Utah Valley University's shared governance is achieved by campus-wide committees under the direction of executive administrators. The collaboration of faculty, staff and students assists in achieving the best outcome for the institution through innovative and strategic thinking by key University constituencies. These collaborative efforts contribute to the overall success of the university.

Governance

(S): Means there is a student representative on this committee.

Student Affairs

Advisement Council

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Chairperson(s): Wade Oliver 

Accountable to:
 David Connelly, Michelle Kearns 

Committee Members: Wade Oliver, David Connelly, Michelle Kearns, Andrew Stone, Adam Black, Kristine Farnsworth, Julie Harps, Shauna Requilman, Tammy Nguyen, Elizabeth Draper, Shalece Nuttall, Polly Clauson, Elaine Lewis, Marcy Glassford, Eric Humphrey, UVU Student Representative 

Description: Coordinates the work of advising across colleges/schools and with other key departments on campus; identifies and addresses advising-related student barriers; recommends advisement-realted policy to the President’s Council.

Meeting Times: Every fourth Monday of the month from 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Behavioral Assessment Team (BAT)

Chairperson(s): Ashley Larsen 

Accountable to: Kyle Reyes 

Committee Members: Ashley Larsen, Bill Erb, Maren Turnidge, Laura Carlson, Matthew Pedersen, Robin Ebmeyer, Jason Slack, Alan Drage, Jeremy Knee, and Alexis Palmer 

Description: The purpose of the Behavior Assessment Team is to serve as the coordinating hub of a network of existing resources, focused on violence prevention and early intervention in community situations involving members experiencing distress or engaging in harmful or disruptive behaviors. The Team will develop intervention and support strategies and offer case coordination. This team will regularly review and assess these situations and recommend actions in accord with existing university policies. 

Meeting Times: Every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Campus Appeals/Student Conduct Committee

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Chairperson(s): Maren Turnidge, Ashley Larsen 

Accountable to:
 Alexis Palmer

Committee Members:
 Two  faculty members, three staff members, and three students

Description: The Campus Appeals Board hears cases involving violations of the UVU Student Code of Conduct, Students Rights and Responsibilities -- Policy 541. "A Student enrolled in the institution accepts the obligation to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner acceptable at an institution of higher learning."

Meeting Times: As needed

Career Development Student Advisement Board

(S)
Chairperson(s): Michael Snapp 

Accountable to: Career Development Center and UVUSA 

Committee Members: Michael Snapp, Jordan Doman, Maddie Mishko, Todd Olsen, Shane Gunnerson, Kailee Metzger, Olivia Garner, Josh Slesk, Benjamin Cuellar, Clayton Guymon, Katie Miller, Josh Glenn 

Description: The UVUSA Academic Senate serves as an advisory board to the CDC. The give feedback on a variety of topics such as internships, CDC swag. CDC events, and colloborate with the CDC to benefit the student body. 

Meeting Times: Once a semester, additional meetings as needed

Cluster

Chairperson(s): Andrew Stone 

Accountable to: Student Affairs 

Committee Members: Andrew Stone, Kris Coles, Eric Humphrey, John Curl, Doug Palmer, Jessica Houston, Trish Baker, Janeen Marsigili 

Description: Purpose of this committee is to coordinate across Enrollment Management, HSCE, Call Center, and Bursar. Review petitions, monitor policies & procedures, and identify areas for increased coordination. This is an internal committee. 

Meeting Times: As needed

Faculty Connections & Academic Experience

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Chairperson(s): Marcy Glassford 

Accountable to:
 Each committee member is accountable to their Dean 

Committee Members:
 Marcy Glassford, Michelle Kearns, Taylor Jarman, Benjamin Johnson Jane Carlson, Marni Sanft, Martha Wilson, Noemy Medina, Russ Johnson, Steve Holley, and UVUSA Representative 

Description: Faculty training and development and Freshman Reading Program. This committee is charged with assisting the utilization and promotion of first-year experience and retention best practices among faculty and staff at UVU. This committee is additionally charged with the review and recommendation of books for the President's Freshman Reading Program each year. 

Meeting Times: Every second Wednesday of the month at 9:00 a.m. (September-May)

First Generation Student Completion Initiative

Chairperson(s): Marcy Glassford 

Accountable to:
 Each committee member is accountable to their Dean 

Committee Members:
 Marcy Glassford, Martha Wilson, Angela Ward, Axel Ramirez, Darah Snow, Dasheek Akwenye, David Frame, Elena Garcia, Garrett Nagaishi, Jonathan Allred, Keith Jensen, Leo Schlosnagel, Michelle Kearns, Mikki O’Connor, Sandy Wilson, Ryan Vogel Sebastien Tauzin, Tiegan Hatch, Courtney Davis 

Description:  To develop intervention and support for existing first-generation students by providing opportunities for connections and assistance that will guide them through their first year through to graduation. 

Meeting Times: Every third Thursday of the month at 2:00 p.m.

General Student Fee Board

(S)
Chairperson(s): Alexis Palmer, Taylor Bell

Accountable to:
 The Student Body, Board of Trustees, Board of Regents

Committee Members:
Alexis Palmer, Ellen Sweat, Marissa King UVUSA Exec Council 2019: Taylor Bell, Brylee Bromley, Maddie Mishko, Annie Smith

Description: A committee comprised of students and administrators which reviews general student fees each year and makes recommendations on these fees to UVUSA and to President’s Council. Meeting

Times: 
Spring semester

K-16 Alliance

Chairperson(s): Stan Harward, President Tuminez, President Christensen of MTECH, Nebo School District Superintendant Nielsen 

Accountable to:
 All co-chairs 

Committee Members:
 President Tuminez, President Christensen, Wayne Vaught, Jessica Gilmore, Justin Jones, Vessela Ilieva, Barney Nye, Andrew Stone, Jason Watt, and the 7 superintendents: Rick Nielsen, Keith Rittel, Sam Jarman, Paul Sweat, Jerre Holmes, Shad Sorenson, Jill Gildea. Staff members Kaitlyn Stone and Stan Harward 

Description: The UVU/MTECH K-16 Alliance exists to promote student success in school and life by establishing learning environments that are serious, inclusive, and engaged at every level. The alliance has established priorities that will work from kindergarten through college graduation to increase educational attainment in Utah County. UVU, MTECH, and the K-16 Alliance sponsor an annual Counselor Conference for regional high school and junior high school counselors, clinically based teacher education pilot programs, and STEM preparation initiatives. 

Meeting Times: Three times a year ad hoc

K-16 Counselor Conference

Chairperson(s): Andrew Stone 

Accountable to:
 President Tuminez 

Committee Members:
 Barney Nye, Stan Harward, Carrie Whitney, Andrew Stone, Chad Johnson, Jason Watt, Kris Coles, Nate Warner, Wade Oliver, Mark Middlebrook, Amy Bond, Lorraine Rupper, Dayton Martindale, Danny Lundell, Spencer Childs, Vaylene Perry, Ashlee Conterio 

Description: Facilitate a committee with representation from local school districts and UVU to plan an annual conference to improve the transition for students and increase networks between high school and college advisors/counselors.

Meeting Times: April - October leading up to the conference 

Publication Board

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Chairperson(s): Ashley Larsen 

Accountable to:
 Kyle Reyes 

Committee Members:
 Ashley Larsen, Mallory Black, Jordan Carroll, Craig Conover, Tad Walch, David Newlin, Isaac Halasima, Stephen Whyte, Taylor Bell, Robby Poffenberger, Ethan Sproat, C. Vegor Pedersen 

Description: Selects the editor for UVU Review, tackles issues facing UVU Review. 

Meeting Times: Once a year typically in March or April

Residency Appeals Committee

(S)
Chairperson(s): N/A

Accountable to: Dr. Kyle Reyes 

Committee Members:
 Committee members are appointed by the VP of Student Affairs and consists of employees representing Admissions, Financial Aid, Prospective Student Services, Registrar’s Office, Finance and Business Services, UVUSA representative, and any other representatives deemed appropriate 

Description:
 The Residency Appeals Committee is responsible for final residency determinations as the last level approval in the appeals process.

Meeting Times: 
As needed

Scholarship Committee

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Chairperson(s): Andrew Stone 

Accountable to:
 Dr. Kyle Reyes, VP Linda Makin 

Committee Members:
 Andrew Stone, Ellen Sweat, Carla Morgan, Tami Pugmire, Kerri Howlett, Michelle Kearns, David Phillips, John Curl, Linda Makin, Kat Brown, Kyle Reyes, UVUSA representative 

Description: Report scholarship activity. Discuss needs. Respond to action items. 

Meeting Times: Every third Wednesday of the month at 9:00 a.m.

Student Success & Completion Committee

(S)
Chairperson(s): Michelle Kearns, David Connelly 

Accountable to:
 President Tuminez 

Committee Members: Michelle Kearns, David Connelly, Alexis Palmer, Andrew Stone, Anne Arendt, Bryan Waite, Cheryl Hanewicz, Darin Eckton, Elaine Lewis, Elena Garcia, Eric Humphrey, Jason Terry, Joe Jensen, Jess Gilmore, John Curl, Kari Gary, Marcy Glassford, Mark Leany, Megan Graves, Michael Snapp, Noemy Medina, Ray Walker, Taylor Bell, Tiffany Evans, Wade Oliver, Wendy Athens 

Description: Data and systems: Early Alert, Stoplight, Dashboard, surveys, and reports. Responsible to improve retention and completion. They are to implement a completion plan as well. 

Meeting Times: 
2019-2020 meeting schedule:    
September 4           9:00 – 11:00 pm
October 2                 9:00 – 11:00 pm
November 6            9:00 – 11:00 pm
December 4            9:00 – 11:00 pm                                                                                                                                                                  January 8                  9:00 – 11:00 pm
February 5               9:00 – 11:00 pm
March 4                     9:00 – 11:00 pm
April 1                        12:00 – 1:00 pm 

University Accessibility Committee (formerly ADA Committee)

(S)
Chairperson(s): Alexis Palmer, Kat Brown 

Accountable to:
 President's Council 

Committee Members: Alexis Palmer, Laura Loree, Nathan Gerber, Seth Gurell, Irene Whittier, Barney Nye, Jason Hill, Cory Fralick, Darah Snow, Kat Brown, Andrew Stone, Eddie Sorensen, Jeremy Knee, Karen Merrick, Belinda Otukolo Saltiban 

Description: Develop, implement, and oversee the campus wide accessibility plan. 

Meeting Times:
Four times a year and ad hoc meetings as needed

UVUSA

(S)
Chairperson(s): Taylor Bell 

Accountable to:
 The Student Body, Student Council, Dr. Kyle Reyes 

Committee Members:
Taylor Bell, Mat Hepworth, Brylee Bromley, Maddie Miskho, Annie Smith, Candyce Damron, Rachel Slack, Salvador Oregon-Torres, Pierre-Joseph Mazimpaka, Danielle Hardy, Holly Lewis, Ramiro Alba, Parker Freeman, Brooke Brady, Alexis Paxman, Kamryn Wilson, Hayden Harward, Brecken Bearnson, Marisa Crist, Shane Gunnerson, Kailee Metzger, Olivia Garner, Josh Slesk, Benjamin Cuellar, Katie Miller, Josh Glenn

Description: UVUSA consists of all currently enrolled students of the University. Student Council acts as the governing body of the student body. The student body is charged with representing students across campus on campus committees, creating socialization events, and "establishing meaningful, education interaction between students, faculty, staff, administration, and community" Their mission statement as is follows "We are students striving to provide a meaningful college experience through collaboration and involvement. As representatives of the student voice, we will be transparent and relatable in order to create a community of PROUD WOLVERINES!"

Meeting Times: 
Every Thursday from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. in SL 114

Veterans Day Committee

(S)
Chairperson(s): Cheryl Gesullo 

Accountable to:
 Sheldon Holgreen 

Committee Members:
 Cheryl Gesullo, Catherine McIntyre, UVUSA representative, Women's Success Center, and Dean Stephen Pullen 

Description: The function of the committee is to bring together panels and speakers for Veteran’s Day and the proceeding day(s). They also work with other departments and offices throughout UVU to provide recognition and support for student veterans as well as faculty and staff that are veterans. 

Meeting Times:
Monthly

Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs Council (AAC)

(S)
Chairperson(s): Dr. Wayne Vaught

Accountable to: President Tuminez

Committee Members: Wayne Vaught, David Connelly, Kathren Brown, Cheryl Hanewicz, Jessica Gilmore, Karen Cushing, David McEntire, Steven Clark, Stephen Pullen, Vessela Ilieva, Forrest Williams, Saeed Moaveni, Danny Horns, Norman Wright, Anne Arendt, Maddie Mishko (UVUSA)

Description: Academic Programs oversees processes for the development, approval, and implementation of new programs of study that range from certificates to master's degrees. We support departments in measuring student learning outcomes in existing programs to determine any needed adjustments in curriculum, pedagogy, or student support practices. We oversee a cyclical data-based program review based on established criteria to inform decision-making and guide changes and resource requests. To enhance teaching and learning, Academic Programs provides opportunities for the faculty to engage in new pedagogical approaches, particularly those involving technology. We provide expertise in the development and delivery of programs through technology-based delivery such as online, hybrid, and live interactive, and coordinate the offering of courses and programs at a variety of locations to serve the educational needs of UVU's region. We have specific oversight for general education and graduate study, and collaborate across campus on initiatives that support student completion of their programs of study. Cheryl Hanewicz is associate vice-president engaged learning. Within the engaged portfolio are international and multicultural studies, internship services, academic service learning, institutional review board, sponsored programs, capitol reef field station, and the office of academic research.

