Faculty Committees   

for Academic Year 2020-21

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS

Cornwell, John Kip (Chair)
Bernstein, Gaia
Beylin, Ilya
MehChu, Ndjuoh
Moore, Kate
Newcombe, Amy
Foerst, Cara (ex-officio)
Edwards, Deborah (ex-officio)
Kenter, Jacob (student)

APPOINTMENTS

Lewis, Maggie (Chair)

BUDGET

Lubben, Stephen (Chair)
Denbeaux, Mark
Lao, Marina
Lewis, Maggie
Murray, Brian
Moore, Kate
Opderbeck, David
Schander, Deborah
Glynn, Timothy (ex-officio)
Boon, Kristen (ex-officio)
DeAlmeida, Terry (ex-officio)
Michael Wuest (student)

BY-LAWS

Sullivan, Charles (Chair)
Lewis, Maggie
Jacobi, John

Bar/Pass Rate Committee

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

CONTRACT RENEWAL

Hafetz, Jonathan (Chair)
Carmella, Angela
Franzese, Paula
Healy, Thomas
Opderbeck, David
Sullivan, Charles

CURRICULUM

St. Romain, Claudette (Co-Chair)
Hartnett, Edward (Co-Chair)
Borgen, Lori
Coleman, Carl
Oliva, Jennifer
Payne, Heather
Perez-Vellios, Melanie
Pukl-Werbel, Jamie
Winchester, Richard
Foerst, Cara (ex-officio)
Sheppard, Brian (ex-officio)
Franziska Mangot (student)

Dean’s Equity and Inclusion Committee

Boozang, Kathleen (Co-Chair)
Edwards, Deborah (Co-Chair)
Brown, Emily
Borgen, Lori
Gengaro, Fr. Nicholas
Kelly, Kevin
Jacobi, John
Little, Shamsiddin “Pop”
Maldonado, Solangel
MehChu, Ndjuoh
Powers, Melissa
Pukl- Werbel, Jamie
Perez-Vellios, Melanie
Foerst, Cara (ex-officio)
Forrest, June (ex-officio)
De Almeida, Terry (ex-officio)
Cascarano, Andrea (ex-officio)

Dean’s Legal Practice and Technology Working Group

Schander, Deborah (Chair)
Borgen, Lori
Lubrano, Carmelo
Perez-Vellios, Melanie
Pukl-Werbel, Jamie
Foerst, Cara (ex-officio)

Dean’s Law, Technology and Society Advisory Board

Sheppard, Brian (Chair)
Bernstein, Gaia
Foerst, Cara
Murray, Brian
Opderbeck, David
Schander, Deborah

FACULTY LIFE

Franzese, Paula (Chair)
Coenen, Michael (fall)
McDowell, Andrea
Murray, Brian (spring)
Winchester, Richard

GRADUATION

McDowell, Andrea (Chair)
Miles, Jessica
Cascarano, Andrea (ex-officio)
Griffiths, Sydney (student)

GRIEVANCE

Denis McLaughlin (Chair)
Hafetz, Jonathan
Hartnett, Edward
Jacobi, John
Lao, Marina
Maldonado, Angel
Sullivan, Charles

HONOR COUNCIL

Bernstein, Gaia (Chair)
Elberg, Jake
Kelly, Kevin
Klein, Sara
Sullivan, Charles

INDEPENDENT RESEARCH

Romberg, Jonathan (Chair)
Carmella, Angela
Klein, Sara
McDowell, Andrea
Ragone, Tara

JOURNALS

Payne, Heather (Co-Chair)
Beylin, Ilya (Co-Chair)

LEO Admissions

Condon, Jenny-Brooke (Chair)
Gengaro, Fr. Nicholas
Hartnett, Edward
Schander, Deborah
Winchester, Richard
Admissions Director (or designee) (ex-officio)
Foerst, Cara (ex-officio)
Hyisheem Calier (student)

LEO ADVISORY BOARD

Condon, Jenny-Brooke (Chair)
Carmella, Angela
MehChu, Ndjuoh
Maldonado, Angel
Pirone, Jackie
Romberg, Jonathan
Powers, Melissa (ex-officio)
Edwards, Deborah (ex-officio)
Fatoumata Diabate (student)
Faatimah Jafiq (student)
Jasmin Rodriguez (student)

Nimble Pedagogy

Carl Coleman (Chair)
Elberg, Jake
Lubrano, Carmelo
Newcombe, Amy
Periera, Paula
Pukl-Werbl, Jamie
Quaglia, Kathy
Schander, Deborah
Young, Lili

RANK & TENURE

Healy, Thomas (Chair)
Jacobi, John
Lao, Marina
Maldonado, Solangel
Sullivan, Charles

Other Assignments

CoVid Task Force B – Beylin, Ilya
Judicial Externships - McLaughlin, Denis
Students of Concern - Foerst, Cara;  Newcombe, Amy
Newark Regional Business Partnership - Alvez-Ferreira, Rosa
Board of Visitors - Condon, Jenny Brooke
NJ Supreme Court Committee on Rules of Evidence – McLaughlin, Denis
Blog Admin. - Winchester, Richard
Brown-Bags - Beylin, Ilya
Convocation Representative - Ndjuoh, Mehchu
AALS Representative - Boon, Kristen
NJ Commission on Professionalism - Franzese, Paula
Gressman - Hartnett, Edward
PILF - Borgen, Lori; Miles, Jessica
University Retirement Committee - Beylin, Ilya
NJ Law Revision Commission - Cornwell, John Kip