Staff Council election

Staff Council elections are held once a year and terms last for 2 years. Any employee who is a full time (> 75% FTE) permanent Missouri S&T staff member without academic appointment and has at least one (1) year service before nomination is eligible for election to the Staff Council. For additional details, please refer to the current by-laws on our About Page.

  1. Nominations will open during the annual Staff Appreciation Day with pending vacancies posted on the Staff Council website in advance. A notice will also be placed in the employee eConnection with a listing of pending vacancies for each Council seat and the election procedures for filling them published on the staff council website.  Accepted nominees will be recognized on the website and eConnection.
  2. Ballot procedures will be emailed for electronic voting. Any employee who is full time (>75% FTE) permanent Missouri S&T staff member without academic appointment and has at least one (1) year service before nomination is eligible for election to Staff Council.
  1. Election campaigning at university expense is prohibited.
  2. Following nominations, ballots will be sent out to benefit eligible staff and must be submitted by electronic ballet form no later than July 1.
  3. Ballots will be counted under supervision of the Election Committee and the results will be published by July 15.  In the event of a tie vote, the Election Committee, by secret ballot, will make the final selection.
  4. Ballots will be retained for two (2) years following public notification of election results.  At that time, they will be destroyed.  An official record of the election results will be held by the Secretary.

Terms and vacancies

as of April 25, 2018

 
Elected MemberEmployee groupTerm ends
Shasta Lawrence Secretarial/Clerical July 31, 2018
Christina Barton Secretarial/Clerical July 31, 2018
Jessica Boles (interim) Secretarial/Clerical July 31, 2018
Julie Creamer (interim) Administrative/Professional July 31, 2018
Stephanie Lewis (interim) Administrative/Professional July 31, 2018
Victoria Hagni Technical/Paraprofessional July 31, 2018
Vacant Craft/Maintenance (Filled by Admin/Professional) July 31, 2018
Tim Cain Craft/Maintenance (Filled by Tech/Para) July 31, 2019
Michele Warren Craft/Maintenance (Filled by Sec/Clerical) July 31, 2019
Theresa Busch Craft/Maintenance (Filled by Sec/Clerical) July 31, 2019
Beth Abner, Past Chair Ex Officio Advisor NA
John Cook, Chair (interim) Administrative/Professional July 31, 2019
Rebecca Birkner (interim) Administrative/Professional July 31, 2019
Joe Tupper Technical/Paraprofessional July 31, 2019
Emily Kost Secretarial/Clerical July 31, 2019
Bea Bonebrake Secretarial/Clerical July 31, 2019
Barbi Spencer Secretarial/Clerical July 31, 2019
Vacant (pending election 2018) Member-At-Large July 31, 2019
Vacant (pending election 2018) Member-At-Large July 31, 2019
Vacant (pending election 2018) Member-At-Large July 31, 2020
Vacant (pending election 2018) Member-At-Large July 31, 2020