University Support Staff Senate

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Mission Statement
The mission of the University Support Staff Senate at Pittsburg State University is to represent the University Support Staff (as a whole) in all capacities, campaign for employee benefits, promote a gratifying work environment, and assist in achieving the University's mission.

Senate Officers 2023-2024

Cindy VanBecelaere, President
Tonya Pentola, President Elect
Barb Barto, Secretary
Michelle Hensley, Treasurer

Senate Roster 2022-2023

Meeting Dates for the Year 2023-2024

Meetings are held in Meadowlark or the Student Overman Center (unless otherwise noted) at 1:30 PM on the second Wednesday of the month. All university support staff are encouraged and welcome to attend.

August 9, 2023
September 13, 2023
October 11, 2023
November 8, 2023
December 13, 2023
January 10, 2024
February 14, 2024
March 13, 2024
April 10, 2024
May 8, 2024


We are still looking for applications for the EAC. If you know someone from PSU that is interested in representing all employees in SE Kansas, please have them apply. The application is on our website on the EAC page under Apply now. Employee Advisory Committee | State Employee Health Plan (  They are meeting next week. 

Jennifer Flory
State Employee Health Benefits Plan
State Employee Health Plan
State Self Insurance Plan


2024 VOYA Employee Recognition Nomination Form

Barbara Mccarley wins 2024 VOYA Award

Barbara is the Executive Assistant for the Student Success Center, and was selected as the recipient of the Voya Award in 2024. Congratulations, Barbara! 


Quick Links

Meeting Attendance Guides

Rotation List of Schools

Senate Handbook

Archived Minutes


August 10, 2022 - Minutes
September 14, 2022 - Minutes
October 12, 2022 - Minutes
November 9, 2022 - Minutes
December 14, 2022 - Minutes
January 11, 2023 - Minutes
February 8, 2023 - Minutes
March 8, 2023 - Minutes
April 12, 2023 - Minutes
May 10, 2023 - Minutes