Committees

2018-2019 Committee Assignments

Any corrections/changes, please contact Elaine Mattes, Office of the Vice President and Dean, at 621-7621. More information about UA committees can be found at the UA Faculty Governance website.

 

Academic Appeals Committee

Jim Hunt, Chair
Career and Academic Services
Angela Taylor
Family and Consumer Sciences
Nancy Rodriguez Lorta (ex officio)
Career and Academic Services

 

Administrative Cabinet

Parker Antin
Executive Council
Shane Burgess
Executive Council
Jim Davis
Development, Alumni, Advocacy and Corporate Relations
Kevin Fitzsimmons
International Initiatives
Mitch McClaran
Arizona Experiment Station
Jean McLain Faculty Advancement
Matt Rahr
Communications and Cyber Technologies
Jeffrey Ratje
Executive Council
Jeff Silvertooth
Executive Council
Ursula Schuch Diversity and Inclusiveness
Mike Staten
Executive Council
Gary Thompson Unit Heads
Jennifer Yamnitz Career and Academic Services

 

Appointed Professionals Council

Brian Berrellez, Chair
CALS Business Services
Kelly Arizmendi Extension Administration
Susanna Eden Water Resources Research Center
Dava Jondall Biosystems Engineering
Susan McGinley Career and Academic Services
Jeffrey Ratje (ex officio) CALS Finance and Administration
Heather Roberts-Wrenn CALS Business Services
Nancy Rodriguez Lorta Career and Academic Services

 

Cardon Academy for Teaching Excellence

Jennifer Ricketts, Chair Nutritional Sciences
Betsy Arnold
Plant Sciences
Randy Burd
Nutritional Sciences
Jim Hunt
Family and Consumer Sciences
Matt Mars
Agricultural Education
Mitch McClaran Natural Resources and the Environment
Dennis Ray
Plant Sciences
Bobby Torres
Agricultural Education
Paul Wilson
Agricultural and Resource Economics
Tom Wilson
Soil, Water and Environmental Science and Honors College

 

Curriculum and Assessment Committee

Dennis Ray, Chair
Plant Sciences
Emily Butler Graduate Council Representative
Wendy Davis Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences - Race Track Industry Program
Jeff Fehmi Natural Resources and the Environment
Kelly Jackson
Nutritional Sciences - Dietetics
Darin Knapp Family and Consumer Sciences
John Koprowski Graduate Council Representative
Xianchun Li
Entomology
Amber Rice
Agricultural Education
Jennifer Ricketts
Nutritional Sciences - General and General Education Representative
Dari Trujillo
Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences - Microbiology
Dari Trujillo
Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences - Veterinary Science
Peter Waller
Biosystems Engineering
Jim Walworth Soil, Water and Environmental Science
Na Zuo
Agricultural and Resource Economics
tba Undergraduate Student Representative
tba Graduate Student Representative
Jim Hunt (ex officio)
Career and Academic Services

 

Cyberinfrastructure Advisory Group

Fiona McCarthy, Chair
Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Mike Crimmins
Soil, Water and Environmental Science
Eric Lyons
Plant Sciences
Katy Prudic Entomology
Matt Rahr
Communications and Cyber Technologies
Jeremy Weiss Natural Resources and the Environment

 

Dean's Advisory Committee 

Shane Burgess, Chair
Vice President for Agriculture, Life & Veterinary Sciences, & Cooperative Extension/Dean
Parker Antin
Executive Council
Steve Smith
Faculty Council
Andre-Denis Wright Unit Heads
Rick Gibson County Extension Directors
Carrie Hamstra
Alumni Council
Robert Lanza Staff Council
Susan McGinley
Appointed Professionals Council
Jeffrey Ratje
Executive Council
Ursula Schuch Diversity and Inclusiveness Committee
Jeff Silvertooth
Executive Council
Mike Staten Executive Council
tbd Undergraduate Student Representative
tbd Graduate Student Representative

 

Dean's Research Advisory Committee

Murat Kacira, Chair Biosystems Engineering
Mark Beilstein, Co-chair Plant Sciences
Melissa Barnett Family and Consumer Sciences
Matt Mars Agricultural Education
Donato Romagnolo
Nutritional Sciences
Todd Schlenke Entomology
Russell Tronstad Agricultural and Resource Economics
Markus Tuller Soil, Water and Environmental Science
Willem van Leeuwen Natural Resources and the Environment
Gayatri Vedantam Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Parker Antin Associate Dean for Research
Sangita Pawar Assistant Dean for Research

 

Diversity and Inclusiveness Council

Ursula Schuch, Council Chair
Plant Sciences
Dawn Gouge
Entomology
Darin Knapp Family and Consumer Sciences
Erin Korte Plant Sciences
Ashlee Linares-Gaffer Nutritional Sciences
Heather Roberts-Wrenn ALVSCE Business Services
Nancy Rodriguez-Lorta Career and Academic Services
Jackie Maximillian
Soil, Water and Environmental Science
Dava Jondall Biosystems Engineering
Trent Teegerstrom
Agricultural and Resource Economics
Maria del Carmen Aranguren Communications and Cyber Technologies
Angela Kaczowka Agricultural Education
Alex Hu Plant Sciences
Luise King Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Zelieann Craig Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Stuart Marsh Natural Resources and the Environment
Melissa Merrick Natural Resources and the Environment
Tracy Armstrong Florian Cooperative Extension
Cathy Martinez Cooperative Extension

 

