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Steering Committee



To view Steering Committee meeting minutes and materials, visit the Resources Page

The Steering Committee will be comprised of the following members
Chair: Tom Smith, Provost 
Academic Senate Chair: Dylan Rodriguez, MCS
Academic Senate: Christiane Wierauch, Entomology 
Staff Assembly President: Crystal Petrini
GSA President: John Haberstroh 
ASUCR President: Julian Gonzalez

Vice Chancellors:

  • Peter Hayashida, Vice Chancellor for University Advancement 
  • Brian Haynes, member Student Experience, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs 
  • Rodolfo Torres, Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development 

Deans of Colleges: 

  • Chris Lynch, BCOE Dean 
  • Milagros Pena, CHASS Dean 
  • Kathryn Uhrich, CNAS Dean

Chairs and Vice Chairs of Strategic Planning Committees: 

  • Yat Sun Poon, Chair, Unparalleled Student Experience, Mathematics 
  • Rebekah Richert, Vice-Chair, Unparallel Student Experience, Psychology
  • Xiaoping Hu, Chair, Research and Scholarly Distinction, Bioengineering 
  • Timothy Lyons, Vice-Chair, Research and Scholarly Distinction, Earth Sciences 
  • Bruce Link, Chair, Contributions to the Public Good, Sociology and SPP 
  • Gabriela Canalizo, Vice-Chair, Contributions to the Public Good, Physics and Astronomy 
  • Xuan Liu, Chair, A Thriving Campus Community, Biochemistry 
  • Eddie Comeaux, Vice-Chair, A Thriving Campus Community, GSOE
  • Christian Shelton, Chair, Sustainable IO&P, Computer Science 
  • Gloria Gonzales-Rivera, Vice-Chair, Sustainable IO&P, Economics 

Supporting Staff Member

  • Ken Baerenklau, Support, Associate Provost & SPP 
  • Shannon Timmons, Support, Provost Office