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Election RESULTS 2015-2016

University Staff Senate is pleased to announce the results of the annual election. Newly elected representatives include Laura Abing, Steve Blaha and Jan Harwig serving as at-large representatives, Sarah Kordsmeier serving as an administrative area representative and Melody Baker, Lisa Olson, Chris Perez and Lori Stempski serving as academic area representatives.

Members who will be continuing their terms are, Diane Duwel, Sheri Fredricks, Sheila Kershek, Nicholas La Joie, Sherri Lex, Sue McKeon, Sara Pforr and John Sweeney. In addition to the elected positions there are appointed sub-committee chairs, Mary Minson, Mark Simonson and Carol Trecek.

What is the University Staff Senate?

The University Staff Senate is a group of elected individuals who represent Marquette University staff so that their views and interests may be considered, alongside those of faculty and students, in the advancement of the university’s mission and in the conduct of institutional affairs that affect our shared work environment and policies.

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The University Staff Senate convenes every third Thursday of the month at 11:00 a.m..



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We want to hear from you

Marquette Momentum is a University Staff Senate initiative created to collect ideas that can quickly and easily be implemented to create solutions and enhance the work environment. University Staff Senate welcomes ideas from Marquette University faculty, staff and student employees. Ideas and comments you share with the University Staff Senate are discussed in the monthly meetings. When appropriate, ideas and action items are taken to the University Leadership Council for consideration.

Marquette Momentum submission form

MARQUETTE University SUMMER picnic

University Staff Senate would like to thank everyone who was able to join the fun at the Marquette Summer Picnic. Your participation made the event a great success.

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Nominations are now being accepted for the inaugural Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Staff Award

The award will recognize one staff member who demonstrates exemplary leadership and manifests the ideals of diversity, equity and inclusion into practical action. Members of the Marquette community are encouraged to nominate one or more candidates.

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