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Committees

Key

  • "U" is for University Committee
  • "SEC" is for SEC Committee
  • * committee chair

Administrative Manual Review Board (U)

Reviews the administrative manual. Meets once a month on the third Friday of the month from 12 noon- 1 p.m. Capacity: 1 member, 1 alternate.

Arboretum Board (U)

Organizes Arbor Day celebration and is involved in determining landscaping on campus. The Board meets monthly on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Capacity: 1 member, 1 alternate.

ASUN Senate (U)

An SEC committee member attends all Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN) meetings and reports back to the Council issues of interest to classified staff. The ASUN is made up of every undergraduate student at the University of Nevada and provides a vehicle, through elected officials, to voice student concerns. The ASUN student government is composed of three branches: judicial, executive and legislative. All positions are filled by elected or appointed undergraduate students. Elections are held each March and appointments are ongoing throughout the year. The ASUN Senate meets every Wednesday evening at 5: 30 p.m. during the fall and spring semesters, excluding University holidays and breaks. Capacity: 1 member, 1 alternate.

Balloon Race Scholarship Committee (U)

All Balloon Race Scholarship Committee members have the opportunity to serve on one or more sub-committees, help design the year’s pin, sell pins and tickets, participate in Great Reno Balloon Race Events (pilot party, crewing for the University sponsored balloon, staffing the balloon pin display at the hospitality tent on event days, etc.) and participate in committee pot-luck dinner for pilots. Capacity: 5 members.

Benefits & Compensation Committee (SEC)

The committee and a non-voting advisory member from Human Resources shall search for and recommend to the Council any improvement that staff feel is needed to classified employee compensation, benefits and any other special interests. Capacity: 3+ members. 

Annual Reports:

Members: 

Classified Employee Recognition Program (SEC)

Reviews monthly nominations and selects no more than two classified employees each month who have demonstrated outstanding service, exceptional attitude and excellence in work performance. The committee shall also review yearly nominations and select an employee who has put forth continuous outstanding service to receive the Annual Distinguished Classified Employee Award. A committee member may not be a recipient of either award while serving on this committee. The previous year's recipient of the Distinguished Classified Employee Award may serve as a member of the committee. Capacity: 5 members.  Annual Report

Classified Staff Development Fund/ Educational Leave (SEC)

Reviews and approves or disapproves applications submitted by classified employees who are applying for partial or full funding to attend workshops, seminars and/or classes in order to enhance their professional development at the University. This committee shall also administer the Educational leave program in accordance with NAC 284.514 - 284.522 and NRS 284.343. Capacity: 3+ members.  Annual Report

Committee on the Status of Women (U)

The Committee on the Status of Women (CSW) is composed of faculty, staff, and students who are concerned with gender equality on campus. The Committee's mission is to identify and communicate the issues and concerns of women faculty, staff and students regarding their experience in, and expectations of, the University. CSW goals are to ensure that the issues and concerns of women are communicated appropriately; provide opportunities for networking and the development of support systems for women; and ensure that gender is not a barrier to full participation by women in the academic, professional, social, and cultural life of the University. For more information, visit the CSW website.

Capacity: 1 member, 1 alternate.

Elections Committee (SEC)

Responsible for the annual election process as outlined in Article V of the SEC Bylaws. Capacity: 3+ members.  Annual Report

Emergency Planning Advisory Committee (U)

The committee will develop, implement, review, and provide oversight of departmental emergency planning and management issues. The committee will advise the Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) Policy Development and Implementation Committee and the Security Council, as appropriate. Capacity: 1 member, 1 alternate.

Facilities Resource Committee (U)

This committee is in charge of reviewing construction work over $25,000 on campus. They hear requests for office and classroom/lab space and decide if the request should be granted. The committee meets once a month on the second Tuesday from 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. in the Clark Administration conference room. Capacity: 1 member, 1 alternate.

  • Member- Vacant
  • Alternate- Vacant

Faculty Senate (U)

An SEC committee member attends all Faculty Senate meetings and reports back to the Council issues of interest to classified staff. The Senate meets monthly (with the exception of July) from 1:15-4:45 p.m. in the Reynolds School of Journalism, Room 304. Capacity: 1 member, 1 alternate.

Occupational Safety Committee (U)

The Occupational Safety Committee will provide oversight and guidance to University administrators and Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) staff with regard to programmatic and compliance aspects of workplace safety, and promote development of specific programs to facilitate employee awareness and observance of applicable health and safety standards. Capacity: 1 member, 1 alternate.

