Committees and Councils

2017-2018

Standing University Councils and Administrative Committees

For more information on each council and committee, please see Section II of the Faculty Handbook

Academic Affairs Council

John Humphreys, Chair; Tabetha Adkins, Sal Attardo, Ricky Dobbs, Brent Donham, Shanan Gibson, Shonda Gibson, Ray Green, Randy Harp, Madeline Justice, Tim Letzring, Edward Romero, Jennifer Schroeder, Lee Young

Athletic Council

Alicia Currin, Chair; Janet Anderson, John Ballotti, Clay Bolton, Brent Donham, Sara Goebig (ex-officio), Derald Harp, LaVelle Hendricks (ex-officio), Josh Manck (ex-officio), Tim McMurray (ex-officio), David McKenna (ex-officio), Conner Moreno (ex-officio), Noah Nelson, Berri O’Neal, Taylor Phelps (ex-officio), Rick Rosenstengle, Henry Ross, Judy Sackfield (ex-officio), Katelyn Severance (ex-officio), Donna Spinato, Donna Tavener, Jody Todhunter, Sam Walker, Lee Young; SAAC Representatives: Micayla Maldonado, Alex Shillow; SGA Representative: Kaitlyn Shahankary; Alumni Representatives: Buddie Barnes, Blake Cooper, Jerry Lytle; Community Representatives: Sue Davis, Kris Meyers

Budget Review & Development Council

Paula Hanson, Tina Livingston, Co-Chairs; Tabetha Adkins, Janet Anderson, Sal Attardo, Sarah Baker, Marshall Campbell, Scott Cason, Erica Contreras, Brent Donham, Shanan Gibson, Shonda Gibson (ex-officio), Mark Giossi, Ray Green, Randy Harp, Hunter Hayes, LaVelle Hendricks, Chad King, Linda King, Tim McMurray, Greg Mitchell, Derryle Peace, Jennifer Schroeder, Donna Spinato, Michael Stark, Tim Willett, Lee Young; Student Representative: Katelyn Kubieck

Council of Academic Department Heads

Hunter Hayes, Chair; Judith Ball, Grady Price Blount, Art Borgemenke, Donna Dunbar-Odom, Jennifer Dyer-Sennette, Sandra Gates, Andrea Graham, Mario Hayek, Tracy Henley, Jeff Herndon, Rebecca Judd, Michael Knight, William Kuracina, Jose Lopez, Chris Myers, Asli Ogunc, David Scott, Sang Suh, David Tan, Tara Tietjen-Smith, Barbara Tucker, William Wadley, Tingxiu Wang, Thomas West, Matt Wood

College Executive Council

College of Business: Shanan Gibson, Chair; Guclu Atinc, Sandra Gates, Mario Hayek, Chris Myers, Asli Ogunc

College of Education & Human Services: Tim Letzring, Chair; Art Borgemenke, Jennifer Dyer-Sennette, Tracy Henley, Rebecca Judd, Linda Mott, Mark Reid, David Tan, Tara Tietjen-Smith, Barbara Tucker

College of Humanities, Social Sciences & Arts: Sal Attardo, Chair; Donna Dunbar-Odom, Hunter Hayes, Jeff Herndon, Michael Knight, William Kuracina, David Scott, Yvonne Villanueva-Russell, William Wadley

College of Science & Engineering: Brent Donham, Chair; Judith Ball, Grady Price Blount, Andrea Graham, Kent Montgomery, Sang Suh, Tingxiu Wang, Thomas West, Matt Wood

School of Agriculture: Randy Harp, Chair; Rafael Bakhtavoryan, Douglas Eborn, Derald Harp, Curtis Jones, Doug LaVergne, Jose Lopez, Maggie Salem, Nathan Wells, Bob Williams

Deans Council

John Humphreys, Chair; Sal Attardo, Ricky Dobbs, Brent Donham, Shanan Gibson, Shonda Gibson, Randy Harp, Madeline Justice, Tim Letzring, Jennifer Schroeder

