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 Staff and Organizational Development Purpose

The Staff and Organizational Development Committee is a subcommittee of the Strategic Planning Committee. It oversees the campus professional development program (Title 5, Section 55720), which offers faculty and staff the opportunity to participate in activities that enhance institutional effectiveness practices, and promotes engagement by all employee groups.



Staff and Organizational Development committee membership (specified in the Contract) is limited to 20, including 6 faculty members, 6 classified employees, and 3 administrators. Additional members for this year include resources and those who volunteered to work specifically on accreditation. 


 Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of each month at 12:45pm in CC #132.

 Current Membership




    Jen Vaughn

    S&OD Coordinator (Chair)

    Camille Goulet

    AFT Faculty

    Bernadette Tchen

    Department Chair

    Nadia Elahi

    Academic Senate At-Large

    Cal Lopez

    Academic Senate At-Large

    Robert McKinley

    Academic Senate At-Large

    Mike Kalustian

    Yanwei Cai

    Academic Senate At-Large


    Pamela Atkinson

    Cynthia Gomez

    AFT Classified

    AFT Classified

    Vanessa Van Wagner

    Classified Staff Alternate

    Lawrence Shepard

    SEIU or Local 99

    Gina Peng

    AFT Classified At-Large

    Brian Spoelstra

    AFT Classified At-Large

    Ben Valdez

    AFT Classified At-Large

    Anna Badalyan


    Jeanette Magee


    Christi O’Connor



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