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Employee Advisory Council

The Employee Advisory Council

The function of the Employee Advisory Council is to facilitate networking and the exchange of ideas, to provide ideas and suggestions for various employee functions on campus, and to suggest ways of enhancing employee satisfaction and work effectiveness.

The Employee Advisory Council will not involve itself with trying to resolve work-related issues pertaining to individual employees. Employees with personal grievances or complaints should seek resolution through appropriate line management channels in accordance with university policy.

Council Charter

The Employee Advisory Council is made up of staff, students, faculty, and administrators who represent employees across campus. Its function is to facilitate networking and the exchange of ideas, to provide ideas and suggestions for various employee functions on campus, and to suggest ways of enhancing employee satisfaction and work effectiveness.

One representative, who serves as the council chair, meets with the President's Council as appropriate to present ideas and recommendations. An advisor will be assigned to provide information about university benefits, policies, and practices as ideas are discussed but will not exert control over nor hamper the creative processes that should take place within the council.

The council has been charged to:

  • Propose names of employees for exemplary employee awards.
  • Provide suggestions for the annual employee banquet and all employee meetings.
  • Provide suggestions for employee service awards program.
  • Identify ideas for training, professional growth and development to support job-related needs of employees.
  • Plan an annual university employee conference to promote individual and professional growth.
  • Plan other information and/or training opportunities throughout the year that would be beneficial to employees.
  • Identify concerns about or misunderstandings of university policies and practices that might need revision and/or clarification.
  • Determine its own meeting schedule and ensure meetings are productive and focused on items outlined in this charter.

The Employee Advisory Council will not involve itself with trying to resolve work-related issues pertaining to individual employees. Employees with personal grievances or complaints should seek resolution through appropriate line management channels in accordance with university policy.

Council Members

       Larry Rigby (Chair)
       Email: rigbyl@byui.edu

       Beth Baldwin (Advisor)
       Email: baldwinb@byui.edu

       Rob Garrett
       Email: garrettr@byui.edu

       Kirk Gifford
       Email: giffordk@byui.edu

       Euleza Hymas
       Email: hymase@byui.edu

       Cindy Jensen
       Email: jensenci@byui.edu

       Riana Jevne
       Email: jevner@byui.edu 

       Brett Johnson
       Email: johnsonbr@byui.edu