Comments from Members of the Audience
MERIT SYSTEM – District Director, Public & Governmental Affairs, Kai Stearns Moore and District Director, Human Resources, Julie Kossick commented on the possible implementation of a Merit System at NOCCCD.
BENEFITS – Cypress College Professors Linda Borla and Christie Diep, and former Trustee Leonard Lahtinen expressed concerns regarding insurance and benefits.
Chancellor's Report – Dr. Cheryl A. Marshall
SEATING OF NEW STUDENT TRUSTEES – Cypress College Vice President of Instruction Carmen Dominguez and Fullerton College President Greg Schulz introduced Student Trustees Ester Plavdjian and Chloe Reyes, and Board President Jeffrey Brown administered the Oath of Office.
Written Comments from the College Presidents and Provost
Cypress College – Dr. JoAnna Schilling, President
EXECUTIVE RETREAT – Dr. Schilling shared that on June 3, 2019, the executive team participated in a retreat to identify executive-level planning and budget priorities for the college… NEW FACULTY – The President reported that the college has hired 21 of 25 new faculty positions… CAMP CYPRESS – Dr. Schilling commented that Cypress College will host its 2nd Annual Camp Cypress for the Cypress Boys and Girls Club from June 17-20, 2019… CYPRESS COLLEGE NIGHT AT ANGEL STADIUM – The President announced that the first-ever Cypress College Night at Angel Stadium will be on September 26, 2019.
Fullerton College – Dr. Greg Schulz, President
VETERANS GOLF CLASSIC – Dr. Schulz reported that on June 3, 2019, more than 80 golfers and supporters participated in the Veterans Golf Classic at Western Hills Country Club in Chino Hills, and that the event raised over $20,000 for the college's Veterans Resource Center… EID AL-FITR – The President shared that on June 4, 2019, Fullerton College welcomed 1,500 plus members of the Islamic Institute of Orange County to host a prayer gathering for Eid Al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan… ROTARY CLUB PRESENTATIONS – Dr. Schulz commented that he and Director of Campus Communications Lisa McPheron are attending various rotary club meetings to present on Fullerton College happenings, including student demographics, student success, degree completion and transfer rates, North Orange Promise, dual enrollment and educational partnerships, and campus building projects… HEALTHY CHILDREN FULLERTON INITIATIVE – The President announced that he joined President Fram Virjee, California State University, Fullerton; President and CEO Sue Parks, OC United Way; Mayor Jesus Silva, Fullerton; City Manager Ken Domer, Fullerton; President Theresa Harvey, North Orange County Chamber; and Superintendent Robert Pletka, Fullerton School District to begin a community-wide discussion concerning improving the health of children in Fullerton.
North Orange Continuing Education – Valentina Purtell, Provost
STRATEGIC PLAN – Ms. Purtell shared that the Strategic Plan Workgroup presented the proposed 2019/20 plan to Provost's Cabinet in May for approval at the June 18, 2019 meeting… STUDENT EQUITY PLAN – The Provost commented that the Student Equity Plan has been reviewed by Provost's Staff, approved by Academic Senate, and will be shared at the Board meeting on June 25, 2019… NOCRC THREE-YEAR PLAN – Ms. Purtell reported that the North Orange County Regional Consortium adopted and submitted a three-year plan with the new Community College Chancellor's Office framework for adult education consortia to the State by the deadline on June 7, 2019… SPRING CELEBRATION EVENTS – The Provost invited the Board and Resource Table to celebrate with NOCE at Commencement and the Student Success/Scholarship Event on June 28, 2019 at Cottonwood Church in Los Alamitos.
Comments by Members of the Resource Table
DMA PRESIDENT – District Management Association President Richard Fee announced that Cypress College Dean Lisa Gaetje is the DMA President for 2019-20.
NOCE ACADEMIC SENATE UPDATES – NOCE Academic Senate President Tina McClurkin reported on Zoom video conferencing, Senate Constitution and Bylaws, universal design syllabus, NOCE's transition to the semester schedule in 2020-21, and distance education.
