2022-2023 Elections

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.

This year there are five member seats to fill. One member must be elected from each of the following: Voting Group I,  Voting Group II,  Voting Group III,  Voting Group IV, and Voting Group V.

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

  • TBD

Voting Group II (Administration) candidates

  • TBD

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

  • TBD

Voting Group IV (Business& Finance, Engineering& Architecture, Facilities, Human Resources) candidates

  • TBD

Voting Group V (Research and Health Care) candidates

  • TBD

 

Term ends 2022: Kathy Ford (group 2), Emma Kirk (group 1), Julie Ostrem (group 3), Jeremy Richardson (group 4), Greta Sokoloff (group 5)

 

Term ends 2023: Amanda Jensen (At Large), 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

From February 2 through February 9, 2022, CLAS staff may nominate candidates to serve on the CLAS Staff Council.  Nominees who agree to become candidates will appear on the election ballots later in March (see election timeline below).

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
February 2 (Wednesday) Nomination ballots open, 8 a.m.
February 9 (Wednesday) Nomination ballots close, midnight
February 25 (Friday) Election ballots and candidate statements published on the website
March 2 (Wednesday) Election voting opens, 8 a.m.
March 9 (Wednesday) Election voting closes, midnight
March 16 (Wednesday) Election results posted on the webpage