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Staff Assembly Leadership Opportunities

If you are interested in getting involved with the Staff Assembly, we are looking to fill certain committee positions, as well as one Staff Regent position. Please see below for more information:

Staff Regent – This is chance to be one of two Staff Regents representing the Staff Assembly on the Board of Regents for a term of three years. Staff Regents will have a chance to interact with university leaders, representing and addressing concerns and issues appropriate to the Staff Assembly mission. For more information, please find the application and more information on the Staff Assembly website at  Applications due Wednesday December 3rd, 2014. One position vacant.

University Budget Committee –  The University Budget Committee (UBC) is an advisory committee to the Vice President for Finance. The Vice President for Finance, who serves as Chairperson of the Committee, is a member ex officio as are all the vice presidents with operating responsibilities. In recognition of the importance of the annual operating budget, and the goal to be collaborative and transparent in its preparation, the University Budget Committee plays an important role. There is one position vacant, serving a term of three years.  The responsibilities of the UBC include, but are not limited to:
Develop a general understanding at a high level of the Operating Budget of the University, including understanding its major sources and concentrations of revenue, expenses and expense trends, and overall financial sustainability; receive regular updates on the financial performance of the University against the current operating budget; review and comment on the primary, high level, revenue and expense assumptions that drive the budget including, but not limited to, student headcount and credit generation, pricing, inflationary matters, overall compensation pools, reserves, and contingencies and to provide input on short-term and long-term budget strategies that seek to provide stability in the University’s budget and seek to maintain necessary financial and operating ratios for rating agency purposes. ** As representatives of various other governance groups (Faculty Senate, Faculty Assembly, Staff Assembly, and GSBA), report back to those groups as to the information shared and deliberated by the UBC.  If you are interested in applying for this position ( a three year term), please send a resume and a one page letter explaining your interest in this committee by Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014. One position vacant.

University Benefits and Compensation Committee
This committee works on university benefits and compensation issues. This committee works closely with the university Benefits Manager, as well as the Staff Assembly Executive Council,  to ensure staff members have all the necessary information regarding compensation and benefits.  This is a three year term. If you are interested in applying, please send a resume and a one page letter explaining your interest in this committee by Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014.  One position vacant.

Please direct all applications to Jeff Geldien, President of the Staff Assembly, at, or Law School, AD Box 90. Please indicate which leadership opportunity you are applying for.

Visit the Video Archive link on the left to catch up on previous meetings.

Executive Council Meetings: 2014-15 Meeting Schedule (dates and location are subject to change)

First and third Wednesdays each month
    11:00 am-12:00 pm
    1898 Room on first Wednesday
    Rotating location on third Wednesday

Upcoming Service Opportunities:

Click here to visit the Center for Community Action and Service-Learning (CCASL) website for upcoming service opportunities.

Staff Assembly

Staff Assembly President
Jeff Geldien
Director of Development and Alumni Relations
Gonzaga University School of Law
Law 465
Ext. 6121
AD Box 90