CPAC Member Subcommittee Assignments


Amy Corrington, CPAC Representative

The function of the Benefits Committee is to represent University Senate and advise the senior administration on policies involving benefits currently and potentially available to faculty and staff. Current benefits include but are not limited to:

  • healthcare insurance
  • dental benefits plan
  • long-term disability insurance
  • group life insurance
  • accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • retirement options
  • tax-deferred annuities
  • fee waivers
  • sick leave
  • vacation

Council on Diversity and Inclusion (CODI)

Emily Driesbach, CPAC Representative

The functions of the Council on Diversity and Inclusion are to advise the President and the Provost on matters of diversity and to engage in and facilitate long-range planning to:

  • build an intellectual community that recognizes that diverse experiences create a rich educational experience for all students,
  • foster an inclusive campus climate,
  • foster the development of diversity-related competencies among faculty, staff, and students;
  • assess and identify trends, progress, and problems pertaining to campus diversity and climate; and
  • facilitate University-wide dialogue to promote understanding and constructive exchange of views on matters of diversity.

Fiscal Priorities and Budget Planning

Alicia Miller, CPAC Representative

The Fiscal Priorities Budget Committee is a Senate committee. The committee is composed of (5) faculty members, (1) classified staff member, (1) unclassified staff member, (1) undergraduate student, (1) graduate student and two ex-officios. The ex-officio members serve as liaisons to provide data, information and expertise to the committee. These two members come from the Office of the Provost and the Office of Finance and Business Services. This committee reports directly back to Senate with recommendations on important issues. CPAC elects one of its members to serve on this committee preferably throughout the tenure of the CPAC member.

University Senate

Penny Mannix, CPAC Representative

Senate meets on a regular basis and is the primary governance body for the university. The Board of Trustees delegates to Senate the responsibility of debating university issues and voting on policies and actions such as curriculum, educational programs/courses, faculty welfare, etc.

I Am Miami

Cheryl Birkenhauer, CPAC Representative

The purpose of this committee is to cultivate the I Am Miami initiative with the student body, faculty, and administrators.

Parking and Transportation

Fabienne Bohon, CPAC Representative

The purpose of this Parking Committee shall be to advise, assist, and support and advocate for the Parking and Transportation Services office on matters that will improve the parking and transportation network at Miami University. Members are volunteers who share a common interest in improving parking and transportation at Miami University. The specific purposes of the Board may include the following responsibilities:

  • offer recommendations for improving parking policies on campus
  • offer recommendations for improving availability of transit and alternative modes of transportation
  • assist the office in setting priorities, including participating in ongoing planning activities of the program
  • support and advocate for parking and transportation services by helping spread awareness and visibility of policies and services
  • representing the views of various constituent areas with regard to parking and transportation
  • offer recommendations that are financially viable

Classified Compensation Committee

Richard Kiefer, CPAC Representative

In December of 2016, this committee received information related to the competitive position of Miami’s pay rates compared to the market. Immediate pay rate adjustments were made and in addition, the Classified Compensation Committee will continue to meet through the spring semester to develop further recommendations related to Miami’s classified compensation structure to better align compensation with a market-based structure.