Civil Service Employees Council

2023 Employee of the Year, Barbara Woolam

Civil Service Employees Council


Upcoming Civil Service Meetings  (All meetings are scheduled 1:00 p.m. -2:30 p.m. in  Physical Plant Training Room unless otherwise noted)

  • July 11, 2024
  • August 1, 2024-cancelled
  • September 5, 2024-Civil Service Employees Council Town Hall with Interim President Mindrup (Capitol Room and Zoom)

Retirement & Benefits

What we do…

  • provide up to 9 scholarships to dependents of Civil Service employees, which include the Jackie Thompson Scholarship and the CSEC Memorial Scholarship
  • provide up to 5 textbook scholarships to Civil Service employees every semester
  • work with the Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) in the formation of policies related to all Civil Service employees
  • provide a platform for the exchange of ideas and to relay directives between the employee groups and the CHRO
  • make recommendations to the CHRO and provide guidance to Civil Service employees, in conjunction with the Civil Service Advisory Committee Representative to the Merit Board, and member(s) representing Western Illinois University Campus Community
  • support the Value, the Vision, the Mission and the Strategic Plan of Western Illinois University
AFSCME International Union of Operating Engineers International Union of Elevator Constructors

Civil Service Employee of the Month for May 2024

Ryan Severs, Civil Service Employee of the Month for May 2024

Ryan Severs
University Television and Media

If you have a stellar civil service employee that you would like to nominate please submit your nomination here.

If you have any questions please feel free to email

We look forward to receiving your nominations.