Committees and Boards
Academic Initiatives Committee
Antonio Perry & Dr. LaNita Campbell, Co-Chairs
The purpose of the Academic Initiatives Committee is to align all programs and services within the Division with common goals and outcomes related to academic integration, academic collaboration, and academic partnerships.
Diversity & Inclusion Committee
Dr. Mihaela Metianu and Juan Izaguirre Pena, Co-Chairs
The Diversity & Inclusion Committee makes recommendations to the Vice President for Student Affairs about diversity and inclusion opportunities for FAU students, faculty, and staff. The primary responsibility of the committee is to develop strategy for creating and deepening a sense of community and appreciation for the diversity at FAU.
The committee is an action-oriented group that recommends and implements programs, services and events that ensure the FAU environment is welcoming and inclusive of all differences in people and committed to a diverse, informed and civically active community.
Emergency & Risk Management Committee
Matthew Hinds & Kyle LeDuc, Co-Chairs
It is the mission of the Risk Management Committee is to advise and assist the Division of Student Affairs in promoting an environment that is safe from recognized hazards for faculty, staff, students, and guests. The goal will be to mitigate risk by bringing forward best practices, continual review of policies and procedures, and promotion of a safety first culture.
Staff Development Committee
Susan Fulks & Brian Montalvo, Co-Chairs
The Staff Development Committee is responsible for staff development opportunities that promote the active engagement of Student Affairs staff in personal and professional growth. The committee is dedicated to the development of a common understanding of Student Affairs, a culture of excellence and innovation and the adaptation of current trends and knowledge where the entire FAU community thrives.
University-Wide Advisory Committees:
Career Center Faculty Advisory Board
Brian Montalvo, Chair
The FAU Career Center Faculty Advisory Board is a distinguished group of dean and faculty members representing eight colleges at FAU. The board members serve in an advisory capacity and support the FAU Career Center's mission, services and programs. The board is committed to ensuring that FAU students and the Career Center have optimal and mutually beneficial interactions.
Leadership Advisory Committee
Katie Burke, Chair
The purpose of the Leadership Advisory Committee is to provide comprehensive university-wide LEAD program collaboration, awareness and decision making. Further, the committee will work to create widespread buy in and engagement in our opportunities from the moment a student steps on campus at FAU until their graduation.
Military & Veterans Student Advisory Team
Michael Giallombardo, Chair
The purpose of the Military and Veterans Student Advisory Team is to identify divisional and University resources specific to the needs of student veterans. The advisory team works collaboratively to provide a comprehensive approach to Student Veterans services at Florida Atlantic University.
Orientation Advisory Committee
Karen Murray, Chair
Mission Statement: The mission of the A-Team is to streamline the student onboarding experience and increase student yield through comprehensive services coordination and improved enrollment programs, policies and practices.
Student Advisory Boards:
Campus Recreation Advisory Board
Michael Chase, Chair
The mission of this board is to involve user groups, primarily students, in the planning, organization and administration of recreational programs. This will include but not be limited to: maintenance and custodial services; finances; student employment; professional staffing; programming and general policy making; and long-range planning (facilities, programs, staffing/personnel, and policies) of the associated areas.
Student Health Advisory Council
Dr. Joh Yeh, Chair
The purpose of the Student Health Advisory Council is to ensure quality healthcare and health education for FAU students by promoting wellness throughout the University community. The council serves as a liaison between the student body and Student Health Services, assists in formulating new ideas and the development of new programs that will enhance the quality of service of Student Health Services, and reviewing suggestions and complaints regarding campus healthcare operations in order to make recommendations to the Student Health Service administration.
Student Union Advisory Board
Dr. Larry Faerman, Chair
The Student Union Advisory Board is a vehicle for student, faculty, staff and other users of the FAU Student Union to provide guidance and support for the effective operation and growth of the Student Union organization and facilities.
VPSA Advisory Board
Dr. Corey King, Chair
The purpose of the VPSA will be to advise the Vice President for Student Affairs on matters related to developing, promoting and enhancing campus life at FAU.