UH HILO FACULTY CONGRESS
Minutes of Meeting
May 14, 2004
The meeting was called to order by the Chair, Jerry Calton, at 4:15 p.m.
Present: Jerry Calton, Robert Fox, Lincoln Gotshalk, Philippe Binder, Helen Rogers,
Sabry Shehata, Barbara Heintz, Rick Castberg, Michael Marshall, Jim Mellon, Jene Michaud, Kelly Burke, Larry Heintz, and Bruce Mathews.
Ex Officio: Margaret Haig, Chris Lu
1. Minutes of the meeting of May 7, 2004
2. Acknowledgement of Outgoing Members
Jerry Calton expressed his appreciation for the service provided by the following outgoing members: Bill Mautz, Nina Buchanan, April Komenaka (elected for new term), David Miller, Sabry Shehata (elected for new term), and Barbara Heintz. Calton also commended the work of the Congress Executive Committee.
On behalf of the Congress, the Chair expressed gratitude to Nina Buchanan for her outstanding leadership and hard work as the chair of the Assessment Committee.
3. Result of Faculty Referendum on Congress Charter Amendment
The UH Hilo Faculty Congress Charter (Article II, Membership, Section 1) shall be amended to add the Senate Chairs of the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management; College of Arts & Sciences; College of Business and Economics; and Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke’elikolani, College of Hawaiian Language, as voting members of the Congress.
The Charter shall be amended when proposals are approved by a majority of those voting.
Vote: 67 For, 7 Against
4. Installation of New Members
New members of Congress were installed and welcomed. New and continuing members of Congress with their terms ending in spring of the following years are:
Didrick Castberg, 2006 Sabry Shehata, 2006
April Komenaka, 2006
Michael Marshall, 2006 CHL
Jene Michaud, 2006 Haunani Bernardino, 2005
Philippe Binder, 2005
Robert Fox, 2005 COBE
Lincoln Gotshalk, 2005 Jerry Calton, 2005
Helen Rogers, 2005 Jim Mellon, 2006
STUDENT COLLEGE SENATE CHAIRS
(To Be Announced) Bruce Mathews, CAFNRM
Larry Heintz, CAS
Kelly Burke, COBE
(To Be Announced), CHL
5. Election of Officers
Jerry Calton was nominated for chair, accepted the nomination, and was elected by acclamation.
Sabry Shehata and Haunani Bernardino were nominated for vice-chair. Results:
Haunani Bernardino 7 votes Sabry Shehata 5 votes
Jim Mellon was nominated for secretary, accepted the nomination, and was elected by acclamation.
Bruce Mathews and Jene Michaud were nominated for chair of the Academic Policy Committee and accepted the nominations. Results:
Jene Michaud 8 votes Bruce Mathews 5 votes
April Komenaka was nominated to chair the General Education Committee and was elected by acclamation.
Bruce Mathews was nominated to chair the Budget Committee, accepted the nomination, and was elected by acclamation.
Kelly Burke was nominated to chair the Assessment Committee, accepted the nomination, and was elected by acclamation.
The members of the UH Hilo Faculty Congress Executive Committee for the Year 2004-2005 are as follows:
Chair Jerry Calton
Vice Chair Haunani Bernardino
Secretary Jim Mellon
Chairs of Standing Committees:
Academic Policy Committee Jene Michaud
General Education Committee April Komenaka
Budget Committee Bruce Mathews
Assessment Committee Kelly Burke
Meeting adjourned at 4:45 p.m.