P&S Council

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional & Scientific employees at Iowa State University. The council consists of about 40 members, including six officers, elected from Academic and Research, Business and Finance, IPRT/Ames Lab, Extension, President’s Office, and Student Affairs (one representative for every 75 P&S employees). The council has several standing committees that serve specific needs. Full P&S Council meetings are held monthly and are open to all ISU employees. The council also hosts open forums on topics of relevance to P&S employees.

Design Membership on University P&S Council

Malinda Cooper, academic adviser and learning communities coordinator, is serving as the College of Design’s representative on the university P&S Council.

College of Design P&S Council

The College of Design P&S Council consists of five P&S staff members elected by and from the P&S staff of the college. The staff member who represents the College of Design on the university’s P&S Council serves as an ex-officio member of the college council. The chair is elected by and from the five voting members. The chair serves on the Liaison Council and presides over college staff meetings. View bylaws

Council Members

  • Jenny Parr, chair
  • Jennifer Anderson
  • Malinda Cooper (ex officio)
  • Josh Obrecht
  • Heather Sauer
  • Mitch Versteeg

Flextime Policy and Form

The College of Design P&S Council has established a flextime program to accommodate the varied and changing needs of P&S employees and the people they serve. Please review the program guidelines and fill out the form below if you wish to work a flexible schedule outside the conventional 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday arrangement.