Listening Sessions 

The Search Advisory Committee for the OSU-Cascades Chancellor and Dean seeks input from the OSU Community. Three virtual listening sessions will be held via Zoom to hear input from community members and to inform the position profile. 

Additional details for the listening sessions can be found here

For those unable to attend a listening session, please send input via the Community Survey by 5:00 p.m. on December 1, 2022. 


Nominations are welcome and encouraged.

Send pertinent information at any time to: Gigi Bruce, Chief Assistant to the Provost and Search Administrator

Search Advisory Committee

Toni Doolen, Dean, Honors College – Search Advisory Committee Chair

Bahman Abbasi, Associate Professor, Energy Systems Engineering

Verenice Alvarez-Sanchez, OSU-Cascades Advocacy and Advisory Board; Administrative Assistant, Facebook Data Center

Pablo Baldivieso, Senior Instructor I, Statistics

Neil Browne, Interim Dean of Academic Affairs; Program Coordinator, American Studies & Liberal Studies; Associate Professor, English

Gigi Bruce, Chief Assistant to the Provost – Search Administrator

Taha Elwefati, President, Associated Students of Cascades Campus

Carmen Martinez, Academic Advisor

Mike Moran, Senior Director of Development, Scholarships and University Initiatives, OSU Foundation

Andrew Olstad, Assistant School Head + Senior Instructor, College of Business – Faculty Senate Administrative Appointments Committee Representative

Heather Pesch, Assistant Professor of Accounting – Search Advocate

Christine Pollard, Director, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program; Professor, Kinesiology

Geoff Raynak, Executive Director in Residence, Outdoor Products; Program Director; Instructor