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FACULTY AWARDS SELECTION COMMITTEE (FASC)

Traditionally chaired by the prior academic year's Harry E. Brakebill Distinguished Professor Award recipient, this committee has oversight of the campus nomination processes for the Harry E. Brakebill Award, the Wang Family Excellence Awards, and the granting of Emeritus status for Faculty.

Meetings are based on member schedules, guided by set policy timelines.

Voting Members Role
Jill Watts 2018 Brakebill Award Recipient, FASC Chair 18/19
Laura Wendling CEHHS 18/19
Maria Gomez Martin CHABSS 18/19
Dinnah Didulo Lecturer Representative 18/19
Kimberly McCarthy CoBA 18/19
Arun Sethuraman CSM 18/19
VACANT Library 18/19
Kristin Bates  Administrative Representative (Associate Dean, CHABSS)
Anna Rapada Student Representative


FACULTY CENTER ADVISORY COUNCIL (FCAC)

FCAC advises the Faculty Center Director about how best to implement the Faculty Center's mission.  (Members are not eligible to apply for a Faculty Center Professional Development Grant for the duration for their term.)

FCAC meets 1-2:30 pm, 2nd Friday of each month during the academic year.

MEMBERS  Role
Allison Carr Faculty Center Director, Chair
Terri Metzger Lecturer 17-19
Rebecca Brooks CEHHS-SoE 17-19
Marion Geiger CHABSS-HA 17-19
Nicoleta Bateman CHABSS-BSS 17-19
Ofer Meilich CoBA 18-20
Bulaporn Natipagon CEHHS-SHSHS/SoN 18-20
VACANT Library 18-20
Stephen Tsui CSM 18-20
Michelle Ramos Pellicia At-large 18-20


FACULTY GRANTS COMMITTEE (FGC)

FGC conducts the review process of applications for university-wide faculty grants related to professional development and research, scholarship, and creative activities.  (Chair elected by committee.)  One Lecturer representative is included; other members must be tenured. 

Meetings are scheduled around member availability, guided by policy timeline.  (Staff contact - Katie Roethel.)

MEMBERS  Role
Wesley Schultz Dean of Graduate Studies and Research
VACANT CoBA 18/19
Sandra Doller CHABSS-HA  S19-F20
Gerardo Dominguez CSM 18-20
Charlene Holkenbrink-Monk Lecturer 18/19
Adam Shapiro CHABSS-BSS 17-19
Hua Yi Library 17-19
Ofer Meilich Faculty At-large 18-20
Sean Newcomer CEHHS 18-20


PROFESSIONAL LEAVE COMMITTEE (PLC)

Members must be full time and tenured.  These are one-year committee seats.  Meetings are based on committee members' schedules, guided by a set campus timeline.  (Faculty unit employees applying for sabbatical leave are not eligible for election to the PLC.) 

PLC MEMBERS 18/19
Soheila Jorjani CoBA
Susie Lan Cassel CHABSS-HA
Ana Hernandez CEHHS
Gerardo Dominguez CSM
Richelle Swan, Committee Chair Faculty At-large
Pamela Stricker CHABSS-BSS
VACANT LIBRARY

ARTS & LECTURES COMMITTEE

This committee promotes and enables a fair and equitable proposal process that ensures an exceptional annual series filled with culturally diverse events presented by professionals and experts in their respective fields.

FACULTY/STAFF/STUDENT 
Role
Sheryl Lutjens Faculty At-large 17-19
Erica Freer CHABSS-Non SoA 17-19
Justin Perron CSM 17-19
VACANT CoBA 18/19
Christiane Wood CEHHS 18-20
VACANT CHABSS-SoA 18-20
VACANT Library 18-20
Brian Dolber Faculty At-large 18-20
Ashley Fennell USU/Clarke 18-20 (Staff)
Celeste Espindola Student Representative 18/19
OTHERS (Non-faculty) NON-VOTING
Gina Jones Arts and Lectures Coordinator


COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT FACULTY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (CEFAC)

CEFAC identifies ways in which CSUSM can work collaboratively to build strong university-community partnerships anchored in the rigor of scholarship, and designed to help build community capacity as well as contribute to classroom pedagogy and future scholarship and creative activity.

