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The Faculty Senate is composed of seventy-five elected members from the general faculty. Eligible members are those persons employed by the University of Central Florida during the regular academic year and whose primary assignment is to carry out the academic mission of the university, namely, teaching, research and academic service. Titles of these persons are set forth in the Senate Bylaws.

2022-2023 Senate Officers

As the first order of business at the first meeting of the new Senate in April, the Senators elect from its voting membership by majority vote a chair, vice chair and secretary. Each officer has a one-year term beginning immediately following the annual election. For a list of prior leaders, go to Leaders of the Faculty Senate.

College of Arts and Humanities

College of Business Administration

College of Community Innovation and Education

  • Sara Michael-Luna
    College of Community Innovation and Education-School of Teacher Education; Senate Representative
    407-823-5791
  • Larry Walker
    College of Community Innovation and Education-Educational Leadership & Higher Education; Senate Representative
  • Daniel Seigler
    College of Community Innovation and Education-School of Public Administration; Senate Representative
  • Lisa Martino
    College of Community Innovation and Education-Educational Leadership & Higher Education; Senate Representative
    407-823-6184
  • Gulnora Hundley
    College of Community Innovation and Education-Counselor Education & School Psychology; Senate Representative; Vice Chair, Personnel Committee
  • Marjorie Ceballos
    College of Community Innovation and Education-Educational Leadership & Higher Education; Senate Represenatative
  • Bobby Hoffman
    College of Community Innovation and Education-Learning Sciences & Educational Research; Senate Representative
    407-823-1770
  • Karol Lucken
    College of Community Innovation and Education-Criminal Justice; Senate Representative; Chair, Personnel Committee
    407-823-6487
  • Brett Meltzer
    College of Community Innovation and Education-Legal Studies; Senate Representative
    407-708-2839
  • Reid Oetjen
    College of Community Innovation and Education - Health Management & Informatics; Senate Representative; Chair, Graduate Program Review and Awards Committee
    407-823-5668

College of Engineering and Computer Science

  • Ladislau Bölöni
    College of Engineering and Computer Science-Computer Science; Senate Representative
    407-823-2320
  • Marino Nader
    College of Engineering and Computer Science-Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; Senate Representative
    407-823-5358
  • Andrew Randall
    College of Engineering and Computer Science-Civil, Environmental & Construction Engineering; Senate Representative
    407-823-6429
  • Tian Tian
    College of Engineering and Computer Science-Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering; Senate Representative
  • Kevin Coffey
    College of Engineering and Computer Science-Materials Science & Engineering; Senate Representative
    407-823-2175
  • Dennis Filler
    College of Engineering and Computer Science-Civil, Environmental & Construction Engineering; Senate Representative
    407-823-5654
  • Jeffrey Kauffman
    College of Engineering and Computer Science-Mechanical Aerospace Engineering; Senate Representative; Chair, Undergraduate Council and Undergraduate Policy and Curriculum Committee
    407-823-0370
  • Hansen Mansy
    College of Engineering and Computer Science-Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering; Faculty/Senate Representative; Co-Chair, Faculty and Staff Benefits Committee
    407-823-1655
  • Sumanta Pattanaik
    College of Engineering and Computer Science-Computer Science; Senate Representative
    407-823-2638
  • Michael Proctor
    College of Engineering and Computer Science-Industrial Engineering & Management Systems; Senate Representative
    407-823-5296

College of Graduate Studies

  • Glenn Martin
    College of Graduate Studies-School of Modeling, Simulation & Training; Senate Representative; Physical; Chair, Information Technology Committee
  • Joseph Kider
    College of Graduate Studies-School of Modeling, Simulation & Training; Senate Representative

College of Health Professions and Sciences

  • Ali Amirkhosravi
    College of Health Professions and Sciences-Health Sciences; Senate Representative
    407-823-0254
  • Jacqueline Flores-Otero
    College of Health Professions and Sciences-School of Kinesiology & Physical Therapy; Interim Senate Representative (Fall 2022)
  • Asli Yalim
    College of Health Professions and Sciences-Social Work; Senate Representative
  • Martine Vanryckeghem
    College of Health Professions and Sciences-School of Communication Sciences & Disorders; Senate Representative; Chair, Commencement, Convocations and Recognitions Committee
    407-823-4808

College of Medicine

  • Tina Chiarelli
    College of Medicine-Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences; Senate Representative; Vice Chair, Undergraduate Council; Co-Chair, Undergraduate Course Review Committee
    407-823-2253
  • Nadine Dexter
    College of Medicine-Medical Education; Senate Representative
    407-266-1421
  • Nyla Dil
    College of Medicine-Medical Education; Senate Representative
    407-266-1133
  • Stephen King
    Faculty Senate Chair; College of Medicine-Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences; Senate Representative; Chair, Committee on Committees; Chair, Personnel Committee
    407-266-7108
  • Stephen Lambert
    College of Medicine-Medical Education; Senate Representative
    407-266-7086
  • William Self
    College of Medicine-Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences; Ex Officio; Senate Representative-Steering Committee
    407-823-4262

College of Nursing

College of Optics and Photonics

  • Axel Schulzgen
    College of Optics and Photonics; Senate Representative
  • Jim Moharam
    College of Optics and Photonics; Senate Representative; Chair, Graduate Council; Chair, Graduate Policy Committee; Ex-Officio-Graduate Curriculum Committee, Research Council, UPCC & UCRC
    407-823-6833

College of Sciences

Rosen College of Hospitality Management

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