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Committee ScheduleCommittee Page2023/24 Student AppointeesCommittee ChairCommittee Contact Info
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 Jacobson
Han Raschka
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 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. O'DonnellBret ShawBradley Herrick,
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 Butler
Katie Mangus
Dr. Ann Sheehy, Associate Professor, Department of,
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 Cummins
Carter Kammes
Campus Area Neighborhood Association (CANA) 30Campus 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.Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at 6:00PMhttps://canamadison.comDiana Dai
Amelia Dyer
Tyler Kochman
Tanner Mechura, canamadison@gmail.comTanner Mechura, 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. Bhuyan
Emmett Lockwood
Foram Gathia
Michael Schatz
Nasia Safdar and Tetyana 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.Approx 8 times through the academic year, on 2nd Thursday of the month 8:30-10:00am Lynn
Ndemazea Fonkem (Alternate)
Provost 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. Jerez
Tyler Kochman
Reed Lokken
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 undergraduate0Provide 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. Riazi (G)
Megan Keefe (U)
Amanda Jovaag,
Color of Drinking Survey Taskforce73The primary purpose of the Color of Drinking Survey Task Force is to initiate direct action items in response to the findings of the Color of Drinking Survey administered by University Health Services. This committee will analyze data with the assistance of the UHS leadership and violence prevention teams as a means to address the high-risk drinking climate at UW-Madison to propose alternatives that prioritize the safety of students with emphasis on the disproportionate effects of alcohol on students of color. TBD Borras
Lynne Cotter
Miranda Garcia-Dove
Ja'Nya Parks
Landis Varughese (Anti-Violence Coordinator)
Amaya Boman, ASM Anti-Violence Coordinator,
Dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine - Search & Screen Committee10Krista Li
Dean of Students Advisory Board6-100An 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 Anderson
Josh Elkin
Larissa Foley
Jade Laatsch
Mavis Liang
Dean Pak
Bri Seagreaves
Joey Wendtland
Christina Olstad,
Kathy Kuno,

Dean of Students, Advisory Committee to 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. Borras
Ella Greven
Tyler Katzenberger
Samara Rezwan
Amber Epp, amber.epp@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. Lillge (G)
Charlotte Neumann (U)
Distinguished Teaching Awards Committee *2 (1 graduate, 1 undergraduate) 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.Fall only. Awards review meeting at the end of the semester. Borras (U)
Sanjana Prabhakar (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 KourafasJerome Camal, AnthropologySara Stephenson, Academic Planning in L&S,
Gender Inclusive Restroom Facilities Task Force20This 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 Filter
Jess Harlan
Co-chairs: Gary Brown, Director of Campus Planning and Landscape Architecture; Kelly Krein, ASM Leadership & Advocacy Program ManagerEden Inoway-Ronnie, Office of the Provost:
Global Badger Experience Grant Board 10Grant-funding board that approves funding for campus events geared toward global engagement and intercultural dialogue.Every other Friday, 12:30pm to 1:30. FoleyJaisheree Sanadhya,
Graduate School Dean's Advisory Council4 graduate2The 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 Niepsuj
Steven Shakiba
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 Bubnick
AJ Butler
Albert Chou
Ace Filter
Shia Fisher
Tyler Katzenberger
Merrick Scholz
Randall BrownPamela Miller,
Housing and Dining Committee5 (preferably living in UW Housing)0Oversee 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 Crogan
Amelia Dyer
Josh Juarez
Mavis Liang
Charlotte Neumann
Jeff Novak
Faye Reber,
Immigration and International Issues Committee*3 (1 graduate & 1 undergraduate, 1 either)1Considers 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. Foley (U)
Sanjana Prabhakar (G)
Information Technology Committee*3 (1 graduate & 1 undergraduate, 1 either)0Advisory 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
Aidan Cummins (U)
Ben Klicker (U)
Matthew Viens (G)
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 *3 (at least one graduate/professional student)2Provide 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 Koller (P)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. Koffron
Ross O'Donnell
Evie Sellers
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. Bubnick
Briana Medina
Sara Stephenson, Academic Planning in L&S,
LGBTQ+ Committee*3 (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 Filter (U)
Benjamin Lillge (G)
Michael Schatz (U)
Co-Chairs: Steph Tai, Jay BotsfordGideon Elliot,
Library Resources Committee for the Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities*3 (2 graduate, 1 undergraduate)1The Library Resources Committee for the Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities advises the libraries and the University Library Committee about research needs specific and unique to scholars in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, who depend upon access to the deep and rich holdings of campus libraries. The committee consults with library administration and staff about the specific and unique research needs of scholars in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Hollenstein
Non-Resident Tuition Appeals Committee2-40Hearing body that considers appeals for exemption from non-resident tuition. Training for members occurs at the start of the fall semester and appeals are generally held between September and November. There are additional hearings in the spring, but most of the work is done during the fall semester.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 Boman
Nick Mugnai
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. Butler
Lauren Ehehalt
Rin Ujikawa
Dom Zappia
Dean of Students, Christina Olstad and the Chief of Police, Kristen RomanKathy Kuno,
