Recent Past and Present
Initiatives Upcoming or Under Consideration
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AFSCME Labor Management Committee - Management Team
Assist University HR leaders in communicating items of interest to the Labor Team in the monthly LMC meetings. The Management Team also reviews items brought forward by the Labor Team to provide an appropriate response on behalf of the employer, including follow-up when applicable.
Members: Josey Bathke, Chair; Shannon Bartlett, Dave Bergeon, Tim Cook (BOR Representative), Suzanne Hilleman
Behavioral Health Work Group
Develop strategies and support policies that will contribute to a healthy campus culture, especially as they support individual health improvement in the areas of mental and emotional wellness.
Members: Carol Wozniak-Rebhuhn, Chair; Lance Clemsen, Sam Cochran, Susan Johnson, Cynthia Joyce, Jill Leisveld, Nicole Nisly, Tanya Villhauer
Furlough Notice/Internship Program
Assess how an internship program within job vacancies at the University of Iowa might assist P&S non-bargaining staff in finding ongoing employment when they have been given furlough notice.
Members: Diana Leventry, Chair; Nancy Fick, Robert Millsap, Jennifer Modestou, Cheryl Reardon, Ellen Twinam
Graduate Assistant Appointment Work Group
Review procedures, systems and practices related to GA appointments, especially transactions as the information passes through the departments, graduate college, University Billing, Financial Aid Office and University HR, to promote the efficient application of tuition and the tuition scholarship to a GA’s account in a timely manner.
Members: Josey Bathke, Chair;
Chris Annicella, Maureen Burke, Keith Clasen, Jennifer Crawford, Elaine Haddy, Renae Jay, Kristine Kellbach, Tom Koeppel, Nancy Kroeze, Sandy Mast, Katherine McCullough, Larry Meyer, Marty Miller, Jen Reynolds, Cindy Seyfer, Eileen Sullivan, Jessie Trepanier, Jan Waterhouse, Donna Welter, Karna Wieck
HR Social MediaTraining Development Team
Develop training modules on using social media to enhance recruitment efforts and participation in UI programs/services/activities and facilitate collaboration on work projects.
Members: Sean Hesler, Chair; Keith Becker, Pat Blake, Brenna Goode, Hans Hoerschelman, Jim Schafer, Nicole Sexton, Nicole Studt, April Tippett
Integrated Talent Management Sponsor Council
Assist University HR leaders in the development, deployment, and implementation of talent management best practices and the systems that support them to enhance the recruitment, retention, engagement, and performance of employees who work at The University of Iowa.
Members: Angie Bell, Teresa Kulper, Diana Leventry, Karen Shemanski, Kevin Ward, Co-Chairs; Scott Arneson, David Baumgartner, Sharon Beck, Ken Brown, Keith Clasen, Kayt Conrad, Georgina Dodge, Dixie Ecklund, Steve Hansen, Judie Hermsen, Suzanne Hilleman, Scott Leeman, Cheryl Hoogerwerf Reardon, Dee Hurst, Jim Kellogg, Tom Koeppel, Lorelei Kurimski, Selina Martin, Lou Ann Montgomery, Randy Nessler, Steve Richmond, Michael Schueller, Tamra Sebolt, Barb Spence, John Swenning, Jana Wessels
P&S Search Consultants
Assist University HR leaders to enhance the recruitment strategies for P&S staff covered by the new classification and compensation system. Determine analytics needed to improve the recruitment process, help design new and effective recruiting methods, determine needs regarding branding/marketing strategies, develop ongoing education and training programs and explore technology needs as processes develop.
Members: Diana Leventry and Karen Shemanski, Co-Chairs; Leo Agnew, Chris Annicella, Terri Ballard, Dawn Banovitz, Cathy Barrett, Ryan Baumert, Sharon Beck, Mary Curtis, Nancy Fick, Teresa Gaffey, Sandy Gay, Vicki Green, Dee Hurst, Phyllis Jacobsen, Amy Kirkey, Pat Kosier, Lisa Lang, Belinda Marner, Debra McFall-Wallerich, Pam Myers, Lori Neu, Rhea Noel, Laura Schipper, Mary Schott, Rebecca Schwertfeger, Kay Shie, Mike Sullivan, Sarah Tallman, Carolyn Tappan, Jan Waterhouse, Kim Kuebrich-Yordi, Anne Zalenski, Brenda Zobeck.
Working at IOWA - Survey 2012 Advisory Group
Advise and assist University Human Resources in making strategic decisions as it prepares to conduct another Working at IOWA survey in the fall of 2012.
Members: Kevin Ward, Chair; Joni Troester and Teresa Kulper, Co-Chairs, Judy Brewer, Ken Brown, Lois Geist, Jodi Graff, Sarah Hansen, Cynthia Joyce, Lin Larson, Joyce Moore, Mary Noonan, Corinne Peek-Asa, Tom Rice, Tracy Scott, Susan Voss
Workplace Occupational Safety and Health Work Group
Foster a safe environment for faculty, staff, student employees, and volunteers in the work setting through review, assessment, continuous quality improvement and enhanced communication and promotion of occupational health and safety across campus. Assess the effectiveness of occupational safety and health programs by utilizing data gathering tools and may conduct reviews as it develops and implements quality improvement initiatives to systematically improve and enhance safety and health University-wide.
Members: Carol McGhan and Joni Troester, Co-Chairs; Dan Beck, David Hackbarth, Kate Kendall, Guy Knepper, Chuck Kupka, Bruce McAvoy, Ed Nobles, Damien Simcox, Joni Troester, Lynn Vining
Last updated March, 2013
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