Welfare and Security Committee

Joint Meeting with Faculty Members of PTAC



August 29, 2003

10:00AM, Van Leer W-218




WSC Members Present: Jane Weyant, (COE), Frank Lambert (ECE), Chair, Mary Ann Ingram (ECE), Tom Akins (DoPP)

Faculty Members of PTAC Present: Chuck Donbaugh (HR), Tom Akins (DoPP), Mary Ann Ingram (ECE)

Staff Present: Bob Furniss, Director Parking & Transportation and Les Saunders, Capital Planning


1.      The meeting was called to order at 10:05 by Frank Lambert.


2.      The minutes from the 10 June 2003 meeting were read and approved.  The 2002-2003 Chair’s Report was distributed to the committee.


3.      Les Saunders provided an update on the Master Plan Update Committee Process with a focus on Parking and Transportation issues.


4.      Parking and Transportation issues affecting faculty were discussed.  The two main issues that were identified for examination this year were:

  • Parking – Cost / Equitable Rates
  • Transportation – Effectiveness / Alternatives


The Welfare & Security Committee will work together with PTAC in our liaison role to develop and provide information to the faculty on these issues and to receive comments / suggestions from the faculty.  Mary Ann Ingram volunteered to develop a draft of these issues for review at our next meeting.


5.      Continuing Issues

  • North Avenue Research Complex
  • Campus Security
  • Motorized Carts

Chief Crocker will be invited to our next meeting to address these issues.


6.      Meeting Schedule – Our next meeting is planned for Tuesday, 9/16, at 9:00AM in Room W218, Van Leer.


7.      The meeting was adjourned at 11:00AM.