Academic Staff Council committees expanding section
Bylaws, Election, and Policies/Procedures expanding section

The committee shall elect a chairperson and a recording secretary from its membership.

Responsibilities of the Committee are the following:

  1. Recommend Bylaw changes to the Council for approval.
  2. Conduct Council elections as described in Bylaws IV.
  3. Recommend changes in the UW-La Crosse Staff Handbook for consideration by the Council.

Members:

Must have at least 4 members, one of which must be a member of the ASC.

Each term shall be 3 years in length, except the term of the member who represents the ASC. That member’s term is a yearly appointment.

Council Rep Andy Jandt (2021)
At-Large Shannon Miller (2023)
At-Large Brad Quarberg (2022)
At-Large Will Van Roosenbeek (2023)
Alternate Mark Haakenson (2022)
Alternate Rachel Ross-Farmer (2022)

 

Professional Development expanding section

The committee shall elect a chairperson and a recording secretary from its membership.

Responsibilities of the committee are the following:

  1. Develop and maintain institutional plans for the administration of academic staff professional development funds.
  2. Receive and review academic staff professional development proposals and recommend funding. No member of the Professional Development Committee shall participate in the approval of his or her own request for professional development funds.
  3. Review UW-La Crosse and UW System professional development policies and procedures and recommend changes.
  4. Review UW-La Crosse and UW System policies on fee reimbursement for employment-related coursework and recommend changes.
  5. Disseminate professional development information to the academic staff.
  6. Develop additional professional development opportunities for academic staff through research of additional funding mechanisms and consultation with the UW-La Crosse Foundation.
  7. Receive and review Academic Staff Excellence Award applications. Committee members nominated for the award are excused from the committee for the duration of the process. If a majority of committee members are nominated, the Academic Staff Council shall appoint additional members to complete the process.

Members:

Must have 6 members. One must be an ASC rep. There must be a committee member from each of the operational areas, and two at-large.

Each term shall be 3 years in length, except the term of the member who represents the ASC. That member’s term is a yearly appointment.

Council Rep Stacy Narcotta-Welp (2023)
Student Affairs Jamie Schweiger (2023)
Administrative Coalition Mark Haakenson (2022)
At-Large Chandra Hawkins (2023)
Academic Affairs Cindy George (2022)
At-Large Michele Overgard (2023)
Alternate Jennifer Weber
Alternate Jeffrey Kerkman
Search and Screen Appointments expanding section

Responsibilities of the Committee are the following:

  1. Seek nominations from all academic staff for each Chancellor's Administrative Search and Screen Committee or other University-wide search.
  2. Review and recommend a pool of candidates for each search and screen committee to the Academic Staff Council Executive Committee.

Members:

There must be 4 members. One must be an ASC rep. There must be one member from each of the four operational areas.

The term of each regular member shall be staggered two-year terms.

Council Rep Kelly Buchholz (2021)
Student Affairs Dawn Hays (2022)
Administrative Coalition Kelsi Grubisich (2022)
Academic Affairs Kathryn Oleson (2021)
Alternate Victoria Rahn
Alternate Michelle Sturm
Title Review expanding section

Members:

There must be seven members. One must be an ASC rep. One must be an HR representative. All members on this committee must have senior, director, or program manager III titles.

The six academic staff members shall each serve a staggered three-year term.

HR Rep Jenny Holm (2023)
Council Rep Aaron Nielsen (2021)
At-Large Karolyn Bald (2023)
At-Large Jan Von Ruden (2021)
At-Large Carla Burkhardt (2021)
At-Large Joel Luedke (2022)
At-Large Lynn Wieland (2022)
Alternate Christina Hayes
Alternate Tony Hansen
Non-Instructional Grievance expanding section

Members:

The committee shall consist of nine academic staff members, and three alternate academic staff members, none of whom shall be a dean or director, nor a member of the instructional* academic staff, nor a member of the Academic Staff Council. A minimum of six committee members will hear the grievance. The committee shall elect a chairperson and a recording secretary from its membership.

