The Basics

The Professional Staff Senate at the University at Buffalo exists to look out for the interests of all professional staff working within State, UB Foundation, and Research Foundation lines. The PSS actively participates in the policy decisions of the University and promotes individual professional development.

Senators to the Professional Staff Senate are elected for two-year terms by the staff in the university area they represent.

You do not need to be a senator to partcipate in Professional Staff Senate events, meetings, or committees.

Learn More

  • 1/8/19
    Interested in becoming a Senator? Learn about senator selection, responsibilities, and other ways to participate in the Professional Staff Senate.
  • 6/11/19
    The Professional Staff Senate maintains a record of events at all General Membership meetings. You can search these meetings by year. Only the last five academic years are kept on the website. If you need records from a year that is not listed please contact
  • 9/16/21
    Find sitting senators
  • 9/9/21
    The Executive Committee is made up of the PSS officers and two Senators from each area of the university. Together they set the direction of the Senate.
  • 7/19/21
    Meet the current leadership of the PSS.
  • 2/26/21
    Read Resolutions and Letters approved and endorsed by the Professional Staff Senate.