Organization representatives serve one or more organizations in the University's departmental hierarchy. Each organization is tasked with nominating and electing their councilors. Organization reps serve alongside function representatives, who represent specific job functions. All together there are 55 councilors that serve on Staff Council. For councilors representing multiple organizations, click the councilor's name to see the full list of organization names.

Organization Representatives

Mike Weaver
Research and Oakdale Campus
Orgs: 04, 40
335-2453
John Laverty
President, Provost, OSC, & Counsel
Orgs: 01, 02, 06, 09, 35
335-0097
Denny Crall
Information Technology Services
Org 43
335-5929
Sally Fisher
College of Medicine, ICTS
Orgs: 17, 21
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Hygienic Labs
Org 90
335-4455
Jeri King
Finance and Operations
Org 05
335-1247
Heather Mineart
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Org 11
335-1688
H Pedelty
University Libraries
Org 33
335-5913
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College of Dentistry
Org 13
335-7151
Ted Potter
College of Law
Org 16
335-9017
Gayle Robertson
College of Public Health
Org 20
335-8506
Linda Varvel
College of Engineering
Org 15
335-3511
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Graduate College, Continuing Ed.
Orgs: 29, 30, 39
335-2035
Matt Watson
VP for Medical Affairs...
Orgs: 03, 65, 93, 80, 85, 80, 70
356-0034
Linda Wier Jacobi
College of Nursing
Org 18
353-4806
Tabitha Wiggins
Student Services, Student Health
Orgs: 49, 92
335-3059
Julia Woodiwiss
College of Pharmacy
Org 19
335-8794
Kevin Zihlman
Athletics
Org 08
335-9598

Vacancies

The Staff Council has the following organization representative vacancies:

  • College of Business
  • College of Education

These vacancies will be filled according to the Staff Council Bylaws:

In the event of an Organizational Unit Category representative vacancy during the year, the Organizational Unit Category's shared governance process will determine selection of the new representative and communicate according to paragraph h.
- Staff Council Bylaws Article XV, paragraph o (2)