DATES AND TIMES OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING
OF TRUSTEES MEETING SYNOPSIS
Orange County Community College District
Monday, February 25, 2002 – Saddleback College
39, Saddleback College:
Channel 33, Irvine Valley College:
Friday 3/1 7p.m. Saturday, 3/2 7 p.m.
Friday, 3/1 7 p.m. Saturday, 3/2 7 p.m.
PUBLIC SESSION BEGAN AT 6:00 P.M. FOLLOWED
BY CLOSED SESSION.
Board Clerk Trustee Nancy Padberg announced the following Closed
Session actions: Dr. Glenn Roquemore was selected to serve as the
Interim President of Irvine Valley College, effective immediately.
Vice President Dorothy Fortune led the Invocation and Board Clerk Nancy
Padberg led the Pledge of Allegiance.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES REPORTS
Board President Donald P. Wagner congratulated Dr. Mathur on
his appointment as Chancellor. He expressed his appreciation to Trustee
Padberg for her hard work on behalf of SOCCCD. Trustee Marcia
Milchiker announced that the Orange County School Boards Association
will host a speaker, a teacher from Long Beach, on March 20, 2002.
Trustee John Williams congratulated Dr. Mathur on his appointment
as Chancellor. He also urged SOCCCD to be aware that we may not receive
anticipated state monies due to the increased state budget deficit, now
estimated to be $5 billion higher. Vice President Dorothy Fortune
congratulated Chancellor Mathur on his recent appointment, commending him
as a dedicated and hard-working administrator. She conveyed her best
wishes to Trustee John Williams on his candidacy for O.C. Public Administrator-Guardian.
Nancy Padberg congratulated the IVC Men’s Basketball Team for making
it to the State Finals. She attended the Orange County Legislative
Task Force (OCLTF) meeting at the North O.C. CCD and met with Congressman
Ken Calvert. She is continuing to work on the Tustin Base issues.
Dave Lang gave no report. Trustee Thomas A. Fuentes gave
Student Trustee Steven McCarty congratulated Dr. Mathur
and professors who recognized African American month.
REQUEST FOR REPORTS
Student Trustee Steven McCarty requested a report on the status
of the millwork and woodworking programs at Saddleback College. Trustee
Marcia Milchiker requested three reports: 1. The status of the Emeritus
Institute programs at Irvine Valley College and Saddleback College.
2. The cost of constructing a Nursing building at Saddleback College.
3. How much land is in the jurisdiction of SOCCCD at the Tustin and
El Toro bases. Trustee Dave Lang requested that Deputy
Chancellor Gary Poertner provide a fiscal impact report to be updated monthly
on setting aside revenue contingencies for the Tustin and El Toro bases.
The Board approved all requests for reports.
The Board of Trustees presented a Resolution congratulating former
Chancellor Richard A. Jones, Ed.D. for his service to SOCCCD and
commending his 46-year career in higher education.
|Board Clerk Nancy Padberg presents a resolution
commending former Interim Chancellor Richard A. Jones, Ed.D. for
his leadership and service.
||Dr. Raghu P. Mathur expressed his "gratitude
to the Board of Trustees for their expression of confidence in my ability
to serve as Chancellor." He is "pleased to serve SOCCCD."
Valley College Music Professor Steven Rochford introduces two members of
the IVC Wind Symphony, standing, photo on right.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE ACTIONS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
ACADEMIC PERSONNEL ACTIONS:
The Consent Calendar was unanimously approved by the Board.
The Board accepted as an Information item a report by LPA Architects on
the feasibility of three sites for District offices on the Saddleback College
campus. LPA reported that each site is suitable for constructing a building,
and that the Avery site has the greatest visibility from the street.
The Board heard a report on the Bookstore profits at each campus. Trustee
Fortune requested that the student governments on both campuses consider
reducing their reserves from bookstore sales in order to give students
more discounts on books.
The Board unanimously approved the selection of Mr. Paul Higgins,
a 1983 Saddleback Alum and Chapman University 2001 Alumni of the Year and
President of Athletes in Motion, as Saddleback Commencement Speaker on
May 17, 2002.
The Board unanimously approved revised instructional fees to be increased
no more than the actual cost of materials.
The Board unanimously approved payment for architectural services for the
relocation and construction of a new greenhouse at Saddleback College.
The Board referred an procedural item back to the IVC Foundation Board
of Governors for further revisions.
The Board unanimously approved referring an item on legal fees to the Board
leadership for a recommendation.
The Board unanimously approved Trustee Marcia Milchiker to continue
as the representative to the Orange County School Boards Association (OCSBA)
where she currently serves as Vice President of Programs.
