University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

Staff Association Council (SAC)

The Pitt-Johnstown Staff Association Council provides representation to all non-union, non-faculty employees at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. Established in 1993, Staff Association Council is involved in a number of important projects on campus including the administration of the Rose Reesey Memorial Book Award, coordination of a number of social activities and community projects, and maintaining a close relationship with the University of Pittsburgh Staff Association Council.

Through standing committees, the association works to address areas of interest and concern to Pitt-Johnstown staff.

The Staff Association Council:

  • Provides a forum whereby staff can share/express concerns or problems related to work
  • Improves lines of communication among campus departments
  • Identifies areas for staff training and development
  • Creates a peer support network for new employees
  • Participates in community service projects as representatives of Pitt-Johnstown staff
  • Organizes occasional social and recreational events

2018-2020 Staff Association Council:

Executive Council:

  • President – Kim Lang
  • Vice-President – Susan Devan
  •  Secretary – Dawn Beam
  • Treasurer – Pam Penatzer
  • Immediate Past President – Jackie Ivock

Council Members:

  • Maggie Borodach
  • Francine Cooper
  • Linda Coyle
  • Abby Gearhart
  • Matt Gueguen
  • Courtney Hamula
  • Gina Thompson
  • Laurie Voelker

Upcoming Meetings

The Staff Association Council meets the second Wednesday of each month. All meetings begin at 12:30 p.m. in the Student Union conference room next to Brioche Dorée.

2018 Schedule:

  • Wednesday, May 9
  • Wednesday, June 13
  • Wednesday, July 11
  • Wednesday, August 8
  • Wednesday, September 12
  • Wednesday, October 10
  • Wednesday, November 14
  • Wednesday, December 12

Questions regarding the Staff Association Council can be sent via email to