Membership

STAFF SENATE ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES 2016-17      
Name Position Constituency Represented Term # Start Ends
Board, Andrew Elected Rep Skilled Crafts 1 04/03/14 07/31/18
Chiolero, Deb Elected Rep Classified Professional P 08/01/16 07/31/19
Maison, Kasia Elected Rep Classified Professional 1 08/01/17 07/31/20
Lazetich, Milana Elected Rep Tech/Paraprofessional 1 05/07/15 07/31/18
Mest, Dagney Elected Rep Secretarial/Clerical 08/01/17 07/31/20
Minster, Wendy Elected Rep Off Campus Rep 1 05/06/15 07/31/18
Robbins, Joe Elected Rep Skilled Crafts 2 08/01/13 07/31/19
Seymour, Dorie Elected Rep Secretarial/Clerical 1 08/01/16 07/31/19
Szafaryn, Tim Elected Rep Service Maintenance 1 08/01/16 07/31/19
Terrill, Raine Elected Rep Service   Maintenance 1 08/01/19 07/31/19
Williams, Lyle Elected Rep Tech/Paraprofessional 1 08/01/16 07/31/19
STAFF SENATE APPOINTED REPRESENTATIVES 2016-17      
Name Position Committee Represented Term # Start Ends
Staff Senate Chair Appointed Rep Association of Shared Governance Leaders 1 ---- ----
Vacant Appointed Rep Budget Council 2 05/06/15 07/31/17
Clark, Dave Appointed Rep Campus Sustainability Advisory Committee 2 09/24/14 06/30/19
Brekke, Ron Appointed Rep IUBC Inter-Units Benefits Committee 3 05/16/12 06/30/19
Marx, Kerri Appointed Rep MSU Benefits 2 02/26/13 07/30/19
Pederson, Ramie Appointed Rep MSU Benefits 1 09/23/15 07/31/18
Rieger, Sarah Appointed Rep MSU Benefits 1 09/23/15 07/31/18
Chiolero, Deb Appointed Rep Outreach and Engagement Council 1 10/19/16 07/31/18
Mastel, Candace Appointed Rep Parking & Transportation Advisory Committee 1 12/17/15 07/31/18
Vacant Appointed Rep Parking Appeals Board 1 09/23/15 07/31/18
Sparkman, Sylvia Appointed Rep Parking Appeals Board 1 01/21/15 06/30/18
Fagenstrom, Korrin Appointed Rep Personnel Board 1 12/16/15 ----
McCarty, Wendy Appointed Rep Personnel Board 2 01/01/11 ----
Holmes, Keely Appointed Rep Planning Council 2 08/01/14 06/30/18
Sparkman, Sylvia Appointed Rep President’s Commission on the Status of University Women 2 08/01/14 06/30/18
Nesbitt, Jennifer Appointed Rep Recreational Sports and Fitness Advisory Board 1 09/30/15 06/30/16
Milana Lazetich Appointed Rep Space Management Committee 1 09/23/15 07/31/18
Lehman, Peggy Appointed Rep Tobacco Free Task Force 2 02/04/15 07/31/18
Staff Senate Chair Appointed Rep University Council 1 ---- ----
Glen Steinhoff Appointed Rep University Facilities Planning Board 1 08/01/17 07/31/20
Keely Holmes Appointed Rep University Facilities Planning Board-Public Arts Committee 1 02/15/17 06/30/20
Ford, Joan ---- Staff Senate Program Coordinator ---- ---- ----

P - partial term
* - New Council/Committee

Charge

Serve as a vehicle for communication between the classified employees, Personnel and Payroll Services, and the MSU administration. Provide information and advice for the improvement of classified staff personnel management, particularly in the areas of policy and procedures.

Website

http://www.montana.edu/staffsenate/

Meetings

Meetings are the third Wednesday of the month at 9 am.

Membership

Staff Senate

Length of Term

Elected Members serve three-year, staggered terms.

Appointed Committee Members serve terms as defined by the committee they represent.

Appointed By

Elections are held each spring to replace those members whose terms are about to expire. Nominations are solicited from employees in the category where the vacancy occurs and elections are by popular vote of the employees in that category.

Chair

Current--Sylvia Sparkman
Title-- Computer Specialist, University Information Technology
Appointed By--Elected annually after seating of new members
Length of Term--One year

Advisory To

The Shared Governance of Montana State University.

Reports Due

As requested