Membership Roster


 2013-14 Executive Committee

 

COSW Chair, Ann Elisabeth Larson, Vice Dean and Professor, College of Education and Human Development;

COSW Vice Chair, Jeanne Guerrero, Admissions

Mimi Bell, Human Resources

Beth Boehm, Assoc. Vice Provost and Dean School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies (SIGS)

Valerie Casey, Women’s Center

Sherry Duffy, College of Education

Pamela Feldhoff, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Assoc. VP for Research

Brenda Hart, Speed School of Engineering

Emily Jane Noonan, Institutional Research

David Owen, A&S Philosophy

Melissa Long Shuter, Vice President of Business Affairs

 

 

Standing Committees

Campus Climate Committee

 

Chair ~ Nancy Barr, Dentistry – Molecular and Cellular and Cranio Biology

Kenny Brown, DPS (COSW Volunteer)

Wayne Hall, DPS (COSW Volunteer)

Brenda Hart, Speed School of Engineering

Sharon LaRue, PEACC

Gale Rhodes, Delphi Center

Mechelle Stoner, SOM Liver Research

 

The Committee on Campus Environment will monitor the University's provisions of a safe and secure environment for all members of the campus community and will play an active role in maintaining this environment through direct participation in programs and services. This includes COSW's continued partnership with the Department of Public Safety, the Prevention Education Advocacy on Campus and in the Community (PEACC) program, and the Women's Center. This committee will also be responsible for the development of programs/workshops to be held on an annual basis to address current topics related to campus environment. The facets of a safe and secure environment include: physical security, sexual harassment policy and training, and women's advocacy programs.

 

Communications Committee

 

Chair ~ Mimi Bell, Human Resources

Sherry Duffy, College of Education

Marcia Hern, School of Nursing

Georgette Moore, Commissions Office

Melissa Long Shuter, Vice President of Business Affairs

 

The Communications Committee will be a standing committee and will be responsible for the dissemination and publication of COSW information to membership and the university community. Items the committee will develop and maintain can include the following:

  • website, newsletter and calendar
  • annual goals and reports of accomplishments
  • nomination and new membership information
  • meetings, elections and regular business
  • Commission sponsorships and events

 

Integration of Work and Family Committee

 

Chair ~ David Owen, A&S Philosophy

Jill Adelson, College of Education (COSW Volunteer)

Phyllis Clark, Cultural Center

Jennifer Dunlap Hall, Grad Med Education

Melissa Moutardier, College of Business

Margaret Pentecost, College of Education (COSW Volunteer)

Amy Reid, Anesthesiology (Staff Senate Representative)

Dianna Zink, College of Education

 

The University shall acknowledge the importance of balance in the lives of its employees. This shall include respect for the importance of family and community. This respect shall be demonstrated through the development and implementation of policies with humane concern for personal and family values and responsibilities. This climate will foster equally the achievements of women and men. The Committee on Integration of Work and Family will monitor these various policies including the quality of benefits such as health insurance, leave policies, child care programs, and tuition subsidies for children.

 

Representation, Recruitment and Retention Committee

 

Chair ~ Pamela Feldhoff, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Assoc. VP for Research

Beth Boehm, Assoc. Vice Provost and Dean School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies (SIGS)

Michele Kosiewicz, Microbiology and Immunology

Tawana McWhorter, ULMER

Emily Jane Noonan, Institutional Research

Bridgette Pregliasco, College of Education

Judith Singleton, VPUA – Advancement Services

 

The Committee on Representation, Recruitment and Retention will promote gender balance in all employee categories and support programs in career development and mentoring for women. The committee will assist in the implementation of the recommendations of the 1994 Task Force regarding the hiring of women, promotion of women to administrative/managerial positions and the mentoring of women in preparation for more senior positions.

 

Ex-Officio Members

 

Valerie M. Casey, Women’s Center

Sam Connally, Human Resources

V. Faye Jones, SOM – Pediatrics & Current CODRE Chair

Sharon LaRue, PEACC

Kim Maffet, Athletics

Mordean Taylor-Archer, Vice Provost for Diversity

Nancy Theriot, Women’s and Gender Studies