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Presidential Committees and Councils

K-State Distinguished Lecturers Committee (8010)

This committee is currently not meeting.

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 Chief Information Officer.

Campus Recycling Advisory Committee (8038)

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

Susan Hazelbaker, Veterinary Health Center, USS Senate Representative (AY 21-22)

James Morrill, Enterprise Server Technologies, Unit-level Unclassified Professional Representative (AY 20-21)
Kelly Whitehair, Housing & Dining Services, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 20-21)
Linda Marston, K-State Libraries, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 20-21)
Barb Wells, Admissions, University Support Staff Representative (AY 20-21)

Doug Jardine, Plant Pathology, Unit-level Unclassified Professional Representative (AY 19-20)
Lily Colburn, Student Governing Association Representative (AY 19-20)
Reagan Stonestreet, Student Governing Association Representative (AY 19-20)
Lane Lundeen, SGA Director of Sustainability (AY 19-20)

Voting ex-officio members

Linda Craghead, 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 and Chief Operating Officer.

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
Greg Willems, President and CEO of the KSU Foundation
Linda Cook, Museum Advisory Board
Thomas Bell, University Archivist Representative
Payton Lynn, Student Governing Association Representative (AY 20-21)

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 and Chief Operating Officer. 

Campus Planning and Development Advisory Committee (8040)

Daniel Ireton, K-State Libraries, FSCOUP, CO-CHAIR (AY 22-23)
Brad Behnke, Kinesiology, FSCOUP, CO-CHAIR (AY 22-23)

Thomas Lane, Vice President for Student Life (AY 21-22)
Cathie Lavis, Horticulture, Forestry & Recreation Resources, Landscape Advisory Committee Representative (AY 21-22)
Skylar Lundeen, Lafene Health Center, USS Representative (AY 21-22)
Ian Czarnekzki, Vice President for Research Representative (AY 20-21)
Brian Niehoff, Provost Unit Representative (AY 20-21)
Debbie Mercer, Deans Council Representative (AY 20-21)
Chris Culbertson, Chemistry, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 20-21)
Vickey Grochowski, Parking Council Representative (AY 20-21)
Emma Pettay, Students for Environmental Action Representative (AY 20-21)
Tel Wittmer, Student Governing Association Representative (AY 20-21)
Barbara Anderson, Building Project Review Representative (AY 20-21)
Michael Grogan, Building Project Review Representative (AY 22-23)

Ex-officio members

Brett Robinson, Facilities Grounds Maintenance
Danny Fronce, Network and Telecom Services Representative 
Casey Lauer, 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 and Chief Operating Officer 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 and Chief Operating Officer. (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)

Nick Lander, Housing & Dining Services Rep, CHAIR, ex-officio

Nathaniel Birkhead, Political Science, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 20-21)
Roxann Blasi, Veterinary Health Center, USS Senate Rep (AY 20-21)

James Morrill, Enterprise Server Technologies, Unclassified Professional, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 21-22)

Teresa Adams, Housing & Dining Services, USS Senate Rep (AY 22-23)
Ralph Barnes, Housing & Dining Services, USS Senate Rep (AY 22-23)
Kirby Barrett, Architecture, Planning & Design, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 22-23)
Kerri Cole, Hospitality Management, Unclassified Professional, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 22-23)
Penny Crawford, Geography & Geospatial Sciences, USS Senate Rep (AY 22-23)
Krishna Ghimire, Civil Engineering, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 22-23)
James Morrill, Enterprise Server Technologies, Unclassified Professional, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 22-23)
Debra Wilcox, Education, USS Senate Rep (AY 22-23) 

Ashton Hess, Student Governing Association Rep (AY 20-21)
Peter Moyer, Student Governing Association Rep (AY 20-21)
Andrew Nordberg, Student Governing Association Rep (AY 20-21)
Caleb Schletzbaum, Student Governing Association Rep (AY 20-21)

Ex-officio members
Barbara Anderson, Campus Planning and Development Advisory Committee
Nick Lander, Housing & Dining Services Rep
Kyle Casey, University Police Rep
Jeff Barnes, Interim Director, Parking Services
 
Cindy Bontrager, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, non-voting
Aimee Hawkes, Chair, Parking Citation Appeals Board, non-voting
 
Advises the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer 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 and Chief Operating Officer.

