Senators

Faculty Senate Leadership 2023-2024

Agenda Committee List (click here for bios)

 

  • Vidya Sundar, Occupational Therapy, CHHS, Chair
  • Jeffrey Halpern, Chemical Engineering, CEPS, Vice Chair
  • James Connell, Physics, CEPS, Member-at-Large
  • Amy Ramage,  Communication Science Disorders, CHHS, Member-at-Large
  • Will Smiley, Classics, Humanities, and Italian Studies, COLA, Member-at-Large
  • Matthew MacManes, Molecular, Cellular & Biomedical Sciences, COLSA, Past Chair
Faculty Senators: 2023-2024 Academic Year
Accounting and Finance

Kevin McLaughlin, 2024
John Hasseldine, 2025

Agriculture, Nutrition and Food Systems
Liz Brock, 2024
Sherman Bigornia, 2025
Anthropology
(shares Geography Senator)
Art and Art History
Julee Holcombe, 2025
Biological Sciences
Gregg Moore, 2024
Easton White, 2025
Chemical Engineering
Jeffrey Halpern, 2024
Chemistry
Katharine Winans, 2024
Erik Berda, 2025
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Erin Bell, 2024
VACANT, 2025
Classics, Humanities and Italian Studies

Will Smiley, 2025

College of Professional Studies, Online

Sarah Batterson, 2025
College of Professional Studies, Manchester
Jeremiah Johnson, 2024, Maeve Dion Fall Proxy
Nicholas Mian, 2025
Bill Troy, 2025

Communication

Joseph Terry, 2024
Renee Heath, 2025

Communication Science Disorders

Amy Ramage, 2025

Computer Sciences

Laura Dietz, 2024
Craig Smith, 2025

Decision Sciences
Inchan Kim, 2024
Noele Lee, 2025
Earth Sciences
VACANT, 2024
Jo Laird, 2025
Economics
Andrew Seal, 2024
Neil Niman, 2025
Education
VACANT, 2025
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Nicholas Kirsch, 2024
English
VACANT, 2024
Lisa MacFarlane, 2025
Molly Campbell, 2025, Christine O'Keefe, Fall Proxy 
Geography
Mary Stampone, 2025
Health Management & Policy
Esmaeil Bahalkeh, Fall 2023
Semra Aytur, Spring 2024

History
Michael Leese, 2025
Molly Dorsey, 2024

Hospitality Management
El-Hachemi Aliouche, 2025
Human Development & Family Studies
Tyler Jamison, 2025
Kinesiology
Mike Stocz, 2024
Michael Brian, 2025
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
​​​​​Clara Castro-Ponce, 2024
Ileana Chirila, 2025       
Library
Kathrine Aydelott, 2024, Wendy Pothier, Fall Proxy
Management
Scott Lemos, 2024
VACANT, 2025
Marketing

Moein Khanlari, 2024

Mathematics and Statistics

Adam Boucher, 2024
Maria Basterra, 2025

Mechanical Engineering
Juan Carlos Cuevas Bautista, 2024
Ivo Nedyalkov, 2025
Molecular, Cellular & Biomedical Sciences
Matthew MacManes, 2024
Sherine Elsawa, 2025
Music
Daniel Beller-McKenna, 2025
Natural Resources & the Environment
Jessica Ernakovich, 2024, Rob Robertson, Proxy
Adrienne Kovach, 2025
Nursing
Sara Robinson, 2024, Elizabeth Harrison, Proxy
Pamela Kallmerten, 2025
Occupational Therapy
Vidya Sundar, 2025
Philosophy
Laure Barillas, 2024
Physics and Astronomy
Kai Germaschewski, 2024
James Connell, 2025
Political Science

Betsy Carter, 2024

Psychology
Elizabeth Caldwell, 2024
Benjamin Wormwood, 2025
Recreation Management and Policy
Jessie Bennett, 2025
Sociology
Catherine Moran, 2024, Ryan Gibson, Spring Proxy
Social Work
John DeJoie, 2024
Sherri Simmons-Horton, 2025

Theatre and Dance​​​​​​
Assaf Benchetrit

Women's and Gender Studies
Sharyn Potter, 2024, Anna Wainwright, Proxy

UNH Franklin Pierce Law School
Susan Drisko Zago, 2024
Seth Oranburg, 2025

UNH Cooperative Extension
Kendra Lewis, non-voting member

 

 

Years reflect when each Senator's term expires.

