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Wilson College of Textiles Committees

With relevant departmental approval, committees may expand membership through ad-hoc subcommittees.
* Denotes this member is on the committee due to their position.

College Effectiveness Task Force

Charge

Conduct Lean Six Sigma and other projects to enable the effectiveness of the college committees and units as requested.

Contact

group-tex-com-college-effectiveness@ncsu.edu

Members

Jeff Blessinger, Latoya Giles

Committee on Awards

Contact

group-tex-com-awards@ncsu.edu

Members

Donna Bouffard* (chair) 

Jeff Joines, Heather Lyerly, Pamela McCauley, Meggie Metcalf, Abdel-Fattah Seyam, Andre West, Xiangwu Zhang

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Committee on Awards: Staff Awards Subcommittee

Charge

Solicit nominations, review and vote on Awards for Excellence, Pride of the Wolfpack and Textiles Merit Awards, and organize award recognition celebrations.

Contact

group-tex-staff-awards@ncsu.edu

Members

Heather Lyerly (chair), Jeff Sackaroff (chair elect) 

Donna Bouffard, Alyssa D’Costa, Bryson Keen, Meggie Metcalf, Amanda Padbury, Nur Mazumder – TAGS, TTSC TBD

Committee on Committees

Charge

Review all Wilson College committees and establish protocols for leadership and membership, succession planning, transparency and liaise with committees as needed.

Contact

group-tex-com-committees@ncsu.edu

Members

David Hinks* (chair)

Donna Bouffard, Alicia Lecceardone , Pamela McCauley*

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Communications and Marketing Committee

Charge

Enhance the Wilson College of Textiles brand using integrated marketing communications to tell the college story and advance the strategic plan and culture charter. Leverage electronic, print and social media channels plus physical space to promote the people, programs and outcomes of Wilson College. Develop internal/external communications to support student and employee recruitment and retention, alumni and donor relations, research and innovation, industry service and reputation management. Advise the dean accordingly.

Contact

group-tex-com-marcomm-full@ncsu.edu

Members

Amanda Padbury* (chair), Sarah Stone* (vice chair)

Lexi Cunningham, Kam Heslop, Meredith Jeffers, Emily Lingenfelter, Patrick Nethery, Beth Palmer*, Melissa Sharp, Wenna Han – TAGS , TTSC TBD

Communications and Marketing: Appearance and Functionality Subcommittee

Charge

Advise the dean on ensuring optimum appearance and functionality of all college spaces.

Contact

group-textiles-appearance@ncsu.edu

Members

Rebecca Callamanis (co-chair), Andres Carrasquillo (co-chair), Kate Nartker (co-chair elect)

Amanda Mills, Amanda Padbury, Melissa Sharp, Minyoung Suh, Wenna Han (TAGS)

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Community Engagement Committee

Charge

Organize, advise and implement activities that foster a highly collegial college culture while advocating for the needs of the entire community and as individual groups.

Contact

group-tex-community-committee@ncsu.edu

Members

Bailey Smith (chair)

Birgit Anderson, Kate Annett-Hitchcock, Joyce Cole, Donna Bouffard, Pamela McCauley, Andre West, HR TBD, Md Tanjim Hossain – TAGS

Courses and Curricula Committee

Charge

Ensure compliance of all course and curricula actions submitted by departments and submit college-approved new actions to UCCC. Manage all undergraduate assessment requirements and provide feedback to Department Courses and Curricula Committees.

Contact

group-tex-ccc@ncsu.edu

Members

Jon Rust* (chair), Kristin Thoney-Barletta* (chair elect) 

Ahmed El-Shafei, Wendy Krause, Heather Lyerly, Pamela McCauley, Meggie Metcalf and Marguerite Moore

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Dean’s Council (Core)

Contact

group-tex-dean-core-council@ncsu.edu

Members

David Hinks* (chair, non-voting), Donna Bouffard* (vice chair, non-voting) 

Roger Barker, Jeff Joines, Alicia Lecceardone, Kirk Main, Pamela McCauley, Amanda Padbury, Behnam Pourdeyhimi, Abdel-Fattah Seyam, Michael Ward, Andre West* and Xiangwu Zhang*

Dean’s Council (Full)

Core + Following

Contact

group-tex-dean-full-council@ncsu.edu

Members

Tushar Ghosh, Latoya Giles, Helmut Hergeth, Greg Tourino*, Nilu Rajendran – TAGS, Meredith Gaskill (TTSC)

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Dean’s Council (Extended)

Full + Following

Contact

group-tex-dean-extended-council@ncsu.edu

Members

Lisa Chapman, Jennifer Clark, Tom Daugherty, Shawn Deaton, Emiel DenHartog, Jaclyn Hage, Heather Lyerly, Michael Odom, Jon Rust, Jeff Sackaroff, Sonja Salmon, Kristin Thoney-Barletta, Yingjiao Xu*

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee

Charge

Advise the dean on all aspects and opportunities of diversity and inclusion in the college. Create supportive and developmental opportunities in alignment with the Culture Charter for the Wilson Community. Identify inequities within the Wilson Community and implement methods to deconstruct those inequities.