Meeting Times: Every Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Academic Calendar Committee

(S)

 Chairperson(s): Tiffany Evans 

 Accountable to: Academic Affairs 

 Committee Members: Tiffany Evans, Brandon Truscott, Steve Allred, Mohsen Hamidi, Sandie Waters, Kara Van De Graaf , Vern Hart, Daniel Hatch, Max Aeschbacher, Tamara Jensen, Maddie Mishko (UVUSA) 

 Description: Oversee issues related to the academic calendar such as beginning and ending dates and holidays for each semester. Conduct a review of the current academic calendar and establish academic calendars for 3 to 5 years in advance. Review best practices and policies and make recommendations for revisions to the academic calendar. Committee members are responsible for attending and participating in meetings or find a substitute if unable to attend, review materials, and complete all assignments related to committee membership, fulfill assignments related to the ACC charge, communicate with campus stakeholders, seek feedback and share perspectives with the committee, have an institution-wide perspective, assist in developing an innovative academic calendar recommendation that promotes student success. Chair responsibilities consist of coordinating agendas and tasks with the Associate Vice President for Academic Programs, coordinate academic calendar issues with Academic Affairs Council, President's Cabinet, Faculty Senate, and other entities, conduct regular meetings, set agendas, and facilitate discussions, and make assignments to Academic Calendar Committee members. 

 Meeting Times: ACC Committee typically meets twice during fall and spring semester additionally as needed.

Academic Technology Steering Committee (ATSC)

Chairperson(s): Kat Brown, Ray Walker

Accountable to:
Dr. Wayne Vaught

Committee Members:
Kazem Sohraby, Jason Hill, Jason Slack, John Berry, Julie Hayden, Kat Brown, Laura Busby, Mikki O’Connor, Ray Walker,  Laura Loree, Stan Harward, Barbara Burr, Tim Rowley, Travis Tasker, Jim Godfrey, Deb Marrott, Wendy Athens, Diana Lundahl

Description:
This committee meets monthly to review and recommend strategies and practices regarding all academic IT issues. They are accountable to the university Oversight Committee. They prioritize and vet technology initiatives that ensure the wise use of resources entrusted to the institution and focus on student success.

Meeting Times:
The first Friday of every month in FL 323g from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Capitol Reef Field Station Advisory Committee (CRFS)

Chairperson(s): Michael Stevens 

Accountable to: Cherly Hanewicz 

Committee Members:
 Michael Stevens, Maria Blevins, Kevin Eyraud, Hilary Hungerford, Sandy Jay, Scott Williams, Travis Lovell, Catherine Malone, Jim Murphy, Kim Nielsen 

Description:
 The committee provides CRFS with advice and perspectives from multiple disciplines, helps facilitate CRFS.s participation in campus events, assists with fundraising, and helps put our mission of engaged learning, scholarly activities, and environmental ethics in the context of the Colorado Plateau into action. 

Meeting Times:
 On the first and third Tuesdays of every month at 1:00 p.m. 

Community Interfaith Advisory Board

Chairperson(s): Brian Birch 

Accountable to: Dr. Wayne Vaught 

Committee Members: Luna Banuri, Brian Birch, Caru Das, Brian Farr, Tami Harris, Dean Jackson, Ruhul Kuddus, Cameron Martin, Kena Matthews, Scott McKinney, Carrie Moore, Alexis Palmer, Rodney Smith. Josie Stone, Summer Valente, Linda Walton 

Description: The Community Advisory Council is comprised of religious and civic leaders with an interest in advancing the UVU Interreligious Engagement Initiative as it relates to community outreach, service, and partnerships. They advise the university on strategic planning, collaborative projects, and publicity and outreach. 

Meeting Times: Quarterly

Council on Academic Standards (CAS)

Chairperson(s): Dianne McAdams-Jones 

Accountable to: Faculty Senate & the student body 

Committee Members: Dianne McAdams-Jones, Thomas Henry, Gareth Fry, Owen Peterson, Katie Bagley, Mike Patch, Dan Stephen, Maureen Andrade, Jan Klingman or other member from Academic Standards office 

Description: Responsibility for recommending and evaluating policies concerning admission, retention, graduation, and academic standards and for establishing some of the procedures to carry out such policies. It also serves as an appellate body regarding such policies and procedures. CAS is an advisory committee and makes recommendations to the SVPAA. Serves as an ex officio member of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee. 

Meeting Times: As needed

Course Fee Review Committee

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Chairperson(s): David Connelly 

Accountable to: Dr. Wayne Vaught 

Committee Members: David Connelly, Ellen Sweat, Lisa Price, Claudia Jorgensen, Adrienne Winans, Natalie Monson, Kathleen Young, Sarah Hall, and two student representatives 

Description: Provides oversight for course/lab fees at the institution according to institutional policy. This includes preparing reports for school/college review, considering the need for proposed new and revised course/lab fees, and approving or disapproving related proposals. 

Meeting Times: Once a year in spring semester, typically February

Faculty Development Committee (FDC)

Chairperson(s): Denise Richards 

Accountable to: Faculty Senate 

Committee Members: Steve Holley, Debora Ferreira, Ming Yu, Ross Hagen, Seth Christensen, Ann Sharp, Chitralekha Duttagupta, Abdus Samad, Ursula Sorensen 

Description: In Fall 2019 Exec Faculty Senate is proposing to restructure this committee in significant ways so description may change. Handles faculty scholarship via the dissemination of financial assistance for travel and instructional development, facilitate the process of student evaluation of instructors, oversee the Faculty Excellence Awards process, and provide information to faculty on methods useful in improving classroom teaching and student/instructor relations. This is taken from the Senate bylaws as to the purpose and tasks of this committee: The FDC is a committee established in the bylaws of the Faculty Senate with three main directives: (1) to disburse grans for faculty travel and instructional development, (2) to oversee the Faculty Excellence Awards (FEA) program, and (3) to provide information to faculty on methods useful in (and advise policy about_ improving classroom teaching and student/instructor relations. The committee interacts with the Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL) and with the Faculty Senate to further these goals and advise on faculty development generally. Committee members are representatives of their respective school/college, advocating for the constituency. The Committee meets regularly every other week throughout the academic year (meetings are not held during the summer). The FEA season - late December through the end of February - brigs additional time commitment, as the FDC members co-chair their respective school/college faculty excellence committees, which determine the award winners. Occasional involvement in other OTL events is also expected. Committee members serve for a three-year term 

Meeting Times: Every other Tuesday prior to Faculty Senate from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Faculty Senate

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Chairperson(s): Anne Arendt 

Accountable to: President Tuminez, Dr. Wayne Vaught, Faculty 

Committee Members: Astrid Tuminez, Wayne Vaught, Anne Arendt, Jessica Hill, Sean Tolman, Sandie Waters, Matthew North, Rick McDonald, Mark Bracken, Alan Parry, Dianne McAdams-Jones, Denise Richards, Reid Elem, Jamie Johnson, Melissa Heath, Laurel Bradshaw, Max Eskelson, Stephen Ley, Jeff Maxfield, Ryan Vogel, Bob Walsh, Maureen Andrade, Leo Chan, Rick Henage, Paige Gardiner, Ronald Miller, Susan Cox, Alan Clarke, Nathan Gale, Phil Gordon, Ana Lopez-Aguilera, Lyn Bennett, Kelli Potter, Leo Schlosnagle,Mark Abramson, Lauren Brooks, Merrill Halling, Shane Draper, Michael Stearns, Dustin Shipp, Zahn Geoffrey, Pauli Alin, Johnathan Allred, Barry Hallsted, Matt Hasara, Diana Lundahl, Seth Christensen, Elham Vaziripour, Lyn Wells, Jim Pettersson, Thomas Roybal, Joshua Hilst, Maddie Miskho 

Description: The Faculty Senate shall serve as a means by which the opinions and official position of the faculty may be determined and communicated to the administration of the University, and it shall serve as an entity through which faculty participate in the university policy development process. To accomplish these goals, the Faculty Senate shall Develop and recommend policies for the improvement of instruction; Develop and recommend policies for the assessment of student learning; Develop and recommend policies for continuous curricular and program development and improvement; Participate in the development of policies pertaining to admission, retention, and graduation standards for undergraduate and graduate students; Develop and recommend policies to be employed in the effective recruitment and selection of academic personnel; Participate in tenure, promotion, and post-tenure evaluation as an advisory body for the development and review of department and university criteria; Serve as an advisory body in the resolution process of contested tenure, promotion, and retention actions through the Rank, Tenure, and Promotion, and Appeals standing committee in accordance with university policy. Recommend and/or ratify faculty members for university committee service; Promote the general welfare of the faculty, adjuncts, and library personnel; and
Adopt and amend rules governing its own organization and procedures in accordance with this Constitution and university policy.
 

Meeting Times: 2019 Fall: Sept 3&17, Oct 1&15, Nov 12&26, Dec 3&10  Spring: Jan 21, Feb 4&18, Mar 3&24, April 7&14 (All meetings are from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

GEL Committee

Chairperson(s): Nichole Ortega 

Accountable to: Cheryl Hanewicz 

Committee Members: Nichole Ortega, Sowmya Selvarajan, Ethan Sproat, Matt Horn, Dustin Berlin, Barney Nye, Greg Jackson, Jim Godfrey, Mark Bracken, Debjani Chakravarty, John Westover, Marissa Getts, Shelly Andrus 

Description: The Grants for Engaged Learning is an advisory committee reporting to the Program Director - Undergraduate Research and Creative Work, Office of Engaged Learning. With representatives from each of the university's colleges and schools, the council works to guide, support, facilitate, and advocate for research and scholarly activities across campus. There is substantial number of faculty who are actively involved in scholarly activities and student-oriented research which enhance teaching and learning in their classrooms. The Scholarly and Creative Activities Council is central to supporting these efforts and expanding undergraduate research and creative activity at Utah Valley University. The committee oversees and coordinates the GEL Seed Two Year, One Year and Community Matching Grants for Faculty. 

Meeting Times: Based on the application rounds for grants

General Education Committee

Chairperson(s): Eugene Seeley 

Accountable to: David Connelly 

Committee Members: Eugene Seeley, Tom Keck, Chris Weigel, Mark Lentz, Jennifer Hooper, Susan Thackeray, Matthew Duffin, Joshua Hilst, Chris Alldrege, Heath Ogden,Makenzie Selland 

Description: To review and approve changes for the General Education requirements at UVU. They are an advisory committee that currently reports to the Associate Vice President of Academic Programs, but there is a proposal to have them report to the faculty senate. 

Meeting Times: The second and fourth Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. in BA 205a

Global Intercultural Committee

Chairperson(s): Janet Colvin 

Accountable to: Cheryl Hanewicz 

Committee Members: Janet Colvin, Bryan Waite, Hilary Hungerford, Breeanne Matheson, Chris Goslin, Heidi Condie 

Description:  Purpose is to oversee all the G/I efforts. They review G courses and 'sign off on them through course leaf. We train G faculty through a training series we created through OTL. They oversee all students getting the GI distinction and review their portfolios before graduation. They review DME proposals and 'sign off' on them. They created and oversee the campus wide assessment for G/I efforts on campus. 

Meeting Times: Once a month no set day/time

Graduate Council

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Chairperson(s): Jim Bailey 

Accountable to: Dr. Wayne Vaught and David Connelly 

Committee Members: Steven Sylvester, Violeta Vasilevska, Dan Waddington, Reed Criddle, Christopher Goslin, Debora Escalante, Jeff Peterson, Susan Thackeray, Alyssa Trujillo, David Connelly, Jim Baily. One graduate student is also a voting member of the Graduate Council 

Description:  Responsible for oversight and support of UVU’s graduate programs. The Council, established under UVU Policy 655, “Graduate Faculty,” is responsible for standards and appointments to the graduate faculty and mentoring of new graduate faculty members, approval of new and revised graduate programs, periodic program review of graduate programs, and developing policies and procedures for graduate programs. A subcommittee of the council serves as an appeals committee for graduate student admissions. The Graduate Council is composed of one member of the graduate faculty from each school and college elected under the direction of the Faculty Senate, the Associate Vice President for Academic Programs, the Director of Graduate Studies (who chairs the council), and a graduate student representative. A graduate council appeals committee is formed if a non-student appeals the decision to allow a student into the program. The appeals committee is chosen and made up of 3 members form the Graduate Council Committee and meet when a situation arises. 

Meeting Times: The second Wednesday of every month from 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Institutional Review Board

Chairperson(s): Michaela Gazdik-Stofer 

Accountable to:
 Daniel Fairbanks 

Committee Members:
 Cyrill Slezak, Michaela Gazdik-Stofer, Lori Brandt, Steven Sylvester, Rodger Broome, Ellis Jensen, Benjamin Johnson, Lars Eggertsen, Greg Craner 

Description: Reviews proposals of research involving human subjects. Authorizes and monitors human subject research on campus. 

Meeting Times: Typically the third Wednesday of every month. *See their website for posted schedule

Math Initiative Committee

Chairperson(s): Tiffany Evans 

Accountable to: David Connelly 

Committee Members: David Connelly, Tiffany Evans,  Evelyn Porter, Bob Palais, Alan Hall, Lindsey Gerber 

Description: Coordinates various math success initiatives on campus; encourages and sponsors new initiatives and events that promote mathematical competence and appreciation; addresses issues related to student success in math; reviews related data to determine student needs and identify appropriate methods of support. Mathematics can and should empower and enlighten Utah Valley University students in all areas of their Liberal Arts, STEM, Business, and other academics pursuits. The Math Initiative promotes student Success, Engagement, and Inclusiveness in Mathematics at UVU. The Math Initiative provides temporary funding and other support for exploratory projects and improvement of current initiatives that help students identify and overcome obstacles to progress an success in their Math classes. The Math Initiative also supports campus and community activities and promote and nurture positive attitudes toward and understanding of Math and its role in the sciences and human civilization. 

