Senate Committees


Academic Affairs Committee – Considers curriculum and instructional matters and brings recommendations to the Senate about such matters, and (if so directed by the Senate) communicates with appropriate administrators.

Members: Linda Clement, Kathleen Park, Gale Spear, Kelly Stockstad.


Auditing and Elections Committee – Audits all Senate documents and financial records before October 15 and at least one additional time to be determined by the Committee each year. Additional special audits may be conducted at any time that a majority of the Auditing and Elections Committee members deem necessary. Conducts all regular, special, and recall elections. Conducts any referenda and elections concerning amendments to bylaws called for by the Senate. Assures that all faculty members get ballots seventy-two hours prior to election deadline.

Members: David Haney (chair), Kerry Coombs, Mark Shepherd.


Bylaws Committee – Considers Bylaws revisions as needed or requested and bring recommendations to the Senate about the same.

Members: Larry Stephens (chair), Don Becker, Mark Butland, Brenda Johnson.


Facilities Committee – Considers matters relating to faculty concerns about the condition of the physical facilities of the College and also the long-range planning for future facilities.

Members: Dan Dydek (chair), Tim Altanero, Michael Miller.


Nominating Committee– Presents a ballot for the regular election and any special elections, within the time lines stated under the article on elections.

Members: John Luckstead (chair), Julz Decker, Mark Butland, Missi Patterson.


Policy and Procedure Committee – Considers policy and procedures affecting full-time faculty and bring recommendations to the Senate about such matters, and (if so directed by the Senate) communicates with appropriate administrators about the same.

Members: Pam Askew, Juan Molina, Chris D’Urso, Ray Sandoval, Jordan Forbes, Shawn Slack


Salary and Benefits Committee – Studies matters relating to faculty salaries and non-salary employee benefits, brings recommendations to the February Senate meeting about such matters, and (if so directed by the Senate) communicates with appropriate administrators about the same.

Members: Erlene Clark, Nabeel Khan, Jessica Hejny, Katherine Viek


AD-HOC Counselors and Librarian Committee – Studies matters concerning the policies being enacted on the Counselors and Librarians in order to better communicate issues to the Faculty Senate and administration.

Members: Terry Barksdale, Kristyn Pitmann, Linda Clement, Patti Singleton, Kasina Entzi, Alexander Speetzen, Jordan Forbes, Gloria Sutton, Renee Kules, Henry Tsai, Courtney Mlinar, Jennifer Weber, Emily Olson. 

FCTL Faculty Center Advisory Group (FCAG)

Members: Mark Butland