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Staff Advisory Council

Members of the TCE Staff Advisory Council pose as a group.

The TCE Staff Advisory Council (TSAC) is an appointed group of Tickle College of Engineering (TCE) staff who meet on the third Wednesday of every month to provide formal input to the college on decisions and issues that impact college staff.

Flash from the Past

Flash from the Past is a fun contest hosted by the TSAC. In most issues of the staff edition of @TCE e-newsletter this semester, staff from a few departments, offices, and centers will be featured in a “who’s that baby” guessing game. Prizes will be issued to the first person to identify who’s who correctly. If no one is able to identify all the babies, the person who identifies the most will win. As of September 4, winning staff members are not eligible to compete for two weeks.

To play, simply keep an eye on your inbox for @TCE each week. Submit your guesses to TSAC via email by noon Wednesday. The correct answers and the winner will be revealed here and in @TCE the following Monday. Good luck, and have fun!

This Week’s Photo

Flash from the Past will return next week with a new group of photos.

Last Week’s Photo

Congratulations to Joe Jones, who won last week’s contest! He correctly identified five of the baby photos. Correct answers are below.

Collage of baby photos of staff from Advising, Diversity Programs, and Professional Practice.
Correct Answers

  1. Kerri Cline
  2. Lisa Byrd
  3. Suzanne Sawicki
  4. Devon Graham
  5. Wanda Turpin
  6. Margie Russell
  7. Gaby Richards
  8. Todd Reeves
  9. Tonya Shortt


The council’s mission is to foster an ideal workplace while enhancing TCE’s reputation. The council will facilitate communication, support relationship building, nurture a spirit of community, enhance recognition opportunities, and promote personal and professional growth among TCE employees.


  • Submit suggestions to the dean and college administration/leadership
  • Arrange supportive network opportunities
  • Provide educational opportunities
  • Impart recognition
  • Foster a sense of community
  • Offer leadership opportunities to council members

The Staff Advisory Council welcomes feedback and suggestions from the college’s staff. Complete this form to submit your ideas to the group.

Additional resources include the Exempt Staff Council and the Employee Relations Advisory Organization.


Name TCE Department Special Interest Group Term Begin
Adria Amos Communications Outreach/Networking Fall 2019
Leah Buffington Dean’s Office Staff Recognition/Awards Fall 2019
Marie Clark ISE Staff Recognition/Awards Fall 2019
Meghan Copley EF, Diversity, Advising, Honors, IBEP, Professional Practice Outreach/Networking Fall 2019
Justin Forbes EECS Staff Recognition/Awards Fall 2019
Frank Holiway MSE Outreach/Networking Fall 2019
Amber Mathes* CEE Staff Recognition/Awards Fall 2019
Tonya Mathes NE Training/Professional Development Fall 2019
Chris Parsons Development Training/Professional Development Fall 2019
Rhnea Reagan MABE Training/Professional Development Fall 2019
Lesia Tucker BESS Outreach/Networking Fall 2019
Amber Tipton* CBE Training/Professional Development Fall 2019
Beth Thrasher HR Outreach/Networking Fall 2019
Amber White* RMC Staff Recognition/Awards Fall 2019
Carrie Zitzman Dean’s Office Training/Professional Development Fall 2019

*Officers: Amber White, Chairperson; Amber Mathes, Vice-Chairperson; and Amber Tipton, Secretary

Special Interest Groups

Staff Recognition/Awards
Training/Professional Development

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