Email WGSS Co-conveners at wgcc@mit.edu if you have any questions. Happy to hear from you!

Shirley Entzminger

Shirley's appointment as Sr. Co-Convener for WGSS will run through June  2021.

Shirley is an Administrative Assistant II in the Mathematics Department.  
Shirley has been at MIT for 31 years, and was a former WGSS Co-Convener.  
She is currently the co-chair of the WGSS-Parental sub-committeee; she is also a member of Civility & Respect, Professional Development and Artists Beyond the Desk WGSS-sub-committees.
She joined MITAC (MIT-Activities Committee) in 2002, and is a member of the MITAC Advisory Group.

Shirley's passion is music.  In her early years, she was a classical pianist; she was also a contemporary singer and formed two local singing groups, the “Dynamic Pearls of Soul” and the “Sound of Three.

"Being a member of the Working Group for Support staff (WGSS) has been a privilege."


Jim Eggleston

Jim's appointment as Junior Co-Converer runs through June 2021

Jim has been at MIT since 1983. He is an Access Services Associate in the MIT Dewey Library, E53-100.
This is Jim’s second stretch of belonging to the Working Group. In 1993, Jim served on a WG Task Force to research and propose the institution of Domestic Partner Benefits at MIT. The proposal was approved by a vote of WG members, taken to MIT administration by then WG liaison Vice President Constantine Simonides, and enacted.

During his second tour with WG, Jim has served as a Co-chair of Artists Beyond the Desk and is currently the co-chair of the Communications subcommittee.

"I like poetry and write some. I am learning Spanish."