Officers and Senators

CCAHE officers and instructional unit Senators meet on the first and third Thursday of each month.                                    

If you ever have a question about the contract or about your rights as a union represented faculty member, contact your instructional unit Senator or a CCAHE officer by clicking on their name below. 

Suzanne Southerland

Vice President:

Yusufu Kamara


Sydney Brahmavar 

Aaron Bingham

BEECH Senators:

Nancy Novak

Alexis Nelson

Tyler Frank

BHS Senators:

Lisa Aepfelbacher  

Yusufu Kamara

Mike Arnold


Cara Cocchiarella 

Hannah Jackson

SOFA Senators:

Don Appert

Michael Ceriello  

Senseney Stokes

CLASS Senator:

Shayna Collins

WPTE/STEM Senators:

Carol Hsu

Aaron Bingham  

Dwight Hughes


Adjunct Senators:

Sydney Brahmavar 

Siri Wickramaratne

Greg Finley

As a CCAHE member, your able to vote for your representatives and/or run for a seat: 

  • Full-time Senators are elected every other year and adjunct Senators are elected annually by their unit CCAHE faculty members. 
    • BEECH (3), SOFA (3) & STEM (2) Senators are elected in odd-numbered years.  
    • BHS (3), CLASS (1) & WPTE (2) Senators are elected in even-numbered years.
    • Adjunct Senators are elected each year. 
    • Contact Suzanne Southerland if you're interested in running for Senate. 
  • President and vice president are elected every two years by the general membership. 
  • Treasurer and Secretary are appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate every two years.
  • Adjunct Outreach Officer is appointed by the Senate and is Sydney Brahmavar.