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Faculty Affairs Staff

Diane Guido, Ph.D., MBA 
Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs

Diane Guido is Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs.  Prior to this appointment,
she served as Vice Provost at Azusa Pacific University from 2003 to 2019,
where she was responsible for academic affairs including research and grants,
Fulbright program advising, and academic support services. She also served as
an Associate Dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Azusa Pacific and as
Associate Dean at Claremont Graduate University. She completed her undergraduate
studies in Foreign Languages at Pepperdine University and earned certificates in the
German language from the University of Heidelberg.  She holds an M.B.A from the
Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Business at Claremont Graduate University as
well as a Ph.D. in European History from Claremont Graduate University. She was a
Fulbright scholar to Germany and is the author of The German League for the
Prevention of Women’s Emancipation: Antifeminism in Germany1912-1920 (Peter Lang, 2010).

Michelle C. Kilmnick
Director for Faculty Affairs 
(818) 677-6729

Michelle Kilmnick in her office

Carmen Lichtscheidl, MPA
Senior Academic Personnel Analyst
(818) 677-7877

  • Faculty Hiring (Tenure-Track)
  • VISAS (H-1B) – Tenure-Track Hires 
  • VISAS (J-1) Research Scholars and Student Interns
  • Chair Appointments 
  • Office Workflow
  • GRIF Appointments
  • Personnel, Planning & Review Committee
  • Interfolio Training
  • CHRS Faculty Recruiting 

Albert Alcazar
Academic Personnel Analyst
(818) 677-4758

  • Compensation Questions
  • Lecturer Issues
  • Retired Lecturers
  • Unit 11 Questions
  • Unit 11 Hiring Position Forms
  • Entitlement Questions
  • Negotiated Salary Increases
  • Emergency Hires
  • Retention Tenure and Promotion – Lists & Questions
  • Post Tenure Review – Lists & Questions
  • Sabbaticals & Difference in Pay Leaves


Chanel Johnson, M.Ed. 
Academic Personnel Analyst 
(818) 677-4953

  • Additional Employment (125% Policy)
  • Faculty Early Retirement Program (FERP)
  • Academic Calendar
  • Faculty Leaves (without pay, parental)
  • CHRS Faculty Recruiting 


Confidential Office Support

  • AVP calendar, travel
  • Adjunct faculty appointments
  • Emeritus Faculty Nominations
  • Chair Leadership Academy 
  • Department Chairs Orientation and Department Chairs & Deans Retreat, Events
  • Office Manager, Budget, Student Assistants 

Lex Noblejas
Student Assistant

Antony Ibrahim
Student Assistant