Committees

Western University of Health Sciences

2022-2023 University Committee Roster

 

Elected Committees

Faculty Senate

3 year term, 2 members per college

Members

Length of Term

Colleges

Chair– Raj Kandpal

2021-2023

COMP

Past Chair– Malika Kachani

2021-2023

CVM

Vice Chair– Hyma Gogineni

2021-2023

COP

Arbi Nazarian

2020-2023

COP

Babak Faramarzi

2022-2025

CVM

Beatrice Saviola

2020-2023

COMP

Brion Benninger

2022-2025

COMP-NW

Christopher Nosrat

2020-2023

CDM

Janet Konecne

2021-2024

CHS

Joshua Cameron

2022-2025

CO

Khoa (Joey) Dang

2021-2024

CGN

Matthew Wedel

2020-2023

CPM

Menmeet Singh

2021-2024

CDM

Michael Granado

2022-2025

CHS

Nicole Biltz

2020-2023

CHS LEBANON

Patricia Shakhshir

2022-2025

CGN

Pinakin Davey

2020-2023

CO

Saba Sadra

2021-2024

CPM

Vishwanath Venketaraman

2022-2025

COMP

Yvonne Drechsler

2022-2025

CVM

 

 

 

 

 

 

+Kelly Park/Rebecca Moellmer

 

CPM

+Maisie Dawes

 

CVM

+Jasmine Yumori

 

CO

+Rosanna Bravo

 

CHS

+TBD

 

CGN

+TBD

 

COP

+TBD

 

GCBS

+TBD                                                         

 

CDM

+TBD

 

COMP

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

Beatrice Saviola*

Hyma Gogineni*

Nicole Biltz*

2

Raj Kandpal

Christopher Nosrat

Patricia Shakhshir

3

Malika Kachani

Saba Sadra

Brion Benninger

4

Joshua Cameron

Khoa (Joey) Dang

Pinakin Davey

5

Arbi Nazarian

Vishwanath Venketaraman

Janet Konecne

6

Matthew Wedel

Michael Granado

Menmeet Singh

7

 

Yvonne Drechsler

Babak Faramarzi

8

 

 

 

Ex Officio

Elizabeth Rega**

Tim Wood**

Jonathan Daitch**

Library Committee

2 year term, 1 per college

Members

Length of Term

Colleges

Adrienne Estes

2021-2023

CPM

Katherine Mitsouras

2022-2024

COMP

Amber Singletary

2022-2024

CHS

 

 

CGN

 

 

CVM

Nataly Fahim

2021-2023

CO

Jamie Prado

2021-2023

CDM

Anne Kugler

2021-2023

COP

Brion Benninger

2021-2023

COMPNW

Nicole Biltz

2021-2023

CHS-Ore

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

2020-2023

CO

Zohra Tumur

2021-2024

CDM

Yixi (Kevin) Lu

2021-2024

CPM

Anu Raisanen

2021-2024

CHS-Ore

 

 

 

Vishwanath Venketaraman

2020-2023

AT LARGE

Fanglong Dong

2020-2023

AT LARGE

Brion Benninger

2022-2025

AT LARGE

Grievance Committee

3 year term, 5 members elected at-large

Members

 

Length of Term

Rebecca Moellmer, CPM

Associate Professor

2020-2023

Peter Oelschlaeger, COP

Associate Professor (TENURED)

2020-2023

Mihai Covasa, COMP

Professor (TENURED)

2022-2025

Mohammed Elsalanty, COMP

Professor (TENURED)

2021-2024

Preeti Kotha

Assistant Professor

2022-2025