Staff Council nominations open through March 30

nominations streamKnow a staff member who represents UAB’s values so well they should do so in an official capacity? Nominate them March 19-30 as a UAB Staff Council representative for their organizational unit.

New representatives will serve a two-year term that begins in August and ends in July 2020.

Have someone in mind? Here are the qualifications they should meet:

  • Have been employed at UAB for at least 12 consecutive months
  • Be in good standing with the University
  • Have supervisor approval for time commitment required for Staff Council activities
  • Be willing to take an active role in council orientation and committee activities

Nominate yourself or others by completing the nomination form on the Staff Council website at uab.edu/staffcouncil/nominations. Voting will take place May 1-8. Newly elected representatives and alternates will be announced mid-May and attend a half-day orientation session in June.

“Participating in the Staff Council is such a rewarding experience,” said David Rhodes, chair of the council. “By coming together to advance the UAB mission, advocate on behalf of all staff members and promote a sense of community on campus, the council wants to work to make UAB an even better place to work.”

Formed in 2016, the Staff Council is an engaged campus organization that represents 22 organizational units and is dedicated to promoting an exchange of ideas among its members, the campus community and the UAB administration. It was formed to be a voice to those who comprise a majority of UAB’s employees by providing advice and recommendations to university administration and leaders.