Meeting Times: Monthly

Outreach Coordination Council (OCC)

Chairperson(s): Jessica Gilmore 

Accountable to: Dr. Wayne Vaught 

Committee Members: TBD 

Description: Collects and coordinates assets in the Customer Resources Management Tool. Implements Strategy. 

Meeting Times: TBD

Re-envisioning the Undergraduate Experience

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Chairperson(s): Elena Garcia and Joe Jensen

Accountable to: Faculty Senate, President Tuminez

Committee Members: David Connelly, Debora Escalante, Elena Garcia, Eric Humphrey, Eugene Seeley, Evelyn Porter, Jessica Gilmore, Jim Harris, Joe Jensen, John Newman, Jon Anderson, Kathie Debenham, Kathren Brown, Kevin McCarthy, Kevin Shurtleff, Krista Ruggles, Laura Busby, Laura Ricaldi, Lisa Lambert, Mark Talbert, Matt North, Matthew Duffin, Melissa Noyes, Michelle Kearns, Numsiri Kunakemakorn, Robert Cousins, Sean Tolman, Tiffany Evans, Tim Stanley, Vance Gough, Wade Oliver, Weihong Wang, Wendy Athens, three UVUSA Representatives *SUBJECT TO CHANGE they will be holding elections

Description: The committee is charged with creaing an adaptable strategy that will lead to retention and completion of students who are preared to thrive personally and professionally in a multi-faceted world.

Meeting Times: Every Thursday from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. unless otherwise specified

Re-evaluation Committee

Chairperson(s): N/A

Accountable to: President Tuminez

Committee Members: Three tenured faculty appointed by Faculty Senate President and SVPAA

Description: A committee of three tenured faculty members from UVU and/or other regionally accredited institutions of higher education appointed to evaluate a faculty member for renewal of appointment, tenure, or promotion after his or her appeal is granted. See Policy 646.

Meeting Times: ad hoc

Retention, Tenure, Promotion & Appeals Committee

Chairperson(s): Matt North  

Accountable to:
Faculty Senate

Committee Members: 
Matt North, Allison Swenson, Lyn Bennett, Ruhul Kuddlus, Todd Peterson, Hilary Demske, Lori Brandt, Leo Chang, Cenk Caliskan

Description:
Assist with organizing, scheduling, and conducting committees to hear tenure appeals, rank appeals, and grievances. Provide direction for committees organized to hear tenure appeals, rank appeals, and grievances. Serve on appeals committees when necessary. Serve as members of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee. Conduct a review of the tenure guidelines for all UVU academic departments every five years. 

Meeting Times: 
Meet when there is an appeal to review

Scheduling Committee

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Chairperson(s): Tiffany Evans, Jessi Hill 

Accountable to: David Connelly 

Committee Members: Tiffany Evans, Matthew Taylor, Dale Maughan, Doug Miller, Mary Sowder, Mark Lentz, Mark Bracken, Matthew Hasara, Ofa Ioane, Mary Sowder, Jessi Hill, UVUSA Representative 

Description: Coordinates the development of the academic calendar including semester/term beginning and ending dates, study days, final exam schedule, breaks, and commencement; makes recommendations to the Academic Affairs Council and President’s Council for approval. They evaluate standard start times and make recommendations that limit or eliminate course overlap, review best practices and procedures to make recommendation for revisions to policies and procedures, create policies and procedures and ensure timely submission of department schedules and classroom locations, review course demand and make recommendations to individual departments and schools and colleges to meet student demand, maintain a commitment to student success and scheduling practices that promote completion, review and approve or decline exceptions to the scheduling policy, guidelines and start times, prepare and plan for enrollment growth, review and revise department scheduling practices/processes to maximize utilization, implement campus guidelines and establish goals, coordinate with the Event Scheduling committee to ensure that decisions made are in alignment, and do not negatively impact desired institutional goals related to all stakeholders, faculty representatives should serve as a scheduling resource to their individual school and college schedulers, committee members are responsible for communicating with their school/colleges, divisions, and other stakeholders they represent. 

Meeting Times: On the second Friday of every month from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Scholarly & Creative Activities Council (SCAC)

Chairperson(s): Nichole Ortega 

Accountable to: Cheryl Hanewicz 

Committee Members: Nichole Ortega, Shelly Andrus, Merilee Larsen, James Taylor, Eddy Cadet, Paul Morrey, Natalie Douglass, Trevor Warburton, Mitch Murdock, Doug Gardner, Tyler Standifird, Eric Domyan, Marty Clayton, Mark Stevens 

Description: The Scholarly and Creative Activities Council is an advisory committee that reports to Program Director - Undergraduate Research and Creative Work, Office of Engaged Learning. With representatives from each of the university's colleges and schools, the council works to guide support, facilitate, and advocate for research and scholarly activities across campus. There is a substantial number of faculty who are actively involved in a scholarly activities and student-oriented research which enhance teaching and learning in their classrooms. The Scholarly and Creative Activities Council is central to supporting these efforts and expanding undergraduate research and creative activity at Utah Valley University. There are several activities that the council oversees and coordinates. A sample of these activities are the Presidential Award for Faculty Scholarly Activities, the Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research (UCUR) for students, the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) for students, Undergraduate Research Scholarly and Creative Activities (URSCA) and Board of Trustee's Engaged Learning Award (BoTs). 

Meeting Times: Based on the application rounds for grants

Service & Elections Committee

Chairperson(s): Sandie Waters 

Accountable to: Faculty Senate 

Committee Members: Sandie Waters, Cheung Chau, Abdus Samad, Lori Brandt, Barton Poulson, Sebastien Tauzin, Reza Kamali 

Description: Attends Faculty Senate Executive Committee and Faculty Senate meetings. Manages the list of faculty names serving on Senate committees. Manages and holds annual elections for Senate Officers. Monitors Faculty Senate attendance. Responsible for following proper elections procedures at UVU, whilst following shared governance and overall transparency.  

Meeting Times: Once a month depending on committee member availability

Service-Learning Committee

Chairperson(s): Jon Westover 

Accountable to: Cheryl Hanewicz 

Committee Members: Jon Westover, Letty Workman, Suzy Cox, Tracy Sermon, Stacy Waddoups, Colleen Bye, Mark Talbert, Nate Cottle, Sara Ulloa, Betsy, Lindley, Dan Hatch, Paul Cheney, Eric Russell 

Description: The Utah Valley University Faculty Service Learning Committee is a standing service committee that provides for faculty and administration in the area of academic service-learning. The committee acts as a resource to and represent the faculty, supports the UVU mission and Center efforts, assist faculty in improving their-teaching effectiveness, and helps the service-learning pedagogy move forward on this campus. 

Meeting Times: Once a month on a Tuesday or Thursday at 1:00 p.m.

Shared Governance Committee

Chairperson(s): Craig Thulin 

Accountable to: Faculty Senate 

Committee Members: Tbd 

Description: Responsibility to facilitate better relationships between faculty and administrators and try to improve the shared governance climate. New committee. 

Meeting Times: Tbd

Special Assignments & Investigations

Chairperson(s): Rick McDonald 

Accountable to: Faculty Senate 

Committee Members: Rick McDonald 

Description: Investigates areas of interest or concern to senate that does not fall into other established areas. Intentionally and directly solicits and fields questions and concerns from faculty members either anonymously or otherwise, providing a formal mechanism for all faculty of all levels to express their questions and concerns to the Faculty Senate.  

Meeting Times: When an issue arises ad hoc groups are formed

Sponsored Programs Development Committee

Chairperson(s): Alex Hartvigsen 

Accountable to:
 Dan Fairbanks

Committee Members:
 Curtis Pendleton,  Alex Hartvigsen, Marci Gunnell, Laura Holden, Carlos Cortez, David Thomas, W. Barney Nye, Troy James, Faculty member: tbd

Description:
 The Committee’s responsibilities are as follows: 1) Serve in an advisory role to develop and promote sponsored program initiatives. 2) Disseminate sponsored program information to appropriate individuals within their respective areas of assignment. 3) Assist in the formation of effective teams of researchers and/or writers to develop sponsored programs. 4) Provide recommendations in matters of institutional sponsored program development.

Meeting Times: 
Every other Tuesday in the OSP Conference Romm from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Summer Semester Advisory Committee

Chairperson(s): Tiffany Evans 

Accountable to:
 David Connelly 

Committee Members:
 Tiffany Evans, Andrew Stone, Barbara Burr, Daniel Horns, David Connelly, Deborah Marrott, Doug Gardner, Ellen Sweat, Eric Humphrey, Janet Colvin, Keith Mulbery, Kerri Howlett, Linda Moore, Mark Bracken, Mikki O’Connor, Rebecca Richins, Stan Harward, Tamara Jensen, Wade Oliver 

Description:
 To consider long-term strategies for summer semester, with focus on developing recommendations specifically related to extending UVU’s ability to accommodate future enrollment growth, maximize the use of institutional space, and offer a broad range of courses to help students complete their degrees more expeditiously. 

Meeting Times: 
As needed

University Curriculum Committee

Chairperson: Evelyn Porter (chair elect), Sean Tolman 

Accountable to:
 Faculty Senate 

Committee Members:
 Sean Tolman, Evelyn Porter, Chris Witt , Kevin McCarthy, Stan Jenne, Krista Ruggles, Lorraine Wallace, Hilary Hungerford, Nick Ball 

Description: Responsible for overseeing the efficient and effective approval of curriculum as outlined in UVU policy 605. Oversees course review outlines in UVU Policy and credit hour review outlines in UVU Policy 610. Leads the University Curriculum Committee (UCC) in preparing disseminating and presenting guidance materials on curriculum procedures to faculty and the wider academic community through the Academic Affairs Council (AAC), Chairs Meeting, College Curriculum Committee (CCC) meetings as well as Faculty Senate. 

Meeting Times: Every month on the second Thursday from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Utah [Valley University Chapter of Utah] Women in Higher Education

Chairperson(s): Bonnie Anderson 

Accountable to:
 Dr. Wayne Vaught, USHE 

Committee Members:
 Bonnie Andersen, Jessica Ballard, J. Teresa Davis, Sarah Ramaker, Lisa Giguere, Liz DeBetta, Giovana Alisa, Violets Vasilevska, Ursula Sorensen, Jena Gidding, Dalene Rowley, Wendy Athens, Linda Makin 

Description:
 The general purpose is to collect data that will be beneficial for us to lead efforts in the state toward getting more young women to enter college and to help women stay in school long enough to obtain college degrees. Committee objectives: to coordinate events and mentoring that motivate faculty and staff toward advancing women in leadership roles in higher education. Mission statement: The UVU UWHEN is an employee organization committed to advancing women’s equity and leadership in higher education. Aligned with the state-wide network, we engage women and allies in our campus community by:
· Encouraging and developing women’s leadership abilities
· Identifying and expanding leadership opportunities for women
· Supporting personal and professional growth through peer and mentor partnerships
· Nurturing a culture of collective empowerment that is aspirational, educational, professional,
inclusive, diverse, and politically aware.
 

Meeting Times: 
Once a month

UVU Global Advisory Board (Academic Board)

Chairperson: Mikki O' Connor 

Accountable to:
 Baldomero Lago 

Committee Members:
 Mikki O’Connor, Barbara Burr, Dianne Knight, Janet Colvin, Sara Ulloa, Kazem Sohraby, Michael Patch, Jim Godfrey, Daniel Horns, Jim Murphy, Baldomero Lago, Brent Spencer, Veronica Caballero 

Description: The UVU Global Advisory Board provides guidance on the development and execution of International Outbound Programs (IOP), Domestic Multicultural Experiences (DME), as well as international exchanges at Utah Valley University. The role of the Advisory Board is to counsel, especially in the areas of faculty professional development, recruit students for intercultural educational opportunities, advance global engagement, and to enhance international perspectives at UVU. Each board member represents a specific academic area within the university, which encourages increased visibility and diversity in our international & multicultural programs and engaged experiences – both locally and abroad. 

Meeting Times: 
Once or twice per semester

UVU Global Advisory Board (Community Board)

Chairperson: David Utrilla 

Accountable to:
 Baldomero Lago 

Committee Members:
 David Utrilla, Jose Borjon, Karl Bowman, Wallace Harnkess, Franz Kolb, Ed Macha, Felecia Maxfield Barrett, Donna Milakovic, Leslie DeeAnn (Dee) Mower, Kent Richards, Laurie Sowby, Jack Sunderlage, Baldomero Lago, Amy Barnett 

Description: The UVU Global Advisory Board provides guidance on the development and execution of International Outbound Programs (IOP), Domestic Multicultural Experiences (DME), as well as international exchanges at Utah Valley University. This advisory board is focused on community involvement and outreach efforts. 

Meeting Times: 
Three times per year every four months

UVU Global Legal Advisory Review Board

Chairperson: Baldomero Lago 

Accountable to:
 Dr. Wayne Vaught, General Counsel 

Committee Members:
 Baldomero Lago, Clark Collings,  Veronica Caballero 

Description: Provides guidance on the development and execution of al international legal agreements established between UVU and a foreign academic institution. The role of the review board is to vet all programs, assess locations, to provide guidance and counsel to academic units. All agreements are finalized and approved by the general Counsel and the Sr. Academic Vice President. 

Meeting Times: As needed basis

Administration

Academic Affairs Trustee Committee

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Chairperson(s): Paul Thompson

Accountable to:
 Board of Regents, Governor 

Committee Members:
 Paul Thompson, Karen Acerson, Rick Nielson, Taylor Bell, Scott Smith, Wayne Vaught, Kyle Reys, Astrid Tuminez, Justing Jones

Description:
 The purpose of the committee is to review: 1. Academic programs that reflect the university's mission, strategies, and priorities; 2. Academic programs are responsive to industry needs; 3. Academic programs fit student interest and needs and enhance their educational experience and; 4. Faculty receiving promotion and tenure are held to the highest standards of teaching, scholarship, and service, and strengthen the mission and priorities of the University.

