Alternative Service Committee -- to continue to assist with the employee conversion from Classified to University Support Staff:
Community Service -- responsible for organizing community service events that the U.S.S. Senate will participate in (at least 2 per year).
Constitution -- review of Senate constitution and by-laws.
Elections -- coordinates the election of U.S.S. Senators each year.
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).
Library Appeals -- University committee that reviews library appeals for fines, etc. (committee member cannot be employed at Ablah Library).
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.
Ombudsperson Committee-- to explore the possibility for an ombudsperson program for USS staff:
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.
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.
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.
Traffic Appeals -- University committee reviews traffic violation appeals (committee member cannot be employed in the WSU Police Department).
Tuition Committee -- exploring new options for tuition grants/waivers for employee and their dependents.
Welcoming Committee -- provides helpful information to new USS employees at WSU. Holds a biannual reception for new USS employees as a way for them to get to know their Senators.
Wellness Committee -- one U.S.S. employee serves on this University committee to promote wellness on campus.