At-Large Chris Dodge (2023)
At-Large Patrick Barlow (2023)
At-Large Terry Wirkus (2021)
At-Large Amanda Gasper (2021)
At-Large AJ Clauss (2023)
At-Large Sheldon Wagner (2021)
At-Large Matt Evensen (2023)
At-Large Jane Brannon (2022)
At-Large Rachel Ross-Farmer (2022)
Alternate Guy Herling
Alternate Andrew Ives
Alternate Cindy George
Miscellaneous committees expanding section
Parking Appeals expanding section

Responsibilities of the Committee are the following:

There must be one academic staff member on this university committee with one alternate. The term shall be two years in length. Hears appeals for parking violations.

At-Large Jennifer Weber (2022)
Alternate Charlene Holler
Student Misconduct expanding section

Responsibilities of the Committee are the following:

  1. To serve, as called upon, as a member of the tribunal in hearing student misconduct cases.

Members:

  1. At-Large Ashley Cree (2022)
    Alternate Guy Herling
International Education expanding section

Responsibilities of the committee are the following:

  1. Involves curricular and planning decisions regarding UWL courses that are offered in study abroad programs for UWL students.

Members:

At-Large Marjorie Bazluki (2022)
Alternate Ka Lia Smith

 

Textbook Oversight expanding section

Responsibilities of the Committee are the following:

  1. To oversee the implementation and maintenance of policy and guidelines for Textbook Rental Services, and to review and revise policy as required.

Members:

  1. At-Large Matt Evensen (2022)
    Alternate Mark Haakenson
Conference/university committees expanding section
Joint Planning and Budget expanding section

Duties and responsibilities of the committee are outlined on the Chancellor's JP&B committee page.

Members:

There must be 6 academic staff on this committee, one of which shall be the VC of the ASC.

Council Rep (Vice-Chair) AJ Clauss (2021)
At-Large Troy Richter (2023)
At-Large Will Van Roosenbeek (2023)
At-Large TBD
At-Large Courtney Smith (2022)
At-Large Christina Hayes (2022)
Alternate Kelly Buchholz
Alternate Sheldon Wagner
Joint Legislative/Regents Relations Committee expanding section

The committee shall elect a chairperson and a recording secretary from its membership.

Responsibilities of the Committee are the following:

  1. Increase awareness among legislators and regents about the contributions of academic staff, faculty and students to the university, as well as issues of concern for academic staff, faculty, and students.
  2. Increase awareness among academic staff, faculty, and students about legislative and regent issues that affect the university in general, and campus academic staff, faculty, and student governance groups specifically.
  3. Assist campus governance groups in researching legislative or system-related actions that potentially impact academic staff, faculty, and students, and make recommendations to the campus governance groups.
  4. Actively advocate on behalf of the university on legislative and regents issues.
  5. Coordinate efforts with other campus legislative activities.
  6. Encourage information-sharing and joint activities with academic staff, faculty, and students at other campuses.

Members:

There must be 3 academic staff on this committee. One shall be the UW System AS Rep, and the other two shall be academic staff members approved by the ASC.

Terms for the UW-System AS Rep shall be one year. Other appointees shall each serve a three-year staggered term.

  1. Council Rep (Madison Rep) AJ Clauss (2020)
    At-Large Drea Higgins (2021)
    At-Large Kjerstin Lang (2021)
    Alternate Josh Bench
    Alternate Maren Walz
Joint Multicultural Affairs Committee expanding section

The Committee shall elect its chairperson.

Duties and responsibilities of the committee are outlined on the Chancellor's JMAC committee page.

Members:

At-Large Miranda Panzer (2021)
At-Large Reginald Hawkins (2022)
At-Large TBD
Alternate Michele Overgard
Alternate Jeffery Kerkman

There must be 3 academic staff on this committee.

Joint Committee on Environmental Sustainability expanding section

The Committee shall elect its chairperson.

Duties and responsibilities of the committee are outlined on the Chancellor's committee page.

Members:

There must be 3 academic staff on this committee.

At-Large Steve Fulton (2023)
At-Large Guy Herling (2021)
At-Large Emily Roraff (2022)
Alternate Stephanie Speer
Alternate Andy Jandt

 

Student Association committees (Athletics) expanding section

Helps determine policy and budget for the athletics program related to student segregated fees.

Members:

At-Large Brad Quarberg (2022)
At-Large Michelle Sturm (2021)
Alternate Travis Hendrickson

Description TBD

At-Large TBD

Description TBD

ASC representative Andew Ives (2023)