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Staff Senate: About this Group

Staff Senate Purpose

The primary purposes of the Staff Senate shall be:

  1. To serve as a representative body and voice for staff employees in the governance of the College, and to formulate recommendations to the College’s administration.   
  2. To foster a spirit of unity and collaboration among all employees of the College.
  3. To provide a forum for information exchange and communication among staff pertaining to matters of interest and concern to College staff.
  4. To provide a venue where employee representatives may propose, consider debate and recommend action on issues that directly or indirectly affect staff.
  5. To advocate for the welfare of staff employees.
  6. To promote the maintenance of programs that enhance the professional and educational development of staff employees.

Staff Senate Membership

President:  Jennifer Hutson, Director of Institutional Research – Institutional Support/Services
Vice President: Ronica Crutchfield, Reference Librarian – Academic and Student Support/Services
Secretary:  Robbie Gill, Assistant Director of Academic Advising & Career Services – Academic and Student Support/Services
Historian:  Ashley Henry-Saorrono, Registrar – Academic and Student Support/Services


Senator A’s term expires June 30th, 2024   Senator B’s term expires June 30th, 2023

District 1:  Academic and Student Support/Services

Senator A
Blaise Hale, Student Assistance Coordinator
Ebony Kelly, Assistant Director of TRiO

Nichole Kesselberg, Perkins Coordinator 

Senator B
Gloria Owens, Financial Aid Administrative Specialist II 
Rebecca Boswell, Student Affairs Administrative Assistant 
Deborah Wittig, Records Coordinator

District 2:  Institutional Support/Services
Senator A
Michele Grainger, Associate Vice Chancellor of Advancement 
Natalie Hibdon, Human Resources Generalist
Lennon Parker, Webmaster and Public Information Specialist 

Senator B
Chris Blackall, Creative Services Manager
Emily Plischke, Mail Services Coordinator 
Stacy Wilkerson, Travel Procurement Analyst

Staff Senate Meeting Dates/ Locations

All meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at 2:00 p.m.

Microsoft Teams meeting

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Meeting ID: 281 052 561 174
Passcode: 2W49mQ

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