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LAUC-LA Handbook: Professional Governance

This guide provides information and background documents for LAUC-LA Committees to carry out their charges. For a committee’s charge and roster, click that committee tab and a drop-down menu will lead to the procedures and documents for each committee.


Timeline is dependent upon the charge received from the LAUC-LA Chair.


Committee on Professional Governance
Committee Charge


General Charge:

The Committee is charged with fulfilling its standing Charge as stated in Article VI. Section 5 of the LAUC-LA Bylaws:

a. The Committee shall consist of three to five members.

b. The Chair of the Committee shall serve as a member of the LAUC-LA Executive Board for a period of one year, commencing September 1.

c. The committee shall undertake a continuing review of issues concerning standards for appointment, promotion and career status; revisions in the Academic Personnel Manual; bylaw changes and amendments; and other professional governance matters. The committee may suggest revisions to the bylaws to the Executive Board for consideration.

Specific charges for 2022-23 TBA.


Doug Johnson, Chair (2024)

Ruby Bell-Gam (2024)

Hong Cheng (2025)

Caitlin Hunter (2025)

Michael Oppenheim (2025)

LAUC-LA Representative to Statewide Committee on Professional Governance: Kevin Balster (2024)

To contact any of these people, go to the LAUC-LA Members Directory or the UCLA Directory.

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