Parking & Traffic Board (U)

Meets monthly to hear parking citation appeals, vote on parking policy changes and hear special requests involving exceptions to parking policy. Capacity: 1 member, 1 alternate.

Police Advisory Board (U)

The Police Advisory Board reviews and discusses public safety concerns for the University and the neighboring community. The goal of the board is to create an inclusive campus environment characterized by civility. Meetings are held at least twice each semester in the Student Services Building conference room. Capacity: 1 member, 1 alternate.

  • Member- Vacant
  • Alternate- Vacant

Police Services Board of Professional Standards (U)

The Nevada System of Higher Education requires each institution that has a police department to establish a system to review allegations of misconduct made against police department officers and employees. The Police Services Board of Professional Standards reviews any allegation of misconduct against any employee of UNR Police Department and makes recommendations concerning actions of the department or individual. Proceedings are confidential. Capacity: 1 member, 1 alternate.

SEC Bylaws (SEC)

A committee of three (3), including the Vice Chair, shall review the Bylaws and make recommendations for change to the Council. Upon approval by the Council, the Committee Chair shall deliver said Bylaws to the president, through the Office of the Vice President for Administration and Finance, for signing. Upon procurement of the president's signature, the Committee Chair shall make arrangements for copies of the Bylaws to be printed and then distributed to Council members at the next regularly scheduled monthly meeting. Capacity: 3+ members.  Annual Report

SEC Annual Classified Recognition Reception (SEC)

The Council sponsors, with the president of the University, an annual awards reception. A committee of at least five (5), including at least one (1) person from BCN Human Resources as a nonvoting advisory member, shall be responsible for planning and processing all matters pertaining to the annual awards reception. Years of service awards shall be given to classified employees based on their cumulative service years at the University with a cutoff date of December 31. A joint subcommittee consisting of at least one (1) member of the SEC Awards Reception and one (1) from the SEC Open House should work together to solicit donations for the two events. Donations should be divided equally between the two events. Capacity: 5 members.  Annual Report

SEC Open House (SEC)

Responsible for inviting vendors and planning the annual SEC Open House for the purpose of providing employees with information on SEC and University Committees, campus programs and community information relating to University activities. A joint sub-committee consisting of at least one (1) member of the SEC Awards Luncheon and one (1) from the SEC Open House should work together to solicit donations for the two events. Donations should be divided equally between the two events. Capacity: 5 members.  Annual Report

SEC Web Site Committee (SEC)

Develops and maintains the Staff Employees' Council web site. Capacity: 3+ members.  Annual Report

Student Services Food/Retail Dining & Catering Committee (U)

Comprised of faculty, staff, students and food service contractors. Makes recommendations to the President on all food service related matters including pricing, vendor contracts, meal plans, dining facilities and other items. Meets monthly for about two hours, except during the summer. Capacity: 1 member, 1 alternate.

Student Union Advisory Board (U)

The Student Union Advisory Board reviews and discusses how the student union facility is being utilized and makes recommendations to the associate vice president of Student Life and the director of the Joe Crowley Student Union. Capacity: 1 member, 1 alternate.

  • Member- Vacant
  • Alternate- Vacant

Sustainability Committee (U)

In 2008-2009, the University's Sustainability Committee gathered information and developed a plan for creating a more sustainable campus. This plan is one of the requirements of the American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment, signed by President Glick in 2008. The committee formed ad hoc working groups to study and report on the four focus areas: energy, transportation, campus life and curriculum. Capacity: 1 member, 1 alternate.

University Athletics Committee (U)

Monitor the University's athletics program on behalf of the president and the University faculty, advise the president and the Faculty Senate, and help ensure that the University's intercollegiate athletics program meets the highest standards of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). This committee reports to the president, but is also responsible for informing and making recommendations to the Faculty Senate. Capacity: 1 member, 1 alternate.

University Disabilities Resource Coalition (U)

The committee is comprised of a network of faculty, staff and student allies who will provide support and advocacy by identifying the issues and concerns of persons with disabilities in the University community. Capacity: 1 member, 1 alternate.

Video Surveillance Committee (U)

  • Vacant

Work and Family Taskforce (U)

This committee reports to the president through the special assistant to the president for diversity. Assists University faculty, staff and students in balancing their work/school and family lives. Improves the family-friendliness of the campus in terms of policies, resources and services. Informs the campus community of available resources. Capacity: 1 member, 1 alternate.

  • Member- Jennifer Laslo: 775-682-7499, jlaslo@unr.edu
  • Alternate- Vacant

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