The following four subcommittees have been established to carry out the functions of the Culture Committee. At least two members should serve on each committee.

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Facilitates communication with all of UCM, including addressing feedback/problems, sharing updates, and presenting new ideas. The Secretary serves on this subcommittee.


Kristal Humphrey
Karen O'Hara


  • Interest Survey
  • Therapy Dog Visit
  • Random Acts of Kindness Week

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Leadership and Development

Advances professional development by securing resources to improve skills, foster collaboration, and promote leadership.


Shavon Anderson
Rachel Kelly


  • Green Zone training
  • DiSC Assessment
  • Blind Spots Training
  • Finding and becoming a mentor
  • Work assessment tool(s)

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Rules of the Road

Works to establish general policy, including operating procedures and guidelines.


Donna Boen
Jeri Moore


  • Onboarding and Offboarding
  • Workplace standards
  • Formalizing committee election process
  • Roles and responsibilities of committee members

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Well-Being and Engagement

Fosters social engagement and works to promote a healthy lifestyle both within and without the work environment.


Donna Boen
Jeri Moore
Jessica Staubach
Jason Walters


  • Birthday celebrations
  • Bereavement
  • Confucius Institute Tea Ceremony
  • Quarterly social activities