Shared Governance Committee Master List
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Academic Advising, Council on20Assess the academic advising needs of the diverse population of UW-Madison students, and the success of our advising system in satisfying those needs, in order to recommend improvements in advising practices and systems.the third Monday of every month, 2:30-4pm Mitchell
Michael Tang
Wren Singer,
Diana Maki,
Administrative Improvement Award Selection Committee10Spring only. Recognize exceptional work in administrative roles supporting student services, research, academics, and/or outreach.Spring semester only: award nominations Jan/Feb, individual weighting of nominations in April, a 2.5 hour meeting to share scores and discuss results, and an awards meeting in May MillerScott Hildebrand,
Alcohol Licensing Review Committee10Serve the City's residents, businesses, and visitors by thoroughly and conscientiously reviewing license applications, establishing and maintaining standards, addressing violations, developing alcohol-related policies, and making recommendations to the City's Common Council.Attendance is very important. If you miss 3 meetings in a row or 5 of 12 meetings during the year, you will be removed from the committee. Meeting times can be found on the City of Madison's ALRC page, linked on the right. AdamThomas Landgraf (terms out April 20th, 2020)Laila D'Costa,
Arboretum Committee10Advise the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education and the Arboretum Director on procedures and policies regarding the use, management, and direction of Arboretum lands and facilities. MitnickBret Shaw, brshaw@wisc.eduPeggy Ziebarth in VCGRE
Athletic Board *20Advise the Athletic Department and Chancellor, report to and consult with the Faculty Senate and University Committee regarding athletic activities and policies. Hader
Emily Janicik
Emma Rickelman, and
Budget Committee *20Advise campus leadership on institutional budget issues, long-range financial strategies, state biennial budget proposals, and allocations to schools, colleges, and divisions.monthly or as needed Malloy
Suzy Dawood
Campus Diversity and Climate Committee (CDCC) *4 (1 is Equity and Inclusion Committee Chair)0Advise campus leadership on diversity issues, collaborate with deans and directors to discuss policy and progress, and strive to create an environment where each individual feels respected and valued, while protecting academic freedom and freedom of speech. Haasl
Elizabeth (Lizzie) Peterson Adrian Lampron
Adeela Ali and Lindsey Stoddard Cameron (
Campus Planning Committee *1 (plus an alternate)0Advise the Chancellor on long-range development plans, building priorities site selection, and aesthetic criteria, regarding facilities for research, instruction, recreation, parking and transportation, and other university functions. (Tina) Marshalek
Ben Sharp (Alternate) and Aaron Williams,
Campus Transportation Committee *30Review and recommmend budgetary and operational decisions made by UW Transportation Services.

All Campus Transportation Committee members also automatically sit on the Student Transportation Committee. This meets twice each week.
Meets on the 2nd Friday of the month from 8:30-10:00 am. Nick Smith
James Menden
Contact: All Campus Transportation Committee members also automatically sit on the Student Transportation Committee. Appointments to this committee should be communicated to Margaret Bergamini:
Central Madison Business Improvement District Board (City of Madison)10Increase the vitality and health of businesses in the district, and liaise with the city officials as a university representative in service of the BID's mission.Attendance is very important. If you miss 3 meetings in a row or 5 of 12 meetings during the year, you will be removed from the committee. Meeting times can be found on the City of Madison's Central BID page, linked on the right. Hipler (Recommended to City)Laila D'Costa,
Chancellor's Advisory Group on Alcohol and Other Drugs2 (1 graduate, 1 undergraduate0Provide overarching analysis and leadership on campus alcohol policy and advise the Chancellor on initiatives related to alcohol and other drugs. Adam (G)
Sam Sharpe (U)
Marlena Holden,
Committee on Disability Access and Inclusion*2 (1 grad, 1 undergrad)0Work with cross-campus partners to ensure the policies, programs, and services of the institution are accessible for students, employees, and guests of the university who have disabilities. Saraogee (G)
Catherine (Callie) Schiesl (U)
Dean of Students, Advisory Committee for the Office of the *40A group of faculty, staff, and students who advise campus leadership on issues of misconduct, health and wellbeing, campus safety, and other aspects of student life not part of the formal instructional programs. Khanna
Maylin Towne
Nicole Schreiber
Eli Tsarovsky; Ida Balderrama-Trudel,;
Dean of Students, Student Advisory Board for the Office of the(~15)0An all-student board which provides a forum for on issues of misconduct, health and wellbeing, campus safety, and other aspects of student life not part of the formal instructional programs. Cheng
Addison McGhee
Tariq Saleh
Bridget Sullivan
Callie Celestin
