Council of University of California Staff Assemblies



In support of the mission of the University of California it is the purpose of the Council of UC Staff Assemblies (CUCSA) to maintain and enhance communication within the University Community on matters of interest to staff employees in accordance with California laws and Regent policy.
The constituency of the Council is understood to be staff employees of the University of California. The Council is involved in matters of interest and concern to those who are not exclusively represented and may address matters not within the scope of representation for those exclusively represented.


Spring Meeting at UCSB: March 2-4, 2016


CUCSA held their Spring 2016 meeting in March at the UCSB campus. The delegates spent three days meeting, networking, listening to speakers and planning for the upcoming year.

The first meeting day included discussing CUCSA business with a focus on the action plans each of the campuses are rolling out regarding the latest Engagement Survey.  The delegates also heard from the Staff Advisors to the Regents and presented their workgroup projects.  During the presentations, each group discussed their progress to date and obtained insightful information from the delegation.  The 2015-2016 workgroup topics include health and wellness, staff veterans, effective change management, performance management and internal operations.

During the second day of the meeting, the delegates heard from various leaders from UCSB and from UCOP.  The speakers included: Marc Fisher (Vice Chancellor of Administrative Services, UCSB), Norah Dunbar (Professor and Chair, Department of Communication, UCSB), Rachael Nava (Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, UCOP), Mark Cianca (Deputy Chief Information Officer, UCOP).  The delegation concluded the day by attending a reception at the Mosher Alumni House with other members of the UCSB community.

On the final day of the meeting, the delegates gave updates from their campuses about the work their local assemblies are doing. The delegates then heard form the UCSB Chancellor, Henry Yang, Nathan Brostrom (Executive Vice President UCOP), David Marshall (Executive Vice Chancellor, UCSB) and Steve Juarez (Associate Vice President and Director, UC State Government Relations, UCOP)

For the remainder of the academic year, delegates will continue with their workgroup reports and focus on rolling out the Engagement Survey results with action plans for their local campuses. Updates will be posted on the CUCSA webpage and on Facebook. For more information on this meeting and past meetings, please visit the CUCSA Press Releases page by clicking HERE.

CUCSA 2015-2016

CUCSA 2016

The CUCSA delegation meets quarterly for 2 1/2 days to share organizational best practices, communicate and collaborate on issues of concern for UC Staff.

The remaining meeting for the academic:

This year, the delegation will be examining the following topics:

Regular updates and the results of the delegates' work will be posted on the website so visit often!

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