Initial Organization

Initial Organizational Structure and Tasks

  • Determine Team's organizational structure (officers/leadership e.g., chairperson, secretary, and/or other positions)

  • Draft operational policies and procedures (e.g., frequency of meetings, who calls meetings), notification time for meetings (e.g., ten days), time period for distribution of agenda (e.g., five days), timeline for preparation and approval of meeting minutes

  • Team will assume the responsibilities of the existing Emergency Response Planning Committee and will work to integrate its activities with the existing Facilities Planning and Standards Committee

  • Establish procedures for keeping records of approved resolutions, advice, membership records and other actions

  • Draft general assessment process and goals for first year (to be updated annually)

  • Include clear time limits for action on various issues as per paragraph 4 under "Further Details" of Shared Governance Task Force proposal approved by the university community.

  • Deliberate and act on priority issues identified by the Vice President for Business and Finance

  • Provide Shared Governance Task Force with draft operational policies and procedures by December 1, 2005

  • Make recommendations regarding ways to prioritize among needed renovation/repairs as well as new projects.
  • Provide ideas for improving:
    • campus aesthetics
    • campus safety
    • OSHA compliance