Standing Committees


Executive Committee membership shall consist of the Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Chairs of the Standing Committees (chosen from the elected Council membership) and the past Chair of the Council who will serve ex officio. This committee will function as the Committee on Committees and will be responsible for forwarding names to the appropriate offices to serve on University Committees. This committee shall also serve as an advisory committee to standing and ad hoc committees.

Chair: Zoraya Cruz-Bonilla

The Communications Committee shall be charged with the responsibility of establishing a positive and visible professional image on campus. Through a variety of activities and working with such offices as Alumni Affairs, Admissions, and Publications, this committee will seek to educate faculty, administration, parents, students, and staff about the contributions professional staff make on this campus. This committee shall be responsible for producing an end-of-year report on the activities of professional staff at Binghamton, working with a staff member fromInside and developing, with the appropriate offices, an effective communications network on campus.

Distinguished Service Award 
Chair: Brianna King

This committee is charged with shining a light on campus professionals who contribute invaluably to the campus community, and to their profession, through exemplary service.  This is accomplished through the annual solicitation of award nominations and through the ultimate selection of two of those nominated professionals for receipt of the PEC's Distinguished Service Award.  Eligible award applicants include all PEC Represented Employees from the Research Foundation, M/C, and UUP.  Formal recognition takes place at the PEC constituency luncheon each fall.  It is the pleasure of the DSA committee to organize and execute this annual event.A DSA nomination form and further information about the award process is available at:

Professional Development
Chair: Sara Wozniak

The initial charge of the Professional Development Committee will be to gather information on professional development opportunities for professional staff at Binghamton, as well as to gather information on what activities are currently taking place on other SUNY campuses. The committee will also gather information from constituents on their professional development needs.

Chair: Scott Geiger

The Rules Committee shall be responsible for establishing the Standard Operating Procedures, for reviewing them on an annual basis, and for reviewing all changes and making recommendations on the Council's and Committees' procedures. The Rules Committee is responsible for running elections. Related duties include verification of constituency lists, establishing slates of candidates for general elections, tallying the votes, notifying the elected candidates and their supervisors of the election results. Prior to the final meeting in June, the Rules Committee, in consultation with the Executive Committee, establishes a slate of officers to be voted on for the next year.The Rules Committee" is charged with the responsibility of reviewing, revising, and refining the By-Laws, as needed.

Last Updated: 8/28/15