COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVES

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CLASSIFIED SENATE COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVES

Classified Appreciation Week Committee
Chair: SENATE EXECUTIVE BOARD
Phone: (650) 949-7027
Members: OPEN
Description: Coordinates all event planning activities involved in arranging and hosting classified appreciation week.
Meets: As needed.

Classified Retreat Committee
Chair: Erin Ortiz
Phone: (650) 949-7060
Members: Lori Thomas
Description: Coordinates or delegates all event planning activities involved in setting up the annual classified retreat that occurs in May.
Meets: Contact Chair of Committee.
Website: http://www.foothill.edu/classified/retreat.php

Elections Committee
Chair: Christine Mangiameli
Phone: (650) 949-7349
Members: Al Guzman
Description: Receives and solicits names of candidates to be chosen as officers and supervises the election of those candidates.
Meets: Meets once a year to set up election process and election.

Employee of the Quarter Committee
Chair: OPEN
Phone: (650) 949-xxxx
Members: OPEN
Description: Reviews nominations and recommends recipients to the Classified Senate Executive Board for employee of the quarter recognitions and annual awards.
Meets: Meets quarterly. Contact Chair of Committee.
Website: http://www.foothill.edu/classified/eom.php

FOOTHILL COLLEGE COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVES

Academic Senate
Liaison: Craig Gawlick
Phone: (650) 949-7240
Description: Faculty Committee that makes recommendations to the Foothill Administration and the District Board of Trustees on academic and professional matters.
Meets: Meets 2nd & 4th Mondays from 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Website: http://www.foothill.edu/senate/

Basic Skills Workgroup
Classified Tri-Chair: Craig Gawlick
Phone: (650) 949-7240
Members: OPEN
Description: Coordinates the design and implementation of programs that support the development of foundation skills in reading, writing, mathematics, English as a Second Language, and learning/study to achieve success in college-level courses. In doing so, we endeavor to focus necessary and purposeful activities in four areas of effective practice: organization/administration, program design, staff development, and instructional practice.
Meets: Meets 2nd Tuesdays, 2:30PM
Website: http://www.foothill.edu/president/basicskills.php

Buildings & Grounds Committee
Representative: OPEN
Phone:
Description: Issues regarding construction projects, renovations, signage and landscaping.
Meets: TBD

Campus Center Board
Representative: OPEN
Phone: (650) 949-xxxx
Description: Board consisting of all the different offices in the Campus Center. Ensure the Campus Center runs well and the different constituents are informed.
Meets: As needed

Commencement Committee
Chair: Lori Thomas
Phone: (650) 949-7258
Description: Plans and volunteers to assist with detail surrounding June's Graduation and Commencement Ceremony.
Meets: Meets 1st and 3rd Mondays at 1pm in Toyon Room

Distance Education Advisory Committee
Classified member: OPEN
Phone: (650) 949-xxxx
Description: The DEAC is a shared governance group that provides college-wide direction and leadership for distance education and online learning. It meets on a regular basis through-out the academic year. Faculty, staff, and student representatives serve on the DEAC, which is responsible for developing the comprehensive Distance Education Plan and ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations. The DEAC exists as a tandem group with the COOL, and makes recommendations to PaRC, the TTF, and other shared governance groups, for vision, policies, and implementations related to distance education.
Meets: TBD

Operations Planning Committee (OPC)

Classified Tri-Chair: Anthony Cervantes
Members: Leslye Noone
Phone: (650) 949-xxxx
Description: Recommends to Planning and Resource Council (PaRC) regarding division and unit operation budgets. Prioritizes list of allocation recommendations not aligned with Strategic Initiatives. Reviews division spending plans and makes recommendations to the PaRC regarding division allocations. Develops criteria for establishing division and unit operating budgets. Prioritizes resource requests not aligned with Strategic Initiatives.
Meets: Regularly, times vary.
Website: http://www.foothill.edu/president/operations


Planning & Resource Council
Classified Tri-Chair: Karen Smith
Phone: (650) 949-7027
Description: Oversees and drives institutional planning and assessment of all college wide plans, including the Strategic Plan Commitments to action, Instructional/ Student Services/ Administrative Program Plans, Accreditation Planning Agendas, Facilities, Technology, Student Equity, and DSPS Plans. Prioritizes expenditures to advance the Strategic Initiatives including resource requests. Approves the priorities for division budgets. Develops policy regarding budget reduction. Reviews College and District policies and develops procedures to implement policy. Provides Accreditation Oversight. Advises the President on issues regarding campus climate and well-being. Evaluates instructional program discontinuance proposals. Promotes awareness and understanding of Foothill College budgeting, FHDA district budget, and the state budget. Evaluates proposed new instructional and student services programs against sustainability and compatibility with Foothill Strategic Initiatives.
Meets: 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 1:30-3:00PM
Website: http://www.foothill.edu/president/governance

Professional Development Committee
Classified Tri-Chair: Karen Smith
Phone: (650) 949-7027
Description: Generates, organizes, and authorizes professional development activities for faculty, staff, and administrators.  Organizes and coordinates the quarterly Professional Development Day.  Provides recommendations for professional development activities for Foothill College opening day.
Meets:TBD
Website: http://www.foothill.edu/staff/development/PDC.php

