Section 1. Members. The membership of the Staff Council shall be elected by and from the classified personnel as defined in the Policies of the Board of Regents and in the Personnel and Policies procedures section of the Business Procedures Manual of the Board of Regents. Elections shall be conducted in accordance with the Bylaws of the Council.
Section 2. Functions and Powers. The Council shall act as an advisory body to the University President and shall act on behalf of the staff of the University where there is a need for a uniform policy throughout the University. They shall endeavor to increase a flow of communications among all sectors of the University and to make recommendations concerning actions of the University which impact on staff.
Section 3. Organization. The Council shall have the power to create its own bylaws and policies consistent with the Policies of the Board of Regents and with these Statutes, and though its Bylaws shall establish appropriate committees needed for the handling of its business.
Section 4. A meeting of the Council shall be held at least once each semester.