Members of the University Staff Congress gathered in Bascom Hall for their February meeting. Leslie Orrantia, Director of Community Relations, briefed the Congress on the role of her office and her strategy for strengthening community partnerships. In addition, the members made progress on providing recommendations regarding the Title and Total Compensation Study. Members of Congress were reminded that nomination for one year terms in the body open again on 1 March. Vice Chancellor Heller praised the work of the Congress, saying that recommendations from shared governance have led to real policy changes that have produced positive results for University Staff.