The following three workgroups with CAB-member participation were launched in May 2012 to examine and make recommendations in the areas of compensation, benefits and work culture improvement.

Benefits Workgroup

Areas of Focus

  • State-provided Benefits
  • UT-owned Benefits
  • Healthy Campus Initiatives
  • Previously-submitted Effectiveness and Efficiency Suggestions for Additional Initiatives

Members

  • Jon Gushen (Chair)
  • Richard Brown
  • Linda Hendricks Harig
  • Margie Russell
  • Jenna Wright

Additional Support

  • Herb Byrd, III

Compensation Workgroup

Area of Focus

  • Pay-for-performance (Merit Pay) versus Across-the-Board Increases
  • Incentive Pay Guidelines
  • Pay for Certification and Degree Completion (Inconsistency in Current Practices)
  • Career Ladder Guidelines with Performance Component (Revise/Update Existing Ladders and Create New Ones)

Members

  • Priscilla Bright (Chair)
  • Richard Brown
  • Linda Hendricks Harig
  • Tim Cross
  • Anthony Ferrara
  • Nancy Yarbrough

Work Culture Improvement Workgroup

Areas of Focus

  • Employee Engagement Survey Results Implementation
  • Market Assessment Application
  • Employer of Choice Model Implementation
  • Strategic Plan Incorporation

Members

  • Richard Brown
  • Tony Ferrara
  • Chandra Alston
  • Linda Hendricks Harig
  • Tim Hottel
  • Verbie Prevost
  • John Zomchick

Additional Support

  • Ellie Amador
  • Mary Lucal
  • Judie Martin