View Bill 21-22-36

Senate Bill 21-22-36

Bill ID: 21-22-36
Name: 2022 Council of University System Staff Elections
Proposed: 03/31/2022
Sponsor: Staff Affairs Committee
Proposal: Every two years, the Staff Affairs Committee conducts elections for the campus representatives to the Council of University System Staff (CUSS). CUSS is an important part of the shared governance structure of the University System of Maryland (USM), and its members can influence important issues that directly impact staff. CUSS consists of elected representatives from all USM institutions and is charged with advising the Chancellor and the Board of Regents on a variety of matters.


Status: Completed
Completed On: 09/07/2022


Reviewed By: Senate
Received: 08/31/2022
Decision Date: 09/07/2022
Actions: The report was presented to the Senate as an informational item.
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Reviewed By: Senate Executive Committee (SEC)
Received: 08/12/2022
Decision Due By: 08/22/2022
Actions: The SEC voted to place the memo on the September 7, 2022 as an informational item.
Next Step: Senate Review
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Reviewed By: Staff Affairs Committee
Received: 04/28/2022
Decision Date: 05/31/2022
Actions: The 2022 CUSS candidacy period dates are as follows:
Candidacy: April 28 - May 11
Voting: May 16 - May 27

On April 28, the Senate Office emailed all eligible staff members with information about the CUSS elections. Fourteen candidates stood for election. Three were elected as primary representatives, three as alternates. Their two-year terms begin in August 2022.

The Staff Affairs Committee will send a memo communicating the election results to the SEC for Senate consideration.
Next Step: SEC Review
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