Advisory Council Charge

The Advisory Council will play a strategically key role in guiding the study. This will include reviewing the draft request for proposals (RFP) to engage external technical resources that will support the substantial internal resources we will devote to this review.

Some of the specific tasks the Advisory Council members will assist with are as follows:

  1. Advise on vision and mission for the project, including the distinctions between the needs of UW-Madison and the balance of the UW System;
  2. Act as representative of, and liaison to, their respective stakeholder groups;
  3. Advocate for the project with all stakeholders;
  4. Endorse the business case for the project;
  5. Advocate for resources;
  6. Advise on the development of the request for proposal for an external organization to assist with the study;
  7. Participate in meetings of the Advisory Council;
  8. Review status and provide advice to help the study progresses; and
  9. Advise and support the study project team.


Executive Sponsors

Raymond Cross, President, University of Wisconsin System
Rebecca Blank, Chancellor, UW–Madison
Robert Cramer, Vice President, Administration, UW System Administration
Laurent Heller, Vice Chancellor, Finance and Administration, UW–Madison

Advisory Council Co-Chairs

Mark Mone, Chancellor, UW-Milwaukee
Sarah Mangelsdorf, Provost, UW–Madison

Planning Team

Shenita Brokenburr, Sr. Associate Vice President, UW System Human Resources
Wayne Guthrie, Chief Human Resources Officer, Office of Human Resources, UW–Madison
Mark Walters, Sr. Director of Operations, Office of Human Resources, UW–Madison
Margo Lessard, Interim Director, UW System Human Resources
David J. Miller, Director of Human Resources, UW-Eau Claire


Advisory Council for Title and Total Compensation
1 One Chancellor UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mark Mone, UW-Milwaukee
2 One Provost UW-Madison Provost Sarah Mangelsdorf, UW-Madison
3 Two Senior-Level Financial Executives (e.g., CBO, Business Services) UW-Madison Bethany Pluymers
Associate Dean for Administration
UW-Madison Law School
4 UW Colleges and UW-Extension CBO Bob Hetzel                                                         Vice Chancellor, Administration and Finance, UW-La Crosse
5 Two Faculty UW-Madison Chair of the University Committee or designee Susan E Babcock, Professor
UW-Madison College of Engineering
6 UW System Faculty Representatives Council Chair Petre I. Ghenciu                                      Department Chair,                                      UW-Stout
7 Two Academic Staff UW-Madison Chair of Academic Staff Executive Committee or designee Heather McFadden
Director, RCR Education,                            UW- Madison
8 UW System Academic Staff Representatives Council Chair Curt Weber                                                Lecturer, Finance and Business Law           UW Whitewater
9 Two University Staff UW-Madison Chair of University Staff Executive Committee or designee TerryFritter                                                          ART Advanced, UW-Madison
10 UW System University Staff Representatives Council Chair Carol Beals                                                Program Assistant,                                          UW-Platteville
11 Two Limited Appointees UW-Madison Chancellor Appointee Derek Kindle
Director, Office of Student Financial Aid                                                                  UW-Madison
12 UW System President Appointee Tammy McGuckin
Dean of Students,                                        UW-Parkside


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