Ohio University

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 Role Based Ongoing
Susan Williams Co-Chair - Faculty Senate, Finance and
Facilities Committee Chair
Role Based Ongoing
(Vacant) Past Co-Chair of Faculty Senate
(only filled during transition year)
Role Based 1 Year
Vickie McFadden Administrative Senate 3 Years Through
FY2018
Jennifer Romero Classified Senate 3 Years Through
FY2020
Joe McLaughlin Faculty Senate (Chair) Role Based  
(Vacant) Past Co-Chair of Faculty Senate
(only filled during transition year)
Role Based 1 Year
David Juedes Chair/Director 3 Years Through
FY2020
Tia Barrett CFAO 3 Years Through
FY2020
Bill Willan VP Regional Higher Education Role Based Ongoing
Jason Pina VP Student Affairs Role Based Ongoing
John Day Associate Provost Role Based Ongoing
Chad Mitchell Chief of Staff, Finance and Administration Role Based Ongoing
(Vacant) Dean Role Based 3 Years
Jennifer Kirksey President's Council Role Based
(non voting)
Ongoing
Greg Fialko HR - Benefits Role Based
(non voting)
Ongoing
Jane Balbo HCOM Clinical Faculty Role Based
(non voting)
Ongoing

BAC Charter (PDF)