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Officers and Executive Board

The Staff Senate elects officers each spring to serve for the upcoming year.

Staff Senate officers, 2023-2024

LaTawnya Burleson

LaTawnya Burleson
Phone: 540-231-6381
Division of Information Technology (0169)

Callan Bartel headshot

Vice President
Callan Bartel
Phone: 540-231-8688


Kari Evans
Phone: 540-231-7784
Division of Human Resources (0318)

photo of Parliamentarian, Frank Kerr

Frank Kerr

Robert Sebek, Board of Visitors

Serena Young headshot

Past President
Serena Young
Phone: 540-231-9532
University Ombuds Office (0566)

Committees, Chairs

photo of communications chair, Denise Crawford

Denise Crawford, Chair
Phone: 540-231-3852
Division of Human Resources

Tasia Persson, Chair
Phone: 540-231-6779
College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

photo of elections and nominations chair, Amy Ingram

Amy Ingram, Chair
Phone: 540-231-3066
School of Education (0302)

photo of McComas Leadership Seminar Planning Chair, Nikki Gland-Turpin

Nikki Gland-Turpin, Chair
Phone: 540-231-2190

Amber Robinson headshot

Amber Robinson, Chair
Phone: 540-231-7515
Dean of Science (0405)


2023-2024 Executive Board (senate officers and committee chairs)

The Executive Board of the senate meets monthly to discuss items of importance to all classified and university staff and non-student wage employees and to set the agenda for Staff Senate meetings.