Policy and Benefits Committee


Chris Cunningham, library services manager, Willis Library

Committee Goals 2018-19 

1. BENEFITS: Work with Human Resources to enable Staff Senate to better inform its constituency

  • identify upcoming changes
  • invite a UNT System HR-Benefits rep to discuss differences & pros/cons of pre-tax and post-tax benefits elections
  • organize a "benefits 101" Lunch and Learn

2. PREQUISITES: Work with Human Resources to make the various "perks" programs more readily accessible; emphasize local discounts and patronage of local businesses

  • Organize a "Perks 101" Lunch and Learn about the online Perks program
  • Research and contact local businesses, especially those in Denton County, to solicit employee discount

3. DISCOUNTS: Continue work begun in previous years to solicit employee discounts for events

  • Research how many people received discounted admission to the State Fair of Texas and the North Texas State Fair
  • Research and solicit additional UNT employee discounts such as reduced rate/free parking fees at professional sporting events and discounted tickets at area cultural events (music, dance, theater)

The Policy and Benefits Committee shall

  • Identify and research Human Resources issues and concerns brought to its attention.


Aaron Anderson, Christina Brodie, Larry Collamer, Chris Cunningham, Susan Cruz, Keith Kopsky