Meeting Info

CASI meetings are held monthly and are open to anyone in the College of Engineering. Please find meeting agendas, meeting summaries, and meeting minutes below.

Next CASI Meeting: Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Time: 10:15 to 11:45
Mechanical Engineering Room 2180 or Teams


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CoE Committee Advocating for Staff Interests (CASI) Agenda

Wednesday, July 3, 2024

10:15 – 11:45 AM

Room 2180 Mechanical Engineering

CoE CASI Mission:

The College of Engineering Committee Advocating for Staff Interests (CASI) is a shared governance body of elected representatives, who serve and advocate for the interests of university and academic staff by advising the College of Engineering dean and leadership.

Read the CASI Mission Statement and Values:



10:15 AM – 10:25 AM    Welcome/Meeting Updates                                                                               N. Jung

  • Welcome to all new CASI members; introductions     

10:25 AM – 11:35 AM    Business                                                                                                                 N. Jung/D. Gaona

  • Accept nominations for 2024 – 2025 Minutes taker
  • Scheduling: 2024-2025 meeting times
    • Decide on standard meeting times/dates for 2024-2025
    • Discuss appropriateness/utility of summer meetings
  • Explain & open Subcommittees to membership changes or additions
  • Sub-Committee Reports/Motions (if applicable)
    • CASI Planning/Tending
    • Communications and Information
    • Recognition and Retention
  • Discuss Remote Work Agreements in context of Interim/New Dean
  • Announce/discuss collaboration with campus CASIs on promotion structure

11:35 AM – 11:40 AM    Updates from CASI members, if applicable                                                      N. Jung/D. Gaona

11:40 AM – 11:45 AM    Questions from Constituents, if time permits                                                 N. Jung/D. Gaona

  • What staff issues are on your mind? Please let us know how we can best serve you.

11:45 AM                          Adjourn                                                                                                                                  N. Jung

(CASI members – please remember to leave your name table tent on the table at the end of the meeting)


Next Meeting – Date – Forthcoming

Time – Forthcoming

Location: Mechanical Engineering Room 2188 or Teams



Sub-Committee Membership Roll from Previous Year (2023-2024):

  • Planning/Tending: Sara Hladilek, Kelly Petersen, Nathan Jung, Mary Fitzpatrick, Justin Bush, Sara Tate-Pederson
  • Communications and Information: Nathan Jung, Jackie Bastyr Cooper, Marc Claas
  • Recognition and Retention: Kelly Petersen, Daniel Gaona, Alex Conrad, Angela Kita

Future Possible Items of Discussion:

  • CASI Budget; Dean Search; Construction



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