Contact

group-tex-diversity-committee@ncsu.edu

Members

Pamela McCauley(co-chair), Alicia Lecceardone* (co-chair)

Andy Click, Wei Gao, Latoya Giles, Sophie Guevel, Alyssa Jennings, Anne Porterfield, Latasia Priest, CSW TBD, Nicole Rosario-Ortz – TAGS, Lupe Martinez-Hillario (TTSC)

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ETF, Naming Opportunities and One-Time Funds Committee

Charge

Request, review and make recommendations to the dean on all investments using ETF and Naming Opportunities funds. Review and make recommendations on ETF and Naming Opportunity prioritization and allocation protocols.

Contact

group-tex-etf-infrastructure@ncsu.edu

Members

(Alicia Lecceardone)*, Sharon Wright (vice chair)

Jeff Joines*, Kirk Main*, Abdel-Fattah Seyam*, Jasmine Vanblon, Andre West, Fatema Jahura – TAGS ,and TTSC TBD

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Graduate Seminar

Contact

group-tex-com-grad-seminar@ncsu.edu

Members

Pamela McCauley and Al Tonelli

Graduate Studies Committee

Charge

Review and approve all Wilson College of Textiles graduate programs, including graduate-level courses and curricula actions. Develop, recommend and implement a recruitment strategy. Require curriculum or other changes as necessary to ensure program quality and alignment with the university and college strategic plans. Review and recommend to the dean changes in policies for graduate student funding and guidelines on timely completion of degrees.

Contact

group-tex-grad-studies-committee@ncsu.edu

Members

Pamela McCauley* (chair), Lisa Chapman (vice chair) 

Rob Cooper, Emiel DenHartog, Traci Figura, B. Ellie Jin, Amanda Padbury, Renzo Shamey, Sarah Stone, Yingjiao Xu, Xiangwu Zhang*

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Graduate Studies: FPS Steering Committee

Charge

Review the FPS curriculum and recommend changes as necessary to ensure program quality and alignment with the university and college strategic plans. Prepare a vision and mission for the FPS program, and data for assessment of program quality, progress towards degrees, diversity, outcomes. Make recommendations to the Wilson College Graduate Studies Committee on graduate student recruitment and continuing education, and timely completion of degrees.

Contact

group-tex-com-grad-studies-steering-fps@ncsu.edu

Members

Nelson Vinueza (chair), Ericka Ford (chair elect)

Maury Balik, Xiaomeng Fang, Pamela McCauley, Minyoung Suh, Yingjiao Xu, Xiangwu Zhang*

Graduate Studies: TTM Steering Committee

Charge

Review the TTM curriculum and recommend changes as necessary to ensure program quality and alignment with the university and college strategic plans. Prepare a vision and mission for the TTM program, and data for assessment of program quality, progress towards degrees, diversity, outcomes. Make recommendations to the Wilson College Graduate Studies Committee on graduate student recruitment and continuing education, and timely completion of degrees.

Contact

group-tex-com-grad-studies-steering-ttm@ncsu.edu

Members

Mengmeng Zhu (chair), Karen Leonas (chair elect) 

John Bohlman, Wei Gao, Traci Lamar, Pamela McCauley, Yingjiao Xu, Xiangwu Zhang*

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Information Technology Committee

Charge

Maintain state-of-the-art IT infrastructure to support all college programs; advise the dean on policy and budget needs pertaining to information technology.

Contact

group-tx-cot-it-committee@ncsu.edu

Members

Kirk Main* (chair), Nicolette Price (vice chair) 

Shawn Deaton, Alicia Ibarra, Warren Jasper, Jeff Joines, Alexa Karrenbauer, Benoit Maze, Abdel-Fattah Seyam, Bailey Smith, Andre West*, Busra Ozdemir (TAGS), TATM TBD

Pope Industrialist-in-Residence Funding Allocation Committee

Charge

Promote the Industrialist-in-Residence program across the college and expend the funds in accordance with the intent of the donor in ways that benefit both academic departments.

Contact

group-tex-pope-industrialist@ncsu.edu

Members

Emiel DenHartog (chair), B. Ellie Jin (vice chair) 

Jaclyn Hage*, Pamela McCauley* and Xiangwu Zhang*

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Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee (CRPTC)

Contact

group-tex-rpt-committee@ncsu.edu

Members

Xiangwu Zhang (12/22), B. Ellie Jin (12/23)

Donna Bouffard*,Ahmed El-Shafei (12/23), Maureen Grasso (12/22) and Alicia Lecceardone*

Research Committee

Charge

Develop strategic research priorities aligned with the college strategic plan; identify and communicate to the college faculty and staff federal and industry opportunities; liaise with University Research Council and other research programs across the campus; develop and implement an optimal process for connecting faculty to relevant research opportunities.

