group of planning committee members for Classified
Staff Development Day, representing IVC, SC and
the District, presented “Wanted” posters to the
College Presidents and Vice Presidents. More
than 200 classified staff participated in the very
successful event earlier this month.
President Glenn Roquemore was
surprised with commendations from the California
State Senate, County of Orange , City of Irvine
, and Irvine Unified School District . He is the
recipient of the 2006 Shirley B. Gordon Award of
Distinction from the Phi Theta Kappa international
honor society for helping to make IVC's Alpha Omega
Mu one of the fastest growing chapters in the western
United States. He mentioned that much of the credit
goes to faculty advisor Kurt Meyer.
President David B. Lang expressed
disappointment in those who made public comments regarding
the district planning process. It is his belief that
we should work things out collegially, rather than involving
another organization with a complaint. He thanked consultants
from gkkworks and Maas Companies for their work on the
Educational and Facilities Master Plan which provides
a blueprint for the future.
President Nancy M. Padberg congratulated
the Forensic Team on their second place win in a recent
competition. She is working with the SC Foundation on
a wine tasting fundraiser.
of the Board Thomas A. Fuentes gave
a report on the activities of the Orange County Community
Colleges Legislative Task Force (OCLTF). The group is
tracking SB1290 which may allow community colleges to
use the CA building code instead of the Field Act for
construction projects. The Field Act adds millions of
dollars to our construction projects.
William O. Jay mentioned that accreditation
is of extreme importance to students and a high priority
for the Board. He is looking forward to discussing it
at a special meeting next month. He congratulated the
SC Art Department for a successful teapot exhibition
and sale. He wished Trustee Padberg
good luck in her candidacy for a judgeship on the June
Marcia Milchiker mentioned that Professor
Carmenmara Hernandez Bravo was recently honored by the
Hispanic Bar Association. She participated in the Classified
Staff Development Day, and thanked everyone who planned
the very successful event. She attended many events
of both Colleges.
Trustee Paul Ho recognized the Saddleback
Theatre Department, the students and faculty who participated
in the UCI Building Bridges Honors program, the successful
IVC Senior Day, and the Black History Month events on
both campuses. He congratulated Provost Kopecky
for bringing ATEP from concept to reality.
Raghu P. Mathur commended Tracy
Daly , District Director of Marketing and Public
Affairs, for the Report to the Community which will
be distributed throughout the campus and business communities.
He attended many events this month, traveled to Sacramento
on behalf of the OCLTF, and was the keynote speaker
at an event in Tustin. He discussed the Accreditation
Team recommendations and presented suggestions for working
President Richard McCullough 's written
report included mention of: Black History Month activities;
career series workshops; Child Development Center focus
on community helpers; Transfer Center activities; ASG's
successful blood drive; Division of Fine Arts productions,
performances and exhibits; Spring Plant Sale scheduled
for April 20-21; and Champion SC Campaign raised $23,285
for projects and scholarships.
President Glenn Roquemore 's written
report included mention of: student Leigh Johnson was
named 2005 Birder of the Year by Wildbird
magazine; President Roquemore is receiving an award
from the Phi Theta Kappa international honor society
for his work with the IVC chapter; IVC-TV33 can be viewed
via the college website; Dr. Elizabeth Cipres, Dean
of Students, Guidance and Counseling, received the 2006
ACCA Volunteer of the Year Award. The Chinese debate
team is coming to IVC on March 31.
Provost Robert J. Kopecky 's written
report included mention of: progress on the property,
planning activities, marketing and public relations
efforts, and partnership meetings.
the Board were: Wendy Gabriella, IVC
Academic Senate; Claire Cesareo-Silva,
SC Academic Senate; Connie Zucker,
CSEA; Susan Sweet, IVC Classified Senate;
Mark Sierakowski, SC Classified Senate;
Neena Nawabi, Associated Students of
IVC; and Ashley Aber, SC Associated
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.
Board meeting on Monday, April 24 th to continue discussion
of Accreditation issues, from 2 to 5pm.
affirming the Board and District commitment to address the
Accreditation recommendations to the Colleges.
nominations for the Board of Directors of the California Community
College Trustees Association.
of Resun Leasing, Inc. as the completion contractor for ATEP
and authorization to complete the ATEP Launch program for
$3,292,203. The first phase of the 68 acre ATEP campus will
feature five buildings for classrooms, labs and offices.
and Facilities Master Plan. The Plan provides evidence to
the State of a formal planning effort, and documents eligibility
for both new space and state funds for construction.
with gkkworks for construction management of the IVC Business
and Technology Innovation Center in an amount not to exceed
a voter registration feature to the registration process for
the Fall 2006. The District now joins 20 community college
campuses which have successfully integrated this into their
class registration systems.
Board discussed guidelines for the use of basic aid
funding for such areas as: retiree benefits, technology,
scheduled maintenance, and instructional equipment.
Board discussed options for the use of waitlists in
the registration process.
agendas will be made available in an electronic format.
OF THE YEAR
- Correspondence in the
Board agenda packet included letters and notes extending
compliments to the following, from SC: Emeritus faculty
member Louise Jacobs; from IVC: Professor
Gary Rybold and the Debate Team attending
the international competition in China .
Board meeting will be broadcast on Friday, March 31
and Saturday, April 1, at 7pm, on Saddleback College
Channel 39 and Irvine Valley College Channel 33. SC
TV39 has an additional broadcast on Sunday, April 2
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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