University Senate | Senators

2017-18 University Senate

Eric KalerPresident Eric Kaler, chair, University/Faculty Senate

ekaler@umn.edu

 

 

Catherine FrenchCatherine French, vice chair, University/Faculty Senate

Civil, Environmental & Geo-Engineering
College of Science and Engineering
cfrench@umn.edu

 

Professor Joseph KonstanJoseph Konstan, chair, Senate/Faculty Consultative Committee

Computer Science & Engineering
College of Science and Engineering
konstan@umn.edu

 

Greta Friedemann-SanchezGreta Friedmann-Sanchez, vice chair, Senate/Faculty Consultative Committee

Global Policy
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
fried0013@umn.edu

 

Shantal PaiShantal Pai, chair, Student Senate/Student Consultative Committee

paixx051@umn.edu

 

 

Catherine St. HillCatherine St. Hill, chair, P&A Consultative Committee

Research & Graduate Studies
College of Pharmacy
sthil001@umn.edu

 

Ian RinggenbergIan Ringgenberg, chair-elect, P&A Consultative Committee

Honors Advising
University Honors
imr@umn.edu

 

Raymond MunoRaymond Muno, chair, Civil Service Consultative Committee

Aerospace Engineering
College fo Science and Engineering
muno@umn.edu

 

Becky NelsonBecky Nelson, chair-elect, Civil Service Consultative Committee

Information Technology Systems & Services
University of Minnesota, Duluth
rmnelson@d.umn.edu

 

Abimbola AsojoAbimbola Asojo, FCC/SCC member

Design, Housing & Apparel
College of Design
aasojo@umn.edu

 

Robert BlairRobert Blair, FCC/SCC member

Fisheries, Wildlife & Conservation Biology
College of Food, Agricultural & Natural Resource Sciences
blairrb@umn.edu

 

Sheri BreenSheri Breen, FCC/SCC member

Political Science
University of Minnesota, Morris
breens@umn.edu

 

Tabitha Grier-ReedTabitha Grier-Reed, FCC/SCC member

Family Social Science
College of Education and Human Development
grier001@umn.edu

 

Peggy NelsonPeggy Nelson, FCC/SCC member

Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences
College of Liberal Arts
nelso477@umn.edu

 

Ned PattersonNed Patterson, FCC/SCC member

Veterinary Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
patte037@umn.edu

 

Amy PittengerAmy Pittenger, FCC/SCC member

Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems
College of Pharmacy
alp@umn.edu

 

Peter TiffinPeter Tiffin, FCC/SCC member

Plant and Microbial Biology
College of Biological Sciences
ptiffin@umn.edu

 

Faculty

Carlson School of Management

Frank GiglerFrank Gigler, senator

Accounting
gigle003@umn.edu

 

 

George JohnGeorge John, senator

Marketing
johnx001@umn.edu

 

College of Biological Sciences

Mark BeeMark Bee, senator

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior
mbee@umn.edu

 

 

Sue GibsonSue Gibson, senator

Plant and Microbial Biology
gibso043@umn.edu

 

 

Georgiana MayGeorgiana May, senator

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior
gmay@umn.edu

 

 

Anke ReindersAnke Reinders, senator

Plant and Microbial Biology
anke@umn.edu

 

College of Continuing Education

To be named

College of Design

Carol WaldronCarol Waldron, senator

Design, Housing, and Apparel
cwaldron@umn.edu

 

College of Education and Human Development

Patricia AveryPatricia Avery, senator

Curriculum and Instruction
avery001@umn.edu

 

 

Kathleen CramerKathleen Cramer, senator

STEM Education Center
crame013@umn.edu

 

 

Irene DuranczykIrene Duranczyk, senator

CEHD Dean's Office
duran026@umn.edu

 

 

Lori HelmanLori Helman, senator

Curriculum and Instruction
lhelman@umn.edu

 

 

Margaret KellyMargaret Kelly, senator

Family Social Science
deleh003@umn.edu

 

 

Kendall KingKendall King, senator

Curriculum and Instruction
kendall@umn.edu

 

 

Elizabeth LightfootElizabeth Lightfoot, senator

Social Work
elightfo@umn.edu

 

 

Steven YussenSteven Yussen, senator

Institute of Child Development
syussen@umn.edu

 

College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences

Melania FigueroaMelania Figueroa, senator

Plant Pathology
figue031@umn.edu

 

 

Gary GardnerGary Gardner, senator

Horticultural Science
ggardner@umn.edu

 

 

Stephen KellsStephen Kells, senator

Entomology
kells002@umn.edu

 

 

