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Staff Assembly Executive Board Elections

Elections for positions on the UCR Staff Assembly Executive Board take place during Spring quarter of each academic year, with the winners announced during the Spring General Meeting.

Elections will be open from Monday, May 4 through 5 p.m. on Friday, May 8. Staff eligible to vote will receive an email with a custom link to the ballot.

Election Schedule

  • Monday, April 27 - Deadline to nominate someone for a board position
  • Monday, April 27 - Deadline for candidate to accept nomination and submit application
  • Monday, May 4 to Friday, May 8 - Election is open via email link
  • Wednesday, May 13 - New board announced at Spring General Meeting

All executive board positions are one-year-appointments, with the exception of the vice president/president-elect, who will become president of the organization the 2021-22 year and Immediate Past President the 2022-23 year. Incumbents must run again if they wish to serve an additional term. Candidates may run as Co-Directors for all Director Positions and should submit one application. The available positions are:

  • Vice President/President Elect (Must be a non-represented employee).
  • Director of Events
  • Director of Communications
  • Director of Fundraising
  • Director of Outreach
  • Director of Involvement and Recognition
  • Director of Professional Development
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary

The position descriptions can be found here.

Questions about Elections?

Vice President/President-Elect
Dennis McIver
E-mail: Dennis.McIver@ucr.edu
Tel: (951) 827-5281


Candidate Eligibility

All candidates for positions on the executive board will be vetted by Human Resources to ensure their eligibility. This review will be conducted in the strictest confidence.

All candidates must meet the criteria set forth in Section 3 of the Staff Assembly guidelines.

Any career staff employee who has completed one year of employment at UCR, and who has successfully completed a review by Human Resources (outlined herein below) is eligible to serve as an officer of the Staff Assembly; however, the positions of President, Vice-President (President-Elect) and Immediate Past President may only be held by a non-represented employee.

The Human Resources review process is designed to ensure that all candidates must be employees in good standing with the University in order to run for Staff Assembly. Human Resources will review the list of nominees, and indicate if any of the candidates are ineligible to serve for the following reasons:

1) going through severe disciplinary action,
2) have received performance review marks of anything below "Successfully Meets Performance Expectations" in the two years prior to running, etc.

NOTE: If the employee has not been working at UCR for more than one year, she/he is still eligible to serve, provided that no disciplinary concerns or less than "Successfully Meets Performance Expectations" scores exist on any existing reviews.