Constitution Committee

Committee Members

Name Role Year
Dr. Zsolt Toth (Chair) Full-time faculty member at large 2021
Dr. Marc Ottenga (Vice Chair) Full-time Professor 2023
Dr. Eleonora Bakiri Full-time faculty member at large 2022
Dr. Larry J Cook Full-time Associate Professor 2023
Dr. Ana P Dias Ribeiro Full-time Assistant Professor 2023
Dr. Anita Gohel Full-time faculty member at large 2023
Dr. A Isabel Garcia Ex officio: Dean
Dr. Joseph Riley, III Ex officio: Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Kaitlyn Simonson Support staff

Committee Composition

The term of office on this committee is three years with staggered terms. No member will serve for successive terms. The committee consists of one full-time faculty member from each of the academic ranks of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Full Professor, and three full-time faculty members at-large. Chairpersons or administrators are not eligible to fill elected positions on this committee.  The Dean and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs will be ex-officio members.

Standing Committee Charge

As stated in the College of Dentistry’s Constitution and Bylaws, it is the responsibility of this committee to monitor the governance of the college and to insure that the principals of shared governance are being followed.  This committee monitors and assesses the functioning of all components of the colleges’ governance system and reports their findings with recommendations annually to the FAB.  The committee is responsible for the review of the College’s Constitution and Bylaws annually for its utilization, applicability, and appropriateness to the progressive management of the college.  The committee works in conjunction with the dean to review all the standing committees of the Faculty Assembly, specify their responsibilities, monitor their productivity and assess the rules and regulations governing their operations.

2019-2020 Constitution Committee Charge

Schedule of Meetings 2020-2021

Date Room Agenda Final minutes attachments
June 7, 2021 via zoom
May 3, 2021 via zoom
April 5, 2021 via zoom
March 1, 2021 via zoom
February 1, 2021 via zoom
January 4, 2021 via zoom
December 7, 2020 via zoom
November 2, 2020 via zoom View
October 5, 2020 via zoom View View

Schedule of Meetings 2019-2020

date room agenda final minutes attachments
June 16, 2020 via zoom View View
April 16, 2020 via zoom View

Schedule of Meetings 2018-2019

date room agenda final minutes attachments
September 20, 2018 D8-11 View

Schedule of Meetings 2017-2018

date room agenda final minutes attachments
March 15, 2018 DG-41
February 15, 2018 D5-10 View View
January 18, 2018 D5-10 View View
November 28, 2017 D5-10 View View
October 20, 2017 D7-11 View View
September 15, 2017 D4-16 View View
August 17, 2017 D3-39A View View

Schedule of Meetings 2016-2017

date room agenda final minutes attachments
June 15, 2017 D4-16
May 18, 2017 D4-16
April 20, 2017 D4-16 View View
March 16, 2017 Meeting canceled
February 16, 2017 D4-16 View View
January 19, 2017 D4-16 View View
December 15, 2016 D4-16 View View
November 17, 2016 D4-16 View
October 20, 2016 Meeting canceled
September 15, 2016 D4-16 View View
August 18, 2016 D4-16 View View
July 26, 2016 D4-16 View View
July 1, 2016 D4-16 View View

Schedule of Meetings 2015-2016

date room agenda final minutes attachments
June 16, 2016 D4-16
May 19, 2016 D4-16
April 27, 2016 D4-16 View
March 17, 2016 D4-16
February 18, 2016 D4-16
January 6, 2016 D4-16 View View
December 17, 2015 D4-16
November 19, 2015 D4-16
October 15, 2015 D4-16
September 17, 2015 D4-16
August 20, 2015 D4-16
July 16, 2015 D4-16 View View

Schedule of Meetings 2014-2015

date room agenda final minutes attachments
June 18, 2015 D4-16 View
April 16, 2015 D4-16 View
February 19, 2015 D4-16 View
November 13, 2014 D4-16 View
September 18, 2014 D4-16 View

Schedule of Meetings 2013-2014

date room agenda final minutes attachments
June 17, 2014 D4-16 Meeting canceled
May 20, 2014 D4-16 View View
April 15, 2014 D4-16 Meeting canceled
March 11, 2014 D4-16 Meeting canceled
February 18, 2014 D4-16 View View
January 21, 2014 D4-16 View View
December 17, 2013 D4-16 Meeting canceled
November 12, 2013 D4-16 View View
October 15, 2013 D5-10 View View View
September 17, 2013 D4-16 View View
August 13, 2013 D4-16 View View
July 9, 2013 8:30-9:30a D8-11 View View

Schedule of Meetings 2012-2013

date room agenda final minutes attachments
June 25, 2013 1329 Bldg, Rm 4223
May 28, 2013 8:30-9:30a D4-16 View
April 23, 2013 1329 Bldg, Rm 4223
March 26, 2013 D4-16
February 26, 2013 1329 Bldg, Rm 4223 View
January 22, 2013 D5-10 View View
December 24, 2012 D5-10
November 26, 2012 1329 Bldg, Rm 4223 View View
October 22, 2012 D5-10 View View
September 25, 2012 D5-10 View View
August 27, 2012 D5-10 View View
July 27, 2012 D11-11

The Constitution Committee meets from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

Annual Reports

Date Report Supplemental Documents
2014-2015 View
2013-2014 View
2012-2013 View