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.

  1. Council Rep: Amanda King
  2. Chandra Hawkins (2020)
  3. Lisa Weston (2019)
  4. Beth Hill (2020)

Alt: Theresa Luensmann, James Bushman

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.

  1. Council Rep: Chris Stindt
  2.  Brad Quarberg (2019)
  3. Taylor Wilmoth (2019)
  4. Stacy Narcotta-Welp (2020)
  5. Jamie Schweiger (2020)
  6. Victor Hill (2021)

Alt: Tony Hansen
Alt: Bridget Reedy

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.

  1. Council Rep: Miranda Panzer
  2. Aaron Nielsen (2019)
  3. Tracey Simpson (2020)
  4. Dawn Hays (2020)

Alt: Will Van Roosenbeek
Alt: Kathryn Oleson

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.

  1. Council Rep: Cynthia Carlson
  2. HR Rep: Amy Whillock
  3. Pat Markos (2019)
  4. Mary Beth Valhalla (2019)
  5. David Johnson (2019)
  6. Sharie Brunk (2019)
  7. Victor Hill (2020)

Alt: Jan Von Ruden
Alt: Carla Burkhardt

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.

  1. Jeff Kerkman (2019)

Alt: Jennifer Weber

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. Peter Stovall (2019)

Alt: Ashley Cree

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:

  1. Marjorie Bazluki (2020)

Alt: Robert Packard

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. Jan Von Ruden (2020)

Alt: Theresa Luensmann

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.

  1. Council Rep: Cynthia Carlson 
  2. Robin Tuxen (2019)
  3. Jordan Schaller (2019)
  4. Troy Richter (2020)
  5. AJ Clauss (2021)
  6. Kim Blum (2021)

Alt: Abigail Deyo
Alt: Christopher Stindt

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: Jaralee Richter (Madison Representative)
  2. Drea Higgins
  3. Kjestin Lang

alt: Josh Bench
alt: 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:

There must be 3 academic staff on this committee.

  1. Charlene Holler (2019)
  2. Will Van Roosenbeek (2019)
  3. Miranda Panzer (2021)

alt: Michele Overgard
alt: Reginald Hawkins

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.

  1. Steve Fulton (2020)
  2. Dennis Rodenberg (2020)
  3. Guy Herling (2021)

Alt: Grace Janssen
Alt: Amanda King

Student Association committees expanding section

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

Members:

  1. Sheldon Wagner (2019)
  2. Charlene Holler (2021)

Alt: Katheryn Oleson