Nominations for open Staff Council positions now being accepted!

Good Afternoon,

Staff Council is looking for engaged staff members to run for multiple Executive Board positions that will be up for reelection for the 2014-2015 academic year.  If you are interested in running or know someone who would be a great addition to Staff Council, please contact one of the members of the Nominating Committee:  myself, Jen Perlee or Jo Corrow

Serving on Staff Council is an excellent way to get involved, meet new people and help represent your fellow Staff members.  All members of the Nominating Committee have served on Staff Council in a variety of roles  for many years and we can attest that it is a really great opportunity.

If you are interested in any of these positions, or have any questions about what the positions entail, please reach out to the nominating committee or any of your Staff Council Representatives.

Please email the nominating committee if you would like to run, know someone who is interested in running or have someone in mind who you think would be a good candidate by April 1st.  Nominations will be gathered by the nominating committee and passed onto Staff Council.  At the May Staff Council meeting, each person who is nominated and would like to run for a position, will be asked to get up and briefly talk about why they are interested in running.

The following positions will be open:

President (2 year term) Incumbent-Roland Palmer: Roland will serve another year as a liaison to whoever is elected as President.  He will be available to help the President transition into the role.

According to Article IV of the By-Laws, the President or his/her appointee shall preside at all meetings and shall present an annual report to the membership meeting at the May Meeting.  The President shall chair the Executive Committee and is an ex-officio member of all standing committees.  He will be available to help the President transition into the role.

Treasurer (2 year term) Incumbent-Jess Chappel:

According to Article IV of the By-Laws, the Treasurer shall keep the records of the finances of Staff Council and shall make a report at the annual May meeting.  The books of the Staff Council shall be available for review by any member upon request within a reasonable period of time. 

3 Board Members (1 year term) Incumbents-Brian Andrews, Fran Estes and Sarah Jerger:

According to Article V of the By-laws, the executive committee shall exist of the elected Officers and three additional Board Members at-large.  Board Members at-large are elected by Staff Council membership at the annual meeting for a one-year term.  Board members at-large may serve no more than three consecutive terms.  Each Board Member will serve as a liaison to one of the sub committees as well.

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