Meeting Times: 
A week prior to Trustees meetings

Accreditation Executive Committee

Chairperson(s): Linda Makin 

Accountable to:
 Dr. Wayne Vaught 

Committee Members:
 Jeff Johnson, Quinn Koller, Tim Stanley, Stacy Fowler, Jennifer Zabriskie 

Description:
 Coordinates campus-wide accreditation process 

Meeting Times: 
Ad hoc

Accreditation Operations Group (AOG)

Chairperson(s): Jeff Johnson 

Accountable to:
 Linda Makin 

Committee Members:
 Anne Arendt, David Connelly, Jacob Atkin, Jeffrey Johnson, Jennifer Zabriskie, Jessica Frandsen, Linda Makin, Marc Jorgensen, Maureen Andrade, Michelle Kearns, Quinn Koller, Stacy Fowler, Stephen Whyte, Tim Stanley 

Description: Review and prepare for NWCCU accreditation reports. 

Meeting Times: 
As needed

ADA Grievance Committee Hearing

Chairperson(s): Irene Whittier

Accountable to:
 Linda Makin

Committee Members:
 Irene Whittier, member from the ADA office, member from General Counsel, Judy Martindale, Alan Drage 

Description:
 The ADA Committee deals with issues related to University functioning and the American's with Disabilities Act. They hear appeals of decisions by the ASD Director and ADA Coordinator. They serve to keep disability issues and solutions a part of the University experience.

Meeting Times: 
As needed

Alumni Association Board of Directors

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Chairperson(s): Dru Huffaker 

Accountable to:
 Scott Cooksey 

Committee Members:
 Akwasi Frimpong, Curtis Blair, Dru Huffaker, Emily Rowley, John Gappmayer, Kara North, Karen Cushing, Kelsi Jeffery, Kirk Cullimore, Jr, Kevin Walkenhorst, Mark Preston, Rick Moore, Rodrigo Silva, Roger Woolstenhulme, Tammie Dearing, Taylor Bell, Scott Cooksey 

Description:
 A volunteer organization chartered under the Foundation Board, a Utah non-profit corporation. All officers and members of the Board are elected and serve without financial remuneration. The board determines policy, reviews programs, provides feedback, suggestions and support to the university administration and directs the generated funds of the association. Major responsibilities of the Alumni Association include communications with alumni and students, supporting alumni awards and scholarships, and providing benefits to alumni such as the Alumni Card.  

Meeting Times: 
On the second Thursday of the following months Sept., Oct., Dec., Jan., Apr., Jun.

Alumni Association Engagement & Legislative Committee

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Chairperson(s): Kara North 

Accountable to:
 Scott Cooksey 

Committee Members:
 Kara North, VP, Dru Huffaker, Emily Rowley, Kelsi Jeffery, Mark Preston, Taylor Bell 

Description:
 The Alumni Engagement Committee shall be responsible for activities related to general marketing and communication with the Alumni, as assigned by the President, and including but not limited to maintaining and developing relationships with Alumni in the local community, and coordinating the development and participation of Alumni chapters. -Support the selection of alumni and others for recognition through alumni awards-Assisting the University and The Office of Alumni Relations in identifying and implementing programming that will enhance the student experience at UVU, thus helping to mold more loyal alumni. -Assist in identifying future alumni leaders. -Participate in Homecoming and Alumni reunions. Serve as hosts at these events and greet returning alumni. Your spouses are also encouraged to become involved in these events.-Identify alumni engagement programs and goals that will effectively enhance the alumni association mission. 

Meeting Times: Quarterly

Alumni Association Executive Committee

Chairperson(s): Dru Huffaker 

Accountable to:
 Scott Cooksey 

Committee Members:
 Dru Huffaker, President, Akwasi Frimpong, Kara North, Kevin Walkenhorst, Kirk Cullimore 

Description:
 The Executive Committee shall consist of the President, all Vice Presidents, the University Representative, and any President-elect between an election and the beginning of the new President’s term. Past Presidents may be asked to serve as ad hoc members of the Executive Committee to consult and to act with respect to special roles or assignments at the request of the current President. The Executive Committee shall generally meet monthly, or more often as needed. Any actions or decisions made by the Committee may be ratified by the Alumni Board at the next regu- larly scheduled Board meeting, by email vote, or by phone poll.  

Meeting Times: 
On the first Tuesday of every month via teleconference from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Alumni Association Finance & Development Committee

Chairperson(s): Kirk Cullimore 

Accountable to:
 Scott Cooksey 

Committee Members:
 Kirk Cullimore, Isaac Westwood, John R. Gappmayer, Karen Cushing, Tammie Dearing 

Description:
 The Finance and Development Committee shall be responsible for activities related to financial management and funds development efforts for the Alumni Association, as assigned by the President, and including but not limited to support of UVU fundraising campaigns as well as institutional revenue generation initiatives focused on financing the cost of Alumni Association activities and expenses. -Support Annual Giving with their goals and objectives and in the solicitation of gifts from alumni for any UVU purpose and monitoring the progress toward the achievement of these goals. -Help establish fundraising policy and provide advice to the Annual Giving staff on implementation of these policies -Oversee the 100% board giving goal by supporting the Alumni Association with a personal financial commitment from each board member. An annual contribution will serve to enhance support and demonstrate commitment to the success of the Alumni Association.  

Meeting Times: 
Quarterly

Alumni Association Marketing & PR Committee

Chairperson(s): Akwasi Frimpong 

Accountable to: Scott Cooksey 

Committee Members:
 Akwasi Frimpong, Kevin Walkenhorst, Mark Preston, Rick Moore, Rodrigo Silva, Roger Woolstenhulme, Tammie Dearing 

Description:
 The Marketing and Events Committee shall be responsible for activities related to general marketing and communication with the Alumni, as assigned by the President, and including but not limited to outreach initiatives involving the Alumni database, general Social Media and community business engagement initiatives and helping to implement general Alumni events. -Review and assess the programs, services and functions of the UVU Alumni Association to determine how well the needs and interests of alumni, UVU and other key constituents are being met. -Offer guidance and advice to the Association regarding strategic direction and emergent concerns. -Provide guidance in the development and evaluation of appropriate performance and satisfaction metrics as it applies to marketing communication initiatives. 

Meeting Times: 
Quarterly

Alumni Association UVU Magazine Commmittee

Chairperson(s): Kevin Walkenhorst 

Accountable to:
 Scott Cooksey 

Committee Members:
 Stephen Whyte, Kevin Walkenhorst, Layton Shumway, Barbara Christiansen, Jay Wamsley, Jay Drowns, August Miller, Jodi Birch, Emily Weaver, Makelle Reed, Amie Huntsman 

Description:
 UVU Magazine is a full-color, 44-page magazine published by the Utah Valley University Alumni Association for alumni, faculty, staff, and friends. Our broad base readership reaches a highly-educated and influential audience. Subscriptions to UVU Magazine are free of charge, with distribution to 30.000 households and businesses. The majority of readers live in Utah County and surrounding areas—many also live and work in the metropolitan area of Sat Lake City. The magazine is also produced digitally and will be emailed to alumni beginning Fall 2019.  

Meeting Times: 
Every Thursday from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Alumni President's Club

Chairperson(s): Curtis Blair 

Accountable to:
 Scott Cooksey 

Committee Members:
 Curtis Blair, Chair; Amie Huntsman; Kevin Walkenhorst; Tammie Dearing; Terry Ann Harward 

Description:
 Each President, upon honorable completion of his or her term of office (each, a Past President), shall become a member of the Presidents Circle. In addition to other duties further described herein, the Presidents Circle acts as a resource to the current President in advancing UVU Alumni initiatives. The Presi- dents Circle may be convened at the discretion of the current President in person or via teleconference or internet/email roll call votes. Past Pres- idents may also be requested to meet with the Executive Committee and/ or to conduct special assignments by the current President. Past Presidents are eligible to participate in the Presidents Circle for such period of time as they are willing and in good standing with UVU and the Alumni Board. 

Meeting Times: 
On the second Tuesday of every month from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Audit Committee (Trustees)

Chairperson(s): James Clarke 

Accountable to:
 Val Peterson, Peter VanderHeide, President Tuminez 

Committee Members:
 James Clarke, Jill Taylor, Paul Thompson, Josh Gardner, Astrid Tuminez, Val Peterson, Peter VanderHeide, Karen Clemes, Ray Walker 

Description:
 The Board of Trustees Audit Committee, in fulfilling its role of assisting the full Board of Trustees in the Board’s oversight responsibilities for financial reporting processes, internal control, audit processes, and monitoring compliance with laws and regulations, shall obtain pertinent information, become knowledgeable, and provide advice and recommendations to the full Board of Trustees with regard to financial oversight of the institution.  The Trustee Audit Committee is not vested with any decision making authority on behalf of the full Board of Trustees.  It is not the purpose of the committee to manage public employees. UVU staff directly facilitate these meetings. 

Meeting Times: Three times a year typically around a Trustees meeting and additionally as needed

Banner Security Committee

Chairperson(s): Shane Peterson 

Accountable to:
 Ray Walker 

Committee Members:
 Laura Busby, Denise Vandevanter, Chuck Colborne, Colby Callahan, Michael Schulzke, Stephen Jones, Andrew Stone, LuAnn Smith, Wendy Rosenlof 

Description:
 This committee of Banner Stewards meets to discuss the security issues and needs in the Banner System.  We make decisions concerning security and do testing of any updates or changes. 

Meeting Times: 
On the second Wednesday of every month

Banner Student Core Committee/Team (SCORE)

Chairperson(s): Eric Humphrey 

Accountable to:
 Banner module leads, EAMT committee, Dr. Kyle Reyes 

Committee Members:
 Eric Humphrey, Andrew Stone, Brett Tolman, Chris Alldredge, Chuck Colborne, Clint Moser, Colby Callahan, Dan Reynoso, David Tobler, Denise Vandevanter, Geoff Matthews, J Waterreus, Jacob Ellsworth, John Curl, Kimberly Lanegan, Kris Clayton, Kris Coles, Laura Busby, Lisa Price, LuAnn Smith, Memo Caldera, Michael Dover, Michelle Sandoval, Morgan Smith, Noemy Medina, Vadra Rowley, Janeen Marsigli 

Description:
 Purpose of this committee is to strengthen the relationship between Student Services departments and IT programming. The committee solves programming issues with the BANNER System. The SCORE committee is a very technical, systems-based committee comprised of: banner module leads (student, finance, HR, etc.), or their designees, AVP Enrollment Management, University Advising, Financial Aid, University Admissions, Bursar/Cashier, Academic IT and Analytics, Institutional Research (IR), Information Technology (IT): CIO, Application Development (APS), Business Intelligence (BI), Security, Systems Administration, Technology Support Services, Database Administration, others as needed. Other stakeholders who are directly responsible for and impacted by the success and governance of banner systems. The committee's main focus is on the banner student module: student registration systems, systems supporting student registration, administrative page set up and configuration, validation table requests, compliance, upgrades, etc. Due to the complex nature of the Banner system, the various banner modules are represented on this committee to ensure all modules function cohesively and without interruption. We ensure data integrity, transferability, and security. The top priority is the student success focusing on Student systems and technical processes. The committee also provides the forum for student module changes to be discussed and agreed upon. Depending on the situation, some approved SCORE items also go to the EAMT and then to IT Oversight (as needed) for additional approvals. 

Meeting Times: 
On the second and fourth Tuesday of every month from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Benefits Committee

Chairperson(s): Judy Martindale 

Accountable to:
 Linda Makin 

Committee Members:
 Linda Makin, Marilyn Meyer, Jacob Atkins, Ellen Sweat, Judy Martindale, Samantha Morgan-Start, Anne Arendt, Beka Grulich, Trish Baker, Nathan Gerber, two additional faculty reps 

Description:
 Provides strategic guidance on employee benefits' related matters such as plan and program design, costs, funding, and competitiveness. The committee is charged with providing recommendations and guidance regarding health, wellness, and medical care for the UVU community. 

Meeting Times: 
On the fourth Wednesday of every month from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Benefits (PACE)

Chairperson(s): Trish Baker 

Accountable to:
 PACE 

Committee Members:
 Linda Makin, Marilyn Meyer, Jacob Atkins, Ellen Sweat, Judy Martindale, Samantha Morgan-Start, Anne Arendt, Beka Grulich, Trish Baker, Nathan Gerber, two additional faculty reps 

Description:
 Coordinates PACE General Board involvement in discussions and communications related to university benefits. Attends monthly and ad-hoc University Benefits Committee, as called by the Benefits Office. PACE President and President-Elect/Past President also attend University Benefits Committee. PACE has two votes on the University Benefits Committee. 

Meeting Times: On the fourth Wednesday of every month from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Board of Regents

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Chairperson(s): Harris H. Simmons 

Accountable to:
 Utah State Legislature and the Governor of Utah 

Committee Members:
 Harris H. Simmons, Nina Barnes, Jesselie Anderson, Daniel W. Campbell, Wilford Clyde, Sanchaita Datta, Marlin K. Jensen, Ronald W. Jibson, Patricia Jones, JaKell Larson, Steven J. Lund, Robert S. Marquardt, Cristina Ortega, Robert W. Prince, Mark Stoddard, Teresa L. Theurer, Thomas Wright 

Description:
 The Utah State Board of Regents is the governing body for the Utah System of Higher Education. The Utah Legislature grants it the power to control, manage, and supervise USHE. The Board’s major responsibilities include selecting and evaluating institutional presidents, setting policy, reviewing programs and degrees, approving institutional missions, and submitting a unified higher education budget request to the Governor and State Legislature. 

