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Folwell Governance Committee (FGC)

The FGC relies on the expertise of staff systemwide to thoughtfully assess requested components, make recommendations for their design and development, and actively promote the use of the theme to University units.

The FGC is made up of a Working Group and a Steering Committee.

Working Group

Roles and Responsibilities

Working Group Lead(s)

  • Set the agenda for meetings.
  • Gather and distribute any needed information prior to meetings.
  • Communicate with the Steering Committee about discussions and decisions.
  • Document discussion, recommendations, and decisions related to each component or the overall use and development of Folwell.

Working Group Members

  • Attend monthly FGC meetings or designate a proxy if unable to attend.
  • Use the established criteria to determine what is made into a Folwell component.
    • Research and document best practices for the components
    • Research and document accessibility issues and solutions for the components
  • Approve the proposed design and coding of each component before it’s opened to University-wide feedback.
  • Approach all meetings, topics, and decisions with the good of the University system in mind.
  • Represent the needs of their respective areas and stakeholders.

Working Group Members

Systemwide membership includes a balance of staff in communications, technology, and graphic design roles. At least one member of the Working Group should be using Folwell outside of Drupal.

Working Group Lead(s)

  • Sara Froehlich (Working Group Lead—University Relations)

Communications

  • Kelly Auxier (College of Veterinary Medicine)
  • Amber Bailey (Crookston)
  • Elise Diesslin (Rochester)
  • Hannah Lieberman (Duluth)
  • Elizabeth Tollefson (Crookston)

Technology

  • Bennan Atchison (Duluth)
  • Dimitri Tadege (University Relations)

Graphic Design

  • Charlene Aaseng (Duluth)
  • Katie Gallagher (University Relations)
  • Julie Longo (Printing Services)

Steering Committee

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Attend monthly FGC meetings or designate a proxy if unable to attend.
  • Coordinate with other committees, governance structures, and senior leaders on campus.
  • Mediate decisions as needed.
  • Approve the proposed design and coding of each component before it’s opened to University-wide feedback.
  • Approach all meetings, topics, and decisions with the good of the University system in mind.
  • Represent the needs of their respective areas and stakeholders.

Steering Committee Members

The Drupal Advisory Board serves as the Steering Committee.