President's Advisory Committees

Art Advisory Committee: The function of this Committee is to evaluate and make recommendations regarding proposals, gifts, and the placement of significant additions to the College's art collection, most specifically Whitman's campus sculpture collection. The AAC is also in charge of making direct acquisitions to enhance/expand the campus sculpture collection through the use of the Gaiser Art Endowment.

Current Committee Members:
Charles Timm-Ballard
Chris Petit
Dan Park
Daniel Forbes, Chair
Jennifer Casper
Mark Anderson
Matt Reynolds
Peter Harvey
Rachna Sinnott
Kynde Kiefel

Staff Fringe Benefits Advisory Committee: This committee reviews existing employee benefit programs and makes recommendations to the President's Council for the improvement, addition or deletion of programs. As a regular part of its work, the committee will review the cost, utilization and efficacy of the health programs specifically, and other employee welfare programs generally. Committee members meet monthly and serve 2-year terms, with a maximum of four years of service.

Current Committee Members:
Maggi Banderas
Chris Bishop
Jeff Donahue
Stacey Giusti
Sherrie Kamara
Claudia Ness
Chris Tarvin
Deb Wright, chair

Sustainability Advisory Committee: The mission of this committee is to promote a respect for and commitment to environmental awareness and responsibility within the Whitman College community. This dedicated group of faculty, staff, and students meets monthly to develop a direction for an increased commitment to sustainability campus-wide.

Current Committee Members:
Bob Biles
Bob Carson
Randy Coleman
Heidi Dobson
Sherrie Kamara
Tristan Sewell, campus sustainability co-ordinator, chair
Rachna Sinnott
Susan Todhunter