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It's Nominations Time!

Are you or someone you work with a passionate advocate for the role and well-being of the university’s staff?
Consider nominating yourself or a co-worker to represent you on the Texas State Staff Council.

If you’re a benefits-eligible staff member, you will receive an email with instructions on how to nominate yourself or a co-worker to serve a two-year term as a representative of the Texas State Staff Council.

The request for nominations will go to all benefits-eligible staff members through email in early May and will be open through May 19, 2017. Nominees will be contacted by Staff Council Elections Committee members once nominations close and must accept the nomination and responsibilities involved in being a Staff Council representative in order to have his or her name placed on the ballot.

Candidates must be regular full-time staff, employed at least one calendar year (September 1st of the previous year) at Texas State prior to the date of nomination, and may not be a Dean, Chair, or Vice President. The Staff Council Bylaws provide that Staff Council consists of a proportional number of members to Equal Employment Opportunity categories with 2-year terms.

The following EEO categories will have seats available during the nomination and election process:

EEO Category Seats
Professional  2
Secretarial/Clerical 2
Service 3
Skilled Worker 1
Technical/Paraprofessional  2
Administrative 0

Go to to nominate someone today!

Congratulations to our newly elected Staff Council members for the 2016-2018 academic years!!

Professional:  Mr. Noel Fuller, Mr. Neal Idias, Mrs. Jennifer Johnson
Secretarial:  Ms. Deborah Howell, Ms. Kelly Laxson
Skilled Worker: Mr. Paul Flores, Ms. Elizabeth Welch
Technical: Ms. Samantha Smith, Mr. Corey Weber

The mission of Staff Council is to advocate for university staff, to act as liaison between staff employees and university administration, especially the President, and to ensure effective contribution of staff expertise toward university goals. The Council represents the collective body of the staff and reports directly to the University President.