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As described in MPC's Resource Guide to Institutional Decision Making, the Committee on Committees subcommittee of Academic Senate is responsible for the recruitment and replacement of faculty appointments to campus standing committees, hiring committees and special task forces.  

If you are aware of a faculty position on a committee which is vacant or if you would like to volunteer for a committee, please use this Committee Vacancies Google document in edit mode to add your information.   Additionally, you should notify the chair of the COC by email at  Should you prefer, please complete the COC request form and forward it to

Committee recruitments/replacements will be identified based on specific committee needs and faculty members' interests, expertise, and availability. Openings will be announced via all users email at least a week prior to presentation of nominees to Academic Senate.  Nominees must be forwarded to the Academic Senate for approval. Once approved, appointed faculty and committee chairs will be notified of newly appointed seats by the Committee on Committees.

 Membership in the Committee on Committees is comprised of:

  • Chair, elected by the MPC Academic Senate
  • 5-7 faculty members appointed by MPC Academic Senate (at least one of whom is an Academic Senate Senator)
  • 2 ex officio members from MPCTA and the District, respectively.

Current membership of the Committee on Committees includes:

 Name  Department  Position
Susanne Muszala General Counseling Chair 
 Carrie Ballard  General Counseling  
 Paola Gilbert  Humanities  

 Abeje Ambaw

 Life Science