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Strategic Plan

Research and Creative Endeavors Task Force

The Research and Creative Endeavors task force has the two working groups.  The two working groups are Research and Creative Endeavors.  Each working group is responsible for identifying goals and initiatives for their respective areas.

Read the Charge to the Research and Creative Endeavors Task Force.

Task Force Members

  • Joyce Gattas, Academic Affairs (co-chair)
  • Stephen Welter, Academic Affairs (co-chair)
  • David Hayhurst, Academic Affairs
  • Matt Cecil, Associated Students Representative
  • Rob O'Keefe, Associated Students Representative        
  • Pete Garcia, Community Representative 
  • Bob Wolfson, Research Foundation
  • Wayne Beach, Senate Representative
  • Sandy Bernstein, Senate Representative
  • Donna Conaty, Senate Representative
  • Robert Dowell, Senate Representative
  • John Gordon, Senate Representative
  • Georg Matt, Senate Representative
  • Cezar Ornatowski, Senate Representative
  • Gloria Rhodes, Senate Representative
  • Joanne Ferchland-Parella, University Relations and Development



Creative and Performing Arts Working Group Members
  • Donna Conaty, Academic Affairs (co-chair)
  • Joyce Gattas, Academic Affairs (co-chair)
  • Jamie Gillchrist, Associated Students Representative
  • Kristin Sword, Associated Students Representative
  • Pete Garcia, Community Representative
  • Victoria Hamilton, Community Representatives
  • Nancy Worlie, KPBS
  • John Baxter, Senate Representative
  • John Gordon, Senate Representative
  • Ilya Kaminsky, Senate Representative
  • Randy Reinholz, Senate Representative
  • Loren Schreiber, Senate Representative
  • Jay Sheehan, Senate Representative
  • Tina Yapelli, Senate Representative
  • Joanne Ferchland-Parella, University Relations and Development

Research Working Group Members

  • Linda Gallo, Academic Affairs (co-chair)
  • Stephen Welter, Academic Affairs (co-chair)
  • David Hayhurst, Academic Affairs
  • Matt Cecil, Associated Students Representative
  • Robert Terry, Associated Students Representative
  • Athena Philis-Tsimikas, Community Representative 
  • Michelle Goetz, Research Foundation
  • Bob Wolfson, Research Foundation
  • Steve Barbone, Senate Representative
  • Sandy Bernstein, Senate Representative
  • Joanna Brooks, Senate Representative
  • Temesgen Garoma Ararsso, Senate Representative
  • Tracy Love-Geffen, Senate Representative
  • Rob Malouf, Senate Representative
  • Georg Matt, Senate Representative
  • Ben Moraga, University Relations and Development

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Open Forums

Research and Creative Endeavors Task Force   
11 a.m., Oct. 1, 2012
Alumni Center, Fowler Family Ballroom

Creative and Performing Arts Working Group   
11 a.m., Oct. 1, 2012
Alumni Center, Fowler Family Ballroom

Research Working Group   
11 a.m., Oct. 1, 2012
Alumni Center, Fowler Family Ballroom

Complete Schedule of Open Forums