President's Executive Council


Name Position Represents
Cruzado, Waded Chair President
Adams, Daniel Ex officio Institutional Audit & Advisory Services
Bader, Jeff Ex officio External Relations/Extension
Defa, Dennis Ex officio Human Resources
Boyer, Charles Ex officio Agricultural Experiment Station
Sheehan, Jerry Ex officio Information Technology
Ellig, Tracy Ex officio University Communications
Fastnow, Chris Ex officio Planning and Analysis
Fields, Peter Ex officio Athletics
Grimes, Kate Ex officio Institutional Equity
Leist, Terry Ex officio Admin & Finance
Kearns, Chris Ex officio Student Success
Murray, Chris Ex officio Foundation
Reijo Pera, Renee Ex officio Research
Potvin, Martha Ex officio Academic Affairs
Peterson, Kellie Ex officio Legal Counsel
Hammett, Maggie Staff President's Office


Advise President on university issues.




Voting Ex Officio Members: Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs; Vice President for Research, Creativity and Technology Transfer; Vice President for Administration and Finance; Vice President for Student Success; Director, Legal Counsel; Director, Planning and Analysis; Executive Director, University Communications; Director, Institutional Equity; Director, Agricultural Experiment Station; Chief Information Officer; Chief Human Resources Officer; Director, Athletics; Director, Extension; Director, External Relations; Direcor, Institutional Audit & Advisory Services; Executive Officer; Special Assistant to the President; Support staff person, President's Office.

Length of Term

Term of office

Appointed By



Current-- Waded Cruzado

Title-- President

Appointed By-- Position

Length of Term-- Term of office

Advisory To


Reports Due

As required