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

Shared Leadership:

Caleb Gilbert,, 656-5402
Claire Robinson-White,, 656-3060

These individuals will share the responsibilities of generating agendas, facilitating meetings, and attending Executive Board meetings in the 2017-2018 academic year.


Meeting Schedule

Date Time Location Agenda  Approved Minutes
Wed., August 16, 2017 1pm - 2pm 427A Waterman

Wed., September 20, 2017 1pm - 2pm 427A Waterman

Wed., October 18, 2017 1pm - 2pm 427A Waterman

Wed., November 15, 2017 1pm - 2pm 427A Waterman

Wed., December 20, 2017 1pm - 2pm 427A Waterman

Wed., January 17, 2018 1pm - 2pm 427A Waterman

Wed., February 21, 2018 1pm - 2pm 427A Waterman

Wed., March 21, 2018 1pm - 2pm 427A Waterman

Wed., April 18, 2018 1pm - 2pm 230 Waterman, HR Conf. Rm  

Wed., May 16, 2018 1pm - 2pm 427A Waterman

Wed., June 20, 2018 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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