Membership Roster


2016-17 Executive Committee

COSW Chair, Jeanne Guerrero, Undergraduate Admissions

COSW Vice Chair, Jill Adelson, College of Education and Human Development

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

Sherry Duffy, School of Public Health and Information Sciences

Bob Goldstein, Vice Provost, Institutional Research

Jennifer Hall-Grad Medical Education

Michele Kosiewicz- Microbiology and Immunology

Mechelle Stoner - School of Medicine

Melissa Long Shuter, Senior Vice President for Finance & Administration Office

Zhihui Sun-Speed School of Engineering

 

 

Committees

Campus Climate Committee

The Committee on Campus Climate 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.

 

Chair ~ Mechelle Stoner-School of Medicine

Assistant Chair ~ Heather Fox-Archives & Special Collections

Kenny Brown, DPS (COSW Volunteer)

Sally Evans-PEACC

Wayne Hall, DPS (COSW Volunteer)

Keith Lyle, A&S Psychology

Keri Mathis, Graduate Teaching Assistant, School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies

Angela Taylor, Assistant Provost and Assistant Dean of Students

Nancy Theriot, A&S Women's and Gender Studies

Deborah Wade, School of Dentistry


Communications Committee

The Communications Committee is 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

 

Chair ~ Sherry Duffy, School of Public Health and Information Sciences

Assistant Chair ~ Ginevra Courtade, College of Education and Human Development

Debbie Dougherty, Commissions Office

J'Aime Jennings, School of Public Health and Information Sciences

Desrie Nisbitt, College of Education and Human Development

Michelle Rodems, School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies

Melissa Long Shuter, Senior Vice President for Finance & Administration Office

Carla Vidoni, College of Education and Human Development

Maggie Walker, A&S Geography

 

Integration of Work and Family Committee

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.

 

Chair ~ Jennifer Dunlap Hall, Grad Medical Education

Assistant Chair ~ Katy Hopkins, College  of Education & Human Development

Seanna Golder, Faculty Senate Representative

Tawana McWhorter, ULTRA, Admissions

Kim Noltemeyer, Staff Senate Representative

 

Representation, Recruitment and Retention Committee

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.

 

Chair ~ Michele Kosiewicz, Microbiology and Immunology

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

Assistant Chair - Natalie Pasquenza, School of Medicine 

Delaina Amos, Speed School of Engineering

Vickie Bridgeman, Cultural Center

Valerie Casey, Women’s Center

Bob Goldstein, Vice Provost in Institutional Research

Kristen Lucus, College of Business

Heidi Neal, Speed School of Engineering

Zhihui Sun, Speed School of Engineering

Mordean Taylor-Archer, Vice Provost, Diversity and International Affairs

 

Ex-Officio Members

Vickie Bridgeman, Chair, Commission on the Diversity and Racial Equality (CODRE)

Kenny Brown, DPS

Brian Buford, Assistant Provost for Diversity and Director of the LGBT Center

Valerie M. Casey, Women’s Center

Debbie Dougherty, COSW & CODRE-Administrative Manager

Sally Evans, PEACC

Seana Golder, Faculty Senate

Bob Goldstein, Vice Provost, Institutional Research

Wayne Hall, DPS

Jeanell Hughes, Human Resources

Kim Maffet, Athletics

Kim Noltemeyer, Staff Senate

Angela Taylor, Assistant Provost and Assistant Dean of Students

Mordean Taylor-Archer, Vice Provost for Diversity

Nancy Theriot, Women’s and Gender Studies

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