Specific Charges for 2009-2010

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

  1. Discuss the changes necessary to implement the federal Mental Health Parity Act of 2008 and offer suggestions based on any findings.
  2. Consider recommending the inclusion of transgender health benefits in one or more of the University health plans.
  3. Consider recommending changes in the tuition assistance program for employees pursuing coursework outside the university.
  4. Continue to monitor the cost and rates for all health insurance plans for fairness, including continued evaluation of the impact of maximum out-of-pocket limits on enrollees in our medical/surgical and prescription plans and continued consideration of possible changes in the rate structures for the POS and PPO plans.
  5. Continue to monitor the effectiveness of Aetna?s pilot disease management procedures.
  6. Consider the recommendation of implementing changes suggested by Caremark to reduce costs and/or improve management of chronic diseases.
  7. Review the anticipated report from the Committee on Backup Child Care.
  8. 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 2010-2011,

Committee Members

Chair: Ingrid Waldron*






David Asch

Ed Boe*

Howard Goldfine*

Scott Harrington

David Pope*

Gerald Porter*

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.