Meeting Times: May 17, 2019; August 1-2, 2019; September 12-13, 2019; November 15, 2019; January 24, 2020; March 26-27, 2020; May 15, 2020

Board of Trustees

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Chairperson(s): Elaine S. Dalton 

Accountable to:
 Utah State Legislature and Board of Regents 

Committee Members:
 Elaine S. Dalton, Duff Thompson, Jack Sunderlage, James Clarke, Karen Acerson, John Gappmayer, Rick Nielsen, Taylor Bell, Jill Taylor, Paul Thompson, Justin Jones 

Description:
 The UVU Board of Trustees is the university’s governing board, holding fiduciary responsibility for the governance of the University. Under Regent Policy 220, the Board of Trustees advises the President and approves, disapproves, or makes recommendations concerning initiatives brought to it by the President; the actions of the Board of Trustees, as they affect institutional policies and operations, are limited to approval or disapproval of initiatives brought to them by the President. The Board of Trustees carries out its responsibilities through leadership in establishing and giving visibility to the mission of the University, establishing appropriate policies of governance and operation, assessing outcomes, and serving as advocates of the institution. 

Meeting Times: August 15, 2019; September 19, 2019; October 24, 2019; December 5, 2019; 2020 dates tbd, (All meetings are from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted) 

Business Intelligence Executive Team

Chairperson(s): Ken Dahl 

Accountable to:
 Linda Makin, Ray Walker 

Committee Members:
 Ken Dahl, Linda Makin, Ray Walker, Jacob Atkin, Laura Busby, Stacy Fowler, Shane Peterson, Tim Stanley, Andrew Stone, Denise Vandevanter 

Description:
 UVU leverages, optimizes and coordinates its data, automation, software, hardware, and human resources to successfully support Business Intelligence. 

Meeting Times: Monthly

Business Intelligence Group

Chairperson(s): Ken Dahl 

Accountable to:
 Linda Makin, Ray Walker 

Committee Members:
 Ken Dahl, Linda Makin, Ray Walker, Jacob Atkin, Andrew Stone, Laura Busby, Stacy Fowler, Shane Peterson, Denise Vandevanter, Tim Stanley, Trent Armstrong, Colby Callahan, Landon Conover, Michael Dover, Karl Greenwood, Leif Heras, Adrian Henke, Bart Jacobs, Geoff Matthews, Doug Palmer, Shane Peterson, Wendy Rosenlof, Michael Schulzke, Stephen Jones 

Description:
 BI Project implementation and coordination aligned with established BI project priorities; identify emerging trends, tools, strategies and best practices; eliminate barriers; Assess projects (including recently deployed) against BI principles; recommend and implement improvements; establish protocol for user feedback; Identify ways to integrate users into project development, implementation, and assessment; identify business process changes that facilitate BI principles; and mentor and monitor progress of project teams. 

Meeting Times: Every other month

Campus Events Committee

Chairperson(s): Mike Maughan 

Accountable to:
 Scott Cooksey 

Committee Members:
 Committee members typically come from the department hosting the event 

Description: Helps coordinate events across campus. 

Meeting Times: On the first Wednesday of every month

Campus Image Committee

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Chairperson(s): Jody Birch 

Accountable to:
 Stephen Whyte, Cameron Martin 

Committee Members:
 Candida Johnson, Joel Herd, Matthew Chambers, Stacy Hamm, Jared Sumsion, Travis Tasker, Wendi Hillman, Shari Warnick, Janeal Jacobs, Stephen Whyte, Samuel Hadlock, Dawn Burgess, DaSheek Akwenye, Jim Murphy, Jody Birch, Gage Marberger, Sarah Ramaker, Brylee Bromley 

Description:
 The Image Committee is a subcommittee of the University Infrastructure Committee and supports its goals. The University Image Committee makes the UVU campuses more aesthetically pleasing, provides a better user experience, and finds creative enhancements and improvements to the visual experience of our campus communities. We are committed to creating continuity in our branding and messaging across all campuses, and to increasing safety and accessibility, by leveraging the resources, passion, and expertise of committed individuals.

 
Meeting Times: 2019: Sept 26, Oct 24  *See UVU website for schedule updates https://uvu.edu/marketing/campusimage/annual-meeting-schedule.html

Campus Information Security Committee (CISC)

Chairperson(s): LeRoy Brown 

Accountable to:
 EIP 

Committee Members:
 LeRoy Brown,
Ray Walker, Dave Nielsen, Shane Peterson, Jon Barclay, Ivan Koshkin, Anthony Long, Michael Taylor, Chris Kirkham, Scott Horne, Colby Callahan, Andrea Osborn, Reed Warner, Landrey Hawkins, Joe Devereaux, Daniel Hutchison, Ted Blaney, Bobby Lott, Kurtis Olsen, Roark Fisher, Robert Ward, Jacob Oldroyd, Aaron Barrett 

Description: Deals with Network and Data security for the University. 

Meeting Times: On the second Thursday of every month from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Campus Maps Committee

Chairperson(s): Kris Coles, Nathan Gerber 

Accountable to:
 SWAT 

Committee Members:
 Kris Coles, Ray Walker, Stephen Whyte, Nathan Gerber, Jason Kennedy, Scott Dewar, Doug Loehr, Jim Moore 

Description:
 To coordinate the use of and improvements to the campus map system.  This committee meets and assess the campus needs in the maps system and make adjustments as needed. 

Meeting Times: Ad hoc

Commencement Committee

Chairperson(s): Cameron Martin, Dr. Wayne Vaught, Jody Birch 

Accountable to:
 Cameron Martin, President Tuminez 

Committee Members:
 Cameron Martin, Wayne Vaught, Kat Brown, Karen Cushing, Carolyn Johnson, Eric Humphrey, Stacy Smither, Susan Dunn, Susie Nicol, Jolene Arnoff, Kerri Howlett, Curtis Hall, Jenny Moreno, Matt Pedersen, Robin Ebmeyer, Kim Schollenberger, Jared Kearns, Kevin Walkenhorst, Ashton Stitt, Mike Maughan, Angela Bolduc, Anne Arendt, Beka Grulich, Justin Jones, Katie Zabriskie, Wendi Hillman, Linda Moore, Jan Christensen, Beth Winkler, Stephen Whyte, Candida Johnson, Jody Birch, Michael Lybbert, Kimberlee Forsgren, Scott Trotter, Stace Hall, Jay Wamsley, Barb Smith, Will McKinnon, Stephanie Albach, Tamara Jensen 

Description: Organization & all logistics of Commencement & Convocations 

Meeting Times: Fall semester as needed and every month in Spring semester leading up to the event

Community Advisory Council (CAC)

Chairperson(s): N/A 

Accountable to:
 Cameron Martin 

Committee Members:
 Jeff Acerson, Lynn Adams, Stephanie Albach, Anita Andersen, Ann Anderson, Steve Anderson, Scott Barlow, Scott Bean, Janette Beckham, Raymond Beckham, Roxanne Bennett, Jake Berry, Brian Birch, Eugene Bramhall, Rhonda Bromley, Karen Brown, Shauna K. Brown, Mike Browning, Richard Brunst, David Busath, McKay Christensen, Peter Christensen, Steven Clark, Karen Clemes, Scott Cooksey, Joni Cox, Julia Currey, Guy Fugal, Jamie Davidson, Stephen Pullen, Craig Doxey, David Durfey, Jessica Egbert, Daniel Fairbanks, Parker Fawson, Dale Fillmore, Be Ford, Jeff Fowler, Brandon Fugal, Candice Gardner, Landen Gamer, Gary Garrett, Greg Graves, Jeremy Hafen, Val Hale, Belinda Han, Kim Henderson, Lana Hiskey, Kathy Hoffman, Matthew Holland, Bill Hulterstrom, Nathan Hyde, Nathan Ivie, Sam Jaman, Justin Jones, Garr Judd, Michelle Kaufusi, Everett Kelepolo, James Larson, Missy Larsen, Mike Lee, Bill Lee, Chad Linebaugh, Stan Lockhart, Kent Loosle, Pimmie Lopez, Rhett Long, Murray Low, Tom Macdonald, Linda Makin, Cory Maloy, Cameron Martin, Kena Matthews, David McEntire, Dave McKee, Kirt Michaels, Jim Miller, Saeed Moaveni, Fidel Montero, Brian Morris, David Mower, Arthur Newell, Rick Nielsen, Brad Norton, Shalece Nuttall, Wayne Vaught, Sterling Orton 

Description: The Community Relations Council consists of a cross section of community members who have interaction with, ties to, or affinity with the University.  Members represent government entities, educational leaders,  neighbors, business, UVU faculty & staff, ethnic groups, and others in the community.  The Council serves in an advisory capacity to UVU's administration, particularly regarding high-profile issues affecting the university.  This committee meets three times per year. The committee is made up of community leaders that act as a sounding boar for the president as well as ambassadors for the university in the community. 

Meeting Times: Three times per year typically in January, May, and September

Constitution, Bylaws, & Procedures (PACE)

Chairperson(s): Jennifer Gallagher 

Accountable to:
 Nathan Gerber (PACE President) 

Committee Members:
 Jennifer Gallagher 

Description:
 Maintains PACE Bylaws and Procedures documents. Aids PACE Committees and Senators in updating committee procedures, and performs at least an annual review of all procedures. Makes and receives recommendations for changes to PACE Bylaws, and explains Bylaws changes to PACE membership at the annual PACE General Meeting. Ensures PACE Executive and General Boards follow Bylaws and Procedures in all activities. 

Meeting Times: On the third Tuesday of every month from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT)

Chairperson(s): Ray Walker and Clark Collings 

Accountable to:
 IT Oversight Committee

Committee Members:
 Ray Walker, Clark Collings, Stephen Whyte, LeRoy Brown

Description:
Team for if and when a major Incident or Breach occurs

Meeting Times: As needed

Cybersecurity & Data Privacy

Chairperson(s): Ray Walker, Clark Collings 

Accountable to:
 IT Oversight Committee 

Committee Members:
 Ray Walker, Clark Collings, Stephen Whyte, LeRoy Brown, Robert Jorgensen, William A. Erb, Justin Jones, LuAnn Smith, Peter VanderHeide, Jacob Atkin, Colby Callahan, David Tobler, Taylor Lovell 

Description: Works on and governs cybersecurity response, policy, and direction as well as works with Data Privacy issues. 

Meeting Times: On the third Friday of every month at 2:00 p.m.

Due Process Committee

Chairperson(s): N/A

Accountable to:
 Executive Faculty Senate

Committee Members: Five to Nine members consisting of Faculty and admin with the majority being faculty. Members chosen by Executive Faculty Senate when an issue regarding a dismissal of a tenure faculty member arises.

Description:
 A recommendation by the President for termination for cause of the
services of a faculty member who has achieved tenure shall be considered by a due process committee. The due process committee may require the attendance of witnesses, and shall do so at the request of the complainant, of the administration, or of the faculty member. The due process committee shall be composed of five, seven, or nine members. Said committee, appointed by the executive committee of the Faculty Senate, shall consist of faculty and administrators with the majority of the committee being faculty members. A majority vote shall control the action of the committee.

Meeting Times: 
As needed

Elections (PACE)

Chairperson(s): Tena Medina 

Accountable to:
 PACE Committee 

Committee Members:
 Tena Medina 

Description: Promotes and coordinates annual PACE Elections process. Verifies eligibility and willingness of nominated individuals. Gathers and disperses candidate information to PACE members. Oversees voting and announces election results. According to Tena, the purpose of the elections committee is to gather information each year for the PACE elections process. This involves putting together ballots for nominations as well as voting, vetting employees that are nominated, notifying supervisors, etc. 

Meeting Times: Spring semester prior to elections

Emergency Preparedness Advisory Committee (EPAC)

Chairperson(s): Robin Ebmeyer 

Accountable to: Val Peterson 

Committee Members:
 Robin Ebmeyer, Cory Fralick, Sheri S., Ray Walker, Nathan Gerber, Stephan White, Scott Trotter, Chris Lindquist, Matt Pedersen, Maren Turnidge, Justin Hansen, Jake Curtis, Brandon Haynes 

Description: Develop emergency management prevention and response plans and serve as an advisory body to the President regarding campus emergency planning. (EOC) is a function that occurs during an emergency and is not a committee. 

Meeting Times: Monthly

Employee Recognition (PACE)

Chairperson(s): Natalie Healy 

Accountable to: PACE 

Committee Members:
 Natalie Healy, Jennifer Zabriskie, Alison Jensen, Stetson Stewart, Jennyfer Gaede, Brian Peterson, Cameron Jarman, Chris Jones 

Description: Promotes PACE programs for recognizing exemplary employees. In coordination with university leaders, and in accordance with university recognition policies and procedures, selects PACE Distinguished Employee Award recipients. Encourages peer recognition and selects recipients of Wolverine Sighting Awards. Coordinates with university divisions and departments to promote recognition programs and to provide meaningful awards to employees. Provides recommendations for programs to recognize great employees. 

Meeting Times: Tbd, committee is looking to digitalize the process

Enterprise Applications Management Team (EAMT)

Chairperson(s): David Tobler 

Accountable to:
 EIP 

Committee Members:
 David Tobler, Chair, Amanda Burton, Andrew Stone, Bart Jacobs, Brett Tolman, Candace Bird, Chuck Colborne, Clint Moser, Colby Callahan, Dan Reynoso, Denise Vandevanter, Eric Humphrey, Geoff Matthews, Jacob Ellsworth, John Curl, Kedric Black, Ken Dahl, Laura Busby, Luann Smith, Ray Walker, Reed Warner, Robert Johnson, Shane Peterson, Wendy Rosenlof 

Description:
 Coordinate daily work on Banner 

Meeting Times: On the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at 9:00 a.m.

