July 30, 2018

  • Invocation by Trustee David Lang
  • Pledge of Allegiance by Trustee Marcia Milchiker

 

  • Board Reports:
    • Trustee Timothy Jemal: Welcomed Chancellor Burke and thanked everyone on the many messages of condolences he received from fellow Trustees, staff and faculty on his mother’s recent passing.
    • Trustee Barbara Jay: Welcomed Chancellor Burke and informed fellow Trustees that she recently traveled to her family’s home state of Vermont and visited the University of Vermont. On her tour of the campus, she was informed about the cost of tuition and associated fees. She was shocked to learn that the fees are very high. She stated that she is grateful to live in California where the cost of higher education is affordable.
    • Trustee David Lang: Is looking forward to hearing the Board updates on recent legislation that holds colleges and universities accountable to address high dropout rates and to ensure student success in the classroom.
    • Trustee Marcia Milchiker: Welcomed Chancellor Burke and reported that she recently attended the 2018 State of the County Luncheon and the June meeting of the Orange County Legislative Task Force. This year the Task Force meetings are hosted by the Coast Community College District. She is looking forward to attending the various Opening Week activities at Saddleback College and Irvine Valley College during August 12 -17.
    • Trustee T.J. Prendergast III: Welcomed both Chancellor Burke and Student Trustee Hoang to the Board.
    • Trustee James Wright: Welcomed Chancellor Burke and applauded both colleges for their outstanding written reports. He noted that IVC is hosting its fourth Annual Laser Week and congratulated Automotive Technology for its outstanding accreditation visit and evaluation report.
    • Student Trustee Hoang: Thanked the Trustees on her appointment and reported that she has been in discussions with ASG presidents at IVC and Saddleback Colleges on joint efforts related to both food and housing insecurity.
    • Chancellor Kathleen F. Burke: Thanked the Board of Trustees on her appointment and reported that she had met with representatives from congresswoman Mimi Walters at the new ATEP offices and enjoyed a tour of the facility.  Written Report
    • Irvine Valley College President’s Report: President Roquemore welcomed Chancellor Burke and reported that many people had told him of how fortunate the district is to have her as its leaderIrvine Valley College Written Report
    • Saddleback College President’s Report: In President Buysse’s absence, Juan Avalos, Vice President of Student Services, welcomed Chancellor Burke to the district and reported that 250 students have been accepted to the Saddleback College Promise Program. Saddleback College Written Report
    • Irvine Valley College Associated Student Government President’s Report: Matthew Rosborough, Associated Student Government President, reported that the move into their new headquarters is underway. He also reported that, along with a representative from IVC’s Associated Student Government, he attended two retreats in July and enjoyed meeting with new Student Trustee Hoang. ASIVC Written Report
    • Saddleback College Associated Student Government President’s Report: Reported that they are planning Candidate Forums in the fall.
    • Board Request(s) for Reports: Trustee Jay requested a report on how the Irvine Valley College and Saddleback College foundations fund their staff positions.

 

  • Discussion Items
    • AB 705 Update: Representatives from Saddleback College and Irvine Valley College provided an overview and update of their compliance with AB 705, which amended the Student Success Act of 2012 to address completion of accelerated ESL programs and college-level English and math curriculum. Item 4.1  Exhibit A  PowerPoint Presentation
    • Early College and Dual Enrollment: An overview of the Dual Enrollment Program was provided by a representative from Irvine Valley College. About 1,200 K-12 students enroll in IVC classes each year. Item 4.2  Exhibit A  PowerPoint Presentation

     

  • Consent Calendar Items
    • Approved minutes of Special Meeting and Regular Meeting held on June 25, 2018.
    • Approved proposed revised and deleted curriculum for the 2018-19 academic year at Saddleback College.
    • Approved general fund honoraria for speakers for events and/or classes at Saddleback College and Irvine Valley College.
    • Authorized filing the Notice of Completion for the Irvine Valley College Horizontal Drilling for A-400 Building Recycled Water project to Amtek Construction for a final contract amount of $85,333.
    • Approved amendment with Goodwill Industries of Orange County for providing interpreting services for hearing impaired students at Irvine Valley College for $115,000 effective August 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.
    • Approved out of state travel requests for student participants, dates, locations, courses and costs.
    • Authorized the chancellor to proceed with the actions necessary to dissolve the nonprofit corporation known as the Facilities Corporation 2011 of the South Orange County Community College District.
    • Approved Trustees’ requests for attending conference(s).
    • Approved the six firms listed for a pool from which to draw building envelope consultant services, from July 30, 2018 to July 29, 2023.
    • Approved the sale of surplus property and authorized the Executive Director of Procurement, Central Services and Risk Management to hire a private auction firm to conduct the auction, and to dispose of items not sold at the auction.
    • Adopted a resolution establishing the required state constitutional appropriations limit for FY 2018-2019 for the South Orange County Community College District.

