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Faculty Senate

About the Senate

As stated in the Faculty Senate by-laws, the main purpose of the Senate is to

  1. study, with assistance of as many faculty members as is feasible, matters related to academic and professional standards and affairs of the College; and
  2. make recommendations to the administration and/or Governing Board.

Senate Meetings

Meetings are held in the Cheryl A. Epple Board Room on Tuesdays (except the third Tuesday) during the fall and spring semester from 11:05 AM - 12:20 PM.


Any individual with a disability, who requires reasonable accommodation to participate in a meeting, may request assistance (72hours in advance) by contacting the:
Faculty Senate Office – 11110 Alondra Boulevard - Norwalk, California 90650
(562) 860-2451, Extension 2252 

With "Stay-at-Home" orders in place, Senate meetings will be held via Zoom until further notice.

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In November 2019, the Cerritos College Faculty Senate transitioned to BoardDocs to distribute meeting information, including agendas and minutes.

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 Senate Membership

The membership of the Senate consists of full-time academic persons who do not perform any services for the College that require an administrative or supervisory credential, or whose major assignment is not administrative in nature, and who are tenured. Senators are elected by division (see by-laws for details).

 Senate Leadership

Senate leadership consists of the Senate President, Vice President, and Secretary.

Dennis Falcon

Dennis Falcon
Ext. 2762 

Ralph Casas

Ralph Casas
Vice President
Ext. 2565

Lisa Boutin-Vitela

Lisa Boutin-Vitela
Ext. 2615





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