Staff Senate Roster
2013-2014

Executive Committee

Carol McKissick, Chair
Roy Ross, Vice-Chair
Jennifer Aumiller, Secretary
Kate McManus, Member At Large

Colette Beaulieu, Past-Chair

Representatives

Jennifer Aumillter
Jennifer Guy Aumiller
, Program Manager, Program in Neuroscience (Secretary)
Exempt Staff Representative
Email: neurosci@umaryland.edu
Senate Committees: Executive Committee, USGA Liaison
Goals as a Senator: "As a member of the UM Staff for almost 10 years, I would like to continue to assist  in making this campus more friendly for staff and to ensure that our voices are well represented at the University level. I am currently serving as an alternate on the Staff Senate, and on the implementation team for one of the themes of the Strategic Plan. I would like to continue assisting in making the university a more dynamic and vibrant community for us in and out of work and more accessible for families."
Hobbies/Interests: Jennifer enjoys watching the Ravens, hiking, reading, cooking, music, attending cultural events, trying the Baltimore food trucks that visit UM, having fun with my kids.
Term Ends: 2014


Colette Beaulieu,
Office Manager, HS/HSL, Academic Affairs (Past Chair)
Exempt Staff Representative
Email: cbeaulie@hshsl.umaryland.edu
Senate Committees:
Executive Committee, Alternate Exempt Staff representative to Council of University System Staff, BOR Staff Awards Committee Chair
Goals as a Senator: "To serve, to the best of my capability, the Staff that the Senate represents and to continue working with the Council of University System Staff (CUSS)."
Interests/Hobbies:  Colette enjoys hiking, exploring historical sites, reading, writing poetry and most of all spending time with her family and friends.
Term Ends: 2014

Laura Bell
Laura Bell, Program Director, SON, Family and Community Health
Exempt Staff Representative
Email: bell@son.umaryland.edu
Senate Committees: Community Outreach (Chair), Community Engagement (Liaison)
Goals as a Senator: "I have worked on campus for 7+ years at SOM and SON.  Through these positions,  I have had the opportunity to work with many other staff across the schools on campus. I bring a background of advocacy through my  previous 25 years of work in the non-profit services field.   I believe that this along with my experience in diversity and inclusion, working successfully with and in groups and my strong interpersonal skills would allow me to serve well as a staff representative for my colleagues. I look forward to an opportunity to contribute to the continued success and growth of our staff and the Staff Senate.
Term Ends: 2015

Nancy Bowers
Nancy Bowers, Director, Finance and Administration, School of Pharmacy, SOP
Exempt Staff Representative
Email: nbowers@rx.umaryland.edu
Senate Committees: Council of University System Staff (CUSS), University Life, Work Life Strategies
Goals as a Senate:
"For the past two years I have had the fortunate opportunity to serve on the UMB Staff Senate and on the USM Council of University System Staff (CUSS), the group of non-faculty employees of the University System of Maryland (USM) with a voice in the governance of the system.  During these past two years I have a gained a better understanding of the many complex staff issues and have been truly humbled by the number of committed staff across our campus and the USM who truly care about staff issues and making improvements."
Term Ends: 2015


Kiscia Cannon
Kiscia Cannon, Research Administrator, SOM/Diagnostic Radiology
Exempt Staff Representative (Alternate)
Email: Kcannon@som.umaryland.edu

Goals as a Senator:
Term Ends: 2014

Bill Crockett
William (Bill) Crockett, Director, URecFit, OAA Campus Center
Exempt Staff Representative
Email: bcrockett@umaryland.edu
Senate Committees: Council of University System Staff (Chair), Policy/Legislation, Sustainability
Goals as a Senator:
"I have worked here for the past 22 years and have served on the Senate for over a decade.  I would like to continue on the Staff Senate and be part of a shared governance body that is involved with collaborate efforts regarding the future of UMB and its staff.  The inclusiveness and welcoming spirit that is present throughout our university has been an inspiration to me, and my continuation on the senate allows me to contribute to it any way I can.  If re-elected to the Staff Senate I would hope to better serve our staff by offering support where it is needed, striving to effect change, and working with campus leadership for the benefit of the staff represented by shared governance.  My hope is that I can translate my knowledge and appreciation of UMB info effective and meaningful change for the University and fellow staff.  I look forward to being considered and the opportunity to further serve on shared governance.  I have been delighted to serve on the UMB Staff Senate and hope I can continue to make a difference and compliment its ongoing initiatives!"
Term Ends: 2015

Ashley Cuffia, Library Associate, HS/HSL
Alternate
Term Ends: 2014

Lomberly Curry
Kimberly Curry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/SOM
Exempt Staff Representative
Email: kcurry@som.umaryland.edu
Senate Committees:
Term Ends: 2014


