2017-2018 Committees

The Administrative Professional Council has several standing committees where the work of the APC is accomplished. Membership of the standing committees is not restricted to APC members (except for the Executive Committee) and APs interested in joining a committee should contact the current Vice Chair of APC for more information.

The Executive Committee shall accept items of business to bring before APC, determine the appropriateness of items of business to be brought before APC, and act for APC between regular meetings. It shall inform APC at the next scheduled meeting of actions taken on APC’s behalf between meetings. The Executive Committee is comprised of the Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, and immediate Past Chair (as ex-officio, nonvoting). Members of the Executive Committee may not serve as Chair or Vice Chair on any other standing or ad hoc committee, except the Treasurer shall serve as Chair of the Budget Committee.

  1. Shannon Wagner (Chair)
  2. Catherine Douras (Vice Chair)
  3. Jessica Hunter (Treasurer)
  4. Tori Anderson (Secretary)

The Awards Committee is responsible for suggesting and reviewing awards for Administrative Professionals and for overseeing the management of awards approved by the Council.

  1. Matthew Klein (Chair)
  2. Christine Hooks
  3. Jamie Szelc
  4. Shirl Portillos
  5. Trish Torrez
  6. Tamla Blunt

The Communications Committee is responsible for recommending platforms to APC for use in compiling and disseminating information about APC to various audiences. This committee shall study and make recommendations on methods of dissemination appropriate for different types of information. These methods shall include but not be limited to the following: newsletters, campus mail (including off-campus sites), Today@Colorado State, e-mail, orientations and workshops, and web pages.

  1. Shannon Dale (Chair)
  2. Collette Hageman
  3. Jessica Cox
  4. Rick Novak
  5. JJ Nelson
  6. Ruth Willson
  7. Edit Szalai
  8. Tricia Howley (Alternate)
  9. Donna Merwarth

The Employment Committee reviews, evaluates, and suggests/recommends new policies or procedural changes to the Academic Faculty and Administrative Professional Manual dealing with employment issues that relate to APs.

  1. Janet Meine (Co-Chair)
  2. Susan Becker (Co-Chair)
  3. Tori Anderson
  4. Summer Shaffer
  5. Shaun Case
  6. Natalie LaRose
  7. Mary Dolce
  8. Yvonne Bridgeman
  9. Allison Penfield (non-APC member)

The Nominations & Elections Committee is responsible for soliciting nominations for and the election of membership to APC as well as the nomination and election of officers. The election procedure is outlined in Article VI of the Constitution.

  1. Rosanna Bateman (Chair)
  2. Lesley Jones
  3. Caitlin Kotnik
  4. Steven Dove
  5. Ed Kluender

The Policies & Procedures Committee considers policies and procedures that affect administrative professionals and make recommendations to APC. It reviews current APC policies and procedures at least once each academic year to ensure APC is adhering to its APC Manual of Rules and Procedures. This committee offers and considers recommendations for modifications to the APC Constitution and the APC Manual of Rules and Procedures.

  1. Sarah Olson (Co-Chair)
  2. Susanne Cordery (Co-Chair)
  3. Tyler Rayburn
  4. Lynn Borngrebe
  5. Kacy Paul
  6. Bob Schur (ex-officio)

The Service & Outreach Committee works to increase the visibility of APs and thereby strengthen their status and that of the AP Council at Colorado State University. This is accomplished through 1.) planning, organizing, and implementing community service projects, social events, and campus forums for APs 2.) Working with the Communications Committee to publicize these projects, events and forums 3.) Providing AP Council representatives opportunities to meet with their constituents during these events 4.) Recommending new programming initiatives for review and possible implementation and perform other functions as requested by the Executive Committee of the AP Council.

  1. Barb Gustison (Co-Chair)
  2. Jessica Hunter (Co-Chair)
  3. Laurel Donahue
  4. Claire Calhoun
  5. Matt Stermer
  6. Lauren Wolff
  7. Kelli Clark
  8. Ashlee Clark
  9. Shana Ryken
  10. Farrah Bustamante (Alternate)