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Kansas State University
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Presidential Committees and Councils

K-State Distinguished Lecturers Committee (8010)

Marsha Frey, History, CHAIR (AY 18-19)

Mo Hosni, Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering (AY 17-18)
Marci Maullar, Music, Theatre & Dance (AY 17-18)
Abdelmoneam Raef, Geology (AY 18-19)
Gerry Snyder, Office of Mediated Education (AY 18-19)
Marianne Korten, Mathematics (AY 19-20)

Provides a highly visible platform for prominent visiting researchers and scholars, and distinguished public intellectuals. The committee solicits written proposals from departments or units. Preference will be given to cooperative proposals representing several departments or units and which involve matching funds. Reports to Provost.

K-State Undergraduate Honor Council and Staff (8015)

View additional information and current membership of the Honor Council and Staff committee.

Governmental Relations (8020)

View additional information and current membership of the Governmental Relations committee.

To meet on a regular basis to share information about K-State. Reports to the President.

Information Resource Management Council (8034)

This committee is currently not meeting.

The IRMC was created to develop, review, revise and endorse information resource policies for the university community. Policy may be initiated by the council or considered from interim policies or drafts from various information technology units on campus. All policy related to information technology should be approved by the IRMC. Reports to the Vice Provost for Information Technology Services.

Campus Recycling Advisory Committee (8038)

Gerry Snyder, Office of Mediated Education, Faculty Senate Representative, CHAIR (AY 19-20)

James Morrill, Enterprise Server Technologies, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 17-18)
Jason Reed, K-State Libraries, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 17-18)
Susan Hazelbaker, Veterinary Health Center, University Support Staff Representative (AY 17-18)
Kristin Oberheide, International Programs, Unit-level Unclassified Professional Representative (AY 17-18) 
Matt Mindrup, Student Governing Association Representative (AY 17-18)
Aravind Kannan, Student Governing Association Representative (AY 17-18)

Jayme Reid, Civil Engineering, USS Representative (AY 18-19)

Rachel Miles, K-State Libraries, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 19-20)
Doug Jardine, Plant Pathology, Unit-level Unclassified Professional Representative (AY 19-20)

Voting ex-officio members
Kevin Schindlbeck, Director of Facilities Services
Cathie Lavis, Campus Landscape Advisory Committee
Kelly Greene, Environmental Health and Safety Representative
Bill Spiegel, Campus Recycling Center Representative
VACANT, Director of Sustainability
 
Develops campus recycling policies for consideration by the central administration, discusses issues related to campus recycling and development of educational/promotional activities regarding recycling on the Manhattan Campus. Reports to the Vice President for Administration and Finance.

KSU Committee for Public Art (8039)

Linda Duke, Director of the Beach Museum of Art, CHAIR

Matthew Gaynor, Head of the Department of Art
Tim de Noble, Dean of the College of Architecture, Planning and Design
Diana Hutchison, Director of Facilities Planning
Cliff Hight, University Archivist, University Archives and Special Collections
Jackie Hartman, Chair of the Art Museum Advisory Board, Office of the President
Greg Willems, President and CEO of the KSU Foundation
Kerry Reed, Student Governing Association Representative (AY 17-18)

Provides advice on the suitability of sculpture or other works of art and their proposed location on the Manhattan campus.  Reports to the Vice President for Administration and Finance. 

Campus Planning and Development Advisory Committee (8040)

Bob Condia, Architecture, Planning & Design, Building Project Review Representative, CHAIR (AY 17-18)

Pat Bosco, Vice President for Student Life (AY 17-18)
Ian Czarnekzki, Vice President for Research Representative (AY 17-18)
Danny Fronce, Network and Telecom Services, Provost Unit Representative (AY 17-18)
Tim de Noble, Deans Council Representative (AY 17-18)
Miriam Clark, Information Systems Office, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 17-18)
Chris Ahern, Architectural Engineering & Construction Science, Building Project Review Representative (AY 17-18)
John Wolf, Parking Council Representative (AY 17-18)
Cathie Lavis, Horticulture, Forestry & Recreation Resources, Landscape Advisory Committee Representative (AY 17-18)
Laurel Littrell, K-State Libraries, FSCOUP Chair (AY 17-18)
Amber Berg, Students for Environmental Action Representative (AY 17-18)
Jack Ayres, Student Governing Association Representative (AY 17-18)
Brittany Green, Agronomy, USS Representative (AY 18-19)

