"covid-19 has been difficult and disruptive. the pandemic has challenged us in ways we could not have imagined. i am proud of our response and the way our team has risen to the occasion to meet the challenges. you have all helped cmu respond to the virus effectively."
tim foster, president
tim foster, cmu president
jeremy brown, chief technology officer
laura glatt, cfo
kurt haas, vice president of academic affairs
liz howell, acting vice president for student services
david ludlum, director of public relations
michael mansheim, executive director of marketing and communications
liz meyer, cmu foundation ceo
kris mort, co-athletic director
tim pinnow, senior vice president for strategic initiatives, director of graduate studies and distance education
bryan rooks, co-athletic director
brigitte sündermann, vice president of community college affairs
Derek Wagner, Vice President of Intergovernmental & Community Affairs
“supporting our community partners to ensure the health and safety of the community is a priority for my team at community hospital. we will continue to assist cmu in monitoring guidance and best available science as they prepare for what education looks like moving forward.”
-yumi lee, md, community hospital and cmu infectious disease advisor
medical and health advisory team
amy bronson, edd, cmu director of physicians assistant program
heidi dragoo, mesa county public health epidemiology program manager
sue goebel, cmu associate professor of nursing
lucy graham, phd, cmu director of nursing education
jeff kuhr, phd, mesa county public health executive director
erin minnerath, st. mary's hospital infection prevention manager
mike reeder, do, physician and director of the monfort human performance lab
bette schans, phd, cmu director of health sciences
john skillicorn, community hospital executive director of physician practices
katie smith, mesa county public health epidemiologist
chelsea stacy, mesa county public health epidemiologist
thomas tobin, md, community hospital chief medical officer
safe together, strong together task force teams
formalized teams of operational contributors and area experts are working to draft, operationalize and implement the transformation of campus. these teams will create protocols for screening, testing, training, educating and managing the realities of a world with covid-19.
coordinating with community health experts and hospitals to implement a campus-wide screening and prevention strategy.
john marshall, cmu vice president (co-chair)
amy bronson, edd, physicians assistant program director (co-chair)
Academic transition and optimization
working with faculty and students to optimize course delivery and teaching strategies to meet student expectations and desires within the framework of health and safety realities. work also includes planning for career and technical education delivery at wccc, academic services, and arts venues.
tim pinnow, cmu senior vice president for strategic initiatives/director of distance education/director of graduate programs (co-chair)
carol futhey, phd, cmu provost (co-chair)
safety and togetherness
the team is optimizing residence halls, dining services, student life and student support services.
jody diers, cmu director of residence life (chair)
team is scenario planning and evaluating and implementing budget modifications to confront potential budget shortfalls.
laura glatt, cmu chief financial officer (chair)
team is planning for safe and efficient return to work, evaluating short and long-term staffing needs, including possible redeployment of talent across campus.
liz meyer, cmu foundation ceo (chair)
team is in regular communication and working together with community leaders, external partners, elected officials and state agencies.
derek wagner, cmu vice president of intergovernmental affairs and community relations (chair)
team is ensuring relevant, timely and accurate information flowing to all campus stakeholders
mike mansheim, cmu executive director of marketing and communications (chair)
team is evaluating varsity, club sport and intramural athletic operations and in regular contact with external partners including rmac, ncaa.
bryan rooks, cmu co-director of athletics (co-chair)
kris mort, cmu co-director of athletics (co-chair)