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Bylaws Committee: Maria Modayil, Chair

The Bylaws Committee shall review the Bylaws on an annual basis to address the changing needs of the Administrative Senate, to eliminate ambiguities, and shall suggest updates as appropriate. The Secretary of the Administrative Senate shall chair the Bylaws Committee. He or she, with the assistance of the committee as necessary, shall be responsible for assisting the Administrative Senate in interpreting the Bylaws and in suggesting resolutions to problems directed to it by the Administrative Senate.

Elections: Beth Tragert, Chair and Cat Russell, Co-Chair

The Elections Committee shall be composed of three continuing senators appointed by the Executive Committee. The Elections Committee shall manage and oversee the annual elections process for senators and for the Administrative Senate officers.

Policy and Procedure Committee: Maria Modayil, Chair

The Policy and Procedure Committee shall address the relationship between administrators and the University as an employer. In particular, the committee shall review, study, and recommend Administrative Senate action in regard to such matters as performance, evaluation, and policies and procedures which affect the ability of administrators to function in their positions.

Professional Development: OPEN vacancy, Chair

The Professional Development Committee shall address efforts to provide and encourage professional growth and development of administrators.

OUtstanding Administrator: Michael Rinaldi-Eichenberg, Chair and Jen Watson, Co-chair

The OUtstanding Administrator Committee shall manage and oversee the annual OUtstanding Administrator Award process. Committee members shall be responsible for soliciting nominations for the award, reviewing applications and interviewing references, and for recommending up to three award recipients to the University President. The committee Chair or his or her designee shall work with representatives of the Service Awards Committee on the annual OUtstanding Administrator/Service Awards Ceremony. Membership of this committee consists of a representative from each of the University Senates (Faculty, Classified, Graduate and Undergraduate); and five (5) administrators.

Service Awards: OPEN vacancy, Chair

The Service Awards shall manage and oversee the annual recognition of administrators’ service milestones, beginning at 10 years and every five years thereafter, and of retirees. Committee members shall be responsible for reviewing and verifying administrators’ service records and securing appropriate mementoes to recognize their achievements. The committee Chair or his or her designee shall work with representatives of the OUtstanding Administrator Committee on the annual OUtstanding Administrator/Service Awards Ceremony.

Ad-hoc Communication Committee: Cody Sigmon, Chair and OPEN vacancy, Co-chair

The Communication Committee is looking into ways to increase and improve communication between senators and constituents.