Academic Senate

Purpose: The role of the Chaffey College Academic Senate is to participate effectively in the formation of college policy with respect to academic and professional matters. The rights and responsibilities of the Academic Senate derive from the California Administrative Code Title V and from District policies.

Scope: AB1725 assigns a major role to the Academic Senate in the development of policies and procedures dealing with academic and professional matters. The legislature has given the faculty primary responsibility in academic and professional matters and has bestowed statutory recognition on the community college faculty that it may function in a fashion similar to that of the faculties of public four-year colleges and universities.

Reports to: Governing Board or designee

Terms of Office: Positions are elected and terms vary.

Chairperson: Academic Senate President, Nicole DeRose

Executive Officers: Vice President, Liz Encarnacion, Secretary/Treasurer, Robin Witt, and Curriculum Chair, Angela Burk-Herrick


Business & Applied Technology: Bruce Osburn and Jay Scott
Chino Campus: Robert Nazar, Jinny Lee, and Manar Hijaz (alternate)
Health Science: Jayne Clark, Terzah DePonte, and Jordan Hung (alternate) 

Fontana: Anthony Guaracha, Greg Creel (alternate)

Health Sciences: Omar Estrada, Terzah DePonte, and Lisa Doget (alternate)

HFIC: Tara Johnson

Instructional Support: Christina Holdiness, Terezita Reyes Overduin, and Shelley Marcus (alternate) 

Kinesiology, Nutrition & Athletics: Annette Henry, Candice Hines-Tinsley, and Robert Hadaway (alternate)
Language Arts: Phatana Ith, Elizabeth "Liz" Encarnacion, and Leona Fisher (alternate)
Math and Science: Robin Witt, Mark Gutierrez, and Diana Cosand (alternate)
Social and Behavioral Sciences: Patricia Gomez 
Student Services: Michelle Martinez, Jackie Boboye, Fabiola Espitia (alternate), and Susana Galvez (alternate)
Visual and Performing Arts: Leta Ming and Sheila Malone 
Senators-at-Large: Tamari Jenkins, Norma Leon, and Sarah Chamberlain 
Adjunct Senators-at-Large: Tina Kuo and Shelly R. Jackson

Meeting Day and Time: The Chaffey College Academic Senate meets on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 1:50 pm unless otherwise stated. All Senate meetings are open to the public, if you are interested in attending, please join us in BEB-204.