FACULTY - STANDING MEMBERS  Role
Christopher Bickel Faculty At-large 18-20
Hyun Gu Kang CEHHS-SHSHS/SoN 17-19
Patricia Stall CEHHS-SoE 17-19
Kimber Quinney CHABSS-HA 17-19
Kathy Fuller Faculty At-large 18-20
VACANT CSM 18-20
Nina Woodard CoBA 18/19
Staci Beavers CHABSS-BSS 18-20
Toni Olivas Library 18-20
EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS  
Suzanne Moineau Senate Chair 17-19
Patricia Prado-Olmos Vice President, Community Engagement
Erika Daniels Alliance, Faculty Director
Scott Gross Associate Vice President, Community Engagement
Jodie Lawston Engaged Scholarship, Faculty Director
Elizabeth Matthews Civic Learning, Faculty Director
Veronica Anover Service Learning, Interim Faculty Director
Sarah Villarreal Associate Vice President, Community Engagement
Cynthia Chavez Metoyer Office of Internship, Faculty Director


CO-CURRICULAR FUNDING COMMITTEE

This committee's purpose is to implement a fair distribution of funds allocated by the President for traditional co-curricular events.  Examples:  graduation recognition ceremonies, cultural events/celebrations, leadership conferences.  Funding has been established by the University and is administered through the Office of Student Life & Leadership.  Chair is appointed by the Dean of Students. 

This committee meets as needed; mostly in the Spring semester, with meetings scheduled around member availability.

VOTING MEMBERS  Role
Alicia Gonzales Faculty At-large 17-19
Jason Schreiber, Director Student Life & Leadership Chair
Gezai Berhane, Associate Director, Student Life & Leadership Staff Representative
Yvette Avera, Budget Manager, Student Life & Leadership Staff Representative
Conrad Ottey, VP of Finance, ASI  
Paulette Cruz Student Representative


CSU Academic Council on International Programs (ACIP)

ACIP promotes CSU campus participation in the development of policy concerning International Programs and to ensure regular communication between campuses and OIP.  There is only one Faculty At-large representative from each of the 23 campuses.  Members serve a three-year term.  The Council meets two times per academic year and there is opportunity to serve on ACIP's various committees.  Travel is coordinated through CSUSM's Office of Global Education.

CSUSM Representative - Faculty At-large 17/18-19/20 - Jonathan Berman

DISABILITY ACCESS COMPLIANCE COMMITTEE (DACC)

Using CSU system-wide guidelines, DACC collaborates on common accessibility challenges on campus, sharing solutions, approaches and resources. 

18/19 Meeting Schedule - TBA

FACULTY  Role
Theresa Suarez Faculty At-large 18/19
Rong-Ji Chen Faculty from Student Affairs Committee (SAC) 18-20
ADMINISTRATORS  
Bridget Blanshan AVP Student Engagement & Equity/Title IX Coordinator
Mark Norita Associate Vice President, Facilities Development & Management
Belinda Garcia Director, Parking & Transportation Services
Michelle Hunt Academic Labor Relations Coordinator
Floyd Dudley II Director, Facility Services
Lisa McLean Human Resources & Equal Opportunity
Melinda Swearingen Human Resources & Equal Opportunity
Kerry Stein Procurement & Support Services
Teresa Macklin Director, Information Security/Enterprise Systems
Amanda Umphrey IITS, Web Team
John Segoria Director, Disabled Student Services
Erin Fullerton Risk Manager, Safety, Risk & Sustainability
Ailed Torres Student Representative 
Estefania Fraticelli Staff Representative

 

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, OCCUPATIONAL AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE

Committee Charge:
The University Environmental, Health & Occupational Safety Committee shall be the principal campus body responsible for recommending policy on all aspects of environmental, health, occupational and public safety to the Vice President of FAS.  Tasks will include:
1.  Commentary on implications of pending and adopted public, environmental, health and safety laws and regulations.
2.  Development of priorities for addressing public, environmental, health and occupational safety mandates and issues.
3.  Recommending policies and procedures for the use and disposal of hazardous materials.
4.  Assuming responsibility for any unassigned environmental, health and safety issues, and coordinating, consolidating, and allocating tasks to the following committees:  Radiation Safety Committee, Chemical Hygiene and Biosafety Committee, Animal Care and Use Committee, etc.
5.  Recommending safety regulations, guidelines, training programs, and necessary corrective actions concerning safety conditions associated with the work environment of employees to the Director of Safety, Risk & Sustainability Services and/or the Facilities Safety Committee (SETC sponsored). 

