Staff Senate

Upcoming Events

Staff Senate Elections

The Staff Senate has eight (8) senator positions available for the 2017-2019 term. Nominations for these positions were accepted through the month of March. Elections for the nine positions will be held April 19 – 28. Thank you for participating in the election process. If you need additional information, please contact Peter Morgan or any Staff Senator.

Ballots will be sent by email on April 19 or you can use the link below to cast your vote:
2017 Staff Senate Nominees (photos and statements of introduction)
Staff Senate Ballot

The Staff Senate serves as the official representative body of the university staff community by actively participating in campus governance. The Staff Senate will 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 will also provide a forum for the exchange of information between members of the staff, administration, faculty, and students. The Staff Senate will contribute to the advancement of the university’s mission and vision by supporting the educational environment of the institution. Requirements/Expectations:  Nominees must be benefits eligible, non-faculty employees of Pacific University and must have been employed for at least one (1) year.

Boxer Boost

Next Boxer Boost is Thursday, 5/25/17! Join us from 3:00 - 4 p.m. on the Forest Grove and Hillsboro campuses for a break with your colleagues. .
Hillsboro - Creighton Hall 502
Forest Grove - Boxer Pause
 

Thirsty Thursday - Two Great Locations to Choose From!

Thursday, 4/27/17
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Meet, chat, drink, and enjoy! Join us for discounted drinks and growler fills. Free snacks and a raffle for a Pacific Growler. This event is open to Pacific University staff, faculty, spouses, partners and guests. Pacific growlers can be purchased through the alumni office for $15. Join us at one of two great locations. Help us spread the word about this event by posting this flier in your offices.

Waltz Brewing
19th and A Street, Forest Grove
(10% off Pacific growler fills, $.50 off drinks)

ABV Public House, Hillsboro
23588 NW Clara Lane, Hillsboro
($1 off Pacific growler fills)

 

Professional Development Opportunities

All Staff Conference 2017

Save the Date - All Staff Conference, Tuesday, 6/6/17
More information coming soon!
Save the Date Poster

Interest Groups

Preparedness Lunches
Thursdays, Noon - 1 p.m.
Scott Hall, 219

This informal special interest group will meet weekly. Topics available by email. Contact peter.morgan@pacificu.edu 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 deni@pacificu.edu or x3096.

Health & Wellness Opportunities

Yoga
Fridays, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Warner Hall - Room 4: Free Yoga class for all current Pacific students, faculty and staff.
Hosted by Pacific Intramurals & Recreation, instructor is Lila Martin-Bergroth.

Pick-up Basketball
Fridays, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Stoller Gym
*Drop-In, no sign-ups

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 staffsenate@pacificu.edu.

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