TO: Sonoma State Staff and MPPs
FR: HR on behalf of Staff Council Executive Committee
To all Staff and Management Employees:
Would you like to be more involved in the Sonoma State campus community? Interested in being a part of shared governance? Want to deepen your understanding of academic policy and process? Consider running for a seat on the Staff Council!
Staff Council is soliciting statements of interest from anyone wishing to run for an officer position within the Staff Council. Staff Council meets 1-2 hours each month. Dates and times may vary. We are seeking candidates for the following positions:
- Staff Council Chair (2 year term): The Chair presides at all meetings of the Staff Council and will vote only when needed to constitute a quorum or to break a tie vote. The Chair prepares an agenda and sends to the membership with a notice of each meeting.
- Staff Council Secretary (2 year term): The Secretary assumes the duties of the Chair in the absences of the Chair and the Vice Chair.The Secretary maintains records of minutes; ensures that those minutes are appropriately distributed; and performs other duties as may be deemed necessary and assigned by the Chair.
- Staff Council Treasurer (2 year term): The Treasurer shall be responsible for all money acquired by Staff Council; pays all bills; assists the Chair in the preparation of the proposed annual budget; and performs other duties as deemed necessary and assigned by the Chair.
Applicants may indicate interest in more than one position and their name will appear as a choice for members to vote for in each position the applicant has indicated. Please send statements of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org. We recommend that you obtain supervisory approval prior to running. Interest statements are due at noon on Friday, May 28, 2021. The opportunity to vote will begin the following week.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact any of us. We are happy to speak about our experience serving as your representatives on the Staff Council.
All the best,
The Staff Council Executive Committee