The Nominating Committee prepares a slate of eligible candidates who have consented to serve if elected, to prepare ballots for the annual election, and any other special elections.
How many Representatives can Staff Council have?
The total number of representatives will be proportionately dependent upon the total number of eligible employees. Staff Council membership shall be limited to a maximum of twenty (20) representatives elected from the eligible population.
An annual election of representatives is held during the month of May. All eligible employees may vote for candidates nominated for open seats on the Council. The candidates receiving the highest number of votes shall be Council representatives. The newly elected representatives shall assume their duties July 1. Election shall be by secret ballot. At least one (1) candidate for each vacancy shall be submitted by the Nominating Committee. The results of the election shall be retained for two (2) years.