David Weinberg
Lily Raynes
Thomas Summerwill
Adeela Ali
Kristen Andrea Apolinario
Allie Kalik
Kaitlin Kons
Shivish Makkar
Dana Maltby
Sanjana Nair
Virginia Pszczolkowski
Kiera Sundeen
Xiaotong Yi
Ida Balderrama-Trudell,
Distinguished Teaching Awards Committee *2 (1 grad, 1 undergrad) FALL SEMESTER ONLY0Review nominations of faculty to receive UW-Madison distinguished teaching awards, and forward nominations of UW-Madison faculty to UW System for system-wide teaching awards. Rowe (G)
Jessica Melnik (U) and
Gideon Elliot,
Downtown Coordinating Committee (City of Madison)10The Downtown Coordinating Committee provides a forum regarding the uses of public space in the Downtown Area, and to periodically review regulations and policies affecting the Downtown Area. Particularly, emphasis is placed on on State Street and the Capitol Square, as a high-quality urban space for pedestrians in an environment that promotes healthy businesses. The student seat is meant to be a reflection of the large campus population in the neighborhood. Rohrer
Alder Mike Verveer,
Laila D'Costa,
Educational Innovation (EI) Advisory Committee *2 (1 graduate & 1 undergraduate)0Advise campus leadreship on policy issues needed to advance EI in alignment with the instituiton's mission and values, engage with campus partners on the direction and scope of EI. Rowe (G)
Kevin Jacobson (U)
Caitlin O'Brien:
Ethnic Studies Subcommittee10Subcommittee of the General Education Committee which evaluates current ethnic studies courses, and determines if current classes reasonably meet ethnic studies standards. JenkinsJenna Nobles,
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer People in the University, Committee for *3 (1 graduate, 2 undergraduate)0Address and advocate for equity and inclusivity for LGBTQ+ (transgender, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer) individuals. (Beth) Allen (U)
Virginia Pszczolkowski (G)
Miles Waech (U)
Gideon Elliot,
Global Badger Experience Grant Board 10Grant-funding board that approves funding for campus events geared toward global engagement and intercultural dialogue.Biweekly Fridays 12:30 - 1:30pm MakkarJaisheree Sanadhya,
Graduate School Dean's Advisory Council40The Council provides advice and input to the Dean of the Graduate School on academic matters facing graduate students across campus. The intent is that the Council membership will be broadly representative of students from PhD and master’s degree programs in all the disciplines. Rohrer
Samm Newton
Ankur Goswami
Kate Bahuizen
Amy Bergholz,
Healthcare Advisory Committee *7 (1 of 7 is SSFC)2Advise the leadership of University Health Services (UHS) on the healthcare needs of the student population, and promote and enhance the advocacy of health and community on campus. Saleh
Callie Ann Celestin
Eden Walech
Katie Kalvelage
Will Klos (SSFC)
Jack Grahek
Emma Hoff
Housing and Dining Committee50Oversee campus Housing and Dining Policy, review its financial decisions, and liase with the students living in the residence halls and with campus leadership on equity issues. Ben-Yitschak
Allie Kalik
Julian Nazareth
Benjamin Sharp
Aarushi Gupta
Jeff Novak
Jeff Novak
Laurent Heller
Immigration and International Issues Committee*3 (1 graduate & 1 undergraduate, 1 either)0Considers how immigration & international policies impact UW-Madison students, faculty, and staff and then provides guidance to campus leadership, especially offices working with immigration & international issues. Shirasaki (G)
Gabriella (Ella) Schultz (U)
Pachia Yang (U)
Joint Campus Area Committee (City of Madison)10Liaise with city officials on campus initiated, city-related and private sector development projects in the southeast campus area, an area including the university and its surrounding neighborhoods.Attendance is very important. If you miss 3 meetings in a row or 5 of 12 meetings during the year, you will be removed from the committee. Meeting times can be found on the City of Madison's website, link on the right. BroehmLaila:
Labor Codes Licensing Advisory Committee *31Provide overarching assessment on labor policies, standards and practices developed by the Collegiate Licencing Company, and address whether manufacturers of UW-Madison licensed products are compliant with the university's code of conduct. Johnson
James Harrington
Megan O'Rourke (chair), Tricia Nolan (contact);
Lakeshore Nature Preserve Committee *30Review the policies, guidelines, planning, stewardship and management of the Lakeshore Nature Preserve, and ensure that its natural communities and cultural landscapes remain unimpaired for future generations. Busker
Morgan Grunow
Lexi Paus
Contact: Laura Wyatt;, Gary Brown,, and
Landlord and Tenant Issues Committee (City of Madison)11Forum for discussion and communication about landlord-tenant issues, make recommendations to the mayor and common council on landlord and tenant policies. ASM does not appoint this position, but encourages students to apply through the City website. Attendance is very important. If you miss 3 meetings in a row or 5 of 12 meetings during the year, you will be removed from the committee. Meeting times can be found on the City of Madison's website, linked on the right.
