2011-12 Committees of the University

Presidential Commission on the Status of Women

Membership of Presidental Commission on the Status of Women

  1. The Presidential Commission on the Status of Women shall be composed of no fewer than 15 members, drawn from all major constituencies of the university which includes faculty, supportive professional and operating staff, and students. In addition to the 15 members the following five areas will have an appointed representative: provost's office, women's studies, University Resources for Women, affirmative action, Human Resource Services and athletics.

  2. In keeping with Section 16.7.1 of the Northern Illinois University Bylaws, commission membership will include minority representation. Members shall be appointed by the president from a pool of nominations and volunteers solicited from major university constituencies.  One member shall be selected by the commission members to be the liaison representative to the Affirmative Action and Diversity Resources Committee.

    Non-student members shall be appointed to serve staggered three-year terms. Student members will serve one-year terms and will be eligible for reappointment. Any commission member may remain beyond the three-year commitment if elected to serve as chair for the coming year. Additionally, to preserve continuity, the chair of the previous year may be reappointed.

Presidential Commission on the Status of Women

The PCSW meets on the second Wednesday of the month.

MEMBERSHIP  2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014
Faculty Rosita Lopez Rosita Lopez  
  Georgia Brown Carolinda Douglass Carolinda Douglass Carolinda Douglass
  Jeanette Rosetti Jeanette Rosetti  
   Joesphine Umoren Josephine Umoren  
  Rhonda Robinson Rhonda Robinson  
  Winifred Creamer  Winifred Creamer Winifred Creamer Winifred Creamer
  Kerith Woodyard Kerith Woodyard Kerith Woodyard
  Frances Jaeger  Frances Jaeger  Frances Jaeger 
  *Laura Vazquez *Laura Vazquez Laura Vazquez  
  Lichuan Liu Lichuan Liu Lichuan Liu 
Staff Jelmir Atkins Jelmir Atkins  
  Deborah Haliczer Deborah Haliczer Deborah Haliczer
  Michelle Reed Donna Schoenfeld (for Reed)  
  Celeste Latham Celeste Latham  
  Marcella Reca Zipp Marcella Reca Zipp Marcella Reca Zipp
  Shirley Mashare Shirley Mashare  
  Judy Santacaterina Judy Santacaterina  
  Alice Ralph  Carolinda Douglass Carolinda Douglass Carolinda Douglass
  Anne Hardy Anne Hardy Anne Hardy
Students Megan Woiwode Caroline Schmitt    
  Amanda Graham  Nora Lindvall    
Athletics Monique Bernoudy  Monique Bernoudy    
Women's Resource Center Jill Dunlap  Carrie Williams    
Women's Studies Diana Swanson Amy Levin    
Provost's Office Virginia Cassidy  Virginia Cassidy    
Affirmative Action and Diversity Resources Angie Vargas Angie Vargas    

* chair