Committees

2021-2022 Committee Assignments

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

Jim Hunt, Career and Academic Services - Chair

Quintin Molina, Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

Nancy Rodriguez Lorta, Career and Academic Services - ex officio

Parker Antin, Associate Vice President for Research

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

Jim Davis, Associate Vice President/Senior Director, Development, Alumni, Advocacy and Corporate Relations

Kevin Fitzsimmons, Director, International Initiatives

Mitch McClaran, Director, Arizona Experiment Station

Jean McLain, CALS Assistant Dean for Faculty Advancement

Matt Rahr, Director, Communications and Cyber Technologies

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

Janis Rutherford, Director, Finance

Bethany Rutledge, Director, Administration and Communications, Office of the Vice President and Dean

Ed Martin, Interim Director, UArizona Cooperative Extension

Laura Scaramella, Chair, CALS Unit Heads

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

Jennifer Yamnitz, Executive Director, Branding and Marketing

Jennifer Ravia, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness - Chair

Kelly Jackson, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness - Vice-Chair

Betsy Arnold, Plant Sciences

Joan Curry, Environmental Science 

Jim Hunt, Family and Consumer Sciences

Darin Knapp, Family and Consumer Sciences

Matt Mars, Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

Dennis Ray, Plant Sciences

Bobby Torres, Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

Cardon Academy for Teaching Excellence website

Dan McDonald, Family and Consumer Sciences, term ends 6/2023 - Chair

Mike Crimmins, Environmental Science, term ends 6/2023

Betsy Greene, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences, term ends 6/2024

John Palumbo, Entomology, term ends 6/2024

Channah Rock, Environmental Science, term ends 6/2024

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

Barry Tickes, Yuma County Cooperative Extension, term ends 6/2023

Evelyn Whitmer, Cochise County Cooperative Extension, term ends 6/2024

Kelly Jackson, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness, Dietetics - Chair

Satheesh Aradhyula, Agricultural and Resource Economics

Joan Curry, Environmental Science

Darin Knapp, Family and Consumer Sciences

Xianchun Li, Entomology

Kirsten Limesand, Graduate Council Representative

Samantha Orchard, Plant Sciences

Stephen Poe, Biosystems Engineering

Katy Prudic, Natural Resources and the Environment

Amber Rice, Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

Dari Trujillo, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Microbiology and Veterinary Science

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, Environmental Science

Eric Lyons, Plant Sciences

Katy Prudic, Natural Resources and the Environment

Matt Rahr, Communications and Cyber Technologies

Jeremy Weiss, Natural Resources and the Environment

Cyberinfrastructure Advisory Group website

Gayatri Vedantam, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Chair - term ends 2022

Rebecca Mosher, Plant Sciences, Co-Chair - term ends 2025

Melissa Barnett, Family and Consumer Sciences - term ends 2023

Bonnie Hurwitz, Biosystems Engineering - term ends 2023

Matt Mars, Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation - term ends 2025

Tauhid Rahman, Agricultural and Resource Economics - term ends 2025

Channah Rock, Cooperative Extension - term ends 2025

Todd Schlenke, Entomology - term ends 2022

William Smith, Natural Resources and the Environment - term ends 2023

Ashley Snider, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness - term ends 2025

Markus Tuller, Environmental Science - term ends 2022

Parker Antin, Associate Vice President for Research - ex officio

Zelieann Craig, Assistant Dean for Research - ex officio

Dean's Research Advisory Committee website

Maria del Carmen Aranguren, Communications and Cyber Technologies

Maya Azzi, Career and Academic Services

Katherine Broneck, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Melissa Curran, Family and Consumer Sciences

Ashley Dixon, Gila County Cooperative Extension

Don Falk, Natural Resources and the Environment

Felicia Frontain, Family and Consumer Sciences

Ravi Goyal, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Alex Hu, Plant Sciences

Angela Kaczowka, Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

Erin Korte, Plant Sciences

Luciano Matzkin, Entomology

Jackie Maximillian, Environmental Science

Melissa Merrick, Natural Resources and the Environment

Gavin Ng, Division Business Services

Nita Ocansey, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness

Nancy Rodriguez-Lorta, CALS Advising and Student Services

Christy Stuth, Coconino County Cooperative Extension

Trent Teegerstrom, Agricultural and Resource Economics

Aaron Tevik, Biosystems Engineering

Diversity & Inclusion Council website

Shane Burgess
Vice President for the Division of Agriculture, Life and Veterinary Sciences, and Cooperative Extension
Charles-Sander Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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

Kina Barton
Treasurer, Arizona Experiment Station

Jim Davis
Associate Vice President, ALVSCE Advancement, Advocacy, Alumni Affairs and Corporate Relations

Carolyne Greeno
Director, Finance and Administration, UArizona Cooperative Extension

Ed Martin
Interim Director, UArizona Cooperative Extension

Mitch McClaran
Director, Arizona Experiment Station

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

Janis Rutherford
Director, Finance

Bethany Rutledge
Director, Administration and Communications, Office of the Vice President and Dean

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

Executive Council website

Kayle Skorupski, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness - Chair

