Selected Committees

First Name Last Name Role Term Type Selection
Academic Standards Committee
Jonathan Duncan 2017 faculty Faculty Ballot
Linda Felipez 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
James Nestler 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Karin Thompson 2018 faculty Faculty Ballot
Scott Ligman Chair administration Ex Officio: Academic Admin designee
Betty Duncan staff Ex Officio: Director of Academic Advisement
Carolyn Denney staff Ex Officio: Registrar
Admissions Committee
Curtis Kuhlman 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Janice McKnezie 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Delvin Peterson 2014 faculty Presidential Appointment
Scott Ligman administration Ex Officio: Academic Admin designee
Jonathan Nickell staff Ex Officio: Dean of Men (Associate2)
EMPTY staff Ex Officio: Dean of Women
Dallas Weis Chair staff Ex Officio: Dir of Admissions
Cassie Ragenovich staff Ex Officio: Dir. Student Fin. Services
Betty Duncan staff Ex Officio: Director of Academic Advisement
Carolyn Denney staff Ex Officio: Registrar
David Richardson administration Ex Officio: VP - Student Life & Mission
Jodi Wagner administration Ex Officio: VP - University Relations & Advancement
Americans with Disabilities Act Committee
Debbie Muthersbaugh 2015 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
Scott Ligman Chair administration Ex Officio: Assoc. VP - Acad. Admin.
Jennifer Carpenter staff Ex Officio: Dir Human Resources
Dallas Weis staff Ex Officio: Dir of Admissions
George Bennett staff Ex Officio: Dir. Plant Services
Shirlee Kehney staff Ex Officio: Dir. Risk & Safety Mgmt
Sue Huett staff Ex Officio: Disability Support Services
David Richardson administration Ex Officio: VP - Student Life & Mission
Board Observers Committee
Larry Aamodt 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Anthony Smith 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Budget Committee
David Crawford 2017 faculty Faculty Ballot
Brian Roth 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Ken Vyhmeister Secretary administration Ex Officio: Assoc. VP - Fin. Admin.
Carl Cosaert committee Ex Officio: Chair of the Faculty
Eric James administration Ex Officio: Controller
EMPTY committee Ex Officio: Faculty Senate Chair
John McVay Chair administration Ex Officio: President
Greg Dodds committee Ex Officio: University Master Planning Chair
Bob Cushman administration Ex Officio: VP - Academic Admin.
Steve Rose Vice-Chair administration Ex Officio: VP - Financial Admin.
David Richardson administration Ex Officio: VP - Student Life & Mission
Cabinet Committee
Pedrito Maynard-Reid administration Ex Officio: Assistant to the President for Diversity
Scott Ligman administration Ex Officio: Assoc. VP - Acad. Admin.
Ken Vyhmeister administration Ex Officio: Assoc. VP - Fin. Admin.
Joe Galusha administration Ex Officio: Assoc. VP - Graduate Studies
Carl Cosaert committee Ex Officio: Chair of the Faculty
EMPTY committee Ex Officio: Faculty Senate Chair
John McVay Chair administration Ex Officio: President
Bob Cushman administration Ex Officio: VP - Academic Admin.
Steve Rose administration Ex Officio: VP - Financial Admin.
David Richardson administration Ex Officio: VP - Student Life & Mission
Jodi Wagner administration Ex Officio: VP - University Relations & Advancement
Campus Life Committee
Michaelynn Paul 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Paddy McCoy staff Ex Officio: Campus Chaplain
EMPTY staff Ex Officio: Dean of Men
EMPTY staff Ex Officio: Dean of Women
David Richardson Chair administration Ex Officio: VP - Student Life & Mission
Computer Users Committee
EMPTY 2015 NullPerson Nominating-Accept/Refer
Duane Anderson 2016 staff Nominating-Accept/Refer
Brent Bergherm 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Bryce Cole Chair (2011-2013) 2014 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
Donald Riley 2015 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
Tyler Steffenson 2017 staff Nominating-Accept/Refer
Scott McFadden staff Ex Officio: Dir. Information Services
Michael Bork staff Ex Officio: Webmaster
Curriculum Committee
EMPTY 2014 NullPerson Faculty Ballot
Kyle Craig 2017 faculty Faculty Ballot
Lucille Krull 2014 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
Sylvia Nosworthy 2018 faculty Faculty Ballot
Susan Smith 2018 faculty Faculty Ballot
Louie Yaw 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Carolyn Denney Exec. Secretary staff Ex Officio: Registrar
Bob Cushman Chair administration Ex Officio: VP - Academic Admin.
