The Governance Subcommittee oversees USAC bylaws and is responsible for the appointment of a staff representative on all Senate and university-wide committees. Governance receives reports from those that serve on these committees and brings relevant topics to the full committee. Representatives from Governance serve on the Staff Career Development Grant and Distinguished Staff Award Selection committees
Athletic Council
Council on Physical Environment

Council on Distance Education Libraries & Information Technology
Diversity Committee
Employee Emergency Fund Review Committee
Fiscal Committee
Health Plan Oversight Committee
Ohio Union Council
Recreational Sports
University Senate
Benefits Appeals Committee
Ohio Staff Council of Higher Education

External Committee Appointments

The Governance Subcommittee is extending the application deadline for the external committee applications until Tuesday, July 14th, 2020 by 5:00 PM. Application forms are attached and should be emailed directly to everyone may apply to multiple committees but applicants may not serve concurrently on more than one external committee. A separate application must be submitted for each external committee to which you are applying. USAC designated appointees are expected to attend all external committee meetings, submit a committee report to the assigned governance liaison each semester, and be prepared to present information about the assigned committee to the full USAC committee at up to one business meeting per year. Below are the three vacancies we need to fill.

External Committee Application



Steven Blalock

Steven Blalock, Governance, Chair

3rd Year Member
IA Scholars Planning Specialist, College of Arts and Sciences Scholars Program


Kate Blevins

Kate Blevins, Governance, Vice-Chair

3rd Year Member
HR/Admin Manager, Ohio State Wexner Medical Center/Information Technology Shared Services
Pronouns: she, her, hers


Committee Members


Kynthia Droesch

1st Year Member
College of Public Health




Jennifer Elliot

1st Year Member
Office of the CIO


Sherri Hall

2nd Year Member
Position Control Manager, Wexner Medical Center

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