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Staff Senate Candidates Announced; Voting Starts Monday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 17, 2014) — Voting in the University of Kentucky Staff Senate election will begin on Monday, April 21, and will run through Friday, May 2. Candidates are listed below. 

Candidates’ platform statements and photos will be available to view at the online voting site.  Visit the Staff Senate website at to access the URL to vote beginning Monday, April 21.

Inquiries on the election may be directed to Mike Adams, election chair or Holly Jones Clark, Staff Senate office coordinator. All UK employees are encouraged to exercise their right to vote and determine who will represent them at the flagship university of the Commonwealth.   

The UK Staff Senate announces the following candidates: 

President’s Sector

  • Darlene Hisel
  • Karen Jackson

EVPFA’s Sector

No candidates this term

EVPHA’s Sector

  • Nicole Garlin

Provost’s Sector

  • Melissa Barger
  • Edward Brown
  • Gary Case
  • Tom Collins
  • Diana Doggett
  • Jonathan Gent
  • David Gillespie
  • Laura Hall
  • Orvis Kean
  • Ann Livingstone
  • Troy Martin
  • Karen Michul
  • Terry Olson
  • Covetta Ramey
  • Ben Rice
  • George Scott
  • Erin Short
  • Pam Sigler
  • Jeff Spradling
  • Nancy Taylor
  • Melissa Wilkeson