University Staff Senate


The University Staff Senate serves on behalf of all permanent represented and non-represented University Staff, temporary employees and project appointment employees at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. All members of the represented and non-represented University Staff and recurring temporary employees are eligible for membership in USS.

Stephanie Shipp

Stephanie Shipp (Residence Life)
Administrative Support (2020-23)
[ Vice-Chair ]

Jody Sather

Jody Sather (Psychological Sciences)
Administrative Support (2021-24)
[ Chair ]


Jason Meyer (Residence Life)
Blue Collar (2022-25)

Matt Quade

Matthew Quade (Central Receiving/Postal Svcs)
Blue Collar (2020-23)
[ Treasurer ]


Deb Martin (University Center)
Crafts/Technical/Law Enforcement/Security (2020-23)

Greg Wertheimer

Greg Wertheimer (Purchasing Services)
Fiscal and Staff Services (2022-25)


Brandon Meyer (College of Business and Economics)
Member-At-Large (2022-25)
[ Secretary ]

Deb Schwab

Deb Schwab
Chancellor's Office Liaison

Jackie Bennett Photo

Jackie Bennett (Residence Life)
Supervisory and Human Resources (2021-24)





Brian Monpetit (Building Maintenance)
Member-at-Large (2021-24)

Representation is based on the following University Staff constituency groups:    

  • Administrative Support (2)   
  • Blue Collar (2)
  • Crafts/Technical/Law Enforcement/Security (1)
  • Fiscal & Staff Services (1)
  • Supervisory/Human Resources (1)
  • Member-At-Large (2)

Elected members serve a three-year term beginning in June. Release time is granted by the chancellor.

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University Staff Senate

Jody Sather
Chair, University Staff Senate