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Executive Council

President - Alberto Restrepo

Vice President - Fred Patrick

Secretary - Nancy Jo Ward

At Large - Ana Gomez De Torres

At Large - Thesa Roepke


Academic Student Services

  • Dave Degroot 

Applied Behavioral Sciences (7)

  • Yvonne Fraizer

Business (5)

  • Bob Bryant

Counseling/Personal Development (24)

  • Hector Alvarez 
  • Carissa Perales

DSPS/LAP/College Nurse (7)

  • Dave Degroot 

English (20)

  • Alina Romo 
  • Melanie Guido Brunet
  • Chris Carroll 

Fine Arts (13)

  • Anne McKeegin
  • Chris Hite

Health Sciences (11)

  • Martha Hull
  • Larry Manalo 

Industrial Technology (6)

  • Garbriel Marquez 

Kinesiology, Recreation, Athletics (6)

  • Tyson Aye
  • Chuck Provencio

Languages and Communication (7)

  • Melenda Nishimora

Life and Physical Sciences (13)

  • Alicia Fox
  • Vince Tobin

Mathematics and Engineering (17)

  • Liz West
  • Anna Kopcrack
  • Martin Landros 

Part-Time Faculty

  • Rajni Chaudhari
  • Monique Segura
  • Christopher Sprecer

Public Safety (5)

  • Kurt Kruse

Social and Behavioral Sciences (10)

  • John Gallien 

It is the belief of the Academic Senate that the college's capacity to serve the student will be strengthened by greater involvement in institutional planning by that sector of the college community that is closest to the student, the instructor. Furthermore, it is the aspiration of the senate that this involvement will be an integral part of the continuous assessment and improvement of the college's methods of serving the student. Finally, it is assumed that collective involvement will create a broader repository of institutional philosophy and methods of implementing these goals, thus increasing the stability and continuity of these goals and methods, and making them less sensitive to change in key personnel.

The effectiveness of faculty contributions to institutional policy development is predicated not only on the quality of the contribution, but also on the extent to which the contribution truly is a part of the policy development process. This does not confer policy-making power on this contributor, nor does it confer immunity from rejection of their ideas. But, it does make them a member of the policy developing apparatus.

The Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 48 and subsequent state regulations on community college senates define senate membership criteria, which accommodates community of interest. This is necessary foundation to representative inter-group communication. No group or organization can be representative of a community of interest, which is not selected by and answerable to that community of interest.

The Allan Hancock College Board of Trustees specifically addresses Academic Senate's responsibility in shared governance. See a link to current board policy below.

AHC Board Policy on Shared Governance