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Senate Members

2021 – 2022 Faculty Senate Members

*Please see Article III of the Constitution in the UAS Faculty Handbook for information concerning membership

President

Andrea L. Dewees

Andrea L. Dewees

Associate Professor of Spanish

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President Elect

Jennifer Ward, M.L.I.S.

Jennifer Ward, M.L.I.S.

Associate Professor of Library and Information Science, Outreach Services Librarian

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Past President

David H. Noon, Ph.D.

David H. Noon, Ph.D.

Professor of History

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Business/PADM Senator

Michael Boyer, J.D.

Michael Boyer, J.D.

Associate Professor of Law Science

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Career Education Senator

Neil Voelckers

Neil Voelckers

Assistant Professor, Power Technology

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Education Senator

Heather L. Batchelder, Ph.D.

Heather L. Batchelder, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education

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Humanities Senator

Lance (X̱’unei) A. Twitchell, M.F.A., Ph.D.

Lance (X̱’unei) A. Twitchell, M.F.A., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Alaska Native Languages

All systems and spaces have space for Indigenous languages, knowledges, arts, and peoples. You can study with us and stand up for Indigenous languages, ways of knowing, and decolonization in revolutionary self-love. Kakḵwa.áaḵw aag̱áa yakḵwadláaḵ: I will try, and I will succeed!

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Library Senator

Jennifer Ward, M.L.I.S.

Jennifer Ward, M.L.I.S.

Associate Professor of Library and Information Science, Outreach Services Librarian

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Natural Sciences Senator

Megan Buzby, Ph.D.

Megan Buzby, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics

She enjoys teaching a wide range of mathematics, probability, and statistics courses.  Her areas of interest include probability modeling, error analysis, and interdisciplinary applications.

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Social Sciences Senator

Daniel Monteith, Ph.D.

Daniel Monteith, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Anthropology

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Juneau Campus Senator

Brian Blitz

Brian Blitz

Professor of Mathematics & Program Coordinator

He enjoys teaching all levels of mathematics courses. His areas of interest include geometry, graph theory and algebra.

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Ketchikan Campus Senator

Ali Ziegler, Ph.D.

Ali Ziegler, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

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Sitka Campus Senator

Kitty LaBounty, B.S., M.S.

Kitty LaBounty, B.S., M.S.

Associate Professor of Biology

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