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Past Meetings and Programs

By academic year  



09.13.18 minutes, reports
10.11.18 minutes, report
11.08.18 minutes, reports 
12.13.18 minutes, reports. Adopted Budget process
01.10.19 minutes
02.14.19 – no Meeting. (Diversity Panel Presentation held in lieu of meeting)
03.07.19 minutes, reports
04.11.19 minutes reports, election minutes
05.09.19 minutes


Date Special TopicGuest PresenterMinutes and Notes
May 10, 2018One WSU update Phil Weiler, VP of Marketing and Communications N/A
April 12, 2018Tri-Cities campus updateChris Meiers, Ph.D.,
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs/Campus CIO, WSU Tri Cities
March 8, 2018Vancouver campus updateLynn Valenter, Vice Chancellor for Finance and Operations, WSU VancouverN/A
February 8, 2018John Tomkowiak, M.D., MOL, Founding Dean, Elson S. Floyd College of MedicineAPAC Minutes 2.8.18
January 11, 2018Stacy Pearson, VP of Finance & BusinessAPAC Minutes 1.11.18
December 14, 2017INTO UpdateDr. Asif Chaudhry, Vice President for International ProgramsAPAC Minutes 12.14.17
November 9, 2017Meeting cancelled N/AN/A
October 12, 2017Overview of the Reaffirmation of the Accreditation ProcessCraig Parks, Ph.D., Assistant Vice ProvostAPAC Minutes 10.12.17
September 14, 2017Regular meetingNo speakerAPAC Minutes 9.14.17
July 27, 2017Council Committee Focus Meeting APAC Minutes 7.27.17
May 11, 20174 Myths About Office Conflict Tom Tripp, Ph.D., Carson College Business, WSU VancouverAPAC Minutes 5.11.17
April 19, 2017Leading Effective TeamsKevin Parker, former member of the Washington House of Representatives and adjunct faculty with Whitworth and Gonzaga University MBA programsN/A
April 13, 2017Partnering with Student Affairs and Building a Top 25 Student ExperienceMary Jo Gonzales, Vice President of Student AffairsAPAC Minutes 4.13.17
March 9, 2017Effective MeetingsLynn Valenter, Vice Chancellor for Finance and Operations, WSU VancouverAPAC Minutes 3.9.17
February 9, 2017Digital MeasuresCraig Parks, Ph.D., Assistant Vice Provost APAC Minutes 2.9.17
January 12, 2017Work/Life Balance Victoria Braun, emotional health coordinator, WSU Health and Wellness ServicesAPAC Minutes 1.12.17
December 8, 2016Presentation: Public Records RetentionAdam Malcolm, Assistant Attorney General, Washington State Office of the Attorney General; Stephanie Kalasz, Public Records Coordinator, WSU Public Records Office, Finance & AdministrationAPAC Minutes 12.8.16

Legal Requirements of the Public Records Act
November 10, 2016Best Office Practices Using the LEAN Concept; WSU Transportation Update John Shaheen, Director, WSU Transportation ServicesAPAC Minutes 11.10.16
October 13, 2016How to Make Your Organization Think and Act StrategicallyJim Kastama (via Everett)APAC Minutes 10.13.16

Strategic Planning Presentation

Initiative Planning Worksheet
September 8, 2016Program: Microsoft Word – Tips and HintsAnn Nelson, Graphic Designer, Carson College of BusinessAPAC Minutes 9.8.17

Word Tips and Hints Presentation




May 12 – Effect Email Communication in the Workplace by Dr. Kristine Kuhn

April 14 – Emotional Health by Victoria Braun

March 10 – Respectful Communication in a Global Setting, Asif Chaudhry

February 11 – Lauralea Edwards, “Administration as Vanguard: Building an Agile Organization through Change Management”; Cultural Center Update by Manuel Acevedo, Ann Monroe, Health Incentive Program

January 14 – Work/Life Balance by Victoria Braun

December 10 – Stress Management by Brad Stewart

November 12 – WSU Update by Interim President Bernardo

October 8 – 120 Day Review, Co-Provost Erica Austin

September 10 – Transportation Update, John Shaheen


May 14 – College of Medical Science by Ken Roberts, WSU Spokane

April 9 – Establishing Mentors by Alex Tan

March 12 – Employee Assistance Program by Dr. Scott Case

February 12 – WSU IT Update, Provost Bernardo

January 8 – Diversity Update, Jeff Guillory

November 13 – Medical Insurance Updates, Ann Monroe, HRS

October 9 – Institutional Research by Fran Hermanson

September 11 – Choosing Happy by Erin Carroll (Presentation – PDF)

Past minute archive:

2003-2010  Minutes Click here

2011- 2014 Minutes Click here


Past Programs

Interpersonal Relations & Group Decision Making – Dr. Craig Parks