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College Senate

The College Senate forms their opinions on any subject relevant to the College's interests and makes suggestions or recommendations to the appropriate College committee, officer, or Campus Council for further consideration.

The College Senate seeks advice from and makes policy recommendations to the President of the College, the appropriate College Committee, and/or Campus Council for further consideration, and in all areas of College activity. It may establish standing and special committees to deal with specific issues. The College Senate may also elect to submit recommendations to the NOVA Board of Directors through the President of the College.

The College Senate nominates representatives for appointment to College Standing committees and elects members to the College Forum Committees.

NOVA Senate Membership 2019-20
Name Role Representing
Stacy Slaten Teaching Faculty Alexandria
Elizabeth Lanthier Teaching Faculty Alexandria
Teba Aljumaili Professional Faculty Alexandria
Ivy Beringer Administrative Faculty Alexandria
Marilyn Odaka Classified Staff Alexandria
Christina Wells Teaching Faculty Annandale
Kelly DeSenti Professional Faculty Annandale
Regina Sanders Professional Faculty Annandale
Braddlee Administrative Faculty Annandale
Judy Gomez Classified Staff  Annandale
Mike Polcen Teaching Faculty Loudoun
Julie Combs Professional Faculty Loudoun
Lisa Stelle Professional Faculty Loudoun
Debbie Wyne Administrative Faculty Loudoun
Mike McMillon Classified Staff  Loudoun
Ashlie Warnick  Teaching Faculty Manassas
Donna Minnich Professional Faculty Manassas
Edward Zuniga Professional Faculty Manassas
Diane Mucci Administrative Faculty Manassas
Maureen Townsend Classified Staff  Manassas
Beth Shewmaker Teaching Faculty MEC
Mary Moseley Teaching Faculty MEC
Kathleen Deal Teaching Faculty MEC
Beatrice McKeithen Administrative Faculty MEC
Imran Kudawala Classified Staff  MEC
Tamara Warren-Chinyani Teaching Faculty Woodbridge
Kerry Cotter Professional Faculty Woodbridge
Stephanie Dupal Teaching Faculty Woodbridge
Kathy Bohnstedt Administrative Faculty Woodbridge
Negina Noorzada Classified Staff  Woodbridge
Kristin Balbuena Professional Faculty College Staff 
Robert Johnson Classified Staff  College Staff 
Michelle Gee Classified Staff  College Staff 
Alexander Case Administrative Faculty College Staff 
Jack Zegeer Classified Staff  College Staff 
Tammy Currie Presidential Appointee
Santwana Das Presidential Appointee
Pamela Hilbert Presidential Appointee
Katherine Hitchcock Presidential Appointee
Jack Lechelt Presidential Appointee
Tykesha Myrick Presidential Appointee
Ellen Fancher-Ruiz Presidential Appointee
Patrick Dawes Parliamentarian

Third Thursday of the month from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. in Brault 321 

  • Sept. 20, 2018
  • Oct. 18, 2018
  • Nov. 15, 2018
  • Jan. 17, 2019
  • Feb. 21, 2019
  • Mar. 21, 2019
  • Apr. 18, 2019