Program Review Committee

Representative: Al Guzman
Phone: (650) 949-6958
Members: Craig Gawlick, Roland Amit
Description: Program review is the process by which instructional and non-instructional programs systematically assess themselves to ensure currency, relevance, appropriateness, and achievement of stated goals and outcomes related to student learning and institutional effectiveness. The Foothill College Program Review Committee will be responsible for evaluating (comprehensive) program reviews.
Meets: TBD
Website: http://foothill.edu/staff/irs/programplans/programreview.php


Student Equity Committee

Classified Tri-Chair: April Henderson
Phone: (650) 949-7542
Members: Roberto Sias, William Walker
Description: The purpose of the Student Equity Committee is to establish and approve the student equity policy campus-wide. Subcommittee of the Planning & Resource Council.

Sustainability Committee
Representative: OPEN
Phone: (650) 949-xxxx
Description: Advises and works with the college facilities director on sustainability and green issues around the campus.
Meets: 2nd Tuesday of each Month, 3:30 pm in the President's Conference Room (Admin. Building 1901)
Website: http://www.foothill.edu/sustainability/


Technology and the Strategic Planning and Budget Process
Representative:Susan Traynor
Phone: (650) 949-7057
Description: Foothill integrates technology planning with college planning through its institutional planning model and through its primary technology-based shared governance committee, the Technology Task Force. The Tech Task force is chaired by the Associate Vice President of External Relations, The Dean of Technology and Innovation, the Academic Senate representative and the Classified Senate Representative. The college has a Distance Education Advisory Committee, to address distance education specifically. This will be outlined in section three.
Campus Committee:
Meets: Monthly, Wednesdays, in the President's Conference Room

Transfer Workgroup
Classified Tri-Chair: John Dubois
Phone: (650) 949-7343
Classified Member: Christine Johnson
Description: Prioritize list of resources (personnel, equipment, technology, and supplies) to drive the Promoting a Collaborative Decision-Making Environment Strategic Initiative and to improve student learning with accompanying rationale. Develop criteria for and implementation of the annual evaluation of the expenditures that advance the Promoting a Collaborative Decision-Making Environment Strategic Initiative. Develop criteria and implementation of annual evaluation of the planning outcomes and process of their Promoting a Collaborative Decision-Making Environment Strategic Initiative Planning Committee.
Meets: 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 1:30-3:00PM
Website: http://www.foothill.edu/president/collaborative/

Workforce Workgroup
Classified Tri-Chair: Charlie McKellar
Phone: (650) 949-6955
Classified Member: OPEN
Description: Prioritize list of resources (personnel, equipment, technology, and supplies) to drive the Putting Access into Action Strategic Initiative and to improve student learning with accompanying rationale. Develop criteria for and implementation of the annual evaluation of the expenditures that advance the Putting Access into Action Strategic Initiative. Develop criteria and implementation of annual evaluation of the planning outcomes and process of their Putting Access into Action Strategic Initiative Planning Committee.
Meets: Monthly, 2nd Tuesday, 12:30-4:00PM
Website: http://www.foothill.edu/president/access/

DISTRICT COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVES

District Board of Trustees
Representative: Karen Smith
Phone: (650) 949-7027
Description: Carries out the philosophy, mission and priorities of Foothill-De Anza Community College District
Meets: 6:00PM, 1st Monday of each Month, District Board Room
Website: http://www.fhda.edu/about_us/board/

District Budget Advisory Committee
Representative: Gigi Gallagher
Phone: (650) 949-7454
Description: Advises vice chancellor of business services on budget and finance matters.
Meets:1:30-3:00PM, 1st & 3rd Tuesday, District Board Room
Website: http://business.fhda.edu/budget/

District Chancellor's Advisory Council
Representative: Karen Smith
Phone: (650) 949-7027
Description: Advises district chancellor on policy matters.
Meets:1:30-3:00PM, 3rd or 4th Friday of each month, District Board Room
Website: http://www.fhda.edu/about_us/stories/storyReader$136

District Educational Technology Advisory Committee
Representative: OPEN
Phone: (650) 949-xxxx
Description: Advises district vice-chancellor of technology on policy matters.
Meets: TBD
Website: http://ets.fhda.edu/etac/

District Human Resources Advisory Committee
Representative: Karen Smith
Phone: (650) 949-7027
Description: Advises district vice-chancellor of human resources on policy matters.
Meets: Not currently meeting
Website: http://www.fhda.edu/about_us/stories/storyReader$140

District Professional Growth Advisory Committee
Representative: OPEN
Phone: (650) 949-xxxx
Description: Evaluates professional growth achievement awards each month.
Meets: After the 10th day of each month.
Website: http://www.foothill.edu/classified/pga.php

District Staff Development Leave Committee
ACE Representative: OPEN
Phone: (650) 949-xxxx
Description: Evaluates staff development leave applications.
Meets: Meets once in February to approve requests.
Note: This is an ACE union appointee because it is related to salary and benefits, however strengthening professional development is also an important purpose and objective of the Classified Senate.
Website: http://hr.fhda.edu/personnel/classified/

 

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