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University Governance Council

Membership; Updated September 17, 2009

Committees

Membership

Name

Position

Represents

Term#

Ends

Lynch, Wes Chair   2 9/10
Lansverk, Marvin Vice Chair   2 9/10
Gough, Gale Admin Assoc   - ----
Bangert, Art Member ED/Education 1 9/10
Bauer, Chris Member Academic Affairs 1 9/12
Bessen, Richard Member AG/Vet Molec Biology 1 9/12
Chen, Chengi Member AG/Research Centers 1 9/12
Cherry, Steve Member LS/Math Sciences 2 9/11
Cranston, Woody Member Research P 9/12
Dettmann, Sheryl Member Adminstrative Offices 1 9/10
Edelman, Adam Member Adminstrative Offices 1 9/12
Eiger, Steve Member LS/Cell Biol & Neurosci 1 9/12
Eitle, Tami Member LS/Sociology & Anthro 1 9/12
Fernbach, Isabelle Member LS/Modern Languages 1 9/12
Fields, Matthew Member LS/Microbiology 1 9/11
Filbin, Nancy Member Student Affairs 1 9/11
Fischer, Andreas Member AG/Plant Sciences 1 9/11
Fleck, Robert Member AG/Ag Econ 1 9/10
Gee, Regina Member AR/Art 1 9/11
Gerlach, Robin Member EN/Chem Engr 1 9/10
Igo, Carl Member AG/Ed 1 9/10
Jacobsen, Barry Member Extension, On Campus 1 9/11
Kaiser, Todd Member EN/Elec & Comp Eng. 1 9/12
Larson, Ben Member Extension, Off Campus 1 9/11
Livingston, Christopher Member AR/Architecture 1 9/11
Locke, William Member LS/Earth Sciences 1 9/12
Meade, Michelle Member LS/Psychology P 9/11
Mokwa, Robert Member EN/Civil Engr 1 9/10
Neumeier, John J. Member LS/Physics P 9/10
Osborne, Sandra Member HHD/Health & Human Development 1 9/11
Pitts, Betsey Member Research 1 9/10
Plumb, Carolyn Member Academic Affairs 1 9/10
Scott, Stacey Member Academic Affairs 1 9/11
Swanson, Erika Member Student Affairs 1 9/12
Tatarka, Julie Member Academic Affairs 1 9/10
Savoie, Philip Member AR/Film & Photography 1 9/12
Schachman, Kathi Member Nursing, Off Campus 1 9/12
Sowell, Bok Member AG/Animal & Range 1 9/11
Waller, Sara Member LS/History & Phil P 9/11
Versaevel, Stephen Member AR/Music P 9/10
Weaver, David K. Member AG/Land Resources 2 9/10
Wisner, Priscilla Member Business 1 9/11
Wojtowicz, Richard Member Libraries 1 9/10
Zhu, Benhai  Member EN/Computer Sci 2 9/10
VACANT Member EN/Mech & Ind Engr 1 9/11
VACANT Member LS/English - -
VACANT Member LS/Chem & Biolchem - -
VACANT Member LS/Ecology - -
VACANT Member Nursing, On Campus - -
VACANT Member LS/Political Science 1  
Anderson, Christina Zapfe Alternate AR/Film & Photography 2 9/12
Beamish, Rollin Alternate AR/Art 1 9/10
Brewer, Tracy Alternate Extension, Off Campus 1 9/11
Caton, Gary Alternate Business 1 9/11
Clark, Jason Alternate Libraries 1 9/10
Downey, Jayne Alternate ED/Education 1 9/10
Eckert, Lisa Alternate LS/English 1 9/10
Halonen, Sandra Alternate LS/Microbiology 2 9/10
Intemann, Kristen Alternate LS/History & Phil 1 9/11
Lei, Ben Alternate AG/Vet Molec Biology 2 9/12
Longcope, Dana Alternate LS/Physics 1 9/11
Marshall, Lucy Alternate AG/Land Resources 2 9/10
Menalled, Fabian Alternate Extension, On Campus 1 9/11
Merzdorf, Christa Alternate LS/Cell Biol & Neurosci 1 9/10
Myers, Scott Alternate LS/Sociology & Anthropology 2 9/10
Moreaux, Shannon Alternate AG/Animal & Range P 9/11
Seymour, Joseph Alternate EN/Chem Engr 2 9/10
Sharrock, Robert Alternate AG/Plant Sciences 1 9/10
Snider, Ross Alternate EN/Elec & Comp Engr 1 9/11
Varricchio, David Alternate LS/Earth Sciences P 9/11
Walker, Russ Alternate LS/Math Sciences 1 9/10
Weaver, Tad Alternate LS/Ecology 2 9/10
Yoo, Year Back Alternate EN/Computer Sci 2 9/11
Yost, Laurel Alternate AR/Music 1 9/10
VACANT Alternate EN/Mech & Ind Engr - -
VACANT Alternate AG/Ag Econ - -
VACANT Alternate LS/Modern Languages - -
VACANT Alternate AR/Architecture - -
VACANT Alternate AG/Ed - -
VACANT Alternate AG/Research Centers - -
VACANT Alternate EN/Civil Engr - -
VACANT Alternate HHD/Health & Hum Dev - -
VACANT Alternate LS/Chem & Biochem - -
VACANT Alternate LS/Political Science - -
VACANT Alternate LS/Psychology - -
VACANT Alternate Nursing, Off Campus - -
VACANT Alternate Nursing, On Campus - -
Fedock, Joseph Ex-officio Academic Affairs/Dean's Council - ----
Gamble, Geoff Ex-officio President - ----
McCoy, Thomas Ex-officio Research - ----
Thane, Kevin Ex-officio CEPAC - Staff Senate - ----
Roloff, Craig Ex-officio Administration - ----
Snyder, Theresa Ex-officio ASMSU President - ----
Yarnell, Allen Ex-officio Student Affairs - ----
VACANT Ex-officio ASMSU - Senator -  
VACANT Ex-officio Asst Deans' Council - ----
VACANT Ex-officio Dean's Council - ----
Charge
Provide a means for faculty, professionals, and administration to interact and to discuss, formulate, and recommend university policy to the appropriate university authority. The Faculty Senate and Professional Council Constitutions describe the powers of the University Governance Council to recommend such policy, always within the constraints of the Montana University System powers as described in the Constitution of the State of Montana.
 
