Present
Lauren Abersold, Beth Tepsic, Amy Miller, Christina Wagner, Karen Brown, Brian Macafee, Matthew Fultz, Emily Morrison, Laura Shaffer, Deb Heaster, Tammy Heikes & LaTrisha Hough

New Members: Deb Heaster-ESM & Laura Shaffer-PPEM

Staff Retreat
The College Staff Retreat will be held on May 17, 2018.

Tours that have confirmed:

  • Bees (Wiley Lab-more hives there)
  • Greenhouses/Arboretum
  • Ag Tours
  • Mushroom Lab/ADL
  • Calorimeter is a maybe due to renovation (could possible combine with the Ag Hill Tour)

Tours that still need confirmation:

  • Barns
  • Turfgrass

Meats Lab is not available on May 17th

Ice Cream has been ordered for the retreat.

We will look into getting t-shirts made for the Staff Retreat for the committee members to wear so people will know who we are. (Order from Collegiate Pride?) Short-sleeve t-shirts are roughly $8.00.

Administrative Professionals Day-April 25, 2018

  • Lauren will be getting cookies from the PSU Bakery to give to each department for them to give out to their staff members. Each Dept Rep will pick them up from Lauren on the 25th.

Staff Achievement Awards
Employees who have served 5, 10, 15, 20 & 25 years will be presented with certificates at the College Staff Retreat each year.

Discussions with the Dean:

  • CollegeNET-Issues with reserving some rooms that ESM controls. The Dean is going to look into this.
  • College-wide climate survey will happen within the next few months.
  • Workload within HR has been redistributed to make getting help easier from the consultants.

Reminder
Next SACD Meeting will be March 12th in 118 ASI Building from 1-2:30 pm. The Dean will join us from 2-2:30 pm.