CEA Standing Committee

CEA Standing Committee - As of 03/18/2013

Salary and Benefits Committee
Chair: Deb MeGill deb.megill@usu.edu 797-1846 UMC 2400
The Salary and Benefits Committee reviews employee benefits and makes recommendations to the Executive Board in matters dealing with, but not limited to, recommendation for distribution of periodic salary increases, compensation, leave of absence, employee benefits, workman's compensation, health benefits, disability, equity and merit adjustments, and other matters of well being.

Employee Enhancement Committee
Chair:  Monica Neilson   monica.neilson@usu.edu  797-9610  UMC 9600
The Employee Enhancement Committee promotes, organizes, and coordinates professional/technical development for the general health and well being of the Classified Employees. The Committee is responsible for quarterly CEA forums to seek, obtain, and distribute information relating to professional and technical development.

Employee Relation Committees
Chair:  Valerie Donohoe  valerie.donohoe@usu.edu  797-2613  UMC 1000
The Employee Relations Committee provides all new Classified Employees with a Classified Employee Association (CEA) brochure, which promotes awareness and involvement in the Association. The Committee serves as a resource to CEA members regarding workplace issues. Members of this Committee may be asked to serve on the USU Hearing Committee.

Scholarship Committee
Chair: Suzanne Thorpe  suzanne.thorpe@usu.edu  797-9250  UMC 0175
The Scholarship Committee awards scholarships annually to a spouse, child, or grandchild of a Classified Employee. The Committee is responsible for soliciting donations and promoting fund-raising for CEA Scholarships. The Committee is responsible for soliciting names of qualified applicants; obtaining and evaluating completed applications, and submitting the names of recommended recipients to the Executive Board for confirmation.

Media and Public Relations Committee
Chair: Jennifer Barton jennifer.barton@usu.edu 797-2787  UMC 3555
The Media and Public Relations Committee is responsible for the creation and distribution of the quarterly newsletter, sent to all CEA members. The Committee is also responsible for the creation and maintenance of the CEA website.

Employee Recognition Committee
Chair: Idena Ward  idena.ward@usu.edu  797-8144  UMC 0160

The Employee Recognition Committee is responsible for promoting and coordinating all information needed to enable the process of choosing the CEA employee of the quarter and year awards and working closely with the CEA vice president to plan the annual banquet.

Task Force/University Committees:

  • Board of Trustees: Taci Watterson
  • Employee Benefits Advisory Board (EBAC); Salary & Benefits; AAEO - Taci Watterson & Deb Megill
  • Parking - Natalee Champlin
  • University Calendar - Jennifer Barton
  • Bookstore -
  • Performance Appraisal - Taci Watterson
  • Banner Steering - Jennifer Barton/Taci Watterson
  • SAAVI - Volunteer

If you have questions or comments or would like to get involved with any of these committees, contact the chair or other member of the Executive Council.