Officers and Committees

2024-25 UNOPA Elected Officers

President 2024-25- Jennifer Greenlee, CEOE
President-elect 2024-25 - 
Recording Secretary 2024-25 - Jess Weaver
Corresponding Secretary 2024-25 - Sarah Giles, CEOE
Treasurer 2024-25 - Breana Garretson
Immediate Past President/Bradley Munn 2024-25- Christina Franklin, CEOE

Standing and Ad Hoc Committees and Directors 2024-25

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 Committee
Chair - Beth Zager and Co-chair - Jeanine Anderson
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
Coming Soon!

Position Available
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

Chair - Mirhuanda Meeks, 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

Position Available
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 Coordinator

Chair - Jodie Barnes
Receive membership applications, 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.

Planning Committee

Chair - Melissa Bieber
Submit a proposed year's program and speakers for approval to the Executive Board, 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 and provide information each month to the UNOPA News Editor. This may include, but is not limited to organizing workshops, individual mentoring partnerships, the annual summer social, secret Friends program and providing web page or online information to the Website Manager.

Presidential Advisor
Position Available
Advise the UNOPA President as deemed necessary.

Editor - Laura Buis
Collect information for, setup, edit, and distribute monthly newsletter.

Ways and Means
Chair - Tricia Liedle, CEOE
Coordinates the Fall/Winter parking lot. May develop other fund raisers throughout the year.

Website Manger
Chair - Mirhuanda Meeks, CEOE
Updates and maintains UNOPA's website. The UNOPA website is within the UNLcms system. Commitment is for two years.