2014 CSUSM Faculty Staff Associations Leadership Conference

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8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

9:00 am


9:15 am

General Session

Ashley Walker, President of the Alliance San Diego Board 

Arturo Ocampo, Associate Vice President, Office of Diversity, Educational Equity & Inclusion

10:30 am


10:45 am

Breakout Session #1

Effective Communication: How to Interpret Non-Verbal Messages in the Workplace

Dr. Jennifer Jeffries


Professional Journey Panel: The Value of Collaboration

Robert Aiello-Hauser, Director of the ASI Community Centers

Dr. Gerardo Gonzalez, Dean of Graduate Studies and Associate Vice President for Research

Minerva Gonzalez, Director of College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

11:45 am


12:45 pm

Breakout Session #2

Tools for Success: Application and Interviewing Skills

Human Resources:

Ellen Cardoso, Director, Human Resources & Equal Opportunity and Marianne Wall, Human Resources Analyst


Professional Journey Panel: Overcoming Adversity

Linda Amador, Early Start Administrative Support Assistant, Centers for Learning and Academic Support Service (CLASS)

Karen Francisco-Butler, Assistant Director of Recruitment and School Partnerships, Admissions & Recruitment

Penny Lanese, Information Technology Consultant, Integration and Identity Management Systems

Dr. Greg Toya, Associate Dean of Students

1:45 pm Break

2:00 pm


Dr. Manuel Vargas, Director of School of Education

2:45 pm


3:00 pm



The 2014 CSUSM Faculty Staff Associations Leadership Conference is sponsored by: African American Faculty Staff Association (AAFSA), Asian Pacific Islander Faculty Staff Association (APIFSA), Latino Association of Faculty & Staff (LAFS), LGBTQA Faculty Staff Association, Office of Diversity, Educational Equity, & Inclusion, Finance & Administrative Services, and University Auxiliary & Research Services Corporation (UARSC).  

Individuals with disabilities, who would like to attend this event, please contact the Office of Diversity, Educational Equity & Inclusion at diversity@csusm.edu or at (760)750-4039 regarding any special accommodation needs.  It is requested that individuals requiring auxillary aids such as sign language interpreters and alternative format materials notify our office at least seven working days in advance.  Every reasonable effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations in an effective and timely manner.