Graduate Council

Vice Provost for Research, Chair (as of 12/1/17); Jennifer Schroeder, Vice-Chair; Julia Ballenger, Carlos Bertulani, Kishor Guru-Gharana, Chris Green, Bo Han, Sharon Kowalsky, Douglas LaVergne, Karen Roggenkamp, Nikolay Sirakov, Stephen Starnes, Sonia Taneja, Vaughn Wascovich, Seung Won

President’s Advisory Council (PAC)

Ray Keck, Chair; Keturi Beatty, Heidi Bryan, Scott Cason, Alicia Currin, Ricky Dobbs, Shonda Gibson, Paula Hanson, John Humphreys, Madeline Justice, Linda King, Tina Livingston, Tim McMurray, Tim Murphy, Noah Nelson, Wyman Williams, Lee Young, Associate VP/Dean of Campus Life & Student Development (vacant)

University Executive Council (UEC)

Ray Keck, Chair; Tabetha Adkins, Sal Attardo, Travis Ball, Keturi Beatty, Heidi Bryan, Scott Cason, Alicia Currin, Ricky Dobbs, Brent Donham, Jacques Fuqua, Jeremy Gamez, Shanan Gibson, Shonda Gibson, Ray Green, Paula Hanson, Randy Harp, Hunter Hayes, John Humphreys, Madeline Justice, Chad King, Linda King, Tim Letzring, Tina Livingston, Tim McMurray, Greg Mitchell, Tim Murphy, Noah Nelson, Berri O’Neal, Derek Preas, Edward Romero, Judy Sackfield, Jennifer Schroeder, Donna Spinato, Wyman Williams, Lee Young, Associate VP/Dean of Campus Life & Student Development (vacant)

Vice Presidents Council (VPC)

Ray Keck, Chair; Keturi Beatty, Alicia Currin, John Humphreys, Linda King, Tim McMurray, Noah Nelson, Wyman Williams

Academic Affairs Tenure & Promotion

College of Business: (pending September voting)

College of Education & Human Services: Julia Ballenger, Betty Block, Brittany Hott, Carole McKenzie, Brenda Moore, Gil Naizer, Seung Won Yoon

College of Humanities, Social Sciences & Arts: Donna Dunbar-Odom, Chair; Mary Druhan, Willie Edwards, Judy Ford, Carrie Klypchak, Robert Rodriguez, Virgil Scott; Alternates: Barbara Frey, Vaughn Wascovich

College of Science & Engineering: DongWon Choi, Jason Davis, Allan Headley, Bao-An Li, Sam Saffer, Nikolay Sirakov

School of Agriculture: Bob Williams, Chair; Jason Davis, Jeff Kopachena

Academic & Student Affairs Technology

Jason Davis, Chair; Sean Anderson, Flavia Belpoliti, Russell Blanchett, Tony DeMars, Mary Jo Dondlinger, Jeremy Gamez, Lydia Harkey, Derald Harp, Tina Lancaster, Joyce Miller, Carlos Rivers, Mike Smith, Sonia Taneja; Student Representative: Jeremy Blackwell

ADA Compliance

Beth Jones, Chair; Judy Edelhauser, Lydia Harkey, Chris Jones, Elva Resendez, Ray Thompson, Rebecca Tuerk; Student Representative: Terrance Akins

Advisory

Julia Ballenger, Willie Edwards, Ben Jang, Inma Lyons, Mutlu Mete, Sri Nippani, Linda Openshaw, Mildred Pryor

Alcohol and Drug Education Taskforce

Jodi White, Chair; Chad Ballard, Robert Dotson, Marty Jacobs, Shetina Jones, Maxine Mendoza-Welch, Tony Rosselli, Judy Sackfield; Student Representative: Jadelyn Ibarra