Dan Scheitrum, Agricultural and Resource Economics

Matt Lewis, Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

Crista Coppola, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Ben Renquist, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Akrum Tamimi, Biosystems Engineering

Goggy Davidowitz, Entomology

Dan Ferguson, Environmental Science

Kate Speirs, Family and Consumer Sciences

Katie Zeiders, Family and Consumer Sciences

Theresa Crimmins, Natural Resources and the Environment

Jeff Fehmi, Natural Resources and the Environment

Rebecca Mosher, Plant Sciences

Monica Schmidt, Plant Sciences

Debbie Curley, Pima County Cooperative Extension

Ayman Mostafa, Maricopa County Cooperative Extension

Ravi Goyal, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences (CALS Faculty Senate Representative)

Dan McDonald, Family & Consumer Sciences (CALS Faculty Senate Representative)

Tim Ottusch, Family & Consumer Sciences (CALS Faculty Senate Representative)

Gayatri Vedantam, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences (CALS Faculty Senate Senator-at-Large)

Sabrina Helm, Family and Consumer Sciences (Ex officio: Co-Chair of SPBAC)

Melanie Hingle, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness (Ex officio: Vice-Chair of the Faculty)

Faculty Council website

Ravi Goyal, College Representative CALS (2022), Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Daniel McDonald, College Representative CALS (2022), Family and Consumer Sciences

Timothy Ottusch, College Representative CALS (2022), Family and Consumer Sciences

Gayatri Vedantam, Senator-at-Large (2023), Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Sabrina Helm, Ex officio: Co-chair of SPBAC (2022), Family and Consumer Sciences

Melanie Hingle, Ex officio: Vice Chair of the Faculty (2022), Nutritional Sciences and Wellness

Jennifer Teske (Biological Sciences), Nutritional Sciences and Wellness, term ends 12/2021 - Chair

Benjamin Renquist (Biological Sciences), Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences, term ends 12/2022 - Vice-Chair

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

Emily Butler (Social Sciences), Family and Consumer Sciences, term ends 12/2023

Gene Giacomelli (Natural Sciences), Biosystems Engineering, term ends 12/2023

Michael Riehle (Biological Sciences), Entomology, term ends 12/2022

Steven Smith (Natural Sciences), Natural Resources and the Environment, term ends 12/2022

Scott Hessell, Family and Consumer Sciences, term ends 6/2023 - Chair

Mary Marian, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness, term ends 6/2024

Jacqueline Maximillian, Environmental Science, term ends 6/2024

Quintin Molina, Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation, term ends 6/2022

Samantha Orchard, Plant Sciences, term ends 6/2024

Joan Curry, Environmental Science, term ends 6/2022 - Chair

Floyd Chilton, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness, term ends 6/2023

Melissa Curran, Family and Consumer Sciences, term ends 6/2024

Stephen Poe, Biosystems Engineering, term ends 6/2022

Sadhana Ravishankar, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences, term ends 6/2024

Willem van Leeuwen, Natural Resources and the Environment, term ends 6/2023

VK Viswanathan, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences, term ends 6/2023

Robert Torres, Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation - Chair

Rivka Fidel (Soils), Environmental Science

Ed Franklin (Agricultural Mechanics), Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

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/Noel Fletcher (Forestry), Natural Resources and the Environment

Luise King (Veterinary Technology), College of Veterinary Medicine

Quint Molina (Student Chairs/Volunteers), Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

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

Amber Rice (Job Interview), Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

Ursula Schuch (Nursery/Landscape), Plant Sciences

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

TBD, unfilled at present (Livestock Evaluation & Selection)

Kelly Jackson, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness - Chair

Arun Dhar, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Belinda Oden, Entomology

Bre Watkins, Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

Bridget Radcliff, Career and Academic Services

Danielle Buhrow, Agricultural and Resource Economics

Danielle Flink, Career and Academic Services

Dava Jondall, Biosystems Engineering

Erin Englund, Career and Academic Services

Gabrielle Sykes-Casavant, Career and Academic Services

Gary Thompson, Agricultural and Resource Economics

James Hunt, Career and Academic Services

Jennifer Vasko, Career and Academic Services

Jia Hu, Natural Resources and the Environment

Joan Curry, Environmental Science

Jose Rodas, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Kathleen Landeen, Environmental Science

Katie Hughes, Natural Resources and the Environment

Linda Pallock, Family and Consumer Sciences/Family Studies and Human Development

Liz Collins, Family and Consumer Sciences

Maya Azzi, Plant Sciences

Michelle Mendoza, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness

Mike Staten, Career and Academic Services - ex officio

Nita Ocansey, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness

Paula Nielsen, Entomology

Peter Waller, Biosystems Engineering

Quintin Molina, Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

Rachel Gallery, Natural Resources and the Environment

Rose Brandt, Career and Academic Services

Ruben Fierros, Career and Academic Services

Santiago Tso, Environmental Science

Serena Valle, Career and Academic Services

Tanya Hodges, Career and Academic Services

Tanya Quist, Plant Sciences

Teresa Cortéz, Career and Academic Services

Valeria Martinez, Career and Academic Services