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APSAC Subcommittees

Compensation & Benefits Subcommittee

This subcommittee examines current salary structures, health benefits, leave policies, retirement issues, and other compensation and benefits concerns of A/P staff. The subcommittee also coordinates the APSAC Excellence Award.


Membership and Communications Subcommittee

This subcommittee works with the other APSAC subcommittees to make sure important information is effectively communicated to all A/P staff. Responsibilities include establishing guidelines and specifications for brochures and fliers, defining procedures for website maintenance and assessing the overall effectiveness of communication efforts across the full committee. This group is also responsible for developing once-a-month updates to A/P staff, which are distributed via APSAC's newsletter, The Sentinel.

This subcommittee also organizes the membership recruitment, interviewing, and selection process. Additionally, MAC conducts the membership orientation, assigns new members to subcommittees, facilitates communication between the new members and their colleagues, and also coordinates the annual Community Spirit Award.


Professional Development Subcommittee

This subcommittee considers career-related issues including training opportunities, staff orientation, and the committee hosts two free staff professional development events each year.

The Professional Development subcommittee also provides financial support via grants awarded twice each academic year to A/P staff on the West Lafayette campus. These grants help A/P staff continue their education through conferences, seminars, workshops, classes, etc.

Get more information on grant requirements.

This committee coordinates the Richard A. Hadley Professional Development Series and the Lovell Leadership Lecture Series.

Executive Subcommittee

The Executive Subcommittee includes the APSAC chair, the APSAC vice chair, the immediate past chair, standing subcommittee chairs and vice chairs, and the APSAC facilitator on the West Lafayette campus.  The Executive Subcommittee meets each month prior to the full committee meeting to discuss various matters relating to administrative and professional staff.