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In an effort to support the staff at FGCU, Staff Advisory Council (SAC) representatives serve as
members of, and participate in, University committees. In addition, SAC representatives serve
on committees organized by SAC. Please see committee descriptions and available hyperlinks below.
Committee Charge: Identify ways to recognize and encourage outstanding staff performance. Committee is responsible for soliciting nominations for and recognizing those awarded the Finest of the Flock Award, a peer-to-peer recognition program; for identifying two award winners for the SAC Professional Development Program (SAC PDP); and for partnering with Human Resources to name one A&P and one SP staff member for the Outstanding Staff Awards (Employee of the Year Awards).
Committee Charge: Advise the Staff Advisory Council on concerns and interests related to personnel policies. To entertain the concerns and interests related to personnel policies provided to the Committee by the elected Staff Advisory Council or the staff electorate at Florida Gulf Coast University. To act as an information-based resource, related to personnel policies, to properly gather, discuss, and address the concerns and interests of staff personnel for appropriate action.
Committee Charge: Develop and coordinate special events which assist in enhancing staff familiarity with the Staff Advisory Council and its members, support staff development, build cross-departmental relationships and promote an enhanced campus climate. Examples of previous and upcoming events include the SAC Bake-Off, Campus Beautification Day, and the Soar Into Spring professional development series which occurs during the week of student spring break. The committee also identifies other University-organized service events in which SAC members can support and participate.
SAC Planning and Staff Engagement
Committee Charge: Create and present ways for SAC to market, structure and represent staff in more efficient and effective ways. To discuss, inquire, and investigate the effectiveness of SAC in relation to the perceptions and observations of the staff with a focus on understanding all variables in question that comprise the staff view. Armed with this information, the committee is challenged to create and present new ways for SAC to market, structure, and represent the staff in years to come.
Committee Charge: Determine parties responsible for the evaluation and implementation of each Climate Survey Recommendation, obtain project outline and timeline from the department or taskforce for each recommendation, bring project plans and timeline to SAC for review and approval.
Committee Charge: Collect and review comments submitted under the acceptable Comment Guidelines and present them to the Staff Advisory Council (SAC).
Committee Charge: To serve as the main source of coordination for public communications which promote and convey the voice of the Staff Advisory Council (SAC). The SAC Planning and Staff Engagement Committee is responsible for:
SAC Elections Committee
The Election Committee oversees the annual SAC elections each spring semester. The committee is responsible for the following:
The SAC Shared Governance Team was created to examine the current impact that Staff has at FGCU and how SAC is incorporated into the concept of Shared Governance. The Team continues to work on maintaining, and increasing, Staff participation in the concept of Shared Governance.
The Bylaws Review Team was created to review and propose changes to the SAC Bylaws, which included reviewing bylaws by peer groups on campus and at peer institutions, soliciting the input of all FGCU Staff in drafting their recommendations, and bringing the recommendations forward for SAC body approval.
University Committees (cont.):