Senate Subcommittees

The Classified Senate shall establish both standing (permanent) and, when appropriate, ad hoc (of short duration) committees to assist the Classified Senate in the development and implementation of its mission and goals. All subcommittees are facilitated by a Senate Representative.

 

Classified Professional of the Year Committee – Coordinates the applications and selection of the Classified Professional of the Year and future scholarship(s) for classified professionals.

  • Patti Brusca, Chair
  • Alex Zuniga
  • Lilia Garcia
  • Caitlin Welch

 

Communications Committee – Coordinates marketing and communications for the Classified Senate, including the website, social media, graphics, and email communications.

  • Ruth Leal, Chair
  • Patti Brusca
  • Kasey Boyer

 

Community Service Committee – Coordinates community service projects locally, in the region, and globally to provide opportunities for classified professionals to participate and serve.

  • Vacant, Chair

 

Election Committee – Coordinates the elections of facilitator positions.

  • Chris Poole, Chair
  • Salvador Herrera
  • Alice Montemayor
  • Miguel Castro

 

Strategic Planning Committee – Coordinates strategic planning documents, guiding principles, policy and procedures on behalf of the Senate to participate in the college’s strategic plan.

  • Caitlin Welch, Chair
  • Arezoo Marashi

 

Staff Professional Development Committee – Coordinates the professional development for classified professionals and recommends policy and guiding principles for job skills training.

  • Ruth Leal, Staff Development Day Coordinator
  • Leonard Riley
  • Gilbert DeLeon
  • Sabrina Sepulveda
  • Cristina Rubio
  • Desiree Wagner
  • Daren Koch

 

Social Activities Committee – Coordinates Senate events such as Socials, Holiday Parties, Fundraisers, Classified Professional of the Year event, etc.

  • Patricia Gill, Chair
  • Angel Lizardi
  • Charise Allingham
  • Katie Owashi
  • Claudia Figueroa

 

Shared Governance Committee – Coordinates recommendations for classified participation in college committees and groups, representative responsibilities policy, development of leadership training process and pathway of classified leaders, shared governance principles, and other processes.

  • Leona Crawford, Chair
  • Suzie Schepler
  • Katie Owashi

 

Workplace Environment Committee – Coordinates development of Workplace Environment Guiding Principles, best practices, etc. to build a family workplace culture.

  • Chris Poole, Chair
  • Justin Czerniak

 

Subcommittee membership is open to all Norco College Classified Professionals as defined in CSEA Chapter 535 CBA Article 1A, pages 3-9.

If you are interested in joining a subcommittee, please contact the Classified Senate at ncclassifiedsenate@gmail.com for information.