Committees and Taskforces
Standing committees are appointed by the association president and are comprised of members from throughout the state. Some committees also have a community college, public sector, and county office of education (COE) representative. CSEA committees make recommendations to the board of directors on issues and activities within their respective committee’s scope.The association president appoints specialized taskforces to study specific issues outside the scope of standing committees.
The Awards Committee ensures that our members receive respect and recognition, by promoting and encouraging Association awards programs.
Budget Committee is comprised of CSEA member leaders from throughout the state, who primarily analyze CSEA's annual budget, and monitor expenditures, trends and the organization's fiscal health through all phases of the budget cycle. The committee serves at the will of the association president and makes recommendations through him/her to the Board of Directors.
Communications Committee works to improve members' knowledge by developing better communication and distribution of information.
Community College Committee researches, educates and communicates with members on the issues and concerns of community college employees.
Conference Committee plans and prepares all areas and functions of CSEA's Annual Conference. Also strives to ensure a positive and professional atmosphere at the event.
County Office of Education Committee researches, educates and communicates issues and concerns of CSEA’s county office of education chapters. It also serves as a liaison between members, the board of directors, governmental relations and the Legislature.
Diversity Taskforce goal is to research demographics of CSEA members and leaders and develop a plan to recruit diverse members for leadership roles.
Education Committee is comprised of CSEA member leaders from each geographic area of the state and a member from the community college delegation. The committee oversees the important role of training our members. The committee serves at the will of the association president and makes recommendations through him/her to the Board of Directors.
Legislative Committee oversees and participates in the formation of CSEA's legislative agenda. The committee researches and makes recommendations on legislative resolutions and monitors legislation approved by the Board of Directors.
Member Benefits Committee is comprised of CSEA member leaders from throughout the state who monitor all of the insurance and consumer discount programs CSEA offers members, as well as educate chapter leaders and members as to the value that CSEA membership holds in these areas, especially the opportunity to potentially return a member’s dues dollars through the savings realized by the programs offered. The committee serves at the will of the association president and makes recommendations through him/her to the Board of Directors on approved or sponsored programs.
Merit System Committee assists merit system chapters by sharing pertinent information, including development of commission rules and regulations, budget, and commissioner appointments. The Committee is also charged with providing necessary and relevant specialized training for merit system chapters and proposing legislation specific to merit system chapters that will protect employee rights under the merit system laws.
Political Action for Classified Employees (PACE) Committee offers financial assistance to chapters participating in school board and/or bond elections. Such assistance will only be provided if the requesting chapter follows CSEA policy relating to such elections and submits the appropriate official form.
Pre-Retirement Resource Committee helps active classified employees learn about their retirement system so they can make informed choices about their retirement early in their career.
Research/Negotiations Committee is comprised of CSEA member leaders from throughout the state who study the trends in contract negotiations, analyze settlements, and train chapter leaders in the best practices in bargaining. The committee serves at the will of the association president and makes recommendations through him/her to the Board of Directors.
Resolutions Committee is a resource and guide to the membership to ensure that Conference resolutions are in proper form for delegate action.
Scholarship Committee provides information about CSEA's scholarships and grants, evaluates applications, and promotes additional scholarship and grant opportunities for CSEA members and their dependents.
Retiree Unit Executive Board represents 10 Retiree Districts throughout the state. The Retiree Unit provides an organized program for retirees to promote communication among all retirees and address issues that impact their lives. Members of the Retiree Unit also assist CSEA’s active membership in accomplishing their goals.