Elections Committee

Committee Info

Committee Chair:
Sylvester Bowie
bowies@saclink.csus.edu 

Committee Meetings: as needed

Membership

The Elections Committee makes recommendations to the Faculty Senate in regard to the conduct of the elections and the interpretation of election procedures and results. It further develops efficient election control, and certify the results. The Committee makes recommendations to the Faculty Senate on voting eligibility as defined in the CSUS Faculty Constitution and Bylaws or in the case of contested elections.


Charge

A.  The Elections Committee shall initiate recommendations to the Faculty Senate in regard to the conduct of the elections and the interpretation of election procedures and results.  

B.  Shall develop efficient election control procedures in cooperation with the electing units.

C.  Shall certify the results.

D.  Shall make recommendations to the Faculty Senate on voting eligibility as defined in the CSUS Faculty Constitution and Bylaws or in the case of contested elections.

E.  Shall prepare and present an annual report to the Faculty Senate. 

Membership

A.  Voting Members

Five members of the Executive Committee

  • Vice-Chair of the Faculty Senate; and
  • Four At-Large members of the Executive Committee.

Term

A.  The term of appointment will be one year.

Officers

Chair

A.  The Chair of the Committee shall be the Vice Chair of the Faculty Senate.

B.  The term of office of the Chair shall be one year. The term shall begin at noon on the last day of the spring semester in which he or she is elected the Committee and shall end at noon on the last day of the spring semester of the following year.

C.  The Chair is responsible for establishing the agenda.

Operations

A.  This shall be a committee of the Faculty Senate, reporting to the Executive Committee.

B.  Issues to be addressed by the Committee may be referred by the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate.

Committee Meetings

A.  The Committee shall meet as needed.

B.  A quorum of the Committee shall be a majority of the voting members.  The Committee shall not officially take action in the absence of a quorum.

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