Comments from Members of the Audience
CYPRESS COLLEGE SPEECH & DEBATE TEAM – Cypress College Forensics Speech and Debate Team Co-directors Joshua House and Jennifer Page, as well as students from the team, shared about the value of Forensics, and announced awards won at the recent national tournament.
CAMPUS FOOD BANKS – Fullerton College Professor Adela Lopez expressed support for the campuses food banks and partnership with Pathways of Hope.
TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES – Fullerton College staff and faculty voiced desire for classified staff teaching opportunities within the District.
UF TENTATIVE AGREEMENT – Cypress College and Fullerton College faculty commented on the Tentative Agreement between NOCCCD and United Faculty.
Chancellor's Report – Dr. Cheryl A. Marshall
MERIT SYSTEM PRESENTATION – Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo Partner Paul McGlocklin presented on the Merit System in California community college districts. Presentation highlights included history of the Personnel Commission, creation and implementation, rulemaking authority, collective bargaining vs. rules, and budget issues and dispute resolution. Click here to view the presentation.
Written Comments from the College Presidents and Provost
Cypress College – Dr. JoAnna Schilling, President
FOSTER YOUTH AWARENESS MONTH – Dr. Schilling shared that the Guardian Scholars, a program that provides wraparound services to foster youth at Cypress College, is coordinating a campaign for Foster Youth Awareness Month… AB 705 SUMMIT – The President reported that the college hosted more than 100 counselors and math and English faculty at its first-ever AB 705 Summit on May 4, 2019… PLEDGE NIGHT – Dr. Schilling announced that close to 1,000 students and family members from the Anaheim Union High School District (AUHSD) attended the college's second annual Pledge Night, and 809 AUHSD students completed Pledge agreements to enroll at Cypress College next year… PUBLIC POLICY INSTITUTE OF CALIFORNIA – The President commented that Cypress College was featured in the Public Policy Institute of California, English as a Second Language (ESL) Report, for its new ESL certificates.
Fullerton College – Dr. Greg Schulz, President
OC TEACHER OF THE YEAR – Dr. Schulz announced that Geography Professor Aline Gregorio has been named 2020 Orange County Teacher of the Year… PLEDGE NIGHT – The President shared that over 1,250 students and family members from the Anaheim Union High School District (AUHSD) attended the college's second annual Pledge Night, and 749 AUHSD students have completed Pledge agreements to enroll at Fullerton College next year… SHERBECK FIELD IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT – Dr. Schulz reported that the Draft EIR for the Sherbeck Field Improvements Project will be available through the District and Fullerton College websites for a 45-day public comment period from May 15, 2019 through June 28, 2019… VETERANS GOLF CLASSIC – The President commented that the inaugural Veterans Golf Classic will be at Western Hills Country Club on June 3, 2019.
North Orange Continuing Education – Valentina Purtell, Provost
PASTRIES WITH THE PROVOST – Ms. Purtell announced upcoming dates for Pastries with the Provost… PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – The Provost shared upcoming training opportunities for staff and faculty including: universal design, communication skills, and connecting mind and body… SPRING EMERGENCY DRILLS – Ms. Purtell reported on NOCE's campus-wide participation in spring emergency drills to practice lockdown and active shooter response… DSS COMMUNITY CONVERSATION– The Provost invited the Board and Resource Table to attend "Community Conversation: The Untapped Workforce and Promoting Workplace Diversity" hosted by NOCE's Disability Support Services and the North Orange County Regional Consortium on May 23, 2019.
Comments by Members of the Resource Table
E-BOARD ELECTIONS – District Management Association President Richard Fee commented on Executive Board elections, and the desire for classified staff teaching opportunities within the District.
ONLINE TEACHING – NOCE Academic Senate President Tina McClurkin shared that NOCE is reviewing Cypress College's online teaching program to develop its own pilot program, and reported on assigning faculty to the District management position hiring committees.
CYPRESS COLLEGE ACADEMIC SENATE UPDATES – Cypress College Academic Senate President Craig Goralski commented on Outstanding Full-time and Adjunct Faculty of Year and Charger Awards, assigning faculty to the District management position hiring committees, and Master Plan consultation with faculty.
FULLERTON COLLEGE ACADEMIC SENATE UPDATES – Fullerton College Senate President Marcus Wilson reported on assigning faculty to the District management position hiring committees, and the desire for classified staff teaching opportunities within the District.
UF UPDATES – United Faculty President Dana Clahane reported on the desire for classified staff teaching opportunities within the District, shared that Fullerton College Professor Leonor Cadena was elected UF Vice President, and announced that UF is recommending a "yes" vote on the Tentative Agreement between NOCCCD and United Faculty.
CSEA UPDATES – CSEA President Dawnmarie Neate commented on the CSEW Breakfast, and thanked Cheryl Marshall for the Merit System presentation shared in her report.
ADFAC UNITED UPDATES – Adjunct Faculty United President Kent Stevenson informed the Board that past president Sam Russo passed away, and commented on contract negotiations.
Comments by Members of the Board of Trustees
CAMPUS ACTIVITIES – Cypress College Student Trustee Ester Plavdjian reported on campus activities, including Pledge Night, General Elections, and a new art gallery exhibition.
TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES – Fullerton College Student Trustee Pascual Castillo commented on the desire for classified staff teaching opportunities within the District.
CAMPUS ACTIVITIES – Board Member Molly McClanahan reported on the CSEW Breakfast, OC Transportation Authority bus pass for Fullerton College students, Fullerton College Students of Distinction, and AB 302.
