UE-COGS Stewards: The Backbone of the Union

Stewards are the backbone of UE Local 896 – COGS, serving as the official union representative in departments around campus. All departments should have at least one union steward. If your do not know your department steward, please contact us at [email protected]. If you are interested in being a steward or in electing a steward for your department, contact one of the campus stewards below at [email protected].

If you have a workplace issue or concern, please fill out the contact form.

Current (2023-24) Stewards:

Campus Chief Steward:

Jacob Payne from Physics & Astronomy

Yellow Area Chief Steward:

Amanda Kozar from History

Social Sciences (Yellow Area)
Administration – Education
Anthropology – CLAS
Art Museum – Provost
Belin Blank Gifted Center – Education
Center for Advanced Studies – Education
Classics – CLAS
Communication Studies – CLAS
Dance – CLAS
Education Policy and Leadership – Education
Education Policy and Leadership – Education
Evaluation and Assessment Center – Education
Geography and Sustainability Sciences – CLAS
History – CLAS
History – CLAS
Interdisciplinary Program [Sciences]
Iowa Reading Research Center – Education
Iowa Testing Programs – Education
Journalism and Mass Communication – CLAS
Labor Center – Law
Learning Resource Center – Education
Political Science – CLAS
Psych & Quant Foundations – Education
Psychological Brain Science – CLAS
Rec Servicies – Student Life
Rehabilitation and Counselor Education – Education
Sociology and Criminology – CLAS
Student Aid – Law
Teacher Leader Center – Education
Teaching and Learning – Education
Teaching, Learning, and Technology – Education
School of Planning and Public Affairs – Grad

Red Area Chief Steward:

Kenton Greene from Physics & Astronomy

Physical Sciences & Economics (Red Area)
Accounting – Business
Biology – CLAS
Business Analytics – Business
Chemistry – CLAS
Computer Science – CLAS
Earth & Environmenal Science – CLAS
Economics – Business
Finance – Business
Intercollegiate Athletics – Athletics
Management & Entrepreneurship – Business
Marketing – Business
Mathematics – CLAS
Mathematics – CLAS
Mathematics – CLAS
Obermann Center for Advanced Studies – VRSH
Physics and Astronomy – CLAS
Social Work – CLAS
Statistics and Actuarial Sciences – CLAS

Blue Area Chief Steward:

Regina Napolitano from the Writer’s Workshop

Arts & Liberal Arts (Blue Area)
Administration – Graduate
African-American Studies – CLAS
American Studies – CLAS
Art & Art History – CLAS
Asian & Slavic Language Literature – CLAS
Cinematic Arts – CLAS
Creative Writing – CLAS
English – CLAS
English as Second Language – CLAS
French & Italian – CLAS
Gender, Women & Sexuality – CLAS
German – CLAS
Graduate Student Aid Support – Graduate
International Writing – Graduate
Library Administration
Library and Info Sciences – Graduate
Linguistics – CLAS
Music – CLAS
Operations – Graduate
Performing Arts – CLAS
Philosophy – CLAS
Religious Studies
Rhetoric – CLAS
Rhetoric – CLAS
Rhetoric – CLAS
Spanish & Portuguese – CLAS
Theater Arts – CLAS
UI Press – Graduate
World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures – CLAS

Green Area Chief Steward:

Emma Croushore from Cancer Biology

Medicine, Law, Engineering & Professional Students (Green Area)
Athletic Trainer Position – CMED
Biomedical Engineering – Engineering
Biostatistics – Public Health (CPUB)
CAD – Research Engineering – Engineering
Central Control – Hospital
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering – Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering – Engineering
Communication Sciences and Disorders – CLAS
Community Behavioral Health – Public Health
Dental Research – Dentistry
Dermatology – Medicine
Electrical and Computer Engineering – Engineering
Emergency Medicine – Medicine
Epidemiology – Public Health
Health and Human Physiology – CLAS
Health Management and Policy – Public Health
IIHR Hydroscience Engineering – Engineering
Industrial Engineering – Engineering
Internal Medicine – Medicine
Law – Law
Library – Hardin Library
Mechanical Engineering – Engineering
Medicinal Natural Product (MNPC) – Pharm
Neuroscience and Pharmacology
Nursing – Nursing
Occupational and Environmental Health – Public Health
Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics (PTT) – Pharm
Pharmacy Practice and Science
Pharmacy Science and Experimental Therapeutics (PSET) – Pharm
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science – Medicine
Preventative and Community Dentistry – Dentistry
Psychiatry – Medicine
Public Health Administration – Public Health
Public Health Statistics – Public Health
Public Policy Center – VRSH
Radiology – Medicine
Research Department
State and Community Project
UI Technology Institute

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