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Staff Council

Staff Council was created in 1993 to provide a representation and a collective voice for the staff at West Texas A&M University.­ From its inception, Staff Council has implemented several programs that are very popular and extremely beneficial to the staff here at WTAMU.­ A few of those programs are:


  • Tuition Assistance Fund Scholarship for full-time budgeted employees (listed by name in the approved operating budget) or a dependent of defined employees; also retirees and their dependents, enrolled in classes at WTAMU.­ (Scroll down the alphabetical list for a full description of this scholarship.)­
  • WTAMU­ Staff Leadership Scholarship for spouses, children and grandchildren of WTAMU staff, who are enrolled in classes at WTAMU.­ (Scroll down the alphabetical list for a full description of this scholarship.)


  • Staff Excellence Awards--Congratulations to the 2017 award winners, Shawn Burns and Nancy Hampton!
  • Employee of the Month
    • Please join Staff Council in congratulating Juan Gallardo, the June Employee of the Month! Juan is the Student Success Coordinator for the College of Education and Social Sciences. A reception will be held to honor Juan on Monday, June 25, at 3 p.m. in the hallway of Old Main 3rd floor, (outside of OM 317, the Board of Regents Room). Congratulations, Juan!
    • WTAMU appreciates the efforts of the employees to achieve goals and maintain the vision of the University.  Outstanding employees are to be recognized both as a reward for their performance but also to serve as a model for other employees. To nominate a deserving co-worker:­ please submit a nomination form through Submittable at https://wtamu.submittable.com/submit. All part-time and full-time WTAMU Staff and SSC employees are eligible to be nominated for Employee of the Month. (Please review the the nomination process rules, procedures and eligibility for nomination before submitting a nomination.)
  • Employee of the Year--Congratulations to Betty Stocker, the 2017 Employee of the Year! Betty is the Dean's Secretary in the College of Business.

Staff Development and Staff Appreciation

Staff Council is composed of university employees elected by their peers. ­See the list of Staff Council representatives.

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