CCGG Governance

CCGG is overseen by an elected Board of Directors consisting of no more than 29 elected or appointed directors. Our current Board of Directors is listed below.


Executive Board

  • President, Kelly Niles-Yokum, PhD (University of LaVerne)
  • President-Elect, vacant
  • Immediate Past President, Tara Gruenewald, PhD (Chapman University)
  • Vice-President,  Maria Claver, PhD (California State University, Long Beach)
  • Secretary, Mary Marshall, PhD (California State University, Long Beach)
  • Treasurer, Suzanne Beaumaster, PhD (University of LaVerne)

Board Members

  • University of California System Representative: Vacant
  • California State University System Representative: Laura Zettel-Watson (California State University, Fullerton) & Emiko Takagi, PhD (California State University, San Francisco)
  • Private Universities/Four-Year Colleges Representative, Vacant
  • Public or Private Two-Year Colleges Representative: Laurinda Reynolds (American River College)
  • Member-at-Large: Alexandra Wilkinson-Korn, MSG (California State University, Long Beach)
  • Member-at-Large: Donna Jensen, PhD, LCSW (California State University, Sacramento)
  • Member-at-Large: Cheryl Osborne, EdD, MSN, RN, FAGHE (California State University, Sacramento)
  • Member-at-Large: Marivel Zialcita, JD (MMZ Law)
  • Student Representative: Melina Wulin