Staff Council

Staff Council gives all SPU staff members an opportunity to be informed, give input, receive recognition, and grow professionally.

Marston Hall

Who we are

Staff Council includes exempt and non-exempt staff members representing each vice president and provost area on campus.

Since beginning in 1993, its goals have remained the same: to create a sense of community across department lines, and to present staff ideas and concerns to University leadership. The council pursues these goals through ongoing recognition of staff service and leadership; quarterly facilitation of events and celebrations; and seeking open communication and growth through quarterly forums.

News and events

Nominate a deserving staff member!

Do you know someone who should be a Staff Member of the Month? Nominate him or her today!

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May 2024 Staff Member of the Month

Join us in congratulating Debbie Mercado - Operations & Budget Manager, School of Theology and Seattle Pacific Seminary


2023 Staff of the Year

Staff of the Year honors went to Chris Landerdahl, Student Financial Services Assistant Director, Student Accounts (pictured right), and Pierce Salave'a University Recruitment & Admissions Assistant Director of Visits & Events.