ACTIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Board elected the following slate of officers for
B. Lang, President
M. Padberg, Vice
A. Fuentes, Clerk
of the Board
Raghu P. Mathur congratulated President
Lang and commended him for his genuine
interest in team building and willingness to recognize
of the Board Fuentes announced
of Robert E. King (right) as the
new Vice Chancellor of Human Resources and Dr.
Allan MacDougall (left) as interim Vice Chancellor
of Technology and Learning Services.
President David B. Lang thanked
the Board for their vote of confidence in re-electing
him President. He expressed that the Board has much
to take pride in. The Colleges have the best faculty
in the state, and during the past year the District
has established goals and begun updating the facilities
and master plan. A socioeconomic impact report has documented
that public funding in our Colleges has a return on
investment to the regional economy that any CEO would
be proud of. He mentioned that there is more work to
be done to address recommendations by accreditation
teams and the balancing of current programs needs with
long term infrastructure needs.
President Nancy M. Padberg attended
many holiday events and athletic banquets this month.
She expressed her support for classified staff. She
attended the California Community College League of
California convention in San Francisco. Among
the many distinguished alumni receiving awards was IVC
graduate Amali Tower. Ms. Tower was honored because
of her work as co-founder of Bridge 2 Peace.
of the Board Thomas A. Fuentes announced
that former IVC Foundation Chair Tom Wall
has established a $20,000 scholarship endowment at IVC.
The Foundation will accept donations to this endowment
to benefit future generations of IVC students. He saluted
Mr. Wall who is battling terminal cancer.
William O. Jay wished
everyone happy holidays and recognized the devotion
of the classified staff.
Marcia Milchiker acknowledged
Tom Wall as a great person and thanked
him for the funding that he has helped to raise over
the years. She expressed her hopes for a conclusion
to contract matters and wished everyone a happy holiday
Donald P. Wagner wished
everyone happy holidays.
John S. Williams attended
the Education and Law Conference sponsored by CSU San
Diego and San Diego Community College District. He wished
everyone a happy and safe holiday season.
Trustee Paul Ho attended
an IVC Wind Symphony concert and is looking forward
to when they can perform in the new Performing Arts
Raghu P. Mathur congratulated
the new vice chancellors. He complimented the faculty,
administrators and staff of both Colleges for the excellent
work that is going on in curriculum development, program
review and student learning outcomes. He thanked Katie
Slavin, District Director of Business Services, who
is retiring after more than 17 years of service to the
President Richard McCullough 's written
report included mention of: plans for a Veterans Memorial
to be constructed by Veterans Day 2006; ASG Thanksgiving
turkey drive; Outreach Specialist Leslie Humphrey
reporting on outreach and retention efforts;
Academic Senate forming a standing committee on transfer;
fall athletic accomplishments; Nursing Career Fair;
and Fine Arts performances.
President Glenn Roquemore 's written
report included mention of: applications for scholarships
are now available to high school students on the college
web page; regional recognition for water-saving efforts;
PTK chapter hosted nationally organized Rock the Vote
Day on November 7 to promote elections; and fall athletic
Provost Robert J. Kopecky 's written
report included mention of: holding the first meeting
of the ATEP Foundation, meetings with potential partners,
and continued discussions with Hartford Insurance to
identify potential construction companies for completion
of ATEP buildings.
the Board were a number of staff and faculty and: Wendy
Gabriella, IVC Academic Senate; Lewis
Long, Faculty Association; Connie Zucker,
CSEA; Susan Sweet, IVC Classified Senate;
Mark Sierakowski, SC Classified Senate;
Neena Nawabi, Associated Students of
IVC; and Taylor Ames, SC Associated
- In addition to election of officers, the Board made
the following appointments: Chancellor Mathur as secretary
of the Board and Deputy Chancellor Poertner as assistant
secretary; Trustee Milchiker as representative to the
nominating committee to the Committee on School District
Organization, and Trustee Williams as alternate representative;
Trustee Milchiker as the political action representative
to the Orange County School Boards Association; Trustee
Fuentes as the representative to the Orange County Legislative
Task Force and Trustee Wagner as the alternate representative;
and Trustee Jay as treasurer to the SOCCCD Facilities
BOARD APPROVED. . .
consent calendar items, academic personnel actions, and classified
personnel actions. If you wish to know specifics, please contact
the Office of the President or Deputy Chancellor.
total of $19,813,078 in awards for the construction of the
IVC Performing Arts Center including civil engineering services,
inspector of record, labor compliance, demolition and grading,
site utilities, paving, landscaping and irrigation, concrete,
structural steel, doors, drywall, ceramic tile, carpet and
floor coverings, theater and stage equipment, seating, elevators,
plumbing, painting, etc.
agreement between the District and the Advanced Technology
and Education Park (ATEP) Foundation and the bylaws of the
January 19, 2006 as the election date for classified employees
to vote on whether to create a merit system, authorizing
Administration to meet the District's obligations under
Ed. Code 88051, and creating a tabulation committee consisting
of Connie Zucker, CSEA President; Laura Abrams, Payroll
Manager; and Trustee William Jay.
faculty hiring policy, mutually agreed upon by Administration
and Academic Senates.
of the District's 2004-05 annual audit report.
to Mepco Services, Inc. for $1,826,000 for construction of
the IVC Maintenance and Police Facility, Phase 1.
of $1,848,575 to furnish and install modular buildings for
temporary classrooms at SC.
- monthly financial status report. Click on this link for
report, available for viewing through June 30, 2006.
- Correspondence in the
Board agenda packet included letters and notes extending
appreciation, commendation and compliments to the following,
from SC: Dean Ken Patton, Professor Carmenmara
Hernandez-Bravo, Dean James Wright; and from
the District: Chancellor Mathur, Katie Slavin,
Early Pagal and Jessica Cha.
- The Board meeting will
be broadcast on Friday, December 16 and Saturday, December
17, at 7pm on Saddleback College Channel 39 and Irvine
Valley College Channel 33. SC TV39 has an additional
broadcast on Sunday, December 18 at 7pm.
Orange County Community College District Board of Trustees
A. Fuentes, William O. Jay, David B. Lang, Marcia Milchiker,
Nancy M. Padberg,
P. Wagner, John S. Williams, Paul Ho, Student Trustee
P. Mathur, Ed.D., Chancellor
Board Meeting Update Prepared by:
Tracy Daly, Director
Marketing and Public Affairs