Letters & Sciences Curriculum Committee2 undergrads0Must be enrolled in the College of Letters & Sciences.

Offer guidance and oversight for administration of degree requirements, requirements for academic programs offered in L&S, and other issues related tosafeguarding principles of study in the liberal arts and sciences. Can review proposals to add, change or delete current L&S courses.
2nd and 4th Tuesdays 1-2:30 during the fall and spring semesters Lang
Cole Roecker
Sue Ridgely, susan.ridgely@wisc.eduKimbrin Cornelius,
Memorial Library Committee2 (1 grad, 1 undergrad)0Reviews and advises the Memorial Library Administration on policies & topics related to: collection development & evaluation; staffing levels; budget; user regulations; special fund-raising efforts; major building and space remodeling projects; and concerns of faculty, staff and students who use Memorial Library. Russella
Cole Roecker
Non-Resident Tuition Appeals Committee50Hearing body that considers appeals for exemption from non-resident tuition.Appeal Hearings are generally scheduled Tuesday through Friday in half-day blocks: 8:30 am to Noon or 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm Pietroske
Zijian (Joey) Chen
Abby Grant
Sage Miller
Andrew Thornton
Anthony Pietsch;
Orientation Committee22Standing committee that meets during summer to plan/coordinate welcome week activities, with an emphasis on first-years, across colleges and among student services. Tue, June 5 at 10:00 a.m. – 302 Middleton Building
Wed, July 11 at 2:00 p.m. – 120 Middleton Building
Tue, Aug 7 at 11:00 a.m. – 120 Middleton Building VerhaegheChris Verhaeghe
Protest Administrative Review Team (PART)4 (1 grad)0Advise campus leadership on protest response protocols, and conduct periodic assessments of the university's experience with protest.As-needed basis but most likely no more than quarterly or semi-annually. Downer
Amol Goyal
Monica Delgado (G)
Jack Rader
Argyle Wade,
Provost's Advisory Group on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct2 (1 grad, 1 undergrad)0Advise campus leadership on policies and procedures centered on sexual violence, misconduct, and consent for students, employees, and faculty. Horwitz (G)
Elizabeth (Lizzie) Peterson (U)
(Contact Kathy Kuno,
Recreational and Wellbeing Board7 (1 SSFC student requirement)0Oversee the development, programming, staffing, maintenance, and financing of the recreational sports facilities for students, faculty and staff. Evers
Landon Tselepis (SSFC)
Madison Johnson
Leslie Olson
Grace Kenefick
Abigail Grant
Morgan Grunow
Contact: or Whitney McMonigle,
Resident Halls Advisory Board (RHAB)1 (non-voting)0Discuss the needs and desires of students living in the residence halls, and work with the Division of University Housing Staff in serving those needs GuptaJeff NovakJeff Novak
Faye Reber,
School of Education Equity & Diversity Committee20Must be enrolled in the School of Education

Advises the Dean on the climate within the School in relationship to issues of equity and diversity, with diversity defined in a broad and inclusive way. Triana
Brad Bierdz
Diana HessDiana Hess
School of Education Global Education Committee1 (graduate)0Must be enrolled in the School of Education

This committee advises the Dean of the SoE on global initiatives and opportunities that span research and practice in the School of Education. A focus on global awareness and critical inquiry is central to the School of Education and to the activities of the Global Education Committee (GEC). Global Education initiatives occur on campus as well as nationally and internationally. GreenLi-Ching Ho and Luis ColumnaLi-Ching Ho,
Luis Columna,
School of Education Programs Committee2 (1 graduate & 1 undergraduate)0Must be enrolled in the School of Education

Liaise with departments and provide feedback on proposed new courses, new programs, and revisions of existing courses and programs. Maltby (G)
Lauryn Christianson (U)
Shelby Bowe, sbowe2@wisc.eduMarcia Standiford,
Sexual Assault and Dating Violence Coordinating Council (SA/DV CC)

(formerly EVOC)
5 (3 undergraduate, 2 grad, but flexible for the right candidates)1This committee was created to increase capacity and coordination among the offices and organizations that work to prevent and respond to sexual and intimate partner violence on campus and in the community.
