Staff Council

The 2023-2024 COEHP Staff Council The 2023-2024 Staff Council

The Staff Council of the College of Education and Health Professions represents non-classified and classified employees. It provides opportunities for training/professional development, recognizes and rewards those qualifying for superior service, and acts as an advisory unit to which concerns can be voiced and then communicated to the dean.

COEHP staff are invited to use its contact form to submit feedback, share suggestions or sign up for the staff mentoring program.

2023-24 Elected Representatives

  • Kathleen Smoot — chair
  • Amanda Alonzo
  • Monica Atkinson
  • Shawn Bell
  • Celeste Fishback
  • Joe Hamilton
  • Brittany Packard
  • Kay Brusca — ex-officio

Superior Service Awards

Each year, COEHP staff members may nominate those in the college who consistently go above and beyond in their service to the college, students and community for the Superior Service Award. Recipients receive a $1,000 stipend.

Congratulations to the 2023-24 Superior Service Award winners:

  • Kay Brusca — Service to the College of Education and Health Professions
  • Kirsten Christian — Service to the Community
  • Anaid Espinosa — Service to Faculty and Staff
  • Andrea Howard — Service to Students
  • Brandi Maples — Service to the University of Arkansas

Staff Council Events

Please check back soon for the confirmed schedule.







The college's Non-Classified Administrative Council (NCAC) and, for classified employees, Professional Enhancement Program (PEP), were merged into the Staff Council in 2019.