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Election Open! Cast Your Votes by Thursday

Vote in the Classified Senate Election

The time has come again to vote for new Senators and Officers to the De Anza College Classified Senate. It is essential to have a cohesive senate leadership to make our voice heard in the shared governance process. Your visionary leadership actions are necessary to implement changes to our college culture and processes. Vote to make your choices for classified colleagues to lead and represent classified professionals. The election closes this Thursday, June 16, at 8 a.m.

Many of you have expressed the need to change and improve our culture and process. This is your chance to do something about it and get involved in the shared governance process, and the Classified Senate is an excellent place to begin. Your involvement with a participatory committee broadens your knowledge of our institution and creates a stronger sense of connection to it and your colleagues. Let us influence the change.

Vacant Voting Positions in this Election

  • Classified Senate President (July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023) 

  • Classified Senate President-Elect (July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023) 

  • Secretary (July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023) 

  • Treasurer (July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023) 

  • Communications Officer (July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023) 

  • Senator Lead - Equity & Engagement Area of Focus - 2 Year Term (July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2024); 1 Seat Available 

  • Senator Lead - Planning & Budgeting Area of Focus - 2 Year Term (July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2024); 1 Seat Available

  • Senator Lead - Operational & Facilities Area of Focus - 2 Year Term (July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2024); 1 Seat Available 

  • Senator Lead - Student Services & Technology Area of Focus - 2 Year Term (July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2024); 1 Seat Available

  • Senator Designee - Planning & Budgeting Area of Focus - 2 Year Term; 1 Seat Available

  • Senator Designee - Operational & Facilities Area of Focus - 2 Year Term; 2 Seats Available 

Vote by Thursday, June 16 at 8 a.m.

Learn more about vacant positions on this page.

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Vacant Positions


About Our Elections

Each spring, a Classified Senate Election Committee is formed by direction of the outgoing Classified Senate President to elect Executive Council members and Senators in sections where a senate term has expired.

Nominations 

Please consider nominating your fellow classified staff for a position as a member of the Executive Council or as a Senator.

Process

  • Once nominated and confirmed as a candidate for a position, our elections will open.
  • Election to a Classified Senate office shall be by simple majority of the votes cast.
  • If no candidate receives a simple majority of the votes cast, a special election shall be held to decide between the two (2) candidates receiving the highest number of votes for that office.
  • Announcement of the election results will be made within two (2) working days of the election closing.
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