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Employee Benefits Committee

Termination Date: Standing Committee, last version in April 2004.
 

Purpose: To review existing or proposed employee benefit programs and/or plans.
 

Membership: Voting membership of the committee shall consist of one faculty member from each college and a professional librarian selected by the Faculty Senate, (At least one faculty member shall be a Faculty Senator, but Faculty Senators should not hold a majority of faculty membership on the committee.) the Chair of the Faculty Senate Faculty Welfare and Concerns Committee, two staff members from the secretarial/clerical, technical/paraprofessional, skilled crafts, and/or service maintenance categories, and two other staff members from the executive and/or professional/nonfaculty categories selected by the Staff Congress, the Chair of the Staff congress Personnel Policies and Benefits Committee and the Director of Budgets and Management Information or his/her designee. The nonvoting member shall be the Director of Human Resources. Term of service for those selected staff and faculty shall be four years with one fourth of the members being replaced each year. The Chairs of the Faculty Senate Faculty Welfare and Concerns Committee and the Staff Congress Personnel Policies and Benefits Committee will serve 1 year terms.
 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To periodically review existing or proposed employee benefits programs and/or plans and recommend additions, deletions, or other modifications.
  • To review Office of Human Resources benefits data and benefits market survey materials.
  • To review proposals for servicing employee benefits programs and/or plans.
 

Officers:  A Chair and a chair-elect (who shall serve as chair in absence of the Chair) to be selected by the committee from the membership.  The Chair shall have at least one year of experience on the committee prior to beginning a term of service.  The chairmanship shall alternate yearly between members who are classified as Faculty and those classified as Staff.  The position of Secretary shall be filled by a non-member from the Office of Human Resources.
 

Frequency of Meetings: As required.
 

Reporting Channels: Recommendatory to the President through the Vice President for Administration and Fiscal Services. Recommended changes in policies and procedures shall be reported to the Faculty Senate and Staff Congress.
 

Minutes & Proposals Copied to: The Library, Faculty Senate, Student Government Association, and Staff Congress.
 

Support Services: Office of Human Resources.

 


 

MMEMBERSHIP

The procedure for resignation from a University Standing Committee is written notification to the University Standing Committee chairperson, Faculty Senate secretary, and the faculty member’s Department Chair. In the absence of a University Standing Committee Chairperson, the notification may be sent to the Faculty Senate secretary and the faculty member’s Department Chair.
  
Name Representing Term Ending
Katy Carlson Chair of FS Faculty Welfare and Concerns Position Filled
Fatma Mohamed     CBT 2016 - 20
Mark Schack COE 2015 - 19
Roma Prindle CCAHSS 2017 - 21
Mike Fultz     COS 2014 - 18
Craig Dennis, Vice Chair Chair, SC Per. Benefits Position Filled
VACANT Exec/Manag 2014 - 18
Jessica Thompson Tech/Par Professional 2016 - 20
Traci Webster, Chair Sec/Clerical 2015 - 19
Teresa Lindgren Director Budgets Position Filled
Harold Nally Human Resources Position Filled
Mykie Howard Librarian 2017 - 21

All 1 year terms end August 15 of each fiscal year.

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