Nominations are now open for Staff Senate!

Updated: Feb 14 2019

Are you interested in joining the current AppState staff senate? Nominations are now being accepted for Staff Senators.

Click here to make a nomination. Nominees will be notified via email in the coming weeks and self-nominations are encouraged!

Staff Senators build community, serve as an advocate for staff, are a resource within their division and department, engage with staff, and...

Save the Date! The 2nd Annual AppKIDS Superhero Run, Walk, or Fly 5K will be April 6, 2019.

Updated: Feb 14 2019


Register to Run, Walk, or Fly:

Volunteer for the event:

Staff Senate's annual Coat and Blanket drive is happening now through February 8!

Updated: Jan 22 2019

Staff Senate's annual Coat and Blanket drive is happening now through February 8. We're collecting new or gently used winter wear including coats, hats, scarves, and gloves. These donations will benefit the University Sustainability Free Store. We are also collecting old blankets, towels, and sheets to benefit the Watauga Humane Society. See the fliers below for donation locations.  


December 11, 2018 Staff Senate Meeting Canceled

Updated: Dec 10 2018

Due to the university being on Condition 2 tomorrow until 11AM, the December meeting of the Staff Senate is canceled. 

We hope to see everyone at the January 8 meeting from 1:30-3ish in 224 IG Greer. 

High Country Dining Passes Now on Sale!

Updated: Nov 19 2018

Contact a Senator below to purchase your High Country Dining Pass today!

Dining Passes are $40 and proceeds benefit Staff Senate Scholarships for staff and their dependents. Thank you for your support! 

See below for list of restaurants!




Heidi Campbell

Miles Annas

Tammie Gelderman



2018-2019 Staff Senate Goals & Initiatives

Updated: Sep 04 2018


Monthly reports from division Senators are being emailed to each staff member of Appalachian State.  In it, the division Senator will relay the highlights and announcements from the monthly Staff Senate meeting, including correspondence from Administration, and serve as a resource for each staff member to voice concerns, ask questions, and offer comments.

Please opt into the Staff Announcements group on to stay informed about relevant opportunities and notices intended specifically for staff on our campus. Staff Senate also welcomes direct...

Nominations for Senators Now Open

Updated: Feb 12 2018
Nominations are now being accepted for Staff Senators. Click here to make a nomination. Nominees will be notified via email in the coming weeks.
Staff Senators build community, serve as an advocate for staff, are a resource within their...

February Meeting, Feb. 13 at 1:30

Updated: Feb 06 2018

Join us for our February Staff Senate meeting on Feb. 13 at 1:30 pm. Our guest speaker will be Matthew Dockham with important legislative updates. We meet in IG Greer Room 224.

Spring 2018 Faculty and Staff Meeting

Updated: Jan 31 2018

Friday, February 2, 2018 at 2:00 pm in Parkway Ballroom (Room 420) of the Plemmons Student Union. A reception will follow in the Solarium.

Previous Staff Senate Scholarship Recipients

Updated: Dec 01 2017

Your purchase of a High Country Dining Pass enables us to provide scholarships to the following individuals. We are excited to announce the recipients of the 2017-2018 Staff Senate Scholarships. Congratulations to the 16 individuals listed below:

$200 Blair Berry

$400 Jacob Burleson

$200 Aneisy Cardo

$200 Zachary Jones

$400 Bridget McKinney

$200 Jennifer Moltz

$250 Jacob Price

$250 Jennifer Schlenker

$250 Jodi Schlenker

$250 Max Schlenker

$200 Jennifer Spink

$150 Chandler Stansberry


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If you know of a staff member who deserves additional praise for going above and beyond the realm of their job, SHOUT IT OUT HERE! 

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