*Rachael Belvin, a candidate in the Strutrucal Focus, withdrew their candidacy after the election was completed
These three campus areas are derived from Human Resources classifications.
Staff in Academic Focus areas account for 39% of total staff at Seattle U. This area includes:
Staff in Structural Focus areas (also known as Administrative or Operations) account for 33% of total staff at Seattle U. This area includes:
Staff in Academic Focus areas account for 29% of total staff at Seattle U. This area includes:
Any full-time or regular part-time employee may be elected to the Staff Council if:
All Seattle University staff will get to vote in the Staff Council election.
Staff will be able to vote for candidates in all three campus areas, not just their own.
During the nominations period (through Thursday, September 24), the campus community is encouraged to nominate themselves or a colleague to run for a seat on the Staff Council.
The Nominations & Elections Committee (made up of current Staff Council members who are not running for a seat on the Staff Council) will process nominations, contact individuals nominated by a colleague to determine interest, confirm with Human Resources each candidates' eligibility for participation, and then request a short personal statements and headshots from each candidate.
After the nominations period closes, the Elections Committee will process all of the nominations and finalize the voters' pamphlet which contains the headshots and personal statements for all of the candidates within the categories:
The voters' pamphlet will be released and distributed on Tuesday, September 29
The Staff Council election period will run September 30-October 5. Voting will be done electronically.
The Staff Council Nominations & Elections Committee will appoint the At-Large seats. The At-Large seats allow for increased diversity on the council and magnify voices of underrepresented groups on campus.
The names of the newly elected/formed Staff Council members will be announced in early October. New Staff Council members will be invited to join the October Staff Council meeting for a transition meeting.