Matthew RussellMatthew Russell, senator

Forest Resources
russellm@umn.edu

 

 

Chery SmithChery Smith, senator

Food Science and Nutrition
csmith@umn.edu

 

 

Peter SnyderPeter Snyder, senator

Soil, Water and Climate
pksnyder@umn.edu

 

 

Eric WatkinsEric Watkins, senator

Horticultural Science
ewatkins@umn.edu

 

College of Liberal Arts

Peter CampionPeter Campion, senator

English
pcampion@umn.edu

 

 

Michael GallopeMichael Gallope, senator

Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature
mgallope@umn.edu

 

 

Michael GaudioMichael Gaudio, senator

Art History
gaudio@umn.edu

 

 

Profile IconMeredith Gill, senator

Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature
gill@umn.edu

 

 

Elizabeth KautzElizabeth Kautz, senator

CLA Language Center
kautz001@umn.edu

 

 

Betsy KerrBetsy Kerr, senator

French and Italian
bjkerr@umn.edu

 

 

Michael KimMichael Kim, senator

Music
mikim@umn.edu

 

 

Jeylan MortimerJeylan Mortimer, senator

Sociology
morti002@umn.edu

 

 

Profile IconFrancisco Ocampo, senator

Spanish and Portuguese
focampo@umn.edu

 

 

Profile IconSonali Pahwa, senator

Theatre Arts and Dance
pahwa007@umn.edu

 

 

Profile IconPaula Pentel, senator

Geography, Environment, and Society
pent0006@umn.edu

 

 

Matthew RahaimMatthew Rahaim, senator

Music
mrahaim@umn.edu

 

 

Arun SaldanhaArun Saldanha, senator

Geography, Environment, and Society
saldanha@umn.edu

 

 

Robert SchlauchRobert Schlauch, senator

Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences
schla001@umn.edu

 

 

Profile IconThomas Wolfe, senator

History
wolfe023@umn.edu

 

 

Yuhong YangYuhong Yang, senator

Statistics
yangx374@umn.edu

 

College of Pharmacy

Barry FinzelBarry Finzel, senator

Medicinal Chemistry
finze007@umn.edu

 

College of Science and Engineering

Daniel Cronin-HennessyDaniel Cronin-Hennessy, senator

Physics and Astronomy
croni028@umn.edu

 

 

Steve KoesterSteven Koester, senator

Electrical and Computer Engineering
skoester@umn.edu

 

 

David KohlstedtDavid Kohlstedt, senator

Geology and Geophysics
dlkohl@umn.edu

 

 

Kevin LederKevin Leder, senator

Mechanical Engineering
lede0024@umn.edu

 

 

Ellen LongmireEllen Longmire, senator

Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
longmire@umn.edu

 

 

Katsumi MatsumotoKatsumi Matsumoto, senator

Geology and Geophysics
katsumi@umn.edu

 

 

Gopalan NadathurGopalan Nadathur, senator

Computer Science and Engineering
nadat001@umn.edu

 

 

Nikolaos PapanikolopoulosNikolaos Papanikolopoulos, senator

Computer Science and Engineering
papan001@umn.edu

 

 

Marco PelosoMarco Peloso, senator

Physics and Astronomy
peloso@umn.edu

 

 

Valerie PierreValerie Pierre, senator

Chemistry
pierre@umn.edu

 

 

Clement PrykeClement Pryke, senator

Physics and Astronomy
cspryke@umn.edu

 

 

Claudia ScarlataClaudia Scarlata, senator

Physics and Astronomy
mscarlat@umn.edu

 

 

Lian ShenLian Shen, senator

Mechanical Engineering
shen@umn.edu

 

 

Carol ShieldCarol Shield, senator

Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering
ckshield@umn.edu

 

College of Veterinary Medicine

Al BeitzAl Beitz, senator

Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
beitz001@umn.edu

 

 

Rebecca DaviesRebecca Davies, senator

Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
rdavies@umn.edu

 


James MickelsonJames Mickelson, senator

Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
micke001@umn.edu

 

 

Robert WashabauRobert Washabau, senator

Veterinary Population Medicine
washabau@umn.edu

 

Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Deborah LevisonDeborah Levison, senator

Minnesota Population Center
dlevison@umn.edu

 

Law School

Brad KarkkainenBrad Karkkainen, senator

Law
bradk@umn.edu

 

 

Francis ShenFrancis Shen, senator

Law
fxshen@umn.edu

 

Libraries

Erik MooreErik Moore, senator

University Archives
moore144@umn.edu

 

 

Elizabeth WeinfurterElizabeth Weinfurter, senator

Health Sciences Library
eweinfur@umn.edu

 

