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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.

The seats of current members who resign during the year will be filled by appointment, as per SAC Bylaws. Interested staff members may fill out a Vacancy Appointment Request Form.

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 nominee and supervisor.

Nomination Process

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 are accepted.

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).

Nominees must agree to uphold the Duties and Responsibilities of Members. Please review the Member Information and Responsibilities page.

Member Information & Responsibilities

Vacancy Appointment Request

Outside of the normal election cycle, employees who are eligible to fill a seat on the Staff Advisory Council may be appointed to fill a vacancy. Interested staff members may submit a request using the form below. If no vacancy is available, their request will be held until a current member resigns.

Vacancy Appointment Request Form

Voting

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.