Current committee members are listed under each committee.
Consists of a maximum of six members. The purpose of this committee is to review the Operating Staff bylaws and make recommendations to be presented to the general Operating Staff members for consideration. (Tim Garland)
Consists of a maximum of six members. The purpose of this committee is to review the Operating Staff bylaws and make recommendations to be presented to the general Operating Staff members for consideration.
(Sheila Kirby, Tim Garland and Cecil Maxfield (as assistance needed))
Election Committee - Consists of a maximum of three members.
The purpose of this committee is to organize and facilitate the Operating Staff Council elections each year on Founders Day. This committee starts meeting two to three months prior to Founders Day and continues to meet, as needed, through the tallying of the election ballots. This committee is also responsible for special elections when needed.
(Doug Adler, Deborah Ford)
Founders Day Committee
The committee is to meet no later than four months prior to Founders Day, holding meetings bi-weekly or weekly and meeting two to three hours per week until Founders Day.
(Ro Dettelback and Deborah Ford (co-chairs))
Facilities Planning Advisory Committee (FPAC)
Consists of one representative. The committee meets for two hours each month to prioritize and organize the facility maintenance of the campus.
Fund Raising Committee
Consists of a maximum of six members. The purpose of this committee is to organize and assist in fund raising for the Operating Staff. The committee organizes fund raisers, which entails a time commitment of five to ten hours a year.
(Deb Barrett and Deb Logan)
Health and Safety Committee
Consists of one representative and one alternate representative. This committee is an interactive committee that works with the faculty, staff, and students together for the safety and well-being of the campus by training and informing them of safety issues. The committee meets once a month for an hour-and-a-half. (Doug Adler (representative) and Deb Logan (alternate))
The Keene State College Planning Council is established to engage in a thoughtful process of deliberation of Keene State College’s goals, to develop and recommend a comprehensive strategic plan to the President’s Cabinet based on these goals, and to establish a process whereby this strategic plan is reviewed, evaluated and updated on an annual basis. Consists of 1 representative from the operating staff council. (Deb Williams)
President’s Commission for the Promotion of Wellness (PCPOW)
The President’s Commission for the Promotion of Wellness advocates and promotes wellness on a holistic level. The Commission supports each individual in the KSC community in making healthy choices for mind, body and spirit.
The Commission is responsible for providing opportunities and strategies that promote the well-being of faculty, staff and students by coordinating programs and initiatives with the Wellness Program of USNH and by the development, planning, execution and evaluation of local health initiatives.
Consists of 3 representatives from the operating staff — 1 Operating Staff Council representative, 2 self-nominated (Ro Dettelback OS Council representative; Barbara Preston and (TBD), self-nominated representatives)
Professional Development Committee
Consists of a maximum of two members. The purpose of this committee is to work with Human Resources to enhance professional development for the Operating Staff.
(Deb Barrett and Sheila Kirby)
The Keene State College Senate is the policymaking and legislative body for Keene State College with regard to all matters that impact on the quality of academic life.
The Senate recommends to the President and the Board of Trustees matters concerning undergraduate and graduate academic policies and programs.
System Personnel Policy and Procedure Committee (SPPC)
Consists of one representative and one alternate representative. Meetings are customarily held at Granite State College, the third Thursday of every other month. The approximate time spent outside of the office is six hours each month. Their duties are to represent KSC Operating Staff at the meetings and bring back information to the Council and General Operating Staff. For more information contact Sheila Kirby, representative, or Deb Williams, alternate.