Selected Committees

First Name Last Name Role Term Type Selection
Academic Standards Committee
Jonathan Duncan 2017 faculty Faculty Ballot
James Nestler 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Tamara Randolph 2019 faculty Faculty Ballot
Karin Thompson 2018 faculty Faculty Ballot
Scott Ligman Chair administration Ex Officio: Academic Admin designee
Carolyn Denney staff Ex Officio: Registrar
Admissions Committee
Conna Bond 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Curtis Kuhlman 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Scott Ligman administration Ex Officio: Academic Admin designee
Scott Rae staff Ex Officio: Dean of Men (Associate1)
Hilary Catlett staff Ex Officio: Dean of Students
Cassie Ragenovich staff Ex Officio: Dir. Student Fin. Services
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.
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
Pamela Cress 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Anthony Smith 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Budget Committee
David Crawford 2017 faculty Faculty Ballot
Carolyn Denney 2016 staff Staff Ballot
Shawna Larsen 2018 staff Staff 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
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
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
Hilary Catlett staff Ex Officio: Dean of Students
David Richardson Chair administration Ex Officio: VP - Student Life & Mission
Computer Users Committee
Duane Anderson 2016 staff Nominating-Accept/Refer
Brent Bergherm 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Mark Copsey 2018 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
Kyle Craig 2017 faculty Faculty Ballot
Denise Dunzweiler 2019 faculty Faculty Ballot
Sylvia Nosworthy 2018 faculty Faculty Ballot
Kirt Onthank 2019 faculty Faculty Ballot
Susan Smith 2018 faculty Faculty Ballot
Carolyn Denney Exec. Secretary staff Ex Officio: Registrar
Bob Cushman Chair administration Ex Officio: VP - Academic Admin.
Diversity Council Committee
Marianne Goltz Staff 2016 staff Staff Ballot
Jerry Hartman 2016 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
Janet Ockerman 2015 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
Emily Tillotson 2018 faculty Faculty Ballot
Kisna Toruno Staff 2015 staff Staff Ballot
Pedrito Maynard-Reid Chair administration Ex Officio: Assistant to the President for Diversity
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 2015 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
Deborah Silva 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Marte Willoughby 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Bob Cushman administration Ex Officio: VP - Academic Admin.
Steve Rose administration Ex Officio: VP - Financial Admin.
Faculty Development Committee
Conna Bond 2017 faculty Faculty Ballot
Monty Buell Chair 2017 faculty Presidential Appointment
David Cowles Vice-Chair 2016 faculty Presidential Appointment
Jean-Paul Grimaud 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Rosemarie Khng 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Dan Lamberton 2017 faculty Faculty Ballot
Carl Cosaert committee Ex Officio: Chair of the Faculty
Bob Cushman administration Ex Officio: VP - Academic Admin.
Faculty Representative For ASWWC Senate Committee
Conna Bond 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Helo Oidjarv 2015 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
Faculty Representatives For ASWWC Publication Committee
Brent Bergherm 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Karen Clausen-Brown 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Faculty Senate Committee
Shirley Anderson Health & PE 2015 faculty Department Ballot
Kellie Bond English 2015 faculty Department Ballot
Tom Emmerson Art 2015 faculty Department Ballot
Josefer Montes Business 2015 faculty Department Ballot
Dave Thomas Theology 2015 faculty Department Ballot
Scott Ligman administration Ex Officio: Assoc. VP - Acad. Admin.
Joe Galusha administration Ex Officio: Assoc. VP - Graduate Studies
Janet Ockerman 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
Scott Rae staff Ex Officio: Dean of Men (Associate1)
Hilary Catlett staff Ex Officio: Dean of Students
Cassie Ragenovich Chair staff Ex Officio: Dir. Student Fin. Services
Steve Rose administration Ex Officio: VP - Financial Admin.
