Our Mission

The CLAS Staff Council advocates for and promotes the interests of CLAS staff through professional development opportunities, building community, and serving in an advisory capacity to the Dean of CLAS in matters of staff interests and needs. Our goal is to promote a positive and collaborative work community. We strive to represent the voice of CLAS staff in college initiatives through education, advocacy, and outreach.

2023-2024 Meeting Schedule

CLAS Staff Council meets monthly on Monday from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm, and can be attended either in person or by Zoom, and are open to all CLAS staff. Once finalized, specific dates for each monthly meeting below will be included. Please email michelle.medal@ucdenver.edu to RSVP and receive meeting details. 

Monday, August 7, 2023

Monday, September 11, 2023

Monday, October 2, 2023

Monday, November 6, 2023

Monday, December 4, 2023

Monday, January 8, 2024

Monday, February 5, 2024

Monday, March 4 2024

Monday, April 1, 2024

Monday, May 6, 2024

Staff Council Participation

We encourage you to participate in the council by attending monthly meetings (all CLAS staff are welcome), serving as an ex oficio member this year, considering running for a spot on the council in next year's election, or all 3!


The election for 2023-2024 is over, but it may be possible for the council to take on ex oficio members for this 2023-2024. Please contact michelle.medal@ucdenver.edu, this year's council chair, if you're interested!

2024-2025 Election

Consider running for the council next year! Elections are held each spring in May. The strength and vitality of the council stems directly from the people who serve, and each additional perspective is greatly valued. Tentative 2024 election dates are below.

May 12                  Nominations open (candidates can self-nominate!)

May 22                  Nominations close

May 24                  Election voting opens

June 3                  Election voting closes

June 5                  Election results announced

July 1                   The council year begins