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The Professional Staff Senate (PSS) is the official representative body of professional, or exempt, staff employed on the UMBC campus. The PSS provides a forum for discussing issues involving or of interest to exempt staff members, such as academic and administrative policies. PSS works diligently to maintain and contribute to community life at UMBC.

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Damian Doyle
Division of Information Technology

Vice President
Ashley Waters
Shady Grove

Past President
Sue Plitt
Career Services

Susan Han
Counseling Center

Greg Saba
Student Business Services

Communications Officer
Layla Thompson
Institutional Advancement



Caroline Bodnar
Career Center

Mark Cather
Division of Information Technology

David Clurman
Residential Life

Eloise Grose
Shriver Center

Jodi Kelber-Kaye
Honors College

Jonathan Kindred

Stacy Long
Division of Information Technology

Emily Moroney
Off-Campus Student Services

Hannah Schmitz
Shriver Center

Jacki Stone
Division of Student Affairs

Gay Warshaw
Graduate School

Kristin Waters
Undergraduate Admissions

Beth Wells
Academic Affairs

Dinah Winnick
Institutional Advancement


CUSS Representatives

Kevin Joseph
Division of Information Technology

Laila Shishineh
Office of Undergraduate Education

Tom Penniston
Division of Information Technology

Olivia Wolfe
Computer Science and Electrical Engineering