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University Governance

East Tennessee State University

Veterans' Affairs Standing Committee

Reports to:

President

Charge:

To address the issues and concerns of veterans enrolled or working at ETSU; to raise awareness of veterans on campus; to sponsor/co-sponsor a recognition for veterans on special occasions, e.g., Veterans' Day, Memorial Day, etc.; to be a source of information for Students. Staff, and Faculty veterans and persons interested in veterans' affairs at ETSU; and to facilitate outreach to regional military affiliated organizations.

Status*

Membership  Structure

Name

Area of Representation

Length of Term

Appointed by ETSU Faculty, Staff, and Student governing bodies

Three Students who are Veterans (appointed by SGA)

Ms. Heidi Cobarrubias

Student Body

2019

Mr. Kyle Davis

Student Body

2019

Ms. Sharon Smith

Student Body

2019

Three Staff who are Veterans (appointed by Staff Senate)

Mr. Chris Taylor

Staff at Large

2020

Mr. Jason Sandos

Staff at Large

2021

Dr. Tom Donohoe, CHAIR

Staff at Large

2019

Three Faculty who are Veterans (appointed by Faculty Senate)

Ms. Patricia Harnois-Church

Faculty at Large

2020

Dr. Thomas Kwasigroch

Faculty at Large

2021

Dr. Matthew Zahner

Faculty at Large

2019

Ex-officio

SGA President or designee

Mr. Devon Waldroff (designee)

SGA

2019

Director of Veterans Affairs

Mr. Tony Branchs

Registrar's Office

Indefinite

One representative from the Department of Military Science

LTC Shawn  Dodge

Military Science

Indefinite

Student Veterans of America (SVA) President or designee

Mr. James Morris

Student Veterans of America

 Indefinite

ETSU Veterans Upward Bound Representative

Mr. Gregory Stout

ETSU Veterans Upward Bound

Indefinite

Veterans representative from Quillen Campus

Mr. Doug Taylor

ETSU VA Campus Faculty & Staff)

Indefinite

* All members will be afforded one (1) vote

Updated: 24 September 2018

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