Committee Composition:

Member Role
Regina Frasca, Committee Chair Director of Safety, Risk & Sustainability Services
Emmanuel Iyiegbuniwe, Public Health Direcotr, CEHHS Faculty At-large S 17-S 19
Chief Scott Ybarrondo  or Lt. Phil Brust University Police Department MPP
Lisa McLean or Melinda Swearingen Office of Human Resources

Unit 3 CFA Rep - Anne Lombard, Others TBA

Units 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 9 (in accordance
with relevant sections of the CBA)
Estefania Fraticelli Student Representative
Karen Nicholson, Director SH & CS Student Health Services


GRADUATION INITIATIVE STEERING COMMITTEE (GISC)

To achieve the Graduation Initiative 2025's goals, CSUSM has established a Graduation Initiative Steering Committee (GISC).  GISC works to identify and remove barriers to timely graduation consistent with a high-quality undergraduate education in an environment centered on student learning and success.  The Committee includes faculty, staff, and administrators from Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, and the President's Office.  GISC leads the campus in ensuring that CSUSM makes progress towards and ultimately meets the revised 2025 goals set by the Chancellor's Office.  

Meets every-other Friday for the full AY, beginning Sept. 21; 11 am to 12:00 noon.  

VOTING MEMBERS  Role
Daun Everforest At-large Faculty Representative 18-20
Bridget Blanshan AVP, Student Development Services
Ruttanatip Dan Chonwerawong AVP, Student Academic Support Services
Diane Petersen Director Administrative Projects, IITS
Cameron Stevenson Assistant Director, IPA
Jennifer Fabbi Dean, Library
Michael McDuffie Immediate Past Academic Senate Chair (2 yr. term limit)
Adam Petersen Staff to GISC
Faith Garcia Student Representative
Nick Brown Student Representative
EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS 
Dawn Formo Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Chair
Graham Oberem Provost and VP, Academic Affairs (as needed)
Lorena Checa VP for Student Affairs (as needed)

INSTRUCTIONALLY RELATED ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE 

The Instructionally Related Activities Committee is an advisory group.  The group meets to review applications submitted during the Spring semester, deliberate and vote on related funding.

VOTING MEMBERS  Role
Rebecca Brooks Faculty At-large 18/19
Suzanne Moineau Senate Chair 17-19
Savana Doudar, Co-Chair President, ASI
(Confidential) Student Representative
(Confidential) Student Representative
Justin Lewis Staff Representative
EX-OFFICIO (non-voting)
Rosa Mora Student Affairs Senior Resource and Operations Analyst
ADDITIONAL REPRESENTATIVE (votes only in case of tie)
Lorena Checa, Co-Chair Vice President of Student Affairs

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COMMITTEE (IPC)

IPC makes recommendations to the Provost regarding procedures, guidelines, and responsibilities for the administration and development of intellectual property and such other matters as the Provost shall determine.

Meetings are scheduled around member availability.

MEMBERS  ROLE
Kimber Quinney Faculty At-large 17-19
Ching-Ming Cheng Faculty At-large 18/19
David Bwambok Faculty At-large 18-20
Teresa Macklin IITS Dean designee
Carmen Mitchell Library Dean designee
Wesley Schultz Dean of Graduate Studies and Research
Brittany Angulo Sanchez Admin Support

NORTH COUNTY HIGHER EDUCATION ALLIANCE (NCHEA)

Meets first Thursday each month during academic year; 3:30 - 5:00 pm.

North County HIgher Education Alliance (NCHEA) is dedicated to improving educational opportunitites for North County citizens and to promoting working relationships among California State University San Marcos, Mira Costa College, and Palomar College.

