Article I - Name and Function

Section 1. Name. 

The name of this organization shall be Lamar University Staff Council. 

Section 2. Function.  

Lamar University Staff Council, under the authority of the University President, exists as a collective voice to foster a positive and collaborative organization of unity by encouraging the exchange of ideas among staff.  Staff Council shall advocate for and represent the interests and concerns of Lamar University staff employees and shall convey information and recommendations to the University administration.  Staff Council shall inform staff of any issues and policies affecting them.  Staff Council shall always seek to promote a positive environment that is dedicated to evaluating, prioritizing, and communicating staff needs.