Minutes of the April 9, 1996 Meeting
Members Attending: Chuck Ackerknecht, Dudley Foster,
David Jones, Paul Kubicki, Ralph LaRosa, Dale Newman, Mark
Pracher, Yolanda Ramil, Mari Rettke, Gerald Scheib, Janice
Silver, Sally Silvers, Sonia Soto-Bair, Gwen Walker, Joyce
Woodmansee, Alex Yguado, Louie Zandalasini.
Guests: Mark Kahn, Joanne Kalter-Flink, Del Peterson,
The meeting was called to order at 1 :40 pm as 13
members were present.
- Approval of minutes: M/S/no action Kubicki/LaRosa to
accept parliamentarian's opinion. A. Yguado stated that
the original vote was in question so the vote was in
error. M/S/F Kubicki/Rettke 3-7 that it was proper. There
was lengthy discussion. M/S/P Ramil/Kubicki 13-0-0 to
accept the minutes as they stand from the March 7, 1 996
- Treasurer's report: No report was given. It will be
given t~ R Scuderi.
- Public Address: No address.
- President's Report: Catering truck status was
reviewed; the prior contractor was not complying with
regulations so a change was made. Because it feels more
people should be going to the fall and spring State
Academic Senate meetings the DAS Executive Committee will
be taking forward a recommendation to the DAS that the
DAS should pay for the local college Academic Senate
president and one additional person from each college to
attend. W. Butler, DAS president, has stated that the
search for a new chancellor should be completed by May
1996. The results of the trimester survey have been
posted in faculty areas. $2,000 remains in the faculty
travel account; general consensus was that faculty
members who have traveled and who have additional
out-of-pocket expenses for which they have not yet been
reimbursed can submit requests for reimbursement to D.
Newman, and the remaining balance will be divided among
those submitting such requests. M/S/P Yguado/Ramil 11-2-2
to reject the informational item. A friendly amendment
was accepted by the mover and seconder that in the future
more information be provided to more fully clarify where
background information comes from and what we are
supposed to do with it. M/S/P Kubicki/Ackerknecht 15-0-0
to approve M. Rettke as Instructional Improvement
Coordinator. Information on distance learning, transfer,
matriculation and affirmative action from the
megaconference is available in the Counseling office.
- Committee Reports: No Constitution Committee report.
No Curriculum Committee report; A. Yguado did state that
the curriculum committee passed some 99s, was simplifying
prerequisite form, and that discipline meetings were
canceled. No Hiring Committee report other than that
there pressure on faculty from the college president. The
Scholarship Committee decided on recipients, and as there
were no applicants for the C. Bowman scholarship it was
proposed that H. Bowman be contacted in writing to asking
him to attend the next scholarship \: committee meeting
to discuss the qualifications and perhaps some revision
of them. DAS report was written and attached to the
agenda; A. Yguado pointed out that the director of ITV
should be a faculty member. Academic Rank reoorted that
nil applications were approved.
- Old Business: R/P 12-1-1 the use of space in campus
center resolution, which will be forwarded to the college
president. A resolution on the process for filling all
vacant positions was discussed; examples of prior abuses
were given; questions on wording were raised and A.
Yguado, the resolution author, accepted offered
assistance from P. Kubicki and M. Rettke; will be voted
on at the next meeting. A resolution was presented on
Issues with Campus Security; a point of order was raised;
the parliamentarian will make a ruling.
- New Business: Learning Center resolution presented by
D. Newman as an effort among district LAC directors to be
consistent here and across the state in what they do and
are. Forums on the future were discussed. M/S/P
Kubicki/Yguado 15-0-0 to support Del Peterson in thot it
is the jurisdiction of the Staff Development Committee to
adjudicate staff development funds not the prerogative of
an individual. M. Kahn addressed part-time faculty needs;
/0/S/P Jones/LaRosa 7-0-1 to form a committee to develop
a resolution about the relationship between parttime and
Meeting adjourned at 2:55 pm. Back to Home Page