Kenneth (Ken) E. Fahnestock,  Department of Physiology, SOM
Exempt Staff Representative
Email: 
kfahn001@umaryland.edu
Senate Committees: IT Steering Committee (Liaison)
Goals as a Senator:
"Having served as a UMB Staff Senator for 12 years now, I have seen many positive changes that have been very beneficial to the Staff on this campus. Over these years I am proud to say that I have enjoyed serving as a Staff Senator and our role as advisors to the senior leadership. Your Staff Senate does work for you! I have seen many instances where the advice offered to the campus leadership has truly benefited the Staff on this campus. Everyone is very busy and luckily there are dedicated Staff on this campus who are engaged and passionately care about things that can make their jobs rewarding and enjoyable. There are also Staff that believe in what the mission of the Staff Senate is and are actively engaged as well in seeing that mission is met. I am proud to say that I am one of those Staff who believe in what the basic mission is for the Staff Senate and wish to continue to serve in that capacity for another 2 years. Please take the time to vote and help Staff members like myself continue the mission of helping the Staff we represent on this campus. I stand ready to continue to serve the Staff and this University. Thank You!"Hobbies/Interests: Ken enjoys Senior PGA Golf, Traveling, PGA Golf, Coin Collecting, LPGA Golf, Cooking and GOLF!
Term Ends: 2015

Angela Hall
Angela M. Hall, Financial Analyst, Budget and Financial Analysis

Exempt Staff Representative
Email: ahall@af.umaryland.edu
Senate Committees: Policy/Legislation, Alternate Exempt Staff representative to Council of University System Staff, Parking (Liaison)
Goals as a Senator:
Term Ends: 2015

Susan Holt
Susan Holt, Administrative Coordinator, SOM/Dept. of Epidemiology
Exempt Staff Representative
Email: sholt@som.umaryland.edu
Senate Committees: Community Outreach, Communications
Goals as a Senator: "I have worked on campus since 2000 and have gained a lot of insight and experience.  I would like the opportunity to be a part of the continued growth and improvements of the University."
Term Ends: 2015


Thomas (Tom) McHugh, Program Director,Graduate Program in Life Sciences and Director, Office of Postdoctoral Scholars
Exempt Staff Representative
Email:
tmchugh@som.umaryland.edu
Senate Committees: IT Steering Committee (Liaison), USGA (Liaison), BOR Staff Awards
Goals as a Senator: "I want to help ensure the needs of our campus staff are presented clearly to campus administration and addressed."
Hobbies/Interests: Baltimore Ravens football, grilling, music and spending time with his family.
Term Ends: 2014


Carol McKissick, Program Director, School of Medicine, UMB Freezer Program (Chair)
Exempt Staff Representative                                                                                
Email: cmkissi@umaryland.edu
Senate Committees: Executive Committee, Childcare Committee
Goals as a Senator: "An enthusiastic professional with 16 years experience in an entrepreneurial business environment (BIORESCO). 14 years prior experience in scientific research. During my time @ UMB, I have tried to foster understanding and build consensus between various parties by problem solving and formulating effective solutions." It is my hope, with your help, to continue this trend to the benefit of us all."
Hobbies/Interests: Carol is a community activist, mother of two teenagers, proud wife of a police captain and a home wine-maker.
Term Ends: 2014 

Kate McManus
Kate McManus, Director Building Operations and Maintenance, Campus Center (Member at Large)

Exempt Staff Representative
Email: kmcmanus@umaryland.edu
Senate Committees: Executive Committee, University Life, Community Outreach, Sustainability
Goals as a Senator: "I have worked for the UMB for 14 years.  I started with the construction of the School of Law, then Dentistry, then the Office of the President, where I worked on various projects including The BioPark, president’s office renovation and the SMC Campus Center.  I now work for academic affairs in the Campus Center.  For about 3 years I have been the director of events and building operations.  Working in the campus center has also allowed me to broaden the UMB’s environmental programs.  I work with students, faculty and staff on beekeeping in the St. Paul’s cemetery and have begun a CSA here at the campus center.  Since I have worked in so many capacities, I have a broad knowledge of the workings and people on campus.  I feel that I will be a good representative for the many voices in our broad community."
Term Ends: 2015

Yvonne McMorris
Yvonne McMorris, Coordinator, SOL
Exempt Staff Representative (Alternate)
Email: ymcmorris@law.umaryland.edu
Senate Committees: Community Outreach, Safety Awareness (Liaison)
Goals as a Senator: "I have worked with Yvonne for almost 15 years at the Law School. She is currently on the Staff Collaboration Committee where she eagerly organizes community service activities for us. Yvonne is also involved in community activities outside the workplace. I think the entire campus could benefit from her generosity, her enthusiasm, and her commitment to our campus and the local community."
Term Ends: 2014

