Representatives: Elizabeth Chupp and Ron Gifford
The Campus Communications Committee's role is to facilitate communication between the Board of Trustees and various campus constituencies. The committee meets prior to each Board of Trustees meeting to create a formal letter of to be read at the Board of Trustees meeting addressing campus successes, issues, and concerns. In addition, the Campus Communication Committee hosts the Coffee Hour prior to each Board of Trustees meeting bringing in speakers on topics that would be of interest to the Board of Trustees and other campus representatives.
The committee is made up of eight members including; two faculty members nominated and elected by the Academic Senate, the Academic Senate Chairperson, one student elected by the Student Government Association, one Civil Service employee elected by the Civil Service Council, the Civil Service Council Chairperson, one Administrative/Professional employee elected by the Administrative/Professional Council, and the Administrative/Professional Council Chairperson.
Representative: Amelia Noel-Elkins
The representative to the Academic Senate attends all Academic Senate meetings as a representative of the A/P Council. The Senate representative also attends and participates in all A/P Council meetings and provides written and verbal updates to the Council on the Senate meetings. The Academic Senate representative also serves on a committee within the Academic Senate structure, typically the Finance and Planning Committee. The Academic Senate rep is appointed by the council and their appointed lasts for a period of one year. You can review minutes of full Senate meetings on the Academic Senate website.
The Parking and Transportation Advisory Committee is responsible for assisting the Office of Parking and Transportation staff in developing policies, procedures, regulations, and establishing fees for University Parking Regulations. The committee also provides advice regarding campus transportation and reviews appeals to parking violations. Typically, two Administrative/Professional employees serve on this committee representing the views of all A/P staff. A written report is provided to the A/P Council with necessary updates.
Representative: Rachel Carraci
The Joint Awards Committee is responsible for coordinating the administration of the Esprit de Corps Award, A/P Distinguished Service Award and the A/P Emerging Leader Award. Members of the committee include the A/P Council representative and the past year’s award recipients.
Representative: Christine Bruckner
The representative to the Illinois State University Foundation Board serves as a liaison between the Board and the A/P Council. This is an Administrative/Professional elected position, typically serving for two years. The representative attends and participates in all scheduled Foundation Board of Directors meetings, representing the issues, positions, and interests of the Administrative/Professional Council. The representative also attends and participates in all A/P Council meetings, provides Council members with status reports from the Foundation Board of Directors meetings, and facilitates requests between the Council and the Board.
Representative: Rachel Carraci
The Team Excellence Award Committee works each year to recognize the collaborative efforts of a group of Administrative/Professional and/or Civil Service employees, faculty, and students at Illinois State University.