Staff Senate

Upcoming Events

All Staff Conference - Tuesday, June 14, 2016

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2016 Staff Senate Election Results

Thank you to all who voted and special thanks to all the incredible staff who were willing to serve. We appreciate your desire to be a part of shared governance at Pacific. Congratulations to the following individuals elected to serve a two-year term on the Pacific University Staff Senate.

Kieran Bennett
Maria Deming
Lisa Downing (returning senator)
Katelyn Eisenhooth
Gage Josi
Joanne Leijon (returning senator)
Peter Morgan (returning senator)
Derek Naegeli (returning senator)
Megan Rice (returning senator)

Thank you again to all who were nominated and all who voted.

Professional Development Opportunities

2016 Northwest Ellucian Users Group Conference (NWEUG) - Hosted by Pacific University
July 14-15, 2016
Registration Fee: $100 before July 1, $150 after July 1
Pacific Employees receive a $25 discount on the registration fee. Enter "goboxers" in the Promotional Code Box with billing information during checkout.
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We are pleased to be hosting this event and are looking for session ideas and presenters for Colleague (session proposal form). Session tracks include:

  • Alumni Relations & Fundraising
  • Analytics & Reporting
  • Business & Finance
  • Enrollment Management & Student Success
  • Financial Aid
  • General Interest
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Strategy & Planning

Interest Groups

Preparedness Lunches
Thursdays, Noon - 1 p.m.
Scott Hall, 205

This informal special interest group will meet weekly. Topics available by email. Contact for more information..

Crafter’s Lunch Break
Bring a lunch, a personal craft project, craft supplies and your crafty self! Gather with your crafty co-workers once a week to finish those half-finished yarn projects, overdue art cards, much-needed mending and those scrapbooks you’ve been meaning to do for years. It’s amazing what can be accomplished over the lunch hour. To learn more about dates and locations, please contact Deni Cadd or x3096.

Health & Wellness Opportunities

Summer Fitness Center Hours (Stoller)

Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Questions? Contact Angela Moberg, Director of Recreation and Intramurals


Send Your Suggestions to the Staff Senate

The Staff Senate serves as the official representative body of the University staff community by actively participating in campus governance.  The Staff Senate shall foster a spirit of unity and cooperation, providing representation of non-faculty personnel in coordination with the faculty and student governing bodies.  The Staff Senate shall also provide a forum for the exchange of information between members of the staff, administration, faculty and students.

— from the University Handbook

Staff Senate exists to serve you.  We care about the quality of your life relative to campus and the larger global community.  We are committed to openness, collaboration and inclusiveness.  Any issues or concerns you have are welcomed by the Staff Senate.  Email us any time at

Staff Senate Year in Review

Summary of 2015-2016 Staff Senate Activities
Summary of 2014-2015 Staff Senate Activities
Summary of 2013-2014 Staff Senate Activities

Summary of 2012-2013 Staff Senate Activities
Summary of 2011-2012 Staff Senate Activities
Summary of 2010-2011 Staff Senate Activities
Summary of 2008-2009 Staff Senate Activities