Board Meeting Highlights

Board Meeting Highlights

October 26, 2015

 

COMMENDATIONS....................................................................

South Orange County Community College District   South Orange County Community College District   South Orange County Community College District
IVC President Glenn Roquemore commended IVC students Nick Capobianco, Megan Francisco, Courtney Maroney, Berkeley Nguyen, Michael Ortega, Hyungki Park, Parmida Shariat, Tracy Tonnu, Christopher Tran, Christopher Villanueva and Justin Young for their achievement in the 2015 UC Davis C-STEM RoboPlay Competition. He also thanked Project Director Merry Kim and Computer Science Instructor Chan Loke for their leadership in the event.   SC President Tod Burnett commended Jennie McCue, Director of Marketing and Communications, Stephanie Reyna, New Media and Marketing Specialist, Donna Pribyl, Senior Graphic Designer, and Heather Siemon, Senior Graphic Designer, for their marketing initiatives that won medallion awards at the recent National Council on Marketing and Public Relations conference.    SC President Tod Burnett commended four former players and staff who have been inducted into the California Community College Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Inductees include legendary defensive coordinator and martial arts instructor Vince McCullough, longtime offensive coordinator and National Champion head coach Bill Cunerty, former Saddleback administrator Bill Kelly, and record-setting tailback Toby Whipple.

 

DISCUSSION .........................................................................

Saddleback College and Irvine Valley College - Accreditation Activities

Saddleback College and Irvine Valley College presidents, faculty and staff provided an overview of accreditation activities currently underway at the colleges.

 

THE BOARD APPROVED .............................................................

Pictures of Board Members

  • All consent calendar items, general action items, and academic and classified personnel actions with amendments item 5.11 (cover page); item 6.9 Exhibit D (page 1 of 1); Item 6.14, Exhibit A.I.1 (page 8 of 11); and item 6.15 Exhibit B (page 1 of 1). For additional information, please contact the chancellor, college president or appropriate vice chancellor.
  • Saddleback College revised instructional material and laboratory fees for 2015-2016.
  • Saddleback College Speech & Debate Team and their coaches to attend the Hell Froze Over Tournament in Austin, TX at a cost not to exceed $10,860.
  • Amendment No. 1 with LCC3 Construction Services, Inc. to provide DSA inspector of record services for the Saddleback College Sciences Building project through May 1, 2016 in the amount of $105,000, for a revised contract amount of $420,360.
  • Saddleback College Cosmetology and Cosmetician (Esthetician) Amendment No. 1 to the agreements with Advance Beauty College to increase the hourly rate from $4.50 to $5.00 beginning November 1, 2015.
  • Curriculum changes and additions for the 2016-17 academic year at both colleges.
  • Amendment No. 1 with Christy White Associates in the amount of $127,307 for a one year contract extension increasing the total contract amount to $498,214 for auditing services.
  • Update of Authorized Signature List of Board of Trustees’ Designees to Approve Documents and Contracts.
  • Amendment to the Human Resource and Financial Software System Master Services Agreement with Workday, Inc. to include the addition of a Employee Recruitment Module, in the amount of $126,000.
  • Letter of Intent to establish collaborative operating agreements for radio station licensees between California State University, Northridge (KCSN) and Saddleback College (KSBR) and authorize staff to move into the next stages of negotiations. Click here to view the PowerPoint presentation.

  • Amendment No. 1 with Kitchell CEM, Inc. to provide construction management services for the Saddleback College Sciences Building project through May 16, 2016 in the amount of $186,872 for a revised contract amount of $1,359,822.

  • Change Order No. 3 in the amount of $84,247 with Solpac Construction, Inc. (dba Soltek Pacific Construction Company) for the Saddleback College Technology & Applied Science Building Swing Space project, for a revised total contract amount of $7,065,697.

  • Amendment No. 8 in the amount of $2,350 with R2A Architecture for the Saddleback College Technology & Applied Science Building Swing Space project for a total fee of $753,468.

