All exempt and non-exempt staff are encouraged to join the SAG steering committee
or serve on a SAG committee!
STAFF ADVISORY GROUP:
Officially launched in September 2015
Committee structure revised in September 2017
CURRENT STEERING COMMITTEE STRUCTURE:
At present, composed of six staff who all attend steering committee meetings and assist with tasks as work load permits.
Would prefer ten or more staff.
Moderator(s) - Facilitate steering committee meetings and SAG events/guest speakers; Send committee
meeting agendas/reminders; This rotates between three or more members.
Recorder(s) – Take minutes of steering committee meetings and guest speakers; Send for review
and post on SAG website once approved; One staff person, but would prefer two or more.
Secretary – Inquires about space needs and reserves room.
Treasurer – Keeps track of budget and budget procedures; Human Resources liaison regarding
Website Coordinator(s) – Work with Skidmore Communications and Marketing office to update SAG website; rotates between two or more volunteers.
CURRENT STEERING COMMITTEE TASKS:
Meet approximately once a month with additional meetings as needed when planning events/guest
Exchange emails with other Steering Committee members as needed
Plan Fall Staff Welcome Reception
Plan SAG guest speakers/other events
Form committees comprised of staff not on the steering committee as needed (example:
Fall staff welcome reception planning committee)
Send notices and reminders to staff list about upcoming events/speakers
Seek feedback/input from staff
Answer questions from/give input to administration
BENEFITS OF STEERING COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Gain greater understanding of structure and systems of the college
Meet colleagues and develop friendships across campus
Access greater breadth and depth of information affecting staff
Have a voice in affecting positive change in college procedures through communication
with Human Resources, President, and Cabinet
Experience greater satisfaction and sense of community through helping to create a
healthier, more inclusive campus
Hone communication and leadership skills
Gain visibility as a campus leader
THINKING ABOUT JOINING THE STEERING COMMITTEE?
Talk to someone currently on the SAG Steering Committee
Attend one or two SAG steering committee meetings to see whether you wish to be more
involved; Contact us to confirm the next meeting date
Contact SAG Steering Committee STEERING COMMITTEE:
Lori Dawson, Moderator,
email@example.com Alisa DiBlasi, Secretary,
firstname.lastname@example.org Lisa Quimby, Recorder,
email@example.com Lilly Routledge, Treasurer,
firstname.lastname@example.org Rebecca Shepard, Moderator,
email@example.com Meghan Carpentier, Recorder,