Advisory Groups

President's Cabinet

Current Membership: 

  • President, Lisa A. Rossbacher
  • Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Alex Enyedi
  • Interim Vice President for Administration & Finance, Doug Dawes
  • Interim Vice President for Student Affairs, Wayne Brumfield
  • Vice President for University Advancement, Craig Wruck
  • Executive Director, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Cheryl Johnson
  • Senior Associate Vice President, Faculty Affairs and Human Resources, Colleen Mullery
  • Chief of Staff, vacant

University Ombudspersons

Suzanne Pasztor (suzanne.pasztor@humboldt.edu) 707-826-3643

Marlon Sherman (marlon.sherman@humboldt.edu) 707-826-3821

University Leadership Council

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

Committee Membership: 

  • President (Committee Chair), Lisa A. Rossbacher
  • Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Alex Enyedi
  • Interim Vice President of Administration & Finance, Doug Dawes
  • Interim Vice President of Student Affairs, Wayne Brumfield
  • Vice President of University Advancement, Craig Wruck
  • AVP Marketing and Communication, Frank Whitlatch
  • AVP College of Extended Education and Global Engagement, Alex Hwu
  • Interim AVP Enrollment Management, John Capaccio 
  • Budget Director, Amber Blakeslee
  • University Senate Chair, Julia Alderson
  • Chief of Police, Donn Peterson
  • Chief Information Officer, Anna Kircher
  • Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, Lisa Bond-Maupin
  • Dean of the College of Natural Resources & Sciences, Richard Boone
  • Dean of the College of Professional Studies, Manohar Singh
  • Dean of the Library, Cyril Oberlander
  • Interim Dean of Research, Steve Karp 
  • Dean of Students, Randi Darnall Burke
  • Director of Risk Management, Kim Comet
  • Executive Director, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Cheryl Johnson
  • President of Associated Students, Joey Mularky
  • Staff Council President, Terri Georgopoulos
  • Senior AVP Faculty Affairs and Human Resources, Colleen Mullery

The Committee meets as needed. 

President's Native American Advisory Council

The council meets twice a semester. 

This council serves as a communication conduit and assists in developing mutually beneficial partnerships among HSU, the Native American community, and Tribal Nations. The Council provides perspectives and advice on the University's collaborations with Native American communities, tribal nations, and tribal organizations in the region.  Council members will advise the President on matters of importance to Native communities as they relate the the University. 

Members:

  • Frieda Bennett, Education Director, Quartz Valley Indian Reservation
  • Loren Bommelyn, Chairperson, Tolowa Dee-Ni' Nation
  • Barry Brenard, Chairperson, Bear River Band
  • Rick Dowd, Chairperson, Resighini Rancheria
  • Ted Hernandez, Chairperson, Wiyot Tribe
  • Ryan Jackson, Chairperson, Hoopa Valley Tribe
  • Virgil Moorehead, Chairperson, Big Lagoon Rancheria
  • Thomas O'Rourke, Chairperson, Yurok Tribe
  • Jack Potter, Chairperson, Redding Rancheria
  • Jason Ramos, Tribal Gaming Commissioner, Blue Lake Rancheria
  • Joshua Saxon, Councilman, Karuk Tribe
  • Garth Sundberg, Chairperson, Trinidad Rancheria 
  • Shelly Woods, Tribal Services Manager, Elk Valley Rancheria
  • Adrienne Colegrove-Raymond, Indian Tribal and Educational Personnel Program, HSU
  • Vincent Feliz, CARE Coordinator, HSU
  • Chery Johnson, Executive Director, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, HSU
  • Lonyx Landry, Advisor, Indian Natural Resource, Science & Engineering Program, HSU
  • Kerri Malloy, Lecturer, Native American Studies, HSU
  • Keith Parker, Indian Natural Resource, Science & Engineering Program student rep, HSU
  • Geneva Shaw, Lecturer, Department of Social Work, HSU
  • Marlon Sherman, Professor, Native American Studies, HSU
  • Paula Tripp-Allen, Advisor, Indian Tribal and Educational Personnel Program, HSU

Mission

Equity Alliance of the North Coast

Humboldt State University Cohort:

  • Ramona Bell, Associate Professor, Department of Critical Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • Corliss Bennett, Director, Cultural Centers for Academic Excellence
  • Jennifer Eichstedt, Professor, Department of Sociology
  • Lupe Lovio, Budget Analyst, Retention and Inclusive Student Success
  • Christine Mata, Associate Dean of Students
  • Peggy Metzger, Director, Financial Aide
  • Tim Miller, Assistant Librarian
  • Stephen St. Onge, Director, Housing and Residence Life
  • Tracy S. Smith, Director, Retention through Academic Mentoring Program
  • Kumi Watanabe-Shock, Library Services Specialist

Humboldt State University and City of Arcata Cohort:

  • Wayne Brumfield, Vice President of Student Affairs
  • Doug Dawes, Vice President of Administration and Finance
  • Karen Diemer, City Manager, City of Arcata
  • Danette Demello, Assistant City Manager, City of Arcata
  • Todd Dokweiler, City of Arcata
  • Alex Enyedi, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs 
  • Netra Khatri, Assistant City Engineer, City of Arcata
  • David Loya, Director of Community Development, City of Arcata
  • Lisa Rossbacher, President
  • Pimm Tripp-Allen, Advisor, Indian Tribal & Educational Personnel Program
  • Craig Wruck, Vice President of University Advancement
  • Humboldt Area Foundation