Greetings from the University Staff Advisory Council!

May Meeting Highlights

  • Nathan Green, Vice Chancellor for Government and Community Relations shared interesting insights about his division and the work they are doing in Washington D.C. and at the state and local levels.

  • Kelsey Bahadursignh, Assistant Director for Audit, Risk, & Compliance described how the office is a collaborative partner serving as a catalyst for enhancing the University’s ability to deliver the highest quality education, promote groundbreaking research, and serve our local, national, and global communities.

  • Stacey Bonner, Wellbeing Manager, let us know Fidelity offers several benefits for staff, including Women Talk Money, offered the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 1 p.m. ET. Register online. Their Workplace Financial Consultants are available for individual appointments. Call 800-642-7131 to schedule a meeting.

    Congratulations to our elected USAC 2022-23 leadership team!

    • President: Amanda Harding, Office of Digital Education
    • Vice President/ President Elect: Adam McKeever-Burgett, School of Engineering
    • Secretary: Lynn Maddox, Government and Community Relations
    • Treasurer: LaDonna Smith, Biological Sciences


    Join Us Wednesday, May 18, 2022

    Rand Dining Center Terrace at 9:00 a.m.

    Open to all staff, this is a great way to connect and network with others around campus. Stop by and grab a cup of coffee on USAC!

    Spring Staff Assembly
    Join us for the Spring Staff Assembly on May 23, 2022.

    Donations go to the Employee Hardship Fund

    When you donate, we welcome you to let us know in the note why that date is important.
    If you are experiencing a temporary hardship due to a significant life event, you may qualify for the employee hardship fund. Visit the Hardship Fund website for eligibility criteria.  
    Meet a Member:
    LaDonna Smith
    Administrative Officer, 
    Department of Biological Sciences

    For Shore's full feature, and to connect with USAC representatives from around the university, visit our Blog.

    To register for these events, please email

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    Whether you are working from home or are back on campus, know that USAC remains committed to being a champion for staff, and our digital door is always open.  Do not hesitate to share your feedback or experiences via or via our anonymous form.

    All are welcome! USAC Meetings are held from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on the second Tuesday of each month and are always open to staff members served by the council.
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