2013-14 Committees of the University

University Benefits Committee 
(Bylaws, Article 16.2)

Membership of University Benefits Committee

16.2 University Benefits Committee

16.2.1 Composition 

16.2.1.1 The University Benefits Committee is directly responsible to the president and shall consist of:

(A) A chair, elected by and from the committee;

(B)
Two faculty members appointed by the president upon the recommendation of the Faculty Senate;

(C)
Two operating staff members appointed by the president upon the recommendation of the Operating Staff Council;

(D)
Two supportive professional staff members appointed by the president upon the recommendation of the Supportive Professional Staff Council;

(E)
One representative of the administration, appointed by the executive vice president and provost;

(F)
 Senior administrator responsible for human resource services or designee;

(G)
One member from the retired employees, appointed by the NIU Annuitants Association;

(H)
One member from the Faculty Senate Committee on the Economic Status of the Profession, as liaison;

(I)
The manager of insurance and employee benefits and others who may be directly involved in the administration of employee benefits may assist the committee as resource personnel. 

16.2.1.2 The committee chair and secretary shall be elected by and from members of the committee at the first committee meeting in the fall. 

16.2.1.3 The term of office for faculty, operating staff, and supportive professional staff members shall be three years, staggered, beginning in the fall semester. Representatives of the administration shall serve until their successors are appointed. 

16.2.2 Duties 

16.2.2.1 To act as an advisory body to the president on any and all employee benefits pertaining to faculty, operating staff, and supportive professional staff. 

16.2.2.2 To review present benefit plans and proposals received from the University Council, the Operating Staff Council, Supportive Professional Staff Council, and the committee itself. 

16.2.2.3 To make recommendations to the president concerning employee benefits.

University Benefits Committee

The UBC sets its meeting schedule in the fall per committee members' availability.

MEMBERSHIP
2012-2013
2013-2014
2014-2015
2015-2016
Faculty (2)
Meredith Ayers (for Song)
George Slotsve
George Slotsve
George Slotsve
 Brian May
Brian May Brian May
Committee on the Economic Status of the Profession representative (from Faculty Senate)
Debra Zahay-Blatz
Therese Arado
Operating Staff (2)
Pamela Rosenberg
Pamela Rosenberg Pamela Rosenberg
Gina Shannon
Gina Shannon
 
Supportive Professional Staff (2)
Terry Borg
Terry Borg
Terry Borg
Terry Borg
Cliff Bottigliero (for Fisher)
Cliff Bottigliero
(for Fisher)
 
Executive Vice President & Provost representative
Sue Mini
Sue Mini
Vice President for Administration or designee
*Deborah Haliczer
*Deborah Haliczer
Annuitants Association representative
Sherilyn Spear
Sherilyn Spear
@Manager of Insurance and Employee Benefits
Dennis Davito
Dennis Davito/
Liz Guess

* chair
@ ex officio