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Classified Staff Council of Bluefield State College Minutes

June 8, 2006

Members Present: Rick Akers, Carol Baldwin, Joan Buchanan, Frosty, Fred Hardee, Lisa Neel, Michele Noe, and Jeff Noe.

Chair, Carol Baldwin called the meeting to order at 1:00 in the Private Dining Room in the Student Center.

I. Minutes – A motion to accept the meeting minutes for the May 18, 2006 meeting was made and seconded by Hardee/Neel, all were in favor.

II. Old Business

A. Web Page-Michele discussed what she had done with the webpage so far. She asked for any additional suggestions and said that she hopes to send out an all users inviting everyone to visit the site sometime around the first of July.

B. Constitution-After much discussion about changes that need to be made to the most recent draft of the constitution, the matter was tabled until council can get some clarification from Bruce Walker about legality issues.

C. Promoting from Within-Carol read aloud the communication between her and David Lord about the resolution that was made regarding this issue. She read the resolution and handed out a copy of the current BOG policy. Frosty said that he will address this, as well as other issues at the BOG meeting and would like to encourage all classified staff to attend the meeting. Joan said that she would spearhead the campaign to get as many employees to that meeting as possible.

D. All Employee Picnic-Carol said that she has not heard anything else from David Lord about this issue.

III. New Business-There was no new business on the agenda.

IV. Reports

A. Board of Governors- Frosty told the council that he was not able to attend the May meeting in person, but did participate by conference call. He stated that there was much discussion about the increase in tuition. He also stated that he asked about how the change in border county tuition has or will effect enrollment and the budget. He was not given an answer. A motion was made and seconded by Buchanan/Hardee, to send a letter from staff council to Human Resources, Shelia, and Dr. Walker requesting a breakdown of percentages of funds that are used to fund individual salaries, all were in favor. After some discussion, Carol asked Frosty to put something together about what exactly needed to be requested and let her know.


B. Personnel Development- Lisa stated that there was no meeting to report on.

C. ACCE-Fred said they met at WV State with a representative for HEPC who was conducting a study of policy and procedure structure at colleges and university in the region. He stated that the ACCE annual retreat will be held at Stonewall Jackson on July 16-18. He said that there was some discussion about news articles concerning privatization of PEIA. He said that they have started emailing the approved meeting minutes to all members, and he would forward them to Michele for posting on the webpage.

D. Flower Fund-Anita reported by email to Carol that the balance on the fund was $466.50.

E. Social Committee-Joan stated that a few of the companies that she has contacted about co-sponsoring the program have asked for additional information in writing. She is putting that information together and hopes to have everything finalized in order to start the program in July. She would appreciate any help that anyone would like to offer in this program. The idea was brought to the table about having a workshop/conference for council members, possibly including other colleges and universities, to discuss how different issues are handled by each school throughout the state. A motion was made and seconded by Noe/Hardee to request an increase in the staff council budget by $300 per year in order to plan such an event, all were in favor.

F. Wellness Committee- Lisa stated that the committee did not meet.

V. Next meeting/Adjournment

The next meeting will be held on July 13, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. in the Tierney Conference Room in Dickason Hall.

With no further business to discuss, the meeting was adjourned by Carol.

Minutes submitted by Michele Noe





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