CALS APC Members for the 2016-17 Academic Year
Chair: Kate VandenBosch, Ex Officio

Division Representative Department
Division 1 Srinivasan Damodaran Food Science
Paul Fricke Dairy Science
Division 2 Doug Soldat Soil Science
Tim Van Deelan Forest & Wildlife Ecology
Division 3 Dietram Scheufele Life Sciences Communication
Janet Silbernagel Landscape Architecture
Division 4 Joe Lauer Agronomy
Patrick Krysan Horticulture
Division 5 Karen Wassarman Bacteriology
Francisco Pelegri Genetics
Marv Wickens Biochemistry
Extension Paul Mitchell Agricultural and Applied Economics
Academic Staff Laura Ward Good Soil Science
Jon Roll Bacteriology


The committee will have 14 members elected from the following areas/divisions:

Division 1: 2 members representing Animal Science, Biological Systems Engineering, Food Science, and Dairy Science
Division 2: 2 members representing Entomology, Forest and Wildlife Ecology, and Soil Science
Division 3: 2 members representing Agricultural and Applied Economics, Community and Environmental Sociology, Landscape Architecture, Life Sciences Communication, and Urban and Regional Planning
Division 4: 2 members representing Agronomy, Plant Pathology, and Horticulture
Division 5: 3 members representing Bacteriology, Biochemistry, Genetics, and Nutritional Science
Extension: One faculty in CALS with an Extension appointment
Academic Staff: Two Academic Staff in CALS with a 50% appointment or more
  • The Dean or his/her designee.
  • The Dean or his/her designee will serve as chair of the committee.
  • Committee members terms will be for three years.
  • A quorum is defined as any 8 members.
  • Election of committee members:
    1. A call for nominations will be made. Nominations can be made by any faculty member within a represented area/division. Nominees must be voting faculty members within the same represented faculty area/division. Nominations for Academic staff may be made by any member of the academic staff.
    2. Election of the representatives to the APC will be held. All faculty in CALS are eligible to vote for one candidate in each faculty area/division represented on the ballot. All Academic staff in the college may vote for the Academic staff representative.