Institutional Committees at College of San Mateo - Committees at Large: Additional Information
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Institutional Committees
Committees at Large: As Needed

The following are standing committees which meet as needed in response to an issue within its purvey or at irregular intervals. For information about meeting agendas and meeting summaries, please contact the committee chair or responsible administrator.

Academic Standards Committee



Purpose:
Guided by CSM policy, the Dean of Enrollment Services handles routine matters related to Academic Standards. For issues requiring extensive review, an ad hoc committee of instructional and student services faculty, staff, and administrators is convened. No Term Limits.

Membership:

Name Representation Email Address Office Phone
Sandra Stefani Comerford Vice President of Instruction comerford@smccd.edu (650) 574-6404
David Danielson Faculty, Philosophy danielson@smccd.edu (650) 574-6376
Lloyd Davis Faculty, Mathematics davis@smccd.edu (650) 574-6684
Jeff Flowers Faculty, Chemistry flowersj@smccd.edu (650) 574-6469
Lorrita Ford Director, Library & Learning Services fordl@smccd.edu (650) 574-6569
Charlene Frontiera Dean, Mathematics & Science frontierac@smccd.edu (650) 574-6312
Laura Demsetz Dean, Creative Arts & Social Science demsetz@smccd.edu (650) 574-6581
Mohsen Janatpour Faculty, Physics janatpour@smccd.edu (650) 574-6272
Yaping Li Faculty, Communication Studies liy@smccd.edu (650) 574-6338
Joe Mangan Faculty, Cross Country/Track manganj@smccd.edu (650) 574-6448
Madeleine Murphy Faculty, English murphym@smccd.edu (650) 574-6344
Krystal Romero
Dean, Counseling, Advising, & Matriculation romerok@smccd.edu (650) 574-6440
Kathleen Ross Dean, Business & Technology rossk@smccd.edu (650) 574-6532
Ruth Turner Faculty, EOPS turner@smccd.edu (650) 574-6138
Henry Villareal Dean, Enrollment Services villarealh@smccd.edu (650) 574-6590
Andreas Wolf Dean, Kinesiology, Athletics, & Dance wolf@smccd.edu (650) 574-6462


Accessibility/Americans with Disabilities Act


Purpose: Advises the Vice President of Student Services on matters concerning campus accessibility for students and others with disabilities. Meets as needed to discuss and resolve accessibility issues that arise and ensure compliance with federal and state regulations.

Membership: Representation from faculty, students, administration, and classified staff are included. Faculty are appointed by the President in consultation with the Academic Senate. The committee meets as needed. No Term Limits.

Name Representation Email Address Office Phone
Jennifer Hughes Vice President of Student Services hughesj@smccd.edu (650) 574-6118
Kevin Sinarle Faculty, DSPS sinarle@smccd.edu (650) 378-7227
Laura Skaff Classified Staff, DSPS skaffl@smccd.edu (650) 574-6433
Shana Young Faculty, DSPS kudos@smccd.edu (650) 378-7215

Classified Staff Planning Committee


Purpose: Serves in an advisory capacity to the President on issues related to classified staff. Is responsible for planning and coordinating campus social events and other group events such as the annual classified retreat.

Membership: President and members of Classified Staff meet as members’ schedules permit.

Name Representation Email Address Office Phone
Nicholas Dellaporta Classified Staff, Library dellaporta@smccd.edu (650) 358-6783
Alicia Frangos Classified Staff, Counseling frangosa@smccd.edu (650) 574-6243
Alma Gomez Classified Staff, Nursing gomeza@smccd.edu (650) 574-6218
Kathy McEachron (Chair) Classified Staff, Payroll mceachronk@smccd.edu (650) 574-6216
Mario Mihelcic Classified Staff, International Student Center mihelcicm@smccd.edu (650) 574-6542
Ann Mitchell Classified Staff, Facilities Rental mitchella@smccd.edu (650) 574-6220
Munendra (Melvin) Sharma Classified Staff, Bookstore sharma@smccd.edu (650) 574-6367
Carol Ullrich Classified Staff, Counseling ullrichc@smccd.edu (650) 574-6129


Disciplinary Hearing Committee


Purpose: Hears student discipline cases that are remanded to a hearing by the Vice President of Student Services. Makes recommendations to the Vice President regarding disciplinary action to be taken. (Adheres to student conduct procedures, 7.69.1)

Membership: Representation is drawn from the faculty, administration, and students. Meetings are scheduled on an as-needed basis.

Name Representation Email Address Office Phone
Samantha Trump Student    
Makiko Ueda Faculty, Psychological Services uedam@smccd.edu (650) 574-6125
Henry Villareal Dean, Enrollment Services (Judicial Officer) villarealh@smccd.edu (650) 574-6590
Andreas Wolf (Chair) Dean, Kinesiology, Athletics, & Dance wolf@smccd.edu (650) 574-6462

Innovation Grants


Purpose
: The CSM Innovation Grant provides seed funding for innovative projects designed to increase student access and success. Individual projects are generally funded for no more than $3500. Proposals may be submitted by full-time faculty or by part-time faculty working with at least one full-time faculty co-applicant. Proposals are reviewed by the Innovation Grant Committee, which forwards funding recommendations to the President and Vice Presidents.

Proposals are due the fourth Friday of October and the fourth Friday of February.

Membership:

Name Representation Email Address Office Phone
Laura Demsetz (Chair) Dean, Creative Arts & Social Science demsetz@smccd.edu (650) 574-6581
Linda Hand Faculty, Math & Science hand@smccd.edu (650) 574-6633
Richard Lohmann Faculty, Creative Arts & Social Science lohmann@smccd.edu (650) 574-6365

Scholarship Committee


Purpose: The committee reviews all scholarship applications received annually and makes awards based on criteria established for each scholarship. No Term Limits.

Membership:

Name Representation Email Address Office Phone
Maribeck Boosalis-Oler Faculty, Cosmetology boosalisolerm@smccd.edu (650) 574-6616
Arnett Caviel (Chair) Faculty, Counseling caviel@smccd.edu (650) 574-6435
Karen Chadwick (Coordinator) Classified Staff, Financial Aid chadwick@smccd.edu (650) 574-6514
Olivia Cortez-Figueroa Classified Staff, Financial Aid cortezfigueroao@smccd.edu (650) 574-6148
Jesenia Diaz Faculty, Counseling diazj@smccd.edu (650) 574-6159
Alicia Frangos Classified Staff, Student Services Division frangosa@smccd.edu (650) 378-7329
Mario Mihelcic Classified Staff, International Student Center mihelcicm@smccd.edu (650) 574-6542
Rudy Ramirez Faculty, Ethnic Studies ramirezr@smccd.edu (650) 574-6372
Roberta Reynolds Faculty, English reynoldsr@smccd.edu (650) 574-6689
Finausina Tovo Classified Staff, Learning Center tovof@smccd.edu (650) 574-6417
Michelle Warner Faculty, Women's Basketball warner@smccd.edu (650) 358-6830