Committees

COMMITTEES/PANELS/BOARDS/PROGRAMS

National:
Outdoor Writers of America Association, Artwork Judge, 2009
College Art Association, New York, NY
Mentor in Career Development Workshops, 2000-present
On-line Mentor Program, 2000-present
Collegiate Press Editorial Advisory Board, San Diego, California 1992, 1996 – reviewed textbook editions of “On Drawing”

State:
New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY – Artist Fellowship Workshop, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY – application/portfolio reviewer – 2010
New York Foundation for the Arts, Artist Advisory Board, New York, NY, 1998- present
– juror for 2001 N.Y.F.A. Fellowship Prize
– Painting representative for Artist Fund Program – ongoing
New York State Council for the Arts, Visual Arts Panel, New York, NY, 1997- 2000
Erie County Initiative Program, Visual Arts Grant Panelist, Buffalo, NY
New York Foundation for the Arts, Artists’ Fellowship Review Panel (Painting),
New York, NY, 1996
Artists’ Projects: New York State Regional Initiative, Nominator, New York, NY, 1995

Regional:
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Board of Directors, 2007 – 2010, Planning Committee / Educational Outreach SubcommitteeAdvisory Board, 2011- present
Board of Directors for Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation, Dunkirk, NY 2008- present – Community Grants Reviewer Committee
Community Outreach Partnership Center (COPC). Steering Committee, 2006-present.
Castellani Art Museum Advisory Board, Niagara University, NY 1999-2001
Burchfield -Penney Art Center, Ami and Warren Greatbatch Program,
Advisory Committee, 1999-00
Chautauqua Council of the Arts Board, 1998
Chautauqua Council of the Arts Decentralization Committee, 1994-97
Artist Residency Exchange: Western New York, Buffalo, NY, 1997
Artist Residency Exchange: Western New York, Review Panel, 1995
Adams Art Gallery’s Board of Directors, 1990-93
Forum Gallery Board of Directors, 1990-93

Institutional:
Distinguished Professor Award Review Committee ( campus-wide), 2007- Present
Chancellor’s Awards Review Committee, 2003-present
Kasling/Hagan Award Review Committee, 2002-present
Honorary Degree Committee, 2014 – present
Technology Incubator Facilities Committee, 2015 – present
Coalition of Faculty and Staff of Color, 1997- present
Chautauqua Erie Environmental Center Steering Commitee, 2005-2010
Distinguished Professor Advisory Council (State-wide), 2009- 2013
Rosa Parks Scholarship Committee, 1991- 2009
Convocation Student Poster Session Committee, 2005
Environmental and Biological Threats, 2004-05
Learning Center Search Committee, 2003
V.P.A.A.’s Faculty Advisory Committee, 1999-2002
Middle States Steering Committee, 1998 – 2001
Mission Review Committee, 1998-99
Affirmative Action Committee, 1992-99
Faculty and Student Sexual Harassment Surveys Committees, 1997-98
Enrollment Planning Advisory Committee, 1993-98
S.U.N.Y. Discrimination Panel, 1990-98
Senior Academic Advisor Search Committee, 1997-98
Task Force for Minority Student Recruitment and Retention,
Co-chair,1997-98
Cultural Diversity Committee, 1990-96
Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee, 1992-95
Recruitment Guidelines Review Subcommittee, 1993-95
Intercultural Affairs Committee, 1992-94
U.U.P. representative to the AFL-CIO, 1992-94
Faculty Retention Committee, 1994
Teaching Scholarship Guidelines Committee, 1994
Dean of Arts and Sciences Search Committee, 1992-93

Departmental:
Gallery Advisory Committee, 2014 – present
Personnel Committee, (Chair – 1997-2004), 2006 – present
Gallery Director Search, 2014
Graphic Design Search, 2007-08
Animation/ Illustration Search Committee, Chair 2005-06
New Media /Sound Search Committee, 2005-06
Personnel Committee, Chair, 1997-2004
Media Arts Search Committee, 2002-03
Gallery Curator Search Committee, 2000
Photography Search Committee, 2000
Graphic Design Search Committee, Chair, 1998-99
Art Department Curriculum Committee, Chairperson, 1994-96
Computer Committee, 1990 – 96
Portfolio Review Committee, 1990-1997
Senior Exhibition Committee, 1991
Graphic Design Search Committee, 1991

Community:
Children in the Stream Conference, Co -Director/Co-Founder, 2010 – present
A unique four-day national conference (www.childreninthestream.com) which trains adults to use fly fishing as a way to introduce science, literature, social studies, conservation and art in the communities and schools.

S.A.R.E.P. Youth Fly Fishing Program, Director/Founder, 1998 – present
The program provides biological and conservational educational programming to 350 students a year. The program provides mentoring and a vehicle through which to make college more accessible to minority and lower income youths.

Canadaway Creek Conservation Project, Founder/Director, 2006 – present
Annual stream clean-up and bank stabilization project.
Trout in the Classroom Project, Founder/Director, 2006- present
Local middle school students raise brook trout from eggs and then introduce them into a local stream. Later directed fundraising to add additional brook trout into stream from local hatchery.

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