Officers and Committees

Elected Officers (2017-18)

President
Barbara Homer
472-3677
bhomer2@unl.edu

President-elect
Donna Bode
472-8537
dbode2@unl.edu

Recording Secretary
Marsha Yelden
472-7306 
myelden1@unl.edu

Corresponding Secretary
Kathrine Schwartman
472-0096
kath@unl.edu

Treasurer
Susan Wesely
472-2181
swesely2@unl.edu

Immediate Past President/Bradley Munn
Tricia Liedle, CEOE
472-3305
pliedle@nebraska.edu

Officers’ Duties

Standing and Ad Hoc Committees and Directors (2017-18)

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
LaRita Lang
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.

Bradley Munn Foundation
Tricia Liedle, CEOE

Bylaws/Nominating
Mary Guest, CEOE
Review the Bylaws and Standing Rules each year and present their recommendations to the Executive Board.
Assure the future of our organization by establishing and submitting a complete slate of officers for the upcoming year and governing the election process.

Career Development and PSP
Debbie Hendricks, CEOE
Lorraine Moon, CEOE
Encouraged to organize and implement at least two workshops a year, but at least offer one workshop that will be free for UNOPA members. 

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.

Employee Concerns
Kathy Schindler

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.

Membership
Jennifer Haley
Kelsey Sims

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.

Outreach
Gretchen Mills
Mikki Sandin
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.

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.

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

Program
Donna Bode
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.

Technology 
Jennifer Greenlee
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.

UNOPA Notes
Judy Anderson
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.

Ad Hoc Committees

Digital Commons
Jane Schneider, CEOE

Marketing
Kelsey Sims