Operations Council

The Operations Council develops guiding principles, policies and procedures that move campus infrastructure and operations toward fiscal, operational and environmental sustainability. The council serves as a forum for operations groups within OSU-Cascades.

Committees

Art on Campus

Yong Bakos
Christine Coffin
Erin Feeney
Kiel Fletcher
Tessa Moody
Sarah Fay Philips
Steve Pitman
Erin Rook
Lauren Seiffert
Kristin Steinke (Chair)
Jon Vlasak

Sustainability

Casey Bergh (Co-Chair)
Christine Coffin
Ben McCraw
Bryce Mitchell
Steve Pitman
Matt Shinderman
Kelly Smith
Kyle Webb (Co-Chair)
Kirsten Weiss

Campus Safety

Scott Geddes
Colin Gotcher
Jay Gray
Joseph Hallums (Chair)
Sean Jensen
Brady Lyons
Daniel Miles
Bryce Mitchell
Rebecca Pannaman
Steve Pitman
Erin Rook
Rodney Scinto
Sara Seifert
Kelly Smith
Shane Voudren
Wen Wick

Accessibility Committee

Maribeth Erlich
Steve Pitman
Diane Pritchard (Chair)
Erin Rook

Teaching Lab Safety

Pat Ball
Jeff Gautschi
Scott Geddes (Chair)
Rebecca Pannaman
Ron Reuter
Ryan Scheirer
Kristina Smith
Silas Towne

Academic Building 2 Planning Committee

Neil Browne
Kiel Fletcher
Scott Geddes
Julie Gess-Newsome
Konnie Handschuch
Andrew Hawley
Shannon Lipscomb
Jarrod Penttila
Steve Pitman (Chair)
Christine Pollard
Jane Reynolds
Kelly Sparks
Lori Waters
Amy Watson
Rebecca Webb

Student Success Center Planning Committee

Rachel Dudley
Blair Garland
Andrew Hawley
Laura Kloss
Kira Lueck
Dianna McGinnis
Sarah Fay Philips
Brian Palmer
Jarrod Penttila
Steve Pitman (Chair)
Diane Pritchard
Erin Rook
Kelly Smith
Kelly Sparks
Sharon Van Dusen
Lori Waters

OSU-Cascades Safety Committee

Academic Faculty Council

The Academic Faculty Council reviews curriculum in order to implement the long-range educational mission and ensure high quality academic programs for students. It recommends new degree programs and changes to existing programs, and coordinates a balance of academic programs for the campus.

COMMITTEES

Curriculum Committee

Windy Adoretti
Pat Ball
Natalie Dollar
Patrick Donnelly
Julie Gess-Newsome
Blair Garland
Andrew Ketsdever
Adam Krynicki
Terri Libert
Dianna McGinnis
Carolyn Platt (Chair)
Christine Pollard
Brittany Preston
Ron Reuter
Jane Reynolds
Norm Rush
Kelly Sparks
Kara Witzke

Program Lead Committee

Yong Bakos
Pat Ball
Neil Browne
Natalie Dollar
Kiel Fletcher
Amy O'Hana
Michael Gassner
Scott Geddes
Julie Gess-Newsome (Chair)
Jenna Goldsmith
Andrew Ketsdever
Dennis Lynn
Erika McCalpine
Todd Montgomery
Sarah Fay Philips
Carolyn Platt
Geoff Raynak
Ron Reuter
Rachael Schuetz
Peter Sparks
Becca Webb
Kara Witzke

Research Excellence

Bahman Abbasi
Heather Broughton
Christine Coffin
Jeff Gautschi
Michael Giamellaro
Andrew Ketsdever
Brianne Kothari
Adam Krynicki
Kreg Lindberg
Elizabeth Marino
Matt Orr (Chair)
Ryan Reese
Dina Ribbink
Amy Watson

Teaching Excellence

Pablo Baldivieso
Tim Burnett (Co-Chair)
Jesse Chaney
Melisa DeMeyer
Seth Ganzhorn
Melinda Knapp
Jeremy Shaw
Peter Sparks
Kara Witzke (Co-Chair)
Kyle Webb

K-12 Partnership Task Force

Yong Bakos (Chair)
Melisa DeMeyer
Erin Feeney
Michael Giamellaro
Jill Hubbard
Melinda Knapp
Nathan Moses
Ryan Scheirer
Rachel Schuetz
Silas Towne
Kim Vierra

Industry Outreach Task Force

Yong Bakos (Chair)
Pablo Baldivieso
Christophe Lanaud
Todd Montgomery
Geoff Raynak
Ryan Scheirer
Jeremy Shaw
Kim Vierra
Becca Webb

Co-Curricular Council

The Co-Curricular Council evaluates, reviews and establishes non-academic and co-curricular learning and student engagement opportunities in order to ensure alignment with OSU and OSU-Cascades’ mission, goals and institutional learning outcomes. It recommends the new student success programs and changes in existing programs.

COMMITTEES

Commencement Committee
Nathan Moses (Chair)
Christine Coffin
Briane Palmer
Diane Pritchard
Jane Reynolds
Kelly Smith

First Year Experience

Apolo Aguirre
Aidas Banaitis
Julia Conrad
Kiel Fletcher
Andrew Hawley
Satoris Howe
Laura Kloss
Hannah Kuehl
Kristen Martin
Zola Nkansah
Sarah Fay Philips
Erin Rook
Kelly Smith (Co-Chair)
Amy Snyder
Peter Sparks
Kara Witzke (Co-Chair)

Staff Executive Council

The Staff Executive Council represents the staff at-large and makes staff-related recommendations to the Leadership Team.

COMMITTEES

Campus Culture Committee

Apolo Aguirre
Yong Bakos
Julia Conrad
Nick Dahl
Rachel Dudley
Amy O'Hana
Marta Givens
Andrew Hawley
Dennis Lynn (Co-Chair)
Carmen Martinez
Kate Moses
Nathan Moses
Ryan Scheirer
Rachel Schuetz
Kristin Steinke
Lori Waters (Co-Chair)
Kara Witzke