Committee Mission: To solicit and recommend the best qualified candidates to represent staff on the University of Iowa charter, non-charter committees and other standing committees in conjunction with the University of Iowa Affirmative Action policies. To find and recommend replacements for the various committees as unscheduled openings occur.

Candidates shall be recommended without regard to classification except in the case of the Funded Retirement and Insurance Committee whose membership is restricted to those staff members not covered by a bargaining agreement.

Scope of Concern

Act as liaison with staff members serving on University charter committees and non-charter committees. Report charter and non-charter committee issues of interest to Staff Council. Provide Council view to charter and non-charter committee members as needed.


Congratulations to Staff selected to serve on UI Charter Committees beginning this fall!!

Campus Planning Committee: John Weyer

Faculty-Staff Parking Appeals Committee: Rudia Kihura, Julie Pelechek

Family Issues Committee: Jenn Gibbs

Financial Aid Advisory: David Lam-Lu

Hancher Auditorium Committee: Ben Rogers

IT Advisory: Sarah Mascher Wallace

Lecture Committee: Julie Paetzold

Parking and Transportation Committee: Kevin Zihlman

Recreational Services Committee: Melia Pieper

Research Council: Jodi Graff, Kevin Kelly

University Libraries: Rosemary Tiwari

University Safety and Security: Tammi Goerdt, Emily Milke


And, congratulations to Staff selected to serve as UI Charter Committee (Co)-Chairs!

Committee on Diversity: Angela Lamb

Faculty-Staff Parking Appeals: Kevin Zihlman

Family Issues: Megan Meyer

Funded Retirement and Insurance: Nancy Davin                                                            

Hancher: Greg Thompson                                                         

Parking and Transportation: Kris Halter

Sustainability: Brian Thompson

University Safety and Security: Richard Pfarrer