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

Judith Ball, Chair; Glenda Denton, Dustin Dorris, Douglas Eborn, John Harris, Lani Lyman-Henley, Marsha Keenan, Mary McDaniel, Kodeeswaran Parameshwaran, Nathan Wells, Jodi White, Bruce Whitney

Institutional Biosafety (IBC)

Venu Cheriyath, Chair; Venu Cheriyath, Glenda Denton, John Humphreys (ex-officio), Derek Preas, Tammy White, Bruce Whitney; Community Representatives: Darrek Ferrell, Rick Selvaggi, Thomas West

Commencement

Paige Bussell, Chair; AJ Audet, John Ballotti, Marlena Cameron, Gary Coe, Danielle Davis, James Forbes, Richard Fulkerson, Robert Goodwin, Ray Green, Rhonda Ferguson, Charlotte Larkin, David McKenna, Glen McCull, Rob McWhorter, Derryle Peace, Derek Preas, Jennifer Schroeder, David Scott, Amy Sims, R.N. Singh, Bryan Vaughn

Compliance

Heidi Bryan, Chair; Sarah Baker, Travis Ball, Lisa Blackwell, Jason Bone, Paige Bussell, Glenda Denton, Robert Dotson, Jacques Fuqua, Paula Hanson, Lydia Harkey, John Harris, Jerrod Knight, Kaylee McIlveene, Maxine Mendoza-Welch, Tim Murphy, Maria Ramos, Jennifer Schroeder, Katelyn Severance, Michael Stark, Jody Todhunter, Rebecca Tuerk, James Vanbebber, Michele Vieira; Student Representative: Brayan Dicante

University Hearing and Appeal Board

Robert Dotson, Chair; Felicia Benavides, Terryl Bratek, Robert Brown, Craig Case, Deepti Chadee, Deanna Daffron, Danielle Davis, Stephanie Fiorisi, Amy Fonseca, Fred Fuentes, David Giles, Raymond Green, Crystal Hardeman, Chris Hensley, Kimberly Herron, Deirdre Hill, Shetina Jones, Rebecca Judd, Marsha Keenan, Kriss Kemp-Graham, Sharon Kowalsky, Scott Lancaster, Melanie Langston, Charlotte Larkin, Kristen Lewis, Jose Lopez, Melissa McCarthy, Joshua Moore, Wendy Morgan, Dennis Mosley, Ava Muñoz, Ashley Ortiz, Warren Ortloff, Jared Pickens, Hattie Powell, Elva Resendez, Rick Rosenstengle, Judy Sackfield, Kimberly Scarcelli, Michael Stark, Brittany Staten, Nate Templeton, Monica Tenhunen, Rebecca Tuerk, Brianna Williams, Tim Wilson, Robert Wolfe

Distinguished Alumnus

Derryle Peace, Chair; Sal Attardo, Brent Donham, Shanan Gibson, Randy Harp, Tim Letzring; Student Representative: Joshua Skinner; Community Representatives: Buddie Barnes, Alton Biggs, Jim Ainsworth, Gerald Deats, Jency Holbert

Electronic Information Resources Accessibility (EIR)

Lydia Harkey, Chair; Sean Anderson, Amanda Brown, Paul Bryan, Lanee Dunlap, Jacinta Dyck, Jeremy Gamez, David Hurley, Beth Jones, Madeline Justice, Williams Masten, Tim Murphy, Adam Northam, Ashley Ortiz, Edward Romero, Mike Smith, Petra Strassberg, Rebecca Tuerk, Bert White, Robert Wolfe, Lee Young

Enterprise Risk Management

Derek Preas, Chair; Heidi Bryan, Brent Donham, Ray Green, Linda King, Tina Livingston, John Weatherford

Environmental Management Advisory

Mark Giossi, John Harris, Co-Chairs; Lin Guo, Derald Harp, Niki Jackson, Kathy McGrath, Rick Rosenstengle; Student Representatives: Allen Edwards, Freda Ehioghae

