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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.Third Monday of every month, 2:30-4pm Mitchell
Michael Tang
Diana MakiDiana Maki,
Alcohol Licensing Review Committee11Serve 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.Third Wednesday of every month, at 5:30pm. If you miss three meetings in a row, you will be ineligible for further participation in the committee. LandgrafLaila D'Costa,
Jim Verbick,
Arboretum Committee11Advise 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. ShawPeggy Ziebarth in VCGRE,
Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities, Planning, and Management - Search and Screen10Currenty on hold - The Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities, Planning & Management (FP&M) is a crucial position on campus. The Division of FP&M builds, maintains, and operates the physical environment of the UW-Madison campus in support of the university’s education, research, and outreach activities. A search committee is being formed, with a student seat, to hire our incoming Director of the Division. FP&M works behind the scenes to coordinate campus planning, manage design and construction, maintain and operate buildings and grounds, supply utility services, ensure health and safety, and provide parking and transportation services. Lampron (appointed in spring 2020)Dean Mark Markel, School of Veterinary MedicineLisa Walters, Executive Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Finance & Administration (VCFA):
Athletic Board *20Advise the Athletic Department and Chancellor, report to and consult with the Faculty Senate and University Committee regarding athletic activities and policies.Total 7 meetings between September and June, typically on a Friday at 1pm Burke
Tommy Kaczkowski
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 Govindaraja
Kevin Jacobson
J. Collins and Nathan
Campus Area Neighborhood Association (CANA) 32Campus Area Neighborhood Association (CANA) is a grassroots, not-for-profit advocacy group that meets weekly to build civic engagement, community power, and neighborhood advocacy for the residents of campus & campus area. CANA is officially recognized as a Neighborhood Association of the City of Madison, which means local developers and public safety officials can consult with CANA as a local entity before presenting their development or proposals to a Board, Commission, or Committee in the City. Such a norm allows CANA to serve as a vehicle for its constituents to voice their concerns and questions on the decisions about, the character, and future of their neighborhood.Bi-weekly meeting on Mondays at 5:00 PM, and another leadership meeting, set knowing the availability of the exec board Rolle
Amol Goyal, canamadison@gmail.comAmol Goyal, President;
Elias Tsarovsky, Vice-President
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.Three to four times a semester, on a Wednesday 2:00-4:00pm Goyal
Temo Guizar
Anika Gupta
(EIC Chair)
Nasia Safdar and Tetyana and Lindsey Stoddard Cameron,
Campus Planning Committee *1 (plus an alternate)1 (plus an alternate)Advise 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.Approx 8 times through the academic year, on 2nd Thursday of the month 8:30-10:00am Karl and Aaron Williams,
Campus Transportation Committee *31Review and recommend budgetary and operational decisions made by UW Transportation Services.

All Campus Transportation Committee members also automatically sit on the Student Transportation Board. This meets twice each week.
Campus Transportation Committee - the second Friday of the month 8:30-10am.
Student Transpportattion Board - Mondays from 4:30-6:30 and Wednesdays from 5:00-7:00 each week. Burdett
Tyler Katzenberger
Carey McAndrews, and 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. In addition to the link on the right, see this page's "Board of Directors" ( First Thursday of the month, 1:00-2:30pm. If you miss three consecutive meetings, you will be deemed ineligible to attend further meetings. ZieglerLaila D'Costa,
Tiffany Kenney,
Chancellor's Advisory Group on Alcohol and Other Drugs2 (1 graduate, 1 undergraduate1 graduateProvide overarching analysis and leadership on campus alcohol policy and advise the Chancellor on initiatives related to alcohol and other drugs. Runs out of University Health Services. McGraw (U)Amanda Jovaag,
Culture of Respect Team

(formally the Sexual Assault and Dating Violence Coordinating Council)
5 (3 undergraduate, 2 grad, but flexible for the right candidates. One must be a STIXA Chair or Designee)2 graduateThis 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.Monthly or as needed Hanson (U)
Jessica Melnik (U)
Isis Williams (U)
Molly ZemkeMolly Zemke,
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. Atluri
Jai Khanna
Benjamin Lillge
Zoe Wittenwyler
Amber Epp,
Kathy Kuno,

Dean of Students, Student Advisory Board for the Office of the100An 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.
