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Personnel Action Committee

Purpose:  Advises on personnel actions including, but not limited to, rank and duration of initial appointment, reappointments and promotions within the School of Medicine.

Reports to:  Dean of the School of Medicine

Term:  3 years

Governance & Bylaws

The Personnel Action Committee (PAC) is a Standing Committee as defined in the SOM Bylaws. The description of the committee, including duties and membership, can be found in the SOM Bylaws here.

The PAC has developed bylaws for the purpose of establishing Chair, quorum and standard operating procedures. The bylaws are available here.

Current Members (2023-2024)


7 Faculty (elected by faculty-at-large):
Gaspari, Romolo, MD, PhD - Emergency Medicine
Gerber, Ben, MD, MPH - Population &. Quantitative Health Sciences
Gerber, Jonathan, MD - Medicine
Martins, Paulo, MD, PhD - Surgery
Munro, James, PhD - Microbiology & Physiological Systems
Pbert, Lori, PhD - Population & Quantitative Health Sciences
Zweizig, Susan, MD - Obstetrics & Gynecology

2 Faculty (selected by VPFA):
Hicks, Madelyn, MD, FRCPsych - Psychiatry
Matteson, Kristen, MD - Obstetrics & Gynecology


Ahn, Mary, MD – Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs 
Catanzano, Tara, MD - Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs- Baystate