Events (PACE)

Chairperson(s): Bonnie Mortensen 

Accountable to: PACE 

Committee Members:
 Katty Perez, Dawn Burgess, Ursula Sorensen, Kameron Barkle, Sandra Koller, Valarie Wells, Tena Medina, Nathan Gerber, Marianna Henry, Kumen Louis, Melissa Kimball, Alisha Wall, Silvia Lobendahn, Leah Gunderson, Bonnie Mortensen, Laura Loree, Stephanie Albach, Becky Zabriskie, Alex Graff, Andrew Devey, Drew Scholl, Katie Hunter, Erika Sargent, Whitney Sanchez 

Description: Coordinates and promotes involvement of PACE members with the university community and encourages social interaction between employees. Oversees various social events for employees annually. Encourages involvement of university employees in social and service opportunities. 

Meeting Times: Business conducted via email

Executive Board of Trustees

Chairperson(s): Duff Thompson 

Accountable to:
 Board of Regents, Governor 

Committee Members:
 Duff Thompson, James Clarke, Jill Taylor, Astrid Tuminez, Justin Jones 

Description: Executive Board of Trustees meeting. 

Meeting Times: Three or more times per year, additional meetings as needed

Executive Inclusion Committee

Chairperson(s): Belinda 'Otukolo Saltiban 

Accountable to: President Tuminez 

Committee Members:
 Belinda 'Otukolo Saltiban, Trevor Warburton, Darah Snow, Tim Stanley, J. Teresa, Phil Schwartz, David Connelly, Cynthia Wong 

Description: This committee is the governing body of the larger UVU Inclusion Committee. 

Meeting Times: As needed, typically weekly

Executive Infrastructure Planning Committee (EIP)

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Chairperson(s): Val Peterson 

Accountable to: President Tuminez 

Committee Members:
 Amy Birk, Antonia Vazquez, Bart Jacobs, Beka Grulich, Cheryl St. Pierre, Clark Collings, Connie Bond, Eddie Sorensen, Frank Young, Garrett Mantz, Jeana Miner, Jim Moore, Jody Birch, Kathren Brown, Kevin Dent, Kurt Baxter, Kyle Reyes, Linda Makin, Lisa Price, Ray Walker, Scott Cooksey, Stacy Hamm, Travis Tasker, Trevor Andreasen, Val Peterson, Wayne Vaught, Cory Fralick, Janeal Jacobs, Justin Sprague, Kurtis Olsen, Taylor Bell, Cameron Martin 

Description: Infrastructure issues and needs are discussed in this meeting.  Space and facility modification requests are placed on agendas for this meeting as well as the Space Committee agendas since the Space Committee meets once a month and some of these issues need to be resolved in a timely manner. 

Meeting Times: On the second and fourth Thursday of every month at 8:30 a.m.

Finance & Facilities Trustees Committee

Chairperson(s): Jill Taylor 

Accountable to: Board of Regents, Governor 

Committee Members: Jill Taylor, Dru Hufftaker, James Clarke, Scott Smith, Val Peterson, Linda Makin, Scott Cooksey, Justin Jones 

Description: The purpose of this committee is to provide oversight of policies and practices related to the financial affairs, performance, and investments related to the University's appropriated and non-appropriated funds as well as University issues related to real estate acquisitions and plans for development of University facilities. 

Meeting Times: Three or more times per year, additional meetings as needed

Finance Self-funded Insurance Committee

Chairperson(s): Jacob Atkin 

Accountable to: Benefits Committee 

Committee Members:
 Jacob Atkin, Linda Makin, Ellen Sweat, Ked Black, Mike Jones, Judy Martindale, Samantha Morgan-Stuart 

Description: Monitor financial health of UVU’s self-funded benefits plans; make recommendations to Benefits Committee and President’s Council. Responsible for reviewing/monitoring the financial performance of the university' self-funded insurance account. Each pay period the university deposits funds into the account to cover insurance related expenses and medical and dental insurance claims. Insurance claims and general insurance related expenses are paid out of the fund balance. 

Meeting Times: Every other month prior to the Benefits Committee meeting

Foundation Audit Committee (of the UVU Foundation Board)

Chairperson(s): Cameron Gunter 

Accountable to: Scott Cooksey 

Committee Members:
 Jefferson Moss, Jacob Atkins 

Description: Reviews and accepts the foundation’s independent audit, evaluates and adopts processes and policies to support compliance with best practices in development and fund management, in accordance with applicable laws. Also known as the Board of Trustees in the Board's oversight responsibilities for financial reporting processes, internal control, audit processes, and monitoring compliance with laws and regulations, shall obtain pertinent information, become knowledgeable, and provide advice and recommendations for the full Board of Trustees with regard to financial oversight of the institution. The Trustee Audit Committee is not vested with any decision making authority on behalf of the full Board of Trustees. It is not the purpose of the committee to manage public employees. 

Meeting Times: In February, May, August, and November

Foundation Board

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Chairperson(s): James Clarke 

Accountable to: Scott Cooksey 

Committee Members:
 Julie Anderson, Ed Bailey, Taylor Bell, Lance Black, Curtis Blair, James Clarke, Marry Crafts, Rob Gardner, Cameron Gunter, Linsay Hadley, Dru Huffaker, Barbara Jones Barrington, Heather Kahlert, Shawn Lindquist, Duane Madsen, Kris McFarland, Jefferson Moss, Ryan Napierski, Paul Rogers, Heidi Thorn, Astrid Tuminez, Clark Turner, Neal Williams, Taylor Woodbury 

Description: Telling the story of the university. Planning, organizing, and executing fundrasing programs and activities. Achieving a rate of return for the university endwoment above the median performance of similar funds. 

Meeting Times: Once a month in February, May, August, and November

Foundation Executive Committee (of the UVU Foundation Board)

Chairperson(s): James Clarke 

Accountable to: Scott Cooksey 

Committee Members:
 Kris Mcfarland, Duane Madsen, Cameron Gunter, Rob Gardner, Astrid Tuminez, Heidi Thorn 

Description: The Executive Committee consists of the chair from each committee in the Foundation.  Its purpose is to oversee and approve items from each committee that will go forward for the Foundation Board’s approval. 

Meeting Times: In February, May, August, and November

Foundation Governance Committee (of the UVU Foundation Board)

Chairperson(s): Shawn Lindquist 

Accountable to: Scott Cooksey 

Committee Members:
 Curtis Blair, Kris McFarland, Taylor Woodbury 

Description: Provide leadership for internal management of the Board with a focus on Board recruitment and retention including orientations, training and asessments. Also responsible for overseeing the Board's internal fundraising and the allocation of unrestricted funds. 

Meeting Times: As needed

Foundations of Inclusion

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Chairperson(s): Belinda 'Otukolo Saltiban 

Accountable to: President Tuminez 

Committee Members:
 Darah Snow, Bryan Waite, Ellie Thompson, Tara Ivie, Karen Deysher, Jane Carlson, JC Graham, Summer Valente, Steve Crook, Noemy Medina, Trevor Warburton, Darah Snow, Bryan Waite, Victor Narsimulu, Trevor Warburton, Karole Renfro, Debjani Chakaravarty, Tim Stanley, Tara Ivie, Numsiri Kunakemakorn, Katheren Brown, Karen Deysher, Barney Nye, Lisa Willianson, J. Teresa Davis, Alexis Palmer, Ellie Thompson, Todd Olsen, Jeremy Knee, Leah Gunderson, Becky Zabriskie, Richard Lemmon, Rachel Armstrong, Jane Carlson, Raj Sharma, Carolyn Johnson, Laurie Bowen, Laura Loree, Irene Whittier, JC Graham, Maren Turnidge, Ashley Larsen, Lars Eggersen, Summer Valente, J Sortore, Jonathan Westover, Hilary Hungerford, Maritza Sotomayor, Steve Crook, Garrett Nagaishi, Carlos Alarco, Dasheek Akwenye, Sara Ulloa, Ana Farias, Andrea Juarez, LaShawn Williams 

Description: This is a big team of people who create and conduct workshops on different inclusive topics for faculty and staff across campus. The goal is to increase awareness and influence behavior to strengthen the inclusivity of the UVU community. 

Meeting Times: Leads meet on an as needed basis and facilitators will meet once a semester

Foundation Investment Committee (of the UVU Foundation Board)

Chairperson(s): Heidi Thorn 

Accountable to: Scott Cooksey 

Committee Members:
 Duane Maddsen, Jacob Atkins, Rob Gardner, Peter Jarman, Jefferson Moss, Oaks Marlo, Heidi Thorn, Micheal Thornton 

Description: The purpose of the Investment Committee is the management of all foundation assets, considering the long- and short-term needs of the Foundation in carrying out its charitable purposes. 

Meeting Times: Quarterly

Foundation Wolverine Fund (of the UVU Foundation Board)

Chairperson(s): Rob Gardner 

Accountable to: Scott Cooksey 

Committee Members:
 Jefferson Moss, Matt Peterson, Heidi Thorn, Neal Wiilliams 

Description: In cooperation with UVU’s Division of Development & Alumni, plan, organize, and execute fundraising programs, including planned giving, annual fund, capital campaign, alumni giving programs, and other appropriate fundraising activities. 

Meeting Times: As needed 

Goodwill Association Committee (PACE)

Chairperson(s): Kellie Hancock 

Accountable to: PACE 

Committee Members:
 Kellie Hancock, Julie Stowe, Kaye Fugal, Shalece Nuttall, Nathan Gerber, Jennifer Agla, Judy Martindale, Linda Moore, Stacy Fowler, Anne Arendt, Lindsey Gerber, Natalie Monson, Jamie Russell, & Craig Thulin 

Description: This committee sends get well wishes to UVU employees who experience hospital stays or who have experienced the loss of a family member.

Meeting Times: As needed

Homecoming Committee

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Chairperson(s): Amie Huntsman 

Accountable to: Linda Makin 

Committee Members:
 Kevin Walkenhorst, Tiffany Sheth, Amie Huntsman, Stacy Smither, Makelle Reed, Phil Schwartz, Kelsi Jeffery, Jared Sumsion, Nate Mathis, Kameron Dearing, Toni Harris, Robyn Farnsworth, Rodayne Esmay, Beka Grulich, Ashton Stitt, Mike Maughan, Jolene Arnoff, Kris Coles, Chad Johnson, Matt Robins, Traci Hainsworth, Dixie Maughan, Connie Wright, Jim Murphy, Ashley Hardison, Beth Winkler, Jody Birch, Chris Meek, Shari Warnick, Frank Young Jf. Marie Squyres, Matthew Pedersen, Bruce Eliason, Justin Sprague, Christian Jolley, John Gappmayer, Curtis Blair, Jono Andrews, Nathan Gerber, Dasheek Akwenye, Matt Chambers, Will McKinnon, Amber Hendrickson, UVUSA activities branch members 

Description: Purpose is to plan and market homecoming to campus, alumni and the community, staff members include those from alumni, athletics, university marketing, student involvement, administration, executive events, events services as well as representation from each college r school. student members include those from UVUSA/Student government and student alumni association. 

Meeting Times: On the third Tuesday of every month from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

HR Exchange

Chairperson(s): Marilyn Meyer, Christine Peterson 

Accountable to: Linda Makin 

Committee Members:
 Committee consists of Admin Support lll and above across campus as well as Financial Managers within each School/College. No full-time faculty. 

Description: To exchange information, to get ideas and feedback as we develop programs, plans, policies and procedures for HR. This committee was formed to provide information from HR, payroll, and budgets to ther AVPs and Deans in the various divisions. HR sponsors this committee but the committee is not necessarilyaccountable to HR since it's an exchange of information only. 

Meeting Times: Quarterly

Inclusion Committee

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Chairperson(s): Belinda 'Otukolo Saltiban 

Accountable to:
 President Tuminez 

Committee Members:
 Belinda 'Otukolo Saltiban, Bryan Aguayo, Darah Snow, Bryan Waite, Dasheek Akwenye, Rachel Bi, Laura Carlson, Janet Colvin, David Connelly, J. Teresa Davis, Daniel Delgadillo, Karen Dysher, Brett Gonzalez, Cheryl Hanewicz, Sheldon Holgreen, Andrea Juarez, Ashley Larsen, Thomas Mgonja, Garrett Nagaishi, Victor Narsimulu, Barney Nye, Veronica O'Brien, Lincoln Op't Hof, Taylor Bell, Adam Sanft, Phil Schwartz, Tim Stanley, Andrew Stone Summer Valente, Cynthia Wong 

Description:  Meets to discuss inclusion at UVU and how to improve it. Is the driving force of moving inclusion forward at UVU through the Strategic Inclusion Plan.  

Meeting Times: Once a month on a Monday from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Infrastructure Committee

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Chairperson(s): Frank Young 

Accountable to:
 Val Peterson 

Committee Members:
 Kurt Baxter, Taylor Bell, Amy Birk, Connie Bond, Kathren Brown, Clark Collings, Scott Cooksey, Cory Fralick, Bart Jacobs, Linda Makin, Cameron Martin, Jeana Miner, Val Peterson, Lisa Price, Kyle Reyes, Wayne Vaught, Ray Walker, Frank Young

Description: Physical structures that need to be built. 

Meeting Times: On the second and fourth Thursdays of every month at 8:30 a.m. in BA 205a

Investment Advisory Committee

Chairperson(s): Jacob Atkin

Accountable to:
 Val Peterson

Committee Members:
 Jacob Atkin, Kedric Black, Judy Martindale, Jacob Sybrowsky, Mike Jones, Joe Martin

Description:
 The  Benefits Investment Committee is responsible for viewing the investment options that employees have the opportunity to invest their retirement funds in.

