Academic Senate Committees



Join a committee!


Welcome to our Academic Senate Committees homepage. There are separate sections of information here for each: faculty, students, classified staff, and administrators. If you would like to join a committee, please contact the appropriate constituent leader listed. The official membership lists are those linked under "Membership" on the right hand side of each committee page. Only the Academic Senate Committee Wrangler (currently Dana Jae Labrecque) can edit the official membership lists.



Faculty Vacancy List

AS Committee Application 

Faculty Committee EXIT Form

Faculty, contact First Vice President Dana Jae Labrecque – office 452-7366 - for questions, assistance.
Students are appointed to Academic Senate committees through the Associated Students Executive Council. The contact person for the Associated Students is Bouchra Simmons ( Students need to attend an Associated Students Executive Council meeting to be appointed. 




All committee meetings are open to the public unless student files are being reviewed.




  • Quick Start Guide ( doc ) ( pdf )
  • Guidelines for Academic Senate Committees ( doc ) ( pdf )
  • Committee Chair: Upload Instructions for Agenda and Minutes
  • Academic Senate Committees Plan, Outcomes, Schema, and Templates ( doc ) ( pdf )
  • Some Basics on Robert's Rules of Order ( doc )  ( pdf )
  • How Not to Conduct Business at a Committee Meeting  ( doc ) (pdf )
  • Self-Evaluations of Academic Senate Committees (pdf)

Four types of Academic Senate Committees

The four types of Academic Senate Committees

  1. Policy Development Committees: Discuss and develop recommendations for policies that support academic and professional (10+1) concerns for students, faculty and the college. Usually limited membership.
  2. Advisory Committees: Discuss, research, and make recommendations for a particular area that affect multiple departments/offices. Usually limited membership.
  3. Roundtables: Discuss on-going college wide concerns for mutual growth and for student success. Make recommendations as needed. Usually unlimited membership.
  4. Action Committees: Do work, such as review scholarship applications, plan and conduct the graduation ceremony, review grade disputes, etc. Usually (but not always) unlimited.