Operational Assembly


To build consensus on issues related to institutional operations such as campus operations, facilities, and student services, as well as assist in coordinating work of represented areas by ensuring cross communication at monthly meetings and to monitor and provide support for strategic plan and Higher Learning Commission matters as they relate to the represented areas in the Operational Assembly

FY 2021 Goals

  • Support Guided Pathways in the implementation of the advising platform, CRM Advice
  • Facilitate communication among different areas in implementing changes to the institution’s operations due to Covid-19 pandemic

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Operational Assembly Members

AreaNameTitleE-MailPhone Ext.
Operational Assembly Kurian Tharakunnel Operational Assembly Chair,
Exec. Director,Research and Institutional Effectiveness
kuriantharakunnel@triton.edu 3635
Academic Affairs Representative Paul Jensen AVP, Academic Innovation & Workforce Education pauljensen@triton.edu 3674
Business and Facilities Committee Colleen Rockafellow Executive Director of Business Operations colleenrockafellow@triton.edu 3574
Diversity Committee

Purva Rushi

Executive Director, Strategic Planning & Accreditation

purvarushi@triton.edu  3415
Guided Pathways Representative Shelley Tiwari Director, Faculty Development and Student Success shelleytiwari@triton.edu 3761
Human Resources Committee Joe Klinger AVP, Human Resources joeklinger@triton.edu 3743
Student Affairs Representative Hilary Meyer

Dean of Academic Success

hilarymeyer@triton.edu 3747
Technology Representative Michael Garrity AVP, Information Systems michaelgarrity@triton.edu 3684
Student Representative TBD      

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Operational Assembly Meeting Schedule






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