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UNIVERSITY SUPPORT STAFF SENATE

Senate Committees 2014 - 2015

Alternative Service Committee -- to continue to assist with the employee conversion from Classified to University Support Staff:

  • Brenda Achey
  • Renea Goforth
  • Angie Linder
  • Stacy Salters
  • Randy Sessions

Community Service -- responsible for organizing community service events that the U.S.S. Senate will participate in (at least 2 per year).

  • Darryl Carrington
  • Renea Goforth
  • Connie Wells

Constitution -- review of Senate constitution and by-laws.

  • Renea Goforth
  • Stacy Salters
  • Randy Sessions
  • George Schroeder

 Elections -- coordinates the election of U.S.S. Senators each year.

  • Shelly Kellogg
  • Ali Levine

Heskett Center Board -- one university support staff employee serves on this University committee and gives suggestions on programs that should be offered; also helps review the budget in the Spring (meets once in the Fall & once in the Spring).

  • Shirley Lewis

Library Appeals -- University committee that reviews library appeals for fines, etc. (committee member cannot be employed at Ablah Library).

  • Shelly Kellogg
  • Amy McClintock

Newsletter -- create newsletter to be distributed to U.S.S. employees twice annually (once in the Fall & once in the Spring); conduct interviews, write articles, etc.

  • Sheryl McKelvey
  • Robbie Norton

Ombudsperson Committee-- to explore the possibility for an ombudsperson program for USS staff:

  • Johny Buchanan Spachek
  • Matt Houston
  • Sheryl McKelvey

Rhatigan Student Center Board -- one U.S.S. employee serves on this University committee to help make financial decisions related to the operations of RSC; meets every 2 months.

  • Mike Hinkle

Shocker Pride Celebration -- obtains door prizes for the annual Shocker Pride Celebration; administer the nomination and selection of the 3 U.S.S. President's Distinguished Service Award recipients.

  • Connie Wells

Shocker Scholarship -- Develop a promotion for scholarship program to raise funds – try to send out yearly; develop/monitor scholarship criteria for Shocker Employee and Dependent Scholarship; review/score qualified applicants for Fall/Spring semester; submit applicant/s with highest scores to Financial Aid for scholarship award and provide updates at U.S.S. Senate monthly meetings.

  • Connie Basquez
  • Johny Buchanan-Spachek
  • Carrie Wyatt

Traffic Appeals -- University committee reviews traffic violation appeals (committee member cannot be employed in the WSU Police Department).

  • Bryan Carter
  • Robbie Norton
  • Randy Sessions

Tuition Committee -- exploring new options for tuition grants/waivers for employee and their dependents.

  • Connie Basquez
  • Bryan Carter
  • Matt Houston

Welcoming Committee -- organizes meetings with all new U.S.S. employees at WSU (meetings should be within the new employee's first 30 days of employment).

  • Angela Linder
  • Stephanie Sauls
  • Connie Wells

Wellness Committee -- one U.S.S. employee serves on this University committee to promote wellness on campus.

  • Micah Thompson