Staff Senate

Staff Senates’ Mission and Purpose is to provide the SUSLA staff with a forum for expressing views on matters relating to their well-being. Promote and protect the welfare of the SUSLA staff to the extent that the Staff Senate policies are consistent with State Civil Service regulations, University Board of Supervisors bylaws and regulations, University policy statements, and System permanent memorandum (PM) to the extent that they do not infringe upon the civil rights of staff or impinge on the overall well-being of the university and compliments and supports the academic mission of the University. As well as promote and facilitate staff participation in the University Community and encourage a sense of community among all University employees.

We Are Here For You

We are pleased to announce the Staff Senate Officials for the years 2023-2025:

  • President: Lt. Jeffery Ivey
  • Vice President: Victor Thomas
  • Secretary: Fatina Elliott
  • Treasurer: DeNesia Anderson
  • Parliamentarian: Willie Siglar

Senators are:

  • Barbara Jacobs: Senator for University Support
  • Shannon Levingston: Senator for Administrative Assistants/Coordinators
  • Shaneisha Bryant: Senator for Directors
  • Officer Brionka Howard: Security 

We invite you to email us at  You may also contact our President at or phone 318.670.9375. 


Your concern is our concern!

This website uses cookies to ensure site visitors get the best experience on our website. By continuing to use this site, you accept our use of cookies and Privacy Statement. To find out more, please visit Southern University's Privacy Statement.

I agree