Current Faculty Senate Committee Memberships

Executive Committee

President: Jason Keeler
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
School of Education, Human Development, and Consumer Sciences
Advisor, Driving Our Peers Education (D.O.P.E.)
(502) 597-6019
jason.keeler@kysu.edu

Vice-President: Phillip Clay
Assistant Professor of Education
 School of Education, Human Development, and Consumer Sciences
Coordinator of Disability Resource Center
(502) 597-6041
phillip.clay@kysu.edu

Parliamentarian: Leigh Whittinghill
Assistant Professor of Urban Agriculture 
School of Agriculture, Communities, and the Environment
(502) 597-6130
leigh.whittinghill@kysu.edu

Secretary: Danny Collum
Professor of English
School of Humanities and Performing Arts
(502) 597-5983
danny.collum@kysu.edu

Previous Year President (ex-officio): Helen Smith
Associate Professor of English
School of the Humanities and Performing Arts
(502) 597-5015
helen.smith@kysu.edu



Academic Policies Committee

  • Chair: Buddhi Gyawali
  • Vice-Chair: Fariba Bigdeli-Jahed
  • Secretary: Leigh Whittinghill
  • Kristopher Grimes
  • Rene Desborde
  • Emanuel Amadife
  • Danny Collum

Budget and Academic Support Committee

  • Chair: Noel Novelo
  • Vice-Chair: Faiba Kashan
  • Secretary: Jennifer Ballard-Kang
  • Philip Clay
  • Bobby Walter
  • Keith McCutcheon

Curriculum Committee

  • Chair: Changzheng Wang
  • Vice-Chair: Shawn Lucas
  • Secretary: Johnathon Sharp
  • Jens Hannemann
  • Donavan Ramon
  • Herman Walston
  • Gavin Washington
  • Barbara Witty

Professional Concerns Committee

  • Chair: Monica Valentine
  • Vice-Chair: Bruce Griffis
  • Secretary: Helen Smith
  • Nancy Capriles
  • Alexander Lai
  • Patti Marraccini
  • Sharon McGee
  • Gary Stratton