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CSU-ERFSA Standing Committees
Grant Awards: The Grant Awards Committee consists of a Chair and two members. Using guidelines approved by the State Council, the committee recommends applicants who are deserving of a CSU-ERFA Grant Award. The committee makes its recommendations to the Executive Committee, which makes the final determination. The Chair of the Grant Awards Committee serves on the State Council.
Grant Awards Committee Chair (2018-19): Marshelle Thobaben (Humboldt) . Members: Judith Hunt (Sonoma), Beatrice Pressley (East Bay).
Legislative Affairs: The Legislative Affairs Committee consists of the Director of Legislative Affairs and two members. The committee follows legislation, California Public Employees' Retirement System Board decisions, and other actions that affect the welfare of CSU-ERFA members. The committee makes recommendations to the Executive Committee and State Council. The Director of Legislative Affairs serves on the State Council.
Legislative Affairs Committee Chair and Director of Legislative Affairs (2018-19): Alan Wade (Sacramento) . Members: Ted Anagnoson (Los Angeles), Leni CooK (Dominguez Hills), David Elliott (San Jose), Sylvia Navari (Sacramento), and Judith Stanley (East Bay).
Health Benefits: The Health Benefits Committee consists of Director of Health Benefits and from three to six members. The committee follows discussions, decisions, and actions of the California Public Employees' Retirement System Board of Administration, the California Legislature, California executive agencies, Congress, and federal government agencies that relate to health benefits, especially those affecting retirees. The committee makes recommendations to the Executive Committee and the State Council. The Chair of the Health Benefits Committee serves on the State Council.
Health Benefits Committee Chair (2018-19): David Wagner (Sacramento) . Members: Juanita Barrena (Sacramento), David DuFault (San Diego), Marshelle Thobaben (Humboldt), Robert Wilson (San Jose), and Alan Wade (Sacramento).
[N.B. Members are reminded that if they call on the services of the Health Benefits Committee or its chair to represent them to another agency, e.g. CalPERS , they must EXPLICITLY give the Committee in writing or by email permission to use their data and name. Otherwise their case can only be presented as a general, not a specific, inquiry.]
Membership Committee: The Membership Committee is composed of a Chair and four members. It provides up-to-date lists of retired faculty members and works on the recruitment of new members and the retention of existing members. The Chair of the Membership Committee serves on the State Council.
Membership Committee Chair (2018-19): Edward Aubert (Stanislaus) . Members: Ken Fulgham (Humboldt), Rita Jones (Long Beach), Nancy Owens (Northridge), and Barry Pasternack (Fullerton).
Pre- and Post-Retirement Committee: The Pre- and Post-Retirement Committee consists of a Chair and two members. The committee keeps the the membership informed about retirement program needs and strategies to improve members' retirement status. When appropriate, it coordinates its efforts with those of the Legislative Affairs Committee. The committee also consults with campus affiliates on the development of pre- and post-retirement programs. The Chair of the Pre- and Post-Retirement Committee serves on the State Council.
Pre- and Post-Retirement Committee Chair (2018-19): Thomas Donahue (San Diego) . Members: Donald Gerth (Sacramento), Ralph Huntsinger (Chico), and Harry Sharp (San Luis Obispo).
Publications Committee: The Publications Committee is composed of a Chair and three members. The committee develops policies relating to the organization's periodic and occasional publications (The Reporter, the CSU-ERFA web pages, the pocket calendar, the Survivor's Guide, etc.)
Publications Committee Chair (2018-19): Ted Anagnoson (Los Angeles) . Members: Vincent Buck (Fullerton), Judson Grenier (Dominguez Hills), Iris Shah (Northridge), Mark Shapiro (Fullerton), and Frieda Stahl (Los Angeles).
Nominating Committee: The Nominating Committee nominates candidates for the various CSU-ERFSA offices and also selects three at-large members of the State Council. The membership of the 2019 Nominating Committee will be announced at a later date.
CSUF-ERFSA Liaisons and Archivist
Liaison to the California Faculty Association: Leni Cook (Dominguez Hills) .
Liaison to the CSU Academic Senate: James Swartz (Pomona) .
Archivist: Joanna Dunklee (Dominguez Hills) .
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