Executive Compliance Committee

Heidi Bryan, Chair; Alicia Currin, Shonda Gibson, John Humphreys, Ray Keck, Linda King, Noah Nelson, Derek Preas, Edward Romero, Donna Spinato, Wyman Williams, Vice Provost for Research

Facilities Advisory

Mark Giossi, Sal Attardo, Co-Chairs; Paige Bussell, Ricky Dobbs, Brent Donham, Paula Hanson, Randy Harp, Charlotte Larkin, Tim Letzring, David McKenna, Wendy Denman, Derryle Peace, Jennifer Perry, Lisa Robinson, Rick Rosenstengle, Tara Tietjen-Smith, Rebecca Tuerk, Bryan Vaughn

Faculty Development Grants Committee 

Rafael Bakhtavoryan, Vipa Bernhardt, DongWon Choi, Jangsup Choi, Kishor Guru-Gharana, Emily Newman, Brandon Randolph-Seng, Thomas West

Faculty Development Leave Committee

Julia Ballenger, Carlos Bertulani, Hasan Coskun, Melanie Fields, Sharon Kowalsky, Sean Lauderdale, Doug LaVergne, Inma Lyons, Mutlu Mete, Brandon Randolph Seng, Jennifer Smith

Faculty Senate

Chad King, Chair; Sean Anderson, Yasemin Atinc, Julia Ballenger, Jason Davis, Johanna Delgado-Acevedo, Jennifer Dyer-Sennette, Gerard Huber, Curtis Jones, Daniel Kelly, Greg Lubiani, Debra Mahoney, Benjamin May, Sarah Mitchell, Yelin Ou, Benton Pierce, John Smith, Stephen Starnes, Susan Stewart, Jiaming Sun, Annette Taggart, Sonia Taneja, John Tanik, Kurtis Williams, Tim Wilson, Rebecca Worley

Hearing

Grady Price Blount, Anil Chourasia, Jason Davis, Judy Ford, Sandra Gates, Kishor Guru-Gharana, Chuck Holt, Jose Lopez, Karen Roggenkamp, Louis Sanchez, Jennifer Sennette, Chad Smith, Sonia Taneja, Leslie Toombs, Seung Won Yoon

Homecoming

Derryle Peace, Chair; Brett Anderson, Matthew Bentley, Scott Cason, Deepti Chadee, Tanya Charles, Gary Coe, Wendy Denman, James Forbes, Sara Goebig, Allan Goodwin; Katy King, Rachel Mitchell, Jill Mobley, Brenda Morris, David Morgan, Jodi Oelrich, Derek Preas, David Scott, Donna Spinato, Fred Stewart, Bryan Vaughn, Pam Webster, Baleigh Whitlock; Student Representative: Carla Arreguin; Community Representative: Ann Julian

Honorary Degree

Ray Green, Chair; Bill Bolin, David Brown, Johanna Delgado-Acevedo, Kathy McGrath, Noah Nelson, Derryle Peace, R.N. Singh; Student Representatives: Michelle Hodge, Brian Stephens

Honors

Ray Green, Chair; Andrew Baker, Vipa Bernhardt, Johanna Delgado-Acevedo, Tony DeMars, Judy Ford, Hunter Hayes, Jeff Herndon, Sandy Kimbrough, Brad Klypchak, Lacy Krueger, William Kuracina, Joyce Miller, Asli Ogunc, Jared Pickens, Mark Reid, Yvonne Villanueva-Russell, Bob Williams, Kurtis Williams; Rebecca Worley, Rebecca Worley; Honors Council Student Representative: Crystal Hernandez

Information Technology Steering Committee (ITSC)

Tim Murphy, Chair; Alicia Currin, Jeremy Gamez, Linda King, Noah Nelson, Rob Tellone, Wyman Williams

