Specific Charges for 2012-2013

All Specific Charges are in addition to each committee's "General" Charge in the Council Bylaws

  1. Continue to study and monitor parking and transportation on campus, including the potential expansion of the shuttle service to the Graduate Hospital Area, south of South Street and new “South” campus. (Include GAPSA after-dark transport)

  2. Discuss and monitor bicycle-on-campus policies and pedestrian safety.  Discuss increasing incentives for bicycle commuting possibly with pre-tax reimbursements for bicycle commuting costs, bicycle maps to communicate pathways and policy, and the availability of lockers and showers on campus.  Continue to monitor pedestrian safety on Guardian Drive. 

  3. Monitor the development of lactation spaces and policy on campus to ensure that there are an adequate number of permanent lactation spaces on campus.  Follow up on the recommendation for a pump purchase program. 

  4. Receive updates on facility plans and the extent and use of green space on campus, including Penn Park and Shoemaker Green.

  5. Review and discuss this Committee’s general charge and identify two or three issues that should be given the highest priority for the committee’s work in AY 2013-2014.

Committee Members


Stephanie Weirich


David Hollenberg


Taylor Berkowitz


Cindy Connolly
Zahra Fakhraai
Joshua Klein*
Ed Macarak
John MacDonald
Eric Marsh
Ann Moyer

Graduate/professional students:

Benjamin Chrisinger
Shyam Sivakumar

Undergraduate students:

Anthony Cruz
Danielle Golub


Marcy Weitz
Tom Wilson


Marissa Rosen*
Linda Satchell*

*Indicates reappointment as chair or member.