External Committees

Members of APAC represent our group on a number of UA committees and have a number of roles and responsibilities. Current representatives are listed below.


Committee Description APAC REPRESENTATIVE(S) - FY 19/20)
Classified Staff Council Formerly called the Staff Advisory Council, exists to serve as an advocate and resource for classified staff and is part of shared governance in addition to APAC and Faculty Senate.


Employee Recognition Committee Celebrates the accomplishments and successes of the university by helping acknowledge our brightest employees.

Brian Berrellez, Carolyn Greeno, Sara Knepper, Amy McClure, Kyle Mittan, Sylvia Quintero, Bridget Radcliff, Susan Richards

Faculty Senate Focuses on a broad spectrum of policy issues, including academic personnel policies; instruction and curriculum policy; research policy; and student affairs policies; serves as a forum for communication and dialogue between the faculty and the University administration. OPEN
Naming Advisory Committee The President forwards all proposals for honorary naming of any site on University property to the attention of the Naming Advisory Committee which, after review and deliberation, the forwards a written recommendation on each proposal to the President for further action. Jennifer Lawrence, APAC Chair 
President's Council Convened by the UA President to provide a platform to discuss and share information of importance to shared governance and the campus at large. Meets with the President every other week for one and a half hours. The APAC Chair serves as the APAC Representative on this group. No substitutes are allowed per committee organizers. Jennifer Lawrence, APAC Chair
Shared Governance Review Committee (Faculty Senate) Addresses issues regarding the implementation and functioning of the procedures contained in the Shared Governance Guidelines and Agreements, as may be entered into from time to time. Establishes and maintains processes to: (1) review compliance with the agreement, (2) examine ways in which apparent breaches of the agreement can be addressed, and (3) consider possible extensions of the agreement. It is the body to which members of the University community can bring particular shared governance concerns, and it will also examine whether the agreement has been violated or is in need of clarification or modification. Jennifer Lawrence, APAC Chair
SPBAC (Strategic Planning and Budget Advisory Committee) In consultation and dialogue with the President, the Provost, and the University community, supports and enhances the success of the University through thoughtful and informed advice relating to: strategic planning, assessment of institutional priorities, review of budgetary policies, and the evaluation of programs and services. The SPBAC chair shall provide regular reports to the Faculty Senate.

Brian Berrellez

Backup OPEN

UA Cares The University of Arizona's annual workplace giving campaign, providing UA employees with the opportunity to support UA services and programs and the broader community. OPEN
UA Employee Emergency Fund Provides support to colleagues who face an unexpected, temporary financial hardship, such as rent, utilities, or other essential expenses, as a result of sudden illness, a family crisis, or a natural disaster. Awards are contingent on adequate contributions to the fund and the other requirements set forth within the application. Collaborates via email, reviews requests when they come in - variable time commitment required. OPEN
UA Retirees Association Promotes the interests and welfare of University of Arizona retirees, encourages continuing contact between retirees and the University, provides the means for interaction among retirees through a diversity of cultural, intellectual, and social programs. Susanna Eden
UCAP Project Governance (temporary) Team responsible for implementing UCAP. Kate Riley
University Hearing Board Comprised of students, faculty, and staff, body to which university delegates the authority and responsibility to conduct hearings for students accused of a violation of the student Code of Conduct and/or Code of Academic Integrity. University Hearing Boards function as university agents, and members must understand and observe the legal and professional requirements of confidentiality and ethical behavior. Isabel Chavez 

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Reporting for Committee Reps

When you take on representing APAC to an external committee, use the online External Committee Representative Reporting form to track your activities. This allows APAC to monitor our participation and effectiveness and share your great work with all of APAC. Thank you!

Reporting Form