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Department Chairs and Coordinators

Scope & Functions for the Department Chairs & Coordinators Committee Approved by The Academic Senate unanimously on February 26, 2013:
Membership: Faculty Only
The Committee is comprised of all department chairs, faculty leaders, coordinators, and other faculty program leaders. In order to act in both its decision-making and liaison capacities, the Committee meets monthly.

  • Addresses matters that affect academic and organizational aspects of the departments and special programs.
  • Facilitates the flow of information between the departments and programs, the Academic Senate, and the Administration.
  • The Chair of the Committee serves as a resource liaison to the District Planning and Advisory Council (DPAC).
Committee Chair
Jennifer Merlic, x4616

Department Chairs & Elected Faculty Leaders Directory

​Angel, Vini ​Faculty Leader, Health Science ​Ext. 3454
Baghdasarian, Garen Dept. Chair, Life Science Ext. 8222
Bolandhemet, Fariba Dept. Chair, CSIS Ext. 4372
Borghei, Suzanne Dept. Chair, History Ext. 3536
​Burson, Patricia
​Faculty Leader, Library
​Ext. 4691
​Chin, Dorothy
​Dept. Chair, Psychology ​Ext. 3542
Davis, Ronald Dept. Chair, Art Ext. 4562
Douglas, Judith Dept. Chair, Dance Ext. 4856
Drake, Vicki Dept. Chair, Earth Science Ext. 8652
Emerson, Alan Dept. Chair, Math Ext. 4737
Fria, Chris Dept. Chair, Design Technology Ext. 3735
Grass Hemmert, Nancy​ ​Dept. Chair, Communication ​Ext. 8782
Guglielmo, Laurie Dept. Chair, Counseling Ext. 4133
Lowcock, Ford​ ​Dept. Chair, Photography & Fashion ​Ext. 4021
Martin, Jim Dept. Chair, Music Ext. 8905
Merlic, Jennifer Dept. Chair, Physical Science Ext. 4616
Parise, Wendy​ Dept. Chair, Education/ECE​ ​Ext. 4704
Randall, Toni Dept. Chair, ESL Ext. 4882
Rogers, John​ ​Dept. Chair, Cosmetology ​Ext. 4412
Roque, Elaine​ Dept. Chair, Kinesiology & Athletics​ ​Ext. 4859
Sawoski, Perviz Dept. Chair, Theater Arts Ext. 4113
Schultz, Christine Dept. Chair, Philosophy/Social Science Ext. 4940
Sterr, Susan Dept. Chair, English Ext. 4540
Trives, Toni Dept. Chair, Modern Languages Ext. 4939
Tucker, Joy Dept. Chair, Business Ext. 4835


Faculty Coordinators Directory, 2013-2014

Adler, Eve Academic Senate President Ext. 3464
Bradford, Sherri Faculty Leader, Black Collegians Ext. 3635
Campbell, Laura ​Faculty Leader, Basic Skills Initiative ​Ext. 8626
Del Piccolo, Guido Faculty Leader, Interdisciplinary Studies Ext. 3561
Feiger, Tina Ombudsperson Ext. 4490
Fonseca, Mary Faculty Leader, Scholars Ext. 4941
Fukuhara, Gail Faculty Leader, International Education Ext. 4132
Garcia, Teresa Faculty Leader, Scholars Ext. 4106
Harclerode, Janet Academic Senate Past President Ext. 4569
Kluckhohn Jones, Lucy Ombudsperson Ext. 4713
​Laille, Nathalie Faculty Coordinator, DSPS ​Ext. 4299
Lopez, Gloria Faculty Coordinator, Health Services Ext. 4766
Martinez, Maria Faculty Leader, Adelante Ext. 4375
Nannini, Daniel Faculty Leader, Transfer Center Ext. 4436
Oifer, Eric​ ​Faculty Leader, GRIT Intitiative ​Ext. 8912
Rothman, Victoria Faculty Leader, Career Center Ext. 4048
Rowe, Sandra Faculty Coordinator, Psychological Services Ext. 4440
Sinclair, Linda​ ​Faculty Leader, Veterans Resource Center Ext. 8202​

 Meeting Dates, Times, and Locations
Meetings are held the 1st Friday of each month, 10:00-12:00 in B-111.
Please scroll down for meeting information on agendas and minutes.
2013 Meeting Dates:
Sept. 6, Oct 4, Nov 1, Dec 6
2014 Meeting Dates:
Jan 10 *, Feb 7*, March 14 (2nd Friday), April 4 (in the Loft), May 2, June 6
Note* - This meeting is tentative and will meet only if needed

Agendas and Minutes