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Staff Council


Serve and represent UCIT employees proactively in support of organizational priorities and in responding to unmet needs, issues, and opportunities that are important to UCIT employees. More information about the Staff Council can be found within the charter (login required to access charter). UCIT staff who are interested in applying for training dollars should read more about the training funds process.

Name Area EMail
Emily Morgan, Chair Information Security morganey@ucmail.uc.edu
Greg Lloyd, Co-Chair Application Integration Services lloydgm@ucmail.uc.edu
Melissa Batka Public Information batkama@ucmail.uc.edu
Rod Browne NTS brownern@ucmail.uc.edu
Linda Leslie Software Development lesliel@ucmail.uc.edu
Jim Longano Student Information Services longanjm@ucmail.uc.edu
Mike Mitchum E-Learning/Analytics mitchuml@ucmail.uc.edu
Steve Sharpshair Data Services sharpssd@ucmail.uc.edu

  1. Support UCIT’s Outreach, Diversity, and Social Committees by prioritizing and supporting plans and helping to resolve issues when requested, etc.
  2. Be a resource for all UCIT employees by providing a forum where unmet needs, issues, and opportunities can be surfaced and discussed (create two way communication).
  3. Represent a “united voice” of UCIT employees to the UCIT Leadership Team.
  4. Create internal website with all pertinent Staff Council information.
  5. Create an application and decision making process for UCIT’s universal training and development funds.  The committee will be responsible for administering and granting annual budget funds in training dollars throughout UCIT (for both internal and external trainings) and communicating these opportunities to people.
  1. Support completion of 2013 Outreach, Diversity, Communication, and Social Committee action plans.
  2. Learn how to serve UCIT employees by creating a forum to address unmet needs/issues/opportunities in 2013.  Capture lessons learned for 2014 planning.
  3. Create training funds application:  develop the process and administer.
  4. Using responses received from the All Hands meetings and the How Might We? Comment box, create an action plan to respond to staff’s most current concerns.
  5. Review all UCIT Transformation initiatives and recommend supporting actions to be provided by the council.
Contact Us

You can contact the UCIT Staff Council at ucitstaffcouncil@ucmail.uc.edu, or you may contact any member of the Staff Council by using the email addresses listed above.

Upcoming Meetings

Staff Council meets the first Tuesday of every month.

Meeting Minutes

Staff Council Meeting Minutes are housed in SharePoint, so login is required to access minutes.

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  • 400 University Hall
  • P.O. Box 210658
  • Cincinnati, OH 45221