Office of the President

Advisory Groups

University Executive Committee

Meeting Notes

Membership and Charge

Committee Charge

The University Executive Committee (UEC) is an advisory body to the President on issues of importance to the University.The UEC coordinates with the University Senate on major policy initiatives and other strategic matters. The UEC is a means to disseminate information from the President as well as from other members of the senior management team.

Committee Membership 

The committee composition shall be as follows:

  • The President (Committee Chair)
  • Chief of Staff
  • Vice Presidents
  • Chair, University Senate
  • CIO
  • College Deans
  • Library Dean
  • Research Dean
  • President of Associated Students
  • Budget Director
  • AVP Marketing and Communication
  • AVP eLearning & Extended Education
  • Member of Staff

Reporting

The Committee meets every two weeks or as needed. Minutes of the meetings are posted on the President’s Office website in a timely manner.

Current Membership

  • Rollin Richmond, President
  • Denice Helwig, Chief of Staff
  • Robert Snyder, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Peg Blake, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
  • Joyce Lopes, Vice President for Administration and Finance
  • Craig Wruck, Vice President for University Advancement
  • Noah Zerbe, Chair, University Senate
  • Anna Kircher, Information Technology Services, Chief Information Officer
  • Ken Ayoob, Dean, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • John Lee, Dean, College of Professional Studies
  • Steven Smith, Dean, College of Natural Resources and Sciences
  • Rhea Williamson, Dean, Sponsored Programs Foundation
  • Frank Whitlatch, Associate Vice President, Marketing and Communication
  • Alex Hwu, Associate Vice President, eLearning & Extended Education
  • Forust Ercole, Associated Students President
  • Brooke Fiore, Staff Council Representative
  • Mary Hackett, Presidential Aide, Office of the President

HSU Advisory Board

The Humboldt State University Advisory Board is comprised of community members who advise and consult with the President on matters concerning the University and the community.

  • Gary Blatnick
  • Sharon Cissna
  • Lane DeVries
  • Walter Geist
  • Jay Hight
  • Howard Hunt
  • Kurt Kramer
  • Marc Matteoli
  • Heidi Moore
  • Jonathan Speaker
  • Terry Supahan
  • John Woolley