Staff Conference

Staff Council Members & Assembly Representatives

Staff Assembly serves as an advisory group that provides staff with a forum for communication and community and provides a voice in matters of importance and concern to staff. The group offers opportunities for staff to support one another, participate as a group in community outreach and engagement, and make recommendations to the university's president and the administration in support of staff needs and the university's mission.

There is staff representation from all areas of the university, including:

  • Academic Affairs
  • Enrollment Management and Marketing
  • Athletics
  • Finance and Business Affairs
  • Human Resources, Employee Diversity and Wellness
  • University Advancement
  • Office of the President
  • Student Affairs

Staff Council (Officers):

Debbie & Leah

Leah Simmonds           

University Advancement




Katie Price '07

Office of the President                    

Vice Chair


Halle Thompson



803/323-2129 ext. 6225

Amanda Hackney '08

Finance & Business Affairs                 




Craig Gero

Enrollment Mgmt. & Mktg.                


Dawn Sayer

Student Affairs



Staff Assembly Representatives:

Georgette Bell - Finance & Business Affairs

Charles Archuleta - Athletics 

Taylor Degen - Finance & Business Affairs

Jessica Farmer - Academic Affairs

Tanya Pettus - Human Resources & Employee Diversity and Wellness

Julie Schrader - Student Affairs

Michael Szeman '18 & '21 - Academic Affairs