The Staff Advisory Council (SAC) represents all USG staff to create a more unified, solutions-based line of communication from staff to administrative leadership. The SAC informs, advocates for, and influences change to USG policy and procedures to address areas in need of improvement as identified by staff. Topics may include, but are not limited to employee recognition, policy and legislation, outreach, engagement and communication, campus climate, and state budget updates and impacts. The SAC consists of 10 council members representing all five USG divisions, as follows:

  • Administration and Financial Services (2 seats);
  • Advancement and Community Engagement (2 seats);
  • Executive Office (2 seats);
  • Priddy Library (2 seats); and
  • Student and Academic Affairs (2 seats)

2021-2022 SAC Officers

Erin Fernandez

Chair

Erin Fernandez

Manager, Space and Scheduling

Administration and Finance

efernan5@umd.edu

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Vice Chair

Cheryl Green

Development Coordinator

Office of Advancement and Community Engagement

cgreen1@umd.edu

Karen Lenz

Logistics Officer

Karen Lenz

Senior Coordinator
Office of the Executive Director

klenz@umd.edu

Jennifer (Jen) Riehl

Communications Officer

Jennifer (Jen) Riehl

Senior Recruitment Coordinator

Student and Academic Services, Center for Student Engagement and Financial Resources

jcohen80@umd.edu

2021-2022 SAC Members

Obioma Akaigwe

 

Obioma Akaigwe

Manager

Administration and Finance, Auxiliary Services

oakaigwe@umd.edu

Tom Clifford

 

Tom Clifford

Major Gifts Director

Office of Advancement and Community Engagement

tcliff1@umd.edu

Rose Jackson-Speiser

 

Rose Jackson-Speiser

Research and Data Coordinator
Office of the Executive Director

rjackso5@umd.edu

Greta Ober-Beauchesne

 

Greta Ober-Beauchesne

Senior Instruction/Liaison Librarian

Priddy Library

gretaob@umd.edu

Franklin Ofsthun


Franklin Ofsthun

Library Services Specialist

Priddy Library

ofsthun@umd.edu

Shelby Speer

 

Shelby Speer

Graduate Student Services Coordinator

Center for Student Engagement and Financial Resources

srspeer@umd.edu