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2017 Staff Council Nominations & Elections

The UTSA Staff Council is an advisory body through which UTSA staff members convey information and make recommendations to the president regarding staff-related interests and concerns. It is charged by the UTSA president and the UT System Board of Regents with continually improving university operations and the well being of UTSA staff.

In addition, the council coordinates staff appreciation awards and events and provides scholarships for eligible staff pursuing degrees at UTSA.


2017 UTSA Staff Council Nominations begin June 14

Are you or someone you work with a passionate advocate for the well-being of the university’s staff?

Consider nominating yourself or a co-worker to represent you on the UTSA 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 in your vice president’s area to serve a two-year term as a representative of the UTSA Staff Council.

The request for nominations will go to all benefits-eligible staff members through an electronic survey on Wednesday, June 14th and will be open through June 23, 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.

Nominees must be UTSA benefits-eligible classified or Administrative and Professional employees.

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

VP Area Seats
Administrative and Professional Employees 2
VP for Academic Affairs 7
VP for Business Affairs 1
VP for Student Affairs 3
VP for Community Services 1
President's Office 1

Voting for new 2017-2019 Staff Council members will take place in early July. New representatives will begin their two-year terms in August 2017.