Agenda Committee List (click here to see bios)

  • Matthew MacManes, Molecular, Cellular & Biomedical Sciences, COLSA, Chair
  • Vidya Sundar, Occupational Therapy, CHHS, Vice Chair
  • James Connell, Physics, CEPS, Member-at-Large
  • Jeffrey Halpern, Chemical Engineering, CEPS, Member-at-Large
  • Andrew Seal, Economics, Paul College, Member-at-Large
  • Kevin Healey, Communication, COLA, Past Chair
Faculty Senators: 2022-2023 Academic Year
  • Accounting and Finance (John Hasseldine, 2023, Kevin McLaughlin, 2024)
  • Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems (Jennifer Chadbourne, 2023, Drew Conroy, 2024)
  • Anthropology (Svetlana Peshkova, 2023,  Smita Lahiri, Proxy Spring 2023)
  • Art and Art History (Julee Holcombe, 2023)
  • Biological Sciences (Elizabeth Harvey, 2023,  Gregg Moore, 2024) 
  • Chemical Engineering (Jeffrey Halpern, 2023)
  • Chemistry. (Roy Planalp, 2023, Katharine Winans, 2024)
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering (James Malley, 2023)
  • Classics, Humanities, and Italian Studies (Anna Wainwright, 2023, Will Smiley, 2024)
  • Communication (Kevin Healey, 2023, Joseph Terry, 2024)
  • Communication Science Disorders (Amy Ramage, 2023)
  • Computer Science (Matt Magnusson, 2023, Laura Dietz, 2024, Wheeler Ruml, Proxy in 2022-23)
  • Decision Sciences (Maryann Clark, 2023, Inchan Kim, 2024)
  • Earth Sciences (Matt Davis, 2023, Jo Laird, Proxy 2023, Rosemarie Came, 2024)
  • Economics (Robert Mohr, 2023, Andrew Seal, 2024)
  • Education (Mary Schuh, 2023)
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering (Nicholas Kirsch, 2024)
  • English (Rachel Burdin, 2023, Lisa MacFarlane, Proxy Spring 2023
  • James Krasner, 2024, Petar Ramadanovic, 2023, Martin McKinsey, Proxy Fall 2022)
  • Geography  -  shares Anthropology Senator
  • Health Management & Policy (Rosemary Caron, 2024)
  • History (Funso Afolayan, 2023, Jan Golinski, Proxy Fall 2022, Molly Dorsey, 2024)
  • Hospitality Management (Dan Innis, 2023)
  • Human Development & Family Studies (Kerry Kazura, 2023)
  • Kinesiology (Michael Stocz, 2023, Zach Scola, 2024)
  • Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Ileana Chirila, 2023, Clara Castro-Ponce, 2024)
  • Library (Kathrine Aydelott, 2024)
  • Management (Vanessa Druskat, 2023, Scott Lemos, 2024)
  • Marketing (Moein Khanlari, 2024)
  • Mathematics and Statistics (Mark Lyon, 2023, Adam Boucher, 2024)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Ivo Nedyalkov, 2023, Juan Carlos Cuevas Bautista, Proxy Spring 2023, VACANT, 2nd Senator, 2024)
  • Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences (Timothy Montminy, 2023, Matthew MacManes, 2024)
  • Music (Melissa Ryan, 2023)
  • Natural Resouces and the Environment (Stuart Grandy, 2023, Jessica Ernakovich, 2024)
  • Nursing (Marcy Ainslie, 2023, Cathleen Colleran, Proxy Spring 2023, Sara Robinson, 2024)
  • Occupational Therapy (Vidya Sundar, 2023)
  • Philosophy (Laure Barillas, 2024)
  • Physics and Astronomy (James Connell, 2023, Kai Germaschewski, 2024)
  • Political Science (Jen Spindel, 2024)
  • Psychology (VACANT, 2023, Katerina Karaivanova, 2024)
  • Recreation Management & Policy (Jessie Bennett, 2023)
  • Social Work (Jennifer O'Brien, 2023, John DeJoie, 2024)
  • Sociology (Catherine Moran, 2024)
  • Theatre and Dance (Gay Nardone, 2024)
  • UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law (Roger Allen Ford, 2023, Susan Drisko Zago, 2024)
  • UNH-Manchester (Stephen Pimpare, 2023, Bill Troy, Proxy Spring 2023, Jeremiah Johnson, 2024, Bill Troy, Proxy Fall 2022, Chris LeBlanc, 2023)
  • Women's and Gender Studies (Sharyn Potter, 2024)
  • Kendra Lewis, UNH Cooperative Extention, non-voting