Molly Horwitz (G)
Rosemary (Rosie) Rodriguez (U)
Samantha (Sam) Sharpe (U)
Elias (Eli) Tsarovsky (U)
Molly ZemkeMolly Zemke
Space and Remodeling Policies Committee10Review assignment of newly constructed space and reassignment of existing space, oversee allocation of GPR and overhead minor remodeling funds, establish policies for utilization of general assignment classroom space. GoyalBrent Loyd,; Eden Inoway-Ronnie
Student Misconduct PanelVariableVariableWhen a student wishes to appeal the sanction made by the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards, they will face a misconduct review hearing, run by an ASM representative student, faculty, and staff member. The Student Misconduct Panel can recommend that sanction is either to remain the same to lower from what was initially proposed. Celestin
Caitlin Attaway
Parker Conover
Aaron Vieth
Maylin Towne
Jerry Sternberg
Emily Perez
Karlotta Galten
Madison Johnson
Allie Kalik
Christina (Tina) Marshalek
Alex Martinez
Sanjana (Sanj) Nair
Isabelle (Izzy) Reilly
Theodore (Teddy) Scheckel
Samantha (Sam) Sharpe
Vedaant (Ved) Tambi
Tonya Schmidt; and Nick Oleksy ( Schmidt; and Nick Oleksy (
Student Organizations, Committee on (CSO)80Carry out the registered student organization (RSO) disciplinary process, review disciplinary process and procedures, set policy relevant to RSOs, create programs which will better connect and serve RSOs, advise the Center for Leadership and Involvement. Vieth
Jamie Bang
Jenna Ehlert
Blake Buege
Spencer Johnson
Jessica Freels
Talia Steins
Abigail Drucker
Mark Kueppers and
Student Title IX Advisory Committee (STIXA)152Advise the Dean of Students and campus Title IX Coordinator on sexual violence prevention and education, complaint investigation and adjudication policy, and campus culture/climate.Students who can serve for two years preferred. Fries
Molly Horwitz
Miles Waech
Barbara Alvarez
Donnie Bantle
Lindsay Cannon
Sage Miller
Sally Rohrer
Erin Tritz
Isabelle (Izzy) Reilly
Jessica Melnik
Brooke Wilczewski
Elizabeth (Liz) Kinnen
Gianna Gemignani-Valoe
Samantha Herndon
Summer Term Student Advisory Board1010Provide input and guidance on summer term needs, wants, and interests related to Summer Term programming, accessibility, and accommodations.One meeting per month, times TBD each semester VishnevskyMaria Vishnevsky
Teaching and Learning Technology Advisory Group (TLTAG)5 (mix of graduate and undergraduate students)1 (Graduate)Provide input to campus leadership on emerging trends, campus issues, and existing processes as they relate to teaching and learning and how that is facilitated through technology and digital communication. Allworth
Anika Chatterjee
Selma Firach
Vedaant Tambi
Gina Gomez,
Undergraduate Recruitment, Admissions, and Financial Aid, Committee on (CURAFA) *40Make recommendations to the faculty and administration concerning all aspects of the recruitment and admission of students; aspects of financial aid for students; and programs directed at enhancing the quality and diversity of the undergraduate student body. Galten
Eryne Jenkins
Amber Miller
Peter Monti
Contact: or Jane Richard,
Union Council *4 (1 is always the Chair of ASM, 1 appointed by SSFC, 2 appointed by Shared Gov)0Governing board of the Wisconsin Union which determines the scope of union programs through the approval of the free program goals and budgets; sets overall building policies and provides guidance and counsel to the various operating departments. D'Souza (SSFC)
Yogev Ben-Yitschak
Kevin Jacobson
Nicholas Santa (ASM Chair Designee)
Contact: Susan Dibbell;;
University Academic Planning Council *1 (non-voting)1Advises the chancellor and provost on major program decisions, long-term academic plans, new majors and degrees, and associated campus development and budgetary policies. Addresses university academic issues and provides for faculty participation in long-range planning.
