an IVC political science major also taking classes at
Saddleback College, was sworn in by President Donald
P. Wagner as the student member of the South
Orange County Community College District Board of Trustees.
Wagner, Chancellor Raghu P.
Mathur, Saddleback College President Richard
and Director of Facilities John Ozurovich,
accepted a rebate check for $883,578 from San Diego
Gas and Electric. Duane D. Cave, SDG&E Public Affairs
Manager said that the College's 1.5 mega watt co-generation
facility saved the equivalent electricity to power 1,500
were presented with certificates for winning the best
video award for their production of Vision: Education
from the National Council for Marketing &
Saddleback College 2004 Baseball Team
was presented with a resolution for winning the state
(left), Saddleback College Head Baseball Coach, and
Martin McGrogan, IVC Men's Soccer Team
Coach, were presented with resolutions for being selected
as Co-Coaches of the Year in the Orange Empire Conference.
Wagner welcomed Dr. Robert
Kopecky to his first meeting as Provost
of the Advanced Technology and Education Park (ATEP)
- Vice President Nancy
M. Padberg welcomed the new student trustee.
She is looking forward to the Saddleback College Foundation
Western Gala coming up on Saturday, November 6 (949-582-4479
for information and tickets). She participated in
the Saddleback College Alumni Association Gaucho Gallup
5K/10K race and is looking forward to next year's
- Trustee Thomas
Fuentes thanked the many faculty members
who spoke at the meeting to share their perspectives.
He discussed that the first job of trustees is to
represent the taxpayers and emphasized how important
it is to consider all the District's more than 2,200
employees, in addition to the 300 full-time faculty
- Trustee William
O. Jay stated that he had attended many campus
activities during the month.
Marcia Milchiker sat in on the exit
reports of the Accreditation Teams at both Colleges
during which the excellence of the faculty, staff,
Colleges and District were highlighted.
- Trustee John
Williams noted that a debate is being held
between the Saddleback College Republican and Democratic
student clubs (Monday, November 1).
- Student Trustee Brittany
Poulton thanked everyone for their warm welcome
welcomed the new student trustee. He acknowledged
that many faculty members are concerned about the
contract. The negotiating process can be a difficult
one, but he expressed optimism that if both sides
can continue to discuss issues in good faith, a fair
and equitable contract can be accomplished in the
near future. A Chancellors' Roundtable was held and
well attended by business and community leaders. Presentations
were made about the District, ATEP and our Colleges,
and participants shared many ideas and suggestions
about how we can better serve the community. The Roundtable
was attended by Assemblywoman Patricia Bates
, Vice President Padberg
and Trustee Williams.
McCullough congratulated Gaucho Gallup winner
Vice President Padberg and presented
her with a medal. Dr.
written report included mention of the first job fair
held in the Automotive Technology Department by the
Tuttle-click Group; a number of student achievements
in television including a motion picture shot at the
ATEP campus; A+ Certification prep class that prepares
students for computer company entry level employment;
fall plant sale on November 18 and 19; and KSBR live
broadcast at the new Health Sciences Building fundraising
||Pictured with Board Vice President
Padberg are Saddleback College President McCullough (center)
and fellow Gaucho Gallup participant Dean Kevin O'Connor.
- IVC President
Glenn Roquemore introduced
Shaun O'Neil , the new president
of Associated Students of IVC. Dr. Roquemore's written
report included mention of video conference series
with Chinese students hosted by the Speech and Debate
Team; hosting of a five-part satellite seminar series
on popular culture by Alpha Omega Mu Chapter of
Phi Theta Kappa honor society; and the successful
groundbreaking event for the $22 million Performing
Arts Center and Theatre.
Provost Kopecky mentioned that
he is setting up temporary offices at the Orange
County Rescue Mission, adjacent to the ATEP campus
site in Tustin.
the Board were: a number of faculty members from
both Saddleback College and IVC; Dr. Carmen
Saddleback College Academic Senate; Professor Lee
Haggerty , Faculty Association; Mary
Williams, CSEA; Shaun O'Neil, Associated
Students of IVC.
THE BOARD APPROVED. . .
- all consent calendar
items, academic personnel actions, and classified
personnel actions. Classified personnel actions tabled
for a future meeting were Exhibit E. 1-11, salary
adjustments for classified leadership positions, and
Exhibit G. 1, telecommunications and network security
manager position. A few classes on the Saddleback
College Community Education spring 2005 schedule were
tabled for future consideration, If you wish to know
specifics, please contact the Office of the President
or Deputy Chancellor.
- resolution in support
of the California Community College System Response
to the California Performance Review.
priority lists for 35 full-time faculty positions
at Saddleback College and 17 full-time faculty positions
of 137 computers for IVC, 76 computers for Saddleback
and 60 computers for the District.
- use of $2,870,000
from basic aid funding to build maintenance and police
facility at IVC, and hire LPA to provide architectural
agreement with International Parking Design, Inc.
to conduct a parking study at Saddleback
agreement with Carrier-Johnson
to conduct a feasibility study for a Math/Science/Engineering
Annex building at Saddleback
agreement with GKK to provide architectural services
for the remodel of the James B. Utt Library at Saddleback
- $28,260 grant application
from IVC to the Foundation for California Community
Colleges for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
– Child Development Careers project.
grant application from Saddleback
to the National
Science Foundation for the Aquarium and Aquaculture
Science Curriculum, Laboratory, and Faculty Enhancement
- 2004-05 budget of
the Associated Students of IVC in the amount of $320,037.
study abroad programs in China
- agreement for Saddleback
College to offer online “Six Sigma” quality training,
a cooperative effort between the Business Science
Division and Community Education.
for the royalty rights for Saddleback
to stage “ 42
nd Street ” next
ITEMS OF NOTE . . .
- The Board received
a report on locally funded projects which included
progress at ATEP and the two Colleges on new construction,
repair, remodel, and parking.
- Correspondence in
the Board agenda packet included positive feedback
: Emeritus Institute
senior administrative assistant Georgia McClusky,
Executive Assistant to the President Marilyn
Radenovic who volunteered for the Heart
Walk, and the Emeritus Institute
course “Film as Literature” instructed by
can watch the board meeting on television Friday,
October 29 and Saturday, October 30, at 7pm
College Channel 39 and Irvine Valley College Channel
Orange County Community College District Board of Trustees
(left to right):
Milchiker, Thomas A. Fuentes, David B. Lang, Donald
P. Wagner, John S. Williams,
O. Jay, Nancy M. Padberg and, center, Raghu P. Mathur,
Board Meeting Update Prepared by:
Tracy Daly, Director
SOCCCD Marketing, Government & Community Relations
of the Chancellor