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IIHHS Steering Committee

The IIHHS Steering Committee unites the Institute leadership) with representatives of each College and of selected academic units with emphasis on health and human services. Anchoring the governance of the Institute to the interests of the faculty, the Steering Committee ensures that interprofessional and interdisciplinary opportunities for education, scholarship, community connections and practice are fostered through decisions about IIHHS courses, activities, programs and resources. Members are selected according to the processes of their academic unit and/or by requests of the IIHHS Director to the appropriate Dean. The IIHHS Director serves as Chair of the Committee.

Committee Members

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Stacey Pavelko
Vicki Reed

Graduate Psychology

Robin Anderson

Health Sciences

Paula Maxwell


Elizabeth Edwards


Julie Sanford
Sharon Strang
Merle Mast


Tracy Zinn

Social Work

Lisa McGuire

Associate Dean & IIHHS Director

Rhonda Zingraff
Chair 2013-2014

Representatives of other Colleges

William Dabback (CVPA)
William (Bill) Grant (COB)
Sharlene Richards (CALS)
M. Peggy Shaeffer (COE)

IIHHS Representatives

Emily Akerson
Sharon Babcock
Jane Hubbell