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Cal Maritime Unity Council

The Unity Council is a presidentially-appointed group of staff, faculty, and students at Cal Maritime devoted to advancing the academy's commitment to diversity and dedicated to creating an environment in which differences are both welcomed and appreciated.

The Unity Council's major goals are to:
  • Serve as an advisory group to the President and the Vice Presidents on issues of diversity at Cal Maritime, and
  • Identify and implement policies, initiatives and programs that sustain Cal Maritime's efforts to foster a diverse and accepting campus community
Term:  November 1 - October 31
Membership: Academic Affairs (4); Administration and Finance (3; University Advancement (2); Student Affairs (3); Academic Senate (4); At-large representatives from the staff and faculty (2); Students (4); Local Community (2).
Unity Council Members, 2015 – 2016:

Acting Chair:  John Buchanan

Members:  Nipoli Kamdar, Christine Smith; Demetra Miller, Cecilia Santos, Charles Constantine, Ian Wallace, Frank Yip, Susan Foft, Pat Hollister, Dinesh Pinsetty, Shari-Smiljanic-Villa, Michael Walker

Members at Large:  Cynthia Trevisan, Ingrid C. Williams


To contact the Unity Council, e-mail unitycouncil@csum.edu.