Steering Committee Membership

Planning Co-Chairs—Team Captains

  • Lisa Bond-Maupin—Deputy Chief of Staff/Special Assistant to the President 
  • Sherie Cornish Gordon—Chief of Staff and Interim Vice President for Administration & Finance 
  • Mary Virnoche—Chair, University Senate and Faculty President

Steering Committee—Architects and Ambassadors

  • Amber Blakeslee—University Budget Director, University Budget Office
  • Jenn Capps—Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Joseph Diémé—Chair, World Languages & Cultures
  • Karen Diemer—City Manager, City of Arcata
  • Jeremiah Finley—Associated Students President
  • Michael Fisher—Interim Associate Vice President, Facilities Management
  • Kristen Gould—Director of Marketing, Marketing & Communications
  • Robert Keever—Chair, University Policy Committee
  • Erin Kelly—Associate Professor, Forestry & Wildland Resources
  • Michael Le—Interim Director of Institutional Research, Analytics & Reporting (IRAR)
  • Jenessa Lund—Executive Director of Associated Students
  • Holly Martel—Director of Academic Resources, Academic Affairs
  • Cyril Oberlander—Dean, University Library
  • Mary Oling-Sisay—Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate & Graduate Studies
  • Nancy Olson—Training Specialist, Human Resources
  • Li Qu—Assistant Professor, School of Business
  • Sasheen Raymond—Administrative Support, Social Work; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Liaison (DEIC)
  • Edelmira Reynoso—Interim Executive Director, Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Bethany Rizzardi—Chief Information Officer, Information Technology Services
  • Sheila Rocker-Heppe—Director of Extended Education and OLLI Programs, College of Extended Education & Global Engagement
  • Joshua Smith—Director of Strategic Marketing & Communications, Enrollment Management
  • Kimberly Stelter—First Year Experience & Student Success Librarian, Library
  • Lisa Tremain—Interim Co-Chair, English; Integrated Curriculum Committee Chair
  • Eboni Turnbow—Interim Dean of Students, Enrollment Management Aileen Yoo—Director of News & Information