Benefits Committee, University (UBC)

Charge

The University Benefits Committee (UBC) advises the university through the university's Chief Financial Officer regarding all matters related to the employee benefit programs. The UBC:

  • Financially analyzes any proposed changes to employee benefits
  • Makes recommendations regarding benefit programs that meet the needs of the university staff to be competitive with peer institutions
  • Makes recommendations regarding benefits policy, the design of benefit programs, and selection of providers
  • Makes recommendations for benefit communication plans
  • Monitors provider and plan performance to ensure coverage and cost equity, balance, compliance and sustainability
  • Receives employee concerns and complaints and may make recommendations with respect to how they should be resolved

Activity

Current Members

View Former Members

Name Role Representation Start Term
Power, Mark Chair College - Business 01 Jul 1989
Ashley, Timothy Vice Chair Finance Division 01 Sep 2006
Holland, Edward Vice Chair University Human Resources (UHR) 01 Apr 2015
Black, Kaela Member Extension Field Staff 01 Sep 2014
Boehm, Pam Member College - Design 01 Oct 2006
Bosselman, Robert Member College - Human Sciences 01 Oct 2015
Cain, Pam Member Finance Division 16 Jul 2007
Good, Catherine Member College - Agriculture and Life Sciences 01 Oct 2014
Kerr, Bradley Member College - Veterinary Medicine 01 Sep 2016
Kreider, Brent Member College - Liberal Arts & Sciences 20 Oct 2015
Larkin, Deborah Member Supervisory & Confidential 01 Oct 2014
McGraw, Mary Member College - Engineering 01 Feb 2016
Muncrief, Diane Member Ames Laboratory 01 Sep 2004
Member Retirees - shared vote 01 Sep 2015
Rasmussen, Ellen Member Senior Vice President & Provost Office 01 Feb 2016
Staebler, Michael Member Student Affairs 01 Sep 2014
Stow, Kevin Member ISU Foundation 01 Sep 2002
Strah, Patricia Member University Services 01 Oct 2016
Studley, James Member P&S Council 01 May 2016
van der Valk, Arnold Member Faculty Senate 01 Oct 2014
Walter, Clyde (Skip) Member Retirees - shared vote 01 Sep 2013
Downs, Stephanie Ex-officio University Human Resources (UHR) 01 May 2014
Lackey, Miles Ex-officio Office of the President 01 Sep 2016
Sassman, Stacy Ex-officio Procurement Services 01 Oct 2010
Swenson, Sarah Ex-officio University Human Resources (UHR) 01 May 2014
Walter, Jane Ex-officio University Human Resources (UHR) 01 Dec 1999

Resources

Composition

  • Ames Laboratory (1)
  • College - Agriculture and Life Sciences (1)
  • College - Business (1)
  • College - Design (1)
  • College - Engineering (1)
  • College - Human Sciences (1)
  • College - Liberal Arts & Sciences (1)
  • College - Veterinary Medicine (1)
  • Extension Field Staff (1)
  • Faculty Senate (1)
  • Finance Division (2)
  • ISU Foundation (1)
  • Office of the President (1)
  • P&S Council (1)
  • Procurement Services (1)
  • Retirees - shared vote (2)
  • Senior Vice President & Provost Office (1)
  • Student Affairs (1)
  • Supervisory & Confidential (1)
  • University Human Resources (UHR) (4)
  • University Services (1)


Sponsor

Division of Finance