Commencement Committee

Appointed by: President

Reports to: Vice Provost

Number of Members: 58

Updated: September 2021

Purpose. Plans and implements the mechanics of University commencement exercises.

Member Appointments. The President makes all appointments. This is a standing Committee. When needed, nominations are submitted by the Chair of the committee or his/her designated.

Chair Appointment. The President appoints the Chair.

Committee Members

Mark Tuttle, Chair
Douglas Berg, Vice Chair
Matt Wagner, Vice Chair
Dustin Gross, Vice Chair 

College Representatives

Jonathan Breazeale, College of Business Administration
Xiaoman Duan, College of Business Administration
Kurt Jesswein, College of Business Administration
Steve Johnson, College of Business Administration
Hadley Leavell, College of Business Administration
Juliana Lilly, College of Business Administration
Bala Maniam, College of Business Administration
Christopher Reutzel, College of Business Administration
Jeff Strawser, College of Business Administration
Robert Stretcher, College of Business Administration
Ashton Mouton,  College of Business Administration
Jurg Gerber, College of Criminal Justice
Russell Lundberg, College of Criminal Justice
Holly Miller, College of Criminal Justice
Michael Vaughn, College of Criminal Justice
Rita Watkins, College of Criminal Justice
Alma Contreras-Vanegas, College of Education
Jalene Potter, College of Education
Daphne Johnson, College of Education
Joyce McCauley, College of Education
Melinda Miller, College of Education
Diana Nabors, College of Education
Jonathon Bryson, College of Arts and Media
Nicholas Graves, College of Arts and Media
Laura Burleson, College of Health Sciences
Patrick Davis, College of Health Sciences
Jennifer Didier, College of Health Sciences
Linda James, College of Health Sciences
Rosanne Keathley, College of Health Sciences
Jose Santiago, College of Health Sciences
Ross Guida, College of Science and Engineering Technology
Tarek Trad, College of Science and Engineering Technology
John Harris, College of Science and Engineering Technology
Courtney Banks, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Hillary Langley, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Bernadette Pruitt, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Uzma Quraishi, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Feu Lopez Montse, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Lee Miller, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Other Members

McCartney Johnson, Office of the President
Charlene McWilliams, Office of the President
Kimberly Bell, Dean, Honors College
Richard Rodriguez, Registrar's Office
Maria Busby, Registrar's Office
Erin McMillan, Registrar's Office
Teresa Ringo, Associate Vice President, Enrollment Success
Ed Chatal, Manager, Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum
David Naranjo, Assistant Director, Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum
Stephanie Knific, Director of Marketing and Communications and PIO
Juan Nunez, Associate Vice President, Facilities Management
Anne Gaillard, Interim Vice Provost
Brian Loft, Associate Vice President for Faculty & Student Success
Kevin Morris, Director, Public Safety Services
Scott Plugge, Chair, School of Music
Chris Maynard, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Ashton Mouton, Usher
Steve Nenninger, Usher
Joey Robertson, Usher
Laura Sullivan, Usher
Diana Brown, Usher


To Report Errors

All errors in committee listings should be reported in writing to:
Tama Hamrick
Mail: Campus P.O. Box 2394