Division of Student Affairs Divisional Committees

Name of Committee


Purpose / Mission

Campus Recreation Advisory Board

Joanna Prociuk, Chair

The mission of this board is to involve user groups, primarily students, in the planning, organization and administration of recreational programs. This will include but not be limited to: maintenance and custodial services; finances; student employment; professional staffing; programming and general policy making; and long-range planning (facilities, programs, staffing/personnel, and policies) of the associated areas.

Career Development Faculty Advisory Board

Sandy Jakubow, Chair

The Career Development Center Faculty Advisory Board is a distinguished group of dean and faculty members representing eight colleges at FAU. The board members serve in an advisory capacity and support the Career Development Center's mission, services and programs. The board is committed to ensuring that FAU students and the Career Development Center have optimal and mutually beneficial interactions.

Exceptional Circumstances Withdrawal Committee

Dr. Corey A. King, Chair

This committee works to outline the process and procedures for a student to request a withdrawal from the University for Exceptional Circumstances.

Fraternity and Sorority Life Housing Task Force

Alicia Keating-Polson,

Artie Jamison, Co-Chair  

The purpose of the Fraternity and Sorority Life Housing Task Force is to investigate the various methods of university-owned Greek housing and/or facilities across the country. The task force conducts Greek housing/facility "assessment trips" to universities identified as having on-campus Greek housing/facility models that FAU might want to emulate. Task force members examine the overall relationship between FAU and Greek housing/facilities; examine the financial aspect of Greek housing/facilities; make recommendations of how to provide, finance and manage Greek housing and/or facilities; and make recommendations on how to improve the overall quality of the Greek housing and/or facility experience.

Homecoming Planning Committee

Alicia Keating, Chair     

The purpose of the Homecoming Planning Committee is to provide Homecoming programs that are a celebration of the spirit and traditions of Florida Atlantic University. The Homecoming programs shall be inclusive of all members of the FAU community. The traditions of the University will be preserved and new traditions started that will enhance the spirit of the university.

Multicultural Affairs/ISSS Advisory Board

Dr. Mihaela Metianu and  Juan Izaguirre, Chair 

The purpose of the Multicultural Affairs/ISSS Advisory Board is to develop multicultural programs and diversity initiatives that involve students in event selection, planning and participation. The board advocates for University-wide student services to meet the needs and promote the interests of diverse students on campus. Finally, the board makes recommendations to improve the quality of services offered through the Offices of Multicultural Affairs and International Student/Scholar Services.

Orientation Advisory Committee

Heather Bishara, Chair      

The Orientation Advisory Committee, under the leadership and guidance of the Office of New Students and Owl Family Programs, will assist in providing a comprehensive new student orientation program that fosters collaboration with campus departments, facilitating the transition to Florida Atlantic University by promoting a greater understanding of the campus, the culture, its traditions and expectations.

Regulation Review Team

Terry Mena, Chair

The purpose of the Regulation Review Team is to periodically review university regulation related to Student Affairs and provide recommendations for changes and/or modifications to the Sr. Vice President for Student Affairs.

Staff Development Committee

Dawn Howard, Chair

The Staff Development Committee is responsible for staff development opportunities that promote the active engagement of Student Affairs staff in personal and professional growth.

The committee is dedicated to the development of a common understanding of Student Affairs, a culture of excellence and innovation and the adaptation of current trends and knowledge where the entire FAU community thrives. For more information click here.

Strategic Initiative & Assessment Team

Dr. Corey A. King, Chair 

The purpose of the Strategic Initiative & Assessment Team is to periodically review and update the divisional strategic plan, sharing accomplishments, recommended changes as well as to develop and implement a plan for assessment in the Division of Student Affairs that is consistent with the profession's CAS standards, the University Strategic Plan and the University's annual Assessment Reporting Database.

Student Affairs Marketing Committee 

Dawn Howard, Chair

The purpose of the Student Affairs Marketing Committee is to create awareness/recognition for the Division of Student Affairs and the services/programs that are offered. 

Student Eligibility Appeals Board

Joanna Ellwood, Chair

The Student Eligibility Appeals Board is responsible for the evaluation of student appeals for academic eligibility as a student leader, as directed by University Regulation 4.006.

Student Health Advisory Council

Cathie Wallace, Chair

The purpose of the Student Health Advisory Council is to ensure quality healthcare and health education for FAU students by promoting wellness throughout the University community. The council serves as a liaison between the student body and Student Health Services, assists in formulating new ideas and the development of new programs that will enhance the quality of service of Student Health Services, and reviewing suggestions and complaints regarding campus healthcare operations in order to make recommendations to the Student Health Service administration.

Student Intervention Team/Student Crisis Awareness Committee

Dr. Corey A. King, Chair  
*Also member of the SIT

FAU is committed to advancing the success, education and health of all its students. This commitment has led the University to constitute the Student Crisis Awareness Committee (SCAC) and the Student Intervention Team (SIT), both of which serve as consultation/intervention advisors to the Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students (the University's single point of contact). Advisement will address intervention and management of students who are exhibiting difficult behaviors; who pose a distinct and real threat of harm to an identified target or targets and who must be prevented from harming self or others; and those who are likewise threatened.

Student Union Advisory Board

Dr. Larry Faerman, Chair  

The Student Union Advisory Board is a vehicle for student, faculty, staff and other users of the FAU Student Union to provide guidance and support for the effective operation and growth of the Student Union organization and facilities.

Student Veterans Advisory Team

Dylan Reyes-Cairo, Chair  

The purpose of the Student Veterans Advisory Team is to identify divisional and University resources specific to the needs of student veterans.  The advisory team works collaboratively to provide a comprehensive approach to Student Veterans services at Florida Atlantic University.

Weeks of Welcome Planning Committee

Heather Bishara, Chair

The purpose of the Weeks of Welcome Planning Committee is to promote, coordinate, develop and implement a series of programs and activities with the common goal of welcoming new and returning students while gaining what it means to be an FAU Owl.  The programs and activities also focus on increasing students' connections with faculty, and staff, and other students and promote a sense of belonging

Healthy Owls Team

Christine Lynch, Chair 

The mission of the Healthy Owls Team is to create a campus community that emphasizes the development of a healthy body, mind and spirit.

The task force will accomplish its mission by:

  • Developing health policies on campus

  • Supporting healthcare initiatives

  • Encouraging healthy living and choices through outreach


Sustainability Committee


Nori Carter,

Lauren Adamo,

 The divisional Sustainability Committee will ....

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