Ex-officio members

Joe Myers, Facilities Grounds Maintenance
Casey Lauer, Assistant Vice President, Facilities Power Plant and Utilities
Ryan Swanson, Associate Vice President, Division of Facilities (VPAF representative)
Diana Hutchison, Director, Campus Planning and Project Management
VACANT, Director of Sustainability
Ann Pearce, Assistant Director, Student Access Center
Derek Jackson, Director, Housing and Dining Services
Jeff Barnes, Director, Parking Services

Advises the Vice President for Administration and Finance on the development, implementation, and continual updating of a Long Range Plan for the Physical Development of the Kansas State University campus and lands. Reports to the Vice President for Administration and Finance. (If the year of term end is not marked, then the person/job position of person is permanent committee member.)

Council on Parking Operations (8041)

John Wolf, Animal Sciences & Industry, University Support Staff Rep, CO-CHAIR (AY 17-18)
Terri Wyrick, Division of Facilities, University Support Staff Rep, CO-CHAIR (AY 17-18)

Amanda Harlan, Library, Faculty, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 17-18)
Felisa Osburn, K-State Libraries, University Support Staff Rep (AY 17-18)

Clint Hafliger, Recreational Services, Unclassified Professional, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 18-19)

Bill Zhang, Architectural Engineering and Construction Science, Faculty, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 19-20)
David Thompson, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 19-20)
Kerri Cole, Hospitality Management, Unclassified Professional, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 19-20)
Michael Sala, Budget, Unclassified Professional, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 19-20)
Vickey Grochowski, Office of the Registrar, USS Rep (AY 19-20)
Debra Wilcox, Education, USS Rep (AY 19-20)

Jordan Urban, Student Governing Association Rep (AY 17-18)
Thomas Bremser, Student Governing Association Rep (AY 17-18)
Kyle Rogers, Student Governing Association Rep (AY 17-18)
Daniel Rogers Student Governing Association Rep (AY 17-18)
Nick Nordstrom, Student Governing Association Rep (AY 17-18)

Ex-officio members
Cathie Lavis, Campus Planning and Development Advisory Committee
Nick Lander, Housing & Dining Services Rep
Tim Schrag, University Police Rep
Jeff Barnes, Interim Director, Parking Services
 
Cindy Bontrager, Vice President of Administration and Finance, non-voting
Janel Harder, Chair, Parking Citation Appeals Board, non-voting
 
Advises the Vice President for Administration and Finance concerning policies governing (1) traffic patterns and circulation; (2) parking fees and parking accommodations for faculty, staff, students, visitors, and clientele; and (3) revisions to the parking and traffic regulations; and 4) future parking plans (garages, shuttle service, etc.). The Council may organize itself into subcommittees. It will meet in open meetings and submit advice, recommendations, and minutes to the Vice President for Administration and Finance.

Parking Citation Appeals Board (8042)

Janel Harder, College of Education, University Support Staff Rep, CHAIR (AY 18-19)

Gerald Hoehn, Mathematics, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 18-19)

Casey Keller, Information Technology Assistance Center, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 19-20)
Gerald Hoehn, Mathematics, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 19-20)
Aimee Hawkes, Kansas Forest Services, USS Rep (AY 19-20)

Katheryn Gregerson, Student Senate Chair, Greek Rep (AY 17-18)
Caleb Stark, Student Senate Chair, Association of Residence Halls Rep (AY 17-18)
Cori Moffett, Student Senate Chair, Off-Campus Unaffiliated with Organized Living Group Rep (AY 17-18)
Rachel Walker, Student Senate Chair, Student At-Large (AY 17-18)
Spencer Weiser, Student Senate Chair, Student At-Large (AY 17-18)
VACANT, Student Senate Chair, Student At-Large (AY 17-18)

Hears appeals on traffic matters from faculty, staff and students. Reports to the Vice President for Administration and Finance.

