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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
  • US = University Staff
  • College or School indicated when relevant
  • Chairs in bold
  • *Non-Voting Members

Executive Committee

Pedro Sottile, (F/BUS), 2025
Kyle Whipple, (F/EHS), 2024
Lisa Schiller, (F/NHS), 2025
Bob Hooper, (F/A&S), 2024
Liz Glogowski, (F/Any), 2025
Jamie Tester, (F/Any), 2025
Colleen Marchwick, (AS/Any), 2024
Alex Smith, (F/Any), 2025
John Mann, (F/Any), 2024
Tom Sulzer, (AS/Any), 2025
Sheryl Poirier, (AS/Any), 2025
Gail Hanson Brenner, (AS/Any), 2024


Jasmine Case, Academic Affairs, Academic Staff Rep, 2026
Marquell Johnson, Faculty Staff Rep, 2026
Evan Weiher, Senate Chair, 2025
Kelly  Murray, Vice Chair, 2025
Ellen Mahaffy, (F/Any), 2024
Lauren Wentz, (F/Any), 2024

*James Schmidt, Chancellor
*Mike Carney, i-Provost/VC
*Tracy Drier, VC
*Billy Felz, VC
*Teresa O'Halloran, VC


Faculty Personnel Committee

Marquell Johnson, EHS, 2026
Jason Spraitz, (A&S), 2026
Lisa Schiller (NHS), 2024
Vacant (Any), 2025
Pedro Sottile, (BUS), 2026

Vacant (2027)
Reiko Shinno, (A&S), 2025
Marie Walsh (NHS - Marshfield), 2026
Louisa Rice, appointed Assoc VC Academic Affairs

Academic Staff Personnel Committee

Samantha Pearson, Nursing (APAS), 2024
Kelly Murray, CETL (APAS), 2025
Andy Hanson, Nursing (APAS), 2024
Tom Carlson, Languages (IAS), 2026
Paula Collins, A&S (APAS), 2025

Vacant (IAS), 2025
Jen Ekblad (APAS), 2027
Margaret Weber, History (IAS), 2026
Jasmine Case, Academic Affairs (APAS), AS Rep, 2026
Stephanie Jamelske (appd, ex officio and non-voting)

Academic Policies Committee

Jessica Kraker, Mathematics (A&S), 2025
Jamie Tester, Social Work (EHS), 2025
William Wolf, Physics & Astronomy (A&S), 2024
Bob Hooper, Geology (A&S), 2025 
Alex Smith, Mathematics/Computer Science (A&S) 2024
Gunnar Larson, Nursing (NHS), 2025
Abby Hemmerich, (EHS), 2026
Jose Valero, Languages (A&S), 2026
Bill Miller, Accounting (BUS), 2025
Kati Morley (LIB), 2026

*Patricia Kleine, Provost/Vice Chancellor
*Student Member - Colin Rafter

Campus Infrastructure Committee

Silviana Amethyst (UF), 2025 
Gunnar Larson (UF), 2024
Rebecca Dienger (UAS), 2026
Katie Bublitz (UAS), 2026
Sasha Showsh, (UF) 2024 (election happening)
Steve Korinek (UF) 2025

Lee Miller, (US) 2025
Bill Hoepner, (US) 2024)
Renee Strehlau, Administrative Rep. 
Drew Morehouse, Student Member

Compensation and Budget Committee

Ellen Mahaffy (UF) 2026
Vacant (UF) 2024
Samantha Pearson (UAS) 2025
Tom Sulzer (UAS) 2026
Sasha Showsh (UF) 2025
Kati Morley (UF) 2024
Staci Heidtke, Career Services (APAS) 2026
Marcia St. Germaine (UAS) 2025

Sally Eckwright (US) 2024 non-voting
Brewer Doran, Dean
Student Member - Ben Johnson, non-voting
Stephanie Jamelske, Budget Officer, non-voting

Technology Committee

Ganga Vadhavkar (UF, A&S) 2026
David (Hyoseok) Hwang (UF, BUS) 2025
Robert Stow, (UF, EHS) 2025
Andy Hanson (UAS, Nursing) 2024
Kyle Whipple (Any Senator) 2024
Tom Sulzer (LTS) 2026
Liliana LaValle (Library) 2024

Brad Gehrke (UAS Senator) 2026
Mark Staloch (Any Senator) 2025
Eric Sevens (US) 2025
Drew Morehouse, Student Member
Kent Gerberich, LTS (CIO)
Wufeng Tian, Barron County

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