CCLC CONFERENCE – Board Member Barbara Dunsheath shared themes from the recent CCLC Conference she attended, including diversity in hiring and emergency preparedness.
SHERBECK FIELD IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT – Board Member Jeffrey Brown reported that the Draft EIR for the Sherbeck Field Improvements Project will be available through the District and Fullerton College websites for a 45-day public comment period starting May 15, 2019.
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.)
EDUCATION PROTECTION ACCOUNT FUNDING & EXPENDITURES – The Board authorized the request to use the estimated $30,260,623 of Education Protection Account proceeds resulting from the passage of Proposition 55 to partially fund instructional salaries and benefits.
QUARTERLY INVESTMENT & IRREVOCABLE RETIREE BENEFITS TRUST REPORTS – The Board received the Quarterly Investment and Irrevocable Retiree Benefits Trust Reports for the quarter ended March 31, 2019.
QUARTERLY FINANCIAL STATUS REPORT – The Board reviewed the District's Quarterly Financial Status Report for the quarter ended March 31, 2019, as required by §58310 of Title 5.
SEPARATE BANK & INVESTMENT ACCOUNTS – The Board adopted a resolution establishing separate bank, saving, clearing, and revolving accounts pursuant to the California Community College Budget and Accounting Manual as authorized by §84030 of the Education Code, and in accordance with Education Code §58311 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations. (The Resolution is available for review in the District's Business Office.)
GENERAL FUND BUDGET TRANSFERS – The Board authorized the request for the 2018-2019 General Fund transfers netting to the amount of $676,908 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.)
BUDGET ADJUSTMENTS & NEW GRANTS – The Board authorized the request to accept new revenue and to make adjustments to the General Fund and Financial Aid Fund revenue and expenditure budgets in accordance with the revised and new fiscal year 2018-2019 allocations totaling $290,728. It is further requested that resolutions be adopted to adjust budgets, to accept new revenue and authorize expenditures within the General Fund and Financial Aid Fund pursuant to the California Code of Regulations Title 5, §58308. (The Resolution is available for review in the District's Business Office.)
SURPLUS ITEMS – The Board authorized the request to declare the attached list of items as surplus and for the Liquidation Company to conduct an auction for the sale of the surplus items.
CLASS 3 DISPOSABLE RECORDS – The Board authorized the request for the disposal of Class 3 Disposable Records after July 1, 2019, from the District's Business Office, and the respective Bursar's Office of Cypress and Fullerton Colleges and North Orange Continuing Education, pursuant to Title 5, §59020 of the California Administrative Code.
REAL PROPERTY – The Board adopted Resolution No.18/19-21, authorizing purchase of the real property located on East Chapman Avenue, Fullerton, CA, APN 033-211-04 in the amount of $2,800,000 and finding the purchase of real property exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act. (The Resolution is available for review in the District's Business Office.)
BUSHALA BROTHERS – The Board approved the bid from Bushala Brothers in the amount of $425,000.
DISTRICT-WIDE NETWORK REFRESH – The Board rejected all bids for RFP #1819-01, District-wide Network Refresh.
PATHWAYS OF HOPE – The Board authorized the request to enter into an annual agreement with Pathways of Hope in the amount of $197,800 starting July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.
CISCO SYSTEMS, INC. – The Board authorized the request to renew a one-year support agreement from CDW-G Technologies, Inc. for Cisco Systems, Inc. network hardware and software beginning July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020, for a total cost of $100,097.19 plus tax.
THUNDERBIRD LEADERSHIP CONSULTING – The Board authorized the request to amend the agreement with Thunderbird Leadership Consulting, increase the agreement by $6,500 from $137,068 to $143,568.
CONCENTRIC SKY – The Board authorized the request to enter into an agreement with Concentric Sky for the development of CTE Program Finder Website in the amount of $190,950 from May 19 – December 30, 2019. Any additional work for the website above the proposed amount will be charged based on an hourly rate of $150 per hour.
CYPRESS COLLEGE FACILITIES MASTER PLAN FINAL PROGRAM EIR – The Board received the information to the addendum to the Cypress College Science Engineering Math Building Final Program Environmental Impact Report.
VISION FOR SUCCESS – The Board approved the Cypress College, Fullerton College and NOCE local goals in alignment with the Vision for Success.
GUIDED PATHWAYS SELF-ASSESSMENT PROGRESS REPORTS – The Board received as information the Cypress College, Fullerton College, and NOCE guided pathways self-assessment progress reports.
CYPRESS COLLEGE CURRICULUM – The Board approved the summary of curriculum changes for Cypress College, to be effective Fall 2019.
NOCE CURRICULUM – The Board approved the summary of curriculum changes for the North Orange Continuing Education, to be effective Fall 2019.
RETIREMENTS – The Board approved the retirements of Behnoosh Armani, Fullerton College Counselor, effective July 1, 2019, and Philip Dykstra, Cypress College Director, Institutional Research and Planning, effective January 6, 2020.
TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK – The Board adopted Resolution No. 18/19-19, declaring the week of May 6-10, 2019 as Teacher Appreciation Week.
CLASSIFIED SCHOOL EMPLOYEE WEEK – The Board adopted Resolution No. 18/19-20, declaring the week of May 20-26, 2019 as Classified School Employee Week.
BOARD POLICIES – The Board adopted the revised Board Policies in Chapters 2.
BOARD POLICY 6320 – The Board re-adopted Board Policy 6320, Investments.
BOARD MEMBER COMPENSATION – The Board considered whether an increase to compensation for Board members is desirable at this time.
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, May 28, 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.