Below is a list of internal committees within the division and university committees under the purview of the vice provost for student affairs.


division of student affairs internal committees

Membership for committees internal to the Division of Student Affairs are made up primarily, but not limited to, division employees. Contact information is included after each committee description.

Mental Health Initiative Advisory Board 

In alignment with the Oregon State University Strategic Plan through coalition building, the Mental Health Initiative will provide leadership in promoting mental well-being and creating structures that support people and communities in achieving optimal mental health.  We do this through education, policy, stigma-reduction and population level interventions.

Contact Michele Ribeiro

Professional Development 

To prepare staff to be career-long learners, to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to promote student growth, and to advance division initiatives, the division offers a number of professional development opportunities. Committee members may assist in planning division-wide events and other division-related development opportunities.

Contact Jen Humphreys

Learn about the division's collaborative cohorts, which provide additional opportunities for division employees to engage. 

university committees 

The call for staff and faculty volunteers for committee membership is issued campus-wide by the Faculty Senate Office each spring. Contact Vickie Nunnemaker at 541-737-4344 or via email for information. All other questions should be directed to the committee ex-officio listed after each description.

Students interested in committee membership should contact the ASOSU Director of Committees to learn more about the application process.

Recreational Sports Advisory Board

Advises the director of Recreational Sports in establishing and administering policies and procedures of the facilities, formulated budgets and long range plans for student fee funded recreational sport programs and facilities.

Membership consists of 5 faculty, professional, and classified, 7 students (ASOSU VP, 6 at-large), and 2 ex-officio. Resource person: ASOSU Director of Committees.

Contact Leah Hall Dorothy, Ex-Officio

Sports Club Committee

This committee is the primary governing body of all aspects of the Oregon State University Sports Clubs program and is responsible for establishing and reviewing policies related to the operation of the program, evaluating and reviewing budget requests, allocating individual club moneys, and making recommendations regarding club and individual member conduct and disciplinary issues.

Membership consists of 4 faculty, professional, and classified; 5 students, and 1 ex-officio. Resource person: ASOSU Director of Committees.

Contact Leah Hall Dorothy

Student Conduct Committee

Recommends policy concerning the conduct of students and serves as a review and hearing body which determines whether a student's conduct is in violation of university regulations or interferes with and obstructs the educational mission and responsibilities of the university.

Membership consists of 5 faculty, 5 students, and 1 ex-officio. Resource person: ASOSU Director of Committees.

Contact Carol Millie

Student Health Advisory Board

This committee exists as a forum for students to have a voice in the direction of their student health services and presents an ideal opportunity for those students interested in health to give input.  
This committee serves as an advisory group to the directors and the leadership team of the Student Health Services and is the first step in the health service budget approval process.

Membership consists of 4 faculty members; 10 students (1 Non-Senate member of the ASOSU, 1 member from the Non-Traditional Affairs Task Force, 1 graduate student, 1 ASOSU Senator, 1 student appointed by ISOSU and 5 at-large students), 1 representative from Disability Access Services, and 3 ex-officio members.

Contact Gaby Bustos Ramos

Orange Media Network Committee

This committee is the governing body and policy board for all student media at Oregon State University. Reviews the operations of student media; hires all editors and managers; reviews complaints; and establishes general operating policies for student media.

Membership consists of 4 faculty, professional, and classified; 4 students (at-large), and 10 ex-officio. Resource person: ASOSU Director of Committees.

Contact Candace Baltz

Student Organization Alignment Group (SOAG)

SOAG is a representative body intended to support success of recognized student organizations at Oregon State University and is responsible for the establishment, review and revision of policy, education, training and standards of care for student organizations, their student leadership and advisors. 

Membership consist of 5 standing members (4 faculty and 1 student), 5 at-large members (2 faculty, 3 students) and 4 Ad Hoc/ex-officio.

Contact Dante Holloway, Committee Chair

Student/Parent Advisory Board

The Student/Parent Advisory Board oversees OSU’s child care centers and the child care subsidy programs. It serves as the budgeting board for the Our Little Village student fee and helps identify goals of the Childcare & Family Resources Office. The board meets twice a month to discuss and respond to current issues and trends for parents at OSU.

Membership consists of 8 to 12 members, with the number of of staff and faculty members not exceeding the number of student members.

Contact Kristi King

University Housing Committee

Advises the director of university student housing in the development of housing facilities and programs to meet the needs and interests of students.

Membership consists of 4 faculty, professional, and classified; 3 students from these areas: (RHA president, ICC representative, hall director, residence hall student, international student, Orchard Court Community Interest Group representative); 1 community representative, and 2 ex-officios. Resource person: ASOSU Director of Committees.

Contact Stephen Jenkins

Women's Center Advisory Board

The Women's Center Advisory Committee serves in an advisory capacity to uphold the mission of the Women's Center and assist in the development and promotion of activities and programs. The roles and responsibilities of members include, but are not limited to: designing programs, and activities; fundraising; network/liaison with community groups; providing resources for the Women's Center; acting as advocates for women on campus; projecting priorities and goals for the Women's Center; evaluating the Women's Center's effectiveness in meeting its mission and goals; and participating in selection of the Women's Center director.

Membership consists of 5 faculty and professional, 6 students, 3 community members, 4 classified staff, and ex-officio (Women's Center director, Women Studies director, President's Commission on the Status of Women liaison, Women's Affairs Task Force coordinator, Affirmative Action director, Sexual Assault Prevention/Education program coordinator, LGBT advocate, and Minority & Disabled Students advocate. Resource person: ASOSU Director of Committees.

Contact Whitney Archer