Executive Committee (ExCom)

Charge

From Senate By-Laws Article V, Section 2

2.2 The Executive Committee shall delegate to the Standing Committees such tasks as it deems appropriate to each committee's charge as described in Article V, Section 3, herein.

2.3 The Executive Committee shall receive agenda, reports and recommendations from the Standing Committees. The Executive Committee shall review the recommendations and, when it deems necessary, provide advice to the committees before the recommendations are referred to the Academic Senate.

2.4 The Executive Committee shall receive the opinions of faculty members on matters affecting the welfare of the University.

2.5 The Executive Committee shall report on its activities at each meeting of the Academic Senate.

Executive Committee (Ex Com)

Ex Com Membership 2022-2023

Position Incumbent Department Status
Chair of the Faculty Lauren Morimoto Kin Office
Vice Chair of the Faculty Bryan Burton CCJS Office
Past Chair Vacant   Office
Secretary Christine Cali Dance Office
Statewide Senator Richard Senghas Anthro Office
Senator Florence Bouvet Econ Elected by Senate
Senator Ben Smith Hum Dev Elected by Senate
President Judy Sakaki   Office
Provost Karen Moranski   Office
VP of Student Affairs Gerald Jones   Office
VP of A&F Monir Ahmed   Office
Chair of APARC Emily Acosta Lewis Coms Office
Chair of EPC Emily Asencio CCJ Office
Chair of FSAC Richard Whitkus Bio Office
Chair of SAC Karen Thompson/Martha Shott Bus/Math Office
CFA Rep Erma Jean Sims Edu Office
Student Guest from AS Nataly Hernandez    

Structure and Functions is a subcommittee of the Executive Committee

Structure and Functions (S&F)

Charge

The Structure and Functions Subcommittee shall have responsibility for determining annually who is eligible to vote under the Constitutional definition of faculty (see Article II, Section 1 of the Constitution). 

The Structure and Functions Subcommittee shall have primary responsibility for nomination, election, terms, replacement, and recall of Senators (see Article III, Sections 2 and 3, p. 2-5), members of Standing Committees (see Article V, Section 3, p. 12-13) , and members of the Reappointment, Tenure and Promotion Subcommittee of the Faculty Standards and Affairs Committee, and the Academic Freedom and Nondiscrimination Subcommittee of the Faculty Standards and Affairs Committee. 

The Structure and Functions Subcommittee shall solicit nominations for the Chair-elect and Secretary of the Academic Senate, and the At-large and Statewide Academic Senators (Articles 1, Section 1.6' Article 3;, Section 3.3). The Chair of Structure and Functions Subcommittee shall supervise the staggering of terms of At-large and Statewide Senators by agreement or by lot (Article III, Section 2.3; p. 5). 

The Structure and Functions Subcommittee shall name replacements of At-large or Statewide Senators for less than one academic year, and members of the Reappointment, Tenure, and Promotion Subcommittee who vacate their offices for one semester or less (Article III; Section 3.10;, p. 6 Article V; Section 3.11, p. 13) 

The Structure and Functions Subcommittee shall have responsibility for determining the appropriate number of Representative Senators from each School on the Senate as specified in the Constitution (Article III, Section 2.1) and notify the school election committees of this number.. The Chair of Structure and Functions shall supervise staggering of terms of Representative Senators by agreement or by lot (Article III; Section 3.4, p. 3). 

The Structure and Functions Subcommittee shall have responsibility for determining the mode of selection of members of subcommittees of Standing Committees excepting those whose mode of selection has been determined by the Senate.(see Article IV, Section 4.3.0). 

The Structure and Functions Subcommittee shall review Senate Committee and Subcommittee charges to determine that they accord with the provisions of the Constitution and the ByLaws. 

The Structure and Functions Subcommittee shall review organizational changes in the governance structure to determine that they accord with the provisions of the Constitution and the Bylaws.

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S&F Membership 2022-2023

Position Incumbent Dept Elect date End of Term Method By
Chair Gina Baleria Coms 2022 2023 elected committee
Member B&E Armand Gilinsky/Elizabeth Stanny 22-23 BUS 2020 2023 elected School
Member - A&H Gina Baleria Coms 2022 2025 elected School
Member Edu Edward Lyon EDU 2022 2025 elected School
Member - Soc Sci Debora Paterniti SOC 2022 2025 elected School
Member - Library Laura Krier Lib 2021 2022 elected School
Member - S&T Brent Hughes S&T 2021 2024 elected School
Member - SSP  Vacant   2020 2025 elected SSPs
Chair of the Faculty Lauren Morimoto Kin 2022 2023 Office  
Vice Chair of the Faculty Bryan Burton CCJS 2022 2023 Office