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University Senate Committees

University Senate Committees

Here is a list of all committees run by the University Senate and the members of each committee.


  • UF = University Faculty (indicated when relevant)
  • UAS = University Academic Staff (indicated when relevant)
  • APAS = Administrative or Professional Academic Staff
  • IAS = Instructional Academic Staff
  • College or School indicated when relevant
  • Chairs in bold
  • *Non-Voting Members

Executive Committee

Pedro Sottile, (F/BUS), 2023
Marquell Johnson, (F/EHS), 2022
Charlotte Sortedahl, (F/NHS), 2023
Sean McAleer, (F/A&S), 2022
Elizabeth Glogowski, (F/Any), 2023
Kristin Schaupp, (F/Any), 2023
Colleen Marchwick, (AS/Any), 2022
Ryan Weichelt, (F/Any), 2023
John Mann, (F/Any), 2022
Kent Gerberich, (AS/Any), 2023
Nicole Miller, (AS/Any), 2023


Jasmine Case, ARCC, Academic Staff Rep, 2024
Geoff Peterson, Faculty Staff Rep, 2024
Evan Weiher, Senate Chair, 2023
Kelly  Murray, Vice Chair, 2023
Jill Markgraf, (F/Any), 2022
Abbey Fischer, (F/Any), 2022

*James Schmidt, Chancellor
*Patricia Kleine, Provost/VC
*Grace Crickette, VC
*Billy Felz, I-VC
*Olga Diaz, VC


Faculty Personnel Committee

Vacant, 2023
Geoffrey Peterson (A&S), 2024
Lisa Schiller (NHS), 2024
Jeff Erger (A&S), 2022
Barb Meier (EHS), 2023

Mike Carney, Assoc. VC (appd)
Pedro Sottile (BUS), 2022
Alex Smith, (A&S), 2022
Lorraine Smith (NHS), 2024

Academic Staff Personnel Committee

Samantha Pearson, Nursing (APAS), 2024
Vacant (APAS), 2022
Vacant (APAS), 2024
Mary Elger-Lonzarich, Biology (IAS), 2023
Craig Ernst, (APAS), 2022

Lori Snyder (IAS), 2022
Jeff DeGrave (APAS), 2024
Pam Baughman (IAS), 2023
Jasmine Case, (APAS), AS Rep, 2024
Stephanie Jamelske (appd, ex officio and non-voting)

Academic Policies Committee

Marquell Johnson (EHS), 2022
Jamie Tester Morfoot (EHS), 2022
Dalete Mota (NHS), 2024
Scott Clark (A&S), 2023 
Rahul Gomes (A&S), 2024
Evan Weiher (A&S), 2022
Abby Hemmerich, (EHS), 2023
Carol Koroghlanian (EHS), 2022 
Bill Miller (BUS), 2022

*Patricia Kleine, Provost/Vice Chancellor
*Kati Morley (LIB), 2023
*Student Member - Elizabeth TenBarge

Physical Plant Planning Committee

Jim Boulter (UF), 2022
Jill Markgraf (UF), 2023
Gunnar Larson (UF), 2024
Grace Becker (UAS), 2023
Vacant (UAS), 2024
Bill Hoepner (US) 2024

Sasha Showsh (UAS/Biol), 2024
Sean Hartnett (UF/Geog), 2023
Karen O'Day (UF/Art & Design), 2022
Renee Strehlau, Administrative Rep.
Paul Soden, Barron Co. (US) 2022
Nick Johnson, Student Member

Compensation and Budget Committee

Ellen Mahaffy (UF) 2023
Carol Koroghlanian (UF) 2024
Robert Berg (UAS) 2022
Tom Sulzer (UAS) 2023
Sasha Showsh (UF) 2022
Kati Morley (UF) 2024
Linda Carlson (UAS) 2023
Paula Collins (UAS) 2022

Sally Eckwright, University Staff (2024) non-voting
Brewer Doran, Dean
Student Member - Nick Johnson, non-voting
Stephanie Jamelske, Budget Officer, non-voting

Technology Committee

Ellen Mahaffy (UF, A&S) 2023
Kate (Kyoungmi) Kim (UF, BUS) 2022
Robert Stow, (UF, EHS) 2022
Andy Hanson (UAS, Nursing) 2024
Vacant (UF, Any) 2024
Vacant (LTS) 2023
Vacant (Library) 2024

Brad Gehrke (UAS, Any) 2023
Dave Nesvacil (UAS) 2022
Eric Sevens (US) 2022
Stuart Scamehorn, Student Member
Kent Gerberich, LTS (CIO)
Cathleen Crandall, Barron County

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