Campus Committees

GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS 2014-2015

Steering Committee

Meets 4th Friday, 10:00-12:00p.m.
Assumes responsibility of Strategic Planning and Continuous Improvement and also some functions of Leading & Communicating.

CHARGE: To develop, implement, monitor, and improve plans to address strategic planning, continuous improvement, and leading and communicating for college.

President (Chair) Dr. John Gratton
Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Andrew Nwanne
Vice President for Student Services Mr. Mike Cleary
Vice President for Business and Finance Dr. Bobby Keyes
Distance Education Chair Ms. Debra Packer
Developmental Education Director Dr. Shelley DeBlasis
Faculty Senator Mr. Sam Christensen
Retention Committee Chair Ms. Karla Thompson
Facilities and Operations Committee Mr. Rick Wiedenmann
Assessment Committee Mr. Jon Strahan
Stakeholders Committee Mr. Khushroo Ghadiali
Faculty Council
Diversity Committee Dr. Eduardo Chappa
Curriculum Committee Ms. Kenda Josselet
Institutional Analyst Mr. William Finley
Recorder Ms. Janice Carnathan

 

 

Assessment Committee

Meets 2nd Monday, 4:00 – 5:00pm
CHARGE: To develop, implement, monitor, and improve assessment of student learning.

Vice President for Academic Affairs (Ex Officio) Dr. Andrew Nwanne
Institutional Analyst Mr. William Finley
Social Science Faculty Dr. John Vacca
Business Faculty (Chair) Mr. Jon Strahan
Nursing Faculty Ms. Mary Ellen Jaco
Digital Media Faculty Mr. Sam Christensen
English/Humanities Faculty Dr. Mark Buckholz
Mathematics Faculty Ms. Debra Packer
Developmental Education Director Dr. Shelley DeBlasis
MSDP Faculty Mr. Richard Blankenship
Student Representative  
Recorder Ms. Judi Cox

 

Curriculum Committee

Meets 3rd Tuesday, 4:00-5:00p.m.
The mission of the Curriculum Committee is to review and recommend degree and certificate plans, programs, and courses that address the needs of our college’s students, community and service area. The committee provides direction for planning, developing and implementing new academic and workforce programs in compliance with NMSU’s desire to create system-wide articulated degree and certificate programs. The curriculum committee ensures that NMSU Carlsbad’s course offerings are responsive to student needs, integrated, comprehensive, and rigorous.

Curriculum Committee

Vice President for Academic Affairs (Ex Officio) Dr. Andrew Nwanne
Digital Media Faculty Ms. Tiffany Pascal
English/Humanities Faculty Dr. Kathy Greenwood
Mathematics Faculty Dr. Eduardo Chappa
Social Science Faculty (Chair) Ms. Kenda Josselet
Counseling & Student Development Ms. Karla Thompson
Distance Education Ms. Nicole Olsson-Dail
Nursing Director Ms. Claudia Estrada
Library Director Ms. Akilah Nosakhere
Student Representative
Recorder Ms. Merdia Theragood

 

Developmental Education

Meets 4th Monday, 4:00-5:00p.m.
CHARGE: To develop, implement, monitor, and improve plans to successfully transition to college-level general education.

Developmental Education Director (Chair) Dr. Shelley DeBlasis
Mathematics Faculty Dr. Yaxi Zhao
English Faculty Ms. Zane Biebelle
Reading Faculty Dr. Thresa Stallings
COLL 101 Faculty Dr. Linda Marion
General Education Faculty Dr. Ron Girmus
Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Andrew Nwanne
Retention Committee Chair Ms. Karla Thompson
Counseling and Student Development Mr. Jesse Haas
TEAM Center Mr. Terry Barnes
Testing Coordinator Mr. Jose Olivares
Institutional Analyst Mr. William Finley
Student Representative
Recorder Ms. Tracie Armendariz

 

Distance Education Committee

Meets
CHARGE:

Mathematics Professor (Chair) Ms. Debra Packer
English/Humanities Faculty Dr. Mark Buckholz
Learning Technology Center Director (Vice Chair) Ms. Nicole Olsson-Dail
Social Sciences Professor Dr. John Vacca
HIT Professor Ms. Pam Titus
Vic e President for Academic Affairs (Ex Officio) Dr. Andrew Nwanne
Counseling and Advising Ms. Bertha Gomez
Student Member  
Recorder Ms. Lori Hernandez

 

Diversity Committee

Meets 2nd Friday, 9:00-10:00a.m.
Mission: The Diversity Committee Mission at New Mexico State University-Carlsbad is to create a culture of inclusion across New Mexico State University-Carlsbad and the surrounding community. The Diversity Committee Vision at New Mexico State University-Carlsbad encourages a respectful and welcoming learning environment that values diversity and inclusion.

