|Unofficial minutes of the
The CSA Council met May 9 at 9 a.m. at
the Pangburn Dining Room.
Present were Corinne Hansen, Ginny Sunding, , Ellen
Melaragno, Myron Sullivan, Gloria Spitler, Deatta Chapel,
Becky Dovre, Margaret Kleinsasser and Eileen Thomas.
Not present was Marilyn Luscombe.
President Corinne Hansen called the meeting to order.
Minutes of the April meeting were read and approved,
motion by Margaret Kleinsasser, second by Myron Sullivan.
Treasurer's report was not available.
Safety & Facilities No report
Regents CSA Jeanne Hanson reported on April 14
meeting in Pierre with regent representative Dave Hanson
and representatives from all other state universities. A
copy of those minutes is on file. Issues discussed
included the health insurance premium increase, on call
time, reduced tuition benefits, CSA classification
updates, SDRS legislation, CSA selection process, salary
policy and election of officers.
SDSEO House of Delegates meeting Myron Sullivan
reported that the Spearfish Chapter 18 was voted the
Outstanding Chapter of 1999-2000. Several resolutions
were passed and will be presented for legislation next
year, including a 5 percent salary package identical to
the one presented last year, the rule of 80
retirement proposal, a bonus proposal for every state
employee including legislators and a reduced tuition
benefit of 75 percent with eligibility at one year of
state employment instead of three. Myron indicated there
will be new
|representation with fall
elections. He reminded us of the new law that is in
effect that makes dismissal from state employment much
easier. He indicated that legislation will be introduced
next year to repeal this law. Gloria Spitler won the
Deadwood Weekend, and Myron won the $500 shopping spree,
both prizes sponsored by SDSEO. Strategic Planning
No report, the committee will not meet again until fall.
Luncheon -- Corinne Hansen thanked everyone for a very
successful luncheon. Dr. Flickema's office paid for the
food, door prizes and decorations will be paid by CSA
funds. Ginny Sunding will send thanks to Dr. Flickema,
Tim Johnston, Sharon Hemmingson and Brock Finn.
Ellen Melaragno will get personal information from
scholarship recipient, Jackie Longbreak for a news
Eileen Thomas will serve the remainder of the year for
the open position in Wenona Cook. Memos have been sent to
eligible CSA employees in the Library requesting a
volunteer to fill the vacant position in that building.
There has been no response to date. A motion was made by
Myron Sullivan, seconded by Margaret Kleinsasser, if no
interest is shown, the council will appoint a member at
large to serve the remainder of the term.
Summer Picnic Committee Members are Gloria
Spitler, Deatta Chapel, Corinne Hansen and Jeanne Hanson.
A date for the picnic will be set at the June meeting.
Welcome Baskets More will be prepared for
The next CSA meeting is set for June 13 at 9 a.m.,
place to be announced.
Recorded by Jeanne Hanson, CSA secretary