Concord University. Discussion followed.
•Voting—Do we need to set up guidelines for the voting process? Discussion followed. It was suggested that we ponder for the next meeting. The Chair said that she would speak with Carol and Michelle to see if they have criteria. Discussion followed.
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There was a question as to whether or not the Safety Committee has recently met? It was discussed that there would be ID badges for everyone. Discussion followed.
Discussion of letter going to Dr. Walker from the Chair—there was a discussion as to why the letter was written and when it was brought up in Staff Council. There was a lengthy discussion to follow.
Meeting adjourned at 11:30 am. Next meeting: July 16, 2008.
Lisa Neel, Classified Council Chair
Deirdre Guyton, Recording Secretary