The Staff Senate shall be the representative body of staff to serve the following objectives and purposes:
To foster a spirit of unity and cooperation as a participant along with Faculty Senate and Student
Senate in College governance.
To serve as an active communication link for meaningful information exchange between staff and
administration relative to issues of mutual concern.
To provide open meetings to express, propose, represent, investigate, and debate issues. The staff
senate, acting as an official and responsible voice in College governance, will recommend action on
issues which receive majority approval of the senators.
To advise the President with regard to working conditions and employment practices, including
recognition, compensation and other pertinent issues.
To promote awareness of opportunities and encourage staff involvement in the activities and
operation of the College.
2013-2014 STAFF SENATORS
Katie Peterson President (Academic Support)
Kari Rustand (Academic Support)
Jenny Wolf Vice President (Institutional Support)
Rita Ann Deichert (Institutional Support)
Leah Windnagle (Student Services)
Tara Irgens (Auxiliary Services)
Holly Cummins (Auxiliary Services)
Ed Strickland (Campus Services)
Tina Stewart (TRAIN ND)
Christine Christensen (Faculty Representative)