Meeting Date: 
October 27, 2016
10/27/2016 9:00 am to 10:00 am
4th Floor Drinkward Room - The Valley Library
Event Description: 

A PDF of the agenda can be found here.

A PDF of the minutes can be found here.

  1. Introductions
  2. Review Committee Role
  3. Review Activities of Previous Year
  4. Discuss Plans to Complete Previous Year Business
  5. Future Meeting Times and Dates
  6. Other Business?

Voting members present: Ed Brooke, Steve Ortiz, Bruce Sorte, Jane Nichols, Mary Thompson, Walt Loveland
Voting members absent: Terry Adams, Rakesh Gupta
Ex-officio member present: Employee Benefits Manager – Donna Chastain


Discussion items and related information:

Review of Standing Rules, and Change of Standing Rules Last Year

Review of Previous Year Activities

  1. Discussion of ACA impact on employee benefit costs. A summary of the changes PEBB put in place can be found online.  The open question is how the extra costs imposed on some employees (who pay 5% of actual premiums) are being handled.
  2. Child care issues on campus. FEW&RC will invite to a meeting two individuals who are working on the current status of this issue. One may be Dan Larson, and one other person (Ed’s notes were incomplete on this point, and he has asked Donna to fill in names).
  3. Salary equity and other issues. Susan Capalbo and Sherm Bloomer will be invited to a meeting to discuss progress on equity with peers, compression, and other issues.
  4. Tier I PERS issues. Donna reviewed the reason for the discussions last year that focused on uncertainty about the implementation of OPSRP in 2004. Donna’s more detailed message is linked.