BENEFITS – Cypress College Academic Senate President Craig Goralski echoed comments made by the public regarding insurance and benefits.
FULLERTON COLLEGE SENATE PRESIDENT – Fullerton College Senate President Marcus Wilson announced that Fullerton College Professor Kimberly Orlijan is the Senate President for 2019-20, and thanked the Resource Table and Board for their service.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS – CSEA President Dawnmarie Neate thanked District Director, Human Resources, Julie Kossick for clarification regarding salary increases, and shared appreciation for District Director, Public & Governmental Affairs, Kai Stearns Moore for comments made on the possible implementation of a Merit System at NOCCCD.
Comments by Members of the Board of Trustees
STUDENT TRUSTEES WORKSHOP – Cypress College Student Trustee Ester Plavdjian welcomed Fullerton College Student Trustee Chloe Reyes to the Board, and shared that she is attending the League Student Trustees Workshop in San Diego from August 16-18, 2019.
FULLERTON COLLEGE VETERANS GOLF CLASSIC – Board Member Stephen Blount commented on the Fullerton College Veterans Golf Classic hosted at the Western Hills Country Club in Chino Hills on June 3, 2019.
CURRENT EVENTS & ACTIVITIES – Board Member Molly McClanahan shared an article from the Desert Sun regarding benefits of the Pledge Program, and reported that she attended a panel discussion titled "The Power of Hip-Hop" at the Fullerton Museum Center on June 9, 2019.
ACCJC COMMISSION MEETING – Board Member Barbara Dunsheath commented that the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges reviewed the Annual Report Summary, including enrollment trends and course, certificate, and degree completion rates, at a recent Commission meeting.
NOCE SPRING CELEBRATION EVENTS – Board Member Jeffrey Brown reported that NOCE's Spring Celebration Events will take place at Cottonwood Church in Los Alamitos on June 28, 2019, and announced that California's new online community college has been named "Calbright."
CSEA REOPENERS FOR 2019-20 – The Board received comments from the public on the initial reopener proposals submitted by CSEA Chapter #167 to the District.
DISTRICT REOPENERS TO CSEA FOR 2019-20 – The Board received comments from the public on the initial reopener proposals submitted by the District to CSEA Chapter #167, and adopted the District's initial proposal after providing an opportunity for public comment.
Finance & Facilities
PURCHASE ORDERS & CHECKS – The Board ratified purchase orders and checks. (The Purchase Orders and Checks are available for review in the District's Business Office.)
CHILD DEVELOPMENT FUND – The Board authorized the request to make adjustments to Child Development Fund revenue and expenditure budgets in accordance with the revised fiscal year 2018- 2019 allocations and adopt a resolution to adjust budgets and authorize expenditures within the Child Development Fund pursuant to the California Code of Regulations Title 5, §58308. (The Resolution is available for review in the District's Business Office.)
GENERAL FUND – The Board authorized the request for the 2018-2019 General Fund transfers netting to the amount of $520,922 and adoption of the resolution showing the summary, pursuant to the California Code of Regulations, Title 5, §58307. (The Resolution is available for review in the District's Business Office.)
COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS – The Board adopted the resolution authorizing the County Superintendent of Schools to make any necessary transfers between contingencies and expenditure classifications. (The Resolution is available for review in the District's Business Office.)
MEASURE J BOND FUNDS – The Board authorized the request to establish budgets in Measure J Bond Funds in the amount of $150,000,000 to properly reflect the additional available funds from the issuance of the second series of the Measure J Bonds sold, and adopt a resolution to adjust budgets and authorize expenditures within the Bond Fund, pursuant to the California Code of Regulations Title 5, §58308. (The Resolution is available for review in the District's Business Office.)
