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UPG STAFF ASSOCIATION



By-Laws

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Minutes

Activities Committee

Communications Committee

Financial Reports

Memoranda

Report to the Advisory Board

News Releases

News Clippings

 

STAFF CONCERNS COMMITTEE, 1998/99

   Committee appointed in 1998 by Dr. Frank A. Cassell, President of UPG, to determine UPG staff interest in a [staff] association, formulating tentative by-laws, seeking staff support, and organizing the initial election of officers which took place in early 1999. Original members of the committee were: Joyce Bucchi, Karen Antoniak, Gerry Enlow, and Karen Gavula.

   File contains: Dec. 11, 1998, call for a Staff Association Meeting at which a working draft of the Staff Association's By-laws was to be discussed; partial responses to a Staff Concerns Questionnaire; memo dtd 3/22/99 from Dr. Frank A. Cassell, in re the election of UPG Staff Association officers.

BY-LAWS

Includes: Working Draft, 12/4/98; Draft, 2/4/99; Memo dtd. 11/12/04 from Tom Horan to Karen Gavula in re "changing the By-laws to make the length of office two years instead of one"; University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Staff Association By-Laws, Dec. 15, 2004.

ELECTIONS, 1999/2000-2006/07


Contains: nomination forms; forms for individuals nominated to accept or decline the nominations; specimen election ballots; election results; rosters of UPG Non-Union Staff.

OFFICERS

1999/2000


President: Michele Tracy
Vice President: Tanya Conde
Treasurer: Suzanne Dominick

Secretary: Karen Mays

2000/2001


President: Brandi Darr
Vice President: Nancy Young
Treasurer: Ronna Colland

Secretary: Donna Henry

2001/2002


President: Brandi Darr
Vice President: Nancy Young
Treasurer: Ronna Colland

Secretary: Donna Henry Cuneo

2002/2003


President: Rebecca Sorice
Vice President: Tom Horan
Treasurer: Cindy Crosby

Secretary: Debbie Kolar

2003/2004


President: Brandi Darr
Vice President: Cheryl De Paolis
Treasurer: Karen Gavula

Secretary: Nancy Young

2004/2005


President: Tom Horan
Vice President: Bryan Valentine
Treasurer: Karen Gavula

Secretary: Bonnie Schober

2005/2006


President: Tom Horan
Vice President: Kathleen Murray
Treasurer: Bryan Valentine

Secretary: Bonnie Schober


2006/2007


President: Tom Horan
Vice President: Sheila Confer
Treasurer: Linda Soltis
Secretary: Karen Gavula

2007/2008

President: Tom Horan

Vice President: Sheila Confer

Treasurer: Ronna Colland

Secretary: Karen Gavula

2008/2009

President: Brandi Darr

Vice President: Sheila Confer

Treasurer: Ronna Colland

Secretary: Brian Root

2009/2010

President: Brandi Darr

Vice President: Michele Shuey

Treasurer: Jan Strittmatter

Secretary: Alicia Davin


MINUTES OF UPG STAFF ASSOCIATION MEETINGS, 1999/2000-Dec. 2007, Feb. 6, 2008, Oct. 7, 2009.


Includes notices of meetings, agendas, minutes of meetings; UNIVERSITY  TIMES story of Pitt Staff Assoc. All-Campus Meeting 6/11/09, "Campus Staff Leaders: Morale a concern."

ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE. Minutes, 2/9/01.


ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE. Activities, projects.


American Heart Association, 2001, 2005-06, 2007
Anniversary (UPG), 40th, 2003-2004
Antique Car Events, 2005
Brown Bag Luncheon, 2004-2005
Calloway, Carol. Retirement Party (June 25, 2008)

   File Contains: minutes of committee meetings; committee correspondence; invitations; certificate of appreciation; POWERPOINT Presentation; photo disc ID of individuals; expenses; maintenance requests.

Care Package Drive, 2003 [conducted for UPG student, Marine Lance Corporal James R. Preisach. Folder includes ltr of thanks and appreciation from JRP to Dr. Frank Cassell in which JRP comments on his change of opinion about the war in Iraq.]