Mathematics Faculty(Chair) Dr. Eduardo Chappa
Counseling and Student Development Mr. Mario Carrasco
Library Services Director Ms. Akilah Nosakhere
English/Humanities Department Chair Dr. Chang Lee
Library Specialist Ms. Lupe Bernal
Multi – Media Specialist Ms. Luz Moreno
Social Sciences Faculty Dr. Jalal Hamedi
Director, Marketing & PR Mr. Khushroo Ghadiali
ABE Director Ms. Bertha Jasso
Student Representative
Recorder Ms. Lori Byers

 

Facilities/Institutional Operations Committee
Meets 3rd Tuesday, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
CHARGE: To develop, implement, monitor, and improve instructional support services and institutional facilities.

Facilities Coordinator
President Dr. John Gratton
Vice President for Business and Finance Dr. Bobby Keyes
Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Andrew Nwanne
Vice President for Student Services Mr. Mike Cleary
Coordinator of Information Technology Mr. Corey Eubank
Special Needs Coordinator Mr. Jesse Haas
Nursing Faculty Ms. Shannon Roper
Faculty Representative (Chair) Mr. Rick Wiedenmann
Non-Exempt Staff Representative Ms. Suzie Illingworth
Student Representative
Recorder Ms. Tanya Templeton

 

Faculty Council

Meets 1st Tuesday, 4:00-5:00p.m.
Charge:

Dr. Jalal Hamedi 2014/2016
Ms. Robyn Hayes 2014/2016
Ms. Tiffany Pascal 2014/2016
Dr. Kathy Greenwood 2014/2015
Dr. Thresa Stallings 2014/2015
Dr. Yaxi Zhao 2014/2015
Recorder Dr. Thresa Stallings

 

Retention Committee

Meets 4th Wednesday, 4:00-5:00p.m.
CHARGE: To develop, implement, monitor, and improve plans to retain and sustain students.

 

Director, Counseling and Student Development (Chair) Ms. Karla Thompson
Director of Continuing Education Dr. Linda Marion
Science Faculty Dr. Ron Girmus
Developmental Education Faculty Ms. Zane Biebelle
Title V Coordinator Ms. Teri Dodson
Nursing Faculty Ms. Dianne Hardin
Criminal Justice Faculty Mr. David Redford
Retention Coordinator Mr. Jeremy Gadbury
Vice President for Academic Affairs (Ex Officio) Dr. Andrew Nwanne
Vice President for Business and Finance (Ex Officio) Dr. Bobby Keyes
Vice President for Student Services (Ex Officio) Mr. Mike Cleary
Institutional Analyst (Ex Officio) Mr. William Finley
Student Representative
Recorder Ms. Rochelle Biscaino

 

Stakeholder & Collaborative Relations Committee

Meets 3rd Friday, 9:00-10:00a.m.
CHARGE: To develop, implement, monitor, and improve plans to address internal and external stakeholder needs. Metrics to be tracked include, but are not limited to: entering student survey, student opinion survey, campus quality survey, community survey, graduate survey, and employer survey.

Director of PR and Marketing (Chair) Mr. Khushroo Ghadiali
President Dr. John Gratton
Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Andrew Nwanne
Vice President for Business and Finance Dr. Bobby Keyes
Vice President for Student Services Mr. Mike Cleary
Faculty Representative Dr. Chang Lee
Faculty Representative Ms. Gina Zuniga
Faculty Representative Mr. Phil Spencer
Exempt Staff Representative Ms. Valerie Davis
Director of SBDC Ms. Lisa Chavez
Non-Exempt Staff Representative Ms. Jeannie Nichols
Non-Exempt Staff Representative Ms. Krista Sutton
Non-Exempt Staff Representative Ms. Cheryl Mendez
External Constituent from Business & Industry Mr. Tonk Chester (Mosaic Potash)
External Constituent from Local School District Ms. Kelli Barta (Carlsbad)
Student Representative
Recorder Ms. Janice Carnathan