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2014-03-27

Part-Time Staff Association Meeting - Minutes
March 27th, 2014 – 2:09PM
 
Collaborate being used to allow members from off-center sites to join in.
 
Meetings will be recorded.
 
Minutes approved from last meeting. N/A who made motion or seconded.
 
Election of Officers
-          President = Jana Fedele (Nominated by Marci Brown)
-          Vice-President = Steve Monetti (Nominated by Steve Monetti)
-          Treasurer = Marci Brown (Nominated by Jana Fedele)
-          Recorder = Hunter Overstreet (Nominated by Jana Fedele)
 
Rewriting Constitution
-          Last Revised 4/23/03
-          Current version excludes a lot concerning Governance Committee and the PTSA
-          Steve Monetti suggests a committee to revise the Constitution, and nominates himself to be on said committee
-          Marci agrees to join Steve on the committee
 
Jana shows how to get to PTSA Blackboard site.
-My CVCC
-Blackboard Learn
-My Blackboard Courses / Part-Time Association
 
What Do You Think? (Blackboard)
-Committees that PTSA has representation
-If any part-time employee wants to bring information to a committee or committees for a meeting, it can be entered in on the “What Do You Think?” Blackboard site.
-Marci Brown asks if an alert is given when something new is posted and Jana said that there is a way to follow a post, but no alerts.
 
Academic Achievement Awards
-Faculty / Classified Staff get Achievement Awards (cash award) for completing a degree. Part-Time do not.
-PTSA needs to submit a proposal to get the Achievement Awards for Part-Time Staff.
-Connie Deacon suggested that a good contact would be Linda Day. Also, she has mentioned she had not yet received any selections for Employee Recognition from the Part-Time staff.  
 
 
-          Unknown person mentions that there is no funding for Professional Development for Part-Time Staff.
-          Same person mentioned getting an instructor/presenter for a Part-Time Staff Association professional development session(s).
-          State discounts at stores was mentioned.
-          Steve Monetti suggested creating a “Benefits Thread” to keep up with the benefits available for state employees.
 
Service on Governance Committee
- Jana will send out a list of committees that have open spots for part-time employees
- Jana mentioned making a notation on employee timesheets about time spent serving on governance committees
 
Snow Days Proposal
-          Given Part-Time employees compensation for school closings because of inclement weather
-          Jana asked if 4hrs. was good with the group.
 
29    Hrs.
-          Marci mentioned the 29hrs. “average” and the ardous process of getting approval to go over 29hrs. for a specific week
-          Marci would like to persue this issue
 
School Spirit Day
 
Jana mentioned that the names need to be changed on the PTSA Bank Account for new PTSA Officers.
-          Bank account currently at about $247
 
Meeting Adjourned
 
 Attendees:
Jana Fedele (Moderator)
Connie Deacon (Moderator)
Ben Huff
Cathy Sanders
Cheryl Wentz
Hunter Overstreet
Kathy Malloy
Marci Brown
Patricia Braxton
Ro Putz
Sarah Jarrett
Steve Monetti               Sue Cochrane
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