Elected Officers 2023-2024
The membership of the Executive Committee consists of UTSC's elected officers and each committee's chair/co-chairs.
UT Staff Council Program Coordinator Elizabeth Schaub serves as an ex officio member on all UTSC committees and the Executive Committee.
|Chair of Benefits||Brian Winkelmann|
|Chair of Communication||Taylor Grobelny|
|Chair of Diversity and Inclusion||Blaine Streske|
|Chair of Health and Wellness||Robert Solis|
|Chair of Issues and Research||Melissa Huebsch|
|Chair of Professional Development||Lisa Vera|
|Chair of Sustainability||Madison Gove Khamooshi|
|Chair of Ad Hoc Committee on Archives and Records Management||Elista Street|
|Chair of Ad Hoc Committee on Brand Strategy||Andrew Mendoza|
|Chair of Ad Hoc Committee on Bylaws and Standard Operating Procedures||Jeffrey Kick|
|Chair of Ad Hoc Committee on District Review||Jeffrey Kick|
|UT Austin's UT System Employee Advisory Council members (ex officio)||Ariel Brown and Dory Thompson|
UT Staff Council Bylaws mandate the following Standing Committees. The Annual Report to the President details committee work over the course of the term.
Purpose: Support and advocate for initiatives and projects that result in a positive outcome for constituents related to the benefits afforded to them as university employees.
Purpose: Amplify Staff Council's work and opportunities for constituent engagement. Highlight messaging from campus partners via Staff Council's social media channels and its website.
Diversity and Inclusion
Purpose: Engage with campus partners to work towards a diverse and inclusive campus climate.
Health and Wellness
Purpose: Support and advocate for initiatives and projects that increase staff access to, and awareness of, health and wellness programs and benefits.
Issues and Research
Purpose: Address issues submitted to Staff Council, researching and delegating issues as appropriate.
Purpose: Support and advocate for initiatives and projects related to professional development. The annual Professional Development Grant Program falls within the committee's purview.
Purpose: Support and advocate for initiatives and projects that support sustainability efforts benefiting the entire university community.
Ad Hoc Committees
Ad Hoc committees are appointed by the Executive Committee as the need arises.
Archives and Records Management
Purpose: Review and make recommendations about current archives and records management practices resulting in best practices for file management that serve the business needs of the organization and accurately documents the organization’s history and impact.
Purpose: Formulate a values-based brand that communicates the organization’s spirit and aspirations.
Bylaws and Standard Operating Procedures
Purpose: Review and make recommendations for revisions to the Bylaws and Standard Operating Procedures.
Purpose: Review and make recommendations for revisions to the UTSC Districts’ constituent composition and associated District Seats.
October 2023 Staff Council General Meeting