Specific Charges for 2008-2009

All Specific Charges are in addition to each committee's "General" Charge in the Council Bylaws

  1. Review the University policy on adoption benefits such as paid leave, unpaid leave, or financial reimbursement for adoption expenses.
  2. Examine the tuition assistance program for staff pursuing coursework inside and outside the University.
  3. Follow up on retiree benefits and retiree medical changes.
  4. Review the University of Pennsylvania?s prescription drug program and follow up on the use of disease management procedures.
  5. Continue to examine parity issues for behavioral and mental health care plans provided through employee benefits programs.
  6. Review and discuss the committee?s general charge and identify two or three issues that should be given highest priority for the committee?s work in AY 2009-2010

Committee Members

Chair: Ingrid Waldron






Ed Boe

Howard Goldfine

David Pope

Gerald Porter

Kent Smetters

Mark Tykocinski

Barbra Wall

Graduate/professional students:


Undergraduate students:



Valeri Dorn

Victoria Mulhern

Lynn Rotoli


Kelly Dewees

Peter Rockett

Linda Satchell

*Indicates reappointment as chair or member.