UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

USS Members

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.

Current Senate Members
  • Administrative Support - Connie Fassino (2015-2018) & Heather Wittkopf (2016-2017)
  • Blue Collar – Greg Elliott (2016-2019) & Melissa (Missy) Davis (2014-2017)      
  • Crafts/Technical/Law Enforcement/Security – Linda Matzek (2014-2017)      
  • Fiscal & Staff Services – Robert Rust (2016-2019)
  • Supervisory/Human Resources – Kathy Young (2015-2018)
  • Member-at-Large - Helen Spasojevich (2016-2019) & Deb Toftness (2015-2018)
  • Chancellor's Office Liaison (non-voting) – Deb Schwab

 

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.

2016-17 Officers:
 

President: Kathy Young
Vice-President: Robert Rust
Treasurer: Heather Wittkopf
Secretary: Helen Spasojevich