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Western University of Health Sciences

2020-2021 University Committee Roster

 

Elected Committees

Faculty Senate: 3 year term, 2 members per college                  

 Members  Length of Term  Colleges
 Chair– Malika Kachani  2019-2021  CVM
 Past Chair– Joshua Cameron  2019-2021  CO
 Vice Chair– Raj Kandpal  2019-2021  COMP
 Steven Snyder  2019-2022  CHS
 Ann Schultz  2020-2023  CHS
 Linda Flores  2019-2022  CGN
 Donna Emanuele  2018-2021  CGN
 Arbi Nazarian  2020-2023  COP
 Hyma Gogineni  2019-2022  COP
 Sandra Farah-Franco  2018-2021  CDM
 Christopher Nosrat  2020-2023  CDM
 Beatrice Saviola  2020-2023  COMP
 Craig Kuehn  2019-2022  COMP
 Joe Bertone  2020-2023  CVM
 Yvonne Drechsler 2019-2022 CVM
 Pinakin Davey  2020-2023  CO
 Kimberly Walker  2019-2022  CO
 David Shofler  2018-2021  CPM
 Matthew Wedel  2020-2023  CPM
 Fanglong Dong  2018-2021  GCBS
 Miou Zhiou 2020-2023  GCBS
 Edward Goering  2019-2022  COMPNW
 Nicole Biltz 2020-2023 CHS LEBANON
 +Kelly Park/Rebecca Moellmer    CPM
 +Maisie Dawes    CVM
 +Jasmine Yumori    CO
 +Rodney Hicks    CGN
 +TBD    COMPNW
 +TBD    COP
 +Rosanna Bravo    CHS
 +TBD    GCBS
 +TBD    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  Joe Bertone  Pinakin Davey
2  Fanglong Dong  Donna Emanuele  Yvonne Drechsler*
3  Sandra Farah-Franco  Hyma Gogineni*  Linda Flores
4  Malika Kachani  Craig Kuehn  Edward Goering
5  Raj Kandpal  Christopher Nosrat  Ann Schultz
   Arbi Nazarian  Steven Snyder  David Shofler
 Beatrice Saviola*  Kimberly Walker  Miou Zhou
7  Matthew Wedel    Jonathan Daitch**
8  Elizabeth Rega**  **   

*Denotes Committee Chair

** Ex-Officio Members

Financial Aid Committee: 3 year term, 1 per college

 Members  Length of Term  Colleges
 Raj Kandpal  2020-2023  COMP
 Hooman Tabatabai Mir 2020-2023  CDM
 Karen Roback  2019-2022  CHS
 Patricia Shakhshir 2020-2023  CGN
 Helen Engelke  2019-2022  CVM
 Kabir Lutfy  2019-2022  COP
 Stacey Hu  2019-2022  CO
 Kelly Parks 2020-2023  CPM
 Christina Goode 2020-2023 GCBS

*Denotes Committee Chair

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

 Members    Length of Term
 Rebecca Moellmer, CPM  Assistant Professor  2020-2023
 Peter Oelschlaeger, COP  Associate Professor (TENURED)  2020-2023
 Mihai Covasa, COMP *  Associate Professor (TENURED)  2019-2022
 Kabir Lutfy, COP  Professor (TENURED)  2019-2021
 Joe Bertone, CVM  Professor (TENURED)  2019-2022

*Denotes Committee Chair

Library Committee: 2 year term, 1 per college       

 Members Length of Term  Colleges
 Adrienne Estes  2019-2021  CPM
 Katherine Mitsouras  2020-2022  COMP
 Meghna Patel 2020-2022  CHS
 Ruth Trudgeon 2020-2022  CGN
 Josep Rutllant 2020-2022  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
 Hendrik Szurmant 2019-2022  COMP
 Simon Bulley  2019-2022  COP
 Yvonne Drescher  2018-2021  CVM
 Ivy Tuason  2018-2021  CGN
 Naveen Yadev  2020-2023  CO
 Irina Vukmanovic Nosrat  2018-2021  CDM
 Miou Zhou  2019-2022  GCBS
 David Shofler  2018-2021  CPM
 Vishwanath Venketaraman  2020-2023  AT LARGE
 Fanglong Dong  2020-2023  AT LARGE
 Yiling Hong  2019-2022  AT LARGE

*Denotes Committee Chair

Program Review and Assessment Committee 

 Members Length of Term Colleges
 Matthew Durkin*                       2019-2021 CGN
 Stephanie Amonoo-Monney  2020-2023  CO
   2020-2023  CGN
   2018-2021  CDM
 Anandi Law  2020-2023  COP
 Frank Dong  2018-2021  GCBS
 Edward Junkins 2019-2022  COMP
 Tina Meyer  2018-2021  CHS
 David Shofler 2019-2022  CPM
 Pedro Diniz 2019-2022  CVM
 Satoko Siegel**    OIRE
 Hector Arroyo    Student Affairs Representative
 Ruth Harris**    Academic Affairs Representative   
 John Tegzes**    IPE Representative

*Denotes Committee Chair

** Ex-Officio Members