Council of Department Chairs and Program Coordinators

Charge of the Council

  • Discuss the issues affecting department and program quality.
  • Advise the Faculty Policy Committee (FPC) on workload, entitlement, and other personnel issues.
  • Advise the Education Policy Committee (EPC) on matters of program quality, academic programs, and education policy.
  • Provide input for the Chairs/Coordinator Workshop Agenda.
  • The Council shares its recommendations with the University community in regular reports to the CSUDH Academic Senate and other venues as appropriate.
  • Forum for discussions and recommendations about the responsibilities, challenges, and success of Department Chairs and Program Coordinators.


Committee Membership:

Committee Chair:
Ivonne Heinze Balcazar, Chair, Modern Languages

Michael Laurent, Chair, Marital & Family Therapy

Jim Keville, Chair, Art & Design 

Mohsen Beheshti, Chair, Computer Science
Katy Pinto, Graduate Coordinator & Professor

Myron Sheu, Chair, Information Systems & Operations Management
Jose Martinez, Chair, Business Administration & Public Policy

Laurie Inman, Chair, Liberal Studies