NORTHERN STAR PUBLICATIONS BOARD

Membership of Northern Star Publication Board

  1. The Northern Star Publications Board shall consist of 11 voting members, the Northern Star advisor and the supervisor of the Northern Star advisor, ex officio nonvoting, and a representative of the University Legal Services, appointed by the president for a three-year term as an ex officio, nonvoting member.

    Student members shall serve one-year terms.

    Non student voting members shall serve three-year staggered terms.

    Two faculty members appointed by the president: one from the Journalism area of the Department of Communication and one from the College of Business faculty;

    One administrator appointed by the president;

    Two members from the Student Association, selected by the Student Association;

    Two members from the Northern Star selected by the staff;

    One member from the student body elected by the board upon petition by students;

    Three members appointed by the president from the community-at-large who are not students, faculty, or staff members at Northern Illinois University, nominated by the University Council. These members shall be selected on the basis of their knowledge and expertise in business or publication, or both, without ties to local media.

    The board shall elect its own chair.

  2. The board shall be responsible for traditional functions of publications boards which include involvement in the selection of the student business manager and editor, and periodic review of editorial and business policy. The board shall serve as a buffer between the Star and groups within and outside the university.

NORTHERN STAR PUBLICATIONS BOARD

MEMBERSHIP
2006-2007
2007-2008
2008-2009
Administrator Michael Malone Michael Malone  
@University Legal Services, Representative  Greg Brady  Greg Brady    
Dept. of Communication, Journalism Area Brian Thornton Bill Cassidy  Bill Cassidy
College of Business Dan Weilbaker Dan Weilbaker Dan Weilbaker
SA Representatives (2) Sparklen O'Connell
Monica Foskett
Michael Johns
Brittany Motley
 
Northern Star Representatives (2) Justin Smith
Erika Lopez
John Puterbaugh
Justin Zegar 
 
At-large student   John Momper  
At-large community (3) Rick Baert Rick Baert    
  Rusy Anglin  Rusy Anglin    
  Mark Brown  Mark Brown   
@Northern Star Advisor James Killam  James Killam    
@Northern Star Supervisor or Advisor Eileen Simpson John Jones    
* Chair
@ Ex officio, nonvoting