Working Groups

Working Group 1

Attract and Retain the Best Talent and to Develop Leaders in Health and Human Sciences: Faculty, Staff and Students

Co-Chairs

Other Members

  • Aubrey Adams (Undergraduate Student, HDFS)
  • Regan Bailey (NUTR)
  • Denise Buhrmester (HHS Communications)
  • Lily Darbishire (Graduate Student, NUTR)
  • Jen Fecher (HHS Student Services/HK Academic Advisor)
  • Diane Hountz (NUR)
  • Shauna Stapleton (PUBH)
  • Elizabeth Strickland (SLHS)
  • Sandra Sydnor (HTM)
  • Ellen Wells (HSCI)

Scheduling support staff: Brenda Fisher

Working Group 2

Advance Research to Improve Health, Relationships, Communities and Quality of Life (this includes doctoral education)

Co-Chairs

Other Members

  • Sharon Christ (HDFS)
  • Jason Cannon (HSCI)
  • Heather Eicher-Miller (NUTR)
  • Zach Hass (NUR)
  • Xinran Lehto (HTM)
  • Jim Priest (HHS Development)
  • Bruno Roseguini (HK)
  • Audrey Ruple (PUBH)
  • Kim Sagendorf (HHS Admin Support)
  • Nicole Witluhm (PSY)

Scheduling support staff: Kim Sagendorf

Working Group 3

Enrich the Residential Student Experience to Enable Graduates to Excel in Careers – classroom teaching, research in labs, clinical experiences, internships and study abroad (this refers to both graduate and undergraduate students).

Co-Chairs

Other Members

  • Dinah Dalder (NUTR)
  • Andrea DeMaria (PUBH)
  • Heather Dykes (HHS Student Services)
  • Jennifer Freeman (HSCI)
  • Scott Lawrance (HK)
  • Maggie Leitch (HTM)
  • Larry Leonard (SLHS)
  • Kristine Marceau (HDFS)
  • Anna Staltari (Student)
  • Amanda Ward (NUR)

Scheduling support staff: Brenda Fisher

Working Group 4

Create Online Programs – develop targeted programs to enhance accessibility, to serve work force needs and to provide professional development opportunities alumni.

Co-Chairs

Other Members

  • Jay Burgess (NUTR)
  • Anita Dale (HTM)
  • Jonathon Day (HTM)
  • Attila Hertelendy (PUBH)
  • Kim Kinzig (PSY)
  • Georgia Malandraki (SLHS)
  • Emilie Maurais (PUBH)
  • Susan Modlin (NUR)
  • Amanda Ward (NUR)
  • Natasha Watkins (HDFS)

Scheduling support staff: Kim Sagendorf

Working Group 5

Engage Locally, Nationally, Globally and Sustainably to Improve Health and Human Functioning

Co-Chairs

Other Members

  • Joshua Alexander (SLHS)
  • Laura Bowers (NUTR)
  • Nilupa Gunaratna (PUBH)
  • Erin Hennes (PSY)
  • M.Erin Hoying (NUR)
  • Sa Liu (HSCI)
  • German Posada (HDFS)
  • Libby Richards (NUR)
  • Stephanie Woodcox (NUR)
  • Lane Yahiro (HK)

Scheduling support staff: Carmen Morrow

Working Group 6

Model a Climate of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Acceptance

Co-Chairs

Other Members

  • Brittany Mihalec Adkins (student)
  • Marie Allsopp (NUTR)
  • Steve Amireault (HK)
  • Ximena Arriaga (PSY)
  • Michele Baker (HHS Extension)
  • Jorge Banda (PUBH)
  • Naomi Bechtold (HHS Extension)
  • Lezah Brown-Ellington (Alumna)
  • Erin Hennes (PSY)
  • Jiyeon Lee (SLHS)
  • Sonina Hernández Mikkelsen (HSCI)
  • Susan Modlin (NUR)
  • Annemarie Niceley (HTM)
  • Lisa Prince (Student)
  • Melissa Swathwood (NUR)
  • Zoe Taylor (HDFS)
  • Sara Yung (Student)

Scheduling support staff: Carmen Morrow

Working Group 7

Create a Culture of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement

Co-Chairs

Other Members

  • Nancy Edwards (NUR)
  • Gerry Hyner (PSY)
  • Roxanne Martin (NUR)
  • Brandt Patz (HHS Development)
  • Jim Schweitzer (HSCI)
  • Jennifer Simpson (SLHS)

Scheduling support staff: Brenda Fisher

Legend

HDFS: Human Development and Family Studies

HK: Health and Kinesiology

HSCI: Health Sciences

HTM: Hospitality and Tourism Management

NUR: Nursing

NUTR: Nutrition Science

PSY: Psychological Sciences

PUBH: Public Health

SLHS: Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences