SPBAC - Membership

The members of the Strategic Planning and Budgeting Advisory Committee were chosen through one of four ways: 1) selected by President Fritz Erickson, 2) selected by a vice president, dean or department head to represent a division or a college; 3) selected by AAUP and NMUFA per union contract stipulations; or 4) nominated by multiple peers within an employee group. All employee groups, unions and levels are represented by at least one member of the committee.

Committee Membership Opportunities
Current faculty/staff vacancies: 3-year terms -- 1 College of Business and 1 College of Health Sciences and Professional Studies

Term Expires June 30, 2020
Rhea Dever, Human Resources
Jim Gadzinski, Academic and Career Advisement Center
Daryl Kobie, Technology and Occupational Sciences
Colby Lang, Public Safety and Police Services
Marsha Lucas, Chemistry
Kevin McDonough, Academic Information Services
Tim Schirtzinger, Purchasing
Robyn Stille, Alumni Relations
McAuliffe, Dawn, Dean of Students Office
1 College of Business vacancy
1 College of Health Sciences and Professional Studies

Term Expires June 30, 2019 (with one optional 3-year term renewal)
Brent Graves, co-chair, Biology
Leslie Warren, co-chair, Academic Information Services
Jamie Beauchamp, Controller's Office
Jill Compton, Internal Audit and Risk Management
Jessica Cruz, Diversity and Inclusion
Chris Greer, Dean of Students
John Centko, Technology and Occupational Sciences
Sherri Towers, Finance and Administration

Term Expires June 30, 2018 (with one optional 3-year term renewal)
Jeff Mincheff, Public Safety and Police Services
Heidi Blanck, Technology and Occupational Sciences
Gerri Daniels, Admissions
Lynn Domina, English
Bob Eslinger, Extended Learning and Community Engagement
Matt Herbig, Learning Resources
Christine Larson, Financial Aid
Stephan Larson, Art and Design
Chris Lewis, Business Intelligence and Information Services
Dave Rayome, Business
Kristi Robinia, Nursing

Student Term (renewable 1-year term up to 3 years)
Undergraduate, bachelor's -- Holly Anderson
Undergraduate, associate/certificate/diploma -- Shane Sheldon
Graduate student -- Katie Joseph

Ex Officio (tenure as they hold current position)
President Fritz Erickson
Vice President and Provost Kerri Schuiling
Vice President Gavin Leach
Vice President Steve VandenAvond
Advancement CEO Brad Canale
​Athletic Director Forrest Karr
Assistant to the President for Strategic Initiatives Cindy Paavola