Director of Supportive Services at IVC, was recognized
by the Board of Trustees as the recipient of the 2005
Achievement of Excellence Award from the American Association
of Community Colleges.
Sholeh Alizadeh ,
ReEntry/Women's Center Services Specialist, was recognized
by the Board of Trustees for her work coordinating the
annual SC Women's Conference.
from the Community College Public Relations Organization
District received FIRST PLACE FOR BEST VIDEO for Vision:Education
“Making the World a Better Place ” . The team responsible
for the video was: Vince Cooper from
IVC, PJ Schramel from SC and Tracy
Daly from the District.
received SECOND PLACE FOR BEST BROCHURE for a fine arts
brochure created by Diane Smith.
received the THIRD PLACE “WILD CARD AWARD” for their electronic
Publicity Request Form. PJ Schramel
and Jerry Hannula were on hand to accept
congratulations to the SC Communications Task Force Team
which included: Rob Hartman, Mark Schiffelbein,
Terry Wedel, Dawn Kamber, Joyce Hanna, Ted Martin
and student Heather Pierce.
District received SECOND PLACE FOR BEST ANNUAL REPORT.
On hand to accept congratulations were: Brenda
Constantino from IVC, Erin Marshall
from the District, and Tracy Daly
from the District. The team effort also included Elaine
Rubenstein from IVC.
President David B. Lang announced
that Trustee Thomas Fuentes recently
received an honorary Doctor of Business Admin istration
from Pacific States University of Los Angeles. He congratulated
Trustee Marcia Milchiker and her husband
Ben Milchiker on their being named the Jewish Family
Service Family of the Year.
President Nancy M. Padberg attended
the SC golf tournament banquet and congratulated the
organizers. She thanked the negotiating teams for their
work on the police officers contract. The Board recently
held a workshop on the Advanced Technology and Education
Park (ATEP) and there were many good ideas discussed
for this new campus which will include the involvement
of both Colleges, and other institutions of higher education.
of the Board Thomas A. Fuentes congratulated
all the graduating high school seniors in the District
(prospective students for our Colleges) and their parents.
His son TJ is graduating this week from El Toro High
William O. Jay mentioned the ATEP workshop
and that he is an advocate of building it out as quickly
as possible, which will take funding. Large numbers
of students taking general education courses will help
ATEP build its FTES level to qualify for funding under
Marcia Milchiker recognized the work
of SC EOPS Specialist/Facilitator Maria Paniagua,
and the recent newspaper articles on SC Dean Ken
Patton and Student Trustee Brittany
Poulton and her mother. She attended the KSBR
birthday bash, and the Al Brightbill
Donald P. Wagner spoke recently to
students at Capistrano District Christian School about
our Colleges. He extended his congratulations to IVC
President Glenn Roquemore and his wife
Kiana on the birth of their son Tyler.
John S. Williams enjoyed participating
in the sold out golf tournament to benefit SC athletics
with 160 golfers. He thanked the Tijeras Creek Golf
Club and the participants in the silent auction. The
District will be debt free in three years, quite an
accomplishment following the financial difficulties
of the mid 1990s.
Raghu P. Mathur congratulated those
who received Board recognition at the meeting, and pointed
out that the Colleges and District have outstanding
faculty, staff, managers, and administrators. Thirty-three
new faculty members have been recently hired (24 at
SC and 9 at IVC), 42 classified staff, and 4 administrators/classified
managers. He introduced Jennifer McCue as the new Director
of Public Information and Marketing for ATEP (and an
alumnus of IVC). He thanked the negotiating teams on
the police officers contract: Deputy Chancellor Gary
Poertner, Teddi Lorch, Cloyce Kelly, Dan Lincoln,
and Mike Lybarger.
President Richard McCullough 's written
report included mention of: student learning outcomes
templates completed; Child Development Center pre-K
graduation; 853 students completed classroom observations
in the Child Development Center, an increase of 518
students over FY03-04; an increase of six percent in
visits to the Health Center; SC students received awards
at the OCC AIA design competition; SC Film Festival
will be a part of the Newport Beach Film Festival; and
student Gerrie Adams front page photo and story in the
President Glenn Roquemore 's written
report included mention of: 2005 commencement ceremony;
Foundation award of $140,000 in scholarships to 160
students; Women's Badminton Team won its fourth consecutive
state championship; project report by the Department
of Facilities and Maintenance; and five baseball player
were selected to all-Orange Empire Conference teams.
Provost Robert J. Kopecky 's written
report included mention of: demolition on the property;
tours for potential partners; continued work with Hartford
Insurance on identifying four potential construction
companies for completion of ATEP buildings; marketing
the property for film shoots via a new web site FilmTustin.com;
meetings with City of Tustin; establishment of an advisory
committee; and students using facilities for film shoots.
Provost Kopecky stated that the chapel will be maintained
THE 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.
of an employment agreement with Chancellor Mathur.
total District budget for 2005-06 of $290,717,275. The Board
and Chancellor commended the work of the District
Resource Allocation Council (DRAC), Deputy Chancellor Poertner,
Presidents Roquemore and McCullough, Katie Slavin, Carol Hilton,
and Beth Muller in preparing the budget.
of basic aid funds for budget augmentation of $13,907,960.
with the Police Officer's Assn. through June 30, 2007.
grant of $278,000 from the Orange County Workforce Investment
Board to support increased enrollment in the SC nursing program.
agreement with a firm to begin civil engineering on a new
entrance at Barranca for IVC.
with C.W. Driver for construction management of the IVC Performing
Arts Center project for an amount not to exceed $1,358,550.
and installation of 325 computers at IVC.
for initial phase of mold remediation in the SC BGS Building.
for classified managers' salary advancement through 10 steps
based on performance.
in the Board agenda packet included letters and notes
extending appreciation, commendation and compliments
to the following, from SC: Kristin Benner-Hayes, Maureen
Smith, Beta Epsilon Beta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa
Honor Society, Maria Paniagua, EOPS Program, and Mitchell
Haeri; from IVC: Jeffrey Briar, President Roquemore
and the baseball team.
Board voted to authorize the filing of a petition for
review in the Supreme Court in the IVC Academic Senate
v. SOCCCD litigation and authorized pursuit of settlement.
can watch the board meeting Friday, June 24 and
Saturday, June 25, at 7pm, on Saddleback College
Channel 39 and Irvine Valley College Channel 33.
SC TV39 has an additional broadcast on Sunday,
June 26 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 · Raghu P. Mathur, Ed.D.,