CSUSM MEMBERS  Role
Elisa Grant-Vallone Immediate Past Director, NCHEA
Scott Hagg AVP, Enrollment Management Servcies
Kamel Haddad Vice Provost
Andre Kundgen Faculty At-large 18-20
Kim Knowles-Yanez Faculty At-large 17-19
Jason Hernandez Student Representative
Amaris Gonzalez Student Representative

PROVOST'S SPACE ADVISORY GROUP (PSAG)

PSAG reviews and makes recommendations regarding all space requests submitted by members of Academic Affairs for space not currently designated for a Unit in AA; reviews and comments on space requests submitted by other Divisions within the University; reviews and recommends on the reassignment of space within space already designated for a school, college or administrative unit within AA; and, facilitates planning for new programs in AA and growth of existing programs.

Meets at least once per semester and more frequestly if necessary.

MEMBERS  Role
Kamel Haddad Vice Provost/AV for Planning
Suzanne Moineau Senate Chair 17-19 (CEHHS)
Talitha Matlin BLP Chair 18/19 (Library)
Ben Cherry CoBA 17-19
VACANT CSM 18-20
Joely Proudfit CHABSS 18-20
Katherine Kantardjieff Dean CSM
Kristin Bates Associate Dean, CHABSS
Deborah Kristan Associate Dean, CEHHS
Mohammad Oskoorouchi Associate Dean, CoBA
Char Booth Associate Dean, Library
Mike Schroder Dean, Extended Learning
Kevin Morningstar Dean, IITS
Trish Runzel Provost's Staff Apointee
Kris Roberts Assistant to the Vice Provost


STUDENT FEE ADVISORY COMMITTEE (SFAC)

SFAC reviews and recommends approval of requests to increase or waive tuition fees.  This committee is advisory to the CSUSM President.

Meets third Tuesday of each month during the Academic Year; 12:00 N - 1:00 pm.

VOTING MEMBERS  Role
Kamel Haddad Vice Provost
Suzanne Moineau Senate Chair 17-19
Blake Beecher Faculty At-large 18-20
Savana Doudar President, ASI 18/19
Kenny Tran ASI EVP 18/19
Gamaliel Lopez Student At-large 18/19
Celeste Espindola CHABSS Representative/Student 18/19
Rosa Mora Budget Analyst, SASS, Staff 18/19
EX-OFFICIO (Non-Voting)
Lorena Checa Vice President for Student Affairs
Julie Lindenmeir Associate Director Financial Aid & Scholarships
Justin Lewis Director, Resources and Operations
Randy Duncan Director, Budget Office
Jason Drake Director, Student Financial Services
VACANT (Optional) Extended Learning


STUDENT GRADE APPEAL COMMITTEE (SGAC)

SGAC facilitates the process for students seeking redress of complaints about a course grade.  Members must be tenured.  The committee chair is non-voting except in the case of a tie vote.

Meets on an as-needed basis and within policy guidelines; scheduled sl all members are available to attend.

MEMBERS  Role
Blake Beecher Faculty At-large 17-19
Karno Ng, Committee Chair Faculty At-large 17-19
Matthew Atherton Faculty At-large 18-20
Ofer Meilich Facutly At-large 18-20
Alyssa Sepinwall Alternate, Faculty At-large 18/19
Madeline Lee Alternate Faculty At-large 18/19
Manuel Arriaga Alternate Faculty At-large 18-20
Darin Woolpert Alternate, Faculty At-large 18-20
Ailed Torres Student Representative - Undergraduate
Paulette Cruz Student Representative - Undergraduate
VACANT Student Representative - Graduate


STUDENT GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE (SGC)

SGC Facilitates resolution of student complaints arising out of alleged unauthorized or unjustified act or decision, other than a grade appeal, by a member of the faculty, administration, or staff that in any way advdersely affects the status, rights, or privileges of a member of the student body.  members must be tenured.  Alternates may vote only if acting on behalf of a voting member of the committee.  President appoints Chair.  No member may serve more than two consecutive terms.

Meetings are scheduled around faculty availability, within policy timeline.

