Faculty Senate

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 2021-2022, Senate meetings will take place remotely via Zoom unless COVID conditions unexpectedly improve.  Please contact the Senate Secretary for the meeting link.

Please contact the Senate Chair if you would like to propose an agenda item.

Meetings typically take place on the third Thursday of the month.

Spring 2022 Meeting Dates

Thursday, January 20, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Thursday, February 17, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Thursday, March 17, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Thursday, April 21, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Current Senate Membership

Senator Name Title Term Expires
Ali Moradmand Lecturer Senator At-Large Fall 2023
Ariel Setniker Senator At-Large Fall 2023
Christine Isakson ASCSU Senator Fall 2023
Colin Dewey C&C Senator Fall 2022
Dinesh Pinisetty Senate Chair, ET Senator Fall 2022
Elizabeth McNie  Senate Vice Chair, MT Senator Fall 2022
Frank Yip Senate Exec At-Large, S&M Senator Fall 2022
Keir Moorhead Senate Exec At-Large, ET Senator Fall 2023
Kitty Luce Library Senator Fall 2023
Margaret Ward MT Senator Fall 2023
Matthew Fairbanks Senate Secretary, S&M Senator Fall 2023
Mike Holden Senator At-Large Fall 2022
Nipoli Kamdar IBL Senator Fall 2022
Ryan Wade GSMA Senator Fall 2023
Steve Browne Senator At-Large Fall 2023
Tamara Burback MT Senator Fall 2023
Wil Tsai ASCSU Senator Fall 2024