Parking Citation Appeals Board (8042)

Kylie Rethman, Kansas Forest Service, University Support Staff Senate Rep (AY 21-22)

Garrett Hogan, Aerospace Studies, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 22-23)
Adam Cless, OEIE, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 22-23)
Amy Lee, Center for Student Involvement, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 22-23)
Lois Schreiner, Animal Sciences & Industry, University Support Staff Senate Rep (AY 22-23)
Kylie Rethman, Kansas Forest Service, University Support Staff Senate Rep (AY 22-23)

Darrah Crouch, Student Senate Chair, Greek Rep (AY 20-21)
Gunnar Ehlers, Student Senate Chair, Association of Residence Halls Rep (AY 20-21)
Caleb Schletzbaum, Student Senate Chair, Off-Campus Unaffiliated with Organized Living Group Rep (AY 20-21)
Noah Coker, Student Senate Chair, Student At-Large (AY 20-21)
Michelle Schlesinger, Student Senate Chair, Student At-Large (AY 20-21)
Aaron Stewart, Student Senate Chair, Student At-Large (AY 20-21)

Hears appeals on traffic matters from faculty, staff and students. Reports to the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

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

Stephanie McDowell, K-State Polytechnic Fiscal Services, Professional Staff, CHAIR (AY 20-21)

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 19-22)
Andrew Smith, Aviation, Faculty (AY 18-21)

Caden Brond, Commuting Student
A.J. Luinstra, Commuting Student
Johannes Seberger, Commuting Student
Logan Ragsdale, Student, Residence Hall Occupant

Dennis Stugelmeyer, Director of Fiscal Services, ex-officio, non-voting
Ronnie Grice, Public Safety Director, Manhattan Campus, ex-officio, non-voting
Jeff Barnes, Interim Director of Parking Services, Manhattan Campus, ex-officio, non-voting
Steve Garman, University Police, Polytechnic 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 and Chief Operating Officer 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 and Chief Operating Officer.

University Environmental Stewardship Committee (8047)

This committee is currently not meeting.

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 and Chief Operating Officer.

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 and Chief Operating Officer.

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
Laura Widenor, Global Campus
Diana Hutchison, Facilities Planning
Jason Coleman, K-State Libraries
David Burke, Division of Information Technology
Beekah Russell, Housing & Dining Services
Anne Phillips, Faculty Representative, Department of English
Becky Fox, Student Financial Assistance, USS Employee Representative
Ethan Brown, Student Representative  
Katlynn Brock, Student Representative
Caleb Francis-Walker, Student Representative 

This committee functions to identify and analyze barriers, propose solutions, and make recommendations to ensure compliance with accessibility rules and to promote universal design principles in technology, instruction, and services at the university. Reports to the Provost.

Campus Environmental Health and Safety Committee (8050)

Brian Niehoff, Provost Representative, Office of the Provost, CHAIR (AY 22-23)

Becki Bohnenblust, Biology, University Support Staff Representative (AY 20-21)
Shannon Casebeer, Architectural Engineering and Construction Science, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 20-21)
Adrian Self, National Ag Biosecurity Research Center, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 20-21)
Cathie Barry, Lafene Student Health Center, VP/Student Life Representative (AY 20-21)
Erin Colacicco, Student Senate Representative (AY 20-21)

Chieko Azuma, Clinical Sciences, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 21-22)
Cheryl Doerr, VP/Research Representative (AY 21-22)
Rob Reves, Veterinary Health Center, University Support Staff Representative (AY 21-22)

Will Baldwin, BRI, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 22-23)

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 and Chief Operating Officer.

Radiation Safety Committee (8052)

J. Ernest Minton, College of Agriculture, CHAIR

Weiqun "George" Wang, Human Nutrition
Brett Depaola, Physics
Alan Cebula, Nuclear Reactor Manager
Dylan Lutter, Veterinary Health Center
Heath Ritter, Vice President for Research Representative
Tim Durrett, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
Gerard Kluitenberg, Agronomy

TBA, Lafene Student Health Center, ex-officio
Maria Catanach, Assistant Radiation Safety Officer / EHS, ex-officio
Ron Bridges, 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 and Chief Operating Officer.

Reactor Safeguards Committee (8053)

Steven Eckels, 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

Ron Bridges, Environmental Health and Safety, ex-officio
Alan Cebula, Reactor Facility Manager, 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 and Chief Operating Officer.

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

Thomas Fish, Housing & Dining Services, University Support Staff Senate Representative (AY 19-20)
Kelsey Wilson, K-State Polytechnic Student Support Services, University Support Staff At-Large (AY 19-20)
Tanya McGee, Student Financial Assistance, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 19-20)
Leena Chakrabarti, English Language Program, Unclassified Professional At-Large (AY 19-20)
Yemane Belaineh, SGA/Student Senate Representative (AY 19-20)
Dylan Higgins, Student At-Large (AY 19-20)
Chandra Ruthstrom, CECD, Previous Year Award Winner (AY 19-20)
Juan Ceja, Facilities, Previous Year Award Winner (AY 19-20)
Joyce Nietfeld, Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, Previous Year Award Winner (AY 19-20)

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

Chelsi Medved, Unclassified Professional Rep (AY 21-22)
Barb Nagel, Unclassified Professional Rep (AY 20-21)
Channa Rajashekar, Unclassified Professional Rep (AY 20-21)

