Arkansas Union Advisory Committee

Appointed by the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

The Arkansas Union Advisory Committee makes recommendations on the formulation of general policy for the operation and use of the Arkansas Union, the allocation of union space and the monitoring of University Programs; it acts as an advisory body for the administration and business functions of the union.

Membership consists of six students at large; two students appointed by Associated Student Government (ASG); one faculty member nominated by the Committee on Committees; one staff member nominated by the Staff Senate; two other faculty or staff members appointed by the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs; a representative from the Alumni Association; and, ex officio, the vice provost for the Division of Student Affairs or his or her designee, the president of University Programs or his or her designee; the ASG president or his or her designee; and, ex officio and nonvoting, the associate dean of students, the Arkansas Union Advisory Committee advisor, and the director of the Arkansas Union.

The members will elect a chairperson from among the six students at large.

Katelin Kudrna Student at Large 2021
Anna Mays Student at Large 2021
Mufazzela Tabassum Student at Large 2021
Karen Nobrega, Public Relations Chair Student at Large 2021
Hai Phan Student at Large 2021
Madison Martin, Vice Chair Student at Large 2021
Gabi Gies, Secretary Associated Student Government representative 2021
Tyler Merreingh, Chair Associated Student Government representative 2021
Fran Hagstrom Faculty at Large 2022
Kelly Westeen Staff Senate representative 2023
Vacant Faculty (appointed by Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs) 2023
Matt Meyers Staff (appointed by Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs) 2023
Mercedies Gazaway Alumni Association representative 2023
Adrain Smith Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs or designee*  
Thomas Patterson University Programs President*  
Gabbi Gies ASG President or designee* 2021
Lori Lander Associate Dean of Students**  
Lynne Bell Arkansas Union Advisory Committee Advisor**  
Rob Stagni Director of Arkansas Union**  

*=ex officio
**=ex officio non-voting