Academic Senate Executive Committee & Division Representatives

2021 – 2022 Academic Year

The Academic Senate uses SharePoint and Canvas frequently. All current senators should have access to both sites. Please inform the President and Secretary if you do not. 

Executive Committee
  • President – Davena Burns-Peters
  • Vice President – Margaret Worsley
  • Secretary – Bethany Tasaka
  • Past President – Dr. Celia Huston
  • Accreditation and Outcomes Faculty Co-Chair – Dr. Celia Huston
  • Career Technical Education Chair – Stacy Meyers
  • Curriculum Faculty Co-Chair – Mary Copeland 
  • Educational Policy Chair – Lucas Cuny
  • Elections Chair – Dr. Adam Pave
  • Equal Opportunity Chair –  Heather Johnson
  • Financial Policy – Anthony Castro
  • Legislative Chair – Dr. Todd Heibel
  • Personnel Policy Chair – David Smith
  • Program Review Chair – Dr. Celia Huston
  • Student Services Chair – Ailsa Aguilar-Kitibutr
Frequent Guests of the Executive Committee
  • Accreditation and Outcomes Committee Co-Chair – Dr. Celia Huston 
  • Distance Education Committee Co-Chairs – Davena Burns-Peters and Margaret Worsley
  • Guided Pathways Committee Co-Chairs – Vacant
  • Honors Committee Chair – Ed Gomez
  • OER Liaison - Dr. Robert Brown
  • Professional Development Coordinator – Rania Hamdy
By-Laws 121 “…Each division shall be entitled to at least one (1) representative. In totaling division membership for representation on the Academic Senate, each major fraction of five (three) will entitle a division to an additional representative…” Term Ending Spring of: 
Academic Success & Learning Services (7 FT faculty, 1 senator)  
Patti Wall 2021
   
Applied Technology, Transportation & Culinary Arts (16 FT faculty, 3 senators)  
Anthony Ababat 2021
Stacy Meyer 2024
Miguel Ortiz 2024
   
Arts & Humanities (37 FT faculty, 7 senators)  
Tammy Allen 2024
Lucas Cuny 2022
Diane Hunter 2023
Magdalena Jacobo 2021
Nori Sogomonian 2023
Margaret Worsley 2023
Vacant  
   
Mathematics, Business & Computer Technology  (26 FT faculty, 5 senators)  
Vicente Alvarez 2022
David Martin 2022
Bethany Tasaka 2023
Vacant  
Vacant  
   
Science (35 FT faculty, 7 senators)  
Jennifer Bjerke 2024
Todd Heibel 2022
Carol Jones 2022
Yolanda Simental 2022
Maria Valdez 2024
Tatiana Vasquez 2022
Teresa Weaver 2024
   
Social Sciences, Human Development & Physical Education (26 FT faculty, 5 senators)  
John Banola 2024
Kellie Barnett 2022
Anthony Blacksher 2022
Colleen Calderon 2024
Kenneth Lawler 2021
   
Student Services (30 FT faculty, 6 senators)  
Ailsa Aguilar-Kitibutr 2022
Armando Garcia 2024
Nicole Jimenez 2023
Heather Johnson 2022
Tahirah (Ty) Simpson 2024
Michelle Tinoco 2023
   
Part-Time Faculty Senators (2 total)  
Vacant 2022
Vacant 2022