CLAS Staff Council Elections

Nomination and Election Processes

From January 29 through February 5, 2020, CLAS staff will nominate candidates to serve on the CLAS Staff Council.  Those who receive the highest number of nominations and agree to become candidates will appear on the election ballots later in February (see election timeline below).

The CLAS Staff Council shall have eleven members elected from and by the CLAS staff from the  Voting Groups.  Two members shall represent Voting Group I, two members shall represent Voting Group II, one member shall represent Voting Group III, two members shall represent Voting Group IV, and two members shall represent Voting Group V. Two remaining members will be elected by the staff At Large from any Voting Group, but there may be no more than three members from any one Voting Group.

This year there are three member seats to fill.  One member must come from Voting Group IV and two members will be elected At Large from any Voting Group.

You will be able to nominate three staff members from eligible Voting Groups as candidates for election to the CLAS Staff Council for a three year term to begin on June 1, 2020.  

Nomination and Voting

CLAS staff are assigned to one of five electoral groups based upon job function, as shown in the Nomination and Voting List, in which each unit and its staff is listed with the Voting Group in which it belongs:  

  • Voting Group I: Academic Support, Libraries, Information Technology
  • Voting Group II: Administration
  • Voting Group III: Arts Culture & Entertainment, Marketing Communication & Outreach
  • Voting Group IV: Business & Finance, Engineering & Architecture, Facilities, Human Resources
  • Voting Group V: Research, Health Care



January 29, Wednesday

Nomination ballots open, 8 a.m.

February 5, Wednesday

Nomination ballots close, midnight

February 21, Friday

Election ballots and candidate statements published on the website

February 26, Wednesday

Election voting opens, 8 a.m.

March 4, Wednesday

Election voting closes, midnight

March 11, Wednesday

Election results posted on the webpage