The AMC's committees study and make recommendations on matters within their respective areas of responsibility in order to help the Council arrive at decisions. Committee membership is open to all constituents of the Council (including, but not exclusive to, the representatives of the Council) who indicate a desire to serve on a Committee. Each Committee is required to report to the Council on activities on a regular basis, and is expected to make recommendations to the Council for approval.

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AMC Executive Board


Chair: Meredith Rendall
The Benefits Committee serves in an advisory role to facilitate the Council’s participation in the University governance process with respect to matters of personnel policy. The Committee conducts ongoing reviews of current personnel and benefits policies affecting administrative and professional staff and submits recommendations to University Administration relative to existing policies.

Committee recommendations over the past few years have led to the creation of new and/or enhanced benefits and policies that include the following: a First Mortgage Program, an interest-free deferred payment computer purchase program at the NYU Bookstore, a Second Master's Degree for spouses/registered same sex domestic partners/dependent children, written notification of annual raises prior to Sept. 1, increased vacation time for longer service, salary advances to assist with the payment of withholding taxes on tuition remission for spouses/registered same sex domestic partners/dependent children, and an optional 12 month payroll deduction plan for Coles yearly membership fees.

Benefits and Compensation Committee Meeting Schedule:

All meetings will be held on Mondays from 12:30 - 1:30 pm  

  • November 21, 2016 at Silver Building Room 1001P, 100 Washington Square East
  • December 19, 2016 at Pless Hall, 4th Floor Conference Room, 82 Washington Square East (entrance on 36 Washington Place)
  • January 23, 2017 at NYU Economics, Room 624, 19 W 4th Street
  • February 6, 2017 at English Department, Room 106, 244 Greene Street
  • March 6, 2017 at Zimmer Conference Room, Silver 910
  • April 17, 2017 at Zimmer Conference Room, Silver 910

Letters to the Senate Financial Affairs Committee

Bylaws and Parliamentarian

Chair: Norma Kenigsberg
The Bylaws Committee reviews the contents of the Bylaws, addressing the changing needs of the Council and eliminates any ambiguities. The Committee is also responsible for assisting the Council in interpreting the Bylaws and in suggesting resolutions to problems directed to it by the Council. The Parliamentarian is responsible for rendering opinions on procedural matters according to the rules of the AMC. Such opinions are rendered using the Robert's Rules of Order, Newly Revised Edition, except when inconsistent with the AMC Bylaws.


Chair: Nadia Cureton
Through the AMC website and newsletter, the Committee will provide updates of AMC activities and events as well as information of general interest. The Committee welcomes new ideas, input and feedback from AMC members on an ongoing basis.

Community Service

Chair: Carrie A. Meconis
The Community Service Committee is charged with identifying and coordinating community service opportunities for the administrative population at the university. The Committee has taken on such projects as a variety of fundraising walks, community relief collections, University Week of Service, book drives, blood drives, and other worthwhile projects in the past. The University’s administrative community generously supports these events. The committee welcomes new ideas and new members.

Community Service Committee Meeting Schedule:

  • Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 12:30 - 1:30 PM at 721 Broadway, 12th floor (Dean's Conference Room)
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 12:30 - 1:30 PM at 721 Broadway, 9th floor Conference Room

AY 2016-17 Community Service Events: 

AMC Adopt A School Campaign: March 7 - May 4th

AMC Community Service Committee announces the Adopt a School Campaign! The Charles A. Dorsey School - P.S. 67, which is located near our NYU Brooklyn Campus, does not have a library. Build their library along with their classroom libraries by purchasing a book from the NYU Bookstore. The list of books needed can be found by clicking on the link.

Please help to make a difference in these children’s lives!

AMC Annual Recycling Drive: January 4th - February 28th

What's Old is New Again: January & February are recycling months! As winter break ends, time to clean out those closets and bring in the following items:

  • Cellphones
  • Eyeglasses & cases
  • Front of greeting cards
  • Old sheets, blankets and towels
  • Sneakers

Flyers and drop off locations can be found by clicking on the link. So many good causes for our old stuff!

AMC Lunch 'n Learn - Mindful101: a meditation workshop

Join us for the next AMC Community Service Information Hour when we'll be learning the basics, some useful tools of meditation.

When: November 9, 2016, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: 721 Broadway, DCR 12th Floor

To RSVP, click here

AMC Annual Toy Drive: November 28th to December 15th

The Administrative Management Council, The Student's Class Activities Board, the 9th Police Precinct (Manhattan) & the 84th Police Precinct (Brooklyn), announce the 2016 Annual Toy Drive! Help brighten the holidays for local children living in the 9th Police Precinct, the East Village, and the Lower East Side, and children in the 84th Police Precinct, the area surrounding our Brooklyn campus, as well as children attending the Herbert G. Birch Manhattan Early Childhood Center serving those with autism and other special needs. There are two ways to donate. Drop off a new, unwrapped, nonviolent toy or book for children ages infant to 16 years to any of our campus collection sites from Monday, November 28 through Thursday, December 15.

Nominations and Elections

Chair: David Vintinner
The Nominations and Elections Committee is responsible for conducting the annual elections of representatives and alternates, ensuring that the proportionate representation of all units on the Council is accurate. This committee is also responsible for receiving nominations and administering elections for the officers of the Council (Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Secretary, and Treasurer) as well as conducting the election for Senators and Alternate Senators.

Professional Development

Chair:  Michael McCaw

The Professional Development Committee aims to help assimilate newly hired administrators, to foster cross school collaborations, and to provide developmental opportunities for all NYU administrators through a voluntary peer mentoring program and related programming developed in cooperation with existing University resources. 

Professional Development Committee Meeting Schedule:

All meetings will be held from 12:30 - 1:30 pm at the Payne Conference Room, 4th Floor, 82 Washington Square East unless otherwise indicated.

  • Tuesday, January 10, 2017
  • Thursday, February 9, 2017, 383 Lafayette S, Rm C05
  • Thursday, March 9, 2017, 383 Lafayette S, Rm C05
  • Thursday, April 6, 2017

Special Events

Chair: Julie Kaplan

The mission of the Special Events committee is to provide programs which enrich the professional and personal lives of administrators at New York University. Events include the coordination of the AMC Book Club, the annual Administrators Art Show, End-of-the-Year Luncheon for all administrators, and the Retirees Luncheon.

AMC Art Show: Explore the unique artistic visions of fellow administrators at the annual AMC Art Show! The 2017 exhibit dates are May 27 through July 9.  The call for artists is currently on! Please see below for the applications in Word and PDF. Contact Scott Lewis for additional information.