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University Staff Senate

***   Welcome Back!!   2022-2023 ***

Senate Office Information for 2022-2023
The office hours are back in person.
Senate meetings will be held Virtually, via Microsoft Teams.
Meeting Dates for 2022-2023
Wednesdays 1-2:30 pm (Virtual)
June 14, 2023

The University Staff Senate is a collective voice for administrative and professional workers of the university staff on campus. We support a variety of activities and initiatives to improve the quality of life and effectiveness of the university’s dedicated and valuable staff. It’s never too late to get involved!

Please contact either of the following for questions:

President: Lauren Burgbacher (

Senate Office Assistant: April Dutscheck (


At their April 20, 2016 meeting Council voted to approve their name change from a Council to a Senate, to be consistent with the other governance groups.






2023 STAR Award Recipients

January—Abby O’Neil, Custodial Services
February—Kristina Mosley, Theatre
March—Ashley Behling, Student Recreation & Wellness Center

2022 STAR Award Recipients

January—Tyler Katsma, UW Oshkosh Police Department
February—Kaci Casey, Head Start
March—Brooke Berrens, Sustainability Institute for Regional Transformations (SIRT)
April—Sue Robl, Communication Studies
May—Lindsey DeVries, Dean of Students Office
June—Patty Schrader, Human Services, Equal Opportunity, Equity and Affirmative Action
July—Christina Kleinheinz, COEHS Teaching & Learning
August—No winner
September—Katrina Helmer, College of Nursing
October—Mary Bartelt, College of Education and Human Services
November—Rob Clancy, Information Technology
December—Jay Anderson, COLS

2021 STAR Award Recipients

January—Deb Suess, Kinesiology & Physics
February—Michelle Lamb, Financial Aid Office
March—Ruth Eberwine, Army ROTC
April—Rebecca Bjorkman, Gruenhagen Conference Center
May—Lauren Burgbacher, Undergraduate Advising Resource Center
June—Terry Rudolph, Art Department
July—Jennifer Carter, Psychology Department
August—Jenean Hodge, Campus Administrative Specialist–UWO Fox Cities
September—Megan Wikel, Project Success
October—Tyler Klaver, Oshkosh Student Association & Student Legal Services
November—Diane Parker, Graduate Studies Operations Specialist
December—Sue Jaeke, Registrar’s Office