Meeting Times: 
Two to four times a year ad hoc

IT Infrastructure Planning Committee (IPC)

Chairperson(s): Eddie Sorensen 

Accountable to:
 IT Oversight Committee 

Committee Members:
 Eddie Sorensen, Reed Warner, Kurtis Olsen, Jim Condie, Travis Tasker, Kevin Dent, LeRoy Brown 

Description:
 Coordinate all IT Infrastructure issue and strategic directions on campus. 

Meeting Times: 

IT Oversight Committee

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Chairperson(s): Ray Walker 

Accountable to:
 Val Peterson 

Committee Members:
 Scott Cooksey, Cameron Martin, David Tobler, Eddie Sorensen, Frank Young, Kathren Brown, Kurt Baxter, Laura Busby, Linda Makin, Kyle Reyes, Val Peterson, Dakota Gourgel, Clark Collings, Chris Kirkham, Taylor Bell, Bart Jacobs, Wayne Vaught 

Description:
 IT Oversight is the master committee below president’s council that oversee the IT decisions, priorities, needs and issues for UVU.  It approves IT purchases, projects, communications, plans, etc. and give input and direction to the IT organizations at UVU both academic and central IT. 

Meeting Times: 
On the second and fourth Thursdays immediately following infrastructure committee around 9:00 a.m.

Legislative Affairs (PACE)

Chairperson(s): Steve Anderson 

Accountable to:
 PACE 

Committee Members:
 Steve Anderson, Stephanie Albach 

Description: Promote and encourage PACE member involvement in the legislative process. Coordinate PACE legislative efforts with university legislative liaisons and efforts. Coordinate PACE legislative efforts with those of the Utah Higher Education Staff Association (UHESA). 

Meeting Times: 
As needed, more regularly during the Legislative Session

Marketing & Communication (PACE)

Chairperson(s): Kameron Dearing 

Accountable to:
 PACE 

Committee Members:
 Jeff Anderson, Duane Lee, Bonnie Mortensen, Try Bird, Julie Stowe, Kameron Dearing, Candace Bird, Shalece Nuttall 

Description: Provides tools and guidance for communications from PACE and PACE Committees with PACE membership. Maintains PACE web and social networking sites. Makes recommendations to PACE Executive Board on communication best practices. 

Meeting Times: 
As needed

MLK Committee

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Chairperson(s): Belinda 'Otukolo Saltiban 

Accountable to:
 University, Belinda 'Otukolo Saltiban 

Committee Members: 
Belinda 'Otukolo Saltiban, two UVUSA Represenatives, Bryan Aguayo, Todd Olsen, LaShawn Williams, J. Teresa, David Ssejinja, Toni Harris, Summer Valente, Sam Hadlock, Lyndi Strole 

Description: This committee plans the annual Martin Luther King Commemoration.

 
Meeting Times: Monthly (July-January)

Mobile Deployment Committee

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Chairperson(s): Ray Walker 

Accountable to:
 Ray Walker 

Committee Members:
 Brian Durney, Andrew Stone , Andrew McKinney, Marcy Glassford, Lesli Baker, Nathan Gerber, Jen Berrett, Christopher Meek, Andrew Bowns, Colby Callahan, David Connelly, Noemy Medina, Taylor Bell, Jason Hill, Eric Humphrey 

Description: Coordinate all internal/external mobile devices for UVU. 

Meeting Times: 
Monthly

National President’s Advisory Board (NPAB)

Chairperson(s): Candida Johnson, Stephen Whyte 

Accountable to:
 Steve Anderson 

Committee Members:
 Jeff Alexander, Jeff Bullwinkel, Lew Cramer, Charles Dahlquist, Sanchaita Datta, Amanda Dickson, Christine Durham, Matthew Eyring, Divya Mod-Tongya, L. Dee Mower, Linda Nearon, Tom Ngo, David Ulrich, Brian Verwer, the UVU Cabinet members 

Description: The National President’s Advisory Board (NPAB) provides external advice to the President in the leadership of the university. The NPAB meets twice a year to discuss strategic directions for UVU in the contexts of the Utah System of Higher Education and national higher education trends. It consists of 25 of the most well-respected people familiar with business and education in Utah and nationally. 

Meeting Times: 
October 2, 2019 and April 1, 2020 from 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

North Council Outreach

Chairperson(s): Mike Maughan, hosted by American Fork Intermountain Hospital 

Accountable to:
 Cameron Martin 

Committee Members:
 Mike Maughan, North Utah County Mayors, LDS church rep, Pastor from Lehi, Alpine School District Rep, Wasatch mental health director, AF hospital administrators: 5-6 

Description: PR for north county cities--Intermountain hospital and making sure they are fulfilling their needs 

Meeting Times: On the third Thursday of every month at 12:00 p.m.

Parking Committee

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Chairperson(s): Barbara Young 

Accountable to:
 Frank Young 

Committee Members:
 Tena Medina, Cole Bellon, Cody Bills, Doug Loehr, Stacy Fowler, Taylor Bell, Anne Arendt, Irene Whittier 

Description: Review parking procedures and plan for future parking needs.  Subcommittee also handles parking citation appeals as required. 

Meeting Times: 
Quarterly in Jan., Apr., Jul., Oct.

Payment Card Oversight Committee (PCOC)

Chairperson(s): Ray Walker

Accountable to:
 Val Peterson 

Committee Members:
 Ray Walker, Jon Barclay, LeRoy Brown, Kedric Black, Mike Jones, Shawna Taylor

Description:
 The PCOC is responsible for: 1) Monitoring the University's compliance with standards set by PCI SSC;  2) Assessing, analyzing, and providing information as required under the standards to merchant providers; 3) Granting the privilege of accepting payment cards to campus merchants (both university and non-university entities) and providing oversight of the merchang setup procedures to reduce the risk of exposing the University, the merchant entity, or the merchang entity's patrons to unnecessary information security risks; and 4) Coordinating training activities for the campus merchange community about their responsibilties regarding PCI compliance.

Meeting Times: 
On the first Tuesday of every month

Planning, Budgeting, Advisory Coordination Committee (PBA)

Chairperson(s): Linda Makin 

Accountable to:
 President Tuminez 

Committee Members:
 Ellen Sweat, Becky Zabriskie, Stacy Fowler, Jeff Johnson, Burke Weekes 

Description: Conduct annual assessment and quality improvement for PBA process; coordinate assessment, planning, and budget processes, systems, and timelines. Provides input from each of the divisions into the PBA planning process and feedback after the process elements have been implemented.  This committee has been restructured to only include the offices of Institutional Effectiveness/Planning and Budget Office. 

Meeting Times: Ad hoc

Policy Drafting Committee

Chairperson(s): Alan Parry

Accountable to:
 Faculty Senate

Committee Members:
 Committees for policies are created ad hoc. Alan will oversee all Faculty Senate ad hoc committees 

Description:
 Assists the senate in its role as a policy sponsor (Senate President) and may steward a policy if asked. Under the direction of the Executive Committee works with administration on Stage 1 policy matters, particularly those of high interest for faculty. Helps stewards in drafting policy and in identifying and resolving possible policy concerns prior to Stage 2.

Meeting Times: 
Ad hoc

Policy Review (PACE)

Chairperson(s): Ben Burk 

Accountable to:
 PACE 

Committee Members:
 Bett McKeachnie, Ephraim Zamora, Jennie Olson, Anthony Morris, Skyler Meeks, Giovana Alisa 

Description: Coordinates PACE review of stage 2 policy drafts. Coordinates with University Policy Office related to the policy pipeline. Disperses policy drafts to PACE General Board for review. Gathers and compiles feedback from PACE General Board members and conducts a vote to accept feedback as PACE’s official comments. Submits official PACE comments to policy stewards and policy office. 

Meeting Times: Business conducted online

Policy Subcommittee

Chairperson(s): Dr. Wayne Vaught 

Accountable to:
 President Tuminez 

Committee Members:
 Members of President's Council and Cara O'Sullivan 

Description: Policy Subcommittee assess policy drafts to determine if the drafts are ready for President's Council review. The group may provide line edits, suggest gaps in the policy that should be addressed, and eview for other matters of substance. They have the authority to approve or disapprove policy drafts to go on to President's Council. 

Meeting Times: On the second and fourth Thursdays of every month

President’s Cabinet

Chairperson(s): President Tuminez 

Accountable to:
 President Tuminez 

Committee Members:
 President Tuminez, Justin Jones, Katie Zabriskie, Sheri Smederovac, Gail Schwanitz, Scott Cooksey, Linda Makin, Cameron Martin, Wayne Vaught, Val Peterson, Kyle ReyesBelinda 'Otukolo Saltiban

Description: Cabinet is the President’s strategic advisory body. The group explores matters that cross over vice-presidential portfolios and makes recommendations to the president on matters within his or her sole authority. 

Meeting Times: On Every Monday from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the discreation of the President.

President’s Council

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Chairperson(s): President Tuminez 

Accountable to:
 President Tuminez 

Committee Members:
 President Tuminez, Wayne Vaught, Anne Arendt, Karen Clemes, Scott Cooksey, Taylor Bell, Linda Makin, Cameron Martin, Justin Jones, Nathan Gerber, Val Peterson, Kyle Reyes, Belinda 'Otukolo Saltiban Marilyn Meyer 

Description: Presidential responsibilities are frequently exercised through President’s Council, a decision-making body that advises the President on topics of significant importance and plays a central role in the university’s policy process and fiscal management. The President’s Council is the final decision-making body of the administration before seeking approval for appropriate policies, requisitions, and budgets from the Board of Trustees. 

Meeting Times: On the second and fourth Thursdays of every month from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Professional Association of Campus Employees (PACE)

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Chairperson(s): Nathan Gerber 

Accountable to:
 Linda Makin 

Committee Members:
 Nathan Gerber, Beka Grulich, Tami Jensen, Shalece Nuttall, Stacy Fowler, Linda Makin 

Description: The Professional Association of Campus Employees (PACE) was organized in 1983 to represent the non-teaching employees of Utah Valley University. PACE provides membership to all full-time and part-time staff (excluding student employees, faculty and executives) of Utah Valley University. The Professional Association of Campus Employees works with an administrative liaison, appointed by the University President, who serves as a non-voting member of the PACE Executive Board. Our mission is all about helping out members have a better working environment and atmosphere. PACE helps its members by providing a unified voice to the administration in all areas that involve PACE members. Examples of such areas include compensation, benefits, leave, working conditions, hiring procedures, Summer University, staff grievances, performance evaluations, UVU policies and procedures, etc. PACE also sponsors programs and activities to promote employee recognition, professional development, and social interaction. 

Meeting Times: On the third Tuesday of every month at 2:00 p.m. in SC 213c

Professional Development Forum Subcommittee (PACE)

Chairperson(s): Daniel Delgadillo 

Accountable to:
 PACE 

Committee Members:
 Kristen Nuesmeyer, Cameron Evans, Marshall Chamberlain, Trevor Morris 

Description: Coordinates monthly Forums.  The committee coordinates location, speakers and refreshments. 

Meeting Times: On the second Friday of every month at 2:00 p.m.

Professional Education & Staff Development Fund Subcommittee (PACE)

Chairperson(s): Daniel Delgadillo 

Accountable to:
 PACE 

Committee Members:
 Kristen Nuesmeyer, Christie Snyder, Ursula Sorensen, Kim Wright 

Description: Oversees the budget and applications for the Education and Staff Development Fund. 

Meeting Times: Once a year in August

Scholarship Ball Committee

Chairperson(s): Ashton Stitt 

Accountable to:
 Executive Events Team 

Committee Members:
 Mike Maughan, Ashton Stitt, Alex Graff, Troy Wilson, Cody Thatcher, Donald Christensen, Will McKinnon, Peter Sproul, Traci Hainsworth, Jared Kearns, Aja Vogelman, Stace Hall, August Miller, Samantha Thee, Michael Lybbert, Emily Weaver, Matthew Pedersen, Jody Birch, Shari Warnick 

Description: Plans Annual President's Scholarship Ball 

Meeting Times: Kick-off meeting is six months prior to the event and the group meets monthly until the day of the event in October

Scholarship Campaign Sub Committee (PACE)

Chairperson(s): Kellie Hancock 

Accountable to:
 PACE 

Committee Members:
 Kellie Hancock, Julie Stowe, Nathan Gerber, Garrett Hadley, Courtney Tucker, Kam Black, & Vicky Hopper 

Description:  Committee works together as a team to create a fundraising campaign for the PACE Student Scholarship. Our goal is to receive 100% staff participation. This campaign will be rolling out Fall 2019 during the Staff Fall Forum. This fund is in partnership with Athletics. 

Meeting Times:  Quarterly meetings to follow after the roll-out

Search Advocacy Committee

Chairperson(s): Linda Makin 

Accountable to:
 Linda Makin, Dr. Wayne Vaught, Kyle Reyes 

Committee Members:
 Christine Peterson, Alexis Palmer, Anne Arendt, Jessica Gilmore, Judy Martindale, Karen Clemes, Kat Brown, Terri Fredrickson 

Description: This committee is used to ensure equity, validity, and diversity on UVU searches. 

Meeting Times: When a search is underway

Service & Scholarship (PACE)

Chairperson(s): Kellie Hancock 

Accountable to:
 PACE 

Committee Members:
 Kellie Hancock, Julie Stowe, Jordan Doman, Denise Fullmer, Kristie Dockstader, Marshall Chamberlain 

Description: Approves Service Leave requests by all employees according to university policy and guidelines. Compiles reports received about service performed by employees. Coordinates PACE service opportunities and projects. Coordinates with university scholarship offices on all details related to the PACE Scholarship program. Promotes PACE Scholarship to employees to solicit donations. Selects and recognizes scholarship recipients according to policies and guidelines. 

