BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING SYNOPSIS
South Orange County Community College District
Monday, June 24, 2002 - Saddleback College


BROADCAST DATES AND TIMES OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING 
Channel 39, Saddleback College
Channel 33, Irvine Valley College
Friday, June 28 - 7:00 p.m. Saturday,June 29 - 7:00 p.m.
Friday, June 28 - 7:00 p.m. Saturday, June 29 - 7:00 p.m.

PUBLIC SESSION BEGAN AT 7:10 P.M. AFTER CLOSED SESSION.

Trustee Nancy Padberg, Board Clerk announced the following Closed Session actions:
The Board voted 7 to 0 to give direction to the administration to engage in no further negotiations relating to a fine arts complex proposal for Irvine Valley College. The Board voted 7 to 0 to adopt a resolution of intention to suspend a classified employee for thirty days. The Board voted 7 to 0 to appoint Dr. Glenn R. Roquemore as President of Irvine Valley College, effective July 1, 2002, starting at Salary Step 1. 

RESOLUTIONS

Trustee Nancy Padberg, Board Clerk, presented Board Resolutions commending and congratulating the Irvine Valley College Women's Basketball 2002 Team, the Irvine Valley College Men's 2002 Basketball Team, 2002 Hayward Award for Excellence recipient Dr. Terri Whitt, Saddleback College nursing instructor, and Dr. Donald L. Busche, Saddleback College Vice President of Instruction, upon his retirement on June 30, 2002.

Irvine Valley College
Men's Basketball 

Coach Jerry Hernandez, on far right, was presented a Board Resolution congratulating the Irvine Valley College Men's Basketball Team 2002 for its excellent third place finish.

IrvineValley College
Women's Basketball

Irvine Valley College Women's Basketball Head Coach Julie Hanks accepts a Board Resolution commending the outstanding coaching and performance of the 2002 team.


Dr. Terri Whitt
Saddleback College
Nursing Instructor

Saddleback College nursing instructor Dr. Terri Whitt was recognized for earning the California Commmunity Colleges 2002 Hayward Award for Excellence in Education.


Dr. Donald L. Busche'
Saddleback College 
Vice President of Instruction

Saddleback College
Vice President of Instruction
Dr. Donald L. Busche, who is retiring on June 30, was honored
for 25 years of "dedication to educational excellence."

BOARD OF TRUSTEES REPORTS

Board President Donald P. Wagner congratulated Dr. Glenn Roquemore on his appointment as President of Irvine Valley College. Trustee Marcia Milchiker also congratulated Dr. Roquemore, and thanked students for speaking at the Board meeting. Trustee John Williams agreed that the ACCT Conference offered a wonderful program. He congratulated Dr. Roquemore on his appointment. He said that the Saddleback College Foundation golf tournament in which he participated with Trustee Lang and instructor Bill Kelly raised $20,000 for scholarships. Vice President Dorothy Fortune thanked everyone for their participation in the selections of Dr. Glenn Roquemore as the President of Irvine Valley College and Hans Kuss as the Vice President of Instruction for Saddleback College, as they are excellent choices. Clerk Nancy Padberg attended the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) regular meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, and commented that it was a good meeting. Trustee David B. Lang did not give a report. Trustee Thomas A. Fuentes asked that the Presidents of Saddleback College and Irvine Valley College work with a committee to plan a patriotic remembrance commemorating the first anniversary of the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attack on America. He also requested that a sign be prepared and placed on the wall designating the SOCCCD location of the board meetings for the television viewing audience.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE ACTIONS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

CHANCELLOR'S/PRESIDENTS' REPORTS

CHANCELLOR RAGHU P. MATHUR reported that he held the first Chancellor's Roundtable Conference. He hosted the K-12 district superintendents and Board of Education representatives in the SOCCCD service area to discuss how to strengthen collaboration and communication. The result is the establishment of a District Coordinating Council headed by Dr. Tom Anderson, Vice Chancellor of Educational Services. Dr. Mathur congratulated Dr. Glenn Roquemore on his selection as President of Irvine Valley College and thanked retiring Saddleback College Vice President of Instruction Dr. Donald L. Busche for his many years of service.
SADDLEBACK COLLEGE PRESIDENT DIXIE BULLOCK announced that Saddleback College will celebrate its 35th Anniversary this year and will have further announcements on special anniversary events. The SC Civic Light Opera (SCLO) is celebrating its 25th Anniversary and has a great summer schedule for the entire family. The new electronic marquee will be installed this summer. The groundbreaking for the new Health Sciences-District Offices Building will be on Wednesday, September 25, 2002. Congratulations to Dr. Roquemore and many thanks to Vice President Don Busche.
IRVINE VALLEY COLLEGE PRESIDENT DR. GLENN ROQUEMORE expressed many thanks and a fond farewell to Don Busche for all of the help he has provided as a valued friend for many years. Dr. Roquemore thanked the members of the Board for placing their trust in him to lead IVC. He announced that summer enrollment is up. He commended the special recognition of IVC students Thomas Santelli and Daniel Taylor.

GOVERNANCE GROUPS' REPORTS

SADDLEBACK COLLEGE ASSOCIATED STUDENT GOVERNMENT
ASG President Tony Bartolini did not give a report.

ASSOCIATED STUDENT OF IRVINE VALLEY COLLEGE
ASIVC President Anthony Kuo did not give a report.

SADDLEBACK COLLEGE CLASSIFIED SENATE
President Matt Suarez did not give a report.

IRVINE VALLEY COLLEGE CLASSIFIED SENATE
President Jamie Cayetano congratulated Dr. Glenn Roquemore on his appointment. The Senate will hold a book sale beginning on July 15th with the goal of raising $1,000 for student schiolarships.

IRVINE VALLEY COLLEGE ACADEMIC SENATE
President Jeffrey Kaufman did not give a report.

SADDLEBACK COLLEGE ACADEMIC SENATE
President Randy Anderson thanked Don Busche for his service and said that he will be missed by all.

SADDLEBACK COLLEGE FACULTY ASSOCIATION
President Mike Merrifield said that he looks forward to next year.

CLASSIFIED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION (CSEA)
President Mary Williams stated that it was sad that negotiations were declared at an impasse, and that the District should value the contributions of classified employees by finding the common ground they share.

ADJOURNMENT
The Board of Trustees meeting adjourned at 9:35 p.m.
 

BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Donald P. Wagner, President - Dorothy Fortune, Vice President - Nancy Padberg, Clerk
Thomas A. Fuentes, Trustee - David B. Lang, Trustee - Marcia Milchiker, Trustee - John S. Williams, Trustee
Dr. Raghu P. Mathur, Chancellor

Student Trustee position is not yet filled.
 
 

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