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Longevity HCN Sub-Committee

Mission:

To sustain and grow the work of the Healthy Campus Network after the sunsetting of the UC Global Food Initiative.

Projects:

Draft Goals:

*Please note that these goals were drafted by the Emotional and Psychological Health Sub-committee of the Healthy Campus Network and are still in the vetting process.  If you would like to give feedback on these goals, please email Katie Maynard.

Short-term Goals:

  • Centralize information about existing resources within websites already available.
  • Create a quarterly wellness newsletter.
  • Establish wellness ambassadors in each department.
  • Create a central wellness calendar.
  • Document existing workshops on video.
  • Develop metrics and evaluation program for the Healthy Campus Network and its key programs.
  • Identify which departments can support staff and faculty wellness program and better understand their missions and future expansion plans.
  • Map out funded projects and goals across potential departments that might be able to support them.
  • Seek ways to expand the number of departments that can work with staff/faculty.
  • Create a cohesive and engaged coalition.
  • Vet the draft goals with key campus stakeholders
  • Ensure consistent and broad participation in sub-committees.
  • Ensure that there is a high level of awareness of the work and successes of the HCN.
  • Better understand existing funding resources on the campus.
  • Create a partnership with campus development.
  • Map out potential grants for each goal and funded project.

Mid Term Goals:

  • Create a centralized website for all the HCN subcommittees that can grow over time.
  • Seek commitments from each department who work with staff/faculty programming to participate in at least one HCN funded project or goal moving forward.
  • Find long-term homes for at least ¼ of the funded projects and short-term goals.
    At least one new department that did not offer services to staff and faculty now can.

Long-term Goals:

  • Regular email communication from high-level administration supporting wellness initiatives & encouraging staff and faculty to engage & participate.
  • Annual evaluations for supervisors, managers, and directors include questions pertaining to "how do you support your employees' levels of wellness" and "how are you making your workplace safer?"
  • Integrate requirements of wellness ambassadors into job descriptions.
  • Expand capacity of staff/faculty serving departments.
  • Expand the number of pilot programs who find long-term support.
  • Develop a plan for expanding the number of departments that can support staff and faculty over time.

Visionary Goals:

  • Integrate health goals from all sub-committees into the campus wide strategic plan
  • Identify external funds to support the creation of a full time position of campus-wide wellness coordinator.
  • Identify departments that could potentially house each funded project and HCN goal over time.
  • Some of these departments may still rely on external funding to do so.
  • All of the programs with successful pilots will find long-term support through a mixture of internal and external funds.
  • The responsibility of offering services to staff and faculty expands to a level that is sustainable for all departments involved.

Members:


  • Mike Miller, Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships
  • Mo Lovegreen, Executive Officer of Geography and Director, Campus Sustainability
  • Katie Maynard, Sustainability Coordinator, Geography
  • Iris Chen, Healthy Campus Network Student Coordinator