of Board of Trustees’ Meeting, June 9, 2005 were approved.
Times is celebrating its 60th Anniversary at an event on August 17
at the Burien Elks Club.The owner, Jerry
Robinson, has been a long time supporter of the College and Dr. Bell encouraged
the Board to attend.
Berndt from the Puget Sound Regional Council has arranged for a
presentation to Highline on August 2 at in Building 2 about the Prosperity
Partnership draft regional economic strategy.The presentation will be followed by a
discussion for feedback and suggestions to improve and implement the plan
in September.The Board was invited
Association of Community College Trustees national conference is in Seattle September 7-10, the Board meeting was changed to
September 15 during Opening Week and now conflicts with some morning events.The Board agreed to start the Board Study
Session at and the Board meeting
following at approximately .
·The College received notification from the Northwest Commission that Highline’s submitted progress report satisfied
Recommendation Three on learning outcomes and Recommendation Five on campus
·Dr. Bell welcomed Anne M. Laughlin, Constituent
Liaison for U.S. Representative Dave
Reichert to the Board meeting.Congressman Reichert represents the 8th District and many students
from that district attend Highline.Ms
Laughlin reported that the Congressman has a strong interest in higher
education.At the conclusion of the
meeting, Dr. Bell gave Ms. Laughlin a tour of the Marine Science and TechnologyCenter.
Associated Students of HighlineCommunity
Washington Public Employees
Tenaya Wright reported.
A Job Representative meeting was held at Highline
on July 9 from to
A district meeting was held at Highline on July
19 from to and a chapter meeting will be held today from to Thanks
were expressed to administration for their continuing support to use the
campus for various WPEA meetings.
a.Election of Board Officers for 2005-06.
moved by Michael Allan and seconded by Elizabeth Chen that the following be named Board Officers for 2005-06:
Legislative Representative: Ed Davila
HCC Foundation Board Representative: Mike Emerson
2005 – 2006 Budget
moved by Elizabeth Chen and seconded by Mike Emerson to approve the 2005-06 budget as presented to the Board subject to a review of the
budget in September.
Marie Zimmermann reported.
The Bridge to College Success Program is being
implemented.This is a college-wide
initiative with Jeff Wagnitz as a representative
from Instruction working with a team and with the cooperation from faculty
in getting this project underway.This
program offers classes between summer and fall quarters targeting classes
that will help students be more college ready when college fall quarter begins.The generic flyer was distributed
explaining the program.
An Exempt Compensation Task Force was formed by Executive
Staff to work with a consultant to develop an exempt compensation
recommendation with Marie Zimmermann as chair. Marie expressed her appreciation and
thanks to the other members of the Task Force working with the consultants
interrupting their regular work and schedules to put time into the
activity.Committee members included:
Toni Castro and Erik Tingelstad from Student Services;
Lisa Skari representing Institutional
Advancement; Connie Johnson from Administration; Jeff Wagnitz
and Marie Zimmermann from Instruction; and Lorna Ovena
as the ex-officio member.
Marion Davis reported.
Executive Director of Administrative Technology, was introduced and
welcomed.He started at Highline
July 1 and came from SouthSeattleCommunity College.
Thanks were extended to Administrative Technology
for making available spam filters for email across campus making a huge
difference in blocking spam from email.
The fiscal year 2004–05 is closing today.
Recognition was given to Rachel Jamison, Program
Assistant in the Foundation Office, for completing her accounting degree
at CentralWashingtonUniversity this spring.She will be leaving Highline and joining Shannon &
Amy FitzPatrick, Office
Assistant in the Communications and Marketing Office, has also been
working on her degree and has resigned her position effective in August so
she can go to school full time in the fall to reach her long term goal to
become a lawyer.
Acknowledgment and recognition was given to the
work by Jeff Wagnitz and his crew on the Bridge
to College Success Program for putting together a new instructional
program in a short period of time was a significant task and it is now
being marketed for the College.Acknowledgment
was also given to Patty James for her assistance in sifting through lists
of different categories of students to target the three different
brochures being mailed to 1,300 students.
He reported seeing an osprey near the tennis
The meeting was adjourned at
Next Regularly Scheduled Meeting of the Board of Trustees
The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees will be September 15, 2005.