The Board accepted an Information item from a request by Trustee Nancy
Padberg for a report. The report demonstrates that the men’s and women’s
athletic programs at Saddleback College and Irvine Valley College are in
compliance with Title IX.
The Monthly and the Quarterly Financial Status Report ending December 31,
2001 were accepted as Information items.
The Quarterly Investment Financial Report for the period ending December
31, 2001 was accepted as an Information item.
Board Clerk Trustee Nancy Padberg was nominated for the Marian Bergeson
Award of the Orange County School Boards Association.
Board Policy 2100.1, Delegation of Authority to the Academic Senate, was
approved as revised.
The Board approved a Faculty Association request to enter into negotiations
with SOCCCD to disburse $1,120,000.00 one-time funds under SB 735 for salary
increases for part-time faculty and full time faculty overload.
The Board unanimously approved the Saddleback College lower campus demolition,
greenhouse relocation and landscape improvement project allocation from
the District Basic Aid account of $1,518,598 to complete the project.
The Board accepted for Review and Study the potential to participate in
the Peace Officer Standards and Training Program (P.O.S.T.) program at
The Board approved the $175,000 starting salary for the Chancellor.
The Board approved the purchase of 110 desktop computers through CMAS for
Saddleback College in the amount of $132,532.50.
Ralph Grajeda is employed as a part-time Saddleback College Physical
Education instructor, effective 1/07/02.
Debby Vail is employed as a part-time Nursing instructor at Saddleback
College, effective 1/07/02.
Lisa Alvarez is employed as a full-time instructor in Humanities
and Languages at Irvine Valley College and will have a reduction in teaching
contract to 60% workload for spring 2002.
Patricia Evans-Wallin is employed as a full-time instructor of Mathematics
at Saddleback College and will have a reduction in teaching contract to
66.67% workload effective with the 2002-03 academic year.
Marjorie Leusebrink is employed as a full time instructor in Humanities
and Languages at Irvine Valley College and will take a leave of absence
based on 15 OSH for the fall 2002 semester.
Julie Bright is employed as a Dean of Health, Human Services and
Emeritus Institute at Saddleback College and will retreat to the classroom
in the Health Sciences effective July 1,2002.
Robert W. Olson will retire as a Psychology instructor, Saddleback
College Social and Behavioral Sciences, effective May 17, 2002. Start
date: September 1, 1968.
Richard A. Jones, Ed.D. will resign as SOCCCD Interim Chancellor
effective February 28, 2002.
CLASSIFIED PERSONNEL ACTIONS:
Edward Booth is to be employed as a Saddleback College Instructional
Assistance Specialist, a new position approved on October 29, 2001.
Nancy Flacco is to be employed as a Saddleback College Administrative
Clerk, Admissions, Records, and Enrollment, effective 3/04/02.
Ettie Graham is to be employed as the Assistant Director, Human
Resources, District, effective January 30, 2002, a new position approved
August 27, 2001.
Barbara Kipp is to be employed as an Instructional Assistance Specialist,
Liberal Arts and Learning, Saddleback College, effective 1/7/02.
Paul Lee Tang is to be employed as an Applications Specialist II,
Advanced Technology, Irvine Valley College, effective 2/04/02.
Patrick Eades is to be employed as Groundskeeper, Maintenance and
Operations, Saddleback College effective 3/01/02.
Kurt J. Terens is to be employed as an Automotive Equipment Mechanic,
a replacement position for Larry Mathes who resigned, Maintenance and Operations,
Saddleback College effective 3/01/02.
Francisco Salinas, Custodian, Maintenance and Operations, Saddleback
College, effective 1/02/02, a replacement position for Carl Nakazawa who
Jeanne Venditti, Administrative Assistant II has been give a change
of assignment to the Office of Instruction and Humanities and Fine Arts
at Irvine Valley College, effective 2/12/02, a replacement position for
Jannie Self whose term of employment ended.
Dr. Raghu P. Mathur, Chancellor, said that he is holding meetings
with District staff, administrators, and managers and has distributed a
questionnaire to solicit suggestions and to determine the “right track”
for the administration. He expressed his appreciation to the Board
for his appointment as the Chancellor and he thanked Trustee Thomas
A. Fuentes for introducing him to Dr. Rod Paige, U.S. Secretary
of Education. Dr. Mathur said as it was an honor to receive his
SADDLEBACK COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS BY PRESIDENT DIXIE BULLOCK:
The Saddleback College Civic Light Opera (SCLO) celebrated its 25th Anniversary
with a very successful Gala program produced by Director Geoff English
and sponsored by the Angels support group. Former SCLO performers, many
of whom are professional Emmy and Tony Award winners, entertained a sell-out
crowd. The 2002 Men’s Basketball Team coached by Head
Coach Bill Brummel, 2001 Coach of the Year, has won 18 consecutive
games and posted 29 consecutive Conference wins in that last three seasons.
