Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Nominations sought for union representative on police oversight panel

Nominations are being sought for candidates in the election to fill the union representative staff position on the university’s Police Department Oversight Committee.


More information

Submit a nomination online.

• Nominations also may be submitted to University Human Resources, 2005 Wolverine Tower, 3003 S. State St., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109-1281, Attention: Shirley Sindlinger; or by emailing For more information, contact University Human Resources at 734-763-2387.

• Additional information about the committee and its procedures may be found at the Police Department Oversight Committee website.

The deadline for nominations is May 10, and the election will run from June 10-21. The seat up for election represents bargained-for staff members from the following unions: AFSCME, IUOE, HOA, MNA and Skilled Trades.

The six-member oversight committee consists of two student members, two faculty members (one Senate faculty and one non-Senate faculty), and two staff members (one union and one non-union representative), who are nominated and elected by their peers for two-year terms.

The Police Department Oversight Committee considers grievances against any police officer or the Police Department. Its findings and recommendations are reported to the executive director of the Division of Public Safety and Security.

University Human Resources is conducting the election. Members of AFSCME, HOA, IUOE, MNA and Skilled Trades may nominate themselves or another union member to serve for the term that runs from July 1 through June 30, 2015.