The Faculty Senate of Cal Maritime is the official body of faculty which participates in the governance of the university. The Senate makes recommendations regarding curriculum, academic standards, criteria and standards for the selection, retention and tenure of faculty members, and all other matters that affect faculty and students.
Senate General Meetings are open to all members of the University community.
During the Academic Year 2023-2024, Faculty Senate meetings will take place on Zoom. Please contact the Senate Secretary, Ariel Setniker, for the meeting link if you did not receive an Outlook calendar invitation.
Please contact the Senate Chair, Elizabeth McNie, if you would like to propose an agenda item.
Meetings typically take place on the third Thursday of the month, with some adjustments for holidays.
Fall 2023 Meeting Dates
Thursday, August 31, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Thursday, September 21, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Thursday, October 19, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Thursday, November 16, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Thursday, December 14, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Senate Executive Committee (2023-2024)
|Elizabeth McNie (MT)||Senate Chair|
|Sarah Senk (C&C)||Senate Vice Chair|
|Ariel Setniker (S&M)||Senate Secretary|
|Wil Tsai (ME)||ASCSU Senator|
|Christine Isakson (IBL)||ASCSU Senator|
|Margaret Ward (MT)||Senate Exec At-Large|
|Mike Holden (ME)||Senate Exec At-Large|
|Senator Name||Title||Term Expires|
|Christine Isakson||ASCSU Senator||Summer 2026|
|Wil Tsai||ASCSU Senator||Summer 2024|
|Tom Nordenholz||Senator At-Large||Summer 2025|
|Sarah Senk||Senator At-Large||Summer 2024|
|Ariel Setniker||Senator At-Large||Summer 2025|
|Ryan Storz||Senator At-Large||Summer 2024|
|Colin Dewey [on sabbatical AY 2023-2024, replaced by Aparna Sinha||C&C Senator||Summer 2024|
|Mike Strange||ET Senator||Summer 2025|
|David Satterwhite||ET Senator||Summer 2024|
|Amy Skoll||GSMA Senator||Summer 2025|
|Nipoli Kamdar||IBL Senator||Summer 2024|
|Nick Lewis||Lecturer At-Large||Summer 2024|
|Kitty Luce||Library Senator||Summer 2025|
|Mike Holden||ME Senator||Summer 2024|
|Tamara Burback||MT Senator||Summer 2025|
|Elizabeth McNie||MT Senator||Summer 2024|
|Margaret Ward||MT Senator||Summer 2025|
|Taiyo Inoue||S&M Senator||Summer 2025|
|Julie Simons||S&M Senator||Summer 2024|