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Executive Committee:
Dave Hambright (Biology), Chair, or
Hunter Heyck (History of Science, Technology, & Medicine), Chair-elect,
Sarah Robbins (University Libraries), Secretary,
Lori Jervis (Anthropology), at-large,
Jie Zhang (Mod. Lang., Lit., & Ling.), at-large,
Lee Fithian (Architecture), at-large,
Amy McGovern (Computer Science / Meteorology), at-large,
Anthony Natale (Social Work), Faculty Comp. & Benefits Comm. Chair,
Roksana Alavi (Extended Campus), Faculty Div., Equity, & Incl. Comm. Chair,
Stephanie Burge (Sociology), Faculty Welfare Comm. Chair,
Keri Kornelson (Mathematics), Immediate Past Chair,
Amy Bradshaw (Educational Psychology), Past Chair, 2020-21
Joshua Nelson (English), Past Chair 2019-20,

Council Chairs (to be updated):
Academic Programs: Jane Wickersham (History)
Athletics: Chris Dalton (Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering)  
Budget: Jill Edy (Communication)
Campus Planning: inactive
Continuing Education: Bonnie Pitblado (Anthropology)
Faculty Awards & Honors: Andrew John (OU-HSC )
Information Technology: Richard Sprecker (Drama)
Research: Ying Wang (Mathematics)

Committee on Committees:
Hunter Heyck (History of Science, Technology, & Medicine) (2022-23), Chair,
Yang Hong (Civil Engineering & Environmental Science) (2020-23)
Luz-Eugenia Fuenzalida (Psychology) (2022-24)
Lyn Cramer (Musical Theatre) (2021-24)
Amy Bradshaw (Educational Psychology) (2022-25)
Vassilios Sikavitsas (Biomedical Engineering) (2022-25)

Committee on Faculty Compensation and Benefits:
Anthony Natale (Social Work) (2021-24), Chair,
‪Rebecca Loraamm (Geography & Environmental Sustainability) (2021-23)
Tassie Hirschfeld (Anthropology) (2021-23)
Ying Wang (Mathematics) (2021-24)
Andrew Cuccia (Accounting) (2021-24)
Kun Lu (Library & Information Studies) (2022-25)
Julia Abramson (Modern Lang., Lit., & Ling.) (2022-25)

Committee on Faculty Welfare:
Stephanie Burge (Sociology) (2021-24), Chair,
Boyko Dossev (Dance) (2020-23)
Suzanne Moon (History of Science, Technology, & Medicine) (2022-23)
Jane Wickersham (History) (2022-25)
Brenda Barnes (Law) (2022-25)

Committee on Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
Roxanna Alavi (Professional & Continuing Studies) (2021-24), Chair,
Paul Ketchum (Criminal Justice) (2020-23)
Jacquelyn Slater Reese (University Libraries) (2020-23)
Talisha Haltiwanger Morrison  (Writing Center) (2021-24)
Leslie Kraus Steffensen (Dance) (2022-25)
Kato Dee (Geosciences) (2022-25)

Ed Cline Faculty Development Awards Committee:
Lina Ortega (University Libraries) (2021-23)
Rozmeri Basic (Visual Arts) (2021-23)
Tess Elliot (Visual Arts) (2022-24)
Suzanne Moon (History of Science, Technology, and Medicine) (2022-24)
Lucy Lifschitz (Mathematics) (2022-24)

Faculty Scholars Steering Committee for the Center for Faculty Excellence (CFE):
Rebecca Huskey (Classics & Letters) (2020-23)
TBD (replace Prof. Beach who retired) (2022-23)
Somik Ghosh (Construction Science) (2021-24)
Janel Cavazos (Psychology) (2021-24)
Bruce Mason (Physics & Astronomy) (2021-24)
Somik Ghosh (Construction Science) (2021-24)
Lance Lobban (Chemical, Biological, & Mechanical Engineering (2022-25)
TBD (replace Prof. Steele whose term ended) (2022-25)

Arts and Humanities Faculty Fellowship Committee:
Lisa Funnell (Women's & Gender Studies) (2020-23), College of Arts & Sciences
Gregory Lee (Music) (2020-23), College of Fine Arts
Ann-Marie Syzmanski (Political Science) (2021-24), College of Arts & Sciences
Roxanne Lyst (Dance) (2021-24), College of Fine Arts
Jill Hicks-Keeton (Religious Studies) (2022-25), College of Arts & Sciences
Lloyd Cracknell (Drama) (2022-25), College of Fine Arts

Research Advisory Committee to Vice President for Research (3-year term)
David Vishanoff (Religious Studies) (2022-25)

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