Meeting Times:  Six times a year to discuss application and ranking criteria for the Scholarship and to select the recipients and additional meetings as needed

Strategic Web Action Team (SWAT)

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Chairperson(s): Nathan Gerber 

Accountable to:
 University Communications Committee 

Committee Members:
 Amy Birk, Cassandra Cosgrove, Jason Kennedy, Kam Black, Brady Ashby, Nick Estrada, Taylor Bell, Karen Cushing, Brian Hadley, Melinda Mower, Bonnie Mortensen, Colby Callahan, Sandi Koller, Mike Bird, Gage Marberger, Ronnett Stutz, Katie Hunter, Kaitlin Taft, Pamela Bohn, Candida Johnson, Dustin Berlin, Jim McCulloch, Laura Busby, Leisa Galloway, McKay Strong, Ray Walker, Shari Warnick, Stacy Fowler, Stephanie Albach, Drew Scholl, Gavin Robinson, Stace Hall 

Description:  Works on Web issues that need attention with departments to improve websites. They are responsible to audit all of UVU's Web pages to make sure they are current and have an accurate brand. They must provide information that is current, accurate, and consistent with the University's mission to its stakeholders and the community at large. 

Meeting Times: On the third Wednesday of every month from 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Summer University Committee

Chairperson(s): Joel Herd, Candida Johnson 

Accountable to:
 Marilyn Meyer 

Committee Members: Joel Herd, Candida Johnson, Christine Peterson, Amber Hendrickson, Daniel Delgadillo, Linda Moore, Steve Anderson, Tamara Jensen, Trevor Carter 

Description: The Summer University Committee coordinates and organizes Summer University for the staff of UVU in May of each year. It is a 3 day professional and personal development conference that is geared towards staff, though faculty can also participate. It involves keynote speakers, training by UVU staff for UVU staff, service projects, and team building activities like golf, fun run, and bowling. 

Meeting Times: Once a month starting in July and more frequently as May approaches

Sustainability Committee

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Chairperson(s): Stacy Hamm 

Accountable to: Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) 

Committee Members:
 Baktybek Abrdrisavc, Carlos Alcaro, Clay Allred, Braden Astle, Sarah Bateman, Kurt Baxter, Juliana Figueroa Bello, Joel Bradford, Thomas Bretz, Colleen Bye, David Connelly,  Scott Draper, Tad Greener, Barry Hallsted, Stacy Hamm, Daniel Horns, Justin Jones, Jim Murphy, Jenna Nigro, Val Peterson, Kimberly Reynolds,Taylor Bell, Erin Riggs, Mark Seastrand, Kevin Shurtleff, Weihong Wang, Alex Simon, Justin White, Keith White, Scott Williams, Frank Young 

Description: Addresses campus sustainability issues:  recycling, energy efficiency, transportation, waste reduction, renewable or lower-carbon energy, air quality, etc. 

Meeting Times: On the second Wednesday of every month in Spring Semester

Technology Support Committee

Chairperson(s): John Berry 

Accountable to:
 IT Oversight Committee 

Committee Members:
 John Berry, Adam Candland, Alex Bluemel, Alister Perez, Andrea Osborn, Azuncena Aguayo, Ben Burk, Bobby Lott, Brett McKeachnie, Chase Killebrew, Chris Cox, Colliin Craig, Cynthia Wilson, Dan Zacharias, Dale Cromar, Darel Hawkins, Dave Nielsen, David Song, David Tobler, Devin Raine, Duane Lee, Hailey Neielson, James George, Jason Hill, Jeremey Mecham, Jon Barclay, Jordan Kratochvil, Jordan Wilcox, Joshua Kratochvil, Kim Leseberg, Landrey Hawkins, Merrill Oveson, Michael Taylor, Nathan Montgomery, Niles Wimber, Phil Ah You, Rachel Rogers, Ray Walker, Rebecca Lewis, Reed Warner, Richard Curtis, Riley Johnson, Riley Kratochvil, Robert Ward, Russell Kent, Ryan Jensen, Scott Horne, Scott Jackson, Skyler Jeppson, Shayne Curley, Sterling Sharp, Tia Wright, Tony Nwabuba, Trevor Durham, Zachary Swenson 

Description: Coordinate Technical support of desktop computers and end-user needs 

Meeting Times: On the third Thursday of every month from 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Title IX Coordination Committee

Chairperson(s): Laura Carlson 

Accountable to:
 Linda Makin 

Committee Members:
 Linda Makin, Kyle Reyes, Karen Clemes, Alexis Palmer, Kathren Brown, Alan Drage, Ashley Larsen, Adam Sanft 

Description: Reviews and discusses updates applicable to Title IX to ensure compliance. Coordinates and collaborates Title IX trainings, education, and process changes; clarifies roles, responsibilities and communication; monitors changes to laws/regulations and analyzes issues that impact UVU Title IX policies and procedures. 

Meeting Times: Quarterly or as needed in order to comply with changes and updates from DOE, OCR, USHE, BOR, etc.

Title IX Marketing Committee

Chairperson(s): Laura Carlson 

Accountable to:
 Linda Makin 

Committee Members:
 Ashley Larsen, DaSheek Akwenye, Trevor Carter, Adam Sanft, Mauren Turnidge, Jerrica James, Robin Maras 

Description: Coordinates Title IX and Student Wellness Education shared events, speakers, materials, resources, trainings, newsarticles, and to coordinate topics of interest for the 20+ student interns involved with the Title IX and the Wellness Education Program. 

Meeting Times: Once a semester for project and event planning coordination

Trustees Honary Awards Committee 

Chairperson(s): Karen Acerson 

Accountable to:
 President Tuminez, Cameron Martin 

Committee Members:
 Rick Nielson, Elaine Dalton, Justin Jones, Cameron Martin, Scott Cooksey, Kyle Reyes 

Description: Coordinate with UVU Trustees to award annual recognition of faculty & staff at UVU. They help determine the UVU Trustee Award recipients and advise the board on graduation speaker possibilities as well as honorary doctorate candidates. 

Meeting Times: Three or more times per year, typically around a trustees meeting

University Communication Committee

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Chairperson(s): Barbara Smith 

Accountable to:
 President's Council 

Committee Members:
 Ray Walker, Candida Johnson, Stephen Whyte, Scott Trotter, Nathan Gerber, David Tobler, Alexis Palmer, DaSheek Akwenye, Andrew Stone, Laura Busby, Colby Callahan, Craig Thulin, Shalece Nuttall, Justin Jones, Jared Sumsion, Kevin Walkenhorst, Barbara Smith, UVU Student Alumni President, Marcy Glassford, Bart Jacobs 

Description: Provide oversight of internal campus communication methods; oversee the web's content, look & feel; develop guidelines & procedures for the effective use of various communication tools, including the web; evaluate communication practices; identify & implement cutting-edge communications plans, practices & technologies. 

Meeting Times: On the fourth Wednesday of every month at 4:00 p.m.

University Executive Council (UEC formerly PELC)

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Chairperson(s): President Tuminez 

Accountable to:
 President Tuminez 

Committee Members:
 Anne Arendt, Jacob Atkin, Taylor Bell, Kat Brown, Steven Clark, Karen Clemes, David Connelly, Scott Cooksey, Nathan Gerber, Jessica Gilmore, Cheryl Hanewicz, Jerry Henley, Dan Horns, Vessela Illieva, Justin Jones, Michelle Kearns, Linda Makin, Cameron Martin, David McEntire, Marilyn Meyer, Saeed Moaveni, Jefferson Moss, Barney Nye, Belinda Otukolo Saltiban, Alexis Palmer, Val Peterson, Stephen Pullen, Kyle Reyes, Andrew Stone, Jared Sumsion, Astrid Tuminez, Wayne Vaught, Stephen Whyte, Forrest Williams, Norman Wright, Frank Young 

Description: The University Executive Council was created as an advisory body consisting of the university’s second-tier leaders. The purpose of this council is to allow senior leadership of UVU to remain updated on institutional goals and progress; to create an environment for advisement to the president on current concerns, changes or other important issues coming to the president and the institution; and to serve as a think tank for UVU’s leadership to brainstorm ideas and solutions to the institution’s challenges.

Meeting Times: On the first Thursday of every month from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

University Planning Advisory Committee

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Chairperson(s): Jeff Johnson, Susan Thackeray 

Accountable to:
 President Tuminez, Dr. Wayne Vaught, Scott Cooksey, Linda Makin, Cameron Martin, Val Peterson, Kyle Reyes 

Committee Members:
 Linda Makin, Jeff Johnson, President Tuminez, Stephanie Albach, Ala'a Alsarhan, Anne Arendt, Taylor Bell, Candice Brunger, Steven Clark, Polly Clauson, David Connelly, Scott Cooksey, Suzy Cox, Donna Fairbanks, Megan Graves, Beka Grulich, Jared Kearns, Michelle Kearns, Sara Lafkas, Ashley Larsen, Cameron Martin, Ben Moulton, Belinda 'Otukolo Saltiban, Val Peterson, Kyle Reyes, Adam Sanft, Mary Stephens, Andrew Stone, Susan Thackeray, Samantha Thee, David Tobler, Dr. Wayne Vaught, Phillip Witt, Ming Yu, Jennifer Zabriskie 

Description: Advises the President’s Cabinet on university-wide planning issues, conducts SWOT analysis, conducts self-evaluation of Core Themes/Administrative Imperatives Objectives, advises President’s Cabinet on mission fulfillment, and provides other university-wide planning council.  A faculty member co-chairs this committee.  Faculty Senate President (or designee) has a standing seat.  A faculty member from each/school college is selected through a nomination and review process. 

Meeting Times: On Tuesdays twice per month from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (September 12 - April 23)

University’s Self-Funding Oversight Committee

Chairperson(s): Jacob Atkins

Accountable to:
 Linda Makin 

Committee Members:
 Jacob Atkin, Marilyn Meyer, Judy Martindale, Ellen Sweat, Joe Martin, Kedric Black, one Accounting or Finance Faculty member 

Description:
 The purpose of the Self-Funding Oversight Committee is to manage the financial risk and oversee solvency of  UVU healthcare plans.

Meeting Times: 
Bi-monthly on the fourth Wednesday at 2:30 p.m., additional meetings as needed

UVSelf

Chairperson(s): Marilyn Meyer 

Accountable to:
 Marilyn Meyer 

Committee Members:
 Marilyn Meyer, Justin Jones, Kat Jones, Alexis Palmer, Christine Peterson 

Description:
 Chair responsibilities: Oversee the direction of UVSELF. Facilitate UVSELF executive committee meetings as needed. Determine who introduces each group. Plan the summer retreat (Daniel’s Summit). Advertise application process. Coordinate mentors. Secure the necessary funds needed to facilitate UVSELF. Coordinate the 360 reviews and strength finder. Facilitate check in sessions Chief of Staff: Coordinate with VP council to facilitate selection of new UVSELF cohort. Coordinate with the President’s schedule to determine appropriate times the President attends sessions. Work closely with VP council to ensure their attendance. Assist in advertising open application through the VP’s and University. Executive Council Admin: Calendar dates for cohort. Email reminders to cohort. Coordinate summer retreat logistics. Assist with UVSELF group’s logistical needs. Monitor the budget. Communication with presentation groups. Process applications. Other Committee Members: Attend and engage in UVSELF sessions. Participate as a mentor if needed. Assist in planning and presenting at the summer retreat. Assist in planning the check in sessions. 

Meeting Times: Monthly

UVU Design Collective

Chairperson(s): Shari Warnick 

Accountable to:
 Stephen Whyte, Cameron Martin 

Committee Members:
 The art director in centeral marketing and their team oversee the group. Other committee members consist of designers across campus that are servicing their areas. 

Description:
 Coordinate Design endeavors from across campus to ensure brand consistency and appropriate use and leverage central resources to help frontline campaigns and projects. 

Meeting Times: The group communicates over microsoft teams and shares work or inspiration via a Pinterest board

UVU Parades

Chairperson(s): Jody Birch 

Accountable to:
 Cameron Martin 

Committee Members:
 Kameron Dearing, Courtney McKinnon, Matt Chambers, Erika Sargent, Travis Tasker, Ashley Hardison, Shari Warnick, Candida Johnson 

Description:
 Coordinates UVU’s presence in local parades throughout the summer to market the university. 

Meeting Times: As needed

Wolverine Club Board

Chairperson(s): Roger Woolstenhulme 

Accountable to:
 Jared Sumsion 

Committee Members:
 Roger Woolstenhulme, Brian Morris, Dave Rogers, Gary Wilkins, Dianna Anderson, Mike Christofferson, Tim Paget, Dasheek Akwenya, Carol Walker, Matt Potts 

Description: The Wolverine Club provides individuals with opportunities to help UVU's talented student-athletes receive a quality education, while achieving athletic success. Every athletic donor becomes a member of the Wolverine Club and Utah Valley University Athletics family with an annual donation. The committee helps coordinate events, fundraising, etc.  

Meeting Times: Quarterly

Wolverine Pride (PACE)

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Chairperson(s): DaSheek Akwenye 

Accountable to:
 Staff and Faculty, PACE 

Committee Members:
 DaSheek Akwenye, Elizabeth Nield, Maggie Tobar, Beka Grulich, Kameron Dearing, Justin Hansen, Annie Smith, Austin Peterson, Garrett Hadley, Sheri Smederovac, Hadley Gasser 

Description: Promotes school pride among employees, especially staff, through activities, communication, and spirit building. Coordinates with students, faculty, departments, and administration to promote and enhance employee attendance at athletics, the arts, and other university sponsored events, provides leadership and support to the University Wolverine Pride Committee. To stay up to speed on current Wolverine Pride events, take the pledge at wolverinepride.uvu.edu.  

Meeting Times: On the third Thursday of every month at 11:00 a.m. in SL 212

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