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Space Allocation Committee



Provost/SVP Academic Affairs, VP for Finance and Administration, (Chair), VP for Legal Affairs/Organizational Strategy, VP for Student Affairs, Director of University Center, VP University Advancement, VP and Athletic Director, Faculty Senate President and Director of Capital Planning, Design and Construction (ex officio), SGA President or designee, Staff Senate President, 2 Faculty.


All university buildings and land belong to the University as a whole and are subject to assignment and reassignment to meet the institution’s overall priorities and needs. The space allocation committee is charged with the responsibility and authority for reviewing and recommending all individual space requests, campus wide space plans, and new space planning to the President.

Recommendations to the President are made after careful review of all relevant factors including: adherence to the master plan, compatibility with existing use of space, university strategic priority and cost, space utilization report, legal, environmental and external mandates. Requests regarding the allocation of academic space are to be directed to the Provost.

Note: One member shall be assigned to record and distribute minutes of each meeting.

(Approver: Vice President for Finance Administration)

2023-2024 Membership:

Name Division Department Service Terms
Shahrooz Roohparvar, Chair VP for Finance and Administration Finance and Administration Permanent
Maria Cronley, Assistant Chair Provost, SVP Academic Affairs Academic Affairs Permanent
Mark Brunner Physical Plant, Director of Capital Planning, Design & Construction  Finance and Administration Permanent
ex officio
Andy Kean Senior Director, Morgan University Center and Event Services Finance and Administration Permanent
Leonard Clemons VP for Student Affairs Student Affairs Permanent
Dannelle Whiteside VP for Legal Affairs & Organizational Strategy Legal Affairs Permanent
Kris Phillips VP University Advancement University Advancement Permanent
Gerald Harrison VP and Athletic Director Athletics Permanent
B. Alex King III Faculty, CoSTEM Physics, Engineering and Astronomy 2023-2024
Noel Rennerfeldt Faculty, CoAL Theatre and Dance 2023-2024
Gena Shire-Sgarlata Staff Senate President Emergency Management Permanent
Campbell Moore SGA President SGA Permanent
Soma Banerjee Faculty Senate President Faculty Senate  Permanent
Tom Hutchins Executive Director Physical Plant Permanent
ex officio

If you have questions, concerns, or would like more information about the Space Allocation Committee, please contact: 

Shahrooz Roohparvar, Chair
Email: roohparvars@apsu.edu