MSU Denver

2022-2023 Faculty Senate Executive Committee

The Faculty Senate Executive Committee consists of the Faculty Senate Officers (President, Vice President, Secretary), the Caucus Chairs, the faculty trustee, the CFAC representative, the Graduate Council representative, and the chairpersons of all standing committees or their designees. The last person to serve as president of the Senate prior to the incumbent shall be a member of the Executive Committee ex-officio, with vote, for a period of one year following their presidency.


Liz Goodnick

Dr. Liz Goodnick


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Jessica Weiss

Dr. Jessica Weiss

Vice President

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Executive Committee

Dr. Bill Carnes


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Faculty Trustee
Meredith Jeffers, [email protected]

Colorado Faculty Advisory Council Representative
Arlene Sgoutas, [email protected]

Faculty Senate Representative on the Graduate Council
Zsuzsa Balogh, [email protected]



Caucus Chairs

Applied Sciences
Zsuzsa Balogh, [email protected]

Arts and Humanities 
Matt Jenkins, [email protected]

College of Business 
Jim Murphy, [email protected]

Ann Obermann, [email protected]

Math & Sciences
Grant Denn, [email protected]

Social Sciences 
Darcy Beery, [email protected]



Committee Chairs

Academic Policies
Jenny Allert, [email protected]

Kristina Kesselring, [email protected]

Kim Klimek, [email protected]

Faculty Diversity 
Kate Schmidt, [email protected]

Faculty Welfare 
Bob Schatz, [email protected]

General Studies
Kelly Conroy, [email protected]

Instructional Resources 
Micah Battson, [email protected]

Multicultural Curriculum Review
Devon Wright, [email protected]

Professional Leave
Eileen Starr, [email protected]

Reappointment, Tenure, Promotion
Michele Trujillo, [email protected]

Kelly Evans, [email protected]

Student Affairs
Barbara Decker, [email protected]

The Faculty Senate Executive Committee meets on the opposite weeks from Faculty Senate from 3:30-5 p.m. in JSSB 400. For meeting information, visit:

Faculty Senate Meetings