The College Planning Committee (CPC) is a participatory governance body that acts as the central coordinating and directive body for the college’s planning efforts. Recommendations from the CPC go to the Board of Trustees for information and/or approval.
The Academic Senate is the primary voice of the faculty in promoting effective participation in the decision-making process of college-wide academic and professional matters.
Elected by faculty-at-large from their respective campuses, senators and alternates serve three-year terms and work to take part in debates, to make motions, to write resolutions in an effort to help steer decision making.
The Classified Senate represents all Classified Staff through the Long Beach Community College District in matters of shared governance. Through shared governance, the Senate supports the separation of governance and collective bargaining as it pertains to negotiable issues and governance issues.