2012-13 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  2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015
Faculty and staff
Rosita Lopez Larissa Barber Larissa Barber Larissa Barber
  Jeanette Rosetti Jeanette Rosetti
Jeanette Rosetti Jeanette Rosetti
   Joesphine Umoren Alicia Shatterman
Alicia Shatterman Alicia Shatterman
  Rhonda Robinson      
  Winifred Creamer  Winifred Creamer Winifred Creamer  
  Kerith Woodyard Kerith Woodyard    
  Frances Jaeger  Frances Jaeger     
  *Laura Vazquez *Laura Vazquez    
  Lichuan Liu Lichuan Liu    
Jelmir Atkins Jelmir Atkins Jelmir Atkins Jelmir Atkins
  Deborah Haliczer Deborah Haliczer    
  Donna Schoenfeld (for Reed) Donna Schoenfeld Donna Schoenfeld Donna Schoenfeld
  Celeste Latham Rebekah Kohli Rebekah Kohli Rebekah Kohli
  Marcella Reca Zipp Marcella Reca Zipp Marcella Reca Zipp  
  Shirley Mashare Susan Oppenborn Susan Oppenborn Susan Oppenborn
  Judy Santacaterina Judy Santacaterina Judy Santacaterina Judy Santacaterina
  Carolinda Douglass Carolinda Douglass Carolinda Douglass  
  Anne Hardy      
Students Caroline Schmitt Natalie Santiago
   
  Nora Lindvall Katie Seelinger
   
    Alyssa Thomson    
Athletics Monique Bernoudy  Monique Bernoudy    
Women's Resource Center Carrie Williams Lisa Schmidt
   
Women's Studies Amy Levin Kristen Myers    
Provost's Office Virginia Cassidy  Carolinda Douglass    
Affirmative Action and Diversity Resources Angie Vargas Angie Vargas    

* chair