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2017-2018 Faculty Senate

President of the University
Steve Shirley (voting member)

Vice President for Academic Affairs
Laurie Geller (voting member)

Parliamentarian (cannot be an elected member of the Faculty Senate)
Cheryl Nilsen (18) (non-voting)

Faculty Elected At-large (9)
Andy Bertsch (18) Vice-President
Holly Pedersen (18)
Dan Ringrose (18)
Erik Kana (19)
Timothy Morris (19)
Mikhail Bobylev (19)
Jessica Smestad (20)
Vicki Michels (20)
Linda Olson (20) President

Sixteen faculty elected by college (representation from each college will be prorated on the basis of total number of full-time faculty with at least one member from each college):

College of Arts and Sciences (9)
Joseph Jastrzemski (18)
Gary Rabe (18)
David Rolandson (18)
Joseph Collette (18, one-year replacement for Ngugi)
Daniel Ngugi (19, on leave 17-18)
Sayeed Sajal (19)
Bryan Schmidt (19)
Kathryn Kilroy (20)
Mark Singer (20)
Carlos Vieira (20)

College of Business (2)
Deanna Klein (19)
Lori Willoughby (20)

College of Education and Health Sciences (5)
Dan Conn (18)
Connie Geyer (18)
Amy Roberts (19)
Lesley Magnus (20) Secretary
Rita Curl-Langager (20)

Student Association (2)
Kanwal Chawla

Staff Senate (1)
Karina Stander (non-voting)

2017-2018 Senate Executive Board

Committee Chair and Faculty Senate President
Linda Olson

Andy Bertsch

Lesley Magnus

Immediate Past President of Senate
Zeni Shabani

Vice President for Academic Affairs
Laurie Geller

Cheryl Nilsen (18)

2 Faculty At-large (appointed by Senate President)
Jean-Francois Mondon (18)
Bethany Andreasen (18)