Committees

Student Advisory Committee

Purpose: The purpose of the Student Advisory Committee is to review Accessibility Services (AS) policies and processes, providing suggestions for improvement where needed. Additionally, this advisory committee will provide AS with insight on the student experience at Cal State East Bay, enabling AS to proactively target areas of improvement across the campus.

Member requirements: Be a student with a disability, receiving services from AS.

Time Commitment: One year term. Meetings occur once per month.

To apply, please submit the Application for the Student Advisory Commitee for Accessibility Services.

Members of Student Advisory Commitee

Name

Bio

Lolita Hill

Marnee Wafer-Hoecker

 

Stace Jones

 

Wallace Da Silva

 

Rochelle Abrams

 

Chi Hang

 

Kandace Davis

 

Amy Rodrigues

 

Camille Gilmore

 

Lori Watkins

 

Felecia Hubbard

 

Faculty Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Faculty Advisory Committee is to review Accessibility Services (AS) policies and processes, providing suggestions for improvement where needed. Additionally, this advisory committee will provide AS with insight on the faculty experience at Cal State East Bay, enabling AS to proactively target areas of improvement.
Members of Faculty Advisory Commitee
Cesar Maloles Marketing
Hasan Tahir Chemistry & Biochemistry
Levent  Ertaul Computer Science
Arnab Mukherjea Health Sciences
Kevin Callahan Mathematics
Maria Cho Nursing
Steve Asztalos Physics
Kristin Layous Psychology
Wendy Rummerfield Statistics & Biostatistics
Michael Henninger Art
Janet Green Art
Christopher Palmore Criminal Justice Administration
Douglas Taylor English
John Bunce Human Development & Women's Studies
Raphael Garcia Modern Languages & Literatures
Michael Moon Public Affairs & Administration
Michelle Charron Social Work
Eric Kupers Theatre & Dance

Disability Access and Compliance Committee

The broad purpose of this committee is to assist in the evaluation of campus specific issues relating to compliance with CSU Executive Orders and federal/state laws through review of current campus policies and procedures relating to students with disabilities. Specifically the committee, and its subcommittees, will develop plans and recommend priorities relating to programs and services for students with disabilities. 

At this time, there are 5 subcommittees (though more may be added as priorities are determined). The subcommittees are:

  1. Physical Access

  2. Program Access

  3. Web and Communication Access 

  4. Curriculum Access and Universal Design Initiatives

  5. Accommodation Review (Ad Hoc)

Physical Access

The purpose of the physical Access Subcommittee is to review and update the campus master plan for structural access.
Physical Access Members
Parking and Transportation Brenda Amaral
Risk Management Tom Poon
Student Representative Chi Hang
Facilities Anne Leung
Accessibility Services Pamela Baird

Program Access

The Purpose of the Program Access Subcommittee is to collaborate with campus partners and assist in coordinating access at campus events and to create inclusive programming resources.
Program Access Members
Student Services Cookie Garrett
Staff Representative Loren Smith
Student Representative Hailey Corum
Accessibility Services Rochelle Thompson
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Web and Communication Access (ATI)

The purpose of the Web and Communication Access Subcommittee, also known as the Accessible Technology Initiative Committee, is to perform VPAT/ICT reviews and to create and update the campus master plan for web accessibility. 
Web and Communication Access Members
Assistive Technology Coordinator Doug Ferguson
ITS Gene Lim

Academic Affairs Representative

Philip Cole-Regis
Accessibility Services Pamela Baird

Curriculum Access and Universal Design Initiatives

The purpose of the Curriculum Access and Universal Design Initiatives Subcommittee is to review and update online resources related to curriculum accessibility and to collaborate with the departments of Faculty Development and Curricultum Development to create Universal Design for Learning resources for faculty. 
Curriculum Access and Universal Design Inititatives Members
Academic Affairs Representative Mitch Watnik
Faculty Development  Keri O'neal
Online Campus Serena Khgadai
Assistive Technology Coordinator Doug Ferguson
Faculty Representative TBA
Student Representative Chi Hang
Accessibility Services Rochelle Thompson

Accommodation Review (Ad Hoc)

The Accommodation Review Subcommittee will consist of representatives from Accessibility Services, faculty representatives from 3 different academic departments across at least 2 different colleges, a representative from Academic Affairs (appointed by the Provost), and the Student Services Representative. 

This committee will be convened at the request of Accessibility Services when a determination of reasonableness must be made regarding a student requested accommodation in a specific class or regarding the general reasonableness of an accommodation for a class or program which could be applied to all future requests by a student.