President’s Task Force on Community Safety membership announced

Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell recently announced immediate safety and security actions, including the formation of the President’s Task Force on Community Safety. Since the announcement, members of the steering committee and task force have been selected, invited and confirmed. The Steering Committee met earlier this week and the Task Force participants, including students, parents and community partners, will convene for an initial meeting on Monday, Feb. 28, to begin developing 30-day, 60-day and longer-term plans impacting campus and community safety.

Steering Committee Members

  • Katie Breck, President, Marquette University Student Government
  • Rick Dillon, Marquette University Board of Trustees
  • Edith Hudson (chair), Chief, Marquette University Police Department
  • Paul Jones, Vice President, University Relations and General Counsel
  • Michael O’Hear, Professor of Law and Chair, MUPD Advisory Board
  • Stephanie Quade, Dean of Students, Office of Student Development
  • Keith Stanley, Executive Director, Near West Side Partners
  • Lora Strigens, Vice President for Planning and Facilities Management

Ex-officio Members:

  • Michael R. Lovell, President
  • Joel Pogodzinski, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Task Force Members

  • Rana Altenburg, Associate Vice President of Public Affairs, University Relations
  • Rick Arcuri, Executive Director, Business Operations and Auxiliary Services, Student Affairs
  • Josh Baseheart, Graduate student and Assistant Director, Data Science and Analytics, Northwestern Mutual
  • Kate Braasch, Chief of Presidential Affairs, Office of the President
  • Kim Bohat, Director of Service Learning, Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Mike Broeker, Deputy Athletics Director, Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Latrice Harris Collins, Director of Community Relations and Outreach, Admissions and University Staff Senate representative
  • Catrina Craine, Director of Workforce and Business Solutions, Menomonee Valley Partners
  • Dave Feldmeier, Police Inspector, Milwaukee Police Department
  • Chris Gluesing, Director of Planning and Project Delivery, Facilities Planning and Management
  • Arndt Guentsch, Chair and Professor, School of Dentistry and University Academic Senate representative
  • James Hensley, Lieutenant of Support Services, MUPD
  • Mike Jahner, Director of Facilities Management, Facilities Planning and Management
  • Pat Kennelly, Director, Center for Peacemaking, Klingler College of Arts and Sciences
  • Jeff Kranz, Assistant Chief, MUPD
  • Jay Kutka, Senior University Budget Director, Office of Finance
  • Nicole Laudolft, Legislative Vice President, MUSG
  • Monica MacKay, Director of University Communication, University Relations
  • Kim Mauch, Parent
  • Matt Munson, Undergraduate student
  • Kelly O’Neil, Community Prosecutor, District Attorney’s Office
  • Claudia Paetsch, Vice President for Human Resources
  • Laurie Panella, Chief Information Officer
  • Matt Paulus, Director of Risk Management, Office of Finance
  • Samira Payne, Director of Black Student Initiatives, Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion
  • Carrie Peters, Data Analytics Specialist, MUPD
  • Ruth Peterson, Captain of Police, MUPD
  • David Reeves, Current Parent
  • Jacque Contreras Saavedra, Undergraduate student
  • Liz Sides, Director of Employment, Human Resources
  • Rob Smith, Director, Center for Urban Research, Teaching and Outreach; Professor, Klingler College of Arts and Sciences
  • Lindsey St. Arnold Bell, associate director, Near West Side Partners, Inc.
  • Meghan Stroshine, Chair and Associate Professor, Social and Cultural Sciences, Klingler College of Arts and Sciences
  • Rachel Tepps, Assistant Director of University Apartments and Off Campus Student Services, Office of Residence Life

Watch Marquette Today for more safety and security updates and details about the plans from the President’s Task Force on Community Safety.