March 2004 Meeting Minutes
Minutes of the Pleasantville/Briarcliff Administrative Staff Council Meeting
The meeting was called to order at by
Ø Phyllis Bradbury: Castleton Avenue switching to new phone system on 3/26.
Ø Alba Shane: Performance Appraisal workshops are scheduled; calendar is online.
Service Committee – Molly Huppuch: Daffodil orders will be delivered 3/25. Volunteers needed. Sign-up sheet passed around.
Dyson Dean’s Search –
Benefits – Phyllis Bradbury: There was no meeting, but continue to forward suggestions/comments to her regarding the new insurance.
Faculty Council – Karen Geldart: meeting was held on 3/5 and voted to cancel Convocation. President & Provost discussed legislation impacting private institutions re: tuition
Nominations – Heather Novak is chairing the committee to suggest names to the council to fill the following positions for 04-05: co-chair, secretary, treasurer, service committee
- Angelo Spillo, Director of Environmental Center re: Earth Share. He is co-chair of Committee with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Campaign begins 4/1 and runs 3 weeks. They will collect money that gets funneled to organizations: rep was there to hand out folders with more info. There will be events which are TBA.
- Ina Fitch, Manager of the Academic Federal Credit Union re: benefits of being a member. They are celebrating their 25-year anniversary and have special promotions underway. There are also giveaways and a raffle if you open a new account or add a service to an existing account. Online banking and bill pay are now available.
- Heather Novak, Assistant Director of Project Pericles & Center for Community Outreach re: mission and goals of her area. Gave history of Pericles and explained it is mainly focused on civic engagement and social initiatives; supported by all constituencies. Reviewed goals, programs, services and staff.
**Raffle Winner: Reola Clark