Diversity Council Committee
Linda Felipez 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Heidi Haynal 2014 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
Janet Ockerman 2015 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
Claudia Santellano Staff 2014 staff Staff Ballot
Kisna Toruno Staff 2015 staff Staff Ballot
Pedrito Maynard-Reid Chair administration Ex Officio: Assistant to the President for Diversity
Jennifer Carpenter staff Ex Officio: Dir Human Resources
Sue Huett staff Ex Officio: Disability Support Services
John McVay administration Ex Officio: President
Bob Cushman administration Ex Officio: VP - Academic Admin.
Jodi Wagner administration Ex Officio: VP - University Relations & Advancement
Faculty Compensation Committee
Josefer Montes 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Donald Riley 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Marte Willoughby 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Jennifer Carpenter staff Ex Officio: Dir Human Resources
Bob Cushman administration Ex Officio: VP - Academic Admin.
Steve Rose administration Ex Officio: VP - Financial Admin.
Faculty Development Committee
David Cowles 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Jonathan Duncan Resigned 2014 faculty Presidential Appointment
Jean-Paul Grimaud 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Heidi Haynal Vice-Chair 2016 faculty Presidential Appointment
Rosemarie Khng 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Annette Melgosa 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Dave Thomas Chair 2014 faculty Presidential Appointment
Bob Cushman administration Ex Officio: VP - Academic Admin.
Faculty Representative For ASWWC Senate Committee
James Nestler 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Helo Oidjarv 2015 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
Faculty Representative Theology Advisory Committee
No committee members.
Faculty Representatives For ASWWC Publication Committee
Brent Bergherm 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Kellie Bond 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Faculty Senate Committee
Shirley Anderson Health & PE 2015 faculty Department Ballot
Austin Archer Chair 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Kellie Bond English 2015 faculty Department Ballot
Tom Emmerson Art 2015 faculty Department Ballot
Carolyn Gaskell Library Science 2014 faculty Department Ballot
Rob Holm Technology 2014 faculty Department Ballot
Trudy Klein Nursing 2014 faculty Department Ballot
Frederick Liebrand Physics 2014 faculty Department Ballot
Douglas Logan Engineering 2014 faculty Department Ballot
Josefer Montes Business 2015 faculty Department Ballot
Anthony Smith Chemistry 2014 faculty Department Ballot
Dave Thomas Theology 2015 faculty Department Ballot
Karin Thompson Music 2014 faculty Department Ballot
Scott Ligman administration Ex Officio: Assoc. VP - Acad. Admin.
Joe Galusha administration Ex Officio: Assoc. VP - Graduate Studies
EMPTY Non-Voting committee Ex Officio: Governance Handbook Chair
John McVay administration Ex Officio: President
Carolyn Denney staff Ex Officio: Registrar
Greg Dodds Non-Voting committee Ex Officio: University Master Planning Chair
Bob Cushman administration Ex Officio: VP - Academic Admin.
Steve Rose administration Ex Officio: VP - Financial Admin.
Financial Aid and Scholarship Committee
David Cowles 2017 faculty Presidential Appointment
Gerry Larson 2018 faculty Presidential Appointment
EMPTY staff Ex Officio: Dean of Men
EMPTY staff Ex Officio: Dean of Women
Dallas Weis staff Ex Officio: Dir of Admissions
Cassie Ragenovich Chair staff Ex Officio: Dir. Student Fin. Services
Betty Duncan staff Ex Officio: Director of Academic Advisement
Steve Rose administration Ex Officio: VP - Financial Admin.
General Studies Committee
EMPTY 2018 NullPerson Faculty Ballot
Susan Bungard 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Roy Campbell 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Cheris Current Chair 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Terrell Gottschall 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Dan Lamberton 2018 faculty Faculty Ballot
Janice McKnezie 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Scott Ligman administration Ex Officio: Assoc. VP - Acad. Admin.
Bob Cushman administration Ex Officio: VP - Academic Admin.
