Staff Council nominations due March 28

Nominations are currently being taken for the 2013 Staff Council general election to choose Classified Staff Council members to serve for the 2013-2015 term in the positions of Staff Council chair, Institutional Board of Governors (IBOG) representative and Advisory Council for Classified Employees (ACCE) representative, as well as the 25 council members.

The 25 council members are composed of 5 Classified Staff members from each of the 5 EEO groups: Administrative/Managerial, Technical/Paraprofessional, Clerical, Skilled Crafts/Service Maintenance, and Other Professionals. Nomination forms have been sent to all Classified Staff Members and are due back in the Staff Council office no later than 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 28.

Electronic voting will be available from Friday, April 19, at 6 a.m. through Monday, April 22, at midnight. All voting will be electronic. There will be no paper ballot voting.   Detailed instructions on electronic voting can be found on the Staff Council website:

Council members meet once a month to discuss matters affecting classified staff, and the 25 members are also broken down into smaller groups to form committees for Council Elections, Legislative Affairs, Personnel/Finance, Physical Environment and Staff Development. These committees also meet once a month at separate times.

For more information, contact Joe Wortham, Election Committee chair at or ext, 65402; or Katie Counts in the  Staff Council office at or ext. 62222.