Institutional Effectiveness Leadership Team

Shonda Gibson, Chair; Linda Ball, Amy Bassham, David Brown, Mary Cheek, Melissa Crews, Ricky Dobbs, Mary Anne Doty, Derald Harp, Mario Hayek, John Humphreys, Madeline Justice, Linda King, Alma Mintu-Wimsatt, Berri O’Neal, Rebecca Pressley, Sam Saffer, Sonia Taneja, Alex Williams, Lee Young, Associate VP/Dean of Campus Life & Student Development (vacant)

Institutional Review Board for Protection of Human Subjects

Tara Tietjen-Smith, Chair; Julia Ballenger, Curt Carlson, Glenda Denton, Rebecca Dibbs, Donna Dunbar-Odom, Brittany Hott, Ava Muñoz, Lucy Pickering, Paul Slovak, Elvira White Lewis; Community Representative: Anne Mills; Alternates: Vipa Bernhardt, Sherri Colby, Kriss Kemp-Graham, Brandon Randolph-Seng, Monica Tenhunen

Intellectual Rights

R.N. Singh, Chair; Jay Garrett, David Hurley, Marsha Keenan, Linda Openshaw, Sang Suh, Jon Travis

International Student Advisory

Jacques Fuqua, Interim Chair; Rafael Bakhtavoryan, Molly Baur, Danielle Davis, Jennifer Hudson, Kent Montgomery, Ricia Montgomery, Judy Sackfield; Student Representatives: Andrea Slobodnikova, Sameer Vitvekar

QEP Leadership Team

Ricky Dobbs, Jacques Fuqua, Shonda Gibson, Jennifer Hudson, John Humphreys

QEP Core Committee

Yvonne Villanueva-Russell, Chair; Jennifer Hudson, Co-Chair; Natalia Assis, Hasan Coskun, Melissa Crews, Nijesh Dangol, Caleb Farris, Jacques Fuqua, Gail Johnston, Rebecca Judd, Izhar Kham, Maria Lamarque, Olatundun Modile, Samantha Roberts, Andrea Slobodnikova, Courtney Stanford Tammi Thompson, Leslie Toombs, William Wadley, Tim Wilson, Tina Yang

QEP Department Mentors

Tabetha Adkins, Alexandra Babino, Jeff Baker, Amy Bassham, Susan Bishop, Brian Brumley, Tom Deaton, John Mark Dempsey, Donna Dunbar-Odom, William Edwards, Caleb Farris, Stephen Furlich, Ray Green, Diana Hines, Jennifer Hudson, Vanessa Huse, Kris Kemp-Graham, Debbie Kim, Ben Jang, Gail Johnston, Izhar Khan, William Kuracina, Tim Lancaster, YieJe Lee, Shiyou Li, William Masten, Carole McKenzie, Emily Newman, Will Newton, Jodi Oelrich, Berri O’Neal, Ashley Ortiz, Mildred Pryor, Veronica Reed, Samantha Roberts, Robert Rodriguez, Cynthia Ross, Judy Sackfield, Jennifer Schroeder, Scott Sewell, Jeremy Sippel, Tammi Thompson, Rebecca Tuerk, Casey Watkins, Tim Willett, Tina Yang

Research & Creative Activities

pending

Safety Committee

Josh Cato, Chair; Terryl Bratek, Doyce Dees, Perry Moler, Michael Stark, Bryan Vaughn, Sue Weatherbee, Brian Weaver

Scholarship

Maria Ramos, Chair; Ray Green, Deirdre Hill, Robert Dotson, Dottie McIntyre, Dameon White

Staff Council

Jeremy Gamez, Chair; Janet Anderson, Chad Ballard, Belinda Benson, Sarah Elder, Mona Gilley, Wendy Hooten, Leslie Horn, Stephanie Keahey, Jodi Oelrich, Kim Scarcelli, Mandy Shaw, Jeremy Tanner, Jody Todhunter, John Weatherbee

Strategic Leadership Team

Ray Keck, Chair; Alicia Currin, John Humphreys, Linda King, Noah Nelson, Wyman Williams