Meetings
 
4:10 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month during the academic year, and otherwise as called by the Chair. All meetings are conducted according to the MSU policy on open meetings.
 
Membership
 
Voting Members: the total current membership of Faculty Senate and of Professional Council. Elected alternates to the regular members may attend and vote in the absence of the members to whom they are alternates.
 
Nonvoting Member: Parliamentarian of University Governance Council.
 
Nonvoting Ex Officio Members: MSU President; Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs; Vice President for Administration and Finance; Vice President for Research, Creativity and Technology Transfer; Vice Provost for Student Affairs; representative of Dean's Council; representative of Assistant Deans' Council; chair of Staff Senate; President of ASMSU (these ex officio members may send a designee); Secretary of University Governance Council.
 
Length of Term
 
Elected members serve concurrent terms with membership in Faculty Senate or Professional Council. P=partial term.
 
Appointed By
 
Elected members are elected by their individual constituencies according to the By-Laws of Faculty Council and Professional Council.
 
Chair
 
Current--Wesley C. Lynch
Title--Professor of Psychology
Appointed By--Elected Chair of Faculty Senate by Faculty Senate membership
Length of Term--One year, from September to September
 
Advisory To
 
Administrators of Montana State University-Bozeman
 
Reports Due
 
A Chair's report is included in the meeting, and minutes of meetings are found on the Faculty Senate web site.
 
Mechanism for Changing This Information
 
Changes may be made to committee structure and information only in accordance with Faculty Council 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.

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