General Studies Honors Committee
Kyle Craig Resigned 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Carolyn Gaskell 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Debbie Muthersbaugh 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Susan Smith 2017 faculty Faculty Ballot
Dan Lamberton committee Ex Officio: Humanities Chair
EMPTY other Ex Officio: Teaching faculty in honors program
Governance Handbook Committee
Terrell Gottschall Resigned 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Qin Ma 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Janet Ockerman 2017 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
Melodie Selby 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Nancy Semotiuk Chair 2017 faculty Presidential Appointment
LuAnn Venden 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Graduate Council Committee
Mark Copsey 2014 faculty Presidential Appointment
Josefer Montes 2015 faculty Presidential Appointment
Scott Ligman administration Ex Officio: Assoc. VP - Acad. Admin.
Joe Galusha Chair administration Ex Officio: Assoc. VP - Graduate Studies
David Lindsey faculty Ex Officio: Chair of Biology
Denise Dunzweiler faculty Ex Officio: Dean - School of Education/Psychology
Pamela Cress faculty Ex Officio: Dean - School of Social Work and Sociology
Joan Redd faculty Ex Officio: Dir. Biology graduate program
Heather Vonderfecht faculty Ex Officio: Dir. MSW program
Carolyn Denney staff Ex Officio: Registrar
Grievance Committee
Jean-Paul Grimaud Male Faculty 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Linda Ivy Chair 2014 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
Wayne Pollard Male Faculty Alternate 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Karen Tetz Female Faculty Alternate 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Emily Tillotson Female Faculty 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Library Committee
David Cowles 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Richard Daley 2015 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
Jean-Paul Grimaud 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Heidi Haynal Chair 2014 faculty Presidential Appointment
Qin Ma 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Christy Scott 2016 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
Karin Thompson 2014 faculty Presidential Appointment
Carolyn Gaskell faculty Ex Officio: Director of Libraries
Marketing/Public Relations Committee
Cassie Ragenovich staff Ex Officio: Dir. Student Fin. Services
Nominating Committee
Kyle Craig Chair 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
David Crawford 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Tom Ekkens 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Linda Ivy 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Emily Tillotson 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Larry Aamodt committee Ex Officio: Associate Chair of the Faculty
John McVay administration Ex Officio: President
EMPTY committee Ex Officio: Vice-Chair of Faculty Senate
Preprofessional Evaluation Committee
Scott Ligman Chair administration Ex Officio: Assoc. VP - Acad. Admin.
EMPTY faculty Ex Officio: Biology Advisor
David Lindsey faculty Ex Officio: Chair of Biology
Steven Lee faculty Ex Officio: Chair of Chemistry
Tom Ekkens faculty Ex Officio: Chair of Physics
EMPTY staff Ex Officio: Dean of Men
EMPTY staff Ex Officio: Dean of Women
Joan Redd faculty Ex Officio: Pre-Dent Advisor
Shirley Anderson faculty Ex Officio: Pre-Med Advisor
David Richardson administration Ex Officio: VP - Student Life & Mission
Rank and Tenure Committee
Alma Alfaro 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
James Boyd Chair 2014 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
David Lindsey 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Tamara Randolph 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Joan Redd 2016 faculty Presidential Appointment
Brian Roth 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Bob Cushman administration Ex Officio: VP - Academic Admin.
Resident Life Council Committee
EMPTY staff Ex Officio: Dean of Men
Scott Rae staff Ex Officio: Dean of Men (Associate1)
Jonathan Nickell staff Ex Officio: Dean of Men (Associate2)
EMPTY staff Ex Officio: Dean of Women
Heidi Indermuehle staff Ex Officio: Dean of Women (Associate2)
EMPTY staff Ex Officio: Dir. Village Student Life
Risk and Safety Management Committee
Shawna Larsen Safety Coordinator staff Department Ballot
EMPTY other Ex Officio: ARM representative
Scott Ligman administration Ex Officio: Assoc. VP - Acad. Admin.
Jennifer Carpenter staff Ex Officio: Dir Human Resources
Courtney Bryant staff Ex Officio: Dir. Campus Security
George Bennett staff Ex Officio: Dir. Plant Services
Shirlee Kehney staff Ex Officio: Dir. Risk & Safety Mgmt
Steve Rose Chair administration Ex Officio: VP - Financial Admin.
Spiritual Life Committee
Rob Holm 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Bob Mead 2014 staff Committee Ballot
Helo Oidjarv 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Paddy McCoy Chair staff Ex Officio: Campus Chaplain
EMPTY other Ex Officio: Campus Spiritual Vice-Presidents: (AGA,Village, OPS, ASWWC)
EMPTY other Ex Officio: Community Services Coord.
