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Committee on Committees

The function of Committee on Committees can be conducted through email correspondence and/or meetings and will include:

  • When necessary, nominate staff employees to serve on search committees, task forces, standing and ad committees, etc.
  • When necessary, review recommendations to form standing committees
  • Oversee the HSC Staff Senate elections
  • Nominate a slate of candidates for officer vacancies for the HSC Staff Senate elections
  • Submit recommendations to the HSC Staff Senate annually for the next fiscal year: a slate of nominees to fill officer vacancies, a list of newly elected Representatives and Alternates, a slate of nominees to fill HSC Staff Senate standing and special committee vacancies 

Current Membership

Name Term Department Group

 Leslee Smith, Chair


College of Allied Health


 Paula Cockrell


College of Medicine, Geriatrics


  Suzanee Bauman


College of Nursing


Ahondju U. Holmes


Stephenson Cancer Center


  Becky Miller


COM - Med. Infectious Diseases


Emily Dodson


OU Parking & Transportation


Marta Onopiuk 2023-2025 COM - Cell Biology                3
Stephanie Odparlik   2023-2025   COM - Dept. of Neurology                 3


Committee Details

  • Staff Senate Standing Committee
  • Consists of seven (7) members, four (4) of which must be Senators or Alternates when elected, and three (3) additional members at large, serving 2-year staggered terms (terms begin July 1 and expire June 30)
  • There cannot be more than one (1) member from any HSC Staff Senate group
  • The Staff Senate Chair-Elect serves as chair of the committee
  • The Committee on Committees submits all recommendations to the HSC Staff Senate for approval