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
vacant, College - Agriculture and Life Sciences
Power, Mark Chair College - Business 01 Jan 1989
Ashley, Timothy Vice Chair Finance Division 01 Sep 2006
Holland, Edward Vice Chair University Human Resources (UHR) 01 Apr 2015
Member College - Liberal Arts & Sciences
Augustus, Katie Member Ames Laboratory 01 Sep 2004
Black, Kaela Member Extension Field Staff 01 Sep 2014
Bosselman, Robert Member College - Human Sciences 01 Oct 2015
Cain, Pam Member Finance Division 16 Jul 2007
Grant, Tyler Member Pre and Post Doctoral Associates 01 Sep 2018
Larkin, Deborah Member Supervisory & Confidential 01 Oct 2014
Mao, Huifang Member Faculty Senate 01 Nov 2018
Phillips, Rita Member Finance Division 01 Mar 2019
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
Thuney, Tiffany Member College - Engineering 01 Apr 2017
Wiederin, Jennifer Member College - Design 01 Oct 2018
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
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)
  • P&S Council (1)
  • Pre and Post Doctoral Associates (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