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Statement of Purpose:

          The purposes of the College Senate are to provide a means by which the membership
may participate with the administration in the formulation and implementation of policies and
procedures for the College; to promote cooperation for improvement of the College and
community; to provide a medium through which solutions to college related problems may be
found; to provide opportunities for self-development and the exercise of initiative and leadership;
to stimulate professional enthusiasm and spirit; and to examine issues of joint concern and to
recommend actions to the College President.

Officers (2016-2017)
  • President - Dr. Michael Baker
  • Vice-President – Mr. Ryan Touchton
  • Secretary - Ms. Ruth Berger

Instructional Staff:

  • Dr. Michael Baker (2015-2017)
  • Ms. Liz Cobb (2015-2017)
  • Ms. Denise Gross (2015-2017)
  • Ms. Carol McLean (2016-2018)
  • Dr. Mustapha Kane (2016-2018)
  • Ms. Ruth Berger (2016-2018)

Career Services:

  • Mr. Eulalio Cruz (2016-2018)
  • Ms. Alisa Ring (2015-2017)
  • Ms. Amie Knight (2016-2018)
  • Ms. Le’Ann Thomas (2015-2017)

Professional and Administrative:

  • Mr. Rob Chapman (2015-2017)
  • Dr. Toni Briley (2015-2017)
  • Mr. Ryan Touchton (2016-2018)
  • Ms. Patricia Orender (2016-2018)


  • Ms. Mary Howell (2016-2017)
  • Mr. Robert Martin (2016-2017)


  • Dr. Linda Croley (Vice President, Student Services)
  • Mr. Stephen Benson (Vice President, Business Services)
  • Ms. Sharon Best (Executive Director, Human Resources & Equity Officer)

Upcoming meetings:

    • Thursday, February 16, 2017; 2:30-3:30

          If you have an issue you would like to address, please contact one of the senate members by phone, e-mail, or in person. We will be happy to listen to your concerns and bring them before the committee during the next monthly meeting.

Over the last several years the College Senate has implemented the following improvements:

  • Facilitating focus groups for climate surveys
  • Better lighting in parking lots
  • Security stickers on each telephone
  • Baby Changing Stations in designated bathrooms
  • Improved campus map with emergency call boxes marked
  • Parking decals for students and faculty
  • More to list & more to come

We hope to address your ideas
and issues at our next meeting!