Medical School

Ioanna ApostolidouIoanna Apostolidou, senator

Anesthesiology
apost015@umn.edu

 

 

Gregory BeilmanGregory Beilman, senator

Surgery
beilm001@umn.edu

 

Kumar BelaniKumar Belani, senator

Anesthesiology
belan001@umn.edu

 

 

Lynne BemisLynne Bemis, senator

Biomedical Sciences
ltbemis@d.umn.edu

 

 

Maneesh BhargavaManeesh Bhargava, senator

Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
bharg005@umn.edu

 

 

Peter BittermanPeter Bitterman, senator

Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
bitte001@umn.edu

 

 

Paul BohjanenPaul Bohjanen, senator

Microbiology
bohja001@umn.edu

 

 

Scott DehmScott Dehm, senator

Masonic Cancer Center
dehm@umn.edu

 

 

Marna EricsonMarna Ericson, senator

Dermatology
erics004@umn.edu

 

 

Jerry FroelichJerry Froelich, senator

Radiology
froel005@umn.edu

 

 

Daniel GarryDaniel Garry, senator

Lillehei Heart Institute
garry@umn.edu

 

 

Hyun KimHyun Kim, senator

Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
kimxx015@umn.edu

 

 

Mojca KoniaMojca Konia, senator

Anesthesiology
konia012@umn.edu

 

 

Steven McLoonSteven McLoon, senator

Neuroscience
mcloons@umn.edu

 

 

Kaz NelsonKaz Nelson, senator

Psychiatry
kjnelson@umn.edu

 

 

Jan NorranderJan Norrander, senator

Genetics, Cell Biology and Development
norra001@umn.edu

 

 

Gulin OzGulin Oz, senator

Center for Magnetic Resonance Research
ozxxx001@umn.edu

 

 

Angela Panoskaltis-MortariAngela Panoskaltis-Mortari, senator

Pediatrics
panos001@umn.edu

 

 

Mary PorterMary Porter, senator

Genetics, Cell Biology and Development
porte001@umn.edu

 

 

Marc PritzkerMarc Pritzker, senator

Cardiology
pritz001@umn.edu

 

 

Michel SandersMichel Sanders, senator

Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics
sande001@umn.edu

 

 

Ramu TummalaRamu Tummala, senator

Neurosurgery
tumm0011@umn.edu

 

School of Dentistry

Conrado AparicioConrado Aparicio, senator

Restorative Sciences
apari003@umn.edu

 

 

Sandra MyersSandra Myers, senator

Diagnostic and Biological Sciences
myers025@umn.edu

 

 

Julie OlsonJulie Olson, senator

Diagnostic and Biological Sciences
jkolson@umn.edu

 

School of Nursing

Kristine TalleyKristine Talley, senator

Center for Aging Science and Care Innovation
carl0106@umn.edu

 

School of Public Health

John ConnettJohn Connett, senator

Biostatistics
john-c@umn.edu

 

 

Michael OakesJ. Michael Oakes, senator

Epidemiology and Community Health
oakes007@umn.edu

 

University of Minnesota, Crookston

Rob ProulxRob Proulx, senator

Agriculture and Natural Resources
prou0041@crk.umn.edu

 

University of Minnesota, Duluth

To be named

University of Minnesota, Extension

Susanne HinrichsSusanne Hinrichs, senator

Regional Extension Office, Brainerd
hinri110@umn.edu

 

 

Lisa HinzLisa Hinz, senator

Regional Extension Office, Farmington
hinzx001@umn.edu

 

 

Bruce SchwartauBruce Schwartau, senator

Regional Extension Office, Rochester
bwschwar@umn.edu

 

University of Minnesota, Morris

Tammy BerberiTammy Berberi, senator

Humanities
berberit@morris.umn.edu

 

 

Sheri BreenSheri Breen, senator

Social Sciences
breens@morris.umn.edu

 

 

Jennifer DeaneJennifer Deane, senator

Social Sciences
deanej@morris.umn.edu

 

 

Michelle PageMichelle Page, senator

Education
pagem@morris.umn.edu

 

University of Minnesota, Rochester

Rajeev MuthyalaRajeev Muthyala, senator

Chemistry
muthy004@umn.edu

 

Students

Aleksander HolleranAleksander Holleran, vice chair, Student Senate/Student Senate Consultative Committee 

holle270@d.umn.edu

 

 

Adi PenugondaAdi Penugonda, ranking student senator, Student Senate/Student Senate Consultative Committee

penug002@umn.edu

 

 

