About CPC

Updated March 22, 2016

MISSION STATEMENT

The Classified Personnel Council serves to represent State Classified employees at Colorado State University by promoting, improving and protecting their role within the University system. Its elected members form a united voice on issues and decisions that directly affect State Classified employees of the University.

 

CSU DEPENDS ON THE CPC

Colorado State University (CSU) depends on a strong, dedicated, and informed Classified Personnel Council (CPC) to ensure state classified views, ideas, and concerns are represented in University decision-making. CSU also depends on the CPC to:

  • Disseminate information related to CSU and state classified employees
  • Review bills before the state legislature that impact the University community
  • Recognize and reward CSU employees
  • Host informational sessions and employee appreciation events
  • Research, review, and recommend ways to improve the work lives of CSU employees

2016 CPC Election Information

Become a Classified Personnel Council Representative

The Vice President for University Operations encourages you to apply for election to the Classified Personnel Council (CPC). Colorado State University depends on a strong, dedicated, and informed CPC to ensure State Classified views, ideas, and concerns are represented in University shared governance. The University depends on the CPC to:

  • Disseminate important information to State Classified and other CSU employees
  • Research, review, and recommend ways to improve the work lives of State Classified and other CSU employees
  • Review bills before the State Legislature that impact the university community
  • Recognize State Classified and other CSU employee accomplishments and contributions
  • Host informational sessions and employee appreciation events

Additional information about the Council can be found on the CPC website: http://cpc.colostate.edu

CPC Representatives are elected to serve a three-year term. Representatives elected in the spring of 2016 will begin their term effective July 1, 2016 and serve through June 30, 2019.

If you are interested in becoming a CPC Representative, please follow the self-nomination process outlined below. The deadline for completed nominations is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 25, 2016. Please direct all questions to the current CPC Chair, Stacey Baumgarn at Stacey.Baumgarn@colostate.edu or by phone, 970-491-0328.

SELF-NOMINATION PROCESS

  • Step 1 – Consider your current work load and availability. The term of service for CPC Representatives is three (3) years beginning July 1, 2016. Serving on the CPC may require ten (10) hours or more of your time per month. All CPC Representatives are required to attend Council meetings and serve on Council and University committees.
  • Step 2 – Verify your eligibility. All certified State Classified personnel, working half-time or more, who have been employed by Colorado State University for at least one year as State Classified employees (as of March 31, 2015) are eligible for membership (except employees of the Colorado State Governing Board or System’s Office).
  • Step 3 – Complete the nomination paperwork. Fill out a Prospective CPC Representative Form and write a Letter of Interest. The form can be downloaded here, or you can request one be mailed to you. The Letter of Interest (150 words or less) should include a short bio and explain why you want to become a CPC Representative.
  • Step 4 – E-mail, mail, or deliver the nomination paperwork to the Office of the Vice President for University Operations (VPUO) by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 25, 2016. Send to:
    • Attention: Erika Borges / Kellie Rainwater
    • Email: operations@colostate.edu
    • Physical address: 318 Administration Building
    • Mailing address: 6001 Campus Delivery
  • Step 5 – Receive confirmation. You will be contacted as soon as the election tellers have verified your eligibility and the completeness of your nomination paperwork. Your name will then be added to the official ballot, which, if necessary, will be mailed to all State Classified employees on March 30, 2016.

 

[Note: If the number of nominations received does not exceed the number of vacancies on the Council, those submitted may be appointed by the existing Council.]

 

If you have additional questions, please visit the CPC website at http://cpc.colostate.edu or contact the current CPC Chair, Stacey Baumgarn at Stacey.Baumgarn@colostate.edu or by phone, 970-491-0328.

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