We, the staff of South Georgia State College, find it to be both desirable and beneficial to draw together into a unified body in order to serve a common goal, address concerns with our peers, and communicate together with a single, strong voice. To that end we declare ourselves to be the Staff Council of South Georgia State College.
The purpose of the Staff Council of South Georgia State College is as follows:
1. Provide a sounding board whereby mutual concerns may be identified and presented to the Cabinet effectively
2. Secure greater staff participation in the decision-making process of the college
3. Recognize and encourage excellence of performance among staff members
4. Pursue fair and impartial treatment of all staff, regardless of position, including equitable work conditions and standards
5. Support and enhance the overall mission of the college
Staff council meetings are open to all staff members. We encourage attendance and participation from all areas.
Please refer to the calendar below for upcoming meeting and event information.
LaToya Curtis, Chair
“It is truly an honor to be part of a group that will serve as a united voice and advocate on issues that directly affect the staff here at South Georgia State College. As your Chair of this newly formed group, the staff council representatives and I are very dedicated to providing service and fostering effective communication within the college community to make South Georgia State College the best place to work for all employees.”
Hannah Watson, Vice Chair
"I am happy to be part of a team that will stand up for the needs of the staff at South Georgia State College. As the only representative from the Waycross Campus I feel that it is important to be the voice of the staff on this campus. As a member of this group I will do my best to represent the staff members of the Waycross Campus superlatively."
Tominica Pines, Secretary
“I am thankful for this opportunity to serve on the Staff Council for SGSC. I look forward to sharing ideas and being a voice for the staff community on campus.”
Becky Wehmeier, Parliamentarian
“I enjoy working with faculty and staff alike to brainstorm new ideas and ways to show others that we care about SGSC and its future. We are one staff council, helping one college to come together as one community of people sharing issues and concerns that will help in the decision making process to better improve the environment in which we are a part. We strive to achieve that ‘one voice’ in our efforts to create a continuously improved atmosphere where students are helped efficiently, business is conducted fairly, and each individual who is an intricate part of SGSC feels valued.”
"Being a part of SGSC's Staff Council has been great. I enjoy meeting with people from various departments and hearing their opinions. It is an honor to be selected to be a representative."
"I am the Enrollment Services Advisor for the Entry Program in Valdosta. I'm a native of Valdosta, GA and worked for the Lowndes County Magistrate Court for 35 years before beginning at South Georgia State College in August 2016. It is an honor and privilege to be appointed to serve on the Staff Council Executive Board."
"It gives me great pleasure to serve as a member of the Staff Council team here at South Georgia State College. As a Staff Council member, I am willing to carry out the duties given unto me so that I can work towards making a difference at South Georgia State College."
"I am excited to be apart of staff council being a new professional in this field. All of my experience is student based, and I think this is a great opportunity to be a positive force on the faculty and staff side."
2017 Staff Council Toy and Food Drive
2017 Halloween Door Decor Contest
1st Place - Waycross Stem Center
2nd place - Registrar and Financial Aid Department
3rd place - Douglas IIT Department
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