CHS Committees

 The Dean is ex-officio, non-voting on all committees


Faculty Council

The Faculty Council shall be a body of elected delegates that provide the means by which the Faculty can expeditiously discharge its responsibility to deal with and initiate educational and academic policy matters which transcend departmental responsibilities. Members will be the Faculty’s voice and liaison with the Dean’s Office and the Chair’s Council. Faculty Council meetings shall generally be open to any faculty member who wishes to attend.

Elected by College Faculty for 2-year term. Elected Chairs will serve a three-year term, Chair-Elect (year 1), Chair (year 2), and past Chair (year 3).  

Faculty Council

Travis Thomas, ATCN (Chair)    June 2024
Matt Hoch, ATCN (Chair-Elect) June 2025
Chuck Hazle, PT June 2024
Mary Jo Cooley Hidecker, CSD June 2024
Karen Clancy, CLM June 2023
Cheryl Vanderford, PAS June 2023
Jami Warren, CLM June 2023
Nathan Johnson, PT (past Chair) June 2023

Academic Affairs Committee

Appointed by Faculty Council for 3-year term

Academic Affairs Committee

Kevin Schuer, PAS (Chair)  2025
Denise O'Dell, PT  2025
Chad Guilliams, MLS  2025
Sarah Kercsmar, CLM 2025
Kieko Ishikawa, CSD 2025
Christy Brady, CLM 2025
Nick Heebner, SMRI 2023
Jami Warren, CLM 2023
Karen Badger, CLM Ex-officio
Randa Remer-Eskridge, OSA Ex-officio
Badger and Remer (ex-officio, non-voting)  

University Senate

Elected by College faculty for 3-year term

DeShana Collett, PAS 2025
Christopher Swartz, MLS 2025
Hanna Hoch, ATCN 2025
Karen Clancy, CLM 2025
Ming Chih, HSER 2023

Staff Council

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Elected by CHS staff for 2-year term

Caroline Arthur, CS  2023
Christa Jennings, FACE 2023
Heather Hardesty, OSA 2022
Kelly Calia, SMRI  2023
Will Hieronymus, CS, Chair  2022
William Bickers, OSA  2023

Student Affairs Committee 

Appointed by Faculty Council for 2-year term

Student Affairs Committee

Jean Fry, ATCN (Chair) 2023
Mona Carper, PT 2024
Debbie Kelly, PT 2024
Emily Gabriel, ATCN 2024
Dee Dlugonski, ATCN 2024
Cheryl Vanderford, PAS 2023
Brandi White, HHS 2023
Joshua Burkhart, PAS 2023

Health Care Colleges Council

Elected by College Faculty for 2-year term

Jami Warren, CLM 2024
Somu Chatterjee, PAS 2024
Kara Lee, PT 2023
Carrie Baker, AT 2023

Appointments, Promotion and Tenure Committee

Appointed by the Dean in consultation with Faculty Council for 1-year term

  • Charles Marshall, PT 
  • Chris Fry, AT
  • DeShana Collett, PAS
  • Judy Page, CSD
  • Karen Skaff, HSER 
  • Patrick Kitzman, PT
  • Tim Butterfield, AT

Performance Review Appeals Committee

Appointed by the Dean for 1-year term

  • Janice Kuperstein, FACE 
  • Kevin Schuer, PAS
  • Tim Uhl, AT
  • Travis Thomas, CN

Research Advisory Committee

Appointed by the ADR in consultation with the Dean & Dept. Chairs for 1-year term

  • Betsy Northrup, OR
  • Brian Noehren, PT
  • Chris Fry, AT 
  • Joneen Lowman, CSD
  • Leslie Woltenberg, PAS
  • Ming-Yuan Chih, HSER
  • Nick Heebner, AT 
  • Tony Faiola, OR

College Hearing Committee

  • Brian Noehren, PT 
  • Donna Morris, CSD
  • Lynn English, PT
  • Ming-Yuan Chih, HSER
  • Tim Butterfield, AT 

Diversity and Inclusivity Ad-Hoc Committee

  • Brendan, O'Ferrell, OSA 
  • Carrie Baker, AT 
  • Christa Jennings, FACE 
  • Christopher Swartz, MLS 
  • Esther Dupont-Versteegden, RHB, PT
  • Geetanjali Gera, PT 
  • Janice Kuperstein, DRS
  • Janine Bartley, CSD 
  • Jean Fry, AT  
  • Kate Kosmac, PT 
  • Ke'la Porter, AT 
  • Kristie Law, FACE
  • Matthew Hoch, AT 
  • Randa Remer-Eskridge, OSA
  • Somu Chatterjee, PAS