Elections for the first slate of staff representatives for the University Budget Advisory Council will be held between September 6 and September 19, 2019. Any University employee may nominate a staff member to sit for these elections, provided that the staff member in question is not a member of the University's Leadership Team. All full-time University employees are eligible to vote in the election.
Nominations are due by August 30, 2019. Nominees will have the opportunity to confirm their candidacies, and submit supporting information including a one-paragraph description of their interest in the position and an updated photograph. These supporting materials are due by September 4, 2019.
On September 6, 2019, every University employee will receive an email with a link to an election ballot. Votes will be kept confidential. Each University employee may vote for between zero and six candidates, with no candidate receiving more than one vote per employee.
At the conclusion of the elections on September 19, representatives of the Office of the Provost and the Office of Marketing Communications will meet and review the election results. The top two recipients of votes will be elected to terms of three years. The next two highest recipients of votes will be elected to terms of two years. The fifth- and sixth-highest recipients of votes will be elected to terms of one year each.
Looking towards the future, all staff elections to UBAC will be for three-year terms. Upon formation of a University Staff Assembly, or similar such governing body, responsibility for designation of staff representatives to UBAC may transfer to this governing body.