COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT 9
MINUTES OF BOARD OF TRUSTEES’ MEETING
2004-05 Operating Budget
2004-05 S&A Budget
Parking and Parking Fee Proposal
HECB Stragetic Master Plan Proposal
SBCTC Strategic Position Paper
Events of the Day
New Faculty Hires
2005 SBCTC Legislative Priorities
Call to Order
J. Michael Emerson, Chair, called the meeting to order at
Members Present: Michael Allan
J. Michael Emerson
Attorney General Representative: Absent
introduced John Dunn, Director of Athletics.
John introduced Robert Yates, Coach for the Cross Country Track Team and
two team members, Melvin Jenkins and Alex Harcourt. The Team won the NWAACC Championships in
Associated Students of
Kolesta Moore reported and distributed a report to the Board.
·Student Awards Ceremony was very successful.
·Student Government elections ran smoothly and the 2004-05 new officers are: Alicia Akerman, President; Christina Higashi, VP of Administration; James Turner, Treasurer/Clubs Diplomat; Paul Kalchik, VP for Legislation; Ilya Kaminsky, Senator; Joshua Oakley, Senator; and one Senator Position still open.
·Voter Registration was a success. Student Government handed out approximately 500 voter registration forms. Representatives Skip Priest and Dave Upthegrove came to campus and talked to students stressing the importance of voting.
·Spring Fair was successful and Student Government had 12 different speakers leading sessions regarding leadership on college campuses and what it takes to go from high school leadership to college leadership.
·The last installment of the First Friday’s Leadership Institute was held with three panelists, Representative Dave Upthegrove, Peggy Leporte and Carlos Gerrera giving suggestions on leadership.
·This year’s Strike Back event was to help students become familiar and comfortable with protecting themselves and was well attended by staff and faculty as well. The instructors spent three hours teaching self-defense moves to participants. The event was put together with Home Alive, Women’s Programs, and Student Programs.
·The Student Health Committee initially started work with Student Government on the smoking initiative and decided that they wanted to make the campus aware of living a healthy lifestyle. They put on a Health Carnival featuring Dr. Bob Baugher who spoke about HIV and Aids and the importance of health.
·Recognitions were extended by Student Government. Dr. Bob Baugher was recognized by Christina Higachi for being involved in the Health Carnival—students went away from the event talking about what they had learned. James Howell thanked John Dunn, Rick Hughes, Helen Buller, and Erik Baer for making the student awards ceremony run smoothly and easing the stress involved in doing the event. Jason Prenovost, Jamie Wells, and Andrea Tinney were recognized by Rebekah Palmer for hosting various events at the Spring Fest. Davidson Dodd and Laura Manning were recognized and appreciated by Michelle Kolpack for supporting the Candidates Forum by bringing their students and being involved with the elections. Women’s Programs were appreciated by Stephanie Raghubeer for their help with Strike Back.
·Kolesta said good-bye as this year’s ASHCC President, she will graduate this evening. The Board congratulated Kolesta and wished her well.
Michelle Tuscher reported.
·Educational achievements of employees in WPEA included: Lynn Payle for her Master of Arts in Education from UW-Tacoma on June 11; and Carmelia Richardson for her Bachelor of Arts from Evergreen State College.
·Thanks to the Classified Staff Training Committee for everything they did to set up the year’s special training days and thanks to the Administration for making training days available. Thanks to Dr. Bell for making funds available for training for Classified Staff.
a. Adopt 2004-05 Operating Budget
It was moved by Michael Allan and seconded by
The motion carried.
b. Adopt 2004-05 Student & Activities (S&A) Budget
It was moved by
The motion carried.
Copies of the budgets are filed with the official minutes in the President’s Office.
Lisa Skari reported.
·Thanks to the Trustees, Highline staff and students that attended the Gala on the 15th. It was an incredible evening and with the help of Brandy Oto and Junki Yoshida, the Highline story was told in several different ways and connected with the audience and raised over $90,000 toward scholarships.
·The Foundation is celebrating a milestone clearing a one million dollar mark in assets.
·At the last TACTC conference, one of Lisa’s colleagues from Cascadia gave a presentation on communicating strategic plans. As part of that presentation, she collected materials from colleges across the state and said that Highline’s strategic planning process was the most comprehensive and well executed. She spoke very highly of Highline as the right way to communicate a strategic plan with the breadth of the materials used and the effective communication technique of using key words. This was a complement to the entire campus.
Jack Bermingham reported.
·Recognition goes to Amelia Phillips, Computer Information Systems faculty member for being awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholar for next year. She will be working with one of our partner institutions, Polytechnic of Namibia and chose the end of winter quarter and the rest of the calendar year to work as a Fulbright.
·Yesterday the newly tenured
reception was held and was very well attended which speaks highly of the
community building quality that is inherent in our tenure process and because
those who receive tenure accurately and genuinely believe that they got there
and improved because the College has so much energy contributing to their
success. The reception is a nice
recognition not only for those getting tenure but for those playing a big role
in the individuals getting tenure. Some
of those getting tenure have already had a significant impact on the
college. Eena Hibbs who has run our
Ivan Gorne reported.
·The annual Athletic Golf Tournament is this week.
·Women’s Programs has an annual spring auction which raised $3,700 for scholarships this year. Plans are to set aside $1,500 of that money to start a fund for emergency child care needs for the child care center.
·The Spring Festival last month was the most successful we have had and other colleges are starting to imitate us. A number of people from some other colleges came to observe what was going on this year. The attendance numbers doubled this year and added junior high students attendees. The Spring Fest was a great collaborative event. Nancy Warren does a great job helping organize the career fair, and a number of faculty are involved. The entire Pavilion is full of tables with four year college representatives, different employers, and this year a military academy.
Laura Saunders reported.
update--the large buildings are progressing very well and when the
lot expansion will begin very soon for the
·Redondo Dock construction design is underway.
·Summer construction plans are being planned and we will have to have at least one power outage.
·Fiscal year is coming to a close and budget planning sheets are out.
The meeting was adjourned at
Next Regularly Scheduled Meeting of the Board of Trustees
The next regularly scheduled meeting of the
Study Session Building 25, Room 411
10:00 a.m. Meeting Building 25, Board Room
ORIGINAL SIGNED JULY 8, 2004
J. Michael Emerson, Chair Priscilla J. Bell, Secretary