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Career and Professional Employees Commission


Promotes professional growth and exchange of information amongst the career and professional (non-administrative, non-faculty) employees.

 

 

Resources

  1. Welcome
  2. Executive Board
  3. Bylaws
  4. Minutes and Reports
  5. Previous Awards and Recognition
  6. Current Announcements


Welcome - A Message From the Chair

2014 CPEC Executive Board
(from left to right: Sharon Ielfied (Secretary), Sarah David (Vice Chair),
Debi Jakubcin (Immediate Past Chair), Cara Bennett (Chair),
Pat Lee (Treasurer), and Tracy Glidden (Chair Elect)

I'm so excited to serve as the Chair of the Career and Professional Employee Commission for 2014! And we have an outstanding board this year - see those great people above?! We're all here to make 2014 our best year yet!

CPEC's sole purpose is to promote growth and share information among the career and professional employees of Florida's great college system. We trade best practices, learn, network, and do our best to make our colleges the best they can be.

Want to get involved and join us? We'd love to have you and hear from you! Drop me a line at bennettc@cf.edu and help us help you! Together - we can do anything!

Cara Bennett
bennettc@cf.edu
Chair, CPEC 2014

2014 Executive Board


Chair: Cara Bennett, College of Central Florida
Phone: 352-873-5848

Immediate Past Chair:Debi Jakubcin, Valencia College
Phone: 407-582-2281

Chair-Elect: Tracy Glidden, Eastern Florida State College
Phone: 321-433-5548

Vice Chair: Sarah David, College of Central Florida
Phone: 352-873-5841

Secretary: Sharon Ielfield, Daytona State College
Phone: 386-506-3343

Treasurer: Pat Lee, Valencia College
Phone: 407-582-1608

Historian: LaFran Reddin, Hillsborough Community College
Phone: 813-253-7809

Parlimentarian: Linda Sullivan, Daytona State College
Phone: 386-506-4154


Bylaws

Recognizing the need to establish procedures and guidelines as they reflect the rights, responsibilities, and objectives of its membership, the Career and Professional Employees Commission hereby adopts these Bylaws:

CPEC Bylaws PDF icon


Minutes and Reports

CPEC Board Meeting Minutes (2013 Annual Convention)

CPEC General Meeting Minutes (2013 Annual Convention)

CPEC Treasurer Report (updated 11/13/13)


Previous Awards and Recognitions

Congratulations to our 2013 Convention Award Winners:

Book Scholarship Award
       Lisa Reid, Santa Fe State College
Essay Award

       Tracy Glidden, Eastern Florida State College

Unsung Hero

       Valerie Lee, Daytona State College

Employee of the Year

       Kim Baker, Hillsborough Community College

Exemplary Practice Winner

       Melissa DePriest, Indian River State College
              (See Melissa's presentation here)

Announcements

Innovators Exemplary Practice Award

The winner of this award receives $700.00

The Career and Professional Employees Commission represents the interests and concerns of non-faculty, non-administrative personnel of the Florida College System and promotes professional growth and development between and among Commission members through conferences, seminars, networking, and other cooperative efforts.

One of the awards we promote is the Innovators Exemplary Practice Award.  The purpose of this award is to recognize exemplary practices of Career and Professional employees whose innovations have saved the college money and time, and/or have enhanced the college's image.

Entries are accepted from members of the CPEC of the Association of Florida Colleges.  If they aren't currently a member of AFC and the CPEC, they can contact their college AFC Chapter President to fill out an application form.

Click here for the Innovators award application packetDeadline for submission is September 13th!!.  

I'm sure we all know someone at the college who is deserving of this award.  I look forward to you entering or nominating someone for this award.


Unsung Hero Award

The winner of this award receives $100.00

This award recognizes a member of the AFC Career and Professional Employees Commission for their strong commitment and tireless, behind-the-scenes efforts at the local chapter and/or commission level.

Click here for the Unsung Hero Award application packetDeadline for submission is October 7, 2014.


Employee of the Year Award

The winner of this award receives $250.00

Do you know an AFC member who is a model employee who exceeds everyone's expectations? Have they been at the college for at least five years? This award is the way to recognize that employee the way they richly deserve! Nominate excellence today!


Click here for the Employee of the Year Award application packetDeadline for submission is October 7, 2014.


Book Scholarship Award

The winner of this award receives $100.00

The book scholarship award is being offered by the Career and Professional Employees Commission (CPEC) to assist CPEC members and their families pay costs not waived by their institutions. If you've attended classes this year, this is the award for you!

Click here for the Book Scholarship Award application packetDeadline for submission is October 7, 2014.


Essay Contest

The winner of this award receives $100.00

This award recognizes the writing writing talents of the career and professional employees in the Florida College System. Take our topic and express yourself! You could win the bucks! This year's topic is: "Diversity is not just about race anymore. In the professional world we interact with people from all walks of life, including those with differences in background, culture, sexual orientation, religion, and disabilities. How can we improve our practices as professional employees to ensure all people are treated fairly?"

Click here for the Essay Contest application packetDeadline for submission is October 7, 2014

 
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