The Saddleback College Nursing Program has received notification
of a state award of $122,000 provided under AB 87 to address the critical
nursing shortage to pay for faculty and related costs to educate an additional
11 students over the next two years. Dr. Terri Whitt has been
nominated by the Saddleback College Academic Senate for the Hayward
Award of Excellence. She will give a Nursing Distance Education
demonstration at the Saddleback College Open House, lower campus, room
S1. The 29th annual Holiday Student
Art Sale was attended by upwards of 3,000 people and netted $15,315
– its highest total ever. The
Mission Viejo City Council awarded
$10,000 to the Angels to launch the 2002 Saddleback Civic Light Opera
(SCLO). The MV Council awarded an additional $5,000 to the Saddleback
Children’s Festival to produce two family musicals. President Bullock
will make an appearance in the musical comedy “Smile” opening at
the McKinney Theater March 15 through the 24th. The Division of
Advanced Technology and Applied Sciences is experiencing 14% growth
IRVINE VALLEY COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS BY DR. GLENN
ROQUEMORE, INTERIM PRESIDENT:
The SOCCCD Speech and Debate Team comprised of student team members
from both IVC and Saddleback and coached by IVC Professor Gary Rybold
and Saddleback Professor Larry Radden is ranked 2nd in the nation,
ahead of Notre Dame, UC Davis and 300 other four-year and two-year teams,
just behind #1 ranked UC Berkeley, which they’ll try to un-seat in spring
competitions. To assist faculty and staff with the grant-writing
process, Director Ann Doty and Cathy Hasson have written a “Grant
Development Handbook,” available from the Office of Research, Planning,
and Grants. IVC writing professor Dr. Michelle Mitchell-Foust,
an award-winning author, was nominated in January for a Pulitzer Prize
for her book of poetry, Circassian Girl. The 15th annual Astounding
Inventions of the Future Fair was the biggest ever, attracting upwards
of 500 students, their families, and friends from the Irvine, Tustin,
and Laguna Beach Unified School Districts. Special thanks to
event co-sponsors Conexant, ASIVC, Allergan, Barkley Court Reporters,
Inventors Forum, Frank and Sandra Micheletti, Uniscribe, Unisys, and Whitmont
Legal Copy. Construction of the new soccer field is finished, complete
with a sophisticated drainage system, chain link fencing, and portable
bleachers. Facilities Director Nelson Cayabyab and Police
Chief Owen Kreza coordinated the completion of programs and the completion
of the Disaster/Safety Guide and Injury and Illness Prevention Program
(IIPP) manuals that will be available beginning on March 30th.
IRVINE VALLEY COLLEGE AND SADDLEBACK COLLEGE
STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATIONS
No report was given.
SADDLEBACK COLLEGE ACADEMIC SENATE
Academic Senate President Alannah Orrison provided a written
IRVINE VALLEY COLLEGE ACADEMIC SENATE
Academic Senate President Lewis Long did not give a report.
CLASSIFIED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION (CSEA)
President Mary Williams did not give a report.
IRVINE VALLEY COLLEGE CLASSIFIED SENATE
President Jaime Cayetano congratulated Dr. Mathur on his appointment
as Chancellor and announced that Classified Development Day and the awarding
of service pins will be held on March 27, 2002 at the El Adobe Restaurant
in San Juan Capistrano.
PEACE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION
President Cloyce Kelly offered congratulations to Chancellor
Mathur and thanked the board for considering P.O.S.T. standards.
Student Trusteee Steven McCarthy congratulates
Dr. Raghu P. Mathur
on his appointment as SOCCCD Chancellor.
|IVC Vice President of Instruction Dr.
Glenn Roquemore was named Interim President of Irvine Valley College.
||Chancellor Mathur offered his congratulations
to Dr. Roquemore on his appointment by the Board of Trustees as IVC
The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 9:10 p.m.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES: Donald P. Wagner,
Dorothy Fortune, Vice President - Nancy Padberg, Clerk
Thomas A. Fuentes, Trustee - Dave Lang, Trustee
Marcia Milchiker, Trustee - John Williams, Trustee
Steven McCarty, Student Trustee
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Last Updated: 02/28/02