 

  • General Action Items
    • Approved the Saddleback College Innovation and Effectiveness Grant Agreement for one-time funds of $200,000 from the Santa Clarita Community College District.  Item 6.3  Exhibit A
    • Approved Regional Strong Workforce Participation Agreements between Rancho Santiago Community College District and SOCCCD for Irvine Valley College, awarding Irvine Valley College $581,595 and Saddleback College $1,924,089, for the period of July 1, 2016 to December 31, 2018. Item 6.4 Exhibit A and Item 6.5   Exhibit A
    • Approved Regional Strong Workforce Participation Agreements between Rancho Santiago Community College District and SOCCCD – awarding Irvine Valley College $156,968 and $142,296 for the funding years July 1, 2017 to December 31, 2019 and July 1, 2018 to December 31, 2020, respectively. Item 6.6   Exhibit A
    • Approved Regional Strong Workforce Participation Agreements between Rancho Santiago Community College District and SOCCCD – Round 2, Year 1 and Year 2 Funds for Saddleback College, Early College Credit Regional Scale up, awarding Saddleback College $150,000 for the period of July 1, 2017 to December 31, 2019 and $150,000 for the period of July 1, 2018 to December 31, 2020, respectively.  Item 6.7    Exhibit A
    • Approved Regional Strong Workforce Participation Agreements between Rancho Santiago Community College District and SOCCCD – Round 2, Year 1 and Year 2 Fund for Saddleback College, CTE Projects, awarding Saddleback College $1,699,968 for the funding years July 1, 2017 to December 31, 2019 and $1,702,496 for the funding years July 1, 2018 to December 31, 2020, respectively.  Item 6.8 Exhibit A
    • Accepted for Review and Study - College & Career Access Pathways Partnership Agreements for Dual Enrollment between Irvine Valley College and Capistrano Unified School District, Irvine Unified School District and Tustin Unified School District from August 20, 2018 to August 21, 2020. Item 6.9  Exhibit A    Item 6.10  Exhibit A  Item 6.11 Exhibit A
    • Approved the Education Partnership Fund Grant Agreement between the City of Irvine, the Irvine Valley College Foundation and the SOCCCD for $100,000 for the grant term of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020.  Item 6.12   Exhibit A
    • Approved changes to the District’s Five Year Construction Plan for signature and submittal to the State Chancellor’s Office. Item 6.19   Exhibit A
    • Approved revisions to the following Board Policies Item 6.20 Exhibit A:
        • Board Policy and Administrative Regulation
        • Quorum and Voting
        • Public Participation at Board Meetings
        • Speakers
        • Decorum
        • Administrative Organization
        • Delegation of Authority to the College President
        • Weapons on Campus
        • Volunteer Assistance
        • Open Enrollment
        • Prerequisites
        • Corequisites and Advisories Policy
        • Final Exams
        • Speech and Advocacy
  • Congratulated and welcomed new personnel to the district:
    • Debbie Vanschoelandt as Interim Dean of Economic and Workforce Development and Integrated Design, Engineering and Automation (IDEA)
    • Roya Aminzadeh as Transfer Center Counselor
    • Judith Benavidez, Jasmine Dieu and Marianna Wolfe as Counselors
    • Mary Brady as Risk Manager
    • Katie Chappell as New Media and Marketing Specialist
    • Karen Dubert as Employee/Employer Relations Manager
    • James Feigert as Registrar
    • Nicholas Newkirk as Purchasing and Contracts Manager
    • Tamra Nicklin as Senior Administrative Assistant
    • Katrina Rosiak as Administrative Assistant
    • Erika Semanik as Office Assistant
    • James Steeves as Central Services Manager
    • Janice Viskul as Development Assistant II
    • David Yang as Assistant Director of Fiscal Services

 

 

 

Viewing On-Line/TV

The board meeting may be viewed online at www.socccd.edu. Television broadcasts are scheduled for 7 pm on Friday, August 3 and Saturday, August 4 on SC Channel 39 and IVC Channel 33. SC TV 39 has an additional broadcast on Sunday, August 5 at 7 pm.

South Orange County Community College District Board of Trustees

Timothy Jemal, President

Marcia Milchiker, Vice-President

David B. Lang, Member

T.J. Prendergast III, Member

Terri Whitt, Member

James R. Wright; Member

Evelyn Hoang, Student Trustee

South Orange County Community College District Chancellor

Kathleen F. Burke, Ed.D.

Board Meeting Highlights Prepared By:
Heather Moro

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