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, 2009-2019

Ex Officio Members:

  • Deborah Weinerth, Director of Facilities Services

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

  • Jeff Schatten - 2019-2024
  • David Marsh - 2019-2024
  • Maryanne Simurda - 2019-2024
  • Sarah Blythe - 2015-2020
  • Michael Bush - 2015-2020
  • Steven Desjardins - 2015-2020
  • Kateri (Kami) Gardner - 2015-2020
  • Gregory Parker - 2015-2020
  • Nathan Shearer - 2015-2020
  • Gavin Fox - 2016-2021
  • Kary Smout - 2016-2021
  • Shikha Silwal -2017-2022
  • Martin Davies - 2018-2023
  • Dan Mazilu - 2018-2023