APT and Classified Councils are hosting their annual Fall Retreat: Thursday, September 4th
9:00am-4:00pm in LIB 307
The Governance Office has invited Chancellor Case and his cabinet to speak on human resources, administration, and prioritization. The councils will also hold a discussion with Ron Kamahele, the Director of Human Resources and Erik Seastedt, Chief Human Resources Officer on furlough questions and human resources issues. Additionally, UAA student leaders will present on the Smoke Free Campus Initiative and prior council presidents will recap the last busy and productive year. 

Erik Seastedt Answers UAA Staff Questions on Proposed Furlough Policy
The Q and A with Erik Seastedt, Chief Human Resources Officer can be found here. 

Erik will also attend by teleconference the UAA APT and Classified Council Staff Retreat on Thursday, September 4th to answer further questions on the proposed policy. In addition, the Staff Alliance, a governance group representing staff at UAA, UAF, UAS, and Statewide, will discuss this proposed policy at their September 28th meeting. 

Further, Erik Seastedt and UA Legal Counsel are inviting participation by any staff system-wide on the wording of the proposed furlough policy. Several UAA staff members have already volunteered, but the door is still open to participants. Please contact Monique Musick, Chair of Staff Alliance if you wish to take part in reworking the proposed furlough policy language. You can also provide feedback to the UAA Governance Office

If you wish to keep up with important and relevant information about this and other items of interest to UAA Staff, please bookmark the Staff Alliance Blog.

We strive to keep you as informed as possible, and to share your concerns with leadership. 


Kathleen McCoy; APT Council President 
Liz Winfree; Classified Council and University Assembly President 

APT and Classified Councils are hosting a High Tea: Wednesday, March 26th
8:30-10:00am in University Center Lobby

This is a great opportunity for both hourly and salaried employees to come meet the councils, socialize, and enjoy some tea and treats.We encourage any and all employees who are interested to stop by the University Center Lobby from 8:30a-10:00a to speak with the council members and see what we are about. Feel free to come by with questions, concerns, or just an appetite for snacks and conversation! While there, find out about joining one of the councils (elections are in April) and getting involved in the UAA community. 

For any questions regarding the event, contact Rebecca Huerta at 907-786-1477. We hope to see you there!

Tanaina Child Development Center Supply Drive: February 17th-28th
Your UAA College of Education is hosting a supply drive for the Tanaina Child Development Center. The drive will be running through Monday, Febraury 17th through Friday, February 28th. Tanaina Child Development Center is a private nonprofit child development center serving the children of UAA students, faculty and staff. Please help support our future Seawolves!

If you are interested in sponsoring a box for your department, contact Megan Sheehan at (907) 786-4331 to arrange a time for box delivery and pick-up.