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Senate Executive Committee

The Senate Executive Committee (SEC) sets Faculty Senate agendas, helps the senate conduct business per the Faculty Code, and facilitates communication between the president and the faculty. SEC coordinates with the university faculty councils, recommends Faculty Senate actions, nominates council and committee members, and responds to the concerns of voting faculty members. (Faculty Code Sections 22-60 to 22-68)

Composition of the Senate Executive Committee

Ex-officio members with vote:

  • Cynthia Dougherty, Faculty Senate chair
  • Louisa Mackenzie, Faculty Senate vice chair
  • Gautham Reddy, Senate Committee on Planning and Budgeting chair
  • Ana Mari Cauce, President of the university
  • Nora Kenworthy, UW Bothell General Faculty Organization chair
  • Huatong Sun, UW Tacoma Faculty Assembly chair

Three faculty council chairs elected by the Faculty Senate:

  • Rania Hussein, Faculty Council on Race, Equity, and Justice
  • Surya Pathak, Faculty Council on Tri-campus Policy
  • Jennifer Turns, Faculty Council on Academic Standards chair

Eight elected members of the Faculty Senate:

  • Dan Eisenberg, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Ann Frost, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Tom Anderson, College of Engineering
  • Manish Chalana, College of Built Environments
  • Lara Oyetunji, School of Medicine
  • Mark Whipple, School of Medicine
  • Yoriko Kozuki, Other Health Sciences representative
  • Joaquin Herranz, Professional Schools representative

Ex-officio members without vote:

  • Mike Townsend, secretary of the faculty
  • Jacob Vigdor, faculty legislative representative
  • Amanda Kost, deputy faculty legislative representative
  • Tricia Serio, provost and executive vice president
  • ASUW president
  • ASUWB president
  • ASUWT president
  • GPSS president