The Professional Staff Senate (PSS) is the officially recognized governance organization of professional employees at Binghamton University. The Senate consists of twenty-seven elected members who represent the concerns and the needs of our constituents via a calendar of regular meetings. As stated in our Constitution, we "exist to contribute to the success of Binghamton University and to the growth and welfare of its professional employees. The Senate shall seek an active role in the policy decisions of the University. The Senate shall be a fact-finding, deliberative, and consultative body, with authority to make studies, reports, and recommendations on all governance matters which have a significant bearing on professional employees." Working with the other members of the University community, professionals are an integral part of Binghamton University and contribute greatly to its excellence.