  • Change Order No. 5 with Swinerton Builders for the Irvine Valley College Liberal Arts Building project resulting in an increase of $22,382, for a revised contract total of $9,255,734, with no increase to the project duration.
  • Amendment No. 8 in the amount of $8,100 with Dougherty + Dougherty Architects, LLP for the Irvine Valley College Life Sciences Building project for a total fee of $1,422,611.
  • Grant Acceptance for Irvine Valley College: U.S. Department of Education, Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions Program, in the amount of $1,500,000.

  • Board Policy Revisions: BP-101 Missions; BP-4117 Family Medical Leave for Administrators and Classified Management Personnel; BP-5050 Student Success and Support Programs; and BP-5404 Sexual and Other Assaults.

  • Payment to Trustee Whitt who was absent from the September 28, 2015 board meeting.
  • A public hearing was conducted to provide an opportunity for the public to comment on the District’s proposal to the SOCCCD Police Officers Association.
  • Saddleback College and Irvine Valley College full-time faculty hiring lists.
  • Faculty Association Academic Employee Master Agreement between the District and the SOCCCDFA for the period July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2018.

REPORTS ............................................................................

  • Trustee Whitt attended and enjoyed many events put on by the colleges including the Saddleback College K-12 partnership breakfast and IVC's 30th anniversary event. Trustee Milchiker also attended a number of events at the colleges including Saddleback College homecoming, The Solar Decathlon and the IVC 30th anniversary event. She remembers when IVC just opened and has enjoyed seeing the college grow. She also attended the Saddleback College K-12 partnership breakfast. Trustee Wright commented that both colleges participated in a moment of silence to honor the victims of the shooting at Umpqua Community College.  He congratulated both the staff and students who took part in the Solar Decathlon with the Casa del Sol house that took ninth place overall and second place in the engineering contest.  He also attended the OCSBA dinner meeting, Saddleback College homecoming, and the IVC 30th anniversary event. Trustee Jemal commented that we, as a community college district, stand in solidarity with Umpqua Community College. He gave the LWTV interview for the month of October and attended the homecoming reception. He was also present at the Solar Decathlon and gave kudos to the students and staff who worked on the Casa del Sol House.   Trustee Prendergast was present for the Solar Decathlon.  He was impressed that most students weren't engineering majors. He attended the OCSBA dinner as well as the ACCT Leadership Congress in San Diego and obtained a lot of valuable information. He also went to the Saddleback College homecoming and the IVC 30th anniversary event. Trustee Jay attended the IVC 30th anniversary event and was impressed by the support of so many entities including the City of Irvine. She was also present at the Saddleback College K-12 partnership breakfast where Dr. Burnett gave the State of the College address. The Dana Point Times ran a story on the new Saddleback College sciences building and how the college is looking toward the future with a number of projects in academia and facilities.  Trustee Lang attended the Solar Decathlon and enjoyed seeing how talented our students are. Student Trustee Momand attended the Saddleback College homecoming and looks forward to the new stadium being built.  He also attended a Saddleback College Lecture Series event.

