Accreditation Steering Committee

(Governance Committee - Reports to President's Advisory Council)

  1. Be an active resource to the College regarding accreditation issues.
  2. Guide the accreditation progress and process for the College. 
  3. Develop timelines and recommend policies and procedures for accreditation. 
  4. Coordinate training for faculty, staff, management, and students with regard to accreditation standards, policies, and procedures.
  5. Provide guidelines for effective participation in and timely completion of accreditation tasks.
  6. Review and provide input on reports for the ACCJC.
  7. Recommend to the ALO support needs for production and completion of accreditation reports for the ACCJC.
  8. Coordinate with the School of Continuing Education on the Accrediting Commission for Schools WASC accreditation. 
Position Represented Name Term
Accreditation Liaison Officer –  Vice President, Instruction (Co-Chair) Kelly Fowler Ongoing
Faculty Accreditation Coordinator (Co-Chair) (appointed by the Academic Senate) Barbara Mezaki Ongoing
Faculty Accreditation Co-Coordinator (appointed by Academic Senate) Allie Frickert Ongoing
Associate Vice President, Instruction Meghan Chen Ongoing
Director, Research and Institutional Effectiveness Patty Quinones Ongoing
Director, Professional & Organizational Development Lianne Greenlee Ongoing
Provost, School of Continuing Education or Designee Liza Becker Ongoing
Management from Student Services Audrey Yamagata-Noji 2019-22
Management from Administrative Services Michael Carr 2018-21
Management from Human Resources Alexis Carter 2019-21
Academic Senate President or Designee Chisa Uyeki 2021-24
Faculty Association President or Designee Elizabeta Meyer 2019-22
Classified Senate President or Designee Diana Dzib 2021-24
CSEA 262 President or Designee Robert Stubbe 2019-22
CSEA 651 President or Designee Kimberly Butler 2021-24
1 to 2 Students (appointed by the Associated Students) Amber Nuno 2021-22
1 to 2 Students (appointed by the Associated Students Matthew Sosa 2021-22
Outcomes Coordinator Kim-Leiloni Nguyen Ongoing
Noncredit Faculty Member (Appointed by the Academic Senate) L.E. Foisia 2020-23
Faculty Member (Appointed by the Academic Senate) Michelle Shear 2020-24

 Membership Meeting Times

Committee Type Co-Chairs Meeting Schedule Location Time
Governance Kelly Fowler and Barbara Mezaki 1st Friday of the month during the Fall and Spring Semesters   Zoom 10:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.