Welcome to the Adjunct Committee.

Scope & Functions


Under the direction of the Academic Senate President and the Committee of the Whole, the committee addresses issues relevant to the professional and academic responsibilities of the adjunct faculty.



Catherine Matheson, Psychology Department Adjunct Faculty Member:

Marianne Borgardt, ESL Department Adjunct Faculty Member:


Cathy Matheson, Marianne Borgardt, Michael Strathearn, Natalie Bumbera, Ian Colmer, Dennis Parnell, MJ Sterling, Mina Majstorovic, Chiquita Emel, Hadi Dabbagh, Dr. Angela Courtney, Rob O’Keefe, Ricardo Medina Garcia, Nina Kato, Domi Piturro, Susan Turner Jones, Elizabetta Jackson, Linda Jackson, Susan Morrison, Bernadette O’Leary, Maggie Pour 

Next Meetings

Meetings are generally held the first Monday of each month during Fall and Spring semesters, from 2:15-3:15 pm. The first meeting of the Fall semester 2021 will be held on Monday, September 13 at the usual time. An agenda and Zoom link will be sent to all adjuncts by the preceding Thursday.

Adjunct 411

This year's presentation focused on information and resources needed for a successful launch of a new semester. We're providing here the PDF of our presentation, given at the fall Professional Development Day, August 26, 2021. This document contains a wealth of information and clickable links for your use. Please visit the Professional Development Committee website for recordings of our presentation, as well as all the others.

Adjunct 411 Professional Development Day Presentation (8/26/21)

Agendas & Minutes

Academic Senate

The SMC's Academic Senate is an organization whose primary function is to make recommendations to the administration of the college and to the governing board with respect to academic and professional matters.

Professional Development

Faculty Association

The Santa Monica College Faculty Association is the union and advocacy group for all SMC faculty. Contact the FA for any questions about the contract, Associate Faculty status, unemployment, etc.

Human Resources

Contact Human Resources for questions about your benefits and paycheck.

Faculty Perks