Faculty Committee Opportunities

Membership on the following committees is by nomination and faculty vote, or by appointment. It is essential to receive permission from your supervisor before contacting the individuals below. Library Faculty Assembly officer and committee appointments are based on a calendar year.  See the Library Faculty Assembly Guide for rosters of past committees.

Library Committees

Library Faculty Assembly Officers (2023):

  • Tiffany Follin, Chair 
  • Vacant, Vice-Chair (Chair-Elect)

Faculty Assembly Bylaws Committee Members:

  • Kristy Padron, Chair (2022-2023)
  • Dawn Frood (2022-2023)
  • Daniel Scheide (2022-2023)
  • Malka Schyndel (2023-2025)
  • Leslie Siegel (2023-2025)

Libraries Promotion Committee:

  • Kristy Padron, Co-Chair (2022-2024)
  • Joanne Parandjuk, Co-Chair (2022-2024)
  • Tom O'Brien (2022-2024)
  • Daniel Scheide (2023-2025) 

University Committees


University Faculty Senate:

  • Library Representative to the FAU Faculty Senate (Two Year Term, ending April 2025): Larry Mello
  • Ex-Officio Member of the FAU Faculty Senate as Chair of LFA (2023) : Tiffany Follin 


FAU University Faculty Senate Committees: (Standing Committees denoted by "*")

  • Library Representative to the Academic Freedom and Due Process Committee* (2023-2024): Jerrel Horn
  • Library Representative to the Library Advisory Committee* (2023-2025): Leah Plocharczyk
  • Library Representative to the Research Committee/ASIEC* (2022-2024): Lauri Rebar
  • Library Representative to the Graduate Programs Committee* (2023-2025): Lauri Rebar
  • Graduate College: Graduate Council (2022-2024): Dawn Frood
  • Library Representative to the Undergraduate Programs Committee* (2023-2025): Larry Mello

Other University Committees with Faculty Representation:


University Committees with non-eligible/non-voted status:

  • Academic Planning and Budget Committee* (library is eligible but currently not voted onto this committee)
  • Admission and Retention Committee* (library not eligible for this committee)
  • Assessment Committee* (library is eligible but currently not voted onto this committee)
  • Committee on Committees* (to be filled by the Committee on Committees from all faculty)
  • Honors and Awards Committee* (library not eligible for this committee)
  • Promotion and Tenure Committee (P&T)* (library not eligible for this committee)



All members of the faculty shall be eligible for election as members of the UFS. Election to the UFS shall be for a two-year term, with half of the membership elected each year. The term of each UFS member, unless chosen as a replacement to fill an unexpired term, shall begin at the April meeting of the UFS.  (from University Senate Constitution and Bylaws)

To access the University Faculty Bylaws and Senate, follow these links: University Faculty Senate & Bylaws.

All Standing Committee members, unless otherwise specified and except those who are ex officio, shall serve two-year, staggered terms. Committee members shall be selected or elected near the end of spring semester and, except for members of the Steering Committee, assume office at the beginning of the fall semester. (from University Senate Constitution and Bylaws)

Last modified at 09/13/2023 - 12:22 PM