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Nature Park

Committee Members 2015-16

This committee advises the Nature Park staff and University administration on matters of planning, policy, and procedures, and assists in formulating plans, goals, and priorities, and in determining the overall role of the Nature Park in providing education, research, reflection, and recreation for the members of the University and neighboring communities.  This committee reports to Faculty Priorities and Governance.
Representatives (end of term)
Wade Hazel (2017)
Lou Smoger (2017)
Wayne Glausser (2016)

Other members: One (1) representative appointed by the President in consultation with the Mayor of Greencastle, the Director of the Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics or representative (Linda Clute), Vice-president for Student Life or representative (Angie Nally); two (2) students appointed by Student Congress (Scott Lockwood, Elisabeth Wilson).

Ex Officio (without vote):  Nature Park Superintendent (vacant), Associate Vice President for Facilities or representative (Rob Harper), Vice President for Academic Affairs or representative (Jeane Pope), and Emergency Management Coordinator (Angie Nally or representative from Public Safety).

Proposed Change:
Given University changes made since the governance restructure, we plan to ask the faculty to add the Nature Park Ecologist (Vanessa Fox) as a voting member of the committee, advance notice will be given in October with a vote scheduled for November.