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NOTICE OF ELECTION - JULY 11, 2012

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University Staff Senate Members - Terms beginning September 1, 2012

  • Two members from the Negotiated and Prevailing Classification (which will have three year terms expiring in 2015).
  • One member from the Open Range Classification (which will have three year terms expiring in 2015)
  • Three members from the Represented and Non-Represented Classification (which will have three year terms expiring in 2015)

University Staff Senate Panel Members - Terms beginning September 1, 2012

  • Three members from Negotiated and Prevailing Classification (two year terms expiring in 2014)
  • Three members from the Civil Service Open Range Classification (two year terms expiring in 2014)
  • Five members from the Professional Staff Classification;3 Represented and 2 Non-Represented (two year terms expiring in 2014)

Members will be elected by all non-academic employees from their own constituency groups. Positions on the ballot will be in the same order of date and time as receipt of their acceptable petition.

Application for Candidacy: Petition and Statement of Candidacy forms are available from the University Governance Office until 4:30 p.m. on June 22, 2012 or online at http://www.siue.edu/ugov/staff/document_list.shtml.

Eligibility for Candidacy: Candidates for membership to the Staff Senate must be a permanent, full-time Civil Service employee or a full-time Professional Staff employee on a continuing contract, with a minimum of two years of consecutive employment with the University at the time the candidate picks up the petition and the statement of Candidacy forms, and employed on the date of election. Petitions must be filed in person in the University Governance Office.

ELECTION CALENDAR

June 22, 2012 - Latest date for withdrawal of candidates. Statements of Withdrawal must be made in person in the University Governance Office.

June 22, 2012 - Latest date for filing petition and Statement of Candidacy form.

June 29, 2012 - Latest date that all non-academic employees will be notified of the official list of candidates and their qualifications.

JULY 11, 2012 - Date of election.

Eligibility to Vote: Any Civil Service employee (excluding temporary, provisional, and extra help), who is currently employed as of the date of election, shall be entitled to vote. Any Professional Staff Employee currently employed as of the date of the election shall be entitled to vote.

*NOTE* I f the number of Petitions for Candidacy taken out is equal to or less than the number of vacancies, petitioners will be elected by acclamation and no ballots will be circulated to the full constituency. All Petitioners of Candidacy will be notified by the Governance Secretary to attend the August 2, 2012 University Staff Senate meeting, at which time the election results will be announced.

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