Strategic Planning Assessment Committee

Ricky Dobbs, Chair; Tabetha Adkins, Sarah Baker, Anil Chourasia, Brent Donham, Jacques Fuqua, Shonda Gibson, David Giles, Jennifer Hudson, Linda King, Jerrod Knight, Tim Letzring, Jennifer Schroeder

Student Financial Aid

Elva Resendez, Chair; Brian Brumley, Robert Dotson, Mark Moreno, Maria Ramos (ex-officio), Darnisha Reed, Charles Robnett

Student Service Fee

Associate VP/Dean of Campus Life and Student Development (vacant), Chair; Paula Hanson, Shetina Jones, Tina Livingston (ex-officio), Linda Openshaw, Maggie Salem, Tim Willett (ex-officio); Student Representatives: Elora Das, Kya Grant, Kendall Hill, Josh Skinner, Stacy Melo

Study Abroad Scholarship Awards Committee

Jacques Fuqua, Chair; Johanna Delgado-Acevedo, JoHyun Kim, Rebecca Judd, Inma Lyons, Yvonne Villanueva-Russell

Teacher Education Admission, Retention & Appeals Committee (TEARAC)

Mark Reid, Chair; Becky Adams, Susan Bishop, Ben Jang, Beth Jones, Sandy Kimbrough, Darla Meek, Gilbert Naizer, J.P. Slovak, John Smith, Susan Stewart, Ray Thompson, Pam Webster, Bob Williams

Title IX Stakeholder Committee

James Vanbebber, Chair; Paige Bussell, Robert Dotson, Jacques Fuqua, Raymond Green, Deirdre Hill, Linda King, Maxine Mendoza-Welch, Sarah Northam, Linda Openshaw, Maria Ramos, Jennifer Schroeder, Donna Spinato, Michael Stark, Jody Todhunter, Rebecca Tuerk; Student Representative: vacant

Traffic

James Vanbebber, Chair; John Ballotti, Valerie Lutes, Donna Spinato (ex-officio), George Swindell, Ray Thompson; Student Representative: Crystal Hernandez

Undergraduate Academic Appeals Committee

Andrea Graham, Caroline Hayek, Mutlu Mete, Linda Openshaw, Hattie Powell, Maria Ramos, Becky Sinclair, Julee Walker, Ruiliang Yan

University Diversity and Inclusion Committee (UDIC)

Edward Romero, Chair; Julia Ballenger, Vice-Chair; Molly Baur, Tony DeMars, Danielle Davis, Robert Dotson, Lanee Dunlap, Willie Edwards, Fred Fuentes, Chris Green, Lydia Harkey, Lon Johnston, Doug LaVergne, Dottie McIntyre, Mark Moreno, Nick Patras, Elva Resendez, Judy Sackfield, Dan Su, Tammi Thompson, Rebecca Tuerk, Michele Vieira, Pam Webster, Dameon White, Rebecca Worley

University Studies

Stephen Starnes, Chair; Tabetha Adkins (ex-officio), Rafael Bakhtavoryan, Judith Ball, Quynh Dang, Tom Deaton, Michael Knight, Frannie Miller, Gil Naizer, Jess Pauszek

Visual Art

Chris Blackhurst, Chair; Shanan Gibson, Derald Harp, Rachel Mitchell, Emily Newman, Derek Preas, Tim Willett; Student Representatives: Zane Griffin, Katie Ritchie; Community Representative: Janet Peek

Wellness Council

Tammi Thompson, Jamie Thayer, Co-Chairs; Ruth Beelitz, Bethany Ferrall, Kimberly Herron, Maxine Mendoza-Welch, Nick Patras, Chase Phillips, Derek Preas, Lauren Rhodes, Mandy Shaw, Bonnie Smithers, Joshua Stoner, Dean Mark Stumbo, Cynthia Todhunter, Dameon White