December 2016

December Staff Senate Meeting: Updates from President Cabrera and Training and Organizational Development

The Staff Senate will host two exciting guest speakers at the December general meeting:

  • Shernita Rochelle Parker, director, Training and Organizational Development (12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
  • Ángel Cabrera, president, George Mason University (1 p.m. to 2 p.m.)

Wednesday, December 7
12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Fairfax: Research Hall, Room 163
Arlington: Founders Hall, Room B119 (video-conferenced)
SciTech: Bull Run Hall, Room 254 (video-conferenced)

Shernita Parker will speak from 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Staff Senate will conduct its general meeting from 12:30 to 1 p.m. President Cabrera will speak and answer questions from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Submit your questions for our guest speakers:
To promote a dialog at the Staff Senate general meetings, the Senate is collecting questions from constituents. This is your opportunity to ask university leadership about things that are important to you as Mason staff! Submit your question in advance using the online submission form or email your question to You may include your name, or you may ask to remain anonymous.

Staff Senate reserves the right to determine which questions are asked during the meeting. Any selected questions that are not asked during the session due to time constraints will be emailed to the guest speaker, and the responses will be published in the Staff Senate newsletter at a later date.

All who attend the Staff Senate general meeting are welcome to ask questions in-person, during the session.

For questions, contact

December 2016

November Employee of the Month: Lindsey Olson

Lindsey Olson, November 2016 Employee of the Month. Photo by Evan Cantwell/Creative Services/George Mason University
Lindsey Olson, November 2016 Employee of the Month. Photo by Evan Cantwell/Creative Services/George Mason University

Heartfelt congratulations to Lindsey Olson, administrative assistant in the School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism, for being selected as the November 2016 Employee of the Month award winner. Lindsey is also a Staff Senator! Read more about Lindsey in this Mason News article.

Do you know a superstar? Make sure he or she receives the deserved recognition, and submit a nomination for Mason’s Employee of the Month. Additional information can be found on the Human Resources and Payroll awards page.

Contact Reward and Recognition at with questions.