Committees

Western University of Health Sciences

2023-2024 University Committee Roster

 

Elected Committees

Faculty Senate

3 year term, 2 members per college

Members

Length of Term

Colleges

Chair – Hyma Gogineni

2023-2026

COP

Vice Chair – Yadi Fernandez-Sweeny

2023-2026

COMP

Past Chair – Raj Kandpal

2023-2026

COMP

Acting Past Chair – Malika Kachani

 

CVM

Jeffrey Oyama

2023-2026

CDM

Brian Chui

2021-2024

CDM

Khoa (Joey) Dang

2021-2024

CGN

Patricia Shakhshir

2022-2025

CGN

Janet Konecne

2021-2024

CHS

Michael Granado

2022-2025

CHS

Anu Raisanen

2023-2026

CHS-Northwest

Pinakin Davey

2023-2026

CO

Vishwanath Venketaraman

2022-2025

COMP

Yadi Fernandez-Sweeney

2023-2026

COMP

Brion Benninger

2022-2025

COMP-Northwest

Peter Oelschlaeger

2023-2026

COP

David Min

2023-2026

COP

Mary Schuh-Clark

2023-2026

CPM

Saba Sadra

2021-2024

CPM

Babak Faramarzi

2022-2025

CVM

Yvonne Drechsler

2022-2025

CVM

 

 

 

Alternative Senators:

 

 

Hicret Islamoglu

 

CDM

Bethany Thrasher

 

CGN

Laura Murphy

 

CHS & CHS-Northwest

 

 

CO

 

 

COMP & COMP-Northwest

 

 

COP

 

 

CPM

 

CVM

 

Senate Committees

*Denotes Committee Chair

**Denotes Ex-officio (Provost’s nominees)

Members

University Faculty Affairs

Academic Standards and Policy

Academic Support Services and Planning

1

Peter Oelschlaeger

Vishwanath Venketaraman

Janet Konecne

2

Michael Granado

Yvonne Drechsler

Patricia Shakhshir

3

Jeffrey Oyama

Brian Chui

Brion Benninger

4

Yadi Fernandez-Sweeny

Khoa (Joey) Dang

Pinakin Davey

5

Raj Kandpal

Anu Raisanen

Babak Faramarzi

6

Saba Sadra

David Min

Mary Schuh-Clark

7

Hyma Gogineni

 

8

Malika Kachani

 

Ex Officio

**Tim Wood

**Brad Henson

**Jonathan Daitch

Library Committee

2 year term, 1 per college

Members

Length of Term

Colleges

Karen Matgsumura-Lem

2023-2025

CDM

Dawn Stone

2022-2024

CGN

Amber Singletary

2022-2024

CHS

Nicole Biltz

2023-2025

CHS-Northwest

Nataly Fahim

2023-2025

CO

Katherine Mitsouras

2022-2024

COMP

Brion Benninger

2023-2025

COMP-Northwest

Anthony Sengul

2023-2025

COP

Adrienne Estes

2023-2025

CPM

VACANT

2023-2025

CVM

 

Research Committee

3 year term, 1 per college, 3 at-large

Members:

Length of Term

Colleges

Harshavardhan Deoghare

2021-2024

CHS

Hendrik Szumant

2022-2025

COMP

Bradley Andresen

2022-2025

COP

Yvonne Drechsler

2021-2024

CVM

Patricia Shakhshir

2021-2024

CGN

Naveen Yadav

2023-2026

CO

Zohra Tumur

2021-2024

CDM

Rebecca Moellmer

2023-2026

CPM

Anu Raisanen

2021-2024

CHS-Northwest

At Large:

 

 

Lyna Luo

2023-2026

AT LARGE (COP)

Brion Benninger

2022-2025

AT LARGE (COMP-Northwest)

Michelle Steinauer

2023-2026

AT LARGE (COMP-Northwest)

 

Grievance Committee

3 year term, 5 members elected at-large

Members

 

Length of Term

Peter Oelschlaeger, COP

Associate Professor (TENURED)

2023-2026

Mihai Covasa, COMP

Professor (TENURED)

2022-2025

Mohammed Elsalanty, COMP

Professor (TENURED)

2021-2024

Preeti Kotha

Assistant Professor

2022-2025

Edward Wagner

Professor

2023-2026