Ensures timely communication and raises visibilty of Staff Council through the website, newsletter and other initiatives.
Current Members: Ryan Johnson (Chair), Debbie Harris, Michelle Johnson, Rob Ryan, Brooke Shannon, Bernadine Thomas
Advises and collaborates with key university departments such as University Mission & Values and the Office of Institutional Diversity on topics related to staff diversity, inclusion, culture and environment.
Current Members: Janet Hickey (Chair), Imran Ali, Ravi Grover, Nancy Hashimoto, Norma Hidalgo, Claire Paetsch, Laura Ross, Miranda Standberry-Wallace
Identifies opportunities for greater efficiency and effectiveness by evaluating Staff Council performance.
Current Members: Nancy Hashimoto (Chair), Debbie Harris, Rick Moreci, Amanda Parada-Villatoro
Fiscal Planning Advisory
Advises the President of Staff Council as he/she participates in University fiscal planning processes and committees.
Current Members: Eric Breese (Chair), Angela Longoria-Shahjahan, Amanda Parada-Villatorio, Rob Ryan, Brooke Shannon
Membership and Events
Facilitates all internal functions of the Staff Council, providing leadership, coordination, and organization for all related events/activities.
Current Members: Joe Bertolli (Chair), Helen Brusek, Reyna Griffin, Sarah Sucher, Sandra Tanksley, Bernadine Thomas
Examines staff human resource issues including but not limited to, benefits and compensation, recruitment, orientation and public safety, while making appropriate recommendations to Staff Council and the Human Resources Department.
Current Members: Angela Longoria-Shahjahan (Chair), Tzong Chang, Lars Gingery, Sheila Sullivan
Comprised of the chairs of each committee, standing group or task force, the steering committee discusses issues impacting university staff and formulates the monthly council meeting agendas.
Current Members: Linda Jepsen (President), Kurtis Todd (Vice President), Tamy Wideman (Secretary), Eric Breese, Joe Bertolli, Nancy Hashimoto, Janet Hickey, Angela Longoria-Shahjahan, Ryan Johnson
As one of several elected councils charged with university governance, Staff Council is frequently called upon to appoint and/or recommend Staff Council members and staff-at-large to serve on university-wide committees.
403(b) Plan Investment and Administration Committee
Campus Recreation Advisory Committee
Enhance the quality of life of students and the DePaul community by encouraging healthy and active lifestyles through participation in health and fitness programs and services.
Faculty Council Liaison
Gerald Paetsch Advising Award Committee
Reviews nominations for the annual academic advising award.
Grievance Review Board
Janet Hickey, Eric Nelson, Victoria Simek (alternate)
McHugh Service Award Committee
Tzong Chang, Linda Jepsen, Claudia Kupiec
Policy Review Group (PRG)
President's Diversity Council (PDC)*
Ravi Grover, Imran Ali
*subcommittees are open for general membership. Please contact the Diversity office.
Strategic Resource Allocation Committee (SRAC)
Draw up the year's budget, review University's financial planning to see that annual budgets are compatible with long-term planning, recommend policies to support the annual budget and financial planning and to facilitate its implementation.
Linda Jepsen, Margaret Strzynski
Strategic Facilities Committee
Tuition Pricing Committee
Develop long-term policies for tuition pricing and fees.
Linda Jepsen, Kurtis Todd
UBCC Retirment Subcommittee
Linda Jepsen, Angela Longoria-Shahjahan
University Athletic Board
Recommend guidelines pertaining to the operation of the Athletic Department, advise the Vice President of Student Affairs and the Athletic Director regarding the athletic programs of the University and review all athletic policies and programs in light of the philosophy of DePaul and the regulations of any intercollegiate body of which DePaul is a member.
University Benefits and Compensation Committee (UBCC)
Explore options in benefits for and review compensation of DePaul employees.
Brian Maj, Joe Filkins, Cary Cline
University Committee on International Programs (UCIP)
Recommends to the president, provost, deans, faculty council and others policies and programs which could be incorporated into the university’s strategic planning. Furthermore, the committee identifies opportunities which assist the university’s efforts to further internationalize its programs and curricula.