College of Southern Idaho
Professional and Classified Employees Organization (PACE)
The name of the organization shall be Professional and Classified Employees, hereafter referred to as PACE.
The major purpose of PACE is to serve as an official voice to the College of Southern Idaho non-teaching, non-administrative employees.
Toward this purpose we seek to . . .
All regular part-time and full-time, non-teaching, non-administrative employees shall be members.
The Executive Committee consists of 3 professional and 4 classified employees in the positions of:
Classified employees are non-exempt. Professional employees are exempt.
Section 1. Elections to Executive Committee
Section 2. Terms of Office
The Executive Committee members will determine the officers through simple selection among themselves. Once an individual accepts a Co-Chair position, they will remain in that position for the entire 2-year term.
|Co-chair Classified||Two (2) years - Alternate Years|
|Co-chair Professional||Two (2) years - Alternate Years|
The term of office for the Executive Committee Members is two years starting July 1st. If, during the committee member's term, the member moves from Classified to Professional or from Professional to Classified, the member will complete his/her elected term. At the election immediately following the member's change, through the nomination and election process, the committee shall be restored to a body of "four" Classified and “three” Professional employees.
Section 3. Fulfillment of Term
Members of the Executive Committee who are unable to fulfill a full term will be replaced by the member with the next highest vote from the previous election.
The PACE Council shall:
Consist of a minimum of 15 classified and professional employees representing the current buildings/areas and any others that may be added in the future
If a Council Member is unable to fulfill their term they need to seek a replacement.
During the month of May each year, the representatives in each building/area will organize the selection of a representative.
The primary goal of the PACE Council is to provide a means to exchange ideas and facilitate communication.
The PACE Council is responsible for calling and conducting monthly representative meetings. All members of the PACE Council will be responsible for attending a monthly meeting. If they are unable to attend it is their responsibility to send a replacement. After missing two meetings without a replacement, the council member will be asked to step down and will be replaced.
All Executive Committee Members are expected to attend and participate as regular members of the PACE Representative Council whenever their schedule allows.
Section 1. Executive Committee Meetings
The Executive Committee will meet monthly.
Section 2. PACE Council Meetings
The PACE Council will meet monthly.
Section 3. General Meetings
The general membership will be called to meet at least 2 times a year.
Section 4. Quorum
Decisions will be made by simple majority (fifty percent plus one) of members present at any regularly scheduled or special meeting of the general membership.
Section 5. Special Meetings
Special meetings may be called by the Executive Committee or at the request of ten (10) general members.
The Professional and Classified Employee Executive Committee may adopt, remove, or change bylaws with an affirmative vote of a quorum present at a meeting of the representatives or by a majority of ballots.