Rachel Laubmeier,
Recreational and Wellbeing Board*7 (1 SSFC student requirement)1First meeting is September: Friday, 9/24, 9am-10am; Meetings are generally held on the first Friday of each month from 9:00am-10:00am Davis
Daniel Gutierrez (SSFC rep)
Ella Jiang
Sina Riazi
Bri Seagreaves
Alison Wortley
Clifford ThurberContact: or Whitney McMonigle,
Resident Halls Advisory Board (RHAB)1 (non-voting)0The provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, is the deputy to the chancellor in the overall academic leadership and administrative management of the university.Monthly or as needed JuarezJeff NovakBretagne Ballard, Associate Director for Residence Life,
School of Education Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee2 (Must be enrolled in the School of Education)2The 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.Meets monthly on Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. on the following dates:
Tuesday, September 20
Tuesday, October 18
Tuesday, November 15
Tuesday, December 13
Tuesday, January 17
Tuesday, February 21
Tuesday, March 21
Tuesday, April 18
Tuesday, May 2 GathiaTBDJason Roth,
School of Education Programs Committee2 (1 graduate & 1 undergraduate, must be enrolled in School of Education)2The 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. Meets monthly on Fridays from 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. on the following dates:
Friday, September 2
Friday, October 7
Friday, November 4
Friday, December 2
Friday, February 3
Friday, March 3
Friday, April 7
Friday, May 5 GathiaAdam Nelson, Senior Associate Dean for Academic ProgramsCindy Waldeck,
Space and Remodeling Policies Committee*10Review 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 FonkemBrent Loyd,; Eden Inoway-Ronnie
Student Misconduct Panel*151When 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. Akins
Haia Al Zein
Olivia Bartman
Amaya Boman
Arya Chimata
Sam Donahue
Jess Gomez
Chelsea Korang-Otchere
Zoey Kue
Reed Lokken
Hannah Moore
Nick Mugnai
Lucy Rislov
Steven Shakiba
Christine Yim,
Student Organizations, Committee on (CSO)96Carry 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. Buegger
Alex Delmore
Sam Gibbons
Ella Greven
Tyler Herman
Logan Homberg
Ella Jiang
AJ Magasinn
Sina Riazi
Nicholas Sinn
Alex Delmore (Student Chair)Aaron Vieth,; CSO Chair,
Student Title IX Advisory Committee (STIXA)1511Advise the Dean of Students and campus Title IX Coordinator on sexual violence prevention and education, complaint investigation and adjudication policy, and campus culture/climate. Bartman
Melanie Cohn
Amelia Dyer
Miranda Garcia-Dove
Briana Medina
Megan Mladucky
Caroline Mork
Katrina Nevinski
Landis Varughese
Student Workers’ Rights Committee8 (5 at-large, SSFC designee, EIC designee, Shared Gov Chair designee2A student group to advise campus leadership on current labor and wage conflicts involving campus student hourly positions. The body will work to determine solutions to existing labor issues on campus as well as to provide a route to hear and address student concerns. The body will consist of 8 total seats which include five at-large seats, the SSFC Chair or appointee, the EIC Chair or appointee, and the Shared Governance Chair or appointee. The chair of the committee is internally elected.TBD Crogan
Josh Juarez
Hannah Koller
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 Anderson (G)
Evie Sellers (U)
Sustainability Advisory Council - Student Subcommittee10 (mix of graduate and undergraduate students)10 (mix of graduate and undergraduate students)The 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. Sustainability Chair or designee)
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. Asbury
Tyler Herman
Rin Ujikawa
Joey Wendtland
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. Culver (SSFC rep)
Kevin Jacobson (ASM Chair)
Mavis Liang
Helen Simpson
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 VenkatKarl 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 CumminsPat McGowanPat McGowan:, and
University Child Care Committee2 (1 graduate - preferably TA & 1 undergraduate)1 graduateThis 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 Hollenstein (U)Phillip Braithwaite, phillip.braithwaite@wisc.eduPhillip Braithwaite,;
Cigdem Unal,;
Lindsey Stoddard Cameron,
University General Education Committee2 (1 graduate & 1 undergraduate)2A campus-wide policy committee dealing with all issues related to the university-wide undergraduate general education requirements. Stephenson, Academic Planning in L&S,
University Honors Committee30Provide leadership to strengthen undergraduate experiences for students in honors and related programs. Herman
Amitabha Shatdal
Helen Simpson
Heather MialikHeather Mialik,
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 ButlerTimothy SmeedingGideon Elliot,, and
University Libraries 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.Second Tuesday of the month from 9am to 10

Claire Lamoureux
Han Raschka
Evie Sellers
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 Sheehan
Nicholas Sinn
Landis Varughese
Chief Kristen Roman, uwpdchief@wisc.eduRachel Laubmeier,
Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration (VCFA) Study Group8 (7 at-large, 1 for Shared Governance designee)1Agendas 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. Asbury
AJ Butler
Aidan Cummins
Daniel Gutierrez
Kevin Jacobson
Ella Jiang
Dom Zappia
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. Asbury
ShY Fisher
Miranda Garcia-Dove
Foram Gathia
Lindsey Kourafas
Matthew Viens
John Zumbrunnen
John Zumbrunnen,
Wisconsin Experience Grant Committee20Review and make decisions on grant requests that empower student organizations on campus to host unique and impactful events.Every other week, Thursday 3 pm Fernandez
Samara Rezwan
Jay King: jay.king@wisc.eduJay King:;
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 Bhuyan (G)
Melanie Cohn (U)
Marah Curtis, Kate MoranLindsey Stoddard Cameron, and
WSUM Governance Board5 (4 At-large; 1 Journalism & Mass Comm grad student3Oversee the policies, guidelines, staffing and budgeting of the campus radio station. Dougherty (G)
Dom Zappia
WSUM Director of Radio, Kelsey BrannanWSUM Director of Radio, Kelsey Brannan,