GDCB Committees for 2019-20

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Executive Committee

GDCB Committees(Committee elects a chair: 5 tenured members, including chairs of the Curriculum and the Promotion and Tenure committees)

  • Jeff Essner (Chair)
  • Diane Bassham
  • Phil Becraft (Curriculum Committee Chair)
  • Karri Haen-Whitmer
  • Don Sakaguchi (Promotion and Tenure Committee Chair)

Promotion and Tenure Committee

(5 tenured members, including at least 3 full professors and the peer teaching coordinator)

  • Don Sakaguchi (Chair)
  • Carolyn Lawrence-Dill
  • Steve Rodermel
  • Erik Vollbrecht
  • Clark Coffman (peer teach rep)

Curriculum Committee

(Chair plus members of undergraduate program committees and peer teaching coordinator)

  • Phil Becraft (Chair)
  • Biology Program Committee: GDCB representatives
    Jeff Essner (Chair), Erik Vollbrecht (Associate Program Director), Sayali Kukday and Lauren Ramos (EEOB/GDCB advising staff)
  • Genetics Major Committee: GDCB representatives
    Hua Bai, Maura McGrail and Lois Girton (GDCB advising staff)
  • BCBio Supervisory Committee: GDCB representatives
    Karin Dorman, Eve Wurtele and Lois Girton (GDCB staff)
  • Peer Teaching Coordinator: Clark Coffman

Graduate Affairs Committee

  • Maura McGrail (Chair)
  • Xun Gu
  • Eve Wurtele
  • Danise Jones (staff)

Honors and Awards Committee

(4 faculty, 1 staff and 1 graduate student)

  • Tom Peterson (Chair)
  • Diane Bassham
  • Hala Bastawros
  • Eric Henderson
  • Danise Jones (staff)
  • Graduate student representative (TBD)

Seminar Committee

(6 faculty, 1 staff and 1 graduate student)

  • Steve Howell (Chair)
  • Kyaw (Joe) Aung
  • Hua Bai
  • Mohan Gupta
  • Dior Kelley
  • Geetu Tuteja
  • Marna Yandeau-Nelson
  • Danise Jones (staff)
  • Graduate Student Representative (TBD)

Diversity Committee

(3 faculty, 1 staff and 1 graduate student)

  • Clark Coffman (Chair; LAS representative)
  • Dior Kelley (CALS representative)
  • Xun Gu
  • Staff
  • Rebekah Starks (Graduate student representative)

Communications Team

  • Eric Henderson 
  • Danise Jones (Staff)
  • Graduate student representative (TBD)

Faculty Senate: Maura McGrail

LAS Representative: Don Sakaguchi

GDCB Representative on CALS Curriculum Committee: Phil Becraft

GDCB Representative on CALS Academic Affairs Committee: Erik Vollbrecht

Data Science Curriculum Committee: Carolyn Lawrence-Dill

GDCB Representative on the Bessey Core Research Facility Committee: Mohan Gupta

Library Liaison: Mike McCloskey

Organizer of brown bag seminars: Diane Bassham