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Minutes of the October CSA council meeting
The CSA Council met Oct. 12 at the Pangburn dining room.
Members present were Colleen Gustafson, Marilyn Luscombe, Corinne
Hansen, Becky Dovre, Deatta Chapel, Gloria Spitler, Paulette
Palladino and state CSA representative Fred Nelson. Not present
were Candy Huddleston, Ellen Melaragno, Susan Hemmingson, Margaret
Kleinsasser and Jim Holter. Myron Sullivan attended as a guest.
The meeting was called to order. Minutes from the September
meeting were read and approved with changes noted. Motioned by
Marilyn Luscombe. Seconded by Deatta Chapel.
Marilyn Luscombe read the treasurer's report. The report was
A thank you card from Roxy Schmit was circulated among
Colleen Gustafson reported on the strategic planning committee
meeting. She will plan to attend future meetings.
Myron Sullivan noted that a safety and security meeting will
be held in the near future. Candy Huddelston is the CSA
representative for these meetings.
Fred Nelson reported on the state CSA meeting. Topics
discussed at the state meeting included the retirement system,
donation of sick leave, salary resolution, health insurance
changes, daycare, extra duty compensation, job description
updating, and the privatization of the physical plant at
Nelson inquired as to the status of delivery of welcome
baskets. Colleen Gustafson will check with Margaret Klieinsasser.
Several other members have volunteered to help deliver the
The council had previously discussed sending a letter to the
personnel director concerning a personnel matter. This item was
discussed. Gustafson will speak to Anita Header about the
council's concerns. Deatta moved to table this issue. Marilyn
Luscombe seconded the motion. Motion carried.
The council discussed their finance methods. Colleen Gustafson
reviewed her correspondence with Tom Anderson, vice president for
finance and administration. She has requested some information
from Dave Hanson at the state level. Paulette Palladino moved
that a special meeting be set for Oct. 14 to decide this matter.
Becky Dovre seconded the motion. Motion carried. Tom Anderson
will be asked to attend this meeting. Gustafson will bring her
Deatta Chapel reported on the upcoming CSA elections. Ballots
will be sent to all CSA employees working in the areas where
there are openings.
Becky Dovre made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Paulette
Palladino seconded the motion. Recorded by Corinne Hansen, CSA
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