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for Academic Year 2019-20

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS

Cornwell, Kip (Chair)
Newcombe, Amy
Beylin, Ilya
Lubben, Stephen
Moore, Kate
Foerst, Cara (ex-officio)
Edwards, Deborah (ex-officio)
Melissa Walker (student)

APPOINTMENTS

Lewis, Maggie (Chair)
Oliva, Jennifer
Maldonado, Angel
Coenen, Michael
Boozang, Kathleen (ex-officio)
Mansoor, Hafsa (student)

BUDGET

Kaye, Tracy (Chair)
Opderbeck, David
Denbeaux, Mark
Lao, Marina
Lubben, Stephen
Moore, Kate
Glynn, Timothy (ex-officio)
Boon, Kristen (ex-officio)
Sheppard, Brian (ex-officio)
DeAlmeida, Terry (ex-officio)
Jacob Kenter (student)

BY-LAWS

Lubben, Stephen (Chair)
Coleman, Carl
Coenen, Michael
Oliva, Jennifer

Bar/Pass Rate Committee

Cornwell, John Kip (Co-Chair)
Foerst, Cara (Co-Chair)
Pukl-Werbel, Jamie
Foy, Karla
St. Romain, Claudette
Edwards, Deborah (ex-officio)

CONTRACT RENEWAL

Nessel, Lori (Chair)
Opderbeck, David
Sullivan, Charles
Healy, Thomas
Jacobi, John
Franzese, Paula
Bernstein, Gaia (spring)

CURRICULUM

Carmella, Angela (Co-Chair)
St. Romain, Claudette (Co-Chair)
Schander, Deborah
Payne, Heather
Grosz, Maya
Romberg, Jonathan
Murray, Brian
Foerst, Cara (ex-officio)
Sheppard, Brian (ex-officio)
Jeffery Hawriluk (student)

DASC

Romberg, Jonathan (Chair)
Gengaro, Fr. Nicholas
Moore, Kate
Sullivan, Charles
Oliva, Jennifer
Admissions Director (or designee) (ex-officio)
Patricia Bergamasco and Daniel Malik (students)

Dean’s Equity and Inclusion Committee

Edwards, Deborah (Chair)
Gengaro, Fr. Nicholas
Kelly, Kevin
Eraca, Peter
Foerst, Cara
Cascarano, Andrea
Maldonado, Solangel
Borgen, Lori
De Almeida, Terry
Scherzer, Erin
Jacobi, John
Forrest, June
Boon, Kristen

Dean’s Legal Practice and Technology Working Group

Foerst, Cara (Chair)
Grosz, Maya
Borgen, Lori
Lubrano, Carmelo
Schander, Deborah
Opderbeck, David
Sheppard, Brian
Glynn, Timothy (ex-officio)

Dean’s Law, Technology and Society Advisory Board

Sheppard, Brian (Chair)
Foerst, Cara
Bernstein, Gaia (spring)
Opderbeck, David
Murray, Brian
Schander, Deborah
Boon, Kristen (ex-officio)

Faculty Life

Opderbeck, David (Chair)
Coenen, Michael
Kaye, Tracy
Murray, Brian
Kelly, Kevin

GRADUATION

McDowell, Andrea (Chair)
Miles, Jessica
Beylin, Ilya
Cascarano, Andrea (ex-officio)
Stephanie Torres (student)

GRIEVANCE

Denis McLaughlin (Chair)
Coleman, Carl
Nessel, Lori
Maldonado, Angel
Coenen, Michael
Sullivan, Charles
Lao, Marina (fall)
Kaye, Tracy (spring)

HONOR COUNCIL

Franzese, Paula (Chair)
Bernstein, Gaia (spring)
Payne, Heather
Elberg, Jake
Peters, Jari
Hoffman, Laura
Kelly, Kevin

INDEPENDENT RESEARCH

Carmella, Angela (Chair)
Miles, Jessica
Schander, Deborah
Ragone, Tara

JOURNALS

Cornwell, John Kip (Chair)
Opderbeck, David

LEO ADVISORY BOARD

Carmella, Angela (Chair)
Condon, Jenny-Brooke
Romberg, Jonathan
Maldonado, Angel
Edwards, Deborah

RANK & TENURE

Healy, Thomas (Chair)
Franzese, Paula
Lao, Marina
Sullivan, Charles
Lewis, Maggie

OnLine/Blended Learning

Foerst, Cara (Chair)
Coleman, Carl
Romberg, Jonathan
Jacobi, John
Elberg, Jake
Newcombe, Amy
Perez-Vellios, Melanie

Other Assignments

Judicial Externships - McLaughlin, Denis
Students of Concern - Foerst, Cara;  Newcombe, Amy
Newark Regional Business Partnership - Boozang, Kathleen
Board of Visitors - McLaughlin, Denis
Blog Admin. - Oliva, Jennifer
Brown-Bags - Elberg, Jake
Convocation Representative - Beylin, Ilya
AALS Representative - Kaye, Tracy
NJ Commission on Professionalism - Franzese, Paula
Gressman - Sullivan, Charles
PILF - Borgen, Lori; Scherzer, Erin
Admissions - St. Romain, Claudette
University Retirement Committee - Beylin, Ilya
NJ Law Revision Commission - Cornwell, John Kip