REDWOODS COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
Minutes of College Council
7351 Tompkins Hill Road, Eureka, CA. Board Room
September 30, 2008
MEMBERS Becky Blatnick (by video), Lance Courtney, Aeron Ives (by video),
PRESENT Allen Keppner, Michelle Lopez, Jeff Marsee, Ruth Moon, Jose Ramirez,
Keith Snow-Flamer, Tony Sartori, David Seda, Bill Studt, Marcia Williams
(by video), Kelly Wilson (by video)
MEMBERS Dave Bazard
CALL TO Jeff Marsee called the meeting to order at 1:03 p.m.
SCOPE OF Jeff stated that College Council is responsible for reviewing recommendations
COMMITTEE of board policies and administrative procedures before final approval of the
board of trustees. This council shall also be responsible for review of actions
made at the cabinet level, by the Academic Senate, the Coordinated Planning
Council, and the Financial Advisory Council. Council members shall be
responsible for conveying information from their groups and constituencies to
the Council as well as communicating from the Council to their constituency
group. The focal point of the Council is to discuss and review topics before
appearing before the board of trustees, to act as a collegial consultation
process, and as a check point and an informational sharing body to seek
clarification or intent.
MINUTES The following corrections to the minutes were made: Marcia Williams by
video, Kelly Wilson by phone.
BP 5010 BP 5010: “Admissions and Concurrent Enrollment,” AP 5010: “Admissions, “
AP 5010 and AP 5011: “Admission and Concurrent Enrollment of High School and
AP 5011 Other Young students,” will be referred back to the Academic Senate for
BP 2730 Consensus was reached on approval of BP 2730 “Health Benefits.” This policy
will be forwarded to the Board of Trustees.
AP 7381 Bill Studt will work on rewriting AP 7381 “Heath and Welfare Benefits” and
eliminate language that does not apply to the AMC group.
Minutes – College Council
September 30, 2008
EDUCATION Keith reported that Allen Keppner will co-chair the Education Master Plan
MASTER committee beginning October 1, and meetings will be held weekly.
FACILITIES Jeff noted that the Facilities Master Plan is driven by the Education Master Plan
MASTER and membership of this group is being finalized. The Facilities Master plan is
PLAN much more heavily written by the consultants due to technicality and there is a
critically-short timeframe for completion. Consultants will be doing a walk
through of all campuses.
REORGAN- Jeff expressed appreciation to all the groups for the feedback received on the
IZATION proposed reorganization structure. The division chair structure will be kept in
STRUCTURE place; however, job duties will be reviewed by the administration and the chairs.
NEXT The next meeting is scheduled for October 14, 2008
ADJOURN The meeting was adjourned at 2:00 p.m.