CPH Staff Council

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College of Public Health Staff Council Mission Statement

The purpose of the College of Public Health Staff Council is to voice concerns and issues of represented staff to College of Public Health Administration, facilitate communication within the College, and ensure staff involvement in committees and discussions that affect College of Public Health represented staff. The CPHSC is an elected body that represents staff members in the College of Public Health. This constituent group is composed of staff that are non-organized Professional and Scientific and Merit Exempt personnel holding a regular appointment of 50 percent or more within the College.

The Goals of the CPHSC include:

  • Develop and promote activities and opportunities to enhance the quality of work-life for staff.
  • Advocate changes or improvements for staff.
  • Advise the College Administrative Liaison and the Dean on policies affecting staff members where the discretion remains with the college on the actual policy application.
  • Inform staff of the activities of the CPHSC.
  • Develop a broader understanding among the staff of the strategic goals and challenges of the college.
  • Provide opportunities for all staff to participate in outreach activities such as diversity initiatives, professional development, community building and philanthropic activities.
  • Facilitate communication between staff and college administration.



  • Kortney Barrett (Biostat) (1st year 5/2023-5/2025)
  • Kate Thrams (HMP)(2nd year)
  • Katrina Oaklander (Epi) (1st year 5/2023-5/2025)
  • Tabitha Kuehn (OEH) (1st year)
  • Jeremy Stoltenberg, Chair (At-large)
  • Liz Lara, Co-Chair (Admin)
  • Yu-Hsin Lin, Secretary (CBH)(1st year 5/2023-5/2025)
  • Michele Hogue (Org-Rep to UI Staff Council)
  • (At-large)
  • Administrative Liaison: Kay Shie

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