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University-Wide Committees

University-Wide Committees

Here is a list of all committees run by the University 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 indicated when relevant
  • Chairs indicated in bold

University-Wide Nominating Committee

Christa Garvey (2022)
Isabel Walters (2023)
Liliana LaValle, Library (2022)

Mary Worley, Communication & Journalism (2023)
Christy Mulock, ARCC (2022)
Jacqueline Nevarez, OMA (2023)

Faculty Complaint, Grievance & Termination Review Committee

Jianjun Ji, Sociology (2023)
Arin Van Wormer, Nursing (2023)
Todd Wellnitz, Biology (2023)
Geoff Peterson, Political Science (2023)
Matt Jewell, Materials Science (2023)
Won Yong Jang, Communication & Journalism (2024)
Sean McAleer, Philosophy & Religious Studies (2024)
Lisa Quinn-Lee, Social Work (2024)

Maria DaCosta, Economics (2024)
Norah Airth-Kindree (2024)
Carolyn Otto, Mathematics (2022)
Kati Morley, Library (2022)
Abby Hemmerich, CSD (2022)
Reiko Shinno, History (2022)
Kate Hinnant, Library (2022)
Winifred Bryant, Biology (2022)

University Planning Committee

Ann Ashenbrenner, Nursing (2023)
Nikki Andrews, Admissions (2023)
Jidong Zhang, Accounting & Finance (2024)
Saori Braun, Kinesiology (2024)
Greg Kocken, Library (2025)
Louisa Rice, History (2022)
Dang Yang, Multicultural Affairs (2022)


Alex Schultz, Central Stores (2025)
Evan Weiher, Senate Chair, ex officio
Jaden Mikoulinski, Student Body President or designee, ex officio
Casey Rozowski, Institutional Research, ex officio
Grace Crickette, Vice Chancellor for Budget & Finance or designee, ex officio
MJ Brukardt, Exec. Dir. of Marketing & Planning, ex officio

Invited participants:
     Troy Kozma, UWEC – Barron County
     Sue Patrick, UWEC – Barron County

Academic Staff Complaint, Grievance and Review Committee

IAS - Mary Elger-Lonzarich, Biology (2022)
APAS - Craig Ernst, LTS (2022)
APAS - Jasmine Case, ARCC (2022)
APAS - Stitira Wendt, St. w/ Dis. (2023)
APAS -Linda Carlson, ARCC (2023)
APAS - Patti See, ARCC (2023)

IAS - Vacant (2024)
APAS - Alison Clark, Career Services (2024)
IAS - Vacant (2024)

Academic Staff Professional Development Committee

Linda Carlson, Advising (2022)
Faith Pawelski, St. Support Serv. (2022)
Samantha Pearson, Nursing (2023)
Melody Manteufel, ARCC (2023)
Amanda Sedahl, ARCC (2024)
Trudy Brickheimer, EHS (2024)

Chris Jorgenson, Chancellor Appointment (2021)
Teresa O' Halloran, Affirmative Action
Karen Havholm, ORSP

Administrative and Professional Academic Staff Awards Committee

Katy Rand, St. Leadership (2022) 
Ashley Sukhu, ARCC (2022)
Karen Callawy, HR (2021)

Stitira Wendt, St. w/ Disabilities, (2023)
Jodi Thesing-Ritter, Blugold Beginnings, (2023)

University Faculty Awards Committee

Vacant (2023)
Liliana LaValle, Library (2023)
Tarique Niazi, Sociology (2021)

Dalete Mota, Nursing (2022)
Kao Nou Moua, Social Work (2022)
Jason Spraitz, Criminal Justice (2021)

Administrator Review Committee

Nick Phillips, Music & Theatre Arts 2024 - Elected by/from A&S
Seungbin Oh, Accounting & Finance, 2022 - Elected by/from BUS
Rod Jones, Special Education , 2024 - Elected by/from EHS
Norah Airth-Kindree, Nursing, 2023 - Elected by/from NHS
Katie Ritland-Clouse, Advising, 2022 - Elected by/from APAS
Vacant, 2023 - Elected by/from APAS
Christopher Jones, Barron County 2023 - Elected by/from IAS
Lenette Erickson, Barron County, 2024 - Elected by/from University Staff Council
Bill Hoepner, LTS, 2022 - Elected by/from University Staff Council

University Liberal Education Committee

Alex Smith, Mathematics, A&S (2023)
Namji Kim, Music & Theatre Arts, A&S (2023)
Jennifer Chapman, Music & Theatre Arts, A&S (2022)
Debra Barker, American Indian Studies, A&S (2024)
Ann Aschenbrenner, Nursing, NHS (2022)
Theresa Dachel, Nursing, NHS (2023)
Liliana LaValle, Library, Library Rep. (2024)
Katie Ritland-Clouse, ARCC, AS Rep. (2023)
Mary Hoffman, Provost or designee, ex-officio and non-voting

Jan Stirm, English, A&S (2022)
Kris Knutson, Communication & Journalism, A&S (2024)
Jeffrey Goodman, Psychology, A&S (2024)
Emrah Ekici, Accounting & Finance, BUS (2023)
Marcy Orwig, Business Communications, BUS (2022)
Lisa Quinn-Lee, Social Work, EHS (2022)
Angela Dalhoe, Special Education, EHS (2024)
Elizabeth TenBarge, Student Representative

University Assessment Committee

Vacant NHS (2021)
Jeanette Olsen, Nursing, NHS (2023)
Jerrod Hines, Psychology, A&S (2024)
Kris Knutson, Communication & Journalism, A&S (2023)
Carol Koroghlanian, Educ. St., EHS (2024)
Rose Battalio, Spec. Educ., EHS (2023)
Tony Keys, Information System, BUS (2023)
Tim Vaughan, Management & Marketing, BUS (2022)

Demetrius Smith, EDI (2024)
Feroz Siddique, Barron County (2023)
Cheryl Lochner Wright, International Educ. (2024)
Robin Miller, Library (2022)
Vacant (2024)
Lauren Bach, ARCC (2023)
Travis DuChene, Student
Mary Hoffman, Director of Assessment

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