Online Distance Education Committee

About the Committee

The Online Distance Education Committee is responsible for advising university policies, procedures, and practices related to online instruction at all Sul Ross State University campuses. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to, evaluations of online course offerings, trainings for online instructors, and training for online students.

Primary Responsibility Area: University-wide

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Membership as of Fall 2020
April Aultman Becker Dean of Educational and Cultural Resources ex-officio
Dr. Eric Funasaki Dean of Research and Sponsored Programs ex-officio
Dr. Patricia Harveson, College of Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences Faculty Assembly Appointee through 2021
Dr. Jennifer Miller, College of Education and Professional Studies Faculty Assembly Appointee through 2022
Dr. Eric Busby, College of Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences Faculty Assembly Appointee through 2022
Dr. Chris Herrera, College of Education and Professional Studies Faculty Assembly Appointee through 2023
Dr. Jessica Velasco, College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Assembly Appointee through 2023
Dr. Chris Davis, Rio Grande College–Humanities, Chair Faculty Senate Appointee
Dr. Thomas Matula, Rio Grande College–Business Administration Faculty Senate Appointee
Dr. Samuel Garcia, Rio Grande College–Education Faculty Senate Appointee
Tim Parsons Instructional Designer and Media Technologist ex-officio
Dr. Jeanne Qvarnstrom Assistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness ex-officio
vacant Alpine Student Government Association Appointee
Cecilia Reavis RGC Student Government Association Appointee through 2021
Kendall Craig Title VI Grant Coordinator ex-officio
Mike Fernandez Library Representative
Ray Scheel Instructional Designer–SHSU ex-officio
Jorge Luna Instructional Designer–SHSU ex-officio
Estella Vega Thesis and Graduate Student Center Coordinator ex-officio