Nomination Process

1. A call for nominations will be emailed to staff and 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. Electronic nomination must be submitted by July 22.  Ballot procedures will be emailed for electronic voting.  Any “benefit eligible” employee with at least one (1) year of service before July 1, 2017 is eligible for election to the Staff Council.

Election Process

3. Election campaigning at university expense is prohibited.

4. Following nominations, ballots will be sent out by email to benefit elegible staff and must be submitted by electronic ballet form no later than August 1.

5. Ballots will be counted under supervision of the Election Committee and the results will be published promptly.  In the event of a tie vote, the Election Committee, by secret ballot, will make the final selection.

6. 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.

CURRENT TERMS AND VACANCIES as of September 30, 2017

Click here for the 2017 Staff Council Ballot Nominees for all Employee Groups

9 Vacant Positions

September 30


John Cook Administrative/Professional 2018 NO
Shasta Lawrence Administrative/Professional 2018 NO
Stephanie Martensen Administrative/Professional 2018 NO
  Administrative/Professional   YES
Victoria Hagni Technical/Paraprofessional 2018 NO
  Technical/Paraprofessional   YES
  Craft/Maintenance (Filled by Admin/Professional)
  Craft/Maintenance (Filled by Tech/Para)
  Craft/Maintenance (Filled by Sec/Clerical)   YES
  Craft/Maintenance (Filled by Sec/Clerical)
Christina Barton Secretarial/Clerical 2018 NO
Beth Abner 
Past Chair
Secretarial/Clerical 2018 NO
Sylvia Dees
  Secretarial/Clerical 2019 NO
  Secretarial/Clerical   YES
  Secretarial/Clerical   YES
  Secretarial/Clerical   YES