2nd Friday of each month, 11:30am-1pm Cline
Declan Dally
Lilly Dye
Izzy Jackson
Aerin Leigh Lammers
Anisa Pontes
Virginia Pszczolkowski
Alexis Smiezek
Kiwi Sundeen
Sean Wei
Christina Olstad, colstad2@wisc.eduKathy Kuno,
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. Brandsma (G)
Mahak Kathpalia (U)
Distinguished Teaching Awards Committee *2 (1 grad, 1 undergrad) FALL SEMESTER ONLY1 undergraduate
Review 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.Fall only. Awards review meeting at the end of the semester. Gardner (G) and
Gideon Elliot,
Downtown Coordinating Committee (City of Madison)11The 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.Third Thursday of the month, at 5:30pm. If you miss three meetings in a row, you will be deemed ineligible to attend further meetings. Mike Verveer,
Laila D'Costa,
Ethnic Studies Subcommittee10Subcommittee of the General Education Committee which evaluates current ethnic studies courses, and determines if current classes reasonably meet ethnic studies standards.
Once a semester, for 3 or so hours ClineLori LopezElaine Klein, Associate Dean for Academic Planning, L&S,
Gender Inclusive Restroom Facilities Task Force10This committee discusses the implementation of gender inclusive bathrooms on UW campus. Composed of members from all four governance bodies, i.e. university staff, academic staff, students, and faculty. Coordinates closely with facilities planning and management, as well as other offices in campus to create dialogue and action surrounding campus restrooms.
Completed provisional & usage policies in Fall 2019; may still meet as needed if funding is available for restroom renovations LampronCo-chairs: Gary Brown, Director of Campus Planning and Landscape Architecture; Kelly Krein, Assistant Director of ASMEden Inoway-Ronnie, Office of the Provost:
Global Badger Experience Grant Board 11Grant-funding board that approves funding for campus events geared toward global engagement and intercultural dialogue.Every other Friday, 12:30pm to 1:30. Sanadhya,
Graduate School Dean's Advisory Council4 graduate1 graduateThe 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.Monthly or as needed Mitchell (G)
Andrew Pietroske (G)
Andy Stoiber (G)
Amy Bergholz,
Healthcare Advisory Committee *7 (1 of 7 is SSFC)0Advise 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.3rd Tuesday of every month from 4:00-5:30 starting September 21, 2021 Atluri
Vincent Kong
Adriana Kotchkoski
Nicholas Loew
Eunice Park
Isabel Peterson
Alexis Smiezek
Randall BrownPamela Miller,
Housing and Dining Committee5 (preferably living in UW Housing)3Oversee campus Housing and Dining Policy, review its financial decisions, and liaise with the students living in the residence halls and with campus leadership on equity issues.Monthly or as needed Jacobson
Annabelle Griffith-Topps
Jeff Novak
Faye Reber,
Immigration and International Issues Committee*3 (1 graduate & 1 undergraduate, 1 either)1 graduateConsiders 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. Goyal (U)
Cat Larsen (U)
Information Technology Committee*3 (1 graduate & 1 undergraduate, 1 either)1 graduate, 1 eitherAdvisory body for policy and planning for information technology throughout the university. Reviews and makes recommendations on strategic planning for the university's information technology resources; reviews the performance of information technology facilities and services in supporting and assisting scholarly activities; receives reports from and provides general direction to committees formed to address specific information technology issues; monitors technical developments; consults with and advises appropriate administrative officers on budget and resource allocation matters including charges and funding sources for information technology services; receives recommendations from departments, deans, and the Division of Information Technology regarding the establishment, abolition or merger of information technology services and facilities supported by university funds, and makes recommendations regarding these actions to the appropriate administrative officers.Third Friday of each month, 10-11am
Sean Wei (U)Joe Salmons
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.On a weekday close to the end of the month, at 4:45pm. If you miss 3 meetings in a row, you will be deemed ineligible to attend any additional meetings. ZieglerLaila D'Costa,
Labor Codes Licensing Advisory Committee *30Provide 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.Twice a semester, or as needed Geffers
Spencer Johnson
Stu Levitan
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. Burke
Jayson Dixon
Taryn Hanson
Sara HotchkissContact: Laura Wyatt;, and
Landlord and Tenant Issues Committee (City of Madison)10Forum 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. Third Thursday of the month, at 5:00pm. If you miss three meetings in a row, you will be deemed ineligible to attend further meetings.
Letters & Science Curriculum Committee2 L&S undergraduate0Must 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 to safeguarding principles of study in the liberal arts and sciences. Can review proposals to add, change or delete current L&S courses.
