Meet Your Board Leaders

The CFA Board of Directors oversees the governance of CFA, carries out its policies, and acts on behalf of the membership and the Assembly in consultation with the Council of Presidents, Council of Lecturers, and Council for Racial & Social Justice subject to the limitations of the Articles of Incorporation, the Bylaws, the laws of the State of California, and policies and directives of the Assembly. The CFA Board is composed of 30 faculty members. CFA’s explicit commitment to racial and social justice is demonstrated throughout the organization, including representation of historically underrepresented groups within the Board of Directors.

Officers

Charles Toombs

president
Africana Studies, San Diego State

Diane Blair

Secretary
Communication, Fresno State

Kevin Wehr

Vice President
Sociology, Sacramento State

Vang Vang

Treasurer
Library, Fresno State

Margarita Berta-Ávila

Associate Vice President, North
Bilingual and Multicultural Education, Sacramento State

Gregory “Chris” Brown

Associate Vice President, South
Criminal Justice, CSU Fullerton

Meghan O’Donnell

Associate Vice President, Lecturers, North
Humanities & Communication, CSU Monterey Bay

Monisha “Moe” Miller

Associate Vice President, Lecturers, South
Politics, Administration, and Justice, CSU Fullerton

Chris Cox

Associate Vice President, Racial and Social Justice, North
Sociology, San Jose State

Sharon Elise

Associate Vice President, Racial and Social Justice, North
Sociology, CSU San Marcos

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Chapter President Representatives

David Gove

CFA Bakersfield President
Mathematics, CSU Bakersfield

James Martel

CFA San Francisco President
Political Science, San Francisco State

Erma Jean Sims

CFA Sonoma President
Education, Sonoma State
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Rachael Stryker

CFA East Bay President
Human Development & Women’s Studies, CSU East Bay

 Lecturers’ Representatives

Ali Kashani

Lecturers’ Council Representative, CFA San Francisco
Political Science, San Francisco State
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Lisa Kawamura

Lecturers’ Council Representative, CFA Cal Poly SLO
Communication Studies, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Leda Ramos

Lecturers’ Council Representative, CFA Los Angeles
Chicana/o & Latina/o Studies, CSU Los Angeles
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Sharmin Khan

Lecturers’ Council Representative, CFA San Jose
Linguistics & Language Development, San Jose State

Council for Racial & Social Justice Representatives

Dorothy Chen Maynard

CRSJ Representative
Health Science & Human Ecology, CSU San Bernardino

Susan Frawley

CRSJ Representative
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies, Chico State

Aparna Sinha

CRSJ Representative
Culture & Communication, California Maritime Academy

Delphia D. Williams

CRSJ Representative
Library, CSU Northridge

Committee Chairs

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Vacant

Coaches Committee Chair

Antonio Gallo

Contract Development/Bargaining Strategy Chair
Chicana/o Studies, CSU Northridge

Carolyn Caffrey Gardner

Librarians' Committee Chair
Library, CSU Dominguez Hills

Nicola Walters

membership & Organizing Committee Chair
Politics, Humboldt State

Steven Filling

Political Action Legislative Committee Chair
Accounting, CSU Stanislaus
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Molly Talcott

Representation Committee Chair
Sociology, CSU Los Angeles

Jay Robertson Howell

Counselors’ Committee Chair
Counselor, CSU San Marcos

Richard Saenz

Retired Faculty Committee Chair
Retired, Physics, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Staff Union Representative

Jackie Teepen

CHESU Representative, CFA Staff
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