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Staff Council Meeting - Shared screen with speaker view
Ashley Lindsoe
08:52
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1kC2kVkWceUA0ShFtFaPbQCmctZYOeTMCFo7Q3j2r-xY/edit?usp=sharing
Ashley Lindsoe
09:13
Good morning! Please be sure to sign in on the roll call sheet.
Derek Bastille
11:09
Woohoo! The power :-) Thanks!
Ronnie Houchin (he/him)
14:15
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1kC2kVkWceUA0ShFtFaPbQCmctZYOeTMCFo7Q3j2r-xY/edit?usp=sharing
Ashley Lindsoe
14:22
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1kC2kVkWceUA0ShFtFaPbQCmctZYOeTMCFo7Q3j2r-xY/edit?usp=sharing
Ashley Lindsoe
14:28
Here is the roll call sheet
Michael Szidloski II (he/him/his)
14:33
BRB have a small department issue I need to address
Ronnie Houchin (he/him)
16:01
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1kC2kVkWceUA0ShFtFaPbQCmctZYOeTMCFo7Q3j2r-xY/edit?usp=sharing
Michael Szidloski II (he/him/his)
16:25
and back
Michael Szidloski II (he/him/his)
36:17
thanks Sean! :D
Simi K (she/her)
50:41
Simi Khurana, Alumni Relations, skhurana@alaska.edu
Simi K (she/her)
51:13
#49HoursForAlaska
Nycolett Rabley
53:47
https://www.alaska.edu/hr/labor/training/index.php
Nycolett Rabley
54:34
https://www.alaska.edu/hr/remote-work/index.php
Nycolett Rabley
55:02
https://www.alaska.edu/remote-work/index.php
Ronnie Houchin (he/him)
55:14
https://www.alaska.edu/remote-work/images/Remote%20Work%20Assessment%20Form_2021_09_14.pdf
Michael Szidloski II (he/him/his)
56:12
Thanks Nycolette!
Derek Bastille
01:01:39
I did find it interesting that there were a few out and out No responses to the remote work proposals. For example the requested changes to the remote worksite inspection regulations.
Derek Bastille
01:02:45
Preventing the Flu is another benefit of wearing a mask :-)
Ronnie Houchin (he/him)
01:10:16
Thank you, Juella
Michael Szidloski II (he/him/his)
01:10:30
need to queue the intermission music ;)
Juella Sparks, UAF
01:10:53
@Natalia we’re on break :)
Raina Collins
01:10:57
ooh, can we have music?!?!
Raina Collins
01:11:14
1920's scandanavian yodeling perhaps?
Michael Szidloski II (he/him/his)
01:13:42
was thinking an instrumental cover of The Girl from Ipanema, or the old vaudeville intermission music
Kari Mellmer
01:13:45
OMG Raina...I never knew your eclectic music style
Kari Mellmer
01:14:02
I can suggest a lot of K-pop
Derek Bastille
01:19:35
I've been listening to the group Heilung. They are sort of Viking/old german. Very cool
Derek Bastille
01:31:52
STUFF -- Staff Topics Using Fairbanks Folks ;-)
Michael Szidloski II (he/him/his)
01:32:04
That's a good one Derek
Felicia Burud
01:32:13
I have to go to another meeting. I hope you all have an excellent day!
Alda Norris (she/her)
01:32:13
yes, it's the new health challenge, get a point for sending in an Alaska recipe
Alda Norris (she/her)
01:33:53
click "Upcoming/Current Challenges" https://www.alaska.edu/hr/benefits/health/wellness.php
Raina Collins
01:35:08
Thanks Alda!
Michael Szidloski II (he/him/his)
01:40:02
nah I appreciate it Derek! :D
Michael Szidloski II (he/him/his)
01:40:10
gotta keep me in line after all ;)
Ronnie Houchin (he/him)
01:45:22
I believe UAS and the System Office Staff Councils each received $4,000 or $5,000 each.
Michael Szidloski II (he/him/his)
01:54:36
for reference, the average survey response rate is 10-15% for a good response rate
Derek Bastille
01:58:43
"I'm doing OK, but I talk to lots of folks in other departments who are not doing well"
Michael Szidloski II (he/him/his)
01:58:49
personal life, we got to see other folks not doing well with the pandemic (losing jobs, worried about housing etc) so perhaps a "I'm not doing so bad comparatively"?
Kari Mellmer
01:59:48
I feel like my 2021 is trying to out do 2020 with morale and craziness
Derek Bastille
02:04:00
How many are adjunct faculty vs staff?
Raina Collins
02:05:34
Faculty (regular and adjunct): 525Staff (full- and part-time): 2,412Student employees: 658
Raina Collins
02:05:58
not sure if that answers it but that's what's on our website🙄
Alda Norris (she/her)
02:06:05
I would assume COVID influenced that positively, leadership has really been pushing the "If you're sick stay home" plus we had the extra COVID emergency leave that helped costs
Michael Szidloski II (he/him/his)
02:12:50
that's a good point ALda
Derek Bastille
02:19:29
None of those compensation decisions will mean squat unless the legislature approves the money. That is incredibly frustrating and clouds what the future looks like.
Raina Collins
02:20:38
Exactly, they'd have to advocate for us when it's time to create the budget, and if they don't then all the pretty words don't mean anything 🤷🏻‍♀️
Juella Sparks, UAF
02:22:59
Hallelujah
Alda Norris (she/her)
02:28:09
well presented, Ronnie. really appreciate the research links too
Stacey SHCC
02:29:01
Thank you Ronnie, very interesting!
Alda Norris (she/her)
02:32:48
re: effort to raise awareness of Staff Council- can we have some sort of open house where we not only introduce reps, but a short presentation that walks people thru structures at the U? that is a piece that I think is missing from onboarding, and a lot of things have changed, might be a good refresher for folks to see where units roll up to, who is on BOR and what their charge is etc.
Alda Norris (she/her)
02:32:58
(online open house obviously)
Michael Szidloski II (he/him/his)
02:33:05
we were talking about something like that at the SRDD
Michael Szidloski II (he/him/his)
02:33:21
or rather, it was brought up as an option, at the SRDD
Alda Norris (she/her)
02:33:57
good idea, if it's for SRDD then people hopefully are more likely to have time off to attend
Alda Norris (she/her)
02:34:11
I am volunteering to help ;)
Raina Collins
02:34:47
LOL ok Alda I'll remember that!!!!
Juella Sparks, UAF
02:41:07
Here is the Staff Alliance agenda for Friday - https://docs.google.com/document/d/19g9k-4FpyMH0AV9fLrLi9XjSS1TPGbQ0oeuVJzMJA2o/edit?usp=sharing
Alda Norris (she/her)
02:42:10
Some important advice on land acknowledgements, from indigenous peoples:https://nativegov.org/a-guide-to-indigenous-land-acknowledgment/
Stacey SHCC
02:42:11
Bye all! I have to run to another meeting. As usual, thank you for this time.
Juella Sparks, UAF
02:42:35
Thanks for being here Sandra!
Tara Borland
02:43:34
I have to run to another meeting. Thanks everyone!
Shannon Watson
02:43:48
I have to run to another meeting.
Michael Szidloski II (he/him/his)
02:43:50
I don't have the capacity sorry :(
Sandra Wildfeuer
02:44:02
I also have another meeting…thanks everyone