MEMBERS  Role
Blake Beecher CEHHS 17-19
Jeff Kohles CoBA 17-19
VACANT Library Sp 19
Miriam Schustack CHABSS 18-20
Andre Kundgen CSM 18-20
Alyssa Sepinwall Alternate, Faculty At-large 17-19
Kent Bolton Alternate, Faculty At-large 18-20
VACANT Academic Affairs or Student Affairs Staff 18-20; President's Designee
Mutula Kwangaba Student Representative
Juan Aceves Student Representative
Michelle Tran Student Representative
Kenny Tran Alternate, Student Representative
Alexa Diaz Alternate, Student Representative

TITLE IX ADVISORY COUNCIL

The Title IX Advisory Council is in response to California State University Executive Order 1095 to create a committee of employees, students and campus officials to identify strategies for ensuring that employees and students know how to identify and report sex discrimination, sexual harrassment, sexual misconduct, dating, domestic violence and stalking. and know what remedies are available to victims

The Title IX Advisory Council meets twice per semester, with dates/times based on committee member availability.

Hyun Gu Kang - Faculty At-large 18-20


STUDENT MEDIA ADVISORY COUNCIL (SMAC)

SMAC serves in an advisory capacity for the student and administrative staff of student media, as well as additional student-led media enterprises that emerge on campus in the future.  It also serves as an advisory resource for campus administration regarding the appropriate development, support, administration, and institutional "housing" of student media.

SMAC meets twice per semester, with dates/times based on acommittee member availability.

MEMBERS  Role
  Faculty Coordinator
Shahed Sharif Faculty At-large 17-19
Brian Dolber  Faculty At-large 18-20
Cathy Baur University Advancement
  Director, School of Arts
  Student Life and Leadership
  Editor in Chief, Cougar Chronicle
Kent Davy Faculty Advisor, Cougar Chronicle
VACANT Associate Dean CHABSS; MPP
Dick High Outside Volunteer/Community Member
Pam Kragen Outside Volunteer/Community Member
Sue Belt Risk Management
Evelyn Herb AC Budget Coordinator, Cougar Chronicle
Scott Greenwood Ex-Officio, Faculty
Anna Rapada Student Representative; non-ASI Board Member
VACANT Student Representative; non-ASI Board Member


UNIVERSITY GLOBAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE (UGAC)

UGAC advocates for campus globalization and acts as a catalyst for globalization efforts at CSUSM, administering two grant programs.

FACULTY MEMBERS  Role
Ofer Meilich CoBA 18-20
Asher Lev Santos CEHHS 18-20
Zhiwei Xiao CHABSS 18/19
Hua Yi Library 18/19
Nahid Majd CSM 18/19


VETERANS AND ACTIVE DUTY EDUCATIONAL STEERING COMMITTEE

This committee fosters program and activities at CSUSM that provide educational opportunity and assistance to veterans and active duty military personnel.  It serves as the campus body that addresses the goals of the California Veterans Educational Opportunities Partnership.

Meetings are the last Tuesday of each month during the Academic Year; Noon to 1:00 pm, CRA-3701.

MEMBERS  Role
Patricia Reily Veterans Services; Chair
Vicki Hernandez Veterans Services
Jason Schreiber Student Life & Leadership
Alan Brian Assistant to VP for Strategic Planning and Assessment
Laurie Schmelzer SSP, CSM
Cynthia Chavez Metoyer Interim Chief Diversity Officer
Camilla Williams Student Health and Counseling Services
Pam Welles IITS Asminstrative Services
Claudia Oreegal EL Military & Veterans Services Coordinator
Wendy Evers Executive Director Workforce and Community Programs, EL
Jeff Marks Deputy Director, Institutional Planning and Analysis
David McMartin Director, Undergraduate Advising Services
John Segoria Director, Disabled Studnet Services
Jennifer Handy Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations, University Advancement
Ericka Korb ONR ESTEP Coordinator, Veterans Center
Sara Quinn Director, USU
Brian Newbury President, Student Veterans Organization
Kim Quinney Civic Learning FAculty Director
Carol Van Vooren Faculty At-large 18/19
VACANT Student Representative