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|About||The Staff Advisory Council (SAC) is an elected group of staff members who serve as representatives of the staff at UT Arlington. The Council acts as a channel of communication for the staff and the University Administration.|
|Mission||The Council acts as a channel of communication for the staff and the University Administration. The Council keeps the President and other Administrators advised on needs and interests of the staff. The Council strives to inform the staff about relevant issues at UT Arlington. The Council makes recommendations on specific institutional issues and on general grievance policies, but does not act on individual grievance issues.|
Executive board officers are elected annually from the Council membership to serve a one-year term. The executive offices are Chair, Vice-Chair, Parliamentarian, Secretary, Treasurer, and Historian. The Past Chair Serves as an advisor to the Council and the Executive Committee for one year. Representatives interested in being nominated as officers are encouraged to contact one of the council members or exec officers prior to the September elections. SAC is made up of four Standing Committees plus Ad Hoc Committees appointed by the Executive Committee as needed. The current committees and their responsibilities are:
Executive Committee - composed of the executive board officers, chairs of the Standing Committees, and EAC representatives that represent UT Arlington staff at the UT System level.
Communications - manages public relations, publicity, media liaison, and the SAC Newsletter.
Benefits - handles issues concerning staff benefits, makes recommendations, refers items as necessary. The Director of Human Resources or delegate serves as an ex-officio member of this committee.
Staff Development - promotes staff training programs such as career and professional development, diversity training, and professional development. The Director of Human Resources or delegate serves as an ex-officio member.
Social & Outreach Committee - handles the service projects that offer UT Arlington employees an opportunity to volunteer in our community
Parking Committee - handles issues concerning parking on campus and makes recommendations. The committee chair also attends Parking Committee meetings on campus.
Campus Mail: SAC Office, Box 19231
Campus Office Location: Hammond Hall, Room B18(basement level)