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Benefits Advisory Council

Mission Statement

The Benefit Advisory Council (BAC) is charged with analyzing and making recommendations related to university benefit plan designs in conformance with the guiding principles and strategies defined by Total Compensation Committee (TCC) under the direction of the President. The BAC will explore options and suggest changes that meet the objectives and goals established by the TCC. They will consider competitiveness, financial sustainability and fairness in their recommendations.The BAC serves as an advisory body to the TCC and its recommendations along with any potential budget implications are provided to the Budget Planning Council (BPC) for consideration when developing budget assumptions. Ultimate decision making authority regarding University benefit programs rests with the President and the Board of Trustees, or its delegate.

Membership

Name

Representative Body

Term

Period of Appointment

Colleen Bendl

Co-Chair; Human Resources CHRO

Role Based

Ongoing

Doug Clowe

Co-Chair; Faculty Senate Finance and Facilities Committee Chair

Role Based

Ongoing

(vacant)

Past-Co-Chair; Faculty Senate

(Only filled during year when Co-Chair from Faculty Senate changes)

1 Year

1 Year

Marjorie Mora

Administrative Senate*

3 Years

FY2021

Marilyn Maher

AFSCME 3200*

3 Years

FY2022

Robin Muhammed

Faculty Senate (Chair)

3 Years

Ongoing

John Ackison

AFSCME 1699*

Role Based

FY2022

(vacant)

Deans

3 Years

FY2023

David Juedes

Chairs/Directors

3 Years

FY2023

(vacant)

CFAOs

3 Years

 

Nicole Pennington

VP Regional Higher Education

Role Based

Ongoing

John Day

Associate Provost

Role Based

Ongoing

Jennifer Kirksey

President’s Council

Role Based

Ongoing

(vacant)

Budget Planning & Analysis

Role Based

Ongoing

Greg Fialko

HR-Benefits

Role Based

Ongoing

Jane Balbo

HCOM Clinical Faculty

Advisory Role

Ongoing

* Administrative Senate and AFSCME members must also be members of their senate/union and remain on BAC for their scheduled period of appointment.

BAC Charter (PDF)