The Radford University Staff Senate was created in 1995 to give classified staff a voice in the governance of Radford University. Staff Senate meetings are open to the university community and are usually held on the third Thursday of each month beginning at 9 a.m. All university staff are invited and encouraged to attend.

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2022 Bea Covington Award winner announced

Congratulations to Jessica Stone, assistant director, support systems in the Financial Aid Office, who won this year's Bea Covington Award! The Staff Senate presents the award annually to honor employees who "consistently demonstrate a positive attitude and treat others with dignity, respect and kindness." 

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2022 KEEP'N IT GREEN AWARD WINNER ANNOUNCED

Congratulations to Emily Hall, administrative assistant in the Department of Dance, who won this year's Keep'n It Green Award! The Staff Senate presents the award annually to honor and recognize employees who exemplify sustainability initiatives at Radford University.

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Staff Spotlight

Help us shine a light on the great work and fascinating stories of Radford staff. Nominate someone for the Staff Spotlight!

First up: the professional journey and dedication to service of IT's Connie Leathers.

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Staff Senate Meetings

Our next meeting is on October 20, 2022. We will have a Zoom link and three Zoom rooms available. 

  • Armstrong Complex, Procurement and Contracts Conference Room 231
  • First Floor in McConnell Library Room 170
  • Walker Room 275

Please join us for our monthly meetings. Let your voice be heard! Meetings begin at 9 a.m. unless otherwise noted. 

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://radford.zoom.us/j/98701488941
Join from a Telephone:
    Dial +1 408 638 0968 
    Enter Meeting ID 98701488941
    International numbers available: https://radford.zoom.us/u/addHY5CrSI
Join from a Room Systems: 98701488941@zoomcrc.com
To download the zoom client, go to https://zoom.us/download

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2021-2022 Meeting Schedule

  • No June 2022 Meeting (picnic held on June 8)
  • Thursday July 21, 2022-meeting for outgoing and incoming officers only
  • Thursday, August 18, 2022 – 9 a.m., Zoom
  • Thursday, September 15, 2022 – 9 a.m., Zoom
  • Thursday, October 20, 2022 – 9 a.m., Zoom
  • Thursday, November 17, 2022 – 9 a.m., Zoom
  • No December Meeting
  • Thursday, January 19, 2023 – 9 a.m., Zoom
  • Thursday, February 16, 2023– 9 a.m., Zoom
  • Thursday, March 16, 2023 –  9 a.m., Zoom
  • Thursday, April 20, 2023-9 a.m., Zoom
  • Thursday, May 18, 2023 - 9 a.m., Zoom
  • Thursday, June 1 5, 2023- 9 a.m., Zoom

Meeting Locations:

1. Via Zoom Link:  https://radford.zoom.us/j/98701488941

2. Armstrong Complex, Procurement & Contracts Conference Room 231

3. McConnell Library, First Floor-Room 170

4. Walker Hall Room 275

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2022-2023 Staff Senate Executive Officers

President: Sharon K. Proffitt
Vice President: Fallon Kreye
Secretary: Amanda Lawson
Parliamentarian: Connie Leathers
Past President: Christi Wayne

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Awards and Recognitions

Bea Covington Recipients

  • 2021: Jessica Stone
  • 2020: Teresa Chapman
  • 2019: Kim Wilson
  • 2018: Brenda Nicewander
  • 2017: Kathy Burnett
  • 2016: Felicia McMillian
  • 2015: Betty Smith
  • 2014: David "Beaver" Buchanan
  • 2013: LuAnn Gilbert
  • 2012: Pam Duncan
  • 2011: Marie Testerman

Keep'n It Green Award Winners

  • 2021: Emily Hall
  • 2020: No winner-due to Covid 19 pandemic
  • 2019: Virginia Tinsley, Rick Van Noy, Karla Colina
  • 2018: Jillian Webber, Allison Wisecup, Tucker Morgan
  • 2017: Rick Roth, Luis Arias, Michele Jenkins
  • 2015: Samuel "Sammy" Burton
  • 2014: Pavan Muddanna
  • 2013: Patricia Nolen
  • 2012: Joshua Williams
  • 2011: Jo Ann Alger