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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: Mitra Moassessi Ext.4057
   Department Chairs & Elected Faculty Leaders Directory


Anderson, Jamey​ ​Dept. Chair, Physical Science ​Ext. 3180
Beardsley, Jason​
​Dept. Chair, English
Bolandhemet, Fariba
Dept. Chair, CSIS
​Ext. 4372
Borghei, Suzanne Dept. Chair, History
Ext. 3536
​Brenda, Antrim
Interim ​Faculty Leader, Library
Ext. 3538
Colavito, Mary Dept. Chair, Life Sciences ​Ext. 4710
Davis, Ronald Dept. Chair, Art Ext. 4562
Douglas, Judith Dept. Chair, Dance Ext. 4856
Drake, Vicki Dept. Chair, Earth Science Ext. 8652
Fria, Chris​
Dept. Chair, Design Technology
Ext. 3735
Maria Munoz Interim ​Dept. Chair, Communication
Ext. 4407
Guglielmo, Laurie
Dept. Chair, Counseling
Ext. 4133
Kozlova, Yulia Dept. Chair, Music ​Ext. 8868
Lowcock, Ford​
Dept. Chair, Photography and Fashion Ext. 4021
Manson, Laura
Dept. Chair, Education/ECE​
Ext. 3530
Moassessi, Mitra Dept.Chair, Math Ext.4057
Nightingale, Melody
Dept. Chair, ESL​
Ext. 4568
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
Schwartz, Alex
Dept. Chair, Psychology
Ext. 8904
Trives, Toni
Dept. Chair, Modern Languages
Veas, Sal Dept. Chair, Business Ext.4617
​Williams, Eric
​Faculty Leader, Health Science
Ext. 3455​

Faculty Coordinators Directory

Chandler, Fran Academic Senate President Ext. 4641​
Bradford, Sherri Faculty Leader, Black Collegians Ext. 3635
Adler, Eve​ ​Academic Senate, Past President
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
Kluckhohn Jones, Lucy Ombudsperson Ext. 4713
​Laille, Nathalie Faculty Coordinator, DSPS ​Ext. 4299
Lopez, Gloria Faculty Coordinator, Health Services Ext. 4766
Lopez, Maribel​ Faculty Leader, Student Success Committee​ ​Ext. 3484
Martinez, Maria Faculty Leader, Adelante Ext. 4375
Nannini, Daniel Faculty Leader, Transfer Center Ext. 4436
Oifer, Eric​ ​Faculty Leader, GRIT Initiative ​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
unless otherwise indicated below.
Please scroll down for meeting information on agendas and minutes.
2015 Meeting Dates:
Sept. 4, Oct 2, Nov 6, Dec 4
2016 Meeting Dates:
Feb 5*, March 11 (2nd Friday), April 1, May 6, June 3
 *This meeting is tentative.  We will meet only if needed.

Agendas and Minutes