Council on Parking Operations - K-State Polytechnic (8043)

Stephanie McDowell, K-State Polytechnic Fiscal Services, Professional Staff, CHAIR (AY 17-18)

Marva Morgan, Polytechnic Undergraduate Services, University Support Staff (AY 19-20)
Rick Zajac, Polytechnic School of Integrated Studies, Faculty (AY 19-20)

Rene Leiker, Facilities, University Support Staff (AY 18-19)
Andrew Smith, Aviation, Faculty (AY 18-19)

VACANT, Commuting Student (AY 17-18)
VACANT, Commuting Student (AY 17-18)
Luke Stuke, Student, Residence Hall Occupant (AY 17-18)
Nicholas Harris, Student, Residence Hall Occupant (AY 17-18)

Dennis Stugelmeyer, Director of Fiscal Services, ex-officio, non-voting
Ronnie Grice, Public Safety Director, Manhattan Campus, ex-officio, non-voting
Darwin Abbott, Director of Parking Services, Manhattan Campus, ex-officio, non-voting

Advises the Dean and CEO of K-State Polytechnic concerning policies governing (1) traffic patterns and circulation; (2) parking fees and parking accommodations for faculty, staff, students, visitors, and clientele; and (3) revisions to the parking and traffic regulations; and 4) future parking plans (garages, shuttle service, etc.) for the K-State Polytechnic campus. The Council may organize itself into subcommittees. It will meet in open meetings and submit advice, recommendations, and minutes to the Dean and CEO of K-State Polytechnic.

Central Management Information Systems (CMIS) Advisory Committee (8045)

This committee is currently not meeting.

The Committee will act in an advisory capacity to the Vice President of Administration and Finance and the Executive Computing Committee.  Considering the mission of the university and all affected users, the Committee will receive, review, and recommend project proposals; discuss, propose, and advocate short- and long-term direction; and monitor progress of active central management information systems projects.  By periodically assessing progress, the Committee will be able to make informed recommendations to further progress, redirect efforts, or discontinue a project.  Reports to the Vice President for Administration and Finance.

University Environmental Stewardship Committee (8047)

Steve Galitzer, Environmental Health & Safety, ex-officio, CHAIR

Mitch Ricketts, College of Agriculture
David Mitchell, College of Architecture, Planning & Design
Beth Montelone, College of Arts & Sciences   
Brian Niehoff, College of Business and Administration
Larry Scharmann, College of Education
Byron Jones, College of Engineering
Rita Newell, College of Human Ecology
Jean Darbyshire, Hale Library
Jung Oh, College of Technology & Aviation
Donald Robertson, College of Veterinary Medicine
Jerry Jaax, University Compliance, ex-officio
Cheryl Strecker, Sr. Associate University Attorney

Committee is responsible for recommending policies on hazardous waste issues to the Campus Environmental Health and Safety Committee, reviewing Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) compliance issues, reviewing notice of violations, recommending and acting as a review board for complaints.  Reports to the Vice President of Administration and Finance.

Laser Safety Committee (8048)

(appointed annually, no limitation on number of terms)

Brett DePaola, Physics, CHAIR
Terry Beck, Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Viktor Chikan, Chemistry
Mark Weiss, Anatomy & Physiology, Faculty Senate Representative
Maria Catanach, Environmental Health and Safety, ex-officio
 
This committee is to oversee the LASER Safety program including but not limited to laboratory/facility inspections to ensure that safety requirements are being met, provide consulting in evaluating and controlling hazards, investigate accidents involving LASERs, require registration of LASERs, and has authority to terminate operations if controls are inadequate.  The committee will also act as a sounding board for LASER users.  Reports to the Vice President of Administration and Finance.

Advisory Committee for Universal Design and Accessibility (8049)

Jason Maseberg-Tomlinson, Student Access Center, CHAIR, ex officio

D. Ann Pearce, Student Access Center
Charlotte Self, Human Capital Services
Neil Erdwien, Communications & Marketing
Janelle Corkill, Communications & Marketing
Pamela Erickson, Global Campus
Mark Taussig, Facilities Planning
Alice Trussell, K-State Libraries
Cathy Rodriguez, Information Technology Services
Alison Rogers, Housing & Dining Services 
Bonnie Bressers, Faculty Representative (AY 18-19)
Cheryl Martin, USS Employee Representative (AY 17-18)
Jason Gaumer, Student Representative (AY 17-18)
Tracie Higgins, Student Representative (AY 17-18)
Leeanna Burton, Student Representative (AY 17-18)

Studies and recommends utilization of resources and development of procedures to facilitate the needed programs for accommodation of disabled persons. Reports to the Provost.

