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June 9, 2005

Colwell re-elected as SAC president

Winners of the officers elections for the Staff Association Council (SAC) were announced yesterday, June 8, by SAC elections committee chair Betty Homonai.

Re-elected as president is Richard Colwell.

Gwendolyn Watkins, who ran unopposed, continues as vice president for steering.

Incumbent Angela Peskie won the election for vice president for marketing and communications.

Carol Hodgkiss, incumbent treasurer, also won re-election.

SAC officers serve two-year terms beginning July 1. SAC members who have served six months on the council are eligible to vote for officers.

In other Staff Association Council news:

• The annual council of campuses, a meeting of staff officers from Pitt’s five campuses, is set for June 14 at the Bradford campus. Staff associations rotate hosting the event at their campus.

• This year marks the 35th anniversary of the Staff Association Council. A celebration luncheon will be held July 13 as part of the annual new members’ orientation.

SAC is seeking contact information on former officers, who will be invited to the luncheon. For more information, contact the SAC office at 412/624-4236.

• On Fridays beginning July 1, the Oakland Farmer’s Market will sell its wares on Sennott Street between Meyran Avenue and Atwood Street, 3:30-7:30 p.m. SAC’s program and planning committee is co-sponsoring the Farmer’s Market July 1 grand opening.

• The SAC-sponsored 15th annual Pitt Kennywood Day is set for June 11. (See April 28 University Times.)

—Peter Hart

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