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Any State Classified employee is eligible to serve on a CPC committee.  If you are interested in joining a CPC committee, then please contact the respective committee chair.

Leadership Team

Chair – Jim Abraham

Members – Amber Lobato (Vice Chair), Holly Ritzman (Secretary), Adrian MacDonald (Treasurer)

The Leadership Team sets the CPC meeting agenda, conducts monthly meetings, oversees budget and executive functions of the Council, and acts on behalf of the Council between regular meetings. This committee is comprised of members elected by the CPC to the positions of Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer.

Communications Committee

Chair – Teresa Runge

Members – Jillian Zucosky (Co-Chair), Claudia Vazquez

The Communications Committee is responsible for disseminating information about the Council, University, and State Classified employees. This committee explores means of communication and makes recommendations on the appropriate methods to use in various instances.

Employee Engagement and Experience Committee

Chair – Barret Winder

Members – Amber Lobato (Co-Chair), Brian James, Wayne Hall

The Employee Engagement and Experience Committee researches, suggests, plans, executes, evaluates, and reviews Council outreach events. This committee also becomes involved with University events and service projects that increase the visibility of the Council to State Classified Employees and enhance the CSU employee experience.

Employee Recognition Committee

Co-Chairs – Kim Nelson, Holly Ritzman

Members – Jim Abraham

The Employee Recognition Committee oversees all aspects of Council awards. This committee keeps criteria and guidelines up to date, solicits applications and nominations, selects awardees, informs nominees, nominators, and department heads when the selection process is complete, and publicizes the achievements of award recipients. Awards may be added or deleted by a majority vote of the Council.

Legislative Committee

Chair – Adrian MacDonald

Members – Jim Abraham, Wayne Hall, Jillian Zucosky

The Legislative Committee reviews and reports on legislation, which may have an impact on the University community, especially when the impact on State Classified employees is direct. This committee also reports information to and works closely with the Vice President for University Operations and the General Counsel.