2023 General Election 

The LSU Staff Senate acceped nominations for staff to run in the Spring 2023 General Election. Staff elected will fill (term) expiring or vacant seats. The term of office is one to three years depending on whether the seat available is vacant or is expiring at the end of June 2023. More information is listed below about senator duties, seats available, the timeline for the election, how to file for candidacy, and candidate statements. If you have any questions, please call 225-578-8566 or email staffsen@lsu.edu.

Senator Duties

  • Senators are appointed to a full three-year term or to fill a vacancy that has less than three years
  • Senators shall attend an orientation meeting
  • Senators are expected to attend general monthly meetings
  • Senators shall serve on at least two Senate committees  
  • Senators shall make themselves known to their constituents, indicate how they can be contacted, listen to staff concerns and suggestions and communicate both to Staff Senate, as well as provide information on issues that affect staff to constituents
  • Senators must help keep their constituents well-informed of the work of the Senate
  • Senators shall represent all staff (Senators are not elected to represent a school, department, or specific area)
Seats Available in Groups
Other Academic


1 Seat available for a 2-Year Term



10 Seats available for a 3-Year Term

3 Vacant Seats available for a 2-Year Term

1 Vacant Seat available for a 1-Year Term


(Clerical/Secretarial, Technical/Paraprofessional, Skilled Crafts and Service/Maintenance)

5 Seats available for a 3-Year Term 

3 Vacant seats available for a 2-Year Term 

Timeline (Amended)
  • March 24:  Deadline for receipt of nomination forms (EXTENDED FROM MARCH 17)
  • March 31:  Deadline for nominees to withdraw from election
  • April 6:  Ballots distributed to staff
  • April 18:  Deadline for receipt of completed ballots
  • April 19:  The Executive Committee will tabulate the votes and notify the nominees. In cases where there are only as many candidates in a category as vacancies, the candidates will be declared elected without opposition. 
To file for candidacy, please complete and return the Declaration of Candidacy Form by clicking on the link below and send to the Staff Senate Office located in room 330 Thomas Boyd Hall or scan and email the completed form to staffsen@lsu.edu no later than March 24, 2023.
Candidate Statements - 2 Year Term
Candidate Statements - 3 Year Term
Declaration of Candidacy Form (Closed)

*Newly elected Staff Senators will be invited to attend the last meeting of the 2022-2023 year on June 21. Term officially begins on July 1, 2023*