Become a Member of APSAC
APSAC serves as a two-way conduit between A/P staff and the administration. As such, APSAC serves two distinct constituencies, each with the need to hear the other and to be heard by the other. In its role as a communication facilitator, APSAC offers A/P staff a mechanism to voice their interests and concerns as they relate to campus affairs. The following is expected of all APSAC members:
- Attend the full committee meeting the second Wednesday of each month, 1:30 p.m. -3:30 p.m.
- Serve on an APSAC subcommittee (meet monthly, times and dates vary by subcommittee).
- Communicate appropriate information to A/P staff n their areas on a regular basis.
Composition of the committee
APSAC is comprised of up to 30 voting administrative and professional staff representative of all segments of the campus community, including the regional campuses. Appointments to APSAC are, generally, for a three-year term beginning June 1. A normal term shall begin at the June meeting, unless other circumstances arise, such as the resignation of a member. There shall be a minimum 12-month waiting period before any member who has served a full term can be eligible for reappointment to the committee. Appointments to APSAC are made by the University President, through recommendations by the APSAC Membership subcommittee.
Recruitment and selection of new members
The Membership and Communications (herein referred to as MAC) Subcommittee is charged with the responsibility of recruiting, interviewing and selecting all new APSAC members except regional campus representatives. Regional campus A/P staff advisory groups are charged with selecting a primary member and an optional secondary member. APSAC shall identify, orient and mentor new and existing APSAC members to further its mission.
APSAC membership drive
MAC accepts applications for new members and conducts interviews early in the spring during the APSAC recruitment period. Those who are interested in applying must have their supervisor's approval. Applicants must fill out a brief questionnaire and will be interviewed by up to three current APSAC members. New members will be notified of their acceptance to APSAC no later than May 1, and their terms officially will begin in June.
- Members are expected to disseminate information that has been gathered at the meetings that may be of use and interest to administrative/professional staff. The members of each district shall select the most appropriate and effective means of communication. The distributed information should protect any confidences.
- Attendance at meetings is expected. Members are expected to stay until adjournment unless prior arrangements are made. Members have the responsibility of arranging with their supervisors and/or department heads for attendance at meetings in accordance with HR Policy V.B.2 and subsequent updates.
- New members are expected to attend the June meeting for orientation to APSAC.