Board Committees

Committees provide recommendations for action by the Board. The Board chair has authority to name and identify responsibilities of all committees. Additional information on committees can be found in Board of Regents Policy: Board Operations and Agenda Guidelines (pdf).

Standing Committees 

Standing committees of the Board provide governance oversight on topics within the committee's purview; review and make recommendations on Board policy; and receive reports and information items.

Academic & Student Affairs Committee
Linda Cohen (Chair), Darrin Rosha (Vice Chair),
Thomas Anderson, Dean Johnson, Peggy Lucas, and Patricia Simmons
Senior Leader Liaison: Karen Hanson
Staff Coordinator: Maggie Flaten

Audit & Compliance Committee
Laura Brod (Chair), Peggy Lucas (Vice Chair),
Richard Beeson, Michael Hsu, Abdul Omari, and Patricia Simmons
Senior Leader Liaison: Gail Klatt
Staff Coordinator: Maggie Flaten

Facilities, Planning & Operations Committee
David McMillan (Chair), Thomas Devine (Vice Chair),
Thomas Anderson, Dean Johnson, Peggy Lucas, and Darrin Rosha
Senior Leader Liaison: Michael Berthelsen
Staff Coordinator: Jason Langworthy

Faculty & Staff Affairs Committee
Patricia Simmons (Chair), Michael Hsu (Vice Chair),
Richard Beeson, Laura Brod, Linda Cohen, and Abdul Omari
Senior Leader Liaison: Kathy Brown
Staff Coordinator: Maggie Flaten

Finance Committee
Richard Beeson (Chair), Abdul Omari (Vice Chair),
Laura Brod, Thomas Devine, Michael Hsu, and David McMillan
Senior Leader Liaison: Brian Burnett
Staff Coordinator: Jason Langworthy

Governance & Policy Committee
Linda Cohen (Chair), Dean Johnson (Vice Chair),
Thomas Anderson, Thomas Devine, David McMillan, and Darrin Rosha
Senior Leader Liaison: Brian Steeves
Staff Coordinator: Sarah Dirksen & Jason Langworthy

Litigation Review Committee
Thomas Devine (Chair), Thomas Anderson (Vice Chair), 
Linda Cohen, Dean Johnson, David McMillan, and Darrin Rosha
Senior Leader Liaison: Douglas Peterson
Staff Coordinator: Brian Steeves

Other Committees of the Board

Nominating Committee 
The Nominating Committee is established biennially to nominate candidates to serve as Board chair, vice chair, secretary, and treasurer. Its members are Regents who are appointed by the Board chair.

Presidential Performance Review Committee 
The Presidential Performance Review Committee evaluates the president's performance annually to assess outcomes and recommend compensation. Its members are Regents who are appointed by the Board chair.