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Part-Time Staff Association Meeting                                                                        September 14, 2017
Minutes                                                                                                                      1:00-2:00 PM
1. Welcome & Introductions
The following members were present:  Sarah Jarrett, Jennifer Onuffer, Kervinie Alexander, Ro Putz, Cynthia Merchant, Kimberly Williams, Donna Grant-Paige, Annagrace Enochs, Michelle Fluker, and Michel Mavinga.  Mike Danos (Treasurer) was absent.
2. Review & Approval of Minutes from meeting on 4/27/17 (Jennifer)
Jennifer moved and Ro seconded and the minutes were approved as written.
3. Treasurer’s Report (Sarah)
We moved some money from checking to savings (to avoid being charged an inactive account fee) and we have $362.00 in checking and $7.49 in savings.
4. Committee Reports (Sarah)
  • President’s Cabinet (Sarah)
The budget was presented. A new “360 degree” evaluation model will be implemented to review administrators from all sides (peers, supervisees, etc.).  When you get the chance to evaluate someone, be sure you take advantage of the opportunity.
  • Cultural Diversity (Sadashiva)
No report.
  • Social Events (Michelle & Michel)
The Holiday Social will be on December 14.  They are still looking for theme ideas.
  • E2IT (Sarah for Mike)
There will be a survey coming out to prioritize the committee’s work.  Wireless printing options are being explored. 
  • Employee Recognition (Mary, OPEN, OPEN)
Donna Grant-Paige volunteered to join this committee.
  • Facilities and Finance (Kervinie)
No report.
  • Professional Development (Sarah)
Modifications have been made to the dates and some of the forms.  Watch for emails about it and be sure you are participating in the professional development opportunities as you are interested and able.  Part-time staff are eligible for professional development funding in most categories.
  • PR and Marketing (Sarah for Mike, Kris?)
A social media policy will be implemented.  508 compliance workshops are being held.
  • Financial Aid Appeals (Rosaria)
Hasn’t met.
  • Annual Budget (OPEN)
  • Evaluation and Assessment (OPEN)

5. Old Business
We still have a lot of open positions to fill on Governance Committees.  Please let Sarah know if you are able to step up and volunteer for one.  Donna Grant-Paige volunteered for Employee Recognition Committee.
We still have an opening for our Recorder for the PTSA.  Any volunteers?
Don’t forget to apply for Professional Development funds.  Deadline is Friday for events happening through December 31.  This includes professional organization memberships, conferences, etc.  Be sure and read emails from “Professional Development” to stay in the loop on deadlines and opportunities.
6. New Business
Review of Part-Time Staff survey results
Due to low numbers of participants, the survey will be re-sent.
Goal Setting for this year
Fundraiser – Yes, we would like to do something.  Cynthia has contacts with Domino’s, Golden Corral, and Chick Fil-A.  New ideas can be explored, including checking with Chomps to see what they might like to do.
Service Project-To be determined.
Social Event-To be determined.
Great ideas to make CVCC better—We came up with two ideas and Sarah will share them with the appropriate areas, on behalf of the PTSA.  1.  Have a set campus tour day and time, “Welcome Wednesdays” or something like that, where a Student Ambassador is on-site and ready to give a tour.  2.  Have Enrollment Lab orientations on a certain day and time each week to review how to the use “mycvcc” account.  Students learn this in SDV 100, but not all students take this and they may not remember when they need to actually use it again.
7. Educational Program – Michel Mavinga
Presenting on “What Color is Your Parachute?” book for finding your career passion.  The overview was inspirational and discussed identifying your transferable skills, and ways that people actually find jobs needs to go beyond looking for open positions. 
Next Meeting Dates – Mark your Calendars for Thursdays from 1:00-2:00 PM – Merritt 5142
October 26, December 7, February 1, March 15, April 19
Your officers for 2017-18:  Sarah Jarrett (Chair), Jennifer Onuffer (Vice-Chair), Mike Danos (Treasurer) & VACANT (Recorder).  Contact us anytime with questions, ideas, or concerns!
Minutes submitted by Sarah Jarrett & Jennifer Onuffer
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