California State University Emeritus & Retired Faculty & Staff Association

 

Standing Committees

CSUF-ERFSA Liaisons and Archivist

Liaison to the California Faculty Association:  James Swartz (Pomona) jeswartz@cpp.edu.

Liaison to the CSU Academic Senate:  Barry Pasternack (Fullerton) bpasternack@fullerton.edu.

Archivist:  Joanna Dunklee (Dominguez Hills) adunklee@socal.rr.com.

Grant Awards

The Grant Awards Committee consists of the Chair and from two to six members. The committee evaluates grant award proposals and recommends grant awards to the CSU-ERFSA Executive Committee.

Committee Chair

Marshelle Thobaben (Humboldt)
mt1@humboldt.edu 

Members

Don Wort (East Bay)

Beatrice Pressley (East Bay)

Legislative Affairs

The Legislative Affairs Committee consists of the Director of Legislative Affairs and two to six 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

Robert Girling (Sonoma)
girling@sonoma.edu.  

Members

Ted Anagnoson (Los Angeles)
David Elliott (San Jose)
Judith Stanley (East Bay).

Health Benefits

The Health Benefits Committee consists of Director of Health Benefits and from two 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.

[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.]

Health Benefits Committee Chair

David Wagner (Sacramento) 
wagnerdl3294@gmail.com.  

Members

Marshelle Thobaben (Humboldt)
Robert Wilson (San Jose)
Alan Wade (Sacramento).

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee is composed of a Chair and from two to six 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

Edward Aubert (Stanislaus) 
edwardaubert@charter.net

Members

Ken Fulgham (Humboldt) vice-chair (alternate Bernadette Cheyne)
Rita Jones (Long Beach)
Carol Riley (Long Beach)
Diana Guerin (Fullerton).

Pre- and Post-Retirement Committee

The Pre- and Post-Retirement Committee consists of a Chair and from two to six 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

Thomas Donahue (San Diego) 
thdonahu@mail.sdsu.edu

Members

Donald Gerth (Sacramento)
Ralph Huntsinger (Chico)
Harry Sharp (San Luis Obispo).

Publications Committee

The Publications Committee is composed of a Chair and two to five 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

Ted Anagnoson (Los Angeles) tanagno@calstatela.edu

Members

Judson Grenier (Dominguez Hills)
Iris Shah (Northridge)
Mark Shapiro (Fullerton)
Frieda Stahl (Los Angeles)

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee is an ad hoc committee, which nominates candidates for the various CSU-ERFSA offices and also selects three at-large members of the State Council.  The membership of the 2020 Nominating Committee will be announced at a later date.