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Deadline this Friday for declaring your candidacy for OP Staff Assembly

2013-14 OPSA steering committee

The 2013-14 OP Staff Assembly steering committee will replace six of its current members in elections to be held June 16 to 27. If you’re interested in running, submit your candidacy by June 6.

Have you ever thought about running for OP Staff Assembly Steering Committee, the all-volunteer group that works to foster communication between staff and leadership?

If so, now is the time to act. The steering committee is seeking staff members to run for six open seats. All career staff are eligible to be candidates in the election, which will be held from Monday, June 16, through Friday June 27.

Here are just a handful of OP Staff Assembly’s many accomplishments this year:

Check out the OP Staff Assembly website (see bottom left) for more information, including candidacy forms. Be sure to submit your form no later than Friday, June 6, to

The term is two years, beginning July 1, 2014, and the required time commitment is a minimum of one hour per month at the lunchtime monthly meeting. But there are opportunities to take on larger responsibilities, including planning programs and projects or doing communications. It’s a good idea for you to discuss the time commitment with your supervisor.

More details on the election and how to vote will be announced in Link in the coming weeks.

The OP Staff Assembly is affiliated with the Council of UC Staff Assemblies (CUCSA), the systemwide staff group that works on behalf of all staff within and across the UC community.

Key dates:

  • Friday, June 6: Deadline to submit candidacy forms
  • June 16 to 27: Election period for online voting

For more details, check the Staff Assembly website, or feel free to contact a current Steering Committee member to discuss your questions about OPSA and what it is like to participate.

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