Staff Liaisons to the Provost Search Committee (Spring 2020)
James Keane, Kelly Wilcox
Smoking Working Group (Winter 2018)
Presidential Search Committee (2018-2019)
Jenn O'Donnell, Charles Young
The Staff Association Executive Committee is responsible for identifying and appointing staff representatives to serve on standing and ad hoc College committees, including the Board of Managers, the Administrative Advisory Committee (the ‘budget committee’), and Search Committees for Senior Staff. Staff representatives serve as members or ex officio members of the Staff Association Executive Committee during their appointments, and make regular reports on committee business to the EC and/or the Staff Association.
Serving as a staff representative on a College committee, working group, or task force is an opportunity open to any Staff Association member in any division and in any job category, although some roles do have specific requirements.
Staff Representatives): Sara Goddard (2021); Joanne Brown (2022)
Two members of the Staff Association Executive Committee are appointed to serve three-year terms as staff representatives to the Board of Managers and to the Working Group on Benefits. These staff reps attend regular Board meetings and activities. The Working Group on Benefits, convened by the Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration and reporting to the President of the College, is a forum for the review and discussion of College benefit plans, policies, and programs, including the financial dimensions of such programs. The recommendations of the WGB are shared with and informed by the Administrative Advisory Committee (AAC) and the Finance Committee of the Board of Managers.
Staff Representatives: Sherrie Borowsky (2022), Elana Wolff (2023)
Two members of the Staff Association Executive Committee are appointed to serve three-year terms as staff representatives to the Administrative Advisory Committee (known as the ‘budget committee’). AAC is a faculty chaired committee that offers advice to the President and other senior administrators on all matters relating to the financial health and operation of the College. This responsibility includes participation in the preparation of the annual budget for the coming fiscal year and a review of the previous year's performance. AAC reviews data pertaining to all of the major areas of revenue and expenditure and gives its advice as to the proper balance between competing needs. AAC meets on Thursdays from 4:00-6:00 p.m. from September to May.
Staff Representatives: Bruce Bumbarger (continuing)
One member of the Staff Association Executive Committee is appointed to serve as the staff representative to the Retirement Plan and Investment Committee, which meets at least quarterly.
Staff Representatives: Joanne Brown (continuing); VACANT (non-exempt)
Two members of the Staff Association (one exempt and one non-exempt) are appointed for three-year terms as staff representatives to the Safety Committee, which is chaired by the Associate Director of Campus Safety and Safety Coordinator and meets monthly.
Staff Representatives: VACANT, VACANT
Two members of the Staff Association are appointed to serve three-year terms as staff representatives to the Council on Sustainability and Social Responsibility. Reporting to the President of the College, the Council is charged with advancing the study and practice of sustainability at Haverford, marked by commitments to environmental stewardship and social responsibility within the context of the College’s Quaker values and educational mission. The Council is led by an Executive Committee that is responsible for agenda setting, convening working groups to address specific issues, and reaching final decisions. The Council meets 1-3 times per year; the Executive Committee may convene more frequently.
Staff Representatives: VACANT
One member of the Staff Association is appointed to serve a two-year term as the staff representative to the Wellness Task Force, which is convened by the Director of Benefits Administration. The Task Force is charged with oversight of wellness and wellbeing related planning, goals, initiatives, and campaigns at Haverford College.
Staff Representatives: Nikki Millas, Erin Haughee
Staff Representatives: David Harrower
The 2019-21 Strategic Planning Steering Committee will engage the best thinking of the Haverford College community to develop and propose a strategic plan to the campus community and Board of Managers. Chaired by the President of the College, the Steering Committee will be a collaborative and consultative body serving the full institution. The responsibilities of the Staff Representative to the Steering Committee will be to serve on the committee on behalf of the Staff Association for its full duration, provide regular updates to and liaison with the Executive Committee, and be a resource for colleagues about the process and progress of the committee.
Staff Representatives: Wayne Troop
The Parking Committee is periodically reconvened-typically when there are (or needs to be) substantive modifications to the parking policy.
Staff Representatives: Rachel Hochberg, Working Group I: Mission and Goals; Noemí Fernández, Working Group VII: Governance, Leadership, and Administration
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) is the body that grants accredited status to colleges and universities in our region. Institutions are re-accredited through a process of self-study followed by a site visit. The Middle States Accreditation Committee and its subcommittees meet periodically throughout the re-accreditation process. For additional information, visit Accreditation.
James Keane, Kelly Wilcox
Jenn O'Donnell, Charles Young
*We have a very tiny magic 8 ball.