Officers & Committee Members



Scholarship Committee Reviews applicants and selects students to receive the Staff Association Scholarship each school year. This scholarship is funded by donations from staff members and from the Staff Association Endowment. This committee also encourages staff to contribute to the scholarship fund.

Tiger Funk, Chair

Staff Recognition Committee Reviews nominations and chooses recipients of the Staff of the Month Award. Additionally, this committee reviews nominations and makes recommendations for the recipients of the Distinguished Service and Outstanding Staff Awards given at Commencement. The Recognition Committee also welcomes new staff members to the University.

Nellie Lee, Chair

Adam Wilcock, Chair-elect

Staff Professional Development Fund Committee Reviews funding requests to support staff professional development across campus. This committee also focuses on creating professional development opportunities for staff on campus.

Ralph Savage, Chair

John Lisonbee, Chair-elect

Ad Hoc Committees

Policy Committee Reviews institutional policies directly related to staff and works with the Human Resources office to recommend changes.

Ralph Savage, Chair

Events and Wellness Committee Focuses on ways to increase staff member wellness and creates opportunities for staff to connect across campus.

Kol Gibson, Chair