Led by its new president, Don Newsome, accountant
in the Candler School of Theology, the Employee Council held its
first meeting of the academic year, Wednesday, Sept. 17, in the
Goizueta Business School.
The meeting served primarily as an introduction for new members
to the councils responsibilities. Several representative slots
on the University Senate were filled, as well as a handful of council
The councils two open University Senate positions will be
filled by Jane Lawson, Yerkes, and Amy Verner, Emory College Office.
Sitting on the Senates parking and transportation committee
will be Kimberly Worthy from the School of Medicine, and on the
fringe benefits committee will be Jan Stephenson from Grady Hospital.
Internally, Melodye Moore, School of Medicine, will chair the communications
committee with Sonia Delbridge, Office of Research Compliance, as
co-chair. Terri Campen, School of MedicineEmory, volunteered
to be co-chair of the membership committee.
The only officer slot remaining open is parliamentarian. Newsome
said the councils executive committee would select a candidate
at its next meeting.
Special issues chair Susie Lackey said the council-sponsored annual
town hall meeting with the president, regularly scheduled for late
September, would most likely move to November to give new President
Jim Wagner time to become acclimated to the University.
The next Employee Council meeting will be held Wednesday, Oct. 15,
in the Jones Room of Woodruff Library. Like all council meetings,
it is open to all employees.
If you have a question or comment for Employee Council, send e-mail
to President Don Newsome at firstname.lastname@example.org.