September 9, 2015

Summary of the Committee's regular monthly meeting.

Present: L. Abersold, J. Gardner, T. Heikes, L. Hough, J. Klaue, A. Maney, K. Pletcher, J. Radan, M. Reightler

Absent: J. Cingel, A. Clark, M. Fultz, W. Harter, A. Kocher

Old Business:

SACD Website
Tammy & Morgan are updating the website, meeting dates, minutes and the current committee membership have been updated.

Staff Retreat Update
Dean spoke with the unit leaders and associate deans in the College, we have permission to proceed with the staff retreat planning that has been started by a sub-committee over the summer. The projected date for the pilot retreat is April 20, 2016. Hoping to have a firm date by the Fall College Wide Staff Meeting.

SACD discussed the retreat as a half-day program to network and learn more about the college we work with.

Ella Reagle Award
A committee (includes the SACD Chair and non-SACD members) has been put together to choose the 2015 Ella Reagle Award winner to be announced at the Fall College Wide Staff Meeting.

New Business

Committee Membership
In search of a Plant Pathology representative and are looking into a new Chair-elect position.

University Staff Advisory Council
Committee agreed to meet with a representative from the University Staff Advisory Council.

Fall College Wide Staff Meeting
Committee is working on a speaker and door prizes for the meeting.

With no further discussion, the meeting adjourned at 3:05 p.m. The next meeting will be on October 14, 2015.

Submitted by,

Morgan Reightler