Per the PCOSUW By-laws (3/14/19) the membership and committees of the commission are formed as follows:

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Flowchart of the Commission

By Position By Constituency
VOICE Center Coordinator Dean
Senior Diversity and Inclusion Officer Department Head/Chair/Director
Women’s & Gender Studies Chair MSU Extension
Women’s Center Director MSU-Billings
Office of Institutional Equity (inclusive of Title IX Coordinator) MSU-Northern
Chief Human Resources Officer Great Falls College MSU
Senior Women Athletic person All Staff Council
Women’s Faculty Caucus Chair Faculty Senate
Diversity Awareness Office Director Associated Students of MSU
Center for Faculty Excellence Graduate Student Council
Past Chair/co-chairs of PCOSUW  
Chair/co-chairs of PCOSUW  
Family Advocate  
Office for Planning & Analysis, equity data analyst  

Other members may be appointed annually, as need, by the Chair/Co-chair. Examples include: Career Services, Research Faculty, Community Member, PI of the ADVANCE grant, Union Representative(s).

Chairs & Committees
Appointed by the President Executive Committee Standing Committees

Selected from the University faculty/staff community

Chair/Co-Chair elect:

Selected from the University faculty/staff community

Chair/Co-Chair of Commission

Chair/Co-chair-Elect of Commission

Standing Committee Chairs





     Nominations (Chair: Past Chair/Co-chair)

     Policy Review

     Ad hoc*


Other Members:  may be appointed for 2-year terms and may be reappointed as needed by Chairs or President

1.Committee Chairs are elected every two years from the Commission membership

2.Committee members can be appointed from outside the Commission membership

*Ad-Hoc Committees can be appointed by the Executive Committee as needed.