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The Staff Senate represents all classified and non-student wage employees at George Mason University.  Working closely with University administration, we address concerns that have an impact on the quality of work-life for the Mason community.  The work of the Senate is accomplished through open and continuous communication with its constituents.


The Staff Senate works collaboratively with the administration, Faculty Senate, student government, and other university departments to gather and disseminate information on behalf of our constituents.  Once common areas of concern are identified, we work to bring about change that will benefit constituencies across all Mason’s campuses.


With support from the administration, the Staff Senate sponsors annual staff appreciation events, the outstanding supervisor award, and participates in the employee of the month award program.  Staff recognition is paramount at Mason and the Senate works hard to foster Mason’s culture of recognition, making Mason a great place to work

Staff Senate Town Hall on Spring 2021 Plans

The Mason Staff Senate will host a virtual town hall with university officials to discuss operational plans for the spring semester. This will be a valuable opportunity to share information, feedback, questions, or concerns.

Tuesday, Dec. 8
10 a.m. to 11 a.m (more…)

November Edition of the Staff Senate Newsletter

The November edition of the Staff Senate newsletter is now available. Check it out!

November General Meeting Recording: Mental Health and Resilience

A special thanks to Katie Clare, associate director for resilience programs, Center for the Advancement of Well-Being, for a conversation on mental health and resilience at the Staff Senate meeting on Nov. 4.

If you missed the session, you can check out the recording and review the slides.

Staff Senate December Meeting: Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence Task Force

The Staff Senate will host Shernita Rochelle Parker, assistant vice president for Human Resources/Payroll, and Wendi Manuel-Scott, professor of history in the School of Integrative Studies, to discuss updates from the Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence (ARIE) Task Force.

Wednesday, Dec. 2
10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
General Meeting will follow from 11 a.m. to noon (more…)