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Western University of Health Sciences

2019-2020 University Committee Roster

 

Elected Committees

Faculty Senate: 3 year term, 2 members per college                  

 Members  Length of Term  Colleges
 Chair– Malika Kachani  2019-2021  CO
 Past Chair– Joshua Cameron  2019-2021  CGN
 Vice Chair–   2019-2021   CVM 
 Steven Snyder  2019-2022  CHS
 Shalechia Hunt  2017-2020  CHS
 Linda Flores  2019-2022  CGN
 Donna Emanuele  2018-2021  CGN
 Kabir Lutfy  2017-2020  COP
 Hyma Gogineni  2019-2022  COP
 Yawen Peng  2018-2021  CDM
 Keith Boyer  2017-2020  CDM
 Beatrice Saviola  2017-2020  COMP
 Craig Kuehn  2016-2019  COMP
 Beth Boynton  2017-2020  CVM
 Yvonne Drechsler 2019-2022 CVM
 Valerie Quan  2017-2020  CO
 Kimberly Walker  2016-2019  CO
 David Shofler  2018-2021  CPM
 Jacqueline Truong   2017-2020  CPM
 Jerome Lacroix  2018-2021  GCBS
 Steven Standley  2017-2020  GCBS
 Edward Goering  2019-2022  COMPNW
 +TBD    CPM
 +Maisie Dawes    CVM
 +Jasmine Yumori    CO
 +Rodney Hicks    CGN
 +TBD    COMPNW
 +TBD    COP
 +Rosanna Bravo    CHS
 +Miou Zhou    GCBS
 +Sandra Farah-Franco    CDM
 +Miklos Peterfy    COMP

+ ALTERNATES 

Standing Committees of the Academic Senate:

  1. University Faculty Affairs
  2. Academic Standards and Policy
  3. Academic Support Services and Planning

 

Members University Faculty Affairs    Academic Standards and Policy  Academic Support Services and Planning
1  Joshua Cameron  Beth Boynton  Keith Boyer
2  Shalechia Hunt  Donna Emanuele  Yvonne Drechsler
3  Malika Kachani  Hyma Gogineni  Linda Flores
4  Jerome Lacroix  Craig Kuehn  Edward Goering
5  Kabir Lutfy  Valerie Quan  David Shofler
 Yawen Peng  Steven Snyder  Steven Standley
7  Beatrice Saviola  Jacqueline Truong  Kimberly Walker
8  Elizabeth Rega**  **   Juan Ramirez**

*Denotes Committee Chair

** Ex-Officio Members

Financial Aid Committee: 3 year term, 1 per college

 Members  Length of Term  Colleges
 Raj Kandpal  2017-2020  COMP
 Simon Hong  2017-2020  CDM
 Karen Roback  2019-2022  CHS
 Patricia Shakhshir  2017-2020  CGN
   2019-2022  CVM
 Kabir Lutfy  2019-2022  COP
 Guru Sharma  2017-2020  CO
 TBD  2017-2020  CPM

*Denotes Committee Chair

Grievance Committee: 1 year term, 5 members elected at large

 Members    Length of Term
 Khoa Joey Dang, CGN  Assistant Professor  2018-2019
 Dayle Armstrong, CHS  Associate Professor (TENURED)  2018-2019
 Mihai Covasa, COMP  Associate Professor (TENURED)  2018-2019
 Kabir Lutfy, COP  Professor (TENURED)  2018-2019
 Joe Bertone, CVM  Professor (TENURED)  2018-2019

*Denotes Committee Chair

Library Committee: 2 year term, 1 per college       

 Members Length of Term  Colleges
 Janelle Green  2019-2021  CPM
 Katherine Mitsouras  2018-2020  COMP
 Janet Konecne  2018-2020  CHS
 Ruth Trudgeon  2018-2020  CGN
 Ohad Levi  2018-2020  CVM
 Linda Bellomy  2019-2021  CO
 Karen Matsumara-Lem  2019-2021  CDM
 Anne Kugler  2019-2021  COP
 Janice Blumer  2019-2021  COMPNW

*Denotes Committee Chair

Research Committee: 3 year term, 1 per college & 3 year term, 3 at-large 

 Members  Length of Term  Colleges
 Harshavardhan Deoghare  2018-2021  CHS
 TBD  2017-2020  COMP
 Simon Bulley  2019-2022  COP
 Yvonne Drescher  2018-2021  CVM
 Ivy Tuason  2018-2021  CGN
 Jie Shen  2017-2020  CO
 Irina Vukmanovic Nosrat  2018-2021  CDM
 Miou Zhou  2019-2022  GCBS
 David Shofler  2018-2021  CPM
 Miklos Peterfy  2017-2020  AT LARGE
 Jijun Hao  2017-2020  AT LARGE
 Hendrik Szurmant  2019-2022  AT LARGE

*Denotes Committee Chair

Program Review and Assessment Committee 

 Members Length of Term Colleges
 Elizabeth Andrews*                       2016-2019  CDM
 Stephanie Amonoo-Monney  2017-2020  CO
 Matthew Durkin   2017-2020  CGN
   2018-2021  CGN
 Linda Garavalia  2017-2020  COP
 Frank Dong  2018-2021  GCBS
 David Connett  2016-2019  COMP
   2018-2021  CHS
 Kathleen Satterfield  2016-2019  CPM
 Wendell Cole  2016-2019  CVM
 Juan Ramirez**    OIRE
 Kimberly DeKruif**    Student Affairs Representative
 Ruth Harris**    Academic Affairs Representative   
 David Dickter**    IPE Representative

*Denotes Committee Chair

** Ex-Officio Members