Cookbook [UPG COMMUNITY COOKBOOK] 1999-2000

Chartwell’s Appreciation Luncheon, May 2004-Aug. 2005
Formal Garden Project, June 2001-Jan. 2002, May 2005
Greensburg Care Center, 2003-2004

"Pitt Pat" Award Program 1998-2000
Salvation Army, Nov. 2000-2003 [Thanksgiving Food Baskets, Easter Food Baskets.]
Spring Carnival, 2001
Staff Association Council, University of Pittsburgh, Oakland Campus. 1999, 2004-2005
Staff Classification System, Univ. of Pgh. Rev. 1999

Staff Handbook, Univ. of Pittsburgh. January, 1990

Staff Picnic, 2001, 2003, 2006
Various:
Album [UPG Staff Association Album] 2000; Helen Connor Retirement Reception, 2002; Creative Memoirs, 2002; Funny Bone Comedy Club; Greensburg Holiday Parade, 2001; Groundhog Day Potluck Luncheon, 2005; Halloween 2000; ID Cards [Pitt New ID Cards] 2000; Mums Sale, 2001; Overly’s Country Christmas, 2003; Paper Recycling Project; Pitt Fest 2001; Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Outing, 2005; Random Act of Kindness Week, 2001; Regional Council of Campuses (1999-2000); Cathy and Dave Schmitt Retirement Reception, 2004; Staff Association Survey, 2006; Staff Development (2006); Staff Benefits, Discounts, Services [UPG Employees 2002; Staff Spirit Day, 2001; Staff  Wellness Fair (2000); Thanksgiving (2000); Valentine’s Day Lottery Bowl, 2003; Walk of Honor, 2003. File folder also includes two memoranda: 10/1/01, thank you for supporting UPG Staff Assoc. Activities its fundraising activities (contributions included $100 to the Juvenile Diabetes Walk, 9/22/02; $100 to the Tosatto Memorial Scholarship Endowment; $100 to the Rossetti International Study Endowment; approximately $260 to the Make-A-Wish Project; Memo 11/19/01 in re Candy Bar Sale ($500 donated to the Attack on America Fund); Greensburg Annual Holiday Parade, 2001; Judicial Appeals Committee seeking 3 staff members to form a standing committee; Memorandum dtd 12/17/01 from UPG Staff Assoc. Issues and Concerns Committee and UPG Off. of Human Resources to Dr. Frank Cassell. Subj.: Waiver of Part-time Fees [for UPG Staff members who are also part time UPG students]; card of thanks (undtd) from New Beginnings clubhouse, West Place Drop In Center; June 30, 2012 Retirerees Retirement Reception (June 15, 2012) [See also, UPG Archives RG60 DVD [DVD+R]23, Retrospective 30 June Retirees.]

COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE


File contains: Memo 1/3/01 in re process for sending/distributing Staff Assoc. announcements, minutes of meetings, etc.; draft dtd 1/31/01 of Communications Committee Mission Statement; e-mail dtd 2/23/01 from Karen Antoniak in reply to Karen Gavula’s request for “kind of information” is given to new employees; agenda for Communications Committee mtng of 2/27/01.

FINANCIAL REPORTS, 1999/00-2003/04

MEMORANDA


Includes: Summary of individual pay relative to the maximum of a range for Univ. of Pgh. Classified employees, rev. 2/12/03; 5/14/2003 from Joyce Bucchi, subject “University Staff Handbook Updates (1) Use of Sick Time and FMLA and (2) Disciplinary Guidelines; memo dtd 9/22/03 from Dr. Cassell to Brandi Darr, subject, “Staff Participation in Campus Events”; completed copy of Sarbanese-Oxley Act of 2002 Questionnaire 7/18/05 [signed certification that financial statements are free of material misstatements or omissions].

REPORT TO THE ADVISORY BOARD OF UPG, 2002-2004, 2006

NEWS RELEASES


[11-12-03] [Subject: Review of UPG Staff Association activities during 2003/04] Sent for inclusion in [University of Pittsburgh] SAC Newsletter. [2-19-04] [Subject: Review of UPG Staff Association activities during 2004/05]

NEWS CLIPPINGS


3/22/01, 3/15/03, 6/24/04, 5/31/07

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