- President: Angel Narvaez-Lugo
- Vice-President: Mariel Knight
- Secretary: Carrie Barnes
- Treasurer: Leslie Davis
- Public Relations: Christina Barnett
- Past-President: Allyson Holliday
All OCTSA representatives are encouraged to participate in a committee to further enhance the efforts of the OCTSA for the members at large. The committees are listed below with an explanation of the committee’s responsibility. Please find one that interests you and contact the President or the committee chair/co-chair to sign up.
Professional Development Committee
The Professional Development Committee shall serve as an advocacy group on matters related to development, education, and other issues of concern to OCT staff as they assist the University to meet its mission of teaching, research and service. The committee shall identify and evaluate services available to OCT staff through the University and elsewhere to facilitate or improve their performance, opportunity for advancement and quality of life. This committee shall also be the channel for recognizing OCT staff who have excelled in their work performance or made outstanding contributions to the mission of the University. (OCTSA Outstanding Staff Awards)
The Service/Outreach Committee is responsible to plan, organize, and implement University and community service projects, social events, and campus forums for OCT staff. The committee shall work with the Communications and Public Relations Committee to publicize these events, and provide the Assembly representatives opportunities to communicate with their constituents during these events. The committee shall perform related functions as requested by the Assembly Steering Committee. Maintaining Adopt-A-Mile.
Staff Life Committee
The Staff Life Committee shall serve as an advocate for OCT staff on all salary, benefits, and evaluation procedure issues. The range of this activity requires the committee members to have a clear understanding of current University of Alabama salary and benefits policies and to be able to incorporate this knowledge into the evaluation of proposals made by the Department of Human Resources. The committee shall make recommendations to the Assembly concerning support or opposition for such proposals. If appropriate, the committee shall identify alternatives to such proposals. The committee shall maintain a close working relationship with the Department of Human Resources on all matters pertaining to salaries, benefits and evaluation procedure issues. In addition, the committee, working closely with the Communications and Public Relations Committee, shall communicate with and solicit input from constituents on matters pertaining to salary, benefits, and evaluation procedure issues.
Ad hoc Committee - Nominations and Elections
Ad Hoc Committees may be created to consider particular concerns and dissolved as deemed necessary by the Steering Committee. A Nominations and Elections Ad Hoc Committee will be appointed each year to facilitate the voting process for the Assembly. Membership of such committees shall not be limited to Assembly representatives but may be drawn from the eligible OCT staff at-large.
The Steering Committee shall consist of the president, president-elect and past-president, secretary of the Assembly, treasurer and all standing committee chairs. The Steering Committee shall serve as a planning committee and may serve as a nominating committee for Assembly appointments and elections. The Steering Committee may meet with the officers of the University upon request, or upon request of a majority of the Steering Committee, or by direction of the Assembly. No formal votes shall be taken at such consultations nor shall the Steering Committee take any action outside of the scope of the Assembly’s implied or expressed authority, without approval of the Assembly.
University Standing Committee Representatives
The OCTSA has a non-voting representative on these University Standing Committees. Representatives attend Standing Committee meetings and report information during the OCTSA General Assembly meetings.
- Campus Master Plan: April Sanders
- Campus Security & Safety: Bridgette Riter
- Committee on Committees: Mariel Knight
- Equal Opportunity: Darcel Green
- Faculty/Staff Benefits: Angel Narvaez-Lugo
- Information Technology: Clo Patton
- International Education: Stephanie Nixon
- Libraries: Marina Klaric
- Parking & Transportation: Heidi Benstead
- Student & Campus Life: Ginnifer Carnethon
- Student Health: Sonia Potter
- University Recreation: Vera Johnson
- Intercollegiate Athletics: Angel Narvaez-Lugo