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Women's Advisory Committee for Support Staff

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The Women’s Advisory Committee for Support Staff (WACSS) is an organization that advises the Executive Vice President for Administration about issues that primarily affect women support staff. Committee members represent support staff women from employee groups across campus and at MSU’s off-campus locations in Michigan.  A printable brochure about WACSS can be found by clicking here.

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2019 Annual Spring Forum - Save the Date! Monday, March 18, here for more information.

WACSS is accepting applications for membership – please complete the form here.  We are strongly encouraging those from CTU, SSTU, 1585, 274, and 324 to apply

We support the Women in Skilled Trades (WIST) program - learn more here!

Seeking information regarding emergency menstrual hygiene products for students?  Click here!

WACSS co-sponsors a TIAA financial workshop on investing and saving strategies:

  • Learn the core concepts that guide all investing, and begin to build an action plan
  • Find ways to help take on life’s curveballs without damaging your future financial well-being
  • Discover your Financial Personality Type and determine your financial goals

 Sign up for one of the workshops to be held at the MSU Union, Lake Huron Room (3rd floor):

  • Thursday, April 11th from 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. – register here
  • Thursday, April 11th from 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. – register here


WACSS Group 2018-2020

2018-19 WACSS Members:  (L to R): Paulette Granberry Russel (ex-officio), Jackie VandenBosch, Mary McGill-Jones, Lisa Desprez (VP), Barb Roberts (ex-officio), Jaci Sayen, Angela Resseguie, Jonne McCoy-White (Chair) Amanda Jones (Secretary), Wendi Winston, Ashley Lathrop, Satish Udpa (ex-officio), Elbony Hawkins, Pamela Hebeler, and Christine Carter (advisor).  Not pictured: Angela Bigelow, Crissy Hodges-Chakrani, Constance James, Melissa Peek, Sherry Stevens, and Sharon Butler (ex-officio).

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The committee welcomes input from all support staff.

Feel free to provide your comments and questions via

Women's Advisory Committee
for Support Staff
Michigan State University
Hannah Administration Building
426 Auditorium Road, Room 412
East Lansing, MI 48824