Congratulations To Our New Staff Council Members of 2022!

 

Five new members were elected to CLAS Staff Council this past month. One member was elected from each Voting Group. These terms end in 2025.

Voting Group I Council Member (Academic Support, Libraries, and Information Technology)

  • Nicole Villanueva

Voting Group II Council Member (Administration)

  • Allison Rockwell

Voting Group III Council Member (Arts Culture and Entertainment, Marketing Communications and Outreach)

  • Mallory Hellman

Voting Group IV Council Member (Business and Finance, Engineering and Architecture, Facilities, Human Resources)

  • Sylvia Gomez

Voting Group V Council Member (Research and Health Care)

  • Leyre Castro Ruiz


Organizational Representative to University of Iowa Staff Council

  • Karen Noggle

Term ends 2022: Kathy Ford (group 2), Emma Kirk (group 1), Julie Ostrem (group 3), Greta Sokoloff (group 5)

Term ends 2023: Jen Knights (At Large), Sandy Mast (group 4), Mark Fullenkamp (group 1)

Term ends 2024: Ali Sulaiman (group 5), Blake Rupe (group 2)


Nomination and Election Processes

In early February, CLAS staff nominate candidates to serve on the CLAS Staff Council. 

The CLAS Staff Council shall have eleven members elected from and by the CLAS staff from the Voting Groups. Two members shall represent Voting Group I, two members shall represent Voting Group II, one member shall represent Voting Group III, two members shall represent Voting Group IV, and two members shall represent Voting Group V. Two remaining members will be elected by the staff At Large from any Voting Group, but there may be no more than three members from any one Voting Group.

Voting

CLAS staff are assigned to one of five electoral groups based upon job function, as shown in the Nomination and Voting List, in which each unit and its staff is listed with the Voting Group in which it belongs:  

Voting Group 1: Academic Support, Libraries, and Information Technology
Voting Group 2: Administration
Voting Group 3: Arts Culture and Entertainment, Marketing Communications and Outreach
Voting Group 4: Business and Finance, Engineering and Architecture, Facilities, Human Resources
Voting Group 5: Research and Health Care

To find out which voting group you belong to please check your My Self-Service > University Information > Staff Council Category.

Timeline

Timeline for CLAS Staff Council Voting
Date Details
First Week of February Nomination ballots open, 8 a.m.
Mid-February Nomination ballots close, midnight
First Week of March Election ballots and candidate statements published on the website
First Friday of March Election voting opens, 8 a.m.
Second Friday of March Election voting closes, midnight
Middle March Election results posted on the webpage