Staff Senate
June 20, 2002

Present: Regina Ayers, Sharon Banker, Scott Beck, Paul Cade, Gary Carman, Pam Cash, Shirley Cowley, Sherry Crone, Debra Cummings, Dianne Day, Senese Duhart, Laura Edwards, Frances Frazier, Brad Frewin, Linda Harris, David Horan, Pamela Horvath, James Hudson, Carol Laney, Lonnie Latham, Laruth Lofties, Amy Martin, Nancy Matthews, Steve Mosley, Shelia Ogburn, Leslie Peach, Virgina Reed, James Rose, Hikmat Samaha, Linda Sanford, Arlene Savage, Hope Smith, Calvin Strong, Marcia Taylor, Dwayne Thompson, Tommy Towery, Mike Ward, Melody Weldon, and Faye Wilson

Absent: Lorraine Allen, Diane Cooper, Priscilla Deverell, Felicia Hartsfield, Cantrese Hayslett, Diana Humphrey, Dee Luna, Lynne Owens, Julia Rhodes, Marcy Sanford, and Michael Williams

1. Call to order at 9:33

2. May minutes were approved as amended and passed with 0-no and 0-abstention vote.

3. Old Business:

Installation and Pledge for new senators who were not able to be Present at the May meeting.

There was an adjustment to the attendance policy of the By-Laws. A motion was made to approve the By-Laws as amended. The amendment passed with a 0-no and 0-abstaining vote.

President Taylor went over the list of current University committees and advised the Senate that volunteers were needed for each committee.

4. New Business:

Election of Officers:

A motion was made that the pending officer elections be held by paper ballot and it was seconded and passed with 0-no and 0-abstention vote.

President Taylor opened the floor for nominations for the Office of President for the Staff Senate 2002-2003. Senator Calvin Strong was nominated. A motion was made to close nominations; it was seconded, and approved with a 0-no and 0-abstention vote. President Taylor declared Senator Strong the President by acclimation and handed the meeting over to the new President.

President Strong opened the floor for nominations for the position of Vice President. Senator Hope Smith was nominated. A motion was made to close nominations; it was seconded, and approved with a 0-no and 0-abstention vote. President Strong declared Senator Smith the Vice President by acclimation

President Strong opened the floor for nominations for the position of Secretary. Senator Pam Cash was nominated. A motion was made to close nominations; it was seconded, and approved with a 0-no and 0-abstention vote. President Strong declared Senator Cash the Secretary by acclimation.

President Strong opened the floor for nominations for the position of Coordinator of Membership. Senator Leslie Peach was nominated. A motion was made to close nominations; it was seconded and approved with a 0-no and 0-abstention vote. President Strong declared Senator Peach the Coordinator of Membership by acclimation.

President Strong opened the floor for nominations for the position of Public Relations Coordinator. Senator Gary Carman and Senator Sherry Crone were nominated. A motion was made to close nominations; it was seconded and approved with a 0-no and 0-abstention vote. Teller Chris Powless distributed paper ballots and the Senate voted. Teller Powless tallied the votes and President Strong declared Senator Crone the new Public Relations Coordinator.

President Strong opened the floor for nominations for the position of Senate Web Master. Senator Carol Laney was nominated. A motion was made to close nominations; it was seconded and approved with a 0-no and 0-abstention vote. President Strong declared Senator Laney the Web Master.

President Strong welcomed the new Executive Committee and gave a brief welcoming speech. Then President Strong asked for and received volunteers for the following committees:

Election Committee:
LaRuth Lofties
Shelia Ogburn
Frances Frazier
Brad Frewin
Senese Duhart
Marcia Taylor

Finance Committee:
Laura Edwards
Amy Martin
Dianne Day

Issues Review Committee
James Rose
Paul Cade
Virginia Reed
Debra Cummings
David Horan
Linda HarrisDwayne Thompson
Shirley Cowley
Hikmat Samaha
Arlene Savage
Marcia Taylor
Pamela Horvath

5. Meeting Adjourned at 10:26 a.m.

Next Meeting: July 18th at 9:30 a.m. in UC 404

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