Resolution Upon the Retirement of Gail Brooks, Vice Chancellor for Human Resources at the California State University

AS-3176-14/EX

WHEREAS, Gail Brooks joined the California State University as Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources in 2006 and became Vice Chancellor in 2007; and

WHEREAS, Gail Brooks holds a Juris Doctorate degree and a Master’s degree in Industrial Relations from Wayne State University in Michigan; and

WHEREAS, Gail brought with her extensive experience from her career in higher education, including seven years as Vice Chancellor of Human Resources at the University of California Irvine; and

WHEREAS, Prior to entering the realm of academic administration, Gail had a distinguished career in human resources, labor relations and in the legal arena; and

WHEREAS, Even with such a depth and breadth of experience, almost nothing could have prepared her for dealing with the many challenges presented by more than 40,000 employees, including 23,000 faculty members; and

WHEREAS, Gail’s responsibilities as Vice Chancellor include academic human resources, benefits, campus relations and dispute resolution, collective bargaining, compensation, data research and analysis, policy development, and professional development; and

WHEREAS, Gail Brooks has spent countless hours meeting, bargaining, negotiating, fact-finding, sun-shining, and power-pointing; therefore be it

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate of the California State University (ASCSU) thank Gail Brooks for her dedication to the mission of the California State University; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the ASCSU acknowledge and applaud her efforts to engage in shared governance during difficult budgetary and contract times; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the ASCSU wish Gail Brooks happy travels and only the very best in the next chapter of her already very accomplished life; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the ASCSU declare these warm wishes and thanks to be non-negotiable and non-bargainable.

Approved by Acclamation – May 16, 2014

 

 



 
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