Program Governance

Governance Structure

The SFSU Doctorate in Educational Leadership is governed by an Executive Committee consisting of faculty, staff, and students. The program is staffed by the interim director, the interim associate director, the graduate coordinator, and the academic office coordinator, and is overseen by the deans of graduate studies and the Graduate College of Education.

Ed.D. Program Staff

Ed.D. Program Staff
Ed.D. Program Staff Email

Dr. Barbara Henderson, Director



Alesha Sohler, Program Analyst

Dr. Chris Collins, Academic Advisor
SF State Burk Hall Building

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee provides direct oversight of all aspects of the program including: recruitment, admissions, curriculum, assessment, and other academic and administrative issues. The Committee supports the director in the day-to-day academic administration of the Educational Leadership Program. It is comprised of a minimum of eight faculty members selected by the Governance Board and the Director. In addition, each year three student representatives are selected, one from each of the current cohorts.

Executive Committee
Executive Committee Email
Barbara Henderson
Andrea Goldfien
Robert Gabriner
Stephanie Sisk-Hilton
George Barganier
Angelica Garcia
Dawn-Ellysa Fischer
Jamal Cooks
Carol Johnson — 2016 Cohort Representative  
Mallory Stevens — 2016 Cohort Representative  
Lauren Ford — 2017 Cohort Representative  
Norma Salcedo — 2017 Cohort Representative  
Florentino Ubungen — 2018 Cohort Representative  

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