Campus Environmental Health and Safety Committee (8050)

Brian Niehoff, Provost Representative, Office of the Provost, CHAIR (AY 19-20)

R. Scott Beyer, Animal Sciences & Industry, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 17-18)
Alice Trussell, K-State Libraries, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 17-18)
Cathie Barry, Lafene Student Health Center, VP/Student Life Representative (AY 17-18)
William Moore, SGA Representative (AY 17-18)

Sara Rosenkranz, Food Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 18-19)
Rob Reves, Veterinary Health Center, University Support Staff Representative (AY 18-19)
Michelle Vogel, Housing & Dining Services, University Support Staff Representative (AY 18-19)
Cheryl Doerr, VP/Research Representative (AY 18-19)

Yacob Zereyesus, Agricultural Economics, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 19-20)
VACANT, University Support Staff Representative (AY 19-20)

Christina Aguilera, Environmental Health & Safety, VPAF Representative, ex-officio
Julie Johnson, Research, National Ag Biosecurity Center, ex-officio

Acts as umbrella committee to other safety committees to coordinate safety-related activities on campus. The Chairs from Safety Committees:  8049-8056, 8060, 8280, and 8290 will also serve as support for this committee. To promote, create, and maintain a safe and healthful environment by conducting inspections for fire safety, industrial safety and chemical safety in campus buildings. Reports to the Vice President for Administration and Finance.

Radiation Safety Committee (8052)

J. Ernest Minton, College of Agriculture, CHAIR

Weiqun "George" Wang, Human Nutrition
Brett Depaola, Physics
Max Nager, Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Dylan Lutter, Veterinary Health Center
Heath Ritter, Vice President for Research Representative
Sandra Hoffman, Division Facilities
Tim Durrett, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

Dr. Linda Skiles, Lafene Student Health Center, ex-officio
Maria Catanach, Assistant Radiation Safety Officer / EHS, ex-officio

Formulates University policies and regulations concerning the acquisition, use and disposal of radioactive materials as required by, and in accordance with, Title 10, Chapter 1, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 33 and Kansas Radiation Protection Regulations, Part 3, Regulation 28-35-182 (B),(3)(a). Responsible for radiation safety aspects of activities conducted under University's Radioactive Materials License. Reports to the Vice President for Administration and Finance.

Reactor Safeguards Committee (8053)

William Dunn, Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering, ex-officio, CHAIR

Jeremy Roberts, Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering
Hitesh Bindra, Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering
Douglas McGregor, Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering
Ken Shultis, Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering
Brett Depaola, Physics
Jeremy Schmidt, Physics

Dyna O'Dea, Lafene Student Health Center, ex-officio
Amir Bahadori, Reactor Facility Manager, ex-officio
Ron Bridges, Environmental Health and Safety, ex-officio

Formulates and reviews reactor safeguards as required by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Title 10, Chapter 1, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 50, and by NRC Docket No. 50-188 for Reactor License No. R-88, Amendment 3. Reports to Vice President for Admin. and Finance.

Institutional Biosafety Committee (8056)

Institutional Biosafety Committee Members

Formulates and implements university policies regarding the use of biohazardous materials at the University, including the practices for constructing and handling of: (1) recombinant DNA molecules; (2) organisms and viruses containing recombinant DNA molecules, according to the federal regulations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (ref: Federal Register 41, [1976] 27920), and subsequent amendments). The committee also has the responsibility for oversight into the proposed use of infectious agents. Reports to the Vice President of Research.

K-State University Support Staff Award of Excellence Selection Committee (8073)

Jay Stephens, Human Capital Services Liaison, CHAIR, ex-officio

Cyreathia (Sam) Reyer, Horticulture and Natural Resources, University Support Staff Senate Representative (AY 17-18)
Doug Kraemer, Housing & Dining Services, University Support Staff At-Large (AY 17-18)
Myung Kyo Kim, Management, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 17-18)
Nick Brown, Undergraduate Admissions, Unclassified Professional At-Large (AY 17-18)
Aravind Kannan, SGA/Student Senate Representative (AY 17-18)
Brian Kassin, Student At-Large (AY 17-18)
Ashley Noll, Global Campus, Previous Year Award Winner (AY 17-18)
Christopher Falley, Facilities, Previous Year Award Winner (AY 17-18)
Haley Swartz, Previous Year Award Winner (AY 17-18)

Manages the award process for the K-State University Support Staff Award of Excellence to include, but not limited to the following: Notify University Support Staff employees nominations are being accepted, review submitted nominations for completeness, review all nomination applications, select awardees for the University Support Staff Award of Excellence based on submitted nomination forms and defined criteria for the award, have awards prepared, notify University Support Staff Senate of awardees, and provide written paragraphs for the recognition ceremony.

