Marcia Milchiker received a special
recognition presented by Chancellor Raghu
P. Mathur in honor of her 20 year anniversary
on the Board of Trustees. Board President David
B. Lang (right) congratulated Trustee Milchiker
who received a standing ovation by all attending
said, “I'm so proud to serve and promote our colleges
to the community and the state. They have a wonderful
reputation throughout the state and the nation.”
President David B. Lang thanked
Chancellor Mathur and the fiscal services staff
for the valuable and educational budget workshop, held
earlier in the day.
President Nancy M. Padberg attended
the California Community College League of California
(CCLC) Legislative Conference in Sacramento during which
participants received an update on the state budget.
She also attended a Chapman University economic forecast
William O. Jay congratulated Deputy
Chancellor Gary Poertner and the fiscal services team
from the District and both Colleges on the outstanding
Marcia Milchiker attended the CCLC
Legislative Conference in Sacramento and many events
at both Colleges including the SC nurse pinning ceremony
and the IVC Astounding Inventions. She recalled that
many years ago Coretta Scott King, who died today, spoke
John S. Williams attended the Community
College Futures Assembly hosted by the University of
Florida . There were excellent presentations and opportunities
to meet with other community college districts which
are partnering with public and private sector organizations,
combining outside investment in return for workforce
Trustee Paul Ho acknowledged that
this meeting marked the end of his first semester as
student trustee. He was humbled by the experience and
will try to improve representation of SC.
Raghu P. Mathur also attended the
Futures Assembly. He gathered excellent information
on best practices and partnerships that will directly
assist ATEP projects and College distance education
programs. Dr. Kjell Christophersen presented the findings
of a recently completed socioeconomic impact study at
the Chancellor's Opening Session. The report, which
documents a dramatic and positive economic affect that
the Colleges have on the region, will soon be available
in print and online. He recently attended a briefing
by the Campaign for College Opportunity which outlined
the need for more funding and public policy development
in order to meet the need for more Californians to attend
college in future years.
President Richard McCullough 's written
report included mention of: celebration of Dr. Martin
Luther King, Jr. event; launch of online scholarship
applications; ASG raised $8,000 for charities last fall;
and updates from the Divisions of Business Sciences,
Vocational Education and Economic Development; Health
Sciences, Human Services and Emeritus Institute; Fine
Arts; and Liberal Arts and Learning Resources.
President Glenn Roquemore 's written
report included mention of: Pepsi vendor donates $25,000
to IVC; accomplishments of music faculty members Dr.
Daniel Luzko and Keatly Haldeman; an anonymous $50,000
donation to the Wind Symphony; and completion of a green
energy retrofit of the heating, ventilation, air conditioning
and power generating equipment, as well as the installation
of photovoltaic panels in the Hart Gymnasium roof.
Technology & Education Park (ATEP) Provost Robert
J. Kopecky 's written report included mention
of: site preparation for the initial one acre campus;
hiring of Tere Fluegeman as Director of Public Information
and Marketing; marketing and public relations efforts;
assistance to the Center for Applied Competitive Technologies
(CACT) program which will eventually be housed at ATEP;
and meetings with potential partners.
the Board were a number of faculty, staff, students,
and Mary Williams, CSEA; Mark
Sierakowski , SC Classified Senate; Cloyce
Kelly , POA; and Taylor Ames ,
SC Associated Student Government.
BOARD APPROVED. . .
consent calendar items, academic personnel actions, and classified
personnel actions, with two exceptions. Item 5 regarding institutional
memberships, the Board voted to approve all except membership
in the American Library Association. Item 28, regarding trustee
mileage reimbursement, was tabled. If you wish to know specifics,
please contact the Office of the President or Deputy Chancellor.
of bids totaling $5,426,830 for electrical, millwork, roofing,
glass, and insurance for the IVC Performing Arts Center.
augmentation of $2,326,000 from basic aid for the IVC Performing
Arts Center. This same amount was deleted from the “Fine Arts
Building” project on the basic aid project list. The total
cost of the building is $31,744,000.
of $1,499,498 to Silver Creek Industries for site construction
at SC lower campus for temporary classroom facilities.
the agreement with L.A. Engineering for the construction of
ATEP site improvements and signage, increasing the cost by
$254,098.76 for a new total cost of $2,168,298.76.
of the ATEP Substantive Change Proposal to be submitted to
the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. This document
describes ATEP, its purpose, and the IVC and SC programs that
will be offered at ATEP.
proposed schedule of discussion topics at 2006 Board meetings.
March: educational and
facilities master plan
April: current legislation
May: privatization – contracting
June: alumni association
July: accountability measures
August: research functions
September: enrollment management/distance
October: review of board
policies and administrative regulations.
of Trustee Marcia Milchiker for the Marian
Bergeson Award, an annual award to recognize trustees by the
Orange County School Boards Association.
for administration to investigate the impact of implementing
the Automatic Student Voter Registration Project. The goal
of the project is to streamline voter registration by providing
an opportunity to register to vote while registering for classes.
non-resident tuition fee of $156 per semester unit for 2006-07
(the current fee is $151 per unit), and maintaining the current
capital outlay fee and application fee at $22 per semester
unit and $48, respectively.
of the results of the merit system election held on January
19. The question, “Shall the merit (civil service) system
for classified employees be applicable in the South Orange
County Community College District,” did not carry a simple
majority of votes cast.
sabbaticals for: Julie Bright, Brenda Bruno, Claire
Cesareo-Silva, Donna Gray, Craig Grossman, Scott Howlett,
Matthew Hunt, Jerry McGrath, Sharon Nussenbaum, James Repka,
Priscilla Ross, William Summers, Fawn Tanriverdi, Samantha
Venable, and Michelle Wolff .
an honorary associate degree from IVC to Mr. Tom Wall
, past chairman of the IVC Foundation, who has established
a scholarship endowment.
Civic Light Opera 2006 production expenditures for two musicals
this summer: “Smokey Joe's Cafe” and “Footloose”.
MEETINGS AND PRESENTATIONS
workshop was held prior to the Board meeting to review
the tentative budget for 2006-07 and the impact on both
gkkworks and Maas Companies presented a status report
of the Educational and Facilities Master Plan for SC,
IVC and ATEP campuses. The report is on schedule for
completion by March 1.
in the Board agenda packet included letters and notes
extending appreciation, commendation and compliments
to the following, from SC: Art Department faculty, and
from IVC: Spanish instructor Jeanne Egasse.
Board meeting will be broadcast on Friday, February
3 and Saturday, February 4, at 7pm, on Saddleback
College Channel 39 and Irvine Valley College Channel
33. SC TV39 has an additional broadcast on Sunday,
February 5 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, District Director
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