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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
  • US = University Staff
  • College indicated when relevant
  • Chairs indicated in bold

University-Wide Nominating Committee

Angela Dalhoe, Special Education (2024)
Vacant (2025)
Yuxin Shan, Accounting & Finance (2024) (election)

Namji Kim, Music & Theatre Arts (2025)
Colleen Marchwick, Center for International Education (2024) (vacant)
Mickey Berkoben, ARCC (2025)

Faculty Complaint, Grievance & Termination Review Committee

Josh Brown, Languages (2026)
(v-Ch) Arin Van Wormer, Nursing (2026)
Der-Fa Lu, Nursing (2026)
Pedro Sottile, Accounting & Finance (2026)
Won Yong Jang, Communication & Journalism (2027)
Matt Jewell, Materials Science & Biomedical Engineering (2027)
Lisa Quinn-Lee, Social Work (2027)

Mohammad Alasgherin, Nursing (2027)
Norah Airth-Kindree, Nursing (2027)
Sue Fondrie, Educ. (2025)
Yoonsin Oh, Kinesiology (2025)
Ming-Li Hsieh, Political Science (2025)
Reiko Shinno, History (2025)
Yan Li, Economics (2025)
Crispin Pierce, PHES (2025)

University Planning Committee

Jarrod Hines, Psychology (2026)
Jidong Zhang, Accounting & Finance (2024)
Saori Braun, Kinesiology (2024)
Mary Canales, Nursing (2027)
Nikki Andrews, Admissions (2024)
Rochelle Hoffman, MSS (2026)
Ferroz Siddique, UWEC – Barron County (2027)
Alex Schultz, Central Stores (2025)
Greg Kocken, Library (2025)


Nicole Owen, US Council Chair, ex officio
Evan Weiher, Senate Chair, ex officio
Mike Carney, Institutional Research, ex officio
Julia Diggins, i-Executive Director of Marketing & Planning, ex officio
Tracy Drier, i-Vice Chancellor for Budget & Finance or designee, ex officio
Brett Farmer, Student Body President or designee, ex officio

Academic Staff Complaint, Grievance and Review Committee

IAS - Gail Hanson Brenner, Nursing (2025)
APAS - Faith Pawelski, SSS (2025)
APAS - Samantha Pearson, Nursing (2025)
APAS - Amanda Sedahl, Blugold Central (2025)
APAS -Sara Thommesen, Activities Involvement & Leadership (2026)
APAS - Barb Ritzinger, Barron County (2026)

IAS - Chip Kochendorfer, Accounting & Finance (2024) (vacant)
APAS - Daria Hutchinson, Facilities (2024) (election)
IAS - Karen Morris, Communication & Journalism (2024) (vacant)

Academic Staff Professional Development Committee

Melissa Boellaard, Nursing (2025)
Melody Manteufel, ARCC (2025)
Catherine Lee, Center for International Education (2026)
Katie Larson, CETL (2026)
Samantha Lorenz, Inst. Research (2027)
Holly Heinz, LTS (2027)

Chris Jorgenson, Chancellor Appointment (2021)
Teresa O' Halloran, Affirmative Action
Erica Benson, Asst. VC Research & Sponsored Programs

Administrative and Professional Academic Staff Awards Committee

Vacant (2025) 
Vacant (2025)
Vacant (2024)

Vacant (2023)
Vacant (2023)

University Faculty Awards Committee

Vacant (2023)
Vacant (2023)
Vacant (2024)

Vacant (2024)
Vacant (2025)
Vacant (2025)

Administrator Review Committee

Nick Phillips, Music & Theatre Arts 2024 - Elected by/from A&S
Seungbin Oh, Accounting & Finance, 2026 - Elected by/from BUS
Rod Jones, Special Education , 2024 - Elected by/from EHS
Vacant, 2026 - Elected by/from NHS
Ashley Fritz, Dean of Students Office, 2025 - Elected by/from APAS
Robin Baker, Athletics, 2026 - Elected by/from APAS
Mark Staloch, Business Comm. & Info. Systems, 2026 - Elected by/from IAS
Nancy Epsaro, A&S, 2024 - Elected by/from University Staff Council
Bill Hoepner, LTS, 2025 - Elected by/from University Staff Council

University Liberal Education Committee

Benjamin Fine, Computer Science, A&S (2026)
Steve Fink, Philosophy & religious Studies, A&S (2026)
Jim Seliya, Computer Science, A&S (2025)
Joanne Jahnke-Wegner, History, A&S (2024)
Jeanette Olsen, Nursing, NHS (2025)
Linda Sargent, Nursing, NHS (2026)
Liliana LaValle, Library, Library Rep. (2024)
Creanna Cote, Health Services, Academic Staff Representative (2026)
Mary Hoffman, Provost or designee, ex-officio and non-voting

Andrew Sturtevant, History, A&S (2025)
Kris Knutson, Communication & Journalism, A&S (2024)
Jeffrey Goodman, Psychology, A&S (2024)
Emrah Ekici, Accounting & Finance, BUS (2026)
Marcy Orwig, Business Communications, BUS (2025)
Emily Freeman, Education for Equity and Justice, EHS (2025)
Kirstin Rossi, Special Education, EHS (2024)
Colin Rafter, Student Representative

University Assessment Committee

Stephanie Hill, Nursing, NHS (2024)
Jeanette Olsen, Nursing, NHS (2026)
Jerrod Hines, Psychology, A&S (2024)
Jennifer Smith, Biology, A&S (2026)
Carol Koroghlanian, Educ. St., EHS (2024)
Karsten Powell, Spec. Educ., EHS (2026)
Tony Keys, Information System, BUS (2026)
Sheril Gilberstadt, Accounting & Finance, BUS (2025)

Jodi Thesing-Ritter, EDI (2024)
Troy Kozma, Barron County (2026)
Jasmine Case, Academic Affairs (2024)
Robin Miller, Library (2025)
Tracy Drier, Engagement, Activities, Involvement & Leadership (2024)
Lauren Bach, ARCC (2026)
Colin Rafter, Student
Mary Hoffman, Director of Assessment

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