Administrative Affairs

Committees

Listed below are the committee assignments within Administrative Affairs. Various faculty, staff, students, and administrators from across campus serve on these committees. For specific questions about a committee’s role and responsibilities, please email the committee chair/co-chairs. For committee assignment changes, please email Christine.arlotti@dixie.edu.

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Administrative Computing Committee

Chair
James Miller

To coordinate common Dixie State University administrative software and hardware related issues between the various functional areas on campus. To review, approve, and coordinate administrative computing related data standards, improvements, and modifications to the administrative computing system.

Members
Katie Armstrong, Andrea Bringhurst, Jacob Dixon, Debra Forman, Andrew Goble, Randy Hunt, Dustin Johnson, Lucas Jones, Rae Matalolo, Vicki Peacock/Jenny Smith, Justin Pfeifer, Candi Pierce, Travis Rosenberg, Julie Stender, Matt Tyler, Robyn Whipple, and Oliver Martinez (Student-Rep).

Campus Planning Committee

Chair
Sherry Ruesch

To review and make recommendations regarding campus planning and physical plant issues; to develop the annual state-funded capital development project request list; to review and recommend changes to the campus master plan; to seek student, faculty, staff, and community input for improving campus buildings and grounds, and to inform and educate the University on planning issues.

Members
Del Beatty, Eliezer Bermudez, Jon Gibb, Andrew Goble, Seth Gubler, Brad Last, Stephen Lee, Student Representative (Kodi Jo McKinlay), Paul Morris, Eric Pedersen, Kelly Peterson-Fairchild, Sherry Ruesch, Brenda Sabey, Nate Staheli, and Kyle Wells

Clery And Public Safety Committee

Co-Chairs
Blair Barfuss & Ron Bridge

(This committee was approved by the BOT on October 2, 2020. The committee list is pending)

The mission of the University Clery Committee is to solidify that necessary processes are followed to ensure the University’s compliance with the Clery Act.

Members
Academic Affairs, Athletics, Dean of Students, Faculty Representative, Housing and Resident Life, Human Resources, Office of the General Counsel, Executive Director of Events Services and Risk Management, Student Conduct Officer, Student Financial Aid, Study Abroad, Title IX Coordinator, DSUPD, and Office of Multi-Cultural Inclusion Center Representative

Employee Benefits Committee

Chair
Travis Rosenberg

To secure the best benefit package available for faculty and staff within the limits of the resources available, and to create or review policies regarding benefits.

Members
Michelle Cabana, Angela Child, Faculty Senate President and President-Elect, Shandon Gubler, Jan Maxfield, Joyce Meyer, Travis Rosenberg, Kim Seaich, and Staff Association President and President-Elect

Events And Centralized Scheduling Committee

Co-Chairs
Josh Thayn & Megan Church

To collaborate resources and assist in coordinating events to assure proper use of University facilities and positive event results. Review and coordinate bi-weekly schedule and vet campus event requests.

Members
Blair Barfuss, Katie Bornstein, Jenna Brown, Don Christensen, Megan Church, Jack Freeman, Mike Garcia, Katie Gomm, Susan Hart, David Howell, Jeff Jarvis, Scott Jensen, Oliver Martinez, Dave Mortensen, Ginger Nelson, Vicki Peacock, Tyson Pulsipher, Sarah Ramaker, Corey Reeves, Jenny Smith, Brooke Sullivan, Josh Thayn, Roger Watson, and Deward Wilson

Event Sponsorship Committee

Co-Chairs
Vicki Peacock & Jenny Smith

Review and apply policy to approve/disapprove event sponsorship and alcohol requests.

Members
Del Beatty, Jason Boothe, Jeff Jarvis, Scott Jensen, Paul Morris (Admin Oversight), Vicki Peacock, Sherry Ruesch, Jenny Smith, Josh Thayn, and Roger Watson

Facilities Space Committee

Co-Chairs
Paul Morris & Michael Lacourse

To oversee all space owned by DSU, manage space modification requests, establish a campus space policy and associated procedures, evaluate requests and assign space accordingly, evaluate requests and assure funding and support for approved modifications, and advise the President’s Cabinet of the appointment of space on campus. Click here to submit a Space Modification Request Form, or send your request via email to Christine.Arlotti@dixie.edu

Members
Paul Morris, Michael Lacourse, Del Beatty, Sherry Ruesch, Courtney White
Ex-officio: Christine Arlotti, Scott Ford, Jon Gibb, Vicki Peacock/Jenny Smith

Housing And Dining Services Contract Appeals Committee

Chair
Don Steck

This committee reviews student appeals for release from Housing and Dining Services contracts.

Members
Susan Ertel, Katie Nye, DSUSA Representative Victoria Paller, and Don Steck
Ex-officio: Seth Gubler

Information Technology Governance Committee

Chair
Andrew Goble

To develop IT plans and policies, prioritize IT projects, and set processes in place for the orderly development and improvement of IT services aligned with campus needs and priorities. Assist with setting the direction for IT and IT services with policy needs of faculty, staff, and students.

Members
Eliezer Bermudez, Andrew Goble, Jeff Jarvis, Scott Jensen, Stephen Lee,James Miller,Eric Pedersen, J.D. Robertson, Travis Rosenberg, Sherry Ruesch, Brenda Sabey, Julie Stender, and Kyle Wells

Risk Management/Safety Committee

Co-Chairs
Josh Thayn & Don Christensen

Promote a safe campus environment and protect the State of Utah and the University from liability and monetary loss due to property damage or theft by reducing risk in our buildings and grounds, as well as injury to our students, faculty, staff, and other visitors to campus. To do this, we try to limit risk by keeping the campus as safe as possible.

Members
Jessica Abbott, Karen Bauer, Sonja Blea, Katie Bornstein, Ron Bridge, Michelle Cabana, Susan Caton, Alex Chamberlain, Don Christensen, Rico DelSesto, Jon Gibb, Samantha Green, Seth Gubler, Moana Hafoka, Luke Kerouac, Stephen Lee, Lori Mayfield, Travis Rosenberg, DSUSA Representative (Emma Sevigny and Devon Rice), Scott Skeen, Kelly Smith, Josh Thayn, and Malinda Whipple

Web Oversight Committee

Co-Chairs
Andrew Goble & Eric Pedersen

Ensure that content, quality, and consistency standards of web development are met and that oversight decisions are made on a timely basis. The Web Oversight Committee will be able to informally meet on a regular basis to quickly address issues, as they arise, through email and other forms of immediate communication. The desire is to create a small, nimble, veteran group that will provide oversight of web development. The Web Oversight Committee provides oversight to the work of the Web Creative Working Group.

Members
Aaron Campbell, Darlene Dilley, Andrew Goble, Ryan Hobbs, Student Body President (Designee Cory O’Bray), Eric Pedersen, and Jordon Sharp