Membership & Subcommittees

 

Curriculum Committee Members

Below is a list of Curriculum Committee members. If faculty have questions regarding curriculum, please reach out to your division representatives listed below.  

 
COMMITTEE ROLE
 
 
MEMBER NAME
 

 Articulation Officer

 Gloria Darafshi

 ASCC Rep

 Angela/Sofia

 Committee Chair

 Candice Nance

 Curriculum Specialist

 Jose Peña

 Degree Audit Coordinator

 Maria Lara

 Division Rep: ASTL & KAD

 Chris Burns (ASLT)

 Division Rep: ASTL & KAD

 Ana Miladinova/Nick Carr (KAD)

 Division Rep: BDW

 Bernadette Newland

 Division Rep: BDW

 Leonor Cabrera

 Division Rep: HSS

 Danielle Pellitier

 Division Rep: HSS

 (vacant)

 Division Rep: S&T

 David Monarres

 Division Rep: S&T

 Sumathi Shankar

 Student Services Rep

 James Aganon

 Student Services Rep

 (vacant)

 Transfer Center Supervisor

 Soraya Sohrabi

 Vice President of Instruction 

 Tammy Robinson

 

Technical Review Committee Members

The Technical Review Committee is composed of the following members. We encourage faculty to consult with the Technical Review Committee proactively when making major changes to existing courses/programs or creating new courses/programs. To request a meeting with the Technical Review Committee, contact the Technical Review Committee Chairperson.

 
COMMITTEE ROLE
 
 
MEMBER NAME
 

 Articulation Officer

 Gloria Darafshi

 Coordinator of Online Instruction (for curriculum proposals that include a Distance Education Supplement)

 Nick DeMello

 Curriculum and Instructional Systems Specialist (serves as Technical Review Committee Chairperson)

 Jose Peña

 Curriculum Committee Chairperson

 Candice Nance

 Honors Transfer Program Coordinator (for curriculum proposals that include an Honors Supplement)

 Susan Mahoney

 Library Representative

 Diana Tedone

 Vice President of Instruction

 Tammy Robinson

 

Ethnic Studies Subcommittee Members

The Ethnic Studies Subcommittee is a standing subcommittee of the Curriculum Committee. According to the Ethnic Studies Subcommittee Charter, its main purpose is “…to review and evaluate any newly proposed course to be considered as an ethnic studies course according to the Ethnic Studies definition and guidelines of Cañada College.” The complete charter can be found on the Curriculum Committee Public SharePoint document library.

Membership in the Ethnic Studies Subcommittee is as follows:

  • One faculty member from each Division
  • One student representative (if possible)

The faculty committee members will serve a two-year term and the student representative will serve a one-year term. The committee will select their chairperson or co-chairpeople to serve on the committee for a term of no more than two years. Members of the Ethnic Studies Committee may make recommendations for nominations.

As an ad-hoc committee, the Ethnic Studies Subcommittee meets as necessary when a faculty author deems that a new course should be considered as an Ethnic Studies requirement.

 
SUBCOMMITTEE ROLE
 
 
MEMBER NAME
 

 Division Rep: ASTL & KAD

 TBA

 Division Rep: BDW

 TBA

 Division Rep: HSS

 TBA

 Division Rep: S&T

 TBA

 Vice President of Instruction

 TBA

 

Career Technical Education (CTE) Subcommittee

Approved by the Academic Senate and Curriculum Committee in March 2019

The CTE Subcommittee is a standing subcommittee of the Curriculum Committee with a goal to provide CTE faculty with support and local approval of the documentation required for state approval of new CTE programs. The CTE Curriculum Subcommittee will be responsible for reviewing, providing feedback, and approving all new CTE programs as a part of the technical review process. Faculty can request a meeting with the CTE Curriculum Subcommittee as faculty members consider new programs. 

Membership in the CTE Subcommittee is as follows:

  • A current Curriculum Committee Division Representative with CTE experience
  • Curriculum Committee Chair
  • CTE Liaison
  • Dean with CTE experience
 
SUBCOMMITTEE ROLE
 
 
MEMBER NAME
 

 Division Rep with CTE experience

 Leonor Cabrera

 Curriculum Committee Chair

 Candice Nance

 CTE Liaison

 TBA

 Dean with CTE experience

 Hyla Lacefield