Frequently Asked Questions
UPDATE IN PROGRESS
Q. Who can be a member of Staff Council?
A. The UAF Staff Council of the University of Alaska Fairbanks shall be composed of representative members of the classified and non-classified constituents who shall be elected for two year staggered terms by permanent full-time and permanent part-time non-faculty, non-student employees. University employees who hold executive appointments shall be excluded from representation by the UAF Staff Council.
Q. What can Staff Council do for me?
A. The members of Staff Council are the voice for non-represented staff across the UAF community. Staff Council acts as a change agent and brings concerns and issues up for consideration. Staff Council is an opportunity to get to know fellow employees across the campus through Staff Council committees that you might not work with otherwise.
Q. What is Staff Council?
Q. How much time commitment is expected?
Q. If I join Staff Council, do I have to use vacation or annual leave to account for time at meetings?
Q. What is the term limit for a Council member?
Q. How often does Staff Council meet?
Q. Do all Council members serve on a committee?
Q. What does the Constitution and Bylaws entail?
Q. Where can I go if I have questions or concerns about rumors, clarify misconceptions and clear up any misunderstandings about UAF?
A. You can go to the UAF Grapevine website it was created to improve communication between the administration and UAF students, staff and faculty.
Q.Can anyone listen or attend Staff Council Meetings?
Q. When is the Staff Council calendar distributed? What do the old calendars look like?