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
Alshihabi, Diane Member Faculty Senate 01 Nov 2017
Augustus, Katie Member Ames Laboratory 01 Sep 2017
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
Kerr, Bradley Member College - Veterinary Medicine 01 Sep 2016
Larkin, Deborah Member Supervisory & Confidential 01 Oct 2014
Sabtu-Schaper, Siti Member Senior Vice President & Provost 01 Apr 2017
Staebler, Michael Member Student Affairs 01 Sep 2014
Stow, Kevin Member ISU Foundation 01 Sep 2002
Strah, Patricia Member University Services 01 Oct 2016
Thorson, Katherine Member College - Agriculture and Life Sciences 01 Sep 2017
Thuney, Tiffany Member College - Engineering 01 Apr 2017
Wollan, Barbara Member P&S Council 01 Sep 2017
Crase, Sedahlia Member (shared vote) Retiree 01 Apr 2017
Hamilton, Mallory Member (shared vote) College - Liberal Arts & Sciences 01 Oct 2016
Kreider, Brent Member (shared vote) College - Liberal Arts & Sciences 20 Oct 2015
McMaken, Jean Member (shared vote) Merit Staff 01 Nov 2017
Member (shared vote) Retiree 01 Sep 2015
Thompson, Scott Member (shared vote) Merit Staff 01 Nov 2017
Downs, Stephanie Ex-officio University Human Resources (UHR) 01 May 2014
Ford, Sarah 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
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 (2)
  • College - Veterinary Medicine (1)
  • Extension Field Staff (1)
  • Faculty Senate (1)
  • Finance Division (2)
  • ISU Foundation (1)
  • Merit Staff (2)
  • Office of the President (1)
  • P&S Council (1)
  • Procurement Services (1)
  • Retiree (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