University Senate

Current Senators

Karla Aho - Senator

Karla Aho - Senator

  • Professional Staff - Student Affairs and Advancement C
  • Ad-Hoc Committee
  • Senate Term Ends 2021
Nora Allred - Senator

Nora Allred - Senator

  • Academic - Library
  • Research Policy Committee
  • Senate Term Ends - 2021
Carlos Amador - Senator

Carlos Amador - Senator

  • Academic - Humanities
  • Academic and Instructional Policy Committee (Chair)
  • Senate Term Ends - 2019

Brian Barkdoll — Senator

  • Academic — Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Senate Secretary
  • Senate Term Ends — 2019

Anne Beffel — Senator

  • Academic — Senator at Large
  • Ad-Hoc Committee
  • Senate Term Ends — 2021
Jessica Brassard - Senator

Jessica Brassard - Senator

  • Professional Staff - Research
  • Fringe Benefits Committee
  • Senate Term Ends - 2020
Sean Brown - Senator

Sean Brown - Senator

  • Professional Staff - Student Affairs & Advancement C
  • Professional Staff Policy Committee
  • Senate Term Ends 2021

Yu Cai — Senator

  • Academic — Senator at Large
  • Information Technology Committee (Chair)
  • Senate Term Ends — 2019

Simon Carn - Senator

  • Academic - Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences
  • Research Policy Committee
  • Senate Term Ends - 2019

Michael Christianson — Senator

  • Academic — Visual and Performing Arts
  • Research Policy Committee
  • Senate Term Ends — 2019
William Cooke - Senator

William Cooke - Senator

  • Academic - Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology
  • Research Policy Committee
  • Senate Term Ends - 2020
David Gaede - Senator

David Gaede - Senator

  • At-Large Staff Senator
  • Finance and Institutional Planning Committee
  • Senate Term Ends - 2020
Jason Gregersen - Senator

Jason Gregersen - Senator

  • Academic - Mathematical Sciences
  • Academic and Instructional Policy Committee
  • Senate Term Ends - 2021

Jake Guter — Senator

  • Professional Staff — Administration
  • Fringe Benefits Committee
  • Senate Term Ends — 2020

Patricia Heiden - Senator

  • Academic - Chemistry
  • Fringe Benefits Committee
  • Senate Term Ends 2021
Mark Holmstrom - Senator

Mark Holmstrom - Senator

  • Academic - Army/Air Force ROTC
  • Committee
  • Senate Term Ends - 2019

Petra Huentemeyer - Senator

  • Academic - Physics
  • Research Policy Committee
  • Senate Term Ends - 2020
Robert Hutchinson - Senator

Robert Hutchinson - Senator

  • Academic - School of Business and Economics
  • Elections Committee (Chair)
  • Senate Term Ends - 2020

Rachel Jones — Senator

  • Professional Staff — Senator at Large
  • Professional Staff Policy
  • Senate Term Ends — 2019

Amber Kemppainen - Senator

  • Academic - Engineering Fundamentals
  • Curricular Policy Committee
  • Senate Term Ends 2020

Charles Kerfoot — Senator

  • Academic — Biological Sciences
  • Research Policy Committee (Chair)
  • Senate Term Ends — 2021
Steve Knudstrup - Senator

Steve Knudstrup - Senator

  • Professional Staff - Technology
  • Finance and Institutional Planning Committee
  • Senate Term Ends 2019

Glenn Larkin - Senator

  • Professional Staff - Academic Services C
  • Committee
  • Senate Term Ends - 2018

Sunil Mehendale - Senator

  • Academic - School of Technology
  • Academic and Instructional Policy Committee
  • Senate Term Ends - 2019
Christopher Middlebrook - Senator

Christopher Middlebrook - Senator

  • Academic - Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Administrative Policy Committee (Chair)
  • Senate Term Ends - 2021

Michael Mullins - Senator

  • Academic - Chemical Engineering
  • Senate President
  • Senate Term Ends - 2021

John O'Kane - Senator

  • Academic - Senator at Large
  • Ad-Hoc Committee
  • Senate Term Ends 2021

Stephen Patchin — Senate

  • Professional Staff — Student Affairs and Advancement A
  • Finance and Institutional Planning Committee (Chair)
  • Senate Term Ends — 2020

Mark Rudnicki - Senator

  • Academic - School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science
  • Administrative Policy Committee
  • Senate Term Ends - 2019

Rupak Rajachar — Senator

  • Academic — Biomedical Engineering
  • Curricular Policy Committee
  • Senate Term Ends — 2021
Karen Siekas - Senator

Karen Siekas - Senator

  • Professional Staff - Finance
  • Professional Staff Policy Committee
  • Senate Term Ends - 2020
Sam Sweitz - Senator

Sam Sweitz - Senator

  • Academic - Social Sciences
  • Fringe Benefits Committee (Chair)
  • Senate Term Ends - 2020

Radheshyam Tewari — Senator

  • Academic — Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • Academic and Instructional Policy Committee
  • Senate Term Ends — 2020
Jeff Toorongian — Senator

Jeff Toorongian — Senator

  • Professional Staff — Academic Services A
  • Academic and Instructional Policy Committee
  • Senate Term Ends — 2020

Kevin Trewartha - Senator

  • Academic - Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Research Policy Committee
  • Senate Term Ends 2021

Keith Vertanen - Senator

  • Academic - Computer Science
  • Information Technology Committee
  • Senate Term Ends 2019

Marcelino Viera-Ramos - Senator

  • Academic - Senator at Large
  • Research Policy Committee
  • Senate Term Ends 2020

Yu Wang - Senator

  • Academic - Materials Science & Engineering
  • Information Technology Committee
  • Senate Term Ends 2019

Cayce Will — Senator

  • Professional Staff — Auxiliaries
  • Senate Vice President
  • Senate Term Ends — 2020