Committees

2022-2023 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

Carolyne Greeno, Director, Finance and Administration, UArizona 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, Assistant Dean, Finance and Administration, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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

Ed Martin, Interim Director, UArizona Cooperative Extension

Jon Chorover, Chair, CALS Unit Heads

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

Kelly Jackson, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness - Chair

Darin Knapp, Human Ecology - Co-Chair

Betsy Arnold, Plant Sciences

Joan Curry, Environmental Science 

Jim Hunt, Human Ecology

Matt Mars, Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

Jennifer Ravia, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness

Dennis Ray, Plant Sciences

Bobby Torres, Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

Cardon Academy for Teaching Excellence website

Jacqueline Maximillian, Environmental Science, term ends 6/2024 - Chair

Scott Hessell, Human Ecology, term ends 6/2023

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

Samantha Orchard, Plant Sciences, term ends 6/2024

John S. Wilbur, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences, term ends 6/2025

Jon Chorover, Environmental Science - Chair

Bruce Tabashnik, Entomology - Co-chair

Kitt Farrell-Poe, Biosystems Engineering

David Galbraith, Plant Sciences

Scott Going, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness

Laura Scaramella, Norton School of Human Ecology

H. Dieter Steklis, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Gary Thompson, Agricultural and Resource Economics

Bobby Torres, Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

Willem van Leeuwen, Natural Resources and the Environment

Unit Heads Meeting Agendas

Mike Crimmins, Environmental Science, term ends 6/2023 - Chair

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

Dan McDonald, Human Ecology, term ends 6/2023

John Palumbo, Entomology, term ends 6/2024

Amy Parrott, Yuma County Cooperative Extension, term ends 6/2025

Channah Rock, Environmental Science, term ends 6/2024

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, Human Ecology

Xianchun Li, Entomology

Kirsten Limesand, Graduate Council Representative

Veronica (Ronnie) Mullins, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness

Samantha Orchard, Plant Sciences

Stephen Poe, Biosystems Engineering

Katy Prudic, Natural Resources and the Environment

Amber Rice, Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

Dari Salvo, 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

Rebecca Mosher, Plant Sciences, Chair - term ends 2025

Melissa Barnett, Human Ecology - term ends 2023

Yves Carrière, Entomology - term ends 2026

Arun Dhar, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences - term ends 2026

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

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

Ashley Snider, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness - term ends 2025

Malak Tfaily, Environmental Science - term ends 2026

Parker Antin, Associate Vice President for Research - ex officio

Zelieann Craig, Assistant Dean for Research - ex officio

Dean's Research Advisory Committee website

Jeff Ratje, ALVSCE Administration - Co-Chair

Eva Romero, Cooperative Extension Administration - Co-Chair

Maria del Carmen Aranguren, Communications and Cyber Technologies

Traci Armstrong Florian, Maricopa County Cooperative Extension

Katherine Broneck, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Mark Brusseau, Environmental Science

Teresa Cortez, Career and Academic Services

Melanie Culver, Natural Resources and the Environment

Melissa Curran, Human Ecology

Caitlyn Hall, Environmental Science/Honors College

Angela Kaczowka, Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

Erin Korte, ALVSCE Administration

Luciano Matzkin, Entomology

Nita Ocansey, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness

Nancy Rodriguez-Lorta, Career and Academic Services

Alyssa Rosemartin, Natural Resources and the Environment

Christy Stuth, Coconino County Cooperative Extension

Jennifer Verdolin, Natural Resources and the Environment

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

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
Assistant Dean, Finance and Administration, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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

Amanda Stevens
Treasurer, Arizona Experiment Station

Executive Council website

Jeff Fehmi, Natural Resources and the Environment - Chair

Ashlee Linares-Gaffer, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness - Chair-Elect

Representative TBA, Agricultural and Resource Economics

Quintin Molina, Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

Jerry Lopez, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Koenraad van Doorslaer, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Akrum Tamimi, Biosystems Engineering

Todd Schlenke, Entomology

Dan Ferguson, Environmental Science

Kathleen Kennedy, Human Ecology

Russ Toomey, Human Ecology

Theresa Crimmins, Natural Resources and the Environment 

Ashley Snider, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness

Rebecca Mosher, Plant Sciences

Zhongguo Xiong, Plant Sciences

Traci Armstrong Florian, Maricopa County Cooperative Extension

Debbie Curley, Pima County Cooperative Extension

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

Tim Ottusch, Human Ecology (CALS Faculty Senate Representative)

