Committees

2018-2019 Committee Assignments

Any corrections/changes, please contact Elaine Mattes, Office of the Vice President and Dean, at 621-7621. More information about UA committees can be found at the UA Faculty Governance website.

Jim Hunt, Career and Academic Services - chair

Angela Taylor, Family and Consumer Sciences

Nancy Rodriguez Lorta, Career and Academic Services - ex officio

Parker Antin, Associate Vice President for Research

Shane Burgess, Vice President for Agriculture, Life and Veterinary Sciences, and Cooperative Extension

Jim Davis, Development, Alumni, Advocacy and Corporate Relations

Kevin Fitzsimmons, Director, International Initiatives

Mitch McClaran, Associate Director, Experiment Station Strategy - Rangelands

Jean McLain, CALS Assistant Dean for Faculty Advancement

Matt Rahr, Communications and Cyber Technologies

Jeffrey Ratje, Associate Vice President for Finance, Administration and Operations

Jeff Silvertooth, Director, UA Cooperative Extension

Ursula Schuch, chair, Diversity and Inclusiveness Council

Mike Staten, Bart Cardon Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Career Development

Gary Thompson, chair, CALS Unit Heads

Jennifer Yamnitz, Career and Academic Services

Brian Berrellez - chair

Kelly Arizmendi

Susanna Eden

Dava Jondall

Heather Roberts-Wrenn

Nancy Rodriguez Lorta

Jeffrey Ratje - ex officio

Appointed Professionals Council website

Jennifer Ricketts, Nutritional Sciences - chair

Betsy Arnold, Plant Sciences

Randy Burd, Nutritional Sciences

Jim Hunt, Family and Consumer Sciences

Matt Mars, Agricultural Education

Mitch McClaran, Natural Resources and the Environment

Dennis Ray, Plant Sciences

Bobby Torres, Agricultural Education

Paul Wilson, Agricultural and Resource Economics

Tom Wilson, Soil, Water and Environmental Science and Honors College

Cardon Academy for Teaching Excellence website

Dennis Ray, Plant Sciences - chair

Emily Butler, Graduate Council Representative

Wendy Davis, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences - Race Track Industry Program

Jeff Fehmi, Natural Resources and the Environment

Kelly Jackson, Nutritional Sciences - Dietetics

Darin Knapp, Family and Consumer Sciences

John Koprowski, Graduate Council Representative

Xianchun Li, Entomology

Amber Rice, Agricultural Education

Jennifer Ricketts, Nutritional Sciences - General and General Education Representative

Dari Trujillo, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences - Microbiology

Dari Trujillo, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences - Veterinary Science

Peter Waller, Biosystems Engineering

Jim Walworth Soil, Water and Environmental Science

Na Zuo, Agricultural and Resource Economics

tba, Undergraduate Student Representative

tba, Graduate Student Representative

Jim Hunt, Career and Academic Services - ex officio

Fiona McCarthy, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences - chair

Mike Crimmins, Soil, Water and Environmental Science

Eric Lyons, Plant Sciences

Katy Prudic, Entomology

Matt Rahr, Communications and Cyber Technologies

Jeremy Weiss, Natural Resources and the Environment

Cyberinfrastructure Advisory Group website

Murat Kacira, Biosystems Engineering - chair

Mark Beilstein, Plant Sciences - co-chair

Melissa Barnett, Family and Consumer Sciences

Matt Mars, Agricultural Education

Donato Romagnolo, Nutritional Sciences

Todd Schlenke, Entomology

Russell Tronstad, Agricultural and Resource Economics

Markus Tuller, Soil, Water and Environmental Science

Willem van Leeuwen, Natural Resources and the Environment

Gayatri Vedantam, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Parker Antin, Associate Vice President for Research

Sangita Pawar, Assistant Vice President for Research

Dean's Research Advisory Committee website

Ursula Schuch, Plant Sciences - chair

Maria del Carmen Aranguren, Communications and Cyber Technologies

Traci Armstrong Florian, Cooperative Extension

Zelieann Craig, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Dawn Gouge, Entomology

Alex Hu, Plant Sciences

Angela Kaczowka, Agricultural Education

Luise King, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Darin Knapp, Family and Consumer Sciences

Erin Korte, Plant Sciences

Ashlee Linares-Gaffer, Nutritional Sciences

Stuart Marsh, Natural Resources and the Environment

Cathy Martinez, Cooperative Extension

Jackie Maximillian, Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences

Melissa Merrick, Natural Resources and the Environment

Heather Roberts-Wrenn, Division Business Services

Nancy Rodrigues-Lorta, CALS Advising and Student Services

Trent Teegerstrom, Agricultural and Resource Economics

Aaron Tevik, Biosystems Engineering

Diversity & Inclusiveness Council website

Shane Burgess
Vice President, Agriculture, Life and Veterinary Sciences, and Cooperative Extension
Charles-Sander Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Director, Arizona Experiment Station

Parker Antin
Associate Vice President for Research, Agriculture, Life and Veterinary Sciences, and Cooperative Extension
Associate Dean, Research, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Jeffrey Ratje
Associate Vice President for Finance, Administration and Operations, Agriculture, Life and Veterinary Sciences, and Cooperative Extension
Treasurer, Arizona Experiment Station

Jeff Silvertooth
Director, UA Cooperative Extension
Associate Dean, Economic Development, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Mike Staten
Bart Cardon Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Career Development

Executive Council website

Marc Orbach, Plant Sciences - chair

David Baltrus, Plant Sciences - vice chair

Kamel Didan, Biosystems Engineering

Charles Gerba, Soil, Water and Environmental Science

Sabrina Helm, Family and Consumer Sciences (CALS Faculty Senate Representative)

