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
Peggy Lucas (Chair),
Richard Beeson, Michael Hsu, Abdul Omari, Ken Powell, and Patricia Simmons
Senior Leader Liaison: Gail Klatt
Staff Coordinator: Maggie Flaten

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

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

Finance Committee
Richard Beeson (Chair), Abdul Omari (Vice Chair),
Michael Hsu, David McMillan, Ken Powell, and Steve Sviggum 
Senior Leader Liaison: Brian Burnett
Staff Coordinator: Jason Langworthy

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

Litigation Review Committee
Thomas Anderson (Chair), 
Linda Cohen, Dean Johnson, David McMillan, Darrin Rosha, and Steve Sviggum 
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.