2019-2020 University Staff Association Elections
Below are the nominees for each of the open positions on the University Staff Association Board for 2019-2020. Please access the online ballot to vote. Voting will close Friday, August 9, 2019.
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Carol Bates - I would like to be involved in UHCL activities and feel that serving on the USA Executive Board as Corresponding Secretary and representing the Office of the President will be an excellent an excellent opportunity.
Brittany Richardson - I am excited for the nomination and opportunity to run for the Alternate Treasurer position. My current position at UHCL is in Student Business Services and has been for 4 years. This position has given me 4 years of experience in the UHCL financial system as well as in journal entries and cash handling procedures. I would like to be more involved at UHCL and believe serving on the University Staff Association Executive Board would be a great start. I would be honored to serve as the 2019/2020 USA Treasurer Alternate.
Satya Sudha Gudipaty - It is with great excitement that I would be considered for the position of Alternate Treasurer. I work in the Department of Campus Operations at the Pearland location. What I like most about working for the University is that it provides me the opportunity to serve students, faculty and my community. I have experience in financial management, reconciliations and a positive customer service demeanor. Serving in this capacity will help to establish new working relationships with my fellow staff members at the UHCL campus.
Leigh Ann Shlefer - I have been employed at UHCL since 2007 and have been a member of the Office of
University Advancement since 2015, currently as the proposal writer and prospect researcher
for U.A.'s development team. I am also an alumna, having earned my MA in History in
My job in fundraising for the university connects to the function and purpose of PBC. For the past two years, I have served on PBC, first as alternate and then as USA rep. I would be honored to continue to serve the interests of UHCL's staff in the financial planning and budgeting for the university.
LeeAnn Wheelbarger - Always willing to serve in whatever capacity might be needed; being a part of the shared governance process is important to USA and UHCL.
Kim Edwards - Even though we have accomplished many tasks to make improvements to the UHCL campus, as it has been transitioning, there are still many outstanding items to be completed. Since I have served on the shared governance FSSC committee for several terms, I am familiar with the issues, can give viable feedback, and can propose ideas, which could be beneficial to all members of the UHCL community. I have been a strong spokesperson on behalf of staff and would like to continue to represent USA.
Debra Ross - Shared Governance is an opportunity for Staff to work with Faculty and Administration
to initiate and impact change in our community. I have represented USA as an active
and vocal member of FSSC for the past two terms and would like to see FSSC Sub-Committee
efforts in Signage, Parking and Traffic Safety, and Space Utilization efficiently
progress to achieving its goals. As FSSC Alternate, I promise to assure all USA members'
concerns and requests are addressed in a timely manner and I dedicate my time and
talent to support the elected FSSC Representatives, as requested.
Your vote will be greatly appreciated.
I want to serve on the USA board to give back to the university and staff, and to give them a voice for our concerns to be heard.
Christine Paul - Last year was my first time to do this and it was very rewarding to feel that I was helping university employees to enjoy time together.
Margaret Garcia - I would love to serve in this capacity to help in any way possible to organize future Staff events. I enjoy helping and volunteering whenever possible on the USA Board. I feel it is important to show our Staff that they are appreciated for all they do. Thank you for the nomination!