Committees

Technical instructors and staff partner on several committees to improve the Washburn Tech experience, both for the student and the employee. The following committee rosters are updated on an annual basis:

2018-2019 Assessment Committee

This committee provides the leadership necessary to ensure that the assessment of student learning is providing consistent and useful data to faculty, the instructional divisions, and the institution for the improvement of the curriculum and student learning.

  • Robert Arney
  • Alan Beam
  • Michael Evenson
  • Pam Manning
  • Tammy Schrickel
  • Clayton Tatro
  • Nicole Wade

2018-2019 Safety Committee

The SafeTech Committee is a representation of each division of learning and provides both direction and leadership supporting the vision of developing the safest tech students in the nation. It is designed to support our mission of creating a safety culture practiced at all levels.

  • Tim Clothier
  • Clark Coco
  • Darren Dillingham
  • Russell Hinshaw
  • Lori Hutchinson
  • Carl Kinnett
  • David Praiswater
  • Ali Setayesh
  • Eric Showalter
  • Peggy Snook
  • Teresa Vasquez

2018-2019 Care Closet Committee

This committee raises money that provides short-term financial assistance to Washburn Tech students who need help to complete their education. Aid can take the form of gas money, bus fare or a bag of groceries.

  • Lynn Dawson
  • Mike Evenson
  • Trudi Kenney
  • Pam Manning
  • Dan Stumpf

2018-2019 Curriculum Committee

The purpose of this committee is to advise the Associate Dean for Instruction in support of the strategic elements of Washburn Tech to deliver superior and rigorous technical programs offered by outstanding technical instructors building on their industry specific experience.

  • Alan Beam
  • Michael Clouser
  • Jennifer Ewing
  • Chaz Havens
  • Russell Hinshaw
  • John Lemon
  • Kerry Norbury
  • Ali Setayesh
  • Clayton Tatro
  • Nicole Wade
  • Mark Wilson
  • Louise Williams

2018-2019 Faculty/Dean Committee

This committee is a mechanism whereby faculty and staff participate in the decision-making processes of the college. The goal of this committee is to include representatives from across the college.  

  • Clark Coco
  • Larry Newell
  • David Praiswater
  • Ali Setayesh
  • Eric Showalter
  • Peggy Snook
  • Diane Stumpf
  • Clayton Tatro

2018-2019 Program Review Committee

This committee reviews and evaluates the comprehensive program reviews to facilitate intentional self-evaluation and planning in order to support program quality, improve student success and equity, enhance teaching and learning, and connect resource allocation to strategic planning.

  • Emiliano Arzate
  • Alan Beam
  • Scott Nickel
  • Jonathon Rossich
  • Clayton Tatro
  • Josh Thompson
  • Ashley Tyler

2018-2019 Instructor Handbook Committee

The Instructor Handbook Committee is a standing advisory committee with the purpose of 1) reviewing the instructor handbook in a logical and timely fashion, 2) considering suggestions made for modifications to the Washburn Tech-specific portions of the instructor handbook 3) evaluating new policy recommendations prior to implementation, 4) creating new policies/procedures in response to developments in the legal environment, 5) reviewing policies for possible elimination of practices/rules/guidelines if inconsistent with the current higher education environment, and 6) recommending any of the revisions, modifications or amendments to the handbook. 

  • Alan Beam
  • Mike Clouser
  • Chaz Havens
  • Lori Hutchinson
  • Teresa Huttenmaier
  • John Lemon
  • Paul Mallory
  • Kerry Norbury
  • Ali Setayesh
  • Clayton Tatro
  • Mark Wilson

Washburn Tech Social Committee

Committee members plan events which are designed to improve the social environment of the campus workplace and encourage collaborative action.

  • Johnny Lemon
  • Pam Manning
  • Tammy Schrickel