President's Award of Excellence for Unclassified Professionals Selection Committee (8074)

Jay Stephens, Human Capital Services Liaison, CHAIR, ex-officio

Ryan Otto, K-State Libraries, Faculty Representative (AY 17-18)
Jen Schlegel, Plant Pathology, Unclassified Professional Representative (AY 17-18)
Aaron Entringer, Graduate Student Council Representative (AY 17-18)

Suzy Auten, College of Business & Administration, Unclassified Professional Representative (AY 18-19)
Brooks Hetle, Housing & Dining Services, Unclassified Professional Representative (AY 18-19)
Kelly Ingalsbe, Communication & Ag Education, USS Representative (AY 18-19)
Carolina Pereira, SGA Representative (AY 18-19)

Manages the award process for the President's Award of Excellence for Unclassified Professionals, to include, but not limited to the following: Notify the university community that nominations are being accepted, review submitted nominations for completeness, review all nomination applications, select awardees based on submitted nomination forms and defined criteria for the award, have awards prepared, notify the President's Office of awardees, and prepare a news release.

President's Commission on the Status of Women (8075)

Felisa Osborn, CHAIR (AY 17-18)

Faculty Representatives

Linda Henriksen (AY 17-18)
Soumia Bardhan (AY 18-19)
Sarah Reznikoff (AY 18-19)

Salina Faculty Representative

Kate Behan (AY 17-18)

Unclassified Professional Representatives

Wendy Barnes (AY 18-19)
Laura Widenor (AY 18-19)
Stephanie Bannister (AY 19-20) 

University Support Staff Representatives

Felisa Osborn (AY 17-18)
Brenda Nowakowski (AY 17-18)
Jayme Reid (AY 18-19)

Student Representatives

Miranda Moore (AY 17-18)
Denise Quinones (AY 17-18)
Haripriya Naidu (AY 17-18)

Ex officio

Clara Kintz, CARE
Angela Hubler, Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies
Steve Dandaneau, Vice Provost, Undergraduate Studies
Deanne Woodard, Office of Student Life
Sara Thurston, International Programs

Reviews the roles, needs, and opportunities of women students, faculty, and staff at K-State and makes recommendations for change where appropriate. Reports to the President.

University Support Staff Peer Review (8076)

 
Hears University Support Staff complaints of discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, ancestry, age, or disability, and hears appeals of decisions on employee performance evaluation ratings, and proposed dismissal, demotion, and suspension where the cases have been processed in accordance with Kansas Personnel Regulation Rules. Reports to the Vice President of Administration and Finance.

President's Commission on Multicultural Affairs (8077)

Laverne Bitsie-Baldwin, College of Engineering/MEP
Michelle Bowen, HR and Diversity Director, K-State Libraries 
Mirta Chavez, Multicultural Programs and Services/Office of Diversity
Kimathi Choma, College of Arts & Sciences 
Michelle Kotapish, Global Campus, USS Senate
Ronnie Elmore, College of Veterinary Medicine
Lori Goetsch, University Libraries
Zelia Wiley, Interim Associate Provost for Diversity, CHAIR
Bette Grauer, College of Engineering 
Kathleen Greene, Student Life, McNair, Educational Supportive Services
Andrew Bennett, Faculty Senate
Shawna Jordan, College of Human Ecology 
David Griffin, College of Education 
Roberta Maldonado-Franzen, Human Capital Services
Dawne Martin, College of Business Administration 
Rebeca Paz, Pilots Program, Student Life
Geraldine Craig, Graduate School
Alysia Starkey, K-State Polytechnic                          
Vibhavari Jani, College of Architecture, Planning & Design 
LaBarbara Wigfall, College of Architecture, Planning & Design 
Bryon Williams, Office of Admissions

The responsibility of the committee will be to: a) establish/recommend goals and policy; b) provide leadership/coordination to all campus diversity efforts; c) coordinate the creation of the university's strategic plan for diversity and all updates to it; d) assist in creating and developing a "University Climate of Inclusiveness and Diversity;" e) ensure that Commission recommendations remain a high priority in the language and planning efforts of Kansas State University; f) issue a biannual report to the K-State community which includes information about progress towards University goals, e.g., funds expended, enrollment and retention data, achievement and graduation patterns, significant programs, and activities; and g) co-sponsor the annual Diversity Summit. Reports to the President.

