Committee/Committee Members Roles and Responsibilities
Constitution and By-Laws Committee

Tracy Miceli, Chair
Carol Clarke
The committee shall consist of no less than three (3) members appointed by the Staff Senate President.  This committee shall review the overall content and format of the Constitution and Bylaws of the Staff Senate and make recommendations to the membership for appropriate changes annually.  It is intended that this committee will make a complete review of the Constitution and Bylaws at least once every four years.  

The committee shall supervise and direct all activities required to accomplish the revision of the Staff Senate Constitution and Bylaws (as required) and distribution of a copy to all members if significant changes are made:

  • Obtain copies of the current Constitution and Bylaws from the Secretary-Treasurer.
  • Contact the current chairpersons of each Standing Committee and review the membership, function, and duties to assure that the description of the same, as included in the document, are appropriate.
  • Prepare a revised draft of the Constitution and Bylaws and submit to the Staff Senate for approval.
Elections Committee

Carolyn Lyons, Chair
Michael DiBartolomeo
Dawn Kozlowski
Denise Ligouri
Kim Makoe

This committee shall consist of no less than three (3) members appointed by the Staff Senate President.  The Elections Committee is responsible for soliciting and holding elections for Staff Senate membership and officers. The Elections Committee will provide information on Staff Senate elections processes.
Public Relations Committee

Catherine Krostek, Chair
Michael DiBartolomeo
Diana Davis

To assist the Executive Team and membership in their responsibility to maintain a positive image of the Staff Senate within the college community by planning for and monitoring public relations and publicity.
Staff Growth and Professional Development Committee

Chair- Vacant
Barbara Bliss
Ruth Ann Heck
Magali Muniz
Elsa Valcarcel

The Staff Growth and Professional Development Committee identifies professional development needs based on reported issues and membership feedback.  Based on its findings, the committee recommends specific programs and oversees their implementation.  The committee also evaluates the effectiveness of each program. (Sub-committees:  Casual Monday, Staff Senate Picnic)
Community Member Engagement/
Member Recognition Committee

Chair- Vacant
Barbara Bliss
Catherine Krostek
Carolyn Lyons
Kevin Porro
Kim Ritchie

The functions of the Community Member Engagement/Member Recognition Committee are to identify and implement 2 member engagement and /or member recognition activities on an annual basis.  The committee will also select and/or call for nominations of candidates for other honors and awards that may be created. (Sub-committee: Coffee and Conversation)
Staff Awards Committee

Chair- Vacant
Michael DiBartolomeo
Lisa DiGaetano
Ruth Ann Heck
Denise Ligouri


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Budget Committee

Jaymee Griffin                                                                                        
Communication Committee
Catherine Krostek, Chair
Constitution Committee
Dawn Kozlowski
Policy Committee Kim Ritchie
Social and Cultural Affairs Committee Jaymee Griffin, Chair
Kim Ritchie
Strategic Planning Committee PJ Ricatto