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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 4th Thursday of each month at 12:45pm in AD 300

 Current Membership






    Andrew Walzer

    Mike Kalustian

    S&OD Coordinator (Co-Chair)

     Culture of Respect Coordinator (Co-Chair)

    Academic Sente At-Large


    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




    Yanwei Cai


     Alternate Academic Senate

    Gina Peng


    Brian Spoelstra

    AFT Classified


    AFT Classified

    Vanessa Van Wagner

    Classified At-Large 



    Cynthia Gomez

    AFT Classified At-Large



    Brian Spoelstra



    AFT Classified At-Large



    Ben Valdez

    Esther Sunday​



    AFT Classified At-Large

    SEIU or Local 99 


    Anna Badalyan






    Carol Kozeracki











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