Officers and Committees

Elected Officers

President
Tricia Liedle
472-3305
pliedle@nebraska.edu

President-elect
Barbara Homer
472-3677
bhomer@unomaha.edu

Recording Secretary
Judy Anderson
472-7021
janderson5@unl.edu

Corresponding Secretary
Jill Schurr
472-3432
jschurr2@unl.edu

Treasurer
Renae Oestmann
472-5425
roestmann1@unl.edu

Immediate Past President / Bradley Munn
Roddy Spangler
472-5235
rspangler2@unl.edu

Officers’ Duties

Standing and Ad Hoc Committees and Directors

The Director of each standing committee is appointed by the Elected officials of UNOPA and serves as a member of the UNOPA Executive Board. Committee members are selected by the Director of the Committee.

Awards
Sara Luther

Orchestrate all aspects of the four major awards given each year by UNOPA. Also, may be involved with special awards and with submission of awards to the state and/or national associations of which UNOPA is affiliated.

Bylaws
TBA
Review the Bylaws and Standing Rules each year and present their recommendations to the Executive Board.

Career Development
TBA
Encouraged to organize and implement at least two workshops a year, but at least offer one workshop that will be free for UNOPA members.  The committee shall administer the Nebraska Home Sales Professional Development Scholarships.

Career Development-PSP
Lorraine Moon

Debbie Hendricks
Encourage participation in the Professional Standards Program (PSP) of the National Association of Educational Office Professionals (NAEOP) and offer information and assistance to UNOPA members in their procurement of this certification. The committee shall offer at least one workshop per year to provide information on the Professional Standards Program.

Communication Technology
Mary Klucas

Updates and maintains UNOPA's web page. It would be helpful to have working knowledge of html, pdf and ftp. Commitment is for two years.

Employee Concerns Director
Carol Wusk
LeAnn Frobom
Set-up and direct UNOPA contacts on ad hoc committees concerning the University employees. Work with a Co-Director to coordinate all members activities on the various committees.

Hospitality Director
Donna Bode
Establish a pleasant and conducive environment at each general meeting by greeting attendees and encouraging fellowship. Arrange for room reservations and menus for each meeting.

Membership
Alycia Harden
Receive membership applications, send out membership packets and membership cards, and keep an accurate membership list. Includes sending out reminder letters for non-renewed members and sharing information about UNOPA with new University hires.

Nominating
TBA
Assure the future of our organization by establishing and submitting a complete slate of officers for the upcoming year and governing the election process.

Outreach
TBA
Develop a mentoring program for UNOPA. This may include, but is not limited to, workshops, individual mentoring partnerships, web page information or online information. Also responsible for organizing and coordinating the annual summer social, Secret Friends programs, and collecting Box Tops and Campbell Soup labels.

Program
Barbara Homer
Submit the proposed year's program and speakers for approval as soon as tentatively arranged to the Executive Board and provide information each month to the UNOPA Notes Editor.

UNOPA Notes
Lindsay Augustyn
Collect information for, setup, edit, and distribute monthly newsletter.

Ways and Means
Marla Nissen
Coordinates the Fall/winter parking lot. May develop other fund raisers throughout the year.

Presidential Advisor
Lola Young, CEOE
Advise the UNOPA President as deemed necessary.

Ad Hoc Committees

Digital Commons
Jane Schneider

Marketing
Kelsey Sims