DUTIES: Advise the Vice President for Financial Affairs on University benefit programs. Keep the faculty and staff informed as to the current status of these programs.

COMPOSITION: This committee consists of eighteen representatives of the University faculty and staff from all divisions, a graduate student, a Faculty Senate representative, a Professional Staff Assembly representative, an OCT Staff Assembly representative, a Facilities & Maintenance representative, a retired faculty member, and a retired staff member. In addition, the Director of the Wellness and Health Promotion Program, the Associate Vice President for Human Resources, the Director of Government Relations, and the Manager of Benefits shall serve as ex officio members.

REPORTING CHANNEL:  Vice President for Finance and Operations


Sara Kaylor, Chair – Assistant Professor, Nursing 2022

Jim Bailey –  Communication and Information Sciences 2023

Donna McCall – Field Education Specialist, Social Work 2023

Michelle Reedy – Office Manager,  Disability Services 2023

Bob L. Johnson – Professor, Education  2023

Alison Hooper – Assistant Professor, Education 2022

Valerie Trull – Business Analyst, Social Work 2022

Allison Arendale, CFO – Community Health Sciences 2022

Pamela Payne-Foster – Deputy Director and Associate Professor, Community Health Sciences 2022

Tatiana Summers – Associate Professor, Arts and Sciences 2022

Paul Brothers – Associate Professor, Libraries 2022

Camisha Adams – Information Technology Specialist IV, Business Information and Tech Services 2022

Denise Desalvo – Instructor, Human Environmental Sciences 2022

Lensey Shaw – Administrative Assistant,  Student Life 2022

Nathan Smart, Assistant Director for Career Services, Law 2023

Subhadra Gupta – Professor, Engineering 2024

Jennifer Humber – Director, Human Environmental Sciences 2024

Ariane Prohaska – Associate Professor, Arts and Sciences 2024

Faculty Senate Representative
Rona Donahoe – Professor, Geological Sciences

Professional Staff Assembly Representative
Sonia Potter

OCT Staff Assembly Representative
Angel Narvaez-Lugo

Facilities & Maintenance Representative
Paul Wuebold

Retired Faculty Member

Retired Staff Member

Mildred Switzer

Graduate Student
Alexis Cumbie

Ex Officio Members
Sandra Abrams – Manager of Benefits
Nancy Whittaker –  Associate VP for Human Resources
Jay Haley – Manager, Promotion and Wellness
​Clay Ryan – Vice Chancellor for Governmental Affairs