University Bookstore Board of Trustees *10Manage the policies, procedures, guidelines, and bugets to ensure the book store is managed in a fiscally responsible manner. DagraContact:
University Child Care Committee *2 (1 graduate (preferrably TA) & 1 undergraduate)1 graduate (preferrably TA)Administrative committee that provides support for and development of programs for child care for students, staff and faculty. Richter (U)Contact: Lindsey Stoddard Cameron, or
University General Education Committee2 (1 graduate & 1 undergraduate)0A campus-wide policy committee dealing with all issues related to the university-wide undergraduate general education requirements. Hader (U)
Andy Stoiber (G)
University Honors Committee30Provide leadership to strengthen undergraduate experiences for students in honors and related programs. McDonald-Lewis
Molly Perry
Jiayin Tang
Janet BatzliJanet Batzli
University Lectures Committee *10Consider requests for lectures of general interest that are not primarily supplementary to or extensions of programs of instruction provided by colleges, schools, or departments.One annual meeting, the rest by email ballot/voting (Joey) ChenContact:
University Library Committee *3 (1 undergraduate, 1 graduate, 1 either)0Oversee the library budgets, personnel policies, and programs and procedures that support the scholarly needs of the university.

Andrew Pietroske (U)
Saad Dagra (U) Kristen Whitson (G)
UWPD Police Advisory Council20Provide input on guidelines, programs, policies, and staffing related to the operations of UWPD and its varied initatives related to campus safety.4th Wednesday of each month, 8:30 - 10 AM (Alex) Franke
Chris Rudolph
Chief Kristen Roman ( Laubmeier (
Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration (VCFA) Study Group6 (4 At-large, Shared Gov Chair, Campaign Director)0Meet with the VCFA monthtly to oversee polices and procedures related to many campus units, including but not limited to, Business Services, Facilities Planning and Management, Human Resources, the Budget Office, University Housing, and the University Police Department.Monthly meetings for approximately one hour Adam
Rachel Reyes
Amol Goyal
Selma Fairach
Fiona Weeks
Orion Risk
Laurent HellerJohn Horn,
Vice Provost of Teaching and Learning Student Advisory Committee50Provide feedback on campus teaching and learning as it relates to campus-wide activity and academic enrichment in: online learning, eTextbooks, syllabus standardization, Canvas, undergraduate research, and innovative learning strategies. Alba
Jane Xia
Katherine McGlasson
Selma Fairach
Sarah Larson
Steve Cramer
Steve Cramer
Wisconsin Experience Grant Committee20Review and make decisions on grant requests that empower student organizations on campus to host unique and impactful events. Kenefick
Pachia Yang
Katie at or TJ SargeantKatie at or TJ Sargeant
Women in the University, Committee on *2 (1 graduate & 1 undergraduate)0Collaborate with campus partners on the policies, practices, and programs that improve the status of women as employees and as students of the university. Park (U)
Dana Maltby (G)
Contact: Lindsey Stoddard Cameron, or
WSUM Governance Board5 (4 general; 1 Journalism & Mass Communication graduate student)2Oversee the policies, guidelines, staffing and budgeting of the campus radio station. Johnson
Jordan Simon
Morgan Grunow (Journalism and Mass Comm)
Dave Black (