Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.72
Liaison Roxane Beigel-Coryell
Submission Date March 3, 2023

STARS v2.2

California State University, Channel Islands
PA-3: Inclusive and Participatory Governance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 3.00 Roxane Beigel-Coryell
Sustainability & Energy Manager
Facilities Services
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Does the institution have formal participatory or shared governance bodies through which the following stakeholders can regularly participate in the governance of the institution?:
Yes or No
Students Yes
Academic staff Yes
Non-academic staff Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal participatory or shared governance bodies:

CSU Channel Islands has several formal participatory and shared governance bodies with a variety of functions and foci. For example, the Associated Students Inc. on campus is governed by the ASI Board which consists of students, administrators, staff, faculty, and a community member. The ASI Board provides:
• Oversight and conception of all governing documents,
• Recommendations on ASI administration & Student Union budgets
• Recommendations on ASI budget allocations for student organizations & Student Life programming

Additionally, the President's Planning and Policy Council is comprised of students, faculty and staff. It is the role of the President's Planning and Policy Council to develop, review and recommend administrative policy to the President.

CI's Staff Council is made up of elected representatives from each of the 5 divisions (Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Business & Financial Affairs, Advancement, and Office of the President). CI Staff Council organizes programs and services to bring staff together, addresses university and community issues not covered by the collective bargaining agreement, and reports directly to the campus President.

The Academic Senate is the official representative legislative body of the University and speaks on behalf of the University community on matters within its purview. The purpose of the Senate is to recommend policy on curriculum, academic standards, criteria and standards for the selection, retention and tenure of faculty members and other matters that affect faculty and students.


Total number of individuals on the institution’s highest governing body:
18

Number of students representing their peers as official members of the institution’s highest governing body:
2

Number of academic staff representing their peers as official members of the institution’s highest governing body:
1

Number of non-academic staff representing their peers as official members of the institution’s highest governing body:
0

Number of women serving as official members of the institution’s highest governing body:
10

Percentage of official members of the highest governing body that are women:
55.56

Website URL where information about the institution’s highest governing body may be found:
Does the institution host or support one or more formal bodies through which external stakeholders have a regular voice in institutional decisions that affect them?:
No

A brief description of the campus-community council or equivalent body that gives external stakeholders a regular voice in institutional decisions that affect them:

The University Advisory Council assists the university in effectively carrying out its mission. The Advisory Council serves in an advisory capacity and is called upon at the discretion of the President to seek counsel and advice as needed. The Council's membership includes key external stakeholders in the region. The membership consists of:
--Jose Barrera, State Director, California League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
--Vanessa Bechtel, CEO, Ventura County Community Foundation
--Kristin Decas, CEO and Port Director, Port of Hueneme
--Rick MacLennan, Ed.D., Chancellor, Ventura County Community College District
--Jeff Green, CEO, The Trade Desk
--Jacqui Irwin, Assembly Member, State of California
--Neil Kreisel, Volunteer
--George Leis, President and COO, Montecito Bank & Trust
--Monique Limon, Senator, State of California
--Joe Mendoza, Ph.D., Director of Special Populations Educational Support Department
--Cesar Morales, Ph.D., Superintendent, Ventura County Office of Education
--Shawn Mulchay, Deputy Mayor, City of Camarillo and CSUCI Alum
--Linda Parks, Supervisor, Ventura County
--David Rodriguez, Chair, California League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Foundation
--Blaise Simqu, CEO, SAGE Publications
--Byron Ward, Community Advocacy Coalition

https://www.csuci.edu/president/advisory-council.htm

The University Police Advisory Council has the mission to promote transparency and accountability for the University Police Department (UPD), and to actively seek the advice and counsel of a diverse group of community members regarding issues that impact the safety and quality of life of the students, faculty, staff, residents, and visitors of CSU Channel Islands. The Council's membership includes:
University Police – Lieutenant (Chair)
Human Resources – Employee Relations Manager
Student Affairs – Housing
Student Affairs – At Large
Academic Senate – Representative
Academic Affairs – Faculty at Large
Staff Council – Representative
Student Government – Representative
Inclusive Excellence Committee – Representative
Community Member – University Glen Resident
University Police – Peace Officer
University Police – Civilian Employee
Ex-Officio – Chief of Police

https://www.csuci.edu/publicsafety/upac.htm


Number of people from underrepresented groups serving as official members of the institution’s highest governing body.:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s governance structure is available:
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