Welcome to the Home of Academic Senate Committees

Simon Hanson

Simon Hanson, First Vice President


(415) 239-2037



Join a committee!

Information is included for each of the following groups:

  • Faculty
  • Students
  • Classified Staff
  • Administrators

Please contact the appropriate constituent leader listed if you would like to join a committee. The official membership lists are those linked under "Membership" on the right hand side of each committee page. Only the Academic Senate First Vice President, currently Fred Teti (pictured above), can edit the official membership lists.


Faculty Vacancy List  (Updated 2/4/2020)   

AS Committee Application 

Faculty Committee EXIT Form

Faculty, contact First Vice President, Simon Hanson at eshanson@ccsf.edu or (415) 239-2037.
Students are appointed to Academic Senate committees through the Associated Students Executive Council.
The Associated Students contact person is Max Hirschfeld ( studenttrustee@mail.ccsf.edu). In order to be appointed, students are required to attend an Associated Students Executive Council meeting. 

Unless student files are being reviewed, all committee meetiings are open to the public.   Please contact the SEIU (Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1021 at seiu1021@ccsf.edu . 




  • Quick Start Guide ( doc ) ( pdf )
  • Guidelines for Academic Senate Committees ( doc ) ( pdf )
  • Committee Chair: Upload Instructions for Agendas and Minutes (contact sberston@ccsf.edu - Susan Berston, Academic Senate Archivist -- she is happy to help you!)
  • 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) (2016 Evaluation Report)

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.