Melanie Hingle, Nutritional Sciences (CALS Faculty Senate Representative)

Jia Hu, Natural Resources and the Environment

Kelly Jackson, Nutritional Sciences

Edward Martin, Biosystems Engineering (CALS Faculty Senator at Large)

Luciano Matzkin, Entomology

Fiona McCarthy, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Ayman Mostafa, Maricopa County Cooperative Extension

Timothy Ottusch, Family and Consumer Sciences

Tauhidur Rahman, Agricultural and Resource Economics

Amber Rice, Agricultural Education

Donato Romagnolo, Nutritional Sciences (CALS Faculty Senator at Large)

Steve Smith, Natural Resources and the Environment

Katie Speirs, Family and Consumer Sciences

J. Scott Wilbur, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Faculty Council website

Sabrina Helm, Senator representing CALS, Family and Consumer Sciences

Melanie Hingle, Senator representing CALS, Nutritional Sciences

James Hunt, Senator representing CALS, Career and Academic Services

Edward Martin, Senator-at-Large, Maricopa County Cooperative Extension

Dennis Ray, Ex officio Chair, Undergraduate Council, Plant Sciences

Donato Romagnolo, Senator-at-Large, Nutritional Sciences

Patricia Stock, Senator-at-Large, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences/Entomology

Faculty Senate Representation by CALS website

Todd Schlenke (Biological Sciences), Entomology, term ends 12/2019 - chair

Satheesh Aradhyula (Social Sciences), Agricultural and Resources Economics, term ends 12/2021

David Breshears (Natural Sciences), Natural Resources and the Environment, term ends 12/2020

Melissa Delgado (Social Sciences), Family and Consumer Sciences, term ends 12/2020

Craig Rasmussen (Natural Sciences), Soil, Water and Environmental Science, term ends 12/2020

Sadhana Ravishankar (Biological Sciences), Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences, term ends 12/2019

Jennifer Teske (Biological Sciences), Nutritional Sciences, term ends 12/2021

Michael Ottman, Plant Sciences, term ends 6/2020 - chair

Rick Gibson, Pinal County Cooperative Extension, term ends 6/2020 - vice chair

Larry Howery, Natural Resources and the Environment, term ends 6/2021

Christopher Jones, Gila County Cooperative Extension, term ends 6/2020

Michael Matheron, Plant Sciences, term ends 6/2020

Trent Teegerstrom, Agricultural and Resource Economics, term ends 6/2021

Jim Walworth, Soil, Water and Environmental Science, term ends 6/2021

Craig Rasmussen, Soil, Water and Environmental Science, term ends 6/2019 - chair

Jeffrey Fehmi, Natural Resources and the Environment, term ends 6/2020 - vice chair

Betsy Arnold, Plant Sciences, term ends 6/2019

Emily Butler, Family and Consumer Sciences, term ends 6/2021

Bonnie Colby, Agricultural and Resource Economics, term ends 6/2020

Jeong-Yeol Yoon, Biosystems Engineering, term ends 6/2019

David Bogner, Communications and Cyber Technologies

Joanne Gonzalez-Eader, Development, Alumni, Advocacy and Corporate Relations

Sangita Pawar, Research Administration

Dennis Ray, Plant Sciences

Ursula Schuch, Plant Sciences

Elaine Mattes, ALVSCE Administration - ex officio

Robert Lanza, Family and Consumer Sciences - chair

Edith Angulo, Soil, Water and Environmental Science

Bernadette Capossela, Water Resources Research Center

Richard DeGuzman, Plant Sciences

Trudy Morrow, Nutritional Sciences

Adriana Prado, Division Business Services

Kevin Teres, Division Business Services - treasurer

Amanda Zaman, Family and Consumer Sciences - secretary

Elaine Mattes, ALVSCE Administration - ex officio

Staff Council website

Robert Torres, Agricultural Education - chair

Rivka Fidel (Soils), Soil, Water and Environmental Science

Ed Franklin (Agricultural Mechanics), Agricultural Education

Sam Garcia (Meats Evaluation), Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Betsy Greene (Horse Evaluation & Selection), Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Gene Hall (Entomology), Entomology

Larry Howery (Range Management), Natural Resources and the Environment

Chris Jones/Ken Apostol (Forestry), Natural Resources and the Environment

Luise King (Veterinary Technology), Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Carmen McConnel (Livestock Evaluation & Selection), Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Quint Molina (Student Chairs/Volunteers), Agricultural Education

Mike Ottman (Agronomy & Field Crop Management), Plant Sciences

Amber Rice/Matt Mars (Job Interview), Agricultural Education

Ursula Schuch (Nursery/Landscape), Plant Sciences

Trent Teegerstrom (Agricultural Business Management), Agricultural and Resource Economics

Kelly Jackson, Nutritional Sciences - chair

Wendy Davis, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Felicia Frontain, Family and Consumer Sciences

Kathleen (Katie) Hughes, Natural Resources and the Environment

Jim Hunt, Career and Academic Services

Paige Jacobson, Family and Consumer Sciences

Darin Knapp, Family and Consumer Sciences

John Koprowski, Natural Resources and the Environment

Kathleen Landeen, Soil, Water and Environmental Science

Quintin Molina, Agricultural Education

Dennis Ray, Plant Sciences

Donald Slack, Biosystems Engineering

Kristina Souders, Entomology

Gary Thompson, Agricultural and Resource Economics

Mike Staten, Career and Academic Services - ex officio

Quintin Molina, Agricultural Education

Horst Dieter Steklis, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Tanya Quist, Plant Sciences