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Faculty Service Opportunities

ABOUT COMMITTEE SERVICE

One of the responsibilities of the Academic Senate is FACULTY confirmations for district and college committees which include Shared Governance committees, Hiring committees, Tenure Review committees, Equivalency committees, PVR, etc.

CFE contract Article VII, Section 8.5.d.3 (3.d):  Tenure-track faculty after their first probationary year, are expected to show participation in professional growth activities as evidence of continued professional growth and leadership. Examples include active participation in collegial governance and campus life, including College or District committees, and community events. 


COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP SPREADSHEET PDF: [CLICK HERE] 

includes Academic Senate appointed faculty positions, nominees & vacancies. 

 


FACULTY: JOIN A COMMITTEE! 

CURRENTLY ACCEPTING FACULTY NOMINATIONS FOR TERMS STARTING FALL 2022.

Spring semester - NOMINATION PROCESS: Election process actively takes place in the Spring for terms beginning the following Fall term. 

  1. The Senate office will announce a Call for Nominations to faculty via the faculty listserv. Faculty will be directed to this website to review openings. (Unlike previous years, there will NOT be individual emails per committees. All nomination forms are accessed here).
  2. Select the committee that interests you and submit your nomination using the individual links assigned to each committee. 
  3. The Senate office will make post the spreadsheet of nominees here at least (3) days prior to the closing of the nomination period. At the close of the nomination process, single nominees will be placed on the AS consent agenda and multiple nominations will proceed to an election.
  4. In elections for faculty representatives, it is the intent that decisions be made at the most local level. At the close of the nomination period, the Senate office will email the faculty an Election Ballot to select their academic area representative.  In the case that an election is required by the Academic Senate, the decision-making process might be through consensus, roll call vote, or closed ballots.
  5. Senate office will notify candidates of election results.
  6. Names will be submitted to the Academic Senate for formal appointment and will report consent item to the faculty member, division dean, and committee chair.
  7. Committee Chairs will contact new members to provide committee details.

Fall semester - NOMINATION PROCESS:  Select the PDF linked above to review the list of current committee membership. Vacant positions are open until filled. Scroll below to select the committee that interests you and submit the nomination form. Refer to steps 3-7 as listed above. 

(Every effort is made to ensure that the Academic Senate appointed committee membership list (PDF) is accurate and complete. Please allow the Senate office time to update the committee membership spreadsheet and website following the Senate meetings. The Academic Senate meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesdays from 1-3pm. Email Patty Fonseca at GWCAcademicSenate@gwc.cccd.edu to report errors/omissions or to advertise a new faculty vacancy).


You can click on the committee name for description, responsibilities, meeting information, membership and to review openings, submit your nomination and view nomination deadlines.  

Academic Senate and related committees

Academic Senate President (*no vacancy)
Academic Senate - Vice Presidents 1 & 2 (*no vacancy)
Academic Senate - Senators (* no vacancy)
Chair, Council for Curriculum & Instruction (* no vacancy)
Council for Curriculum & Instruction (CCI)
Institute for Professional Development (IPD)
Distance Education Advisory Committee (DEAC)

College Participatory Governance

President's Cabinet (*no vacancy)
Planning Council (*no vacancy)
Budget Council (*no vacancy)
College Technology Committee
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee (*no vacancy)
Enrollment Management Committee (* no vacancy)
Institutional Effectiveness Committee
Safety, Sustainability and Facilities Committee (*no vacancy)

Other Committees and Work Groups

District Consultation Council (DCC) (*no vacancy on any DCC committee)
District Consultation Council– BP/AP Subcommittee (*open to Academic Senators only) (Other faculty- contact CFE or CCA to self-nominate)
District Consultation Council– Budget Subcommittee (*open to Academic Senators only) (Other faculty- contact CFE or CCA to self-nominate)
District Consultation Council– Technology Subcommittee (*open to Academic Senators only) (Other faculty- contact CFE or CCA to self-nominate)
Professional Development Advisory Committee (PDAC)

Department Chairs & Coordinators

Department Chairs (*no vacancy)
Coordinators

COMMITTEE & WORK GROUP PLAN OF GWC ACADEMIC SENATE

Guided by Title 5, 10+1 and Board Policy, the following defines the types of groups that may be established by the college’s Academic Senate. Each must comply with the Brown Act.

COMMITTEES - GENERAL RULES
Standing & Advisory Committees
WORK GROUPS - GENERAL RULES
Council, Board, or Cabinet
Task Force
Ad Hoc
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