Yemane Belaineh, SGA Rep (AY 20-21)

Melissa Briggs, Faculty Rep (AY 21-22)

Becki Bohnenblust, University Support Staff Rep (AY 20-21)

Jacob Miller, Graduate Student Council Rep (AY 21-22)

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)

Debra Wilcox, CHAIR (AY 20-21)

Faculty Representatives

Kristin Tobias (AY 20-21)
Kathrin Schrick (AY 21-22)
Esther Swilley (AY 21-22)

Salina Faculty Representative

Merta Scott-Hall (AY 21-22)

Unclassified Professional Representatives

Angela Buzard (AY 21-22)
Leena Chakrabarti (AY 22-23)
R.J Youngblood (AY 21-22)

University Support Staff Representatives

Debra Wilcox (AY 20-21)
Barb Wells (AY 20-21)
Tracey Hurt (AY 21-22)

Student Representatives

Kristen Schau (AY 20-21)
Naemi Shadipeni (AY 20-21)
Sara Haggard (AY 20-21)

Ex officio

Wendy Barnes, Past Chair
Clara Valadares Keintz, CARE
Christie Launius, Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies
Mary Tolar, Leadership Studies
Colleen Rittmann, 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 appeals of decisions on employee performance evaluation ratings, and proposed dismissal, demotion, and suspension where the cases have been processed in accordance with Kansas State University Policies and Procedures Manual. Reports to the Vice President of Human Capital Services.

President's Commission on Multicultural Affairs (8077)

Bryan Samuel, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, ex officio, CHAIR

Brian Niehoff, Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness (AY 20-21)
Cheryl Grice, Division of Communications and Marketing Director of Strategic Relations (AY 21-22)
Charles Thorpe, Global Campus (AY 21-22)
Bonnie Rush, College of Veterinary Medicine Dean (AY 20-21)
Lindsey Fouquette, Human Capital Services (AY 21-22)
Kellie Wilson, Human Capital Services (AY 21-22)
Brandon Haddock, Division of Student Life (AY 20-21)
Eddy Gonzalez, Division of Student Life (AY 21-22)
Grant Chapman, Office of International Programs (AY 20-21)
Roxann Blasi, University Support Staff Senate (AY 20-21)
Tim de Noble, Architecture, Planning & Design Dean (AY 21-22)
Robert Hachiya, College of Education Diversity Committee (AY 20-21)
Bill Hsu, Pan-Asian Coalition (AY 20-21)
Scott Jones, Office of Institutional Equity (AY 20-21)
Laurel Littrell, Faculty Senate (AY 20-21)
Jackie Tweed, Manhattan Community (AY 20-21)
Trumanue Lindsey, Black Faculty Staff Alliance (AY 20-21)
Lisa Tatonetti, Indigenous Faculty and Staff Alliance (AY 20-21)
Harlan Weaver, LGBTQ* Faculty and Staff Alliance (AY 20-21)
Daniel Ireton, President's Committee on Religious, Spiritual, and Nonreligious Diversity (AY 20-21)
Clara Kientz, President's Commission on the Status of Women (AY 20-21)
Latania Marr y Ortega, Alianza (AY 20-21)
Ronald Lopez, SGA Multicultural Director (AY 20-21)
Katie Hutson, SAGA/LGBTQ Resource Center (AY 20-21)
Cara Bruce, BSU (AY 20-21)
Raymond Thomas, Graduate Student Council (AY 20-21)

Ex officio:

LaVerne Bitsie-Baldwin, College of Engineering DPP
Michelle Bowen, Hale Library DPP
Kimathi Choma, College of Arts and Sciences DPP
Sunanda Dissanayake, Graduate School DPP
Jessica Elmore, K-State Alumni Association Director for Diversity Programs
Pedro Espinoza, College of Education DPP
Shawna Jordan, College of Health and Human Sciences DPP
Christine Splichal, K-State Olathe DPP
Dawne Martin, College of Business Administration DPP
Wendy Ornealas, College of Architecture, Planning & Design DPP
Adrian Rodriguez, Assistant Vice President for Student Life -Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs
Caroline Rost, College of Veterinary Medicine DPP
Bryan Samuel, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Sara Werner, K-State Polytechnic DPP
Zelia Wiley, College of Agriculture DPP

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)

Cydney Alexis, English (AY 22-23)
Nora Bello, Statistics, (AY 22-23)
Julie Pentz, Music, Theatre & Dance (AY 22-23)
Lydia Yang, Special Education, Counseling & Student Affairs (AY 22-23)

Viktor Chikan, Chemistry (AY 21-22)
Xiaomao Lin, Agronomy (AY 21-22)
Bob Rowland, Diagnostic Medicine & Pathobiology (AY 21-22)
Bruce Schultz, Anatomy & Physiology (AY 21-22)

