CSW has one standing subcommittee, the Membership Committee, and multiple subcommittees based on specific initiatives as members determine.  The current subcomittees for CSW are listed below. To share an area of concern with the Council please click here to use the Contact portion of the website and we will direct the inquiry accordingly.  Thank you.


Membership & Bylaws Committee

This committee is responsible for soliciting and reviewing nominations for council membership, as well as voting on new selections. This committee is also responsible for updating and reviewing the CSW bylaws and submitting any changes to the Council for a vote of approval.

  • Willow Fuchs

  • Erica Henderson

  • Amie Stewart

Constituent Relations

The Constituent Relations committee works to promote the Council's mission by supporting its efforts and the efforts of similar organizations through promotion and outreach. Among other duties, they are in charge of managing the Council's online presence.

Partnering Organizations

Student Life M&D (Link)

  • Lindsey Allemang

  • Aline Sandouk

Women of Color

The Council recognizes how the many identities women hold affect their experience at the university. This subcommittee exists to examine the effect of those intersecting identities as well as identify barriers and provide recommendations to their removal.

  • Consuelo Guyara Sanchez

  • Jiwon Kim

  •  Taya Westfield

  • Carolina Herrera

Policies, Benefits & Pay Equity Review

This committee was originally formed to examine the status of parental leave for employees of the University of Iowa. The committee was retained in order to continue examining the inequities of compensation, benefits & advancement for women across the entire University. 

Partnering Organizations

UI Human Resources (Link)
UI Public Policy Center (Link)
UI Family Services (Link)

  • Hannah Shultz

  • Pamela Mulder

  • Sally Robbins

  • Caroline Pappalardo

  • Andrea Ash

  • Poorani Sekar

  • Jill Endres

Title IX/Sexual Harassment

This committee works to address issues of sexual harassment and gender-based microagressions toward women on the UI campus.

Partnering Organizations

The Council has ex-officio members from the Rape Victim Advocacy Program, the office of the Vice President of Student Life, Women in Science & Engineering, UI Human Resources and more. For more information about these and other ex-officio organizations, please click here.

  • Aline Sandouk (chair)

  • Carolyn Hartley

  • Erica Henderson

  • Chi-anna Glaha

  • Eileen Murray

  • Holly Stevenson

  • Kailey Campbell

  • Mallory Martens

  • Zoe Waters

Experiences of Women on Campus

  • Hannah Rochford (chair)
  • Melissa Tully
  • Anne-Sophie Wattiez
  • Katherine Gonzales
  • Dawn Bates