Montana State University

University Governance Council Steering Committee

Membership

Name Position Represents Term# Ends
Lansverk, Marvin Chair Univ Gov Council 2 9/12
Filbin, Nancy Vice Chair Univ Gov Council 1 9/11
Gough, Gale Secretary Univ Gov Council - ----
Filbin, Nancy Chair, PC Professional Council 1 9/11
Neumeier, John Chair Elect, FS Faculty Senate 2 9/12
Lawrence, Martin Member Faculty Senate 2 9/12
Copié, Valerie Member Faculty Senate 1 9/12
Eitle, Tami Member Faculty Senate 2 9/12
Wilkinson, Jeanne Chair Elect, PC Professional Council 1 9/11
Letendre, Diane Ex officio Affirmative Action - ----
Lynch, Wesley Ex officio Past Chair, FS - 9/11
Carucci, Larry Ex officio Chair, Faculty Affairs - 9/11
Jones, Warren Ex officio Chair, UGC Nominating - 9/11
Pitts, Betsey Ex officio Past Chair, PC - 9/11
Bjornson, Blake Ex officio Students - ----

Charge

As the executive committee of the University Governance Council, handle matters relating to agenda of Faculty Senate, Professional Council, and University Governance Council, as well as refer items of business to appropriate standing committees. Act as an emergency advisory council to the President. Serve as a Summer Executive Committee of Faculty Senate, Professional Council, and University Governance Council. Make appointments to administrative and ad hoc committees as necessary, and study the effectiveness of the various committees in performing their assigned functions.

Meetings

Weekly, and/or as called by Chair.

Membership

Voting Members: Three current members of Faculty Senate and one current member of Professional Council.


Voting Ex Officio Members: Chair and Chair Elect of Faculty Senate; Chair and Chair Elect of Professional Council; Chair of Faculty Affairs; Chair of Professional Affairs; Chair of University Governance Council Nominating Committee.

Nonvoting Ex Officio Members: Past Chairs of Faculty Senate and Professional Council; Director of Affirmative Action or designee; President of ASMSU or designee; Secretary and Parliamentarian of University Governance Council.

Length of Term

Members are nominated and appointed by Faculty Senate and Professional Council and serve one year terms.

Appointed By

The three current members of Faculty Senate are nominated/appointed by the Faculty Senate voting membership. The one current member of Professional Council is nominated/appointed by the Professional Council voting membership.

Chair

Current--Wesley Lynch
Title--Professor of Psychology
Appointed By--Position as Chair of University Governance Council
Length of Term--Concurrent with term as Chair of University Governance Council

Advisory To

University Governance Council, Faculty Senate, and Professional Council, as well as to the President.

Reports Due

Reports are made at each Faculty Senate, Professional Council, and University Governance Council meeting and become part of the minutes of those bodies.

Mechanism for Changing This Information

Changes may be made to committee structure and information only in accordance with Faculty Senate and Professional Council Constitution and By-Laws. Authorization of changes comes only through the Secretary to University Governance Council, with the approval of the current Chair and Vice Chair of University Governance Council.


Membership; Updated May 23, 2011