• Chair, Vice President, Instruction: Tim McGrath
  • Dean, Arts and Languages, Leslie Shimazaki
  • Dean, Business and Technology: Danene Brown
  • Dean, Health Sciences/Public Services: Margie Fritch
  • Dean, Humanities: Dr. Andrew MacNeill
  • Interim Dean, Learning Resources and Technology: Dr. David Fierro
  • Dean, Mathematics and Natural Sciences: Dr. Saeid Eidgahy
  • Dean, Physical Education, Health Education and Athletics: Dave Evans
  • Dean, Social/Behavioral Sciences and Multicultural Studies: Dr. Charles Zappia

The Instructional Deans' Council coordinates the day-to-day activities of the Division of Instruction and develops near and mid-term plans for instructional activities and initiatives.

Activities of concern include but are not limited to: Catalog and Schedule Development, Curriculum, Enrollment Management, Accreditation, Athletics, Research, Articulation, Tutoring, Faculty Hiring, Faculty Evaluation, Basic Skills, Student Learning Outcomes, Program Review, Instructional Technology, Distance Education, Instructional Equipment and Library Materials (IELM), New and Adjunct Faculty Orientation, Classroom Assignment, Staff Development, and Flex.

The Instructional Deans' Council provides management representatives from the Division of Instruction to serve on various campus committees.  Whenever necessary, the Council invites representatives from Administrative Services and/or Student Services divisions to attend Council meetings to resolve particular areas of mutual concern or to provide a forum for all-management training.

Members of the Instructional Deans' Council participate on an individual basis in many campus-wide activities, committees, and ad-hoc committees and report on those activities to the Council as a whole.


Wednesday; 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • Chair, Vice President of Instruction
  • Dean, Arts and Languages
  • Dean, Business, Computer Studies & Technologies
  • Dean, Health Sciences/Public Health
  • Dean, Humanities
  • Dean, Learning Resources & Instructional Support
  • Dean, Math and Natural Sciences
  • Dean, Physical Education, Health Education & Athletics
  • Dean, Social/Behavioral Sciences & Multicultural Studies
  • Dean, Instructional Services, Resource Development and Research
  • Academic Senate Representative (Ex-Officio)

Revised: 10/01; 10/02; 9/03; 10/04; 9/05; 10/06; 9/7/07; 3/28/08; 10/08; 9/09; 10/04/10; 09/22/11; 09/28/12