June 2016

Staff Senate Nomination Period Opens in June

Staff Senate Ask Me Button WRBecoming a 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. 2016 dates are below:

  • Nominations accepted Monday, June 13, through Friday, June 24, at 5 p.m.
  • Elections held Monday, July 11, through Friday, July 22, at 5 p.m.

The Staff Senate nomination form can be found here. Completed forms are due to the Staff Senate administrative assistant by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 24. All nominations must be submitted electronically to

If you were not able to attend our Information Session, you can watch a recording here.  

For any questions about the responsibilities of being a senator, contact Nicole Roth, Staff Senate chair, at For questions about the nomination or election process, contact Amanda Corrigan, Staff Senate administrative assistant, at or 703-993-4141.