Administrative Staff Council Committees

The members of Administrative Staff Council (ASC) standing committees include ASC members and administrative staff members-at-large as appointed by the Chair.

ASC representatives and administrative staff members-at-large are nominated or may self-nominate to serve on ASC standing committees. The Chair of ASC shall appoint a chair for each standing committee from the ASC membership. Duties and responsibilities of each ASC standing committee are listed as follows:

Executive Committee

The ASC Executive Committee acts for the Administrative Staff Council between meetings and serves as or designates a liaison between the ASC and other governance groups, individuals, and agencies. Nominations are handled annually by the Election and Orientation Committee who prepares a list by functional area of those ASC members eligible for election to the Executive Committee.


Stephanie Brinkman – Chair
Kacee Ferrell Snyder – Chair-elect
Mark Fox – Secretary
Nicole Pedraza – Treasurer
Stephanie Brinkman – Communications
Vacant – Past Chair
Lona Leck – Historian
Emily Hubbell-Staeble – Diversity & Belonging Chair
Jason Hanely – Amendments & Policies Co-Chair
Julie Hamann – Personnel, Welfare & Compensation Co-Chair
Kari Wilson – Outreach & Activities Chair
Kimberly Fleshman – Student Scholarships Chair
Jennifer Sayre – Awards & Recognition Chair
Mark Charville – Amendments & Policies Co-Chair

Amendments & Policies Committee

The responsibility of this committee is to initiate and receive proposed amendments to the Charter or Bylaws and to report to ASC on all proposed amendments. This committee will annually review the ASC Charter, Bylaws, and Handbook for accuracy of content and will propose revisions as necessary. This committee will be responsible for understanding the Charter and Bylaws to serve as a policy resource to the Chair, Chair-elect and officers as well as ASC representatives. The Amendments Committee is responsible for recording and maintaining a history of ASC Charter, Bylaws and Handbook amendments as well as BGSU policy changes affecting administrative staff. Each May the complete history of record will be submitted to the ASC Secretary or Co-Secretaries for archiving.


Jason Hanley - Chair
Mark Charville - Co-Chair
Briana Reithmeier
Dawn Frieson
Cordula Mora
Jacki Calderon

Awards & Recognition Committee

This committee is to develop and recommend to ASC ways to recognize administrative staff for their outstanding achievements. The committee also will handle all responsibilities associated with the planning, advertisement, selection and presentation of all ASC-sponsored awards and recognition including the annual awards reception and monthly award presentations. Committee members will have been employed by the University for at least three years.


Jennifer  Sayre - Chair
Christina Bentlage
Jamie Schimmoeller
Cindy Valentine
Rob Whitehurst

Outreach & Activities Committee

This committee is responsible for planning and implementing social activities to engage administrative staff and planning and implementing charitable and other external events to promote administrative staff engagement with the community external to BGSU. This committee does not participate in planning the ASC annual awards reception.


Kari Wilson - Chair
Kori Koschalk-Newmister
Alishea Sutton
Katrina Heilmeier
Maite Hall
Kyle Edmond

Personnel, Welfare & Compensation Committee

This committee is to review, study, and recommend Council action on matters involving general salary policies, benefits, performance, evaluation, and policies and procedures that affect the functioning of administrative staff in their positions. The committee will conduct an annual salary market comparison, work with Human Resources on wage and compensation-related issues, proactively review current compensation policies, and yearly review the Administrative Staff Handbook for possible required revisions of outdated policies and procedures relative to current university practices.


Julie Hamann - Chair
Gabe Dunbar
Beth Ash
A.J. Wright
Sunny Marchand

Professional Development Committee

This committee is charged with aiding and encouraging the professional growth and development of administrative staff. It will study and recommend action with regard to professional leaves, continuing education and recognition of professional achievement.


Rebecca Lyons
Jeremy VanTress
Alison Cooke
Kaitlyn Kuch

Student Scholarship Committee

The responsibility of this committee is to administer all aspects of the administrative staff student scholarship program. This committee conducts fund-raising activities and implements and awards scholarships for the student scholarship program.


Kim Fleshman - Chair
Meredith Errington
Joshua Knudsen
Angie Chapman
Curtis Kachur
Zach Schmidt

Diversity & Belonging Committee

The responsibility of this committee is to initiate and promote opportunities for education of administrative staff on topics related to diversity and belonging. This committee is responsible for developing initiatives, which will promote a culture of diversity and belonging among administrative staff at BGSU and the wider BGSU community.


Emily Hubble-Staeble - Chair
Adam Arthur
Mallory Hiser
Karly DeGroot
Melissa Yeung

University Standing Committees

Administrative staff elected to University standing committees need not be ASC representatives and are elected by the entire administrative staff. Committees include Equal Opportunity Compliance, Health, Wellness and Insurance and Information Technology.

Equal Opportunity Compliance Jeremy Joseph June 30, 2025
Equal Opportunity Compliance Vacant June 30, 2026
President's Advisory Council on Health, Wellness, and Insurance (PACHWI) Jennifer Buening Jan. 1, 2025
President's Advisory Council on Health, Wellness, and Insurance (PACHWI) Beth Ash Jan. 1, 2024
President's Advisory Council on Health, Wellness, and Insurance (PACHWI) Dawn Frieson Jan. 1, 2026
CIO Advisory Adam Arthur  
CIO Advisory Aaron (AJ) Wright  
CIO Advisory Julie Hamann  
CIO Advisory Kim Brooks  
Information Technology Committee Kari Wilson June 30, 2025
Library Advisory Jamie Schimmoeller
June 30, 2025
Public Safety Stephanie Brinkman June 30, 2023
University Council   Stephanie Brinkman June 30, 2023
Senate Committee on Professional Affairs Michelle Schenk
June 30, 2023

Ad Hoc Committees

ASC ad hoc committees are created by the Executive Committee, which appoints members. These members need not be ASC representatives. After two years, an ASC ad hoc committee either ceases to function or becomes a standing committee, through action of the Amendments Committee. 

There are no Ad Hoc Committees at this time.

Admnistrative Staff Ombuds
First Name Last Name Email Term Ends
Kari Johnson 2026
Margo Kammeyer 2026
Jeremy Joseph 2026

First Name Last Name Email Representing
Gretchen Avery Classified Staff Council
Allen Rogel Faculty Senate
Laura Waggoner Arnold University Retirees Association

Updated: 04/25/2023 09:33AM