Faculty Council 

Marc Orbach, Chair
Plant Sciences
David Baltrus, Vice Chair Plant Sciences
Kamel Didan Biosystems Engineering
Charles Gerba Soil, Water and Environmental Science
Sabrina Helm Family and Consumer Sciences (CALS Faculty Senate Representative)
Melanie Hingle Nutritional Sciences (CALS Faculty Senate Representative)
Jia Hu Natural Resources and the Environment
Kelly Jackson Nutritional Sciences
Edward Martin Biosystems Engineering (CALS Faculty Senator at Large)
Luciano Matzkin Entomology
Fiona McCarthy Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Ayman Mostafa
Maricopa County Cooperative Extension
Timothy Ottusch Family and Consumer Sciences
Tauhidur Rahman
Agricultural and Resource Economics
Amber Rice Agricultural Education
Donato Romagnolo Nutritional Sciences (CALS Faculty Senator at Large)
Steve Smith Natural Resources and the Environment
Kate Speirs Family and Consumer Sciences
J. Scott Wilbur Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

 

Faculty Senate Representation by CALS 

Sabrina Helm, Senator representing CALS Family and Consumer Sciences
Melanie Hingle, Senator representing CALS Nutritional Sciences
James Hunt, Senator representing CALS Career and Academic Services
Edward Martin, Senator-at-Large Maricopa County Cooperative Extension
Dennis Ray, Ex officio Chair, Undergraduate Council Plant Sciences
Donato Romagnolo, Senator-at-Large Nutritional Sciences
Patricia Stock, Senator-at-Large Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences/Entomology

 

Post Tenure Review Committee

David Galbraith, Chair Plant Sciences (Biological Sciences) 12/18
Todd Schlenke, Vice Chair  Entomology (Biological Sciences) 12/19
Roger Dahlgran Agricultural and Resource Economics (Social Sciences) 12/18
Sadhana Ravishankar  Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences (Biological Sciences) 12/19
David Breshears Natural Resources and the Environment (Natural Sciences) 12/20
Melissa Delgado Family and Consumer Sciences (Social Sciences) 12/20
Craig Rasmussen  Soil, Water and Environmental Science (Natural Sciences) 12/20

 

Promotion and Continuing Appointment Committee

Michael Ottman, Chair Plant Sciences 6/20
Rick Gibson, Vice Chair Pinal County Cooperative Extension 6/20
Christopher Jones Gila County Cooperative Extension 6/20
Michael Matheron Plant Sciences 6/20
Larry Howery Natural Resources and the Environment 6/21
Jim Walworth Soil, Water and Environmental Science 6/21
Trent Teegerstrom Agricultural and Resource Economics 6/21

 

Promotion and Tenure Committee

Craig Rasmussen, Chair Soil, Water and Environmental Science 6/19
Jeffrey Fehmi, Vice Chair Natural Resources and the Environment 6/20
Betsy Arnold Plant Sciences 6/19
Emily Butler Family and Consumer Sciences 6/21
Bonnie Colby Agricultural and Resource Economics 6/20
Jeong-Yeol Yoon Biosystems Engineering 6/19
     

 

 

Quality Team: Communications

Susan McGinley, Chair
Career and Academic Services
David Bogner
Communications and Cyber Technologies
Joanne Gonzalez-Eader
Development, Alumni, Advocacy and Corporate Relations
Sangita Pawar
Research Administration
Dennis Ray
Plant Sciences
Ursula Schuch
Plant Sciences
Elaine Mattes (ex officio)
ALVSCE Administration

 

Sabbatical Leave Committee

Mike Staten, Chair
Career and Academic Services
Angela Taylor
Family and Consumer Sciences

 

Staff Council

Robert Lanza, Chair Family and Consumer Sciences
Edith Angulo Soil, Water and Environmental Science
Bernadette Capossela Water Resources Research Center
Richard DeGuzman Plant Sciences
Trudy Morrow Nutritional Sciences
Adriana Prado Division Business Services
Kevin Teres, Treasurer Division Business Services
Amanda Zaman, Secretary Family and Consumer Sciences
Elaine Mattes (ex officio)
ALVSCE Administration

 

State FFA Career Development Field Day

Robert Torres, Chair
Agricultural Education
Betsy Greene - Horse Evaluation & Selection
Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Chris Jones/Ken Apostol - Forestry
Natural Resources and the Environment
Amber Rice/Matt Mars - Job Interview
Agricultural Education
Ed Franklin - Agricultural Mechanics
Agricultural Education
Larry Howery - Range Management
Natural Resources and the Environment
Carmen McConnel - Livestock Evaluation & Selection
Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Sam Garcia - Meats Evaluation
Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Gene Hall - Entomology
Entomology
Mike Ottman - Agronomy & Field Crop Mgmt.
Plant Sciences
Ursula Schuch - Nursery/Landscape
Plant Sciences
Trent Teegerstrom - Agricultural Business Mgmt.
Agricultural and Resource Economics
Rivka Fidel - Soils
Soil, Water and Environmental Science
Quint Molina - Student Chairs/Volunteers Agricultural Education
Luise King - Veterinary Technology
Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

 

Student Scholarship and Awards

Kelly Jackson, Chair
Nutritional Sciences
Wendy Davis
Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Felicia Frontain
Family and Consumer Sciences
Kathleen (Katie) Hughes Natural Resources and the Environment
Jim Hunt Career and Academic Services
Paige Jacobson Family and Consumer Sciences
Darin Knapp Family and Consumer Sciences
John Koprowski Natural Resources and the Environment
Kathleen Landeen
Soil, Water and Environmental Science
Quintin Molina
Agricultural Education
Dennis Ray
Plant Sciences
Donald Slack
Biosystems Engineering
Kristina Souders Entomology
Gary Thompson
Agricultural and Resource Economics
Mike Staten (ex officio)
Career and Academic Services