K-State Campaign for Nonviolence (8078)

Brandon H. Haddock, LGBT Resource Center, Office of Student Life, CHAIR

Pat Bosco, Vice President Student Life
Andrew Thompson, Office of Student Life
Clara Keintz, Center for Advocacy Response and Education
Ann Pearce, Student Access Center
Brandon Clark, Office of Diversity 
Wendy Barnes, Counseling Services
Kodee Walls, SafeZone
Julie Gibbs, Lafene Health Center
Brooks Hetle, Housing and Dining Services
Marcus Kidd, K-State Alumni Association
Mary Abounabhan, K-State Student Governing Association
TBD, K-State Police 
TBD, Non-Violence Studies Program 
TBD, Gender Womens Sexuality Studies
TBD, Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
TBD, Office of Institutional Equity

The purpose of the committee is: a) to plan, develop, and begin implementing a campus-wide anti-violence campaign; b) to continue to gather information about campus services, programs and classes dealing with violence issues through steps ranging from prevention/education to adjudication; c) to seek external funding (where possible) for extension of violence prevention and nonviolence education programs on campus; and d) to make recommendations for revisions of existing campus policy and suggest procedures/programs needed to address gaps in dealing with violence and abuse of power issues as they impact the K-State campus and community.  Reports to the Vice President for Student Life.

Integrity in Research and Scholarly Activity Committee (8080)

Sonya Britt-Lutter, Family Studies & Human Services (AY 19-20)
Han Yu, English (AY 19-20)
David Pickering, Music, Theatre & Dance (AY 19-20)
Martin Draper, Plant Pathology (AY 19-20)

Jack Fry, Horticulture & Natural Resources (AY 18-19)
Sarah Reznikoff, Mathematics (AY 18-19)
John Ruberson, Entomology (AY 18-19)
Phillip Vardiman, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics & Health (AY 18-19)

R. Scott Beyer, Animal Sciences & Industry (AY 17-18)
Phillip P. Marzluf, English (AY 17-18)
David G. Renter, Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology (AY 17-18)
Michelle L. Toews, College of Human Ecology (AY 17-18)

The members of the IRSAC committee serve as a pool from which panelists are selected to hear specific cases of alleged academic misconduct as described in Appendix O of the University Handbook. This committee fulfills responsibilities specified in federal regulations regarding scientific misconduct. Reports to the Provost through the Vice President of Research. 

Conflict of Interest and Conflict of Time Commitment Management Plan Review Committee(short, Conflict Management Plan Review Committee, or CMPRC)  (8090)

Beth Montelone, Associate Vice President for Research, ex-officio
Cheryl Doerr, Associate Vice President for Research Compliance, ex-officio
Ernie Minton, Associate Director Agricultural Experiment Station
Linda Thurston, Associate Dean of Education
VACANT, Department Head Rep
Michael Dryden, Distinguished Professor of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology

The committee will review Conflict of Interest and Conflict of Time Commitment Disclosure forms that have potential conflicts of interest or time commitment issues.  The committee will seek the advice of the university general counsel as appropriate.  The committee will make recommendation to the Provost.  The Provost will make the final decision. 

Intellectual Property Advisory Committee (8120)

Intellectual Property Advisory Committee Members

The Intellectual Property Advisory Committee (IPAC) will be deemed advisory to the vice provost for research. IPAC will review the technical merit and also the market and commercial potential of inventions, discoveries, and creations developed within the Kansas State University community by employees and students.  Reports to the Vice President of Research.

International Activities Advisory Committee (8250)

This committee is not currently meeting.

Helps to enhance international activities on campus and makes recommendations to the Provost on ways to strengthen our international programs.

Appointment Committee for Mediation (8260)

This committee is not currently meeting.

Screens and selects mediators.  Reviews the list of mediators every three years to assure mediators continue to meet certifications or equivalents.

