One Book Program
California State University, Sacramento
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6075

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General Public (916) 278-5290
University Union (916) 278-7503
Multi-Cultural Center (916) 278-2377
University Library (916) 278-3672
General Information (916) 278-6156 infodesk@csus.ed

One Book Program Staff

Hellen Lee, Ph.D.
Faculty Coordinator, One Book Program
Associate Professor, Department of English

(916) 278-5344

Janet Hecsh
Interim Coordinator, One Book Program
Adiministrator-in-Charge, University Library

Sally Hitchcock
Interim Co-Coordinator, One Book Program
Coordinator for Community Outreach, University Library

(916) 278-5954
Janett Torset
Administrative Assistant
Academic Affairs
(916) 278-5344

Sheree Meyer, Ph.D.
Dean, Undergraduate Studies
Academic Affairs

(916) 278-5344

One Book Program Interns
Debi Ornellas
English major
Lead Intern
Brieana Krueger
English major

Jessica Oas
English major

One Book Selection Committee

The One Book Selection Committee, comprised of faculty, staff, students and community representatives, bases its decision on the following criteria:

  • Accessibility and appeal to all community members
  • Quality of writing
  • Encourages interdisciplinary thought and sparks passionate discussion in a variety of courses and contexts
  • Explores diverse cultural perspectives
  • Provides challenging opportunities for new learning and exploration
  • Addresses contemporary issues

One Book Selection Committee Members

Krisi Brown, Folsom Lake College
April Butcher, Sacramento Library Foundation
Jazmin Campos, Student
Chad Disharoon, Housing and Residential Life
Sally Hitchcock, University Library
Aja Holmes, Housing and Residential Life
Jordan Holmes, Student
Jennifer Lundmark, Natural Sciences and Math
Jill Macari, Natural Sciences and Math
Sheree Meyer, Academic Affairs
Haley Myers, Parents & Families Program
Sujatha Moni, Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies
Suzette Riddle, University Advancement
Lee Simpson, Honors Program
Maureen Smith, Health and Human Sciences
Christy Solorio, Health and Human Sciences
Kim Zarins, Arts and Letters

If you are interested in serving on the One Book Selection Committee, please contact Hellen Lee, One Book Faculty Coordinator, at

One Book Program Advisory Committee

Aaron Eichenberger, University Staff Assembly
Janet Hecsh, Education
Sally Hitchcock, University Library
Ajamu Lumumba, UNIQUE
Sheree Meyer, Academic Affairs
Suzette Riddle, University Advancement
Lee Simpson, Honors Program
Julie Thomas, Special Collections and Manuscripts, University Library

If you are interested in serving on the One Book Advisory Committee, please contact Hellen Lee, One Book Faculty Coordinator, at

Support One Book

If you would like to support the One Book Program, become a sponsor or partner!

Sacramento State University's One Book Program relies upon the generosity of our sponsors and partners. We are continuing to forge new sponsorships and partnerships. For more information about individual or corporate giving, please contact us at You may also make a gift here; be sure to select One Book Program on the drop-down menu.