Contact Information & Open Positions

If you would like to reach out to the executive board, you may contact us at lccssa-board@lclark.edu

Private or Confidential Emails:

If you have information or a problem you do not want the College to have access to, contact us using our private email account admin@lccssa.org.

Be sure to use your personal email account (not an lclark.edu account) so your email remains inaccessible to the College. Remember, anything sent or saved on an lclark server can be accessed and used by the College at any time.


Vacant Positions

If you are interested in any of the positions below, please send an email to Chel Pennock (mpennock@lclark.edu) or to the board (lccssa-board@lclark.edu) with any questions you may have, or to request more information.  

First Vice President

Duties: Fulfills all duties and responsibilities of the President in his/her absence. Acts as chief steward of local area reps and is involved in training of union officers.

Vice President for Membership Services

Duties: Oversees membership recruitment program including monitoring and informing about member and employee benefits and programs.

Vacant Area Representative (Steward) Positions:

  • CAS: Watzek Library and Information Technology,
  • CAS: Templeton Student Center
  • CAS: McAfee, Facilities, Odell
  • Law School: Gantenbein, Boley Library, Wood Hall

Other Vacant Committee Representative Positions:

  • PDQ Review Committee: Vacant, Adam Geisler
  • Student Debt Clinics: Vacant
  • L&C Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee: Vacant

Executive Board

President, Chel Pennock

Contact Info:
Technical Support Coordinator, Information Technology
Watzek Library, MSC 97
mpennock@lclark.edu, 503-768-7028

Duties: Preside over the membership of LCCSSA, call meetings, co-ordinate events, coordinate with the College regarding membership issues.

First Vice President, Vacant

Contact Info: Vacant

Duties: Fulfills all duties and responsibilities of the President in his/her absence.  Acts as chief steward of local area reps and is involved in training of union officers.

Vice President for Contract Enforcement, Alison Walcott

Contact Info:
Administrative Assistant IV/Director Pamplin Society
College of Arts & Science, Fields Center, Office: 214, MSC 92
awalcott@lclark.edu, 503-768-7390

Duties: Oversee members’ rights according to the contract and labor laws. Handles grievance and arbitration issues.

Vice President for Communications, Marissa Behringer

Contact Info:
Grad School Marketing Manager
Graduate School, Ctr. for Community Engagement, Rogers Hall, MSC 85
mbehringer@lclark.edu, 503-768-6222

Duties: Responsible for producing regular publications and public relations for the Union.  Responsible for webpage and Moodle account. Keeps all non-financial records, takes minutes at meetings and distributes minutes.  Reports on official correspondence the Union has received.

Vice President for Membership Services, Vacant

Contact Info: Vacant

Duties: Oversees membership recruitment program including monitoring and informing about member and employee benefits and programs.

Treasurer, Margaret Salstrom

Contact Info:
Administrative Assistant, CAS Office of the Dean
Albany Quadrangle, MSC 47
msalstrom@lclark.edu, 503-768-7100

Duties: Responsible for receipt and distribution of union funds, operates the budget, and makes annual financial reports and deals with the annual audit.

Area Representatives

If you have questions regarding your work situation, contract questions, wage issues, etc. please contact the Area Representative assigned to your building. If that person is unavailable or the position is currently vacant feel free to contact a member of the Executive Board or one of the other Area Reps.

Campus Safety: Aidan Niven

Contact Info:
Campus Safety Officer
Campus Safety, MSC 107
nivena@lclark.edu

CAS (McAfee, Facilities, Odell): 

Contact Info:
Vacant

CAS (Howard): Sara Asberry

Contact Info:
Administrative Coordinator
John R. Howard Hall, 343B, MSC 60
sasberry@lclark.edu

CAS (Albany): Carolin Thompson

Contact Info:
Administrative Specialist
Student Support Services, MSC 112
arolin@lclark.edu, 503-768-7192

CAS (Watzek Library and Information Technology): Vacant

Contact Info:
Vacant

CAS (Evans, Bodine, Bio-Psych, Olin, Fields, Pamplin, Theater): Amy Timmins

Contact Info:
Administrative Specialist I, Physics Department
Olin Center, MSC 55 & 15
timmins@lclark.edu, 503-768-7530

CAS (Templeton Student Center): Vacant

Contact Info: Vacant

CAS (Frank Manor House, Miller, Gatehouse): Dawn Wilson

Contact Info:
Administrative Specialist, Core Curriculum
Miller, MSC 83
dawnlw@lclark.edu, 503-768-7208

Graduate School (Rogers, Sequoia): Shanta Calem

Contact Info:
Administrative Specialist and Adjunct Faculty, Teacher Education
Rogers Hall, MSC 14
scalem@lclark.edu, 503-768-6104

Law School (Off-campus Legal Clinics): Adam Geisler

Contact Info:
Administrative Coordinator
Small Business Legal Clinic, MSC 51
ageisler@lclark.edu, 503-768-6940

Law School (Legal Research Center): Ronna Craig

Contact Info:
Legal Assistant I
Law School, MSC 51
ronnac@lclark.edu, 503-768-6716

Law School (Gantenbein, Boley Library, Wood Hall): Vacant

Contact Info:

Other Representatives

Audit Committee: Shanta Calem, Margaret Salstrom, Ronna Craig

Career Development Fund: Michelle Pennock, Margaret Salstrom, Tyler Bearden

Labor-Management Committee (per BA Article 22):

  • President - Chel Pennock
  • VP Contract Enforcement - Alison Walcott
  • Grad School - Shanta Calem
  • Law School - Ronna Craig
  • AFT Field Representative - Rob Glase

Northwest Oregon Labor Council (NOLC): Chel Pennock, Alison Walcott

PDQ Review Committee: Vacant, Adam Geisler

Student Debt Clinics: Vacant

L&C Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee: Vacant

L&C 403b Committee: Rachel Greben

L&C Employee Benefits Committee: Lydia Ruiz-Hom

Transportation and Parking Committee: Chel Pennock