Contact

group-tex-research-committee@ncsu.edu

Members

Behnam Pourdeyhimi* (co-chair), Xiangwu Zhang* (co-chair), Jennifer Clark* (vice chair)

Roger Barker, Emiel DenHartog, Jessica Gluck, Alicia Lecceardone, Kavita Mathur, Delisia Matthews, Lori Rothenberg, Sonja Salmon, Andre West, Debbie Yates

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Research Development Subcommittee

Charge

Develop and implement a research mentoring program for faculty, including a proposal writing support process.

Contact

group-tex-research-development-subcommittee@ncsu.edu

Members

Jennifer Clark* (co-chair) Xiangwu Zhang* (co-chair), (Research TBD) (vice chair)

Januka Budhathoki-Uprety, Xiaomeng Fang, Jessica Gluck, Chanmi Hwang, Kavita Mathur, Kate Nartker, Thomas Schroeder, Eunkyoung Shim, Janie Woodbridge, Rong Yin, Yang Zhang, Mengmeng Zhu

Safety and Health Committee

Charge

Establish a culture of safety first for all those working in, and visiting, the college. Ensure university policies and rules on safety are followed throughout the college. Liaise between Environmental Health and Safety and departments in the college. Ensure all unit leaders and safety subcommittees are aware of safety policies.

Contact

group-textiles-safety@ncsu.edu

Members

David Hinks* (co-chair) Jessica Gluck (co-chair), Tim Pleasants (chair elect)

Rebecca Callamanis, Johnny Collins, Angelo Corino, Bryson Keen, Emily Law ,Alicia Lecceardone, Kirk Main, Marc Mathews, Xiangwu Zhang, Dominic Garcia – TAGS, and Niharika Desai (TTSC)

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Scholarship Committee

Charge

Provide oversight on and administer all non-Centennial and non-Textile Pioneer scholarships and student emergency fund distributions. Review and select study abroad scholarship recipients. Advise the dean on improvements and scholarship areas of need.

Contact

group-tex-com-scholarship@ncsu.edu

Members

Merica Ivey (chair), Rong Yin (vice chair) 

Philip Bradford, Barry Bright, Merica Ivey, Traci Lamar, Heather Lyerly, Pamela McCauley, Latasia Priest, Jon Rust, Kristin Thoney-Barletta

Textiles Scholarship Advisory Board

Charge

Provide oversight of the Centennial and Textile Pioneer Scholarship application process, performance of current scholars, review and approval of enrichment funds, all required reporting, and make recommendations to the dean on issues of non-compliance of standards for current Centennial and Textile Pioneer Scholars and any changes to process.

Contact

group-tex-com-scholarship-advisory@ncsu.edu

Members

David Hinks* (co-chair), Donna Bouffard* (co-chair)

Rick Elmore, Merica Ivey, Jeff Joines, Heather Lyerly, Pamela McCauley, Allison Medlin, Abdel-Fattah Seyam, Michael Ward, Nancy Webster

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Space Committee

Charge

Continuously seek to maximize college space utilization in line with the college strategic plan, by: reviewing and making recommendations to the dean on the operating guidelines; soliciting and reviewing all space requests submitted by unit heads and making recommendations on all space allocations; developing and maintaining a space utilization system established by the university; and making recommendations to the dean on space renovation investments that align with the college strategic plan.

Contact

group-tex-space@ncsu.edu

Members

Kirk Main* (chair), Rebecca Callamanis (vice chair)

Blan Godfrey, Traci Lamar, Amanda Mills, Tim Pleasants and Xiangwu Zhang*

Sustainability Committee

Charge

Identify and communicate opportunities and make recommendations for the college to continually seek improvements leading towards a sustainable environment within the college and externally. Enable college-related implementation of the University’s Sustainability Strategic Plan. Facilitate collaboration and the generation of ideas for research, education and engagement involving sustainability. Liaise with relevant university groups across campus and external entities involved with processes, products and standards whose aim is to improve sustainability, especially for production, use and disposal of textiles.

Contact

group-tex-sustainability@ncsu.edu

Members

Karen Leonas (co-chair), Melissa Sharp (co-chair), Sonja Salmon (chair elect)

Rebecca Callamanis*, Tushar Ghosh, Alicia Lecceardone*, Janie Woodbridge, Mohamed Mohamed – TAGS, Laura Cooper (TTSC)

Undergraduate Recruitment (Core)

Charge

With input from college faculty and staff, identify, develop and implement approaches to recruit a more diverse, high quality undergraduate student body, on campus and online.

Contact

group-tex-com-undergrad-recruitment-core@ncsu.edu

Members

Merica Ivey, Jeff Joines, Heather Lyerly, Pamela McCauley, Amanda Padbury, Abdel-Fattah Seyam, Sarah Stone*

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Undergraduate Recruitment (Committee – Events)

Core + Following

Contact

group-tex-com-undergrad-recruitment-events@ncsu.edu

Members

Emily Lingenfelter*, Jon Rust* and Kristin Thoney-Barletta*

Wilson for Life Committee

Contact

Members

Jeff Sackaroff (co-chair), Melissa Sharp (co-chair), Ph.D. Student TBD (vice chair)

Kam Heslop, Heather Lyerly, Amanda Padbury, Latasia Priest, Sarah Stone and Jesse Thill