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Executive Committee

The Executive Committee shall advise and assist the Academic Senate President and Senate, Shared Governance, and District Committees, as well as be responsible for nominations to Senate offices and to Senate, Shared Governance, and District Committees, overseeing the election process, and other duties as assigned by the Senate or the Senate President.

The committee shall consist of the Academic Senate officers (President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer); the immediate past president of the Senate; and the faculty co-chair of each campus committee. The Academic Senate President will chair the Executive Committee.

Executive Committee

Purpose and Responsibilities

The Executive Committee shall advise and assist the Academic Senate President and Senate, Shared Governance, and District Committees, as well as be responsible for nominations to Senate offices and to Senate, Shared Governance, and District Committees, overseeing the election process, and other duties as assigned by the Senate or the Senate President.

The Executive Committee shall:

  1. Advise and assist the Academic Senate President on any matters of concern to the Senate.
  2. Advise committees, via their chairs, on any matters of concern to the committee.
  3. Make recommendations pertaining to committee structure and function.
  4. Solicit recommendations from committees on matters of interest to the Senate.
  5. Nominate candidates for Senate office.
  6. Oversee the process for election of officers and any other secret balloting, including preparing, distributing, and counting the ballots.
  7. Appoint candidates for Academic Senate, Shared Governance, and District committees. All appointments shall be confirmed by the Senate. 

2021-2022 Officers

  • President, Dr. Eileene Tejada
  • 1st Vice President, Dr. James McGowan
  • 2nd Vice President, Naomi Chianese
  • Secretary, Christine Pruitt
  • Treasurer, Robert Miller

2021-2022 Campus Committee Faculty Chairs/Co-Chairs

  • Student Success Standard, John Kincheloe
  • Curriculum, Dr. Seth Anderson     
  • Faculty Coach, Naomi Chianese
  • Faculty Business, Dr. James McGowan
  • Planning and Budget, Maria Biddenback
  • Professional Development, Christina Trujillo
  • District Technology, Stanley Hitchcock

Meeting Minutes & Agendas

Academic Senate Executive Committee meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month during the primary term from 12:30 - 1:20 in room 1770.

Fall Meeting Schedule

  • September 6
  • October 4
  • November 1
  • December 6