College of Allied Health Staff Advisory Committee (SAC)

College of Allied Health Staff Advisory Committee (SAC)

SAC groupStaff Advisory Committee July 2017 - June 2019 Members

Recent Awards

CONGRATULATIONS to Dawn Horton, Nutritional Sciences, on receiving the College of Allied Health Employee of the Quarter award for July - September 2018.


To provide input to the Dean on matters of concern to the staff of the College. 

To participate in the relevant decision making and planning processes of the College. 

To plan departmental and College development activities for staff members. 

To nominates staff representatives for appointment to College committees or College-wide events and activities, when requested. 


Staff Award Selection Committee (SAS)
This is the one standing sub-committee of the Staff Advisory Committee. Membership is constituted of 5 past award recipients. The most senior member will chair the committee.This sub-committee is responsible for the nomination and selection process of the Superior Staff Award for Excellence in Performance.

Staff Development Committee
This committee plans a series of one-hour inservice seminars top be scheduled from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. to allow the staff to assemble, eat lunch and participate in an education program. Topics of the seminars range from updates on policy and procedures to skills training which can be utilized within their various job functions.

Staff Retreat Committee
This committee plans an annual half-day staff development retreat focused on improving skills or acquiring new skills relevant to the mission of the College.

Meeting Information

The Staff Advisory Committee meets from from 10:00am – 11:00am in  AHB3132 on the second Thursday of each month except May, August, and December.

Contact the SAC chair for more information.


Staff Advisory Committee Scholarship


The purpose of this fund is to provide eligible full-time staff members with additional training opportunities that may be beyond what their particular department could sponsor. Recipients of any funds awarded will be selected by the Selection Committee of the Staff Advisory Committee and approved by the Dean of the College, or his/her designee (see Agreement).


To be eligible for a scholarship award, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a fulltime employee of the College of Allied Health.
  • Must have at least one year of service and have a performance evaluation on file with a general assessment of their work performance which meets or exceeds normal work requirements.
  • Must demonstrate a use for the training that would enrich the staff member professionally and enhance their position at the College of Allied Health.
  • Must not be a contributor to the Fund or an immediate family member of a contributor.


Application Form

Click here for the application form.

Employee of the Quarter


To recognize a staff employee who has made a significant contribution to the College of Allied Health by providing excellent service to CAH visitors, employees and/or students and other contributions the nominator believes is noteworthy.  Employees may also be nominated for providing exemplary service to the College of Allied Health in their daily job performance and demonstrating a willingness to work above and beyond the call of duty.

The Employee of the Quarter should model behaviors of a good employee including a positive, professional attitude, respectful of institutional policies, helpful to co-workers, exhibiting good customer service and people skills, and good attendance.

Eligibility and Rules

The employee must be a full time staff employee of at least 6 months.

The award will be given during each calendar quarter (January to March, April to June, July to September, and October to December).

Nominations will be accepted through the last day of the second month of each quarter.  The SAC will make its recommendation to the Dean by the 15th day of the third month of each quarter.  The recipient of the award will be announced on the 1st day of the first month of the following quarter, or the workday closest to this date.  Deadlines are:

Nominations Due           SAC Recommendation to Dean Due           Award Date
November 30           December 15           January 1
February 28           March 15           April 1
May 31           June 15           July 1
August 31           September 15           October 1

Nominations will be submitted via email to the Chair of the SAC.

Nominations will be accepted from other employees, but there will be no self-nominations.

Selection of the Employee of the Quarter will be made by the SAC with endorsement of the Dean.


  • Reserved parking space in the College of Allied Health parking lot.
  • A certificate with employees name, quarter, and the Dean’s signature.
  • A $25.00 check from the SAC.
  • Lunch with the Dean. 

Nomination Form

Use this form to nominate someone for the CAH Employee of the Quarter.


Dean Knehans and Dawn Horton

Dawn Horton, Nutritional Sciences, 
on receiving the College of Allied Health Employee of the Quarter award for July - September 2018.

Complete list of recipients