Project Coastal Organization

Project Coastal will be managed from the Office of the Provost working in close collaboration with all other divisions, shared governance, the Council of Trustees, the campuses, the UW College System, the UW System and other four-year universities undergoing transition.

Project Leader

Clifton Ganyard, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs

Assistant Project Leader

Mathew Dornbush, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Director of Graduate Studies

Project Spokesperson

Janet Bonkowski, Director of Communications and Marketing

Steering Committee
Representative Position/Area
Clifton Ganyard Project Leader, Steering Committee Chair
UWGB Associate Provost for Academic Affairs
Mathew Dornbush Assistant Project Leader, Steering Committee Vice Chair
UWGB Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Director of Graduate Studies
Jan Snyder Assistant to the Project Leader
UWGB University Staff Representative
Chuck Rybak UWGB Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
John Katers UWGB Dean of the College of Science and Technology
Christopher Paquet UWGB Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Business & Finance
Dick Anderson UWGB Budget Director
Mark Olkowski UWGB Associate Dean of Student Affairs
Jen Jones UWGB Director of Admissions
Steve Meyer UWGB Secretary of the Faculty and Staff
Brian Merkel UWGB Faculty Representative
Dan Kallgren UW Marinette Faculty Representative
Associate Professor of History
Cindy Bailey UW Marinette Staff Representative
Campus Administrator, Associate Dean for Student Services
Jessica Van Slooten UW Manitowoc Faculty Representative
Associate Professor of English and Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
TBD UW Manitowoc Staff Representative
Mark Karau UW Sheboygan Faculty Representative
Professor of History
Dan Anhalt UW Sheboygan Staff Representative
Campus Administrator, Associate Dean for Administration and Finance
TBD Student Representative
(w/ experience at UW Colleges)
TBD Student Representative
(w/ experience at UW Colleges)