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Staff Senate

The Luna Community College Staff Senate will serve as a source of input regarding issues and decisions of the college as they relate to all regular full-time/part-time, non-faculty staff at the main campus in Las Vegas and its locations across New Mexico.

The Senate will report to the College President and shall have 2 representatives serve on the LCC Shared Governance Council. In addition, the Senate shall promote the general well-being of Luna Community College by assisting the college in achieving its goals.

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Staff Senate Committee Members

Shannon Ortiz Senate Chair/Technicians/ Other
Emily Ulibarri Vice-Chair/Administrative Assistants eulibari
Matthew Garcia Secretary & Treasurer/General Maintenance
Angelique Arguello Member/Professional

Next Regular Meeting:

SS meets each month.

Please direct any staff questions or concerns to the Staff Senate email at


The Staff Senate:

  • Works in collaboration with the Office of Human Resources to establish two-way communication and address matters of concern identified by the Staff Senate or the administration.
  • Studies problems, concerns, welfare and working conditions of the staff.
  • Calls to the attention of the administration, other college organizations, individuals and matters of concern as they relate to the staff.
  • Cooperates with the Faculty and Student Senates in the formulation of recommendations concerning matters relating to the staff, faculty, and students.
  • The Staff Senate will not function as a bargaining unit or a grievance committee. Its main objective is to address issues affecting the campus staff at large.

Representatives of the Staff Senate

The Senate shall be comprised of 7 elected representatives from each of the following membership groups:

  • Administrative Other - 1
  • Professional - 2
  • General Maintenance - 1
  • Administrative Assistants/Office Managers - 2
  • Specialists/Technicians/Other - 1


  • Staff Family Fun Day
  • Summer 4-day Work Week
  • Community Outreach
  • Staff Senate Constitution/Bylaws
  • LCC Staff Handbook/Policies


Staff Senate By-laws and Constitution
Staff Senate Committee Volunteer Form
Staff Senate Agendas & Minutes

Election Materials

2021 Election Nomination Form
Election 2021 Timeline
Annual Election Guidelines
LCC Staff Membership Groups