May 2019

Join the Staff Senate: Nomination Period Opens in June

Staff Appreciation Coffee KlatchBecoming a Staff Senator is a great way to get involved with the university community and to have an impact on your workplace. The Senate provides many opportunities to learn about how the University works and to network with administrators and staff members outside of your unit.

The Staff Senate will hold a Prospective Staff Senate Information Session on Wednesday, June 5, from 11:30 a.m to noon. The session will also be recorded if you are not able to attend in person.

The Senate accepts nominations each June, and elections are held in July. Terms begin in August and are for two years. 2019 dates are below:

  • Nominations accepted Monday, June 10, through Friday, June 21, at 5 p.m.
  • Elections held Monday, July 8, through Friday, July 19, at 5 p.m.

For more information about how to join Staff Senate, visit the Join the Staff Senate page.

May 2019

Prospective Staff Senator Information Session 

Interested in becoming a Mason Staff Senator? Want to learn about how the university functions from a new perspective, network across departments, and contribute to the well-being of your colleagues? 

The Staff Senate will hold an information session and discussion for Mason staff who are interested in learning about the nomination and election process, the work of the senate, and what senators do. During the presentation, you will learn about the structure of the senate, how committees work, the time commitment expected of senators, and meet-and-greet with current representatives. 

No registration is necessary. 

Staff Senate Information Session
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
11:30 a.m. to noon (after the June Staff Senate General Meeting with President Cabrera
from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.)   

The event will take place on the Fairfax Campus in Merten Hall, Room 1201, and will be videoconferenced to Arlington (Founders Hall, Room B119) and SciTech (Colgan Hall, Room 221).  

If you have any questions, contact Amanda Corrigan at