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Other College Committees

Faculty can also serve the College on a number of cross-divisional committees that help to shape College policy and procedure. These include:

Academic Affairs Committees:

Institutional Review Board (IRB) – Reviews College policy about research using human subjects and approves research protocols for faculty and students who are using human subjects in research projects, according to federal guidelines. Members are appointed by the Provost, who serves as the Institutional Official. Current Committee members are:

IRB Committee Members, 2011-2012

Jessyca Arthur-Cameselle (Chair)
Provost, Gail Simmons
Sapan Parikh
Micheline Malow
Kenny Kwong (Hunter College)

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) -- Reviews College policy about research using animal subjects and approves research protocols for faculty and students who are using animal subjects in research projects, according to federal guidelines. Members are appointed by the Provost, who serves as the Institutional Official. Current Committee members are: 

IACUC Membership Roster
Dr. Anthony C. Santucci (Chairperson) Psychology Dept.
Dr. Vahram Haroutunian, Department of Psychiatry; Bronx VA Medical Center and Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Dr. Wendy McFarlane, Biology Dept.
Dr. Sapan Parikh, Chemistry Dept.
Dr. Matthew Pauley, Political Science & Legal Studies Dept.
Fr. Wilfed Tyrell, Duchesne Center
Dr. Gary Yarnell, DVM, Rye Harrison Veterinarian Hospital

Pre-Health Professions Advisory Committee – Works with students who plan to apply to medical, dental, physical therapy or other health professional programs. The Committee sets policy concerning standards for students whom the College will recommend to health professions schools; interviews and writes composite letters on behalf of those students; provides guidance and advice for students preparing to apply. Members are appointed by the Provost. Current Committee members are:

Pre-Health Professions Advisory Committee
Anthony Santucci (Chair)
Paul Ellis
David Gutman
Wendy McFarlane
Kyoko Mona

College-wide Committees:

Strategic Planning Committee (SPC) – Works to develop the College's Strategic Plan, set priorities within the Strategic Framework, and identify appropriate metrics and benchmarks to measure the success of implementation. Members are appointed by the President. Current Committee members are:

Advancement
Jose Gonzalez (chair)
Don Dean
Ara Fitzgerald
Pat Kinsey
Nikhil Kumar
Matt Scheck
Mike Seminara

Enrollment/Admissions
Kathy Fitzgerald (chair)
Noreen O’Hara
JJ Pryor
Sharlise Smith-Rodriguez
Jennifer Talbot
Nancy Todd

Facilities
Greg Palmer (chair)
Mel Comberiati
Rhonda Clements
Keith Levinthal
John Pagli
Laura Prostano

Faculty/Academic Excellence
Gail Simmons (chair)
James Bryan
Anthony Davidson
Nancy Kingston
Siobhan Nash-Marshall
Shelly Wepner

Finance
Marina Vasarhelyi (chair)
Brandon Dawson
Larry Krute
Kristin Rainville
Teresa Weber
Peter Gardella

Student Life
Paula Moskowitz
Justyn Richardson
Ileana Rodriguez
John Salvin
Tim Ross

Advisory Budget Committee (ABC) – Works closely with the Vice President for Finance to understand, develop, and recommend priorities for the annual budget, following priorities established by the SPC. Members are appointed by the President. Current Committee members are:

ABC Committee Members:
Christian Andrade
Julie Arias
Norma Bass
Don Dean
Sapan Parikh
Lina Ferrito
Kathy Fitzgerald
Ada Gallo
Joseph Garzione
Dan Hannon
Randi Hogarty
Nancy Kingston
Larry Krute
Diane Lang
Keith Levinthal
Erik Paulson
Don Richards
Gail Simmons
Jon Strauss
Marina Vasarhelyi
Shelley Wepner
Pat Woods
Anna-Yeung Cheung (Faculty Budget Committee)

Students:
Hillary Maltz
Justyn Richardson
Emil Sjoberg
Michael Strauss
Desmond Williams