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Benefits Advisory Council

2023 Benefits Advisory Council Healthcare Benchmarking Report [PDF]

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.


NameRepresentative BodyTermPeriod of Appointment
Mary Elizabeth MilesInterim Vice President of Human ResourcesRole BasedOngoing
Aaron WilsonCo-Chair; Faculty Senate Finance and Facilities Committee ChairRole BasedOngoing

Past-Co-Chair; Faculty Senate

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

1 Year1 Year
Marjorie MoraAdministrative Senate*3 YearsFY2024
Cheri SheetsAFSCME 3200*3 YearsFY2025
Sarah WyattFaculty Senate (Chair)3 YearsOngoing
John AckisonAFSCME 1699*Role BasedOngoing
Brandon KingFOP1 YearOngoing
Tim RyanFOP Lieutenants1 YearOngoing
(vacant)Deans3 YearsFY2023
(vacant)Chairs/Directors3 YearsFY2023
Lyn RedingtonVice President of Student Affairs3 Years 
(vacant)VP Regional Higher EducationRole BasedOngoing
John DayAssociate ProvostRole BasedOngoing
Carly LeatherwoodPresident’s CouncilRole BasedOngoing
(vacant)Budget Planning & AnalysisRole BasedOngoing
Greg FialkoHR-BenefitsRole BasedOngoing
(vacant)HCOM Clinical FacultyAdvisory RoleOngoing

* 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