EMPTY staff Ex Officio: Dean of Men
EMPTY staff Ex Officio: Dean of Women
Jeanne Vories staff Ex Officio: Dir. Student Missions
David Richardson administration Ex Officio: VP - Student Life & Mission
EMPTY other Ex Officio: WWU Church Member
Henning Guldhammer other Ex Officio: WWU Church Pastor
Alex Bryan other Ex Officio: WWU Church Senior Pastor
Summer Session Committee
James Boyd SOWK Representative faculty Department Ballot
Carl Cosaert 2014 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
Denise Dunzweiler Ex Officio faculty Ex Officio: Dean - School of Education/Psychology
Scott Ligman Chair administration Ex Officio: Summer Session Dir.
Technical Support Services Committee
Brent Bergherm Technology faculty Department Ballot
Roy Campbell Physics faculty Department Ballot
Mark Copsey Library faculty Department Ballot
Joe Galusha Biology faculty Department Ballot
Jerry Hartman Communications faculty Department Ballot
Steven Lee Chemistry faculty Department Ballot
Kraig Scott Music faculty Department Ballot
Ralph Stirling Engineering faculty Department Ballot
Scott Ligman Chair administration Ex Officio: Assoc. VP - Acad. Admin.
Scott McFadden staff Ex Officio: Dir. Information Services
Karl Thompson staff Ex Officio: Dir. Technical Support Services
University Master Planning Committee
George Bennett Plant Services 2014 staff Presidential Appointment
Susan Bungard Humanities 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Marvin Denney Prof/Tech 2016 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
Greg Dodds Chair 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Kristy Guldhammer Academic Support 2014 faculty Presidential Appointment
Jodi Wagner Advancement 2014 admin Presidential Appointment
Ken Wiggins Math/Sci/Engr 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Ken Vyhmeister Exec. Sec. Of Cabinet administration Ex Officio: Assoc. VP - Fin. Admin.
John McVay administration Ex Officio: President
Bob Cushman administration Ex Officio: VP - Academic Admin.
Steve Rose administration Ex Officio: VP - Financial Admin.
University Senate Committee
Larry Aamodt Sci/Math/Engr 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Alma Alfaro Humanities 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Sue Huett Staff 2015 staff Staff Ballot
Dan Lamberton Humanities 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Janet Ockerman Prof/Tech 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Helo Oidjarv Prof/Tech 2014 faculty Faculty Ballot
Brian Roth Sci/Math/Engr 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Karri Walde Staff 2014 staff Staff Ballot
Scott Ligman administration Ex Officio: Assoc. VP - Acad. Admin.
Joe Galusha administration Ex Officio: Assoc. VP - Graduate Studies
Larry Aamodt Vice-Chair committee Ex Officio: Associate Chair of the Faculty
Tom Emmerson faculty Ex Officio: Chair of Art
David Lindsey faculty Ex Officio: Chair of Biology
Steven Lee faculty Ex Officio: Chair of Chemistry
David Bullock faculty Ex Officio: Chair of Communications & Languages
Kellie Bond faculty Ex Officio: Chair of English
Marvin Denney faculty Ex Officio: Chair of Health & PE
Greg Dodds faculty Ex Officio: Chair of History & Philosophy
Jonathan Duncan faculty Ex Officio: Chair of Mathematics & Computer Science
Karin Thompson faculty Ex Officio: Chair of Music
Tom Ekkens faculty Ex Officio: Chair of Physics
Carl Cosaert Chair committee Ex Officio: Chair of the Faculty
Josefer Montes faculty Ex Officio: Dean - School of Business
Denise Dunzweiler faculty Ex Officio: Dean - School of Education/Psychology
Melodie Selby faculty Ex Officio: Dean - School of Engineering
Lucille Krull faculty Ex Officio: Dean - School of Nursing
Pamela Cress faculty Ex Officio: Dean - School of Social Work and Sociology
Linda Felipez faculty Ex Officio: Dean - School of Technology
Dave Thomas faculty Ex Officio: Dean - School of Theology
Carolyn Gaskell faculty Ex Officio: Director of Libraries
EMPTY Non-Voting committee Ex Officio: Governance Handbook Chair
Linda Emmerson committee Ex Officio: Honors Chair
John McVay administration Ex Officio: President
Carolyn Denney staff Ex Officio: Registrar
Greg Dodds Non-Voting committee Ex Officio: University Master Planning Chair
Bob Cushman administration Ex Officio: VP - Academic Admin.
Steve Rose administration Ex Officio: VP - Financial Admin.


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