Second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 1:00-2:30pm. Keller-Chicoine
Owen Moylan
Sue Ridgely, susan.ridgely@wisc.eduKimbrin Cornelius,
LGBTQ+ Committee3 (1 graduate, 2 undergraduate)0Address and advocate for equity and inclusivity for LGBTQ+ (transgender, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer) individuals. 2nd Tuesday of the month 12-1pm Pszczolkowski (G)
Maggie Riordan (U)
Alanna Goldstein (U)
Co-Chairs: Steph Tai, Jay BotsfordGideon Elliot,
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. Roecker (U)
John Walker (G)
Non-Resident Tuition Appeals Committee51Hearing 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 Dally
Rebecca Geffers
Abigail Grant
Andrew Pietroske
Anthony Pietsch;
Protest Administrative Review Team (PART)4 (1 is Shared Gov Chair, 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. Abad Santos (U)
Sarah Eichstadt (U)
Stu Levitan (Special)
Reez Bailey (Shared Gov Chair)
Lori ReesorArgyle 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. Monthly or as needed Tritz (U)
Lindsay Cannon (G)
Lauren Hasselbacher, Jake Baggott
Recreational and Wellbeing Board*7 (1 SSFC student requirement)2Oversee the development, programming, staffing, maintenance, and financing of the recreational sports facilities for students, faculty and staff.First meeting is September: Friday, 9/24, 9am-10am; Meetings are generally held on the first Friday of each month from 9:00am-10:00am Atluri
Mason Higgins
Kevin Jacobson
Andrew Pietroske (SSFC)
Nic Wohlfiel
Clifford ThurberContact: 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 needsMonthly or as needed BaileyJeff NovakFaye Reber,
School of Education Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee2 (Must be enrolled in the School of Education)0The general responsibility of this committee is to advise the associate dean on issues related to equity, diversity, and inclusion for School faculty, staff, and students.See webpage Abolins
Julia Kessel
TBDJustin Brown,
School of Education Programs Committee2 (1 graduate & 1 undergraduate, must be enrolled in School of Education)1 graduate, must be enrolled in the School of EducationThe School of Education faculty as a whole has delegated the responsibility for the review of all proposed new courses, new programs, and revisions of existing courses and programs to the School’s Programs Committee. See webpage Hurbanis (U)Adam Nelson, Senior Associate Dean for Academic ProgramsMaddie Sychta,
Space and Remodeling Policies Committee11Review 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.Once or twice a semester Loyd,; Eden Inoway-Ronnie
Student Advisory Committee for COVID Planning10-12?This student advisory committee’s purpose is to provide feedback about the implementation and communication of plans for increased testing and other related safety strategies as part of UW-Madison’s response to the COVID-19 epidemic. The advisory committee will provide feedback to Dr. Argyle Wade from Student Affairs who will be working as part of a team to implement these strategies for the spring 2021 semester. The role of this advisory committee will be to provide feedback on the operational aspects of the work, seek input from other students, and communicate with appropriate constituents. Time commitment should be approximately 1-2 hours a week.The original committee charge ended in May 2021 Vice Chair, Aerin Leigh Lammers: or Argyle Wade,
Student Misconduct Panel*156When 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. Abad Santos
Taryn Hanson
Mason Higgins
Nicholas Loew
Hannah McGraw
Jessica Melnik
Hannah Pollard-Garber
Cole Roecker
Noah Williams
Nick Oleksy,
Student Organizations, Committee on (CSO)8-106Carry 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
Liam McLean
Aaron Vieth (Student Chair)Nick Oleksy,; CSO Chair,
Student Title IX Advisory Committee (STIXA)154Advise the Dean of Students and campus Title IX Coordinator on sexual violence prevention and education, complaint investigation and adjudication policy, and campus culture/climate.Biweekly on Tuesday evenings. Consult with STIXA Chair early in the semester to update. Campbell
Lindsay Cannon
Lilly Dye
Amrutha Garimella
Rebecca Geffers
Christeena Jojo
Jessica Melnik
Alexis Smiezek
Ariel Teal
Erin Tritz
Chris Unterberger
Lindsay CannonLindsay Cannon
Sustainability Advisory Council3 (1 graduate & 1 undergraduate, 1 ASM Sustainability Chair or designee)0The Sustainability Advisory Council (SAC) is a representative group of faculty, staff, and students that will provide recommendations to the Provost and the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration to advance sustainability at UW-Madison. The Council will provide guidance on aligning the university’s mission, existing campus strategic plans, and legacy of resource stewardship to create a comprehensive campus sustainability plan based in part on our Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System (STARS) results. Students are also are required to attend meetings of the Sustainability Advisory Council Student Subcommittee.See webpage Cheung (ASM Sustainability Chair)
