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2020-2021 Faculty Senators

Date in parenthesis indicates year senator goes off Faculty Senate and
an asterisk (*) indicates it is their second term.
 

Faculty Senators 2018-2019

Officers of Faculty Senate

President:  Melinda Markham
President Elect: Laurel Littrell
Secretary:  LaVerne Bitsie-Baldwin

Past President

Tanya González

Non-Voting Parliamentarian 

Mickey Ransom

Agriculture - Caucus Chair:  David Lehman

Adam Ahlers (2023)
Jennifer Bormann (2022*)
Dorothy Doan (2022)
Hulya Dogan (2022)
Mishelle Hay McCammant (2021) (Co-Chair of Professional Staff Affairs)
Ganga Hettiarachchi (2021*)
David Lehman (2023)
Christopher Little (2023)
Colby Moorberg (2022)
Nathan Nelson (2021*)
Eduardo Alvarez Santos (2022)

Architecture, Planning, and Design - Caucus Chair: Michael McGlynn

Donald Crawford (2023)
R. Todd Gabbard (2022)
Neal Hubbell (2021)
Michael McGlynn (2021)

Arts and Sciences - Caucus Chair: Carolyn Ferguson

Andrew Bennett (2022)
Geraldine Craig (2023)
Brett DePaola (2023*) (Co-Chair of FSCOT)
Elizabeth Dodd (2023*)
Jessica Falcone (2022*)
Carolyn Ferguson (2021*)
Christina Hauck (2022*)
Amelia Hicks (2023)
Laura Kanost (2021)
Michael Kanost (2021*)
Pamela Kempton (2021)
Marianne Korten (2021)
Michael Krysko (2021)
Christie Launius (2023)
Sara Luly (2021)
Lorena Passarelli (2021)
Sarah Reznikoff (Dec. 2016-May 2022*)
Donald Saucier (2022*) (Co-Chair of Faculty Affairs)
Shannon Skelton (May 2019-2021)
Brian Spooner (2022)
Julie Yu-Oppenheim (2023*)

Business Administration - Caucus Chair: Valerie Barnett

Rebecca Adams (Sept. 2020-May 2021)
Valerie Barnett (Sept. 2016-2021)
Kim Charland (2021)
Mark Linville (2022)
Michael Raine (Co-Chair of FSCOT)
Brandon Savage (2023)

Education - Caucus Chair: Judy Hughey

J. Spencer Clark (2021)
Judy Hughey (2022*)
Vicki Sherbert (2022)
Be Stoney (2021)

Engineering - Caucus Chair: Mo Hosni

LaVerne Bitsie-Baldwin (2022)
Todd Easton (2023*)
Mo Hosni (2022*)
Christopher Jones (2023)
Stacey Kulesza (2021)
Steve Warren (Sept. 2019-May 2021)
Lisa Wilken (2022)
Bill Zhang (Sept. 2019-May 2021)

Extension - Caucus Chair: Elizabeth Kiss

Ignacio Ciampitti (2022)
Nancy Daniels (2021)
Jason Hackett (2023)
Elizabeth Kiss (2021)
Erin Yelland (Oct. 2020-May 2023)
Jennifer Wilson (2022)

General University
Caucus Chair: Memory Buffington

Paige Adams (Oct. 2020-May 2021)
James Bach (2022)
Maria Beebe (2021) (Co-Chair of Professional Staff Affairs)
Sara Blankley (2022)
Memory Buffington (2023)
Mirta Chavez (2021)
Betsy Draper (2023)
Duane Dunn (2021)
Pamela Erickson (Mar 2020-May 2021)
Ronnie Grice (2023)
Patricia Hudgins (2022)
Jason Maseberg-Tomlinson (2022)
Madai Rivera (2023)

Health and Human Sciences - Caucus Chair: Brad Behnke (Fall) Jared Durtschi (Spring)

Brad Behnke (2021) (Chair of FSCOUP)
Jared Durtschi (2021)
Mark Haub (Jan. 2021-2023)
Sara Rosenkranz (2021)
Martin Seay (2023)
Phillip Vardiman (2021) (Co-Chair of Academic Affairs)

Technology & Aviation (K-State Polytechnic-Salina)
Caucus Chair: Rick Zajac

Michael Oetken (2022)
Eric Shappee (2023)
Lisa Shappee (2021*)
Don Von Bergen (2021) (Co-Chair of Academic Affairs)
Rick Zajac (2021) 

University Libraries - Caucus Chair: Katy Bach

Katy Bach (2023)
Veronica Denison (2021)
Dan Ireton (2021) (Co-Chair of FSCOUP) 
Carol Sevin (2022)

Veterinary Medicine
Caucus Chair: Thomas Schermerhorn (primary)/Walter Renberg (secondary)

Kelli Almes (2021)
MM Chengappa (2023*)
Mary Lynn Higginbotham (2021)
Robert Larson (2021)
Jessica Meekins (2022*)
Walter Renberg (2022*)
Thomas Schermerhorn (2021)
Justin Thomason (May 2020-2021)

Student Representatives

Nathan Bothwell, Speaker of the Student Senate
Hannah Shear, Graduate Student Council President
Tel Wittmer, Student Body President

University Support Staff Representative

Mary Oborny, University Support Staff Senate President