Office of the Executive Vice President for Administrative Services

Office of the Executive Vice President for Administrative Services

Women's Advisory Committee for Support Staff

Primary Content


Executive Committee

Melissa Peek, Chair
Therese Nugent, Vice Chair
Wendi Winston, Secretary

  • To serve in a facilitating role in developing projects, discussing subcommittee work, and preparing for meetings

Benefit / Work Climate / Health & Safety Subcommittee

Jaclyn Sayen, Chair
Sherry Stevens
Connie James

  • Employee benefits including voluntary benefits
  • Work climate concerns

Diversity / Pluralism / Inclusion Subcommittee

Terri Geiger, Chair
Melissa Peek
Angela Resseguie
Lisa Desprez

  • Promote full participation and an environment of equality
  • Issues related to women, in under represented occupations
  • Champion university initiatives that integrate and support inclusive representation

University Engagement and Membership

Deb Mansel, Chair
Therese Nugent
Ninfa Caillouette
Elbony Hawkins

  • Engaged and committed to recruiting new members
  • Works closely with committee sponsors in regards to joint initiatives
  • Promote and represent WACSS at various events

Training / Development / Communications Subcommittee

Amy Pinckney, Chair

  • Monitor and encourage personal and professional development
  • Plan year end retreat, planning retreat and annual spring forum
  • Website, marketing, and communications

All Committees

  • Networking
  • Mentoring
  • Be a representative and raise concerns from the unit level and serve as a sounding board to the Executive Vice President for Administrative Services

Subcommittee and Ad Hoc Committee

  • Subcommittees meet as needed. The general time commitment is one to two hours per month. The Chair of each subcommittee will give a report to the committee as a whole at each monthly meeting.
2017 WACSS Committee