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2014 - 2015 Compensation-Benefits Subcommittee


Terri Wallace (Chair)
Center for Writing
10 Nicholson Hall
Del Code 3883A


Kevin Prigge (Co-chair)
Supercomputing Institute
599 Walter Library Del Code 3721A

2014 - 2015 Meeting Dates

All meetings for the 2014 - 2015 academic year will be in #300 Morrill Hall unless noted otherwise from 12:00 - 1:00.

  • September 11, 2014
  • October 9, 2014
  • November 13, 2014
  • December 11, 2014 (238 Morrill Hall)
  • January 8, 2015
  • February 12, 2015 (238 Morrill Hall)
  • March 12, 2015
  • April 9, 2015
  • May 14, 2015
  • June 11, 2015 (238 Morrill Hall)



The Compensation-Benefits Subcommittee broadly represents Civil Service employees in the governance processes at the University in the areas of compensation, job classification, employee benefits and the University's organizational goals.

Duties and Responsibilities

a. Respond to Civil Service employee questions as requested by the chair.

b. Coordinate and work with HR on issues and questions related to market-based compensation.

c. Review and provide feedback on proposed performance appraisal systems as requested by OHR and the departments, reporting at monthly Civil Service Committee (CSCC) meetings.

d. Facilitate JEQ and JRQ appeals according to the JEQ/JRQ appeals process guidelines.

e. Monitor the health care and dental benefits and the life and disability insurance of Civil Service. Report on coverage plan details including any changes to cost or coverage. Report Civil Service UPlan member feedback, regarding health benefits to the BAC.

f. Monitor state level issues that impact Minnesota State Retirement System.

g. Submit a monthly report to the CSCC chair, the CSCC membership list serve, the Communications Subcommittee Chair, and the committee support staff as appropriate.

h. The report is submitted prior to the CSCC meeting and the e-InTouch deadline, each month. A co-chair provides an oral report at the monthly CSCC meeting



Terri Wallace
Center for Writing


Kevin Prigge
Supercomputing Institute


Patti Dion
Human Resources


Brent Engebretson
AHC Communications

Lynn Hegrenes
UMD College of Educ/Human Svs Pro

Karen Lovro
Recreational Sports

Ray Muno
Aerospace Engr and Mechanics

Gail Pinola
University Services Finance

Brenda Reeves
Office of Information Technology

Ellyn Woo
OHR Operations