Kutztown University’s Commission on the Status of Women and Gender Issues

Elder Care Workshop 2024
Elder Care Workshop

Ann Barlet, Berks County Area Agency on Aging and Robert R. Kreitz, Attorney at Law

Thursday, April 18, 2024

11 – 11:50 a.m. in Academic Forum 102

also available via Zoom:

Meeting ID: 931 8410 7622

Passcode:   742349

contact pytleski@kutztown.edu to RSVP

Open to ALL students, faculty, and staff.

cOMMITTEE Description

The Commission on the Status of Women addresses equity issues of concern to all women at the university. The commission will make recommendations to the Commission on Human Diversity concerning the conditions necessary for women students, faculty, staff and administrators to assert their expectations of respect, recognition and reward with special attention to minority women and the under-utilization of the talents and perspectives of women throughout the university. Meetings: third Thursday of the month during the semester. Terms: 2 years. Appointees: 10 of the 27 members.

Reports to Administrative Council.

  • Membership

    Position and Term Length

    Name

    Term
    Expires

    Female Faculty Representative** (2 years)

    Patricia Pytleski, Vice Chair

    8/2024

    Female Faculty Representative** (2 years)

    Yasoda Sharma, Chair

    8/2024

    Female Faculty Representative** (2 years)

    Sally Hyatt

    8/2025

    Female Faculty Representative** (2 years)

    Heather LaBarre

    8/2025

    Male Faculty Representative** (2 years)

    Mathias Le Bosse

    8/2024

    Male Faculty Representative** (2 years)

    John Ronan

    8/2024

    Male Faculty Representative** (2 years)

    Anthony Bleach

    8/2023

    Female Faculty Representative** (2 years)

    Sarah Tindall

    8/2024

    Female Faculty from Admin, Library, or Counseling Services-Non-Teaching Faculty (2 years)

    Leanne Recla

    8/2025

    Female Representative from Professional Staff-Management (2 years)

    Anne Imschweiler, Treasurer

    8/2024

    Female Representative from Professional Staff-SCUPA (2 years)

    Rachael Wolfe

    8/2025

    Female Representative from AFSCME (2 years)

    TBD

    8/2023

    Female Representative from AFSCME (2 years)

    TBD

    8/2023

    Consortium Representative

    Lyn McQuaid

    *

    Consortium Representative

    Mary J Bononno

    *

    Consortium Representative

    Moira Conway, Vice Chair

    *

    Consortium Representative

    TBD

    *

    Graduate Student

    Annalise McDowell

    8/2023

    Undergraduate Student: Greek Life

    TBD

    8/2023

    Undergraduate Student: Non-Traditional

    TBD

    8/2023

    Undergraduate Student: Residence Hall

    TBD

    8/2023

    Undergraduate Student:Government Board

    TBD

    8/2023

    UGC Representative

    TBD

    8/2023

    Director of Women's Center

    Christine Price

    *

    Representative from the Office of Social Equity

    Jacqueline Fox

    *

    Advisor to FMLA

    Vacant

    *

    Director of Women and Gender Studies Minor or Designee

    Marlene Fares

    *

    Equal Opportunity in Sports Representative

    Michelle Gober

    *

    * Indefinite Term of Office
    ** Appointed by Committee on Committees

     

    Students are invited to participate in the Kutztown University Governance and Advisory Committees. This is a great way to get to know others at the university, become a part of the decision-making process and have your voice heard.  No prior experience necessary, just a genuine interest in being an active part of the community!

    Student Government Board reviews online applications on a rolling basis and makes student placements in early September.  Questions?  Please contact Leah in Student Involvement at casselli@kutztown.edu.   

    Union Committee Representative: To be considered for a committee union position please contact a union representative.

  • Mission & Bylaws
  • Meeting Times

    Commission on the Status of Women meets every third Thursday of the month during the Fall and Spring semesters.

    Spring 2023

    • February 16 at 11 am in MSU 323
    • March 23 at 11 am in Graduate Center 200
    • April 20 at 11 am in MSW 323
  • Agenda & Minutes

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  • Initiatives

    The commission sponsors and supports various events on campus including but not limited to:

    • National Take Your Child to Work Day
    • Eldercare Workshop

    The commission also supports the creation and distribution of the Potty Paper, a publication of the Kutztown University Women’s Center.

For more information please contact:

University Senate

Email: senate@kutztown.edu

Phone: 610.683.4856

Students are invited to participate in the Kutztown University Governance and Advisory Committees. This is a great way to get to know others at the university, become a part of the decision-making process and have your voice heard.  No prior experience necessary, just a genuine interest in being an active part of the community!

Student Government Board reviews online applications on a rolling basis and makes student placements in early September.  Questions?  Please contact Leah in Student Involvement at casselli@kutztown.edu.   

Union Committee Representative: To be considered for a committee union position please contact a union representative.

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