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The Professional Staff Senate (PSS) is the official representative body of professional, or exempt, staff employed at UMBC. 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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Executive Board

Damian Doyle, Division of Information Technology

Vice President
Bobby Lubaszewski, Division of Professional Studies

Past President
Sue Plitt, Career Center

Victoria Skinner, Learning Resources Center

Sue Plitt, Career Center

Communications Officer
Sarah Hansen, Office of Institutional Advancement


Ciera Clay Valian, Registrar
David Clurman, Residential Life
Dennis Cuddy, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Abbie Day, Athletics
Nathan Fanning, Admissions and Orientation
Megan Hanks, Institutional Advancement
Christine Jenkins, Undergraduate Admissions
Justine Johnson, Meyerhoff Scholars Program
Vlad Rodriguez, Residential Life
Greg Saba, Student Business Services
Hannah Schmitz, Shriver Center
Ki So, The Hilltop Institute
Beth Wells, Academic Affairs
Jessica Wyatt, Institutional Advancement

CUSS Representatives

Laila Shishineh, Undergraduate Education
Michael Walsh, Sponsored Programs

CUSS Alternates

Kevin Joseph, Information Technology
Tom Peninston, Information Technology