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Return to Campus Task Force

In April, President Saunders formed the recovery task force to focus on UWF’s initial plans to return to campus.


Additional UWF Coronavirus Info

Recovery Task Force

Chairs: Nicole McDonald, Environmental Health and Safety and Jamie Sprague, Human Resources

  • Dr. George Ellenberg, Academic Affairs
  • Dr. Melinda Bowers, Administration, Facilities and Operations
  • Dave Scott, Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Megan Gonzalez, Institutional Communications   
  • Brittany Sherwood, Institutional Communications
  • Jim McMillen, Staff Senate, University Advancement
  • Jamie Sprague, Human Resources
  • Marc Cossich, University Police
  • Dr. Michele Manassah, Student Health Services
  • Patricia Barlow, Academic Affairs 
  • Robert Dugan, Academic Affairs 
  • Dr. Sherry Schneider, Faculty Senate, Usha Kundu, MD College of Health

As a second phase in planning, the University has established a Return to Campus Task Force which is led by Betsy Bowers and Jamie Sprague. This task force also includes subcommittees for each area as directed by the Florida Board of Governors and the State University System in their recovery blueprint for Florida institutions.

Return to Campus Task Force

Chairs: Betsy Bowers, Finance and Administration and Jamie Sprague, Human Resources  

  • Dr. George Ellenberg, Academic Affairs
  • Dr. Kim LeDuff, Academic Engagement and Student Affairs
  • Howard Reddy, University Advancement
  • Dr. Ed Ranelli, External Affairs
  • Nicole McDonald, Environmental Health and Safety 
  • Megan Gonzalez, Institutional Communications   
  • Brittany Sherwood, Institutional Communications  
  • Dr. Michele Manassah, Student Health Services

A Healthy Campus Environment

Employees

Chair: Jamie Sprague, Human Resources

  • Betsy Bowers, Finance and Administration
  • Dr. Melinda Bowers, Administration, Facilities and Operations
  • Nicole McDonald, Environmental Health and Safety
  • Jim McMillen, Staff Senate, University Advancement
  • Robert Dugan, Academic Affairs
  • Marc Cossich, University Police
  • Melanie Haveard, Information Technology Services
  • Allison Morgan, Institutional Communications 

Students

Chair: Dr. Kim LeDuff, Academic Engagement and Student Affairs 

  • Tony Nguyen, Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Dr. Brandon Frye, Academic Engagement and Student Affairs 
  • Dr. Michele Manassah, Student Health Services  
  • Neil McMillion, Housing and Residence Life
  • Brittany Sherwood, Institutional Communications
  • Elena Patterson, SGA Representative

A Healthy Community Environment

Chair: Dr. Ed Ranelli, External Affairs and Howard Reddy, University Advancement

  • Jamie Sprague, Human Resources
  • Dave Scott, Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Tom St. Myer, Institutional Communications
  • Betsy Bowers, Finance and Administration
  • Lauren Loeffler, Career Development and Community Engagement
  • Claire Stewart, University Advancement

COVID-19 Virus Testing

Chair: Dr. Michele Manassah, Student Health Services 

  • Nicole McDonald, Environmental Health and Safety
  • Jamie Sprague, Human Resources
  • Colton Currier, Institutional Communications

Contact Tracing and Surveillance

Chair: Nicole McDonald, Environmental Health and Safety

  • Dr. Michele Manassah, Student Health Services  
  • Leonor Roper, Institutional Communications
  • Neil McMillion, Housing and Residence Life
  • Denice Curtis, Public Health
  • Dawn Rockey, Dean of Students

Academic Program Delivery

Chair: Dr. George Ellenberg, Academic Affairs

  • Dr. Kimberly McCorkle, Academic Affairs  
  • Dr. Melinda Bowers, Administration, Facilities and Operations
  • Shana Gore, Enrollment Management and Services 
  • Dr. Vannee Cao-Nguyen, Academic Engagement and Student Affairs
  • Dr. Jaromy Kuhl, Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering
  • Dr. Steven Brown, College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Dr. Sherry Schneider, Faculty Senate, Usha Kundu, MD College of Health
  • Dr. Michelle Horton, Innovation Institute 
  • Stephanie Clark, University Libraries
  • Megan Gonzalez, Institutional Communications
  • Sandra Thompson, Information Technology Services