University of Vermont

STAFF COUNCIL - Serving as a voice and advocate for all staff at UVM since 1971


The committee shall be responsible for maintaining and creating tools and initiatives to gather information from and communicate to non-represented staff. It shall work to create, interpret, and analyze the Staff Council Survey as well as organize or develop special opportunities for non-represented staff outreach and engagement. This committee shall also promote visibility of and engagement between Staff Council and the university community.

The committee shall collaborate with University leaders, units, departments, governance bodies, students, staff, faculty or any other group created to address these matters to ensure transparency and equity while promoting effective problem resolution and efficient use of University resources.

Specific responsibilities of this committee include, but are not limited to:

  • Create, interpret, and analyze the annual Staff Council Survey
  • Investigate, assess, and review communication tools (e.g. social media)
  • Communicate monthly to the Staff Council and the non-represented staff community (e.g. monthly committee summary)
  • Review & implement outreach initiatives (e.g. tabling events)
  • Work collaboratively with the Staff Council Office
  • Collaborate with other Standing Committees when appropriate and necessary

Committee Standards:

Guidelines for building effective, efficient, and respectful committee culture


Meeting Schedule

Approved Minutes
Wed., August 19, 2015 1pm - 2pm 427A Waterman
Wed., September 23, 2015
1pm - 2pm 328 Waterman, Faculty/Senate Rm.
Wed., October 28, 2015 1pm - 2pm 427A Waterman 10-28-15
Wed., November 18, 2015 1pm - 2pm 527 Waterman, Phi Beta Kappa Rm.
Wed., December 16, 2015 1pm - 2pm 427A Waterman  
Wed., January 20, 2016 1pm - 2pm 427A Waterman
Wed., February 17, 2016
1pm - 2pm 427A Waterman
Wed., March 16, 2016 1pm - 2pm 427A Waterman
Wed., April 20, 2016
1pm - 2pm 427A Waterman
Wed., May 18, 2016 1pm - 2pm 427A Waterman
Wed., June 15, 2016
1pm - 2pm 427A Waterman  


The Staff Council restructured its Standing Committees in July 2011. For information on past Standing Committees, Agendas and Minutes prior to this year, please contact the Staff Council Office at 802-656-4493 or

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