• UA@Work Publishes Guest Column by Chair Mark Napier

    July 16th, 2014
    Shared governance provides UA employees with the opportunity to positively impact campus. The UA has three employee governance groups – the Staff Advisory Council, the Appointed Professionals Advisory Council and Faculty Senate. Employees from across campus are able to join these groups, share their expertise and opinions, and ultimately influence University policy decisions. This week's UA@Work column is written by APAC chairman Mark Napier, associate director of operations for Parking and Transportation Services. Read Mark's column on the UA@Work website.>Read More
  • APAC Looks Ahead to New Year, New Leadership and New Levels of Success

    May 2nd, 2014
    On Monday, April 21, the Appointed Professionals Advisory Council (APAC) voted in its team of officers for FY 2015. The new board, which will assume its leadership on June 30, 2014, will continue on with the APAC mission of advocating for all of the University of Arizona’s appointed professionals and enhancing the quality of their career lives. The newly elected board includes an advantageous, diverse mix of professionals from across the University community: Chair: Mark Napier, Associate Director, Operations for Parking & Transportation Services Vice Chair: Jennifer Mewes, Assistant Direc...Read More
  • APAC Monthly Spotlight: Jeffrey Ratje

    February 5th, 2014
    By Adam Kullberg Starting his UA career as a student worker in the marketing department at the University of Arizona Eller College of Management in 1999, Jeffrey Ratje—the current chair of the University’s Appointed Professionals Advisory Council (APAC)—represents what some might call a UA legacy. His father recently retired after 28 years as director of the Steward Observatory, where Ratje also worked as an undergraduate student, and his family has lived in southern Arizona for over 30 years. A two-time graduate of the Eller College of Management, Ratje has served in a variety of positions at...Read More
  • Congratulations 2013 Professional Development Scholarship Winners

    January 27th, 2014
    This year, eight individuals have been selected to receive APAC Professional Development Scholarships. Congratulations, Winners! Check out the Lo Que Pasa article: APAC Announces Eight Winners of Professional Development Scholarships Ruthann Coyote is a pre-health professions advisor in the College of Letters Arts and Science-Academic Advising Center. She advises UA students in all majors who are pursuing professional health careers such as medicine, dentistry, optometry, podiatry, physical therapy, occupational therapy and other health-related careers. She has worked at the UA since 1999 in d...Read More
  • UA President Ann Weaver Hart's Address to APAC

    September 18th, 2013
    UA President Ann Weaver Hart addresses the Appointed Professionals Advisory Council. In this talk, Hart presents the UA's Never Settle Strategic Plan, and the direction and priorities for the University. Watch on YouTube.>> Read More