Legislative Affairs

This committee will develop an annual faculty legislative agenda in general consultation with, but independent of other constituencies on this campus. The committee will serve as the liaison with the faculty on all legislative matters and report to the Faculty Senate on a regular basis regarding all actions contemplated or required in executing its responsibilities. This committee will publish (in timely fashion) information regarding legislative issues. The committee will disseminate information on upcoming elections and referenda that pertain to issues affecting the welfare of public higher education. The committee will promote the faculty legislative agenda with the legislative and executive branches of the state government. This committee will not engage in partisan politics of any kind. This committee will not take stands on issues unrelated to the welfare of public higher education.

Member Department College Term Ends Term #
Burnis Morris Journalism & Mass Communications CAM 2025 1
Stephen T. Young Criminal Justice & Criminology COS 2023 1
Marybeth Beller Political Science COLA 2025 1
Heather Lauer Library ULIB 2023 1
Elizabeth Niese Liaison FS 2022 n/a
Casey Baker Accountancy/Legal Environment COB 2025 2
Richard Begley Engineering CECS 2023 1
Alysha Nicole Nichols Graduate Social Work Program COHP 2025 2
George Watson Teached Ed UG COEPD 2023 1
James Becker Family Medicine SOM 2023 1
Brian Gallagher Pharmacy Practice SOP 2023 2
tba SGA Representative Student

Ex-Officio, Nonvoting Members

Carol Hurula Classified Staff Council Representative
Tim Melvin Classified Staff Council Representative
Rich Sutphin GSC Representative
Tom Hisiro South Charleston At-Large Representative
Amine Oudghiri-Otmani MU ACF Representative
Robin Riner Faculty Representative to the MU Board of Governors
Bill Burdette President’s Legislative Liaison
Susan Hubbard Former Legislator
Jody Smirl Former Legislator

Archives

Other Resources

Contact

Old Main 310
Marshall University
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
(304)-696-4376
Senate@marshall.edu

Officers:

Tracy Christofero - Chair
Eryn Roles - Assistant Chair
Sujoy Bose - Recording Secretary

Staff:

Amie Maynard - Administrative Associate