Elisa Medina
Elisa Medina, Training Specialist, SSW/Ruth H. Young Center for F&C
Exempt Serving as a Non-Exempt/Excluded Staff Representative
Email: emedina@ssw.umaryland.edu
Senate Committees: University Life, Childcare Committee, Woman's Forum, Work Life Strategies
Goals as a Senator:
"I am interested in serving on the Staff Senate because I would like to be a part of making the university the best possible place to work.  As a new employee, I bring a fresh perspective to the challenges and issues that the university faces.  Currently, I am a Supervisory Coaching and Training Specialist at the School of Social Work.  I train and coach child welfare social work supervisors around the state on leadership and management skills.  Previously, I was a supervisor with the State of Maryland's Department of Human Resources.  Additionally, as a mother of five boys, I have personally struggled with juggling my work and life passions.  Because of these personal and professional experiences, I am particularly interested in the University Life Committee, Women's Forum and Work Life Strategies sub-committees.  I welcome the opportunity to generate a productive and enthusiastic dialogue on this topic and to assist in creating effective policies and procedures for working parents at UMB."
Term Ends: 2014

Jame Michalski
Jane Michalski, Research Supervisor, SOM/Microbiology
Exempt Serving as a Non-Exempt/Excluded Staff Representative
Email:jmichals@umaryland.edu
Goals as a Senator: "
During my employment of 30 years here at the University I have seen much growth and many changes.  As the University continues to grow and expand beyond the historic border of Martin Luther King Blvd., there will be more need of infrastructure and communications to keep the campus unified.  I am a research laboratory supervisor in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology and it would be a privilege to serve on the staff senate to represent your concerns and advocate your needs."
Term Ends: 2014

Kristie Nichols
Kristie Nichols, Anatomy & Neurobiology/SOM
Exempt Staff Representative
Email: knich002@umaryland.edu
Senate Committees: University Life, Faculty Senate (Liaison)
Goals as a Senator:
Hobbies/Interests:
Term Ends: 2014

Mardi Reymann
Mardi Reymann, Research Laboratory Manager, SOM/Med Geographic Medicine
Exempt Serving as a Non-Exempt/Excluded Staff Representative
Email: mreymann@medicine.umaryland.edu

Senate Committees: Communications, Parking (Liaison), Safety Awareness (Liaison)
Goals as a Senator:

Term Ends: 2014

Roy Ross
Roy Ross, Operations
and Maintenance Facilities Management (Vice-Chair)
Non-Exempt/Excluded Staff Representative
Email: rross@af.umaryland.edu
Senate Committees:  Executive Committee, Non-Exempt/Excluded Staff Representative to C.U.S.S., Policy/Legislation (Chair)
Goals as a Senator:
"I would like to continue my efforts to support our staff here at UMB.  Our voice is critical in addressing our staff concerns and issues to the President and senior leadership.  Having a voice at the table is a first step toward collaboration and partnership with our UMB community, providing insight on numerous issues that may be of concern and resolving those issues through partnership and teamwork."
Hobbies/Interests:
Term Ends: 2015

Amshu Siddalingaswamy
Amshu Siddalingaswamy, Center for Clinical Trials Corporate Contracts/ORD
Exempt Staff Representative
Email: asidd001@umaryland.edu
Senate Committees:
Goals as a Senator:
Hobbies/Interests:
Term Ends: 2014


Bernadette Taylor, Program Director, Administration and Finance
Exempt Staff Representative
Email: btaylor@af.umaryland.edu
Senate Committees: Community Outreach
Goals as a Senator: "To improve communications among employees and to help improve the work environment."
Hobbies/Interests: Bernadette enjoys gardening, reading, home improvements, painting, crafts, mentoring, church and Bible studies.
Term Ends: 2015

Karen Underwood
Karen Underwood, Research Assistant, SOM
Exempt Staff Representative (Alternate)
Email: KUnderwood@som.umaryland.edu
Senate Committee:
Term Ends: 2014

Yimei Wu
Yimei Wu, Manager, Faculty Affairs and Special Projects
Exempt Staff Representative
Phone: 6-5937; Fax: 6-4433
Email: ywu@epi.umaryland.edu
Senate Committees: Communications (Chair), Community Engagement (Liaison), Sustainability (Liaison)
Goals as a Senator:
Hobbies/Interests:
Term Ends: 2015

Colette Beaulieu, Website Manager
RML Office, HS/HSL
Phone: 6-2855
Email:
cbeaulie@hshsl.umaryland.edu