     
  • Chancellor Gary Poertner made mention of two powerpoints being presented at the board meeting.  The first is in regards to accreditation and how working on it together is a district-wide goal.  The second presentation has to do with KSBR 88.5 and the proposed collaboration with Cal State Northridge and noted that the problem with the frequency interference could be turned into an opportunity.
  • Saddleback College - President Tod Burnett's written report included: the college was the site of a softball game between the Lady Gauchos and the Rockford Peaches, made up of celebrities from the movie "A League of Their Own," female athletes including Julie Foudy and executives from the cable station ESPN W, a division of ESPN focusing on women's sports. The game was a feature of the Women+ Sports Summit, a two-day event that brings together leading voices and industry influencers to create positive change and opportunity for women in sports.  The college homecoming football game was held on Saturday, October 17 against Grossmont College. Prior to the game, Saddleback re-introduced the four former players and staff members who have been selected to be inducted into the California Community College Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame that will take place in March 2016. Those inductees include legendary defensive coordinator and martial arts instructor Vince McCullough, and longtime offensive coordinator and national champion head coach Bill Cunerty. Others to be inducted include former Saddleback administrator Bill Kelly and record-setting tailback Toby Whipple, whose 1969-1970 rushing records still stand.  Joey Sellers' jazz lab ensemble performed in the McKinney Theatre with special guest jazz artist Chris Speed from New York.  The art gallery will present a student photography exhibit from October 28 through November 19 in the art gallery.  On Thursday, October 15 at 10:15 a.m., the college participated in the Great Shakeout earthquake drill along with 20.9 million others worldwide.  A tabletop exercise/facilitated discussion was conducted with the Saddleback College Emergency Management Executive Policy Management Group who would quickly convene in case of a real emergency. The group addressed a scenario dealing with a shooting on campus. The exercise/discussion was facilitated by members of the college Police Department, the Orange County Sheriff's Department, and Orange County Fire Authority.  The Office of Marketing and Communications won four medallion awards at the National Council on Marketing and Public Relations conference in Las Vegas. Gold medallions were awarded for the "First. For Opportunity" radio ad, and the Career Focus magazine feature article on women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Bronze medallions were awarded for mobile ads and direct mail pieces to students who have stopped out or have not yet completed a degree or certificate.
  • Irvine Valley College - President Glenn Roquemore’s written report included: the college Foundation held its Golf Classic at the Oak Creek Golf Course to support the students and programs at the college.   Dr. Stephen Rochford, president of the Music Association of California Community Colleges (CCC), Southern Section, spoke to future music majors and their parents at the Orange County School of the Arts.  English department, IVC library, ASIVC, and the English Club co-hosted the Banned Books Read-Out: Young Adult Edition. Students, faculty, staff and administrators celebrated the freedom to read and brought forth awareness of censorship in our society. The library held the dedication of the Emigdio Vasquez mural that was moved to its new home in the IVC library. The theater department will showcase its rendition of the Tony Award-winning musical Hairspray.  The Applied Sciences and Engineering Club (ASEC) held its third annual STEM (sciences, technology, engineering and math) Transfer Talk. Representatives from UC Irvine, CSU Fullerton, CSU Long Beach, Cal Poly Pomona, Chapman University, Johns Hopkins University, UCLA, California Institute of Technology, and Saint Mary's College were in attendance to answer questions and speak to students about their STEM programs.  The college participated in the Great California ShakeOut drill. At 10:15 a.m. on October 15, students, faculty and staff practiced the "drop, cover and hold on" method for protecting themselves in the event of an earthquake.  English instructor Summer Serpas attended the California Community Colleges Board of Governors (BOG) meeting. She had the opportunity to speak in front of the BOG and share some of the work in basic skills that the IVC team has been doing as part of the California Acceleration Project. The college will host the fourth annual Irvine Valley College/Saddleback College Student Research Symposium on November 7. Students enrolled at either college will have the opportunity to present their faculty mentored research project.
 

VIEWING ONLINE/TV................................................................

Board meetings can be viewed online at www.socccd.edu. TV broadcasts are scheduled for 7 pm on Friday, Oct. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 31 on Saddleback College Channel 39 and Irvine Valley College Channel 33.  SC TV 39 has an additional broadcast on Sunday, Nov. 1 at 7 pm.

 

South Orange County Community College District Board of Trustees

Barbara J. Jay, Timothy Jemal, David B. Lang, Marcia Milchiker, T.J. Prendergast III,
Terri Whitt, James R. Wright; Lemar Momand, Student Trustee

Gary L. Poertner, Chancellor

 

Board Meeting Highlights Prepared by:
Natalie Cooney for Tere Fluegeman, District Director, Public Affairs and Government Relations
949-582-4920
tfluegeman@socccd.edu