Emma Heins
Natalie Tinsen
Sustainability Advisory Council - Student Subcommittee8-10 (mix of graduate and undergraduate students)8-10The Student Subcommittee is composed of graduate and undergraduate students. This subcommittee helps ensure that the Sustainability Advisory Council (SAC) student seats are bringing viewpoints that are better representative of the larger student body. Cheung (ASM Sustainability Chair):
Teaching and Learning Technology Advisory Group (TLTAG)5 (mix of graduate and undergraduate students)4 (mix of graduate and undergraduate students)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. Stoiber (G)John Parrish, parrish@ansci.wisc.eduJohn Parrish,
Undergraduate Recruitment, Admissions, and Financial Aid, Committee on (CURAFA) *42Make 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. Dixon
Leigh Keller-Chicoine
Rachelle or Jane Richard,
Union Council *4 (1 ASM Chair or designee, 1 SSFC designee)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. Coon
Aerin Leigh Lammers
Roshan Verma (SSFC)
Lennox Owino (ASM Vice Chair)
Tanvi Tilloo, Student or Susan Dibbell,
University Academic Planning Council *1 (non-voting)0Advises 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.The third Thursday of the month at 3:30-5:00pm from September through June RoeckerKarl Scholz,
University Bookstore Board of Trustees *10Manage the policies, procedures, guidelines, and budgets to ensure the book store is managed in a fiscally responsible manner.Once every other month at noon for a lunch hour GardnerPat McGowanPat McGowan:, and
University Child Care Committee2 (1 graduate - preferably TA & 1 undergraduate)1 (graduate - preferably TA)This committee serves in an advisory role to the Provost by providing support for and development of programs for child care for students, staff and faculty.Two to three times a semester Hurbanis (U)
Phillip Braithwaite, phillip.braithwaite@wisc.eduPhillip Braithwaite,;
Cigdem Unal,;
Lindsey Stoddard Cameron,
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. Coon (U)
Benjamin Lillge (G)
Elaine Klein, Associate Dean for Academic Planning, L&S,
University Honors Committee30Provide leadership to strengthen undergraduate experiences for students in honors and related programs. Bluey
Jayson Dixon
Mason Higgins
Dr. Lisa Bratzke Dr. Lisa Bratzke,
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 WozniakTimothy SmeedingGideon Elliot,, and
University Libraries Committee *3 (1 undergraduate, 1 graduate, 1 either)1 undergraduateOversee the library budgets, personnel policies, and programs and procedures that support the scholarly needs of the university.Second Tuesday of the month from 9am to 10

John Walker (G)
Keith Kaziak (G)
Robert Glenn Howard, Jessica Sayer,, and
UWPD Police Advisory Council20Provide input on guidelines, programs, policies, and staffing related to the operations of UWPD and its varied initiatives related to campus safety.Fourth Wednesday of each month from 8:30am to 10 McLean
Liz Scott
Chief Kristen Roman, uwpdchief@wisc.eduRachel Laubmeier,
Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration (VCFA) Study Group80Agendas of the group shall consist of an academic focus on a specific topic predetermined by the Vice-Chancellor with input from the group. The basic layout of meetings will consist of a presentation about the specific topic with discussion and questions after. General questions not pertaining to the presentation or topic of the meeting will be collected before the meeting and filtered to those topics that pertain to Finance and Administration and the units which are overseen by the Vice-Chancellor. Adam
James Alvin
Emma Cline
Declan Dally
Kevin Jacobson
Adriana Kotchkoski
Rianna Mukherjee
Eunice Park
Interim Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration, Rob CramerJohn Horn,, and Lisa Walters,
Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning Student Advisory Committee5-70Provide 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. Abad Santos
Jett Bailey
Julia Kessel
Aerin Leigh Lammers
Josh Mitchell
Andy Stoiber
Sean Wei
John Zumbrunnen
John Zumbrunnen,
Wisconsin Experience Grant Committee21Review and make decisions on grant requests that empower student organizations on campus to host unique and impactful events.Every other week, Thursday 3 pm Keller-ChicoineKatie at or TJ Sargeant, tj.sargent@wisc.eduSelena Tapia,; Caitlin Schaer,;
Women in the University, Committee for *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.Meetings are held on Wednesdays from 2:30pm to 4, 8 to 9 times throughout the academic year Brandsma (G)
Sara Park (U)

Marah Curtis, Kate MoranLindsey Stoddard Cameron, and
WSUM Governance Board5 (4 At-large; 1 Journalism & Mass Comm grad student2 At-large, 1 Journalism & Mass Communication graduate studentOversee the policies, guidelines, staffing and budgeting of the campus radio station. Bailey
Amrutha Garimella
WSUM Station ManagerWSUM Station Manager