Public Functions

Public Functions Committee is composed of the University Marshal, who chairs the committee, and 13 university faculty members, appointed by the Provost for five-year terms. It supervises appearances of the Faculty and students at Fall Convocation, Founders' Day, Law Commencement, Undergraduate Baccalaureate and Commencement, and other official occasions such as presidential inaugurations.

Maryanne Simurda, Chair and University Marshal, 2019-2021

Ex Officio Members:

  • Deborah Weinerth, Director of Facilities Services

University Marshal and 13 Appointed Faculty Members - Two annually for five-year term:

  • Gavin Fox - 2016-2021
  • Kary Smout - 2016-2021
  • Shikha Silwal - 2017-2022
  • Martin Davies - 2018-2023
  • Nathan Feldman - 2020-2023
  • Dan Mazilu - 2018-2023
  • David Marsh - 2019-2024
  • Jeff Schatten - 2019-2024
  • Maryanne Simurda - 2019-2024
  • Kami Gardner - 2020-2024
  • Gregory Parker - 2020-2024
  • Logan LaBerge - 2020-2025
  • Kefu Lu - 2020-2025
  • Jill Sundie - 2020-2025