May 2018

Staff Senate Election Nomination Period Opens in June

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

The Senate accepts nominations each June, and elections are held in July. Terms begin in August and are for two years. 2018 dates are below:

  1. Nominations accepted Monday, June 11, through Friday, June 22, at 5 p.m.
  2. Elections held Monday, July 9, through Friday, July 20, at 5 p.m.

The Staff Senate nomination form can be found here: Nomination Form 2018.

Completed forms are due on Friday, June 22, by 5 p.m. All nominations must be submitted electronically to

For questions about the responsibilities of being a senator, contact Christopher Maier, chair of Staff Senate. For questions about the nomination or election process, contact Brett Spencer, parliamentarian of Staff Senate.