FY18 Meeting Schedule

Working Group for Support Staff (WGSS)

Lunch: 11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Meeting: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

[All meetings are held from 11:45AM - 1:00PM]

Fall dates

Location:  Chipman Conference Room, 6-104
Date:  Thursday, September 14, 2017
Facilitator: Julie Lindley and Barbara Keller

11:45AM – 12:00PM  Lunch
12:00PM – 12:05PM  Paris Creperie
12:05PM - 12:10PM  Cori Champagne, Rewards & Recognition Specialist
12:10PM – 12:40PM  MIT Events Calendar Relaunch, Emer Garland, Communication Specialist, Rachael Weiner,
                                   Communications Assistant and Chris Murphy, Business Analyst
12:40PM – 12:55PM  WG subcommittee plans for FY18/updates
                                    ·      Working Green
                                    ·      Civility & Respect
                                    ·      PPP
                                    ·      Professional Development
                                    ·      Communications
                                    ·      ABD
12:55PM – 1:00PM  Closing remarks

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Location:  Chipman Room (6-104)
Speaker:  Sarah Peterson, Disability Services Specialist
Topic:       Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) - what you need to know
Caterer:   Cafe Luna

Thursday, November 9, 2017
Location:  Chipman Room (6-104)
Speaker:  Amanda Bennett, Manager, Talent Management, Human Resources
Topic:       Email Etiquette
Caterer:    Bonapita Grill

Thursday, December 14, 2017
Location:  Atlas Service Center
Speaker:   Anne Cucinotta, Lead Generalist and Stephanie Drakes, Generalist (Atlas Service Center)
Topic:        Atlas Service Center - all that we do
Caterer:    Boston Burger Co.

No meetings are held in January

Spring dates

Thursday, February 15, 2018 (NEW DATE)
Time:       11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location:  37-252 (Marlar Room)
Speaker:  Jessica Fujimori, Practice and Process Improvement Analyst (VPF) and Gerry O’Toole, Director of Financial Operations (VPF)  
Topic:       Financial Record Retention
Caterer:   Sarah Stone From Boston Catering & Events

Thursday, March 8, 2018
Location: 37-252 (Marlar Room)
Speaker:  Liz McCarthy, Title IX Education Specialist (Title IX & Bias Response) & Meg Chuhran, Lead Advocate (Violence Prevention & Response)
Topic:      Responding to student disclosures of violence and discrimination at MIT.
Caterer:   Bailey & Sage

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Location: 37-252 (Marlar Room) 
Speaker:  Antonio Farinha and Jeff Friedgen – Staples Account Support
Topic:       Staples: Best Buying Practices 
Caterer:   Jules Catering

Thursday, May 17, 2018 (NEW DATE)
Location: Atlas Service Center E17-134
Speaker:  Andrew Turco - MIT Crime prevention Sergeant
Topic:       Streetwise and Safe
Caterer:   Del-Sur

Thursday, June 14, 2018 (End of Year Retreat)
Location:  Endicott House
Speaker:  Chris Karam, Talent Development Consultant (HR)