Executive Council Members - 2023-24

  • Rick Kubina, Chair
  • Jennifer Frank,  Chair-Elect
  • Elizabeth Prosek,  Past Chair


Department Representatives

Curriculum & Instruction

  • Ravi Koul (2022-24)
  • Mark Kissling (2023-25)

Education Policy Studies

  • Vacant  (2023-24 - finish term due to sabbatical)
  • Vacant (2023-25)
Educational Psychology, Counseling & Special Education
  • Jessica Henry (2022-24)
  • Carlo Panlilio (2023-25)
Learning & Performance Systems
  • John Holst (2023-24 - finish term due to resignation)
  • Mark Threeton (2023-25)


Student Representatives

  • Nicholas Palermo, Undergraduate Student Representative, (2023-24)
  • Elisa Serrano, Graduate Student Representative, (2023-24 )


Dean's Representative

  • Gwen Lloyd, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs




2023 College of Education Elected Positions

Carlo Panlilio
Assistant Professor (July 2023 thru June 2024)

Alternate Ombudsperson


Jennifer Frank, EPCSE (2023-27) Convenor and Senate Council member

Jonte Taylor, EPCSE (2020-24)

Andrea McCloskey, C&I (2021-2025)

Ed Fuller, EPS (2022- 2026)

Esther Prins, LPS (2022 - 2026)

Efrain Marimon, CI (2023-2027)

Litzy Sandoval, Education Student Senator

First Alternate

David Post



Dana Mitra (2022-25);

Amber O'Shea (2023-26)


Xiangquan (James) Yao  


Faculty Council Standing Committees

TBD, Faculty Council Representative  

Julia Plummer, Director of Curriculum, C&I 

Kimberly Powell, Director of Graduate Studies, C&I 

David Gamson, Director of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, EPS 

Peggy Van Meter, Director of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, EPCSE 

Heather Zimmerman, Director of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, LPS 

Andrea McCloskey, Member of Faculty Senate Committee on Curricular Affairs (ex officio) 

Priya Sharma, Member of Graduate Council Sub-Committee on New and Revised Programs and Courses 

TBD, Member of Equity Team Curriculum Sub-Committee  

David Borges, College of Education, Staff Support (ex officio) 

Rayne Sperling, College of Education Dean’s Representative (ex officio) 


Faculty Council Special Committees

Francesca Lopez, Professor (CI) 2021-24

ChanMin Kim, Associate Professor (LPS) 2022-25

Allison Fleming, Associate Professor (EPCSE) 2023-26

Deirdre O'Sullivan, Associate Professor (EPCSE) 2023-26

LaWanda Ward (Dean's Appointee), Associate Professor (EPS) 2023-26

David Gamson (Dean's Appointee), Professor (EPS) 2023-26

Jeanine Staples-Dixon (Dean's Appointee) - Professor (CI) 2023-24 

Karen Eppley, Teaching Professor (CI) 2022-24

Matthew Johnson, Associate Teaching Professor (CI/CSTS) 2022-24

Pia Smal, Associate Teaching Professor (EPCSE) 2022-24

William Diehl, Associate Teaching Professor (LPS) 2023-2025 

Karen Paulson, Teaching Professor (EPS) 2023-2025 


For more information on committee membership and duties, please see the Faculty Council's Standing Rules of Order