Out-of-State Fees Appeals Committee (8270)

Monty Nielsen, Registrar, CHAIR, ex-officio

Lindsey Cordill, Business Administration (AY 17-18)
Michelle Keating, Electrical & Computer Engineering (AY 17-18)
Calvin Boren, Office of Student Financial Assistance (AY 18-19)
Pamela Erickson, Human Ecology Dean's Office (AY 18-19)
Tami Duch, College of Arts & Sciences (AY 19-20)
Julie Yu-Oppenheim, Music (AY 19-20)
Hannah Markel, Student (AY 17-18)

Hears appeals from individuals who have been denied in-state status for purposes of assessing tuition. Reports to the Vice President for Student Life.

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (8280)

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Members

Formulates policies governing laboratory animal care, advises on animal housing requirements, inspects animal care practices, and reviews all protocols involving the use of animals at the university. Committee also has responsibility for providing assurances to external agencies in compliance with federal regulations. Reports to the Vice President of Research.

Confidential/Sensitive Research Committee (8285)

Formulates and implements university policies regarding activities proposed by K-State faculty and staff that involves information deemed to be of a nature that general access or distribution of such information would be restricted, inadvisable, illegal, or contraindicated (Section G51 Classified Research, University Handbook).  This could include formally classified material, confidential information, business sensitive information, intellectual property, etc.  The CSRC will meet at the call of the Chair to review applications to the committee.  Reports to the Vice President of Research. This committee is currently not meeting.

Institutional Review Board for Human Subjects Research (8290)

Institutional Review Board Members

Formulates and implements university policies regarding the use of human subjects in any research project performed by either university employees or students. Responsibilities include reviewing all protocols involving use of human subjects, independent of whether such project is funded, either by an internal or an external sponsor. Committee also serves as the Institutional Review Board established in compliance with federal regulations (ref: Federal Register 45, 46). Reports to the President through the Vice President of Research.

Board of Directors/Student Publications, Inc. (8365)

Collegian Media Group Directors & Officers of the Corporation (pdf)

Student Publications Inc. is a private business.  The corporation's new d/b/a is Collegian Media Group; its corporate name remains Student Publications.

Committee on Religion (8500)

Christy Craft, Special Education, Counseling & Student Affairs, CHAIR

Kakali Bhattacharya, Educational Leadership
Brandon Haddock, LGBT Resource Center
Daniel Ireton, Hale Library 
Manaf Sellak, Economics
Andy Thompson, Office of Student Life
Mark Weiss, College of Veterinary Medicine
David Yetter, Mathematics

Formulates University religious guidelines and coordinates religious activities and dialogue in a pluralistic community. Reports to the Vice President for Student Life.

 Big 12 Faculty Fellowship Committee (8504)

Andrew Barkley, Faculty Representative, Agricultural Economics, CHAIR (AY 18-19)

Darren Dawson, Dean Representative, College of Engineering (AY 17-18)
Jonathan Aguilar, Faculty Representative SW Research Extension (AY 17-18)
Kimball Smith, Faculty Representative, English (AY 17-18)
Marsha Frey, Faculty Representative, History (AY 18-19)
Wayne Goins, Faculty Representative, School of Music, Theatre and Dance (AY 19-20)
Jon Hunt, Faculty Representative, Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning (AY 19-20)

Review application materials and select recipients of Big 12 Faculty Fellowship Awards.

Dorothy L. Thompson Civil Rights Lecture Series (8505)

This Committee is currently not meeting.

Supervises the lecture series. 

Kansas State University Appeals Board (for University Support Staff, USS) (8610)

Fran Willbrant, Financial Services (AY 17-18)
Kathy Greene, Education & Personal Development (AY 17-18)
Kerry Jennings, Housing & Dining (AY 17-8)
Samantha Purdy, University Police Department (AY 17-18)
John Wolf, Animal Sciences & Industry (AY 17-18)

Mario Baonga, Housing & Dining Services (AY 18-19)
Susan Erichsen, Dean of Education (AY 18-19)
Roger McBride, Financial Services (AY 18-19)
Darci Pottroff, Information Systems Office (AY 18-19)
Quentin Rawlins, Facilities Services (AY 18-19)

Becky Bohnenblust, Division of Biology (AY 19-20)
Marsha Frey, History (AY 19-20)
Melanie Horton, Business Administration (AY 19-20)
Joshua Myers, Housing and Dining Services (AY 19-20)
Parrish Quick, Parking Services (AY 19-20)

Hears USS appeals of suspension without pay, demotion, or dismissal. Reports to the Vice President in the Division of Human Capital Services (VPHC).