General Studies Committee
EMPTY 2018 NullPerson Faculty Ballot
Susan Bungard 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Roy Campbell Chair 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
John Foster 2019 faculty Faculty Ballot
Dan Lamberton 2018 faculty Faculty Ballot
Debbie Muthersbaugh 2019 faculty Faculty Ballot
Scott Ligman administration Ex Officio: Assoc. VP - Acad. Admin.
Bob Cushman administration Ex Officio: VP - Academic Admin.
General Studies Honors Committee
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
Kellie Bond 2018 faculty Faculty Ballot
Jonathan Duncan Sci-Math-Engr 2017 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
Qin Ma 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Janet Ockerman Chair 2017 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
LuAnn Venden 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Graduate Council Committee
Josefer Montes 2015 faculty Presidential Appointment
Dave Thomas 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
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
Lee Stough faculty Ex Officio: Dir. Educ/Psyc Masters Program
Heather Vonderfecht faculty Ex Officio: Dir. MSW program
Carolyn Denney staff Ex Officio: Registrar
Grievance Committee
Paul Dybdahl Male Faculty Primary 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Sue Huett Female Staff Primary 2016 staff Staff Ballot
Curtis Nelson Male Faculty Alternate 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Claudia Santellano Female Staff Alternate 2016 staff Staff Ballot
Lee Stough Chair 2016 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
Karen Tetz Female Faculty Alternate 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Emily Tillotson Female Faculty 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Library Committee
Karen Clausen-Brown 2017 faculty Presidential Appointment
David Cowles 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Qin Ma Chair 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Julian Melgosa 2017 faculty Faculty Ballot
Christy Scott 2016 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
Deborah Silva 2015 faculty Nominating-Accept/Refer
Carolyn Gaskell faculty Ex Officio: Director of Libraries
Marketing/Public Relations Committee
Cassie Ragenovich staff Ex Officio: Dir. Student Fin. Services
Nominating Committee
Kellie Bond 2017 faculty Faculty Ballot
David Crawford 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Tom Ekkens 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Jean-Paul Grimaud 2017 faculty Faculty Ballot
Linda Ivy 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Larry Aamodt committee Ex Officio: Associate Chair of the Faculty
John McVay administration Ex Officio: President
Preprofessional Evaluation Committee
Scott Ligman Chair administration Ex Officio: Assoc. VP - Acad. Admin.
David Lindsey faculty Ex Officio: Chair of Biology
Steven Lee faculty Ex Officio: Chair of Chemistry
Tom Ekkens faculty Ex Officio: Chair of Physics
Scott Rae staff Ex Officio: Dean of Men (Associate1)
Hilary Catlett staff Ex Officio: Dean of Students
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
Terrie Aamodt 2018 faculty Faculty Ballot
Alma Alfaro 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Pamela Cress 2018 faculty Faculty Ballot
David Lindsey 2016 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
Scott Rae staff Ex Officio: Dean of Men (Associate1)
Jonathan Nickell staff Ex Officio: Dean of Men (Associate2)
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.
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
Helo Oidjarv 2015 faculty Faculty Ballot
Tommy Poole staff Ex Officio: Associate Chaplain
Paddy McCoy Chair staff Ex Officio: Campus Chaplain
EMPTY other Ex Officio: Campus Spiritual Vice-Presidents: (AGA,Village, OPS, ASWWC)
Emily Muthersbaugh staff Ex Officio: CommUnity Coordinator
EMPTY staff Ex Officio: Community Services Coordinator
Hilary Catlett staff Ex Officio: Dean of Students
Susan Bungard other Ex Officio: Dir. Spiritual Development
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
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 2017 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
Tom Ekkens 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
David Lindstrom Academic Support 2017 staff Presidential Appointment
Jodi Wagner Advancement 2017 admin Presidential Appointment
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
Alma Alfaro Humanities 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Karen Clausen-Brown Humanitites 2017 faculty Faculty Ballot
Loury Duffy Prof-Tech 2017 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
Kirt Onthank Sci/Math/Engr 2017 faculty Faculty Ballot
Brian Roth Sci/Math/Engr 2016 faculty Faculty Ballot
Kristen Taylor Staff 2016 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
Janet Ockerman 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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