The Centenary University Staff Senate is an elected body representing all staff and actively participates in campus governance and unity. The Staff Senate fosters a spirit of collaboration and cooperation while addressing concerns and issues of all staff for the purpose of reinforcing Centenary’s mission to holistically educate and prepare their student population.


Staff Senate: Executive Board Members

Name Title
Margie Pavlichko Chairman
Theresa Lord-Stout Vice Chairman
Open Treasurer
Wendi Blewett Recording Secretary/Scribe
John Brandes Master of Arms
Laura Marcelli IT/Social Media Liaison

Staff Senate: Full Body

Tammy Quasius Wendi Blewett Margie Pavlichko
Simona Scalisi John Brandes Patricia Riley
Kristen Straut Laura Marcelli Scott Kushner
Rachel Danitz Sherri Calabrese Open Seat
Open Seat Kevin Davies Theresa Lord-Stout


Centenary University Student Relief Fund

The student relief fund was created by the Staff Senate to assist enrolled students at Centenary experiencing an unanticipated financial hardship, which would interfere with the student’s ability to continue his/her education at Centenary University. Emergency funding is provided in the form of a one-time per year grant, and not required to be repaid.

For more information about the fund and how to apply>>


SharePoint Site

Current employees can access the Staff Senate SharePoint site for access to minutes, upcoming meetings and more.

Staff Senate News

Staff Senate sponsors Women’s Leadership Workshop

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