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Oklahoma State University

Elections

The Council consists of 27 representatives elected from the staff of the Oklahoma State University Stillwater campus. According to the SAC Constitution and Bylaws, one-third of the membership shall be elected each year.

Eligibility

OSU-Stillwater staff employed on a permanent basis (50 percent or more and benefits eligible) may be nominated for election to a seat on the Council. All nominations must have the consent of the nominee, and all nominations must be validated by the signature of the nominator and nominee.

Nomination Process

Nominations for the 2018 Election will be accepted in March/April of 2018. Nominations received after 5 p.m. on the last day will not be accepted and incomplete nominations will be disqualified by the Chair of the Rules & Procedures Committee.

Nominations of candidates for election must be made in writing at least fourteen days prior to the date annual elections open using the published forms. Self-nominations will be accepted, provided they are made on the appropriate form. All nominations must have the consent of the nominee and their supervisor; and all nominations must be validated by the signature of the nominator, the nominee, and the nominee’s supervisor.
 
The University President, Vice-Presidents, Associate Vice Presidents, Assistant Vice Presidents, faculty members, contractual labor, and student employees (including GRAs and GTAs) of the University shall not be eligible for election to the Council (as per SAC Constitution).

Voting

The 2017 elections were held April 24 - May 5, 2017. 

Only staff employed on a permanent basis (50 percent or more and benefits eligible) are entitled to vote in SAC elections.

The University President, Vice-Presidents, Associate Vice Presidents, Assistant Vice Presidents, faculty members, contractual labor, and student employees (including GRAs and GTAs) of the University may not vote in such elections.