Nick AmesNick Ames, COGS representative, Student Senate/Student Senate Consultative Committee

amesx083@umn.edu

 

 

 

Taylor CronenTaylor Cronen, RSA representative, Student Senate/Student Senate Consultative Committee

crone017@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconRuby Debellis, MCSA representative, Student Senate/Student Senate Consultative Committee

debel055@morris.umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconBrianna Hanson, MSA representative, Student Senate/Student Senate Consultative Committee

hans5293@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconEthan Johnson, CSA representative, Student Senate/Student Senate Consultative Committee

joh11493@crk.umn.edu

 

 

Crookston

Dalton JavnerDalton Javner, senator

javne006@crk.umn.edu

 

 

 

Ben KoistiBen Koisti, senator

koist012@crk.umn.edu

 

 

Duluth

Mara MukaiMara Mukai, senator, College of Education and Service Professions

mukai004@d.umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconMary Franz, senator, College of Liberal Arts

franz311@d.umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconPersabelle Debela, senator, Labovitz School of Business and Economics

debel062@d.umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconJaime Palmer, senator, School of Fine Arts

palme592@d.umn.edu

 

 

 

Nick AndersonNick Anderson, senator, Swenson College of Science and Engineering

and02800@d.umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconEmilie Ziebarth, senator, Swenson College of Science and Engineering

zieba033@umn.edu

 

 

Morris

Profile IconRachel Evangelisto, senator

evang014@morris.umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconJustice Jensvold, senator

jens1393@morris.umn.edu

 

 

Rochester

Profile IconCharles Brick, senator

brick148@umn.edu

 

 

Twin Cities

Profile IconIan Smith, senator, Carlson School of Management

smit8661@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconLeticia Wamulumba, senator, Carlson School of Management

wamul001@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconAndrea Veloria, senator, College of Biological Sciences

veloi001@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconKelly Wallin, senator, College of Biological Sciences

walli241@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconCJ Griebenow, senator, College of Continuing Education

grieb045@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconQuinessa Stibbins, senator, College of Design

stibb008@umn.edu

 

 

 

Brandyn DemersBrandyn DeMers, senator, College of Education and Human Development

demer042@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconEmily Jordan, senator, College of Education and Human Development

jorda675@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconRyan Machtmes, senator, College of Education and Human Development

macht012@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconAarinola Okelola, senator, College of Education and Human Development

okelo005@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconPeng Peng, senator, College of Food, Agriultural, and Natural Resource Sciences

peng0165@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconGeorge Abdallah, senator, College of Liberal Arts

abdal043@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconJordan Anderson, senator, College of Liberal Arts

and04362@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconDylan Beckwith, senator, College of Liberal Arts

beckw066@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconMax Chu, senator, College of Liberal Arts

chuxx262@umn.edu

 

 

 

Sa KongSa Kong, senator, College of Liberal Arts

kongx275@umn.edu

 

 

 

Lauren MitchellLauren Mitchell, senator, College of Liberal Arts

mitch938@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconHunter Pederson, senator, College of Liberal Arts

pede0438@umn.edu

 

 

 

Chandler PetersonChandler Peterson, senator, College of Liberal Arts

pet00014@umn.edu

 

 

 

Mina KianMina Kian, senator, College of Science and Engineering

kianx006@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconCara Nix, senator, College of Science and Engineering

nixxx179@umn.edu

 

 

 

Carl ThonCarl Thon, senator, College of Science and Engineering

thonx022@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconAndrew Zhou, senator, College of Science and Engineering

zhoux963@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconChristina Larson, senator, College of Veterinary Medicine

larsoncm@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconAshLee Garrett, senator, Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs

smit8385@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconJoshua Preston, senator, Law School

joshuappreston@gmail.com

 

 

 

Profile IconSalman Ikramuddin, senator, Medical School

ikram005@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconScott Koopman, senator, School of Dentistry

koopm055@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconAllie Jeffords, senator, School of Nursing

jeffo004@umn.edu

 

 

 

Profile IconTolulupe Odebunmi, senator, School of Public Health

odebu001@umn.edu

 

 

Academic Professionals & Administrators (P&A)

Jodi Carlson GrebinoskiJodi Carlson Grebinoski, senator

Library and Learnign Resource Services
University of Minnesota, Duluth
jlcarlso@d.umn.edu

 

Troy GoodnoughTroy Goodnough, senator

Academic Administration
University of Minnesota, Morris
good0044@morris.umn.edu

 

Matt ZaskeMatt Zaske, senator

Computing Services
University of Minnesota, Morris
zaskem@morris.umn.edu

Profile IconBen Anderson, senator

Regional Extension Office, Moorhead
University of Minnesota, Extension
and01488@umn.edu

