Committees | Coppin State University


Staff Senate Committees

Ad-Hoc Committees

  • Staff Senate may form special committees to research and evaluate matters of concern that impact University staff
  • Ad Hoc committees shall exist for the remainder of the current session or until their assignment is complete

ByLaws Committee

  • The Bylaws Committee is a Staff Senate committee whose duties shall be to develop and report bylaws and to accept proposed changes to the bylaws, study the proposals, and prepare recommendations to the Staff Senate
  • Establishes and maintains a set of simple but effective bylaws to govern the Staff Senate

Communications Committee

  • The committee shall annually establish a communication plan for the Senate; manage ongoing communication issues, opportunities, and challenges; and propose for Senate review and approval communication policies and protocols as they pertain to Senate business
  • Committee shall develop, for publishing, a Staff Senate newsletter
  • Plans and coordinates the communication function of the Staff Senate so staff can exchange ideas with representatives on issues and concerns, updates the Staff Senate website, and utilizes social media for promoting Staff Senate programs

Legislative/Government Relations Committee

  • Works with the University's Governmental Liaison to inform, promote awareness, and provide information to the Staff Senate on legislative issues related to the University

Nominations and General Election Committee

  • The committee shall establish a slate of nominees.

Policy and Procedure Committee

  • The Policy and Procedure Committee compiles, for reference, all pertinent USM, CSU University-Wide, and departmental policies and procedures
  • The Committee will ensure that the information is readily and easily accessible for all University Staff

Recognition & BOR Staff Awards Committee

  • The committee will work with nominators to ensure that BOR nomination packages are an excellent reflection of each nominee's contribution
  • This committee will also work on recognition programs for rewarding excellence in employee performance and service

Staff Development Committee

  • The Staff Development Committee will research and publish opportunities for staff development
  • The Committee will work with other campus constituent bodies to provide training and development consistent with the University‚Äôs vision, mission, goals, and strategic plan

Staff Orientation Committee

  • The Staff Orientation Committee will coordinate with Human Resources and the Policy and Procedure Committee to provide pertinent Staff Senate information to University new hires

Staff Senate Events Committee

  • The Staff Senate Events Committee is responsible for planning, organizing, and executing events sponsored by Staff Senate
  • These events include but are not limited to:
    •  Fannie Jackson Coppin Week
    •  Homecoming
    •  University Day
    •  Coppin Family Campaign