St. Philip's College Staff Senate

The St. Philip's Staff Senate is a collective voice of 15 elected non-academic employees. The SPC Staff Senate is charged with the responsibility of making sure that all staff members are equitably represented in the operation of the college, as well as the District. We support a variety of activities and initiatives to improve the quality of life and effectiveness of the college's dedicated and valuable staff. Every year in May elections are held to elect new senate members and encourages nominations and participation from every SPC staff member. It's never too late to get involved!

Purpose

  • To represent the concerns of classified, professional, part-time, and temporary staff to St. Philip's College administrators. 
  • To address issues that concern the job welfare and job environment of all staff.
  • To serve as a communications link among staff, faculty, and administrators.
  • To conduct studies or surveys regarding matters of concern, as suggested or required.
  • To promote activities conducive to professional development of all staff.
  • To provide input to Alamo Colleges District policy, budget rules, and regulations for the benefit of staff.

Committees

 

Communication

SPC Staff Senate strives at communicating information that pertains to SPC Staff members via email and social media.

Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/spcstaffsenate
or email us at spc-staffsenate@alamo.edu.

 

Nominations

SPC Staff Senate nominations are done in May. If you would like to nominate yourself or anyone else that is a classified or professional staff member, please do so. We encourage all staff to participate.

 

Employee of the Month

The Employee of the Month award is intended to recognize staff members at the colleges who have made notable contributions to the achievement of the St. Philip's College and Alamo College District Mission, Vision and Values.

 

Events/Fundraising

SPC Staff Senate engage in events throughout the year. Several events are annual events hosted by Staff Senate in addition to fundraising.

Resources

Constitution

This constitution governs the Staff Senates of the Alamo Colleges District as listed below (referred to hereinafter as “Staff Senates”):

  • District Support Offices
  • Northeast Lakeview College
  • Northwest Vista College
  • Palo Alto College
  • St. Philip’s College
  • San Antonio College

Read our Constitution

Bylaws

These bylaws supplement and are subordinate to the Constitution of the Staff Senates of the Alamo Colleges District (hereinafter referred to as the “Constitution”), as required in Article I.D and Article III.J of the Constitution.

Read our Bylaws

Suggestion Box

Thank you for the taking the time to make a suggestion to improve the St. Philip's College!  This form is anonymous but please feel free to leave your name and contact information so that we may contact you for further information.

Leave a suggestion

Meetings

SPC Staff Senate encourages staff memebers to join in on our meetings that are held in SLC 108, next door the to the SPC Staff Senate office. Meetings will be announced on our Alamo Share site along with meeting agendas and minutes.

Visit our Alamo Share site

  • President:
    Yvonne Benton
    Certified Advisor

    ybenton@alamo.edu
    210-486-2822
    MLK Welcome Center (WEC)
    Vice President:
    Destiny Harper-Lane
    Associate Director of Student Success

    dharper24@alamo.edu
    210-486-2241
    MLK Turbon Student Center (TSC), 110C
    President Emeritus:
    Ruben Guerrero
    Sr. Multimedia Specialist

    rguerrero@alamo.edu
    210-486-2349
    MLK Center for Learning Resources (CLR), 304C
    Treasurer:
    Edinir de Oliveira
    Executive Secretary

    edeoliveira2@alamo.edu
    210-486-2178
    MLK Sutton Learning Center (SLC), 306
    Secretary:
    Susan Medina
    Administrative Assistant

    smedina100@alamo.edu
    210-486-2174
    MLK Sutton Learning Center (SLC), 306
    Parliamentarian:
    Patrick Daniels
    Information System Specialist
    pdaniel5@alamo.edu
    210-486-7031
    SWC Multi-Disciplinary Instructional Center (MDIC), Building 3, 108
  • Senator:
    Charlie Brammer
    Administrative Secretary

    cbrammer@alamo.edu
    210-486-2468
    MLK Sutton Learning Center (SLC), 102
    Senator:
    Philip Cirilo
    Computer Support Technician
    pcirilo@alamo.edu
    210-486-2557
    MLK Norris Technical Building (NTB), 106
    Senator:
    Patricia Hernandez
    Computer Lab Technician
    phernandez@alamo.edu
    210-486-2545
    MLK Davis Science Building (SCI), 202A
    Senator:
    LaTonya Jones
    Part Time Staff
    ljones137@alamo.edu
    Senator:
    Sarah Ramirez
    Certified Advisor
    sramirez260@alamo.edu
    210-486-7020
    SWC Industrial Technology Center (ITC), B172E
    Senator:
    Vanessa Sims
    Administrative Assistant
    vmeza-vidaurri@alamo.edu
    210-486-7199
    SWC Industrial Technology Center (ITC), B172H