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Staff Forum

The purpose of the Staff Forum of ABAC is as follows:

  • provide a sounding board whereby mutual concerns may be identified and presented to the Administration effectively;
  • secure greater staff participation in the decision-making process of the college;
  • recognize and encourage excellence of performance among staff members;
  • pursue fair and impartial treatment of all staff, regardless of position, including equitable work conditions and standards; and
  • support and enhance the overall mission of the college.

Current Officers
Chair: Dr. Chris Kinsey
Director of Residence Life, ABAC Residence Life & Housing

Vice-Chair: Corey Langston
Residence Life Coordinator, Residence Life

Secretary: Jamie Kinsley
Customer Service Representative, Student Financial Services

Parliamentarian: Clayton Riehle
Administrative Associate, Enterprise Data Services

Staff Forum By-Laws and Constitution

 

Roy R. Jackson, Sr. Award for Staff Excellence

AWARD CRITERIA
Roy R. Jackson, Sr. Award for Excellence

Eligibility

Eligible staff members should satisfy the following criteria:

1.      completed at least 10 years continuous full-time service with the institution by the end of the previous year (i.e., December 31)
2.      be a full-time employee
3.      cannot be a former recipient of the Roy R. Jackson, Sr. Award for Excellence
4.      support the college/community in one or more of its extra-curricular activities
5.      present a good image when off-campus
6.      contribute to the growth and development of ABAC beyond the call of duty
7.      have a good attitude
8.      be well respected, courteous, helpful, and dependable

Guidelines

  • All employees who are designated by the college as staff and are employed on a regular (not temporary) basis or a Staff Forum member’s immediate supervisor may nominate one eligible staff member whose name appears on the current eligibility list.  This listing will include all full-time staff members who have completed 10 years of continuous full-time service with the college by the end of the previous year.  Preference will be given to active members of Staff Forum.
  • Each individual making a nomination must submit a minimum of 2 paragraphs of justification; otherwise, the nomination will not be accepted. The paragraphs should be written with enough detail so that anyone who does not know the nominee, will after reading the nomination.  Recipients will be chosen based on their satisfaction of the above criteria.
  • The Staff Forum Scholarship and Awards Committee will select one of the nominated staff members to receive the Roy R. Jackson Award.
  • Recipients of the Roy R. Jackson, Sr. Award for Excellence will be selected, awarded, and announced annually in the spring term of enrollment at the Honors Day ceremony.
  • Staff Forum Chair will announce all award recipients via the FOCUS, campus e-mail, and Staff Forum meetings.
  • Roy R. Jackson Award recipients will receive a check for $1,250 (provided funds are available) and a plaque.

 

Roy Jackson Eligibility List 2014

Roy Jackson Past Winners

Nomination Form 2014

Staff Forum Scholarship

SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA

The scholarship will be paid in two equal amounts with a total not exceeding $1000 beginning the student’s first term of enrollment at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Eligible students must satisfy the following criteria:
1.  dependent of an ABAC staff member, with preference given to dependents of participating members (as indicated by attendance at meetings);
2.  2.0 high school grade point average as determined by the ABAC Admissions Office;
3.  750 minimum combined SAT or its equivalent, as required by ABAC; and
4.  applied for admission to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and plan to enroll full time toward a degree or certificate.

The Staff Forum Scholarship and Awards Committee will select the scholarship recipient each year based on the above criteria.
Scholarship recipients will be announced annually via the FOCUS, campus e-mail, and Staff Forum meetings.
Please bear in mind that if a student should reduce his/her enrollment below the full-time level, or his/her grade point average falls below 2.0, any refunded portion of funds will revert to the foundation’s scholarship fund.

Note: Scholarship maximum amount of $1000 will be reviewed every 5 years (beginning 2002) to increase or decrease the amount based upon funds available.

Last updated and approved Monday, October 2, 2006

USG Staff Forum Resources

Meeting Refreshment List

Pimento Cheese Sandwiches: Nancy Anthony
Ham:  Nancy Anthony

Chicken Cheese Ball with Crackers:  Shirley Wilson
Cheese Dip & Chips:  Randi Walden 
Veggie Tray:  Brenda Doss

Cookies:  Elizabeth Wilcox

Fruit Dessert:  Nancy Brannen 
Drinks:  Cola & Diet Cola:  Richard Spancake; Ginger Ale
: Nancy Anthony
Cart with Paper Products: Nancy Anthony
Ice: Clayton Riehle   

Donations:  Margo Ransom

Cart with Paper Products & Cooler to Room 237:

Volunteering can be in any of the following forms:
1.   Donate $2-$20 for the purchase of a meat, cheese, veggie, and/or fruit tray.
2.   Purchase goodies locally to bring
3.   Prepare a dish at home to bring
4.   Any other ideas you have

Thanks in advance for your participation.