University Senate

Current Senators

Nora Allred - Senator

Nora Allred - Senator

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

Carlos Amador - Senator

  • Academic - Humanities
  • Senate Secretary
  • Senate Term Ends - 2022

Anne Beffel — Senator

  • Academic — Senator at Large
  • Elections Committee
  • Senate Term Ends — 2021

Lanrong Bi - Senator

  • Academic - Chemistry
  • Ad-hoc Committee
  • Senate Term Ends 2021
Tom Cogswell - Senator

Tom Cogswell - Senator

  • Professional Staff - At-large
  • Senate Term Ends - 2023
William Cooke - Senator

William Cooke - Senator

  • Academic - Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology
  • Administrative Policy 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
  • Senate Vice President
  • Senate Term Ends — 2020

Paniz Hazaveh - Senator

  • Academic - College of Computing
  • Academic and Instructional Policy Committee
  • Senate Term Ends 2022
Amy Howard - Senator

Amy Howard - Senator

  • Professional Staff - Senator at Large
  • Senate Term Ends - 2023

Petra Huentemeyer - Senator

  • Academic - Physics
  • Administrative 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

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
Heather Knewtson

Heather Knewtson

  • Academic - At-large
  • Senate Term Ends - 2023
Steve Knudstrup - Senator

Steve Knudstrup - Senator

  • Professional Staff - Technology
  • Professional Staff Policy Committee (Chair)
  • Senate Term Ends 2021
Josh Loar - Senator

Josh Loar - Senator

  • Academic - Visual and Performing Arts
  • Curricular Policy Committee
  • Senate Term Ends 2022
Danielle Meirow - Senator

Danielle Meirow - Senator

  • Professional Staff - Student Affairs
  • Senate Term Ends - 2023
Christopher Middlebrook - Senator

Christopher Middlebrook - Senator

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

Michael Mullins - Senator

  • Academic - Chemical Engineering
  • Senate President
  • Senate Term Ends - 2021
Mike Olson - Senator

Mike Olson - Senator

  • Professional Staff - Advancement and Alumni Engagement
  • Senate Term Ends - 2021

Rupak Rajachar — Senator

  • Academic — Biomedical Engineering
  • Curricular Policy Committee
  • Senate Term Ends — 2021

Mark Rudnicki - Senator

  • Academic - School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science
  • Administrative Policy Committee (Chair)
  • Senate Term Ends - 2021
Eric Seagren - Senator

Eric Seagren - Senator

  • Academic - Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Senate Term Ends - 2023
Paige Short - Senator

Paige Short - Senator

  • Professional Staff - University Relations and Enrollment
  • Senate Term Ends - 2023
Sam Sweitz - Senator

Sam Sweitz - Senator

  • Academic - Social Sciences
  • Senate President
  • Senate Term Ends - 2021

Radheshyam Tewari — Senator

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

Kevin Trewartha - Senator

  • Academic - Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Research Policy Committee
  • Senate Term Ends 2021
Stefani Vargas Krause - Senator

Stefani Vargas Krause - Senator

  • Professional Staff - At-large
  • Senate Term Ends - 2023

Keith Vertanen - Senator

  • Academic - Computer Science
  • Information Technology Committee
  • Senate Term Ends 2022

Greg Waite - Senator

  • Geological and Mining Engineering and Science - Senator
  • Fringe Benefits Committee
  • Senate Term Ends 2022

Yu Wang - Senator

  • Academic - Materials Science & Engineering
  • Information Technology Committee
  • Senate Term Ends 2022