Staff/Administrator Development Team

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Team Membership

Seven-member team: three staff and four administrative representatives

Reports to the associate vice president for Human Resources


3 staff representatives

Elizabeth Boyar, Administrative Assistant, Office of the Dean, College of Health Professions (term expires 3/2018)

Lauri Moore, Administrative Assistant, Office of the Dean, School of Dentistry (term expires 3/2018)

Marvin Thomas, Clerk, Mail, Shipping, and Receiving (term expires 3/2018) 

4 administrative representatives

Phyllis Chandler, Generalist, Office of Human Resources, (term expires 3/2017)

Julie La Tulip-Lazarevich, Manager, Helpdesk, Information Technology Services (term expires 3/2018)

Christina Socha, Administrative Assistant to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Office of Academic Affairs (term expires 3/2018)

Stephanie Wheeler, Assistant Registrar, Law Student Services, School of Law (term expires 3/2018)

2016-2017 Charge

  • Identify training or education programs targeted at employee’s professional development and make recommendations for presentations at Colleague Days or other appropriate events. If appropriate, identify speakers to conduct presentations on Customer/Student Service or other topics relevant to employee development.
  • Provide ongoing reports to and consultation with the Associate Vice President for Human Resources.
  • Coordinate and administer the nomination and selection process for the Commitment to Excellence Awards.
  • Assign Team members to contact each college/school/unit of the University to encourage nominations for the Commitment to Excellence Awards.
  • Continue to convey messages/announcements regarding topics of interest and “Did you know?” information to the University community.
  • Establish procedures for keeping records of approved resolutions, determinations, advice, membership records and other actions.
  • Keep the University community informed of team activities by providing summary minutes of meetings and reports for posting to the Shared Governance website.  The secretary to the committee is responsible for sending these documents to sharedgovernance(at) 
  • Verify whether team's operational policy and procedures are consistent with practice.  Submit your revised document to the Shared Governance Task Force through the chairperson by December 1.  If there are no changes to be made notify the SGTF chairperson by the same date.

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