Results for the 2016-2018 Staff Council position election are final. Congratulations to the elected members: Blake Trchka, Brian Gier, Claire Paetsch, Courtney MacIntyre, Cynthia Delgadillo, Darren Davis, Erin Berkowitz, Jeanne Williams, Jeff Carrion, Michelle Johnson, Norma Hidalgo, Sandra Tanksley, Shajuan Young, Stephanie Halaska, Tanya Vandermoon and Winny Wang Lucas.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Loop Campus, Daley Building, 1451
1:00pm - Call to order
1:05-1:15pm - Latinos Empowered At DePaul University (LEAD) - Mariella Palacios, Co-Chair of LEAD, will provide a brief overview of this employee resource group and how they engage staff and faculty.
1:15-1:45pm - Student Government Association - Ric Popp, SGA President, will provide an overview of SGA’s plans, initiatives, and goals for the 2016-17 academic year.
1:45-3:00pm - Human Resources: Benefits - Ben Parma, AVP of Compensation and Benefits, will discuss the 2017 renewal rates and provide a brief demonstration of the Jelly Vision interactive software, ALEX
3:15-4:00pm - Staff Climate Survey - Joe Filkins, associate director of Institutional Research and Marketing Analytics (IRMA) will present the results of the 2016 staff climate survey and answer questions.
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In his Sept. 7th email to the university community, Father Holtschneider announced that "this fall, DePaul is launching a set of initiatives around the themes of speech and race. They follow up on questions raised last spring during campus conversations on race, but also the conversations swirling around us during this particularly charged election season and the experience of violence and racism here in Chicago." He encouraged the university to visit two newly created websites that were built to specifically address these issues:
Staff Council is sponsoring a Homeless Veterans Toiletries Drive October 24th through November 11th to support the efforts of Volunteers of America of Illinois. We have setup convenient locations on the Loop, Lincoln Park and suburban campuses for folks to drop off recommended items. The locations and items are listed below.
Learn more about who is currently elected to Staff Council, what Committee they serve on, as well as what department they are affiliated with.
Membership info includes photo, name, committee, department, and email.
Page 1: Organizational Chart outlining Steering Committee: President, Vice President, Secretary, and Committee Chairs
Page 2: Staff Council members
Page 3: List of University-wide Committees that Staff Council serves on
Click here for Staff Council Directory
Staff Council is here to advocate for staff, participate in university governance, and engage with staff about issues faced in the workplace. When it comes to questions and problems in the office or on campus, Staff Council can guide you in the right direction, though it is important to remember that we are neither a confidential resource nor a mediator.
An info sheet containing information and FAQs about the May 24, 2016, Yiannopoulos event and its aftermath is available here.