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Want to get involved in OP Staff Assembly?

Would you like to make a difference in the culture and climate at UCOP? Help plan fun activities for the staff? Get to know more of your fellow staff members?

If so, consider getting involved in OP Staff Assembly (OPSA). Members elected to the OPSA Steering Committee serve a two-year term, and the application process for new committee members opens on Wednesday, May 18. To find out more before applying, come to one of two informational brown bags:

DATE: Monday, May 9
TIME: 12 – 1 p.m.
LOCATION: Kaiser 512

DATE: Tuesday, May 10
TIME: 12 – 1 p.m.
LOCATION: Franklin 5320

Applications will be available on the OPSA website beginning Monday, May 16. They will be accepted beginning Wednesday, May 18, and must be submitted no later than Friday, June 3.

Elections for the committee positions will take place from June 15 to June 27, with OP staff voting. The two-year term for new candidates will begin July 13.

Examples of activities that OPSA committee members have been involved in during the past year:

  • Mardi Gras Mixer
  • Earth Day festivities at UCOP
  • 2015 Staff Engagement Survey Focus Groups
  • Communications Advisory Subcommittee for cross-collaboration between OP staff and internal communications
  • “Celebrating Our Community” series on Link

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact one of the OPSA Communications co-chairs: Kay Francesca Coelho at or Emma Sebastian at

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