Civility Sub-Committee of the CEOD

Civility Sub-committee Mission

The Civility Sub-committee exists to promote a sustainable civil culture at UMass Medical School by raising awareness through events, education and training. We are committed to an organizational climate where all University employees, students, visitors and volunteers feel safe, respected and supported in our community by providing opportunities for everyone to learn about, understand and participate in programs that uphold human dignity.

Chairperson - Tom Hopkins and Yasmin Carter; Executive Sponsor: Jim Leary, Vice Chancellor, Government and Community Relations

If you are interested in participating, please contact Holly Brown

Civility Means to

Be aware
Acknoledge others
Think the best
Be inclusive
Speak kindly
Don't speak ill
Accept and give praise
Respect even a subtle "no"
Respect others' opinions
Be agreeable
Speak quietly (and rediscover ilence)
Apologize earnestly
Show respect
Tell the truth
Seek agreement
Take responsibility
Accept and give constructive criticism

Take proactive steps towards civility every day.
You and I have the right and responsibility to expect civility from each other.

Printable Version of Civility Definitions  

Get Involved!

It is important for Staff and Faculaty to be involved! Contact the co-chair, go to an event or meeting or contact CEOD via Holly Brown (email).

Civility Sub-committee Members

Name Department 
Edith Cullen Financial Service
Fernanda Gama Diversity and Equal Opportunity Office
Daphne Henderson Disability & Community Services
Tom Hopkins (Co-chair) Employee Assistance Program
Susan King Disability Evaluation Services
Kathleen Nichols Disability Evaluation Services
Christine Pimentel Telecommunications - Information Services
Verma Ranjana Information Services
Bill Schmiedeknecht Human Resources Diversity & Inclusion
Tatyana Shteinlukht, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
Jason Stanislawzyk Disability, Health and Employment Policy Unit
Martha Streeter Human Resources Diversity & Inclusion

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