ALLIANCE OF SCHOOLS FOR COOPERATIVE INSURANCE PROGRAMS & SCHOOLS EXCESS LIABILITY FUND – The Board authorized the request to renew the property and liability insurance coverage with the Alliance of Schools for Cooperative Insurance Programs and Schools Excess Liability Fund for FY 2019-20 at the estimated amount of $1,177,118.
WORKERS' COMPENSATION – The Board authorized the request to enter into an agreement with Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. to purchase excess Workers' Compensation insurance coverage through Safety National Casualty Corporation beginning July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020, at the rate of .01074 per $100 payroll with $500,000 SIR and $6,000 for the broker fee.
FULLERTON COLLEGE PAVING REPAIRS – The Board approved Deductive Change Order #1 for Bid # Bid 2017-05, Fullerton College Paving Repairs Lots 4, 7 & 8, with Ben's Asphalt, Inc. in the amount of $21,955 for a revised contract amount of $541,435.
INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIPS – The Board authorized the request for the institutional memberships exceeding $1,000 for the 2019-2020 school year for the organizations listed.
ANDELSON, LOYA, RUUD, AND ROMO – The Board authorized the request to extend the agreement with the law firm Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud, and Romo, effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020, at the rates listed.
CITIZENS' OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE – The Board authorized the recommendation that the individuals listed be appointed to serve for a term of two years, and for a maximum of three consecutive terms, without compensation, on the Citizens' Oversight Committee for the District bond projects.
R2A – The Board authorized the request that the agreement with R2A to provide design development, construction documents, DSA submittal and plan approval, bid support, construction support, and close-out services be amended and the contract term extended through December 31, 2019.
DAVID EVANS & ASSOCIATES – The Board authorized the request for the District Director, Purchasing, to issue a purchase order to David Evans and Associates to provide landscape architectural, engineering and surveying services for the upgrade of the Anaheim Campus irrigation system, the renovation of the West Parking Lot, and the grinding down and rebuilding of approximately 17 speed bumps in the Main Parking Lot in the amount of $119,800 from June 12, 2019 through June 30, 2020.
CYPRESS COLLEGE CURRICULUM – The Board approved the summary of curriculum changes for Cypress College, to be effective Fall 2019, Spring and Fall 2020.
HONORARY CERTIFICATE – The Board granted authorization to award an Honorary Certificate for the successful completion of the Early Childhood Education Certificate Program in remembrance of Maria Isabel Duarte.
AUHSD CCAP DUAL ENROLLMENT PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT – The Board reviewed and discussed the NOCCCD and Anaheim Union High School District (AUHSD) College and Career Access Pathways (CCAP) Dual Enrollment Partnership Agreement 2019-2022.
STUDENT EQUITY PLANS – The Board received as information the Cypress College and Fullerton College Student Equity Plans.
PROMOTION – The Board approved the promotion of Tayler Thomas to Cypress College Administrative Assistant III, effective June 12, 2019.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PLAN – The Board adopted the North Orange County Community College District Equal Opportunity Plan for the 2019/2020 – 2021/2022 fiscal years.
SALARY INCREASE – The Board approved a salary increase for the Chancellor.
CONTRACT AMENDMENTS – The Board approved contract amendments for Executive Officers.
LGBT PRIDE MONTH – The Board adopted Resolution No. 18/19-25 to declare that the month of June 2019 be observed as LGBT Pride Month.
BOARD POLICIES – The Board adopted the proposed, revised Board Policies in Chapter 2 with the exception of Board Policy 2710, Conflict of Interest.
MERIT SYSTEM – The Board discussed the voting process for the proposed establishment of a Merit System.
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS – The Board discussed any potential future agenda items.
The next regular meeting of the NOCCCD Board of Trustees will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, in the first-floor Board Room, Anaheim Campus, 1830 W. Romneya Drive, Anaheim.
"News from the Board of Trustees" is produced by the NOCCCD Public Affairs Office as a summary of Board actions and reports. It is not intended as a replacement of the official minutes of Board meetings.