 

Connie BongiornoConnie Bongiorno, senator

Health Sciences Library
Libraries
cbongior@umn.edu

 

Profile IconMia Boos, senator

Degree & Credit Programs
College of Continuing Education
boosx016@umn.edu

 

Katherine DowdKatherine Dowd, senator

Institute for Math and Its Applications
College of Science and Engineering
kdowd@umn.edu

 

Linda EellsLinda Eells, senator

Applied Economics
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
lle@umn.edu

 

Profile IconEdward Eiffler, senator

Spanish & Portuguese
College of Liberal Arts
eiffl002@umn.edu

 

Shannon FarrellShannon Farrell, senator

Natural Resources Library
Libraries
sfarrell@umn.edu

 

Profile IconAnn Hagen, senator

Diagnostic & Biological Sciences
School of Dentistry
hagen055@umn.edu

 

Kevin HaroianKevin Haroian, senator

Psychology
College of Liberal Arts
kharoian@umn.edu

 

Jeremy JenkinsJeremy Jenkins, senator

Digital Technology Center
College of Science and Engineering
jenki136@umn.edu

 

Linda McKeeLinda McKee, senator

Recreation and Wellness
Recreational Sports
lmckee@umn.edu

 

Profile IconPatricia McNutt, senator

Finance
School of Dentistry
mcnut002@umn.edu

 

Joel MixonJoel Mixon, senator

Advising
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
mixon005@umn.edu

 

Profile IconCarol Rachac, senator

Law, Health & the Life Sciences
Law School
crachac@umn.edu

 

Julie RashidJulie Rashid, senator

Library Acquisitions/e-Resources Management
Libraries
jarashid@umn.edu

 

Profile IconSteven Shore, senator

Contract Administration
University Dining Services
spshore@umn.edu

 

Profile IconSusanne Vandergon, senator

Finance
Office of Information Technology
svander@umn.edu

 

Profile IconChristina Wiencke, senator

Student Services
Carlson School of Management
choldvog@umn.edu

 

Profile IconPamela Wilson, senator

Mechanical Engineering
College of Science and Engineering
pwilson@umn.edu

Civil Service

Terry BesemanTerry Beseman, senator

Minitex
Libraries
besematc@umn.edu

 

Molly BendzickMolly Bendzick, senator

Center for Writing
College of Liberal Arts
mollyb@umn.edu

 

Profile IconHongna Bystrom, senator

French and Italian
College of Liberal Arts
hbystrom@umn.edu

 

Colleen DennieColleen Dennie, senator

School of Fine Arts
University of Minnesota, Duluth
cdennie@d.umn.edu

 

Wendy ElvendahlWendy Elvendahl, senator

Radiology
Medical School
welvenda@umn.edu

 

Profile IconSanoa Hagen, senator

Surgery
Medical School
s-hage@umn.edu

 

Profile IconChristopher Herbst, senator

Facilities Management
University Services
herb0069@umn.edu

 

Profile IconMissy Juliette, senator

Financial Services
College of Education and Human Development
mjuliett@umn.edu

 

Kevin KelleyKevin Kelley, senator

Minitex
Libraries
kelle088@umn.edu

 

Profile IconTim Nguyen, senator

Student Health Benefits
Boynton Health Services
nguye143@umn.edu

Duane OrlovskiDuane Orlovski, senator

Medicine Education
Medical School
dorlovsk@umn.edu

 

Jean OttoJean Otto, senator

Integrative Biology and Physiology
Medical School
jotto@umn.edu

 

Profile IconElizabeth Richardson, senator

Epidemiology and Community Health
School of Public Health
erichard@umn.edu

 

Profile IconElizabeth Roberts, senator

Human Resources
egrobert@umn.edu

 

 

Profile IconKim Schultz, senator

Finance and Operations
University of Minnesota, Morris
schultks@morris.umn.edu

 

Profile IconFrancis Strahan, senator

Environmental Health Sciences
School of Public Health
strah001@umn.edu

 

Profile IconHilary Strander, senator

Social Work
College of Education and Human Development
strander@umn.edu

 

Nan ThurstonNan Thurston, senator

Admissions
University of Minnesota, Crookston
thurston@crk.umn.edu

 

Profile IconDouglas Tritschler, senator

Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development
College of Biological Sciences
trits001@umn.edu

 

Profile IconAlan Van den Berghe, senator

MnTAP
School of Public Health
vand0576@umn.edu

Profile IconTerri Wallace, senator

Center for Writing
College of Liberal Arts
tlw@umn.edu