Human Resources

Staff & Faculty Committees 2017-18


Review institutional priorities, educate the community, and to address current and future concerns related to accessibility issues across the campus.

Staff:  To be appointed
Michael Foat Faculty


Plan the annual show of artistic works presented by faculty and staff.

Sarah Bavier Visual Resources
Marianne Colgrove Web Support Services
Mandy Heaton Public Affairs
Lin Reedijk Dean of Faculty Office
Fiona Simms Development
Jeff Wright Development

Awards / Recognition Lunch

Plan the annual recognition lunch to celebrate staff and their service milestones and to present the Staff Excellence Award.

Pharoah Bolding Human Resources
Randy Hicks, Chemistry
Julie Houser Community Safety
Isabel Lyndon Special Collections
Lisa Mickola Dean of Faculty Office
Caroline Reul Collection Services
Liz Rutledge-Shryock Bookstore
Savannah Dombeck Arts and Mathematics


Childcare Committee website

Amy Schuckman Residence Life
Dhyana Westfall Community Safety
Diego Alonso Faculty
Gail Sherman Faculty

Committee on Diversity

Monitor the programs and policies adopted by the college in pursuing its commitment to diversity. Make recommendations about recruitment and under-represented ethnic and racial groups.

Jessika Chi Institutional Diversity
Dayspring Mattole Inclusive Community
Mary James Institutional Diversity
Milyon Trulove Admission
Michelle Valintis Human Resources
Kris Anderson Faculty
Angélica Osorno Faculty
Anna Ritz Faculty
Pancho Savery Faculty
Misha Teramura Faculty

Computing Policy

This committee is charged to:

  1. serve as the principal forum for the discussion of technology problems and priorities for the institution;
  2. maintain a framework for strategic technology planning and to identify technology priorities to be incorporated into institutional planning;
  3. develop and enact policies for the use of information technology consistent with the goals and limitations of the college; and
  4. identify the level of technological resources needed to achieve the college’s academic and administrative objectives.
Dena Hutto Library
Christine Morita-McVey Computing & Information Systems
Jolina Kwong Caputo Dean of Faculty Office
Marty Ringle Computing & Information Systems
Mike Tamada Institutional Research
Robert Tust Business Office
Jessica Valeske Bookstore
Mark Bedau Faculty
Hugh Hochman Faculty
Michael Knutson Faculty
Alex Montgomery Faculty
Kelly Shaw Faculty
LaShandra Sullivan Faculty
Anand Vaidya Faculty

Excellence Award

Evaluate the Staff Excellence Award nominations received each spring, refer 0-3 recipients to the President for approval.

Composition: the prior year's recipient(s), plus 1 recipient from two years prior

Pharoah Bolding Human Resources
Danielle Cass Chemistry
Doris Hall Facilities Services
Tony Moreno Web Support Services
Michelle Valintis Human Resources

Gray Fund

Assist in planning Gray Fund social, recreational and educational events for the community.

Term: 2 academic years, staggered terms

Simone Coker-Kamna Public Affairs
Brittney Corrigan-McElroy Conference and Events Planning
Kristy Gonyer Biology
Doris Hall Facilities Services
Kristin Holmberg Student Engagement
Claudia Ramirez Islas Student Engagement
Will Symms Athletics, Fitness and Outdoor Programs
Sam Fey Faculty
Zhenya Bershtein Faculty

Honor Council

Responsible for educating members of the community about the meaning and importance of responsible and honorable conduct. Additionally, provide advice to students seeking resolution of disputes and to informally mediate such disputes prior to more formal action.

Composition: students, faculty, and staff; an equal number of each
Term: 3 academic years; staggered terms

Carlie Stolz Development
Trina Marmarelli Instructional Technology Services
Julia Nicholson Residence Life
Lucas Illing Faculty
Dana Katz Faculty
Aki Miyoshi Faculty


Implement recent changes in governance to the community constitution. 

Britt Hoover Dean of Students Office
Claire Michie Development
Steven Arkonovich Faculty
Margaret Scharle Faculty

Quality of Life

Evaluate and make recommendations to improve the quality of work life for faculty and staff.

Term: staff: 3 academic years, staggered terms

Karin Purdy Dean of Faculty Office
Matthew Packwood Dean of Faculty Office
Sarah Sharp Registrar's Office
Kati Sweaney Admission
Katrina Tanner Human Resources
Michelle Valintis Human Resources
Kate Duffly Faculty
Josh Howe Faculty

Reed Entertainers Show

Plan the annual talent show for faculty and staff.

Gaynor Hills Development
Jessica Kelly Financial Aid
Fiona Simms Development
Amy Stewart Visual Resources
Ruby White Inclusive Community

Reed Union

Assist in planning and coordinating all-community meetings (Reed Unions) when matters of specific relevance to the Reed community arise.

Term: 2 academic years; staggered terms

Staff:  To be appointed
Kris Cohen Faculty
Lena Lencek Faculty


Serving on the Safety Committee gives employees an opportunity to play an important role in keeping our workplace free of hazards. Members attend monthly meetings and conduct quarterly building inspections.

Cypress Cohen Human Resources
Jay Ewing Physics
Storm Fraelich Building Services
Kristine Hayes Biology
Randy Hicks Chemistry
Ry Malloy Audio Visual Services
Michele McPherson Facilities
Ilana Novakoski Reactor
April Sams Environmental Health and Safety
Rusty Tennant Theatre
Dhyana Westfall Community Safety
Cathy Young Environmental Health and Safety
David Dalton Faculty
Mark Hinchliff Faculty


Coordinate the college’s activities in support of sustainability. Monitor the current environmental impact of the campus and report findings to the community. Encourage proposals and suggestions from the community for ways to improve current sustainability practices and help to determine which practices to investigate and adopt. Includes transportation matters.

Towny Angell Facilities Services
John Kroger President's Offce
Zac Perry Grounds Maintenance
April Sams Environmental Health and Safety
Chris Koski Faculty
Johnny Powell Faculty

Take Your Child to Work Day

Plan and coordinate the annual all-day event for children of staff and faculty.

Danielle Cass Chemistry
Jessika Chi Institutional Diversity
Jolina Kwong Caputo Dean of Faculty Office
Frank Zornado Athletics, Fitness, and Outdoor Programs

Title IX Board

Hear all cases brought by any current or former members of the Reed community against any individual who has allegedly committed an act of sexual misconduct while a member of the student body.

Composition: should consist of at least 6 staff together with all members of the student judicial board.

Melinda Krahenbuhl Reactor
Ilana Novakoski Reactor
Linda Maddux Library
Todd Pangilinan Conference and Events Planning
Rabeca Reese Computing & Information Systems


Wellness Committee website

Develop, promote, and implement programs to promote the health and well-being of staff and faculty.

Barbara Amen Special Programs
Cypress Cohen Human Resources
Christine Hanolsy Alumni Relations
Steve Immel College Relations Information Systems
Kayla Johnston Dean of Faculty Office
Aaron Kennedy Community Safety
Lisa Mickola Dean of Faculty Office
Julie Shannon Dean of Faculty Office
Morris Weinstock-Blair Administrative Computing Services
Kelsey Wirtzfeld Dean of Students Office