Steering Committee

Faculty Representatives (Membership, Title)

Other Senate Officers

Email the Steering Committee at

Ask questions of Steering Committee during their "office hours" 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Mondays (or day following a Monday schedule) and 1:00 - 2:00 PM Fridays (or days following a Friday schedule) when CUNY classes are in session.

Office hour link

As per Academic Senate Bylaws, Article I. Section 4. Officers

  1. The Academic Senate shall elect a chairperson, a vice-chairperson, and a secretary for the Academic Senate, from among members elected at large to the Senate, for a one-year term. These three elected members of the Academic Senate shall constitute a Steering Committee of the Senate. The Academic Senate shall also elect a member of the Senate to serve as Parliamentarian. Nominations and elections for the Steering Committee of the Senate shall be conducted directly from the floor at the duly convened May meeting of the Academic Senate except in the case of the first Senate body.
  2. Vacancies in the Steering Committee or the office of Parliamentarian shall be filled by election of a person normally eligible for such office to fill the unexpired term. Nomination and election shall be conducted from the floor at the Senate meeting next following the occurrence of the vacancy.
  3. The Steering Committee of the Academic Senate shall represent the interest of and uphold the policies adopted by the Academic Senate when it is not in session. It shall report to the Senate, at its next regular meeting, such College actions that may have been implemented while the Academic Senate was not in session. If such action requires the immediate establishment of new policy, a special meeting of the Academic Senate shall be called.


Please refer to below video for guidance on using Cascade Content Management System to update your committee webpage.

 Tutorial Video for editing your committee webpage NOTE: Your minutes, agenda or AR may need to be linked to an index or document page. Go to 4:59 in the tutorial video to see how to do that. 

Tutorial video for updating Committee Guide Addendum (This is your committee-specific member guide)

Refer to the Senate Proposal Template to craft a Proposal from your committee for Senate consideration.

The ending of the Governor's Open Meetings Law emergency waiver means that Senate and Senate Standing Committee meetings must return to an in-person format. Please email Steering Committee for guidance on this, and refer to the document below for details.

Open Meetings Law Full Text



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