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Ombuds Services

What is an Ombuds Person?

An Ombuds person serves as a neutral or impartial dispute resolution practitioner whose major function is to provide confidential and informal assistance to the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences community, which includes students, staff, faculty, and/or administrators.  The person in this role supplements, but does not replace, the University’s existing resources for formal conflict resolution.

View the Ombuds Person Job Description (.pdf)

Who do I contact?

Dr. Thomas Spencer-Walters

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Dr. Thomas Spencer-Walters
CSBS Ombuds Person
Office: SN 211
Email: tom.spencer.walters@csun.edu

Dr. Thomas Spencer-Walters is available to aid in the resolution of conflicts, disputes and/or complaints of our college faculty, staff, and students.