Staff Senate

The staff senate shall function as the official body responsible for ascertaining and relaying the advice and opinions of the Staff at Lamar Institute of Technology. The Staff Senate shall be charged with the responsibility of providing the administration with a consensus of Staff employees’ opinions and recommendations on all matters of employee relations and special areas of concern to include, but not be limited to the following:
            A. Admission, registration, and graduation procedures
            B. Staff development programs, staff training
            C. Staff retirement, insurance, and benefits
            D. Staff salary, promotion, evaluation, and termination
            E. Staff recognition and awards
            F. Budget concerns

2023 - 2024 Staff Senate Members

President - Angela Clark
Vice President - Cathy Falb
Secretary - Rocio Flores
Treasurer - Monica Pier 
Parliamentary (non-voting) - VACANT
Past President (non-voting) - VACANT
Representative - Ashleigh Bordeman
Representative - Chelsea Graves
Representative - Jamarcus Corks
Representative - Robin Clements
Representative - Stephanie Finley
Representative - Sherri Anderson
Representative - Hind Masoud
Representative - Jonathon Beritiech
Representative - Tammie Rossi

Suggestions, comments or concerns can be sent to or submited annonymously via google form.

Meeting Schedule
September 19, 2023 February 20, 2024 May 14, 2024
October 17, 2023 March 19, 2024 June 18, 2024
November 14, 2023 April 16, 2024 July 16, 2024
Senate elections shall be held in June in each department under the supervision of the Committee on Nominations. Full-time (benefit eligible) non-executive staff members below the rank of Assistant Vice-President, excluding Academic Department Chairs, may be eligible to vote if they have completed six months service at Lamar Institute of Technology prior to June 1. These eligible voters shall constitute the voting staff. Elections will be determined by a simple majority vote.

Candidates running for President must have served at least one year on the Staff Senate as an officer or representative.
Term of Office
Newly elected officers will serve for two years.  Terms will begin the first regularly scheduled meeting of the Fall semester after election, through August 31st two years later.

A department representative may serve three consecutive terms. After a lapse of one year, that same individual is again eligible for election as a representative.

The Member at Large/Past President is required to serve a one year term and may, at their discretion, voluntarily serve a second year.
Staff Senate Officers
Vice President
Full-time (benefit eligible) staff members below the rank of Associate Vice-President, excluding Academic Department Chairs, may be eligible to serve as an officer or representative if they have completed one year service at Lamar Institute of Technology prior to June 1.