Higher Education Issues Committee

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The Higher Education Issues Committee consists of faculty and staff representing our community colleges and four-year universities, public and private The committee seeks to identify and monitor significant issues affecting higher education in California.

PRIORITIES

  • Monitor state and federal statues and regulatory policies that generate or affect educational issues in our colleges and universities.
  • Track higher ed policy issues and provide advice to the CFT legislative department in these areas.
  • Provide a forum for faculty and staff to engage in dialogue and support each other in efforts to make meaningful change.
  • Collect and distribute model contract language regarding key issues.
  • Organize workshops and produce materials to ensure that CFT locals have the information to be effective advocates locally on higher education policy issues.
  • Seek out and disseminate information about key issues from AFT Higher Education and other organizations.

MEMBERS

Monica Malamud, Co-Chair, San Mateo Community College Federation of Teachers  
Veronica Miranda, Co-Chair, Cerritos College Faculty Federation  
Rameshor Bhandari, Los Angeles College Faculty Guild  
Chris Cofer, Los Angeles College Faculty Guild  
Emily Haraldson, Glendale College Guild  
Tobin Keller, Cabrillo College Federation of Teachers
Oranit Limmaneeprasert, Los Rios College Federation of Teachers
Felipe Lopez, Los Angeles College Faculty Guild
Melissa Medich, Adjunct Faculty United  
Jason Newman, Los Rios College Federation of Teachers  
Erum Syed,
Los Angeles College Faculty Guild  
Claire Thorson, Cabrillo College Federation of Teachers  
Rosalba Villalobos, AFT College Staff Guild-Los Angeles
Matthew Hardy, Staff Liaison