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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Parking and Transportation Advisory Committee

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Parking and Transportation Advisory Committee

Coordinator: Dave Cowan, Parking & Transportation Advisory Committee Chairman

Meetings: As requested.


2 Voting - Appointed from MSSA 4 Voting From Other Constituencies Total - 6 Voting
  • Tonmoy Paul (Appointed 8/23/17) Off Campus Student Representative
  • Nayeem Imitaz (Alternate Off-Campus Appointed 8/23/17) 
  • Alex Bird ( Appointed 09/13/17 Residence Hall Representative)
  • David Cowan-Administration - voting
  • Nancy Rolfsrud - Faculty Association - voting
  • Mike Cofield - Classified Employee Representative - voting
  • Julie Snow - MSUAASF - voting
  • Shirley Piepo (MSUAASF Alternate)
  • Sue Edstrom - Security Representative/Appeals Board - Non-voting
  • Jodi Orchard - Student Financial Services - Non-voting
  • Cynthia Janney - Residential Life Director - Non-voting (or alternate)
  • Reece Boelter - Residence Hall Association President - Non-voting
  • Shirley Piepho - University Scheduling - Non-voting
  • Julie Dornack (alternate for Mike Cofield)
6 Voting : 5 Non Voting

Parking and Transportation Advisory Committee - Policy Development, Capital Improvement Planning, and Transportation Needs (i.e., Busing, Biking)

The Parking and Transportation Advisory Committee exists to develop recommendations on all transportation policies, parking lot maintenance projects, busing routes, and parking and busing budgets of Minnesota State's self-sustaining parking and transportation program. The Advisory Committee also designates permit stall locations and permit color assignments, and submits lot developments plans for review and modification. The Advisory Committee reports to the President through the Vice-President for Finance and Administration ( or designee). Voting members include a representative from the Minnesota State University, Mankato Faculty Association, Minnesota State University Association of Administrative and Service Faculty (MSUAASF), classified employee organizations, Student Senate of the Minnesota State Student Association (MSSA), a representative of the Residence Hall Association of the MSSA, and the Administration. Nonvoting ex-officio members include but are not limited to a representative from MMA (Middle Management Association), MAPE (Minnesota Association of Professional Employees), Parking Citation Appeals Board Liaison, Office of Business Affairs, Department of Residential Life, Residence Hall Association, Facilities Management Construction liaison and Parking Services. When regular PAC members cannot attend a meeting, designated alternates may be used. Contact David Cowan, Parking & Transportation Advisory Committee Chair (389-6931) with your suggestions or concerns in writing