Staff Assembly Nominations 2021 – General Election

It is time for the nomination process to begin for opening positions.  Our By-laws state that officers of the Assembly, except the Chair, shall be elected by the delegates at the first regular fall meeting of each year. The Chair-Elect will assume the position of Chair upon the election of the other officers.

A full description of the duties and responsibilities, qualifications, and time commitment required for each position are linked below.

Descriptions for Open Positions


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The Vice-Chairperson shall serve as Chairperson of the Campus Chairs Committee and is a member of the Executive Committee. The Vice-Chairperson shall conduct meetings and represent the UNC Staff Assembly in the absence of the Chairperson. 

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The Secretary is responsible for the official communication of the Executive Committee, Executive and full-body minutes, announcements, and the business of the UNC Staff Assembly and Executive Committee. The Secretary communicates Executive Committee business to delegates and the University staff through appropriate means.

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The Parliamentarian shall advise the presiding officer on points of order and parliamentary inquiries and delegates on all matters of the parliamentary procedure according to the most recent published version of Robert’s Rules of Order. The Parliamentarian will provide advice on conducting meetings according to the UNC Staff Assembly bylaws and procedures. 

At-Large Delegate (2 positions)
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The At-Large Delegate shall attend all Executive Committee and UNC Staff Assembly meetings and stay abreast of all UNC Staff Assembly activities during his/her term. At-Large Delegates will be assigned by the UNC Staff Assembly Chair to serve on Ad Hoc committee(s) as required for the duration of their term in office.

Length of Term

All officers serve two years from the date of election or until their successors are elected.

No officer shall hold more than one office at a time.

Nominations Deadline

Monday, October 1, 2021

Please submit your nominations using the nomination form located below.

After nominations are received, nominees will be asked to submit a brief paragraph or personal statement about themselves and why they want to serve in the indicated position. These statements will be posted on the website for the Assembly body to review before our October meeting.

Individuals being considered for a position on the Staff Assembly must consent and receive approval from their supervisor before a nominee’s name is placed on the ballot by signing and having their supervisor sign the Consent to Serve form.

If you have any questions regarding the nomination process or if you would like more information about any position, please reach out to the Nominations Committee.

Thank you,

UNC Staff Assembly Nominations Committee

Helen DiPietro Trina Gregory Hector Molina Joyce Shaw Tarina Whitfield Velappan Velappan
Delegate & Chair Delegate & Chair Delegate & Chair Delegate Technology Officer & Delegate Parliamentarian


Nominations accepted: August 2, 2021 – October 1, 2021
Please click on the nominate yourself or a colleague using the nomination form.

Related Documents

Consent To Serve Form