Katie Zeiders, Human Ecology (CALS Faculty Senate Representative)

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

Faculty Council website

Ravi Goyal, College Representative CALS (2024), Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Timothy Ottusch, College Representative CALS (2024), Human Ecology

Katharine Zeiders, College Representative CALS (2024), Human Ecology

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

Kelly Jackson, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness - Chair

Arun Dhar, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Baleshka Brenes, Career and Academic Services

Bre Watkins, Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

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

Jasmine Acosta, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Jennifer Vasko, Career and Academic Services

Jia Hu, Natural Resources and the Environment

Joan Curry, Environmental Science

Kathleen Landeen, Environmental Science

Katie Hughes, Natural Resources and the Environment

Kirsten Limesand, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness

Lauren Mosley, Career and Academic Services

Leslie Grignon, Career and Academic Services

Linda Pallock, Human Ecology/Family Studies and Human Development

Liz Collins, Human Ecology

Manny Bracamonte, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness

Matt Mars, Career and Academic Services

Michelle Mendoza, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness

Mike Staten, Career and Academic Services 

Nancy Rodriguez Lorta, Career and Academic Services

Nita Ocansey, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness

Paula Nielsen, Entomology

Peter Waller, Biosystems Engineering

Quintin Molina, Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

Rachel Doty, Entomology

Rachel Gallery, Natural Resources and the Environment

Rose Brandt, Career and Academic Services

Santiago Tso, Environmental Science

Serena Valle, Career and Academic Services

Shawnda Garcia, Career and Academic Services

Shelley McMahon, Plant Sciences

Sierra Dunn, Career and Academic Services

Tanya Quist, Plant Sciences

Teresa Cortéz, Career and Academic Services

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

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

Melissa Barnett (Social Sciences), Human Ecology, term ends 12/2024

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

Richard Simpson (Biological Sciences), Nutritional Sciences and Wellness, term ends 12/2024

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

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

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

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

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

Melissa Curran, Human Ecology, term ends 6/2024

Kamel Didan, Biosystems Engineering, term ends 6/2025

Xianchun Li, Entomology, term ends 6/2023

Marc Orbach, Plant Sciences, term ends 6/2025

Amanda Stevens, ALVSCE Administration - Chair

Rachel Doty, Entomology - Co-Chair

Sheila Kressler-Crowley, Human Ecology - Secretary

Breanna Watkins, Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

Vanessa Parra, Maricopa County Cooperative Extension

Amanda Armendariz, Plant Sciences

Anthony Bertero, Cooperative Extension Administration

Andy Honaman, Natural Resources and the Environment

Fatemah Dili, Research Administration

Tamra Stevenson, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness

Kristen Vann, Southern Arizona Experiment Station

Payal Khosla, Postdoctoral Associate, Human Ecology

Manja Zec, Postdoctoral Associate, Nutritional Sciences and Wellness

Jeffrey Ratje, ex-officio, Division Business Services

Brian Berrellez, ex-officio, Division Business Services

Staff Council website

Robert Torres, Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation - Chair

Kacee Adams (Horse Evaluation & Selection), Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Kalea Currie (Floriculture), Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

Christy Davis (Milk Quality & Products), Arizona Farm Bureau

Casey Farnsworth (Poultry Evaluation), Casa Grande Union High School

Rivka Fidel (Soils), Environmental Science

Noel Fletcher (Forestry), USDA Forest Services

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 (Forestry), Natural Resources and the Environment

Luise King (Veterinary Science), College of Veterinary Medicine

William Milashoski (Livestock Evaluation & Selection), Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

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

Sarah Radachy (Dairy Evaluation & Management), Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

Amber Rice (Employment Skills), Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

Ursula Schuch (Nursery/Landscape), Plant Sciences

Eric Stevens (Wildlife & Natural Resources), Arizona Agribusiness & Equine Center High Schools - Mesa 

Russell Tronstad (Agricultural Business Management), Agricultural and Resource Economics

Kelli Wilson (Agricultural Sales), Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation

Duane Wulf (Meats Evaluation), Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Marnee Zazueta (Aquaculture), Yavapai Community College

Na Zuo (Agricultural Business Management), Agricultural and Resource Economics

TBD, vacant at present (Agronomy & Field Crop Management)