* years reflect when each Senator's term expires

Agenda Committee (click to see bios)

  • Kevin Healey, Communication, COLA, Chair
  • Matthew MacManes, MCBS, COLSA, Vice Chair
  • James Connell, Physics, CEPS
  • Kathrine Aydelotte, Library (elected for Spring 2022)
  • Vidya Sundar, Occupational Therapy, CHHS 
  • Harriet Fertik, Classics, Humanities and Italian, COLA (served in Fall 2021)
  • Amanda Peterson, Sr. Administrative Assistant
Faculty Senators 2021-2022
  •  Accounting and Finance (John Hasseldine) (William Knowles*)
  • Agriculture, Nutrition, & Food Systems
    (Jennifer Chadbourne, Spring proxy Gretchen Arnold ) (TBD)
  • Anthropology (Svetlana Peshkova) 
  • Art and Art History (Julee Holcombe)
  • Biological Sciences (Gregg Moore*)
    (Elizabeth Harvey)
  • Chemical Engineering (Jeffrey Halpern - Spring proxy, Nan Yi)
  • Chemistry (Roy Planalp, Fall proxy Rudy Seitz)(Gonghu Li*) 
  • ​Civil and Environmental Engineering
    (James Malley)
  • Classics, Humanities, & Italian Studies
    (Harriet Fertik - spring proxy, Anna Wainwright) (Will Smiley* - spring proxy - Gregory MacMahon)
  • Communication (Kevin Healey) (Joseph Terry*)
  • Communication Sciences Disorders
    (Amy Ramage)
  • Computer Science (Matt Magnusson - proxy Betsy Coleman)(Wheeler Ruml *)
  • Decision Sciences (Roger Grinde*)(Maryann Clark)
  • Earth Sciences (Rosemarie Came*) (Matt Davis)
  • Economics (Marc Herold) (Andrew Seal*)
  • Education (Andrew Coppens* - Fall proxy Paula Salvio) (Mary Schuh)
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • (Nicholas Kirsch*)
  • English (Robin Hackett*)(Petar Ramadanovic) and (Rachel Burdin) 
  • Geography (shares Anthropology senator)
  • Health Management & Policy (Rosemary Caron*)
  • History (Jan Golinski*) (Funso Afolayan)
  • Hospitality Management (Dan Innis)
  • Human Development & Family Studies
    (Kerry Kazura)
  • Kinesiology (Deborah Feairheller)
    (Michael Gass*)
  • Languages, Literatures, & Cultures (Charles Vannette*)(Ilena Chirila)
  • Library (Kathrine Aydelott*)
  • Management (Vanessa Druskat)(Carole Barnett*)
  • Marketing (Moein Khanlari*)
  • Mathematics & Statistics (John McClain*)
    (Mark Lyon)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Ivo Nedyalkov)
    (Igor Tsukrov*)
  • Molecular, Cellular, & Biomedical Sciences  (Matthew MacManes*) (Timothy Montminy)
  • Music (Daniel Beller-McKenna, spring proxy Melissa Ryan) 
  • Natural Resources & the Environment
  • (Wilfred Wollheim*) (Stuart Grandy)
  • Nursing  (Cathleen Colleran*)(Marcy Ainslie)
  • Occupational Therapy (Vidya Sundar)
  • Philosophy(Ruth Sample*)
  • Physics and Astronomy (James Connell)
    (Kai Germaschewski*)
  • Political Science (Susan Siggelakis*)
  • Psychology (Caitlin Mills) (Joan Glutting*)
  • Recreation Management & Policy
    (Allison Wilder)
  • Social Work (John DeJoie*) (Jennifer O'Brien - Fall proxy, Kathryne Brewer) 
  • Sociology (Rebecca Glauber* - proxy Catherine Moran)
  • Theater & Dance (Szu-Feng Chen*)
  • UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law
    (Susan Drisko Zago* )(Roger Allan Ford)
  • UNH-Manchester (James Ramsay*) (Stephen Pimpare) and (Chris LeBlanc)
  • Women's and Gender Studies (Sharyn Potter*)
  • UNH Cooperative Extension non-voting representative (Kendra Lewis)