Elizabeth Boyle, Animal Sciences & Industry (AY 20-21)
Marcellus Caldas, International Programs (AY 20-21)
Junehee Kwon, Hospitality Management (AY 20-21)
Michael O'Shea, Physics (AY 20-21)

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
Bonnie Rush, Veterinary Medicine, Dean Representative (AY 21-22)
Christopher Culbertson, Arts & Sciences, Associate Dean Representative (AY 20-21)
Brad Kramer, Industrial, Manufacturing & Systems Engineering, Department Head Representative (AY 22-23)
Amy Betz, Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering, Faculty Representative (AY 20-21)

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)

Kelley Brundage, Registrar, CHAIR, ex-officio

Shannon Blake Skelton, Theatre (AY 20-21)
Brandon Savage, Management (AY 20-21)
Kevin Roberts, Hospitality Management (AY 21-22)
Katie Lynn, K-State Libraries (AY 21-22)
Chris Urban, Institutional Research (AY 22-23)
Casy Winn, Animal Science (AY 22-23)
Jansen Penny, Student (AY 20-21)

Hears appeals from individuals who have been denied in-state status for purposes of assessing tuition. Reports to the Provost and Executive Vice President through the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management.

University Late Withdraw Appeals Committee (8271)

Voting Members:

Kelley Brundage, Registrar, CHAIR
Ernie Minton, Dean Representative (AY 21-22)
Amit Chakrabarti, Dean Representative (AY 21-22)
Kevin Gwinner, Dean Representative (AY 20-21)
Matthew O'Keefe, Dean Representative (AY 20-21)
Kathy Sanders, K-State Polytechnic Representative (AY 21-22)
Michele Janette, Faculty member at-large (AY 21-22)
Carolyn Leeds, Office of Student Financial Assistance Representative (AY 21-22)
Jim Badders, Division of Financial Services Representative (AY 21-22)
Megan Miller, Graduate School Representative (AY 21-22)

Non-Voting Members/Ex-Officio Representatives:

Pamela Erickson, Global Campus Representative (AY 21-22)
Andy Thompson, Student Life Representative (AY 21-22)
Jeannie Brown Leonard, Academic Advising and Student Success Representative (AY 21-22)
Abby King, Lafene Health Center Representative (AY 21-22)
Jason Maseberg Tomlinson, Student Access Center Representative (AY 21-22)
Cleo Magwaro, Office of Institutional Equity Representative (AY 21-22)
Kodee Walls, Counseling Services Representative (AY 21-22)
David Brooks, Office of Veterans Affairs Representative (AY 21-22)

Responds to and determines the outcome of appeals related to university level late withdraw/enrollment requirements. The ULWAC provides a university-wide forum for review of university level requirements including, but not limited to, late drops and/or withdrawals. The committee is chaired by the University Registrar or Designee and reports to the Provost and Executive Vice President through the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management.

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)

Please contact the Collegian Media Group Directors & Officers of the Corporation

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

 President's Committee on Religious, Spiritual and Nonreligious Diversity (8500)

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

Rohan Amare, Graduate Student Representative
Elena Aronson, Graduate Student Representative
Kate Digby, Faculty Representative
Dan Ireton, Faculty Representative
Linda Gilmore, Staff Representative
Brandon Haddock, Staff Representative
Aayat Kazi, Undergraduate Student Representative
Courtney Keith, Graduate Student Representative
Rajat Kodira, Undergraduate Student Representative
Molly McGaughey, Staff Representative
Victoria Sparkman, Undergraduate Student Representative
Andrew Thompson, Staff Representative
Ellen Urton, Faculty Representative
Christian Watkins, Ecumenical Campus Ministry Advisor
David Yetter, Faculty Representative

To help everyone on campus – from all religious, spiritual, and nonreligious perspectives – to see themselves as valuable members of the K-State family. The Committee is comprised of campus-affiliated individuals representing various religious, spiritual, and nonreligious perspectives. Reports to the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer.

 Big 12 Faculty Fellowship Committee (8504)

This committee is currently not meeting.

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)

Becki Bohnenblust, Division of Biology (AY 19-20)
Tanya McGee, Student Financial Assistance (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)

Jerry Jay Cranford, Theatre (AY 20-21)
Beth Stuewe, K-State Global Campus (AY 20-21)
Joy Knutson, Facilities Services (AY 20-21)
Cyndi Slover, Registrars Office (AY 20-21)
Dennis Ryan, K-State Libraries (AY 20-21)

Mario Baonga, Housing and Dining Services (AY 21-22)
Aimee Hawkes, Kansas Forest Service (AY 21-22)
Roger McBride, Financial Services (AY 21-22)
Darci Pottroff, Information Systems (AY 21-22)
Travis Homeier, Facilities Building Maintenance (AY 21-22)

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