Staff Senate

Committees and Initiatives


Staff Senate Committees

To see the term end dates for each committee member, visit the Staff Senate Members page.

Governance and Membership Committee

  • Jerry Hensley, Chair
  • Kurt Holden
  • Amanda Spencer
  • Betsie Turner
  • Frank Wolz

Policy and Welfare Committee

  • Franchesca Alford
  • Michael Epley
  • Seth Gordon
  • Courtney Laukitis, Chair
  • Richard Perry

Communications and Marketing Committee

  • Branden Combs, Chair
  • Mia Honaker
  • Courtney Laukitis
  • Ben Lootens
  • Jill Puthoff

CommUnity Coalition

  • Branden Combs
  • Eric Corbitt
  • Cassie McKinney
  • Debra Radford, Chair
  • Michelle VanHuss


University Committees

  • Bookstore: Ann Greer
  • Budget and Finance: Frank Wolz, Amanda Spencer
  • Buildings & Grounds: Michael VanHorn
  • Dining Services: Rene Jewett
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Michelle VanHuss
  • Employee Hardship Fund: Michael VanHorn, Lisa Bleeke
  • Health Benefits Advisory: Ann Greer
  • Mental Health Taskforce: Tami Smith
  • President's Council on Inclusive Excellence: Franchesca Alford
  • Information Technology: Amanda Spencer
  • OSCHE: Connie Bajek, Seth Gordon