* Term ending in May of 2022 (All others have terms ending in May of 2023)

Agenda Committee 2020-2021

  • Erin Sharp, Human Development & Family Studies, CHHS, Chair
  • Kevin Healey, Communication, COLA, Vice Chair (elected on 11/2/20)
  • Rosemarie Came, Earth Sciences, CEPS (served as Vice Chair from 05/04/20 - 11/2/20)
  • David Bachrach, History, COLA, Past Chair
  • Ann Bartow, UNH School of Law
  • James Connell, Physics, CEPS
  • Allison Wilder, Recreation Management and Policy, CHHS (elected on 11/2/20) 

Learn more about Agenda Committee members

Faculty Senators 2020-2021
  • Accounting and Finance (John Hasseldine*) (William Knowles)
  • Agriculture, Nutrition, & Food Systems
    (Kevin Pietro* - Spring proxy, Katherine Lockwood) (Laurie Chapman-Bosco - proxy, Tom Davis)
  • Anthropology (shares Geography senator) 
  • Art and Art History (Liese Zahabi*)
  • Biological Sciences (Gregg Moore)
    (Subhash Minocha*)
  • Chemical Engineering (Jeffrey Halpern*)
  • Chemistry (Erik Berda*)(Gonghu Li) 
  • ​Civil Engineering (Tom Ballestero*) (Eshan Dave) 
  • Classics, Humanities, & Italian Studies
    (Harriet Fertik* - Fall proxy, Gregory McMahon) (Will Smiley)
  • Communication (Kevin Healey*) (Joseph Terry)
  • Communication Sciences Disorders
    (Don Robin* - fall and spring proxy, Donna Schefer)
  • Computer Science (Michel Charpentier*)
    (Wheeler Ruml - proxy, Betsy Coleman)
  • Decision Sciences (Roger Grinde)(Peter Zaimes*)
  • Earth Sciences (Rosemarie Came) (Jo Laird*)
  • Economics (Marc Herold*) (Andrew Seal)
  • Education (Andrew Coppens) (Judith Sharkey*- proxy, Mary Schuh)
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
    (Nicholas Kirsch)
  • English (Thomas Haines*) (Lisa MacFarlane*) and (Robin Hackett)
  • Geography (Tu Lan*)
  • Health Management & Policy (Rosemary Caron)
  • History (David Bachrach*)(Jan Golinski - Fall proxy, Marion Dorsey)
  • Hospitality Management (Valentini Kalargyrou* - Spring proxy, Dan Innis)
  • Human Development & Family Studies (Erin Sharp*)
  • Kinesiology (Michelle Grenier, Spring proxy, Dan Sedory)
  • Languages, Literatures, & Cultures(Alex Holznienkemper*) (Charles Vannette)
  • Library (Kathrine Aydelott)
  • Management (Vanessa Druskat*)(Carole Barnett)
  • Marketing (Moein Khanlari)
  • Mathematics & Statistics (David Feldman*)(John McClain)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Ivo Nedyalkov*) (Igor Tsukrov)
  • Molecular, Cellular, & Biomedical Sciences  (Matthew MacManes), (Timothy Montminy*)
  • Music (Robert Eshbach* - Spring proxy, Casey Goodwin) (Daniel Beller-McKenna) 
  • Natural Resources & the Environment
    (Clayton Mitchell*) (Wilfred Wollheim)
  • Nursing (Joyce Cappiello*) (Cathleen Colleran)
  • Occupational Therapy (Vidyalakshmi Sundar*-  proxy, Shelley Mulligan)
  • Philosophy(Ruth Sample)
  • Physics and Astronomy (James Connell*) (Joe Dwyer)
  • Political Science (Susan Siggelakis)
  • Psychology (Kat Karaivanova*) (Bill Woodward)
  • Recreation Management & Policy
    (Allison Wilder*)
  • School of Law (Ann Bartow*) (Jennifer Davis )
  • Social Work (Patrick Shannon - proxy, BoRin Kim*) (John DeJoie)
  • Sociology (Rebecca Glauber - fall and spring proxy, Catherine Moran;)
  • Theater & Dance (Szu-Feng Chen)
  • UNH-Manchester (Phillip Deen*)
    (Stephen Pimpare*) and (James Ramsay)
  • Women's and Gender Studies (Sharyn Potter)

 

* Term ending in May of 2021 (All others have terms ending in May of 2022)