2023 – 2024 MSS Standing Committees
Chair: Jennel Sesoko
Executive Board Liaison: Jennel Sesoko
- Develops and maintains the Mānoa Staff Senate website as a central information portal for members of the Mānoa staff community.
- Works closely with the executive board and standing committee chairs to obtain, review, and coordinate up-to-date information for the website.
- Maintains key listservs in collaboration with ITS and the senate secretary.
- Coordinates the dissemination of mass communication, in consultation with the senate chair.
Chair: Andrew Sensano
Executive Board Liaison: Christie Nitta
- Develops and implements procedures for annual senate elections, including candidate recruitment.
- Organizes special elections as needed.
- Works closely with the Communications Committee to inform Mānoa staff of upcoming elections and publicize results on the Mānoa Staff Senate website.
- Conducts an annual review of the election process and makes recommendations for improvement to ensure fairness and inclusivity.
Co-Chairs: Nōweo Kai and Carol Oshiro
Executive Board Liaisons: Nōweo Kai, Carol Oshrio
- Coordinates efforts to reach Mānoa staff members throughout the university in an effort to improve campus climate.
- Establishes relationships with and connects staff members to the information and resources available on the Mānoa Staff Senate website.
- Makes recommendations to the senate regarding innovative ways to engage with the Mānoa staff community.
- Develops senate-endorsed programs for the continuous engagement and development of Mānoa staff.
Chair: Elmer Kaʻai
Executive Board Liaisons: Carl Dionne
- Keeps abreast of new and updated university policies and procedures.
- Makes recommendations to the senate regarding changes to existing university policies and procedures that directly impact Mānoa staff.
- Makes recommendations to the executive board regarding updates to the Mānoa Staff Senate Charter and Bylaws.
- Provides updates to the staff senate chair regarding existing university committees and initiatives so the Mānoa Staff Senate can pursue representation in these efforts.