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UNIVERSITY SUPPORT STAFF SENATE

Senate Committees 2013 - 2014

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

  • Sherry Alexander
  • Jeanne Patton
  • Micah Thompson
  • Jennifer Williams

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

  • Ali Levine

 Elections -- coordinates the election of Classified Senators each year.

  • Renea Goforth
  • Shelly Kellogg

Food Advisory -- one Classified employee serves on this University committee to help resolve issues relating to dining services/catering; meets once a semester.

  • Lori Eckman

Heskett Center Board -- one Classified 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).

  • Renea Goforth

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

  • Shelly Kellogg

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

  • Melissa Conley
  • Sheryl McKelvey

Position Paper / Legislative Issues -- help create the Classified & Support Staff Council position paper for all Regents Classified employees; the position paper is a wish list of what we want the legislators to do for Classified employees; presented to legislators on Legislative Day (usually in January or February).

  • Ali Levine

Rhatigan Student Center Board -- one Classified 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 Classified President's Distinguished Service Award recipients.

  • Amy McClintock
  • Robbie Norton

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 Classified Senate monthly meetings.

  • Melissa Conley
  • Sheri Daniel-Washington
  • Hercilia Thompson

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

  • Sheri Daniel-Washington
  • Hercilia Thompson
  • Randy Sessions

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

  • Connie Wells
  • Micah Thompson

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

  • Walter Mayne