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Standing Committees



No elected officer of the Council shall chair a Council standing committee.


The term of committee membership and of the chair shall be from September 1 to August 30.


Membership and Elections

Responsible for reviewing the apportionment of representation among the University's Divisions as required by the Constitution and Bylaws, for recommending to the Staff Council President nominees for filling vacancies, and for overseeing and conducting the annual campus-wide Staff Council Elections.


Responsible for recommending staff representatives to standing and other university committees for Staff Council approval. These recommendations must be presented for approval at the next Staff Council meeting. Upon approval, these representatives are forwarded to the appropriate committee officer or administrator. Representatives to standing or other committees are responsible for obtaining and presenting to Staff Council a summary or copy of approved committee meeting minutes of each committee's activities at least twice a year in January and July


Responsible for review of all special campus events for staff members, for example: Staff Awards (length-of-service awards are based on data obtained from Employment Services & Operations for the current fiscal year), Holiday Adopt-A-Family, and other activities selected and approved by the Staff Council.


Responsible for Staff Council Orientation, maintenance of Staff Council bulletin board located at the 2 nd floor garage entrance (updated a minimum of once per quarter) and all external communication, including releases to university media

Staff Affairs

Responsible for review of all issues affecting staff on campus: i.e. benefits, parking, safety, staff development and training, Annual Forum with University President; Edge Award.

Special Committees

Ad hoc committees may be appointed by the Staff Council President as needed.



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Last updated or reviewed on 1/31/12

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