Committee Members

Co-chairs

  • Terry Rizzo, Chair, Professor, Kinesiology
  • Sam Sudhakar, Vice President, Information Technology Services and CIO

Members

  • Alfredo Barcenas, President, ASI (for AY14-15)
  • Beth Jaworski, Interim Assistant Vice President for Student Services
  • Connie McReynolds, Professor (SRC) and Director, Institute of Research, Assessment & Professional Development
  • Jeff Tan, SSP, Psychological Counseling Center
  • Jonathan Anderson, Chair, Public Administration
  • Kathy Ervin, Professor, Theatre Arts
  • Laurie Smith, Chair, Professor, Social Work
  • Matias Farre, Assistant Director, Accounting
  • Monica Alejandre, Senior Budget Analyst, University Advancement
  • Sharon Brown-Welty, Dean, PDC

Strategic Planning Staff

  • Karina Alvarado, Executive Assistant, ITS VP Office
  • Jolene Koester, Consultant
  • Julie Lappin, Water Resources Institute, Program Manager
  • Muriel C. Lopez-Wagner, AVP Institutional Effectiveness and Director of Institutional Research

Research Subcommittee Members

  • Dr. Muriel Lopez-Wagner, AVP Institutional Effectiveness and Director of IR
  • Dr. Jonathan Anderson, Professor & Chair, Public Administration
  • Dr. Jeff Tan, Clinical Psychologist, Psychological Counseling Center
  • Dr. Barbara Sirotnik, Professor, Information and Decision Sciences and Director of IAR
  • Dr. Christopher Naticchia, Professor, Philosophy
  • Dr. Marita Mahoney, Director, Office of Assessment & Research, College of Education

Working Groups

Priority 1: Student Success

  • Jodie Ullman, Professor, Psychology (Co-chair)
  • William Vanderburgh, Associate Vice President & Dean, Undergraduate Studies (Co-chair)
  • Yousef Abedrabbo, student
  • William Aguilar, Emeritus Special Projects
  • Alfredo Barcenas, President, ASI (for AY14-15)
  • Francisca Beer, Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and Student Research
  • Kim Cousins, Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Marcelle Daniels, Director, Veterans Success Center
  • Alysson Satterlund, Associate Vice President & Dean of Students, Student Affairs
  • Qiana Wallace, Director of Retention Projects, Undergraduate Studies

Priority 2: Faculty and Staff Success

  • Monty Van Wart, Professor, Public Administration (Co-chair)
  • Marisol Johnson, Confidential Aide, Student Affairs (Co-chair)
  • Wendy Arroyos, student
  • Claudia Davis, Associate Professor, Nursing
  • Matias Farre, Assistant Director, Accounting
  • Janelle Gilbert-Darius, Associate Professor, Advising Coordinator, Psychology
  • Vipin Gupta, Associate Dean, Business & Public Administration
  • César Portillo, Associate Vice President, Human Resources

  • Jeff Tan, SSP, Psychological Counseling Center

Priority 3: Resource Sustainability and Expansion

  • Stuart Sumida, Professor, Biology (Co-chair)
  • Gerard Au, AVP, Operations & Customer Support, Information Technology Services (Co-chair)
  • Monir Ahmed, AVP Finance, Administration & Finance
  • Beth Brenner, Associate Vice President, Development
  • Marc Fudge, Assistant Professor, Public Administration
  • Tina Howe, Director of Administrative Services, PDC
  • Connie McReynolds, Professor (SRC) and Director, Institute of Research, Assessment & Professional Development
  • Laurie Smith, Chair, Professor, Social Work

Priority 4: Community Engagement and Partnerships

  • Cherstin Lyon, Associate Professor, History (Co-chair)
  • Diane Podolske, Director, Community Engagement (Co-chair)
  • Jonathan Anderson, Chair, Public Administration
  • Jim Charkins, Professor, Economics
  • Kathy Ervin, Professor, Theatre Arts
  • Kevin Hatcher, Assistant Vice President for Athletics & Recreation
  • Pam Langford, Director, Executive Affairs
  • Carmen Murillo-Moyeda, Marketing Specialist, Public Affairs
  • Alexandru Roman, Assistant Professor, Public Administration
  • Joseph Siy, student

Priority 5: Identity

  • Astrid Sheil, Interim Chair, Accounting & Finance & Associate Professor, Communication Studies (Co-chair)
  • Carol Dixon, Director, Special Events & Guest Services (Co-chair)
  • Monica Alejandre, Senior Budget Analyst, University Advancement
  • Fernando Banos, student
  • Sharon Brown-Welty, Dean, PDC
  • Angela Gillespie, Graphic Designer, Public Affairs
  • Beth Jaworski, Interim Assistant Vice President for Student Services
  • Todd Johnson, Chair, Music
  • Victoria Seitz, Professor, Marketing
  • Maylyne Togafau, student