HR Newsletter Vol 1 Issue 3 - 05-2010

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					                                                                                         Volume 1                      issue 3                    May 6, 2010

H u m a n r e s o u rc e s
                                                                         If there are topics you would like to read in the e-newsletter, please send your suggestions to Amalia Perez,
                                                                         HR Analyst,

                                                                                       OPEN ENROLLMENT                             ~ May 3 to 14, 2010 ~
                                                                         All Employees are required to enroll online through BenefitBridge beginning May 3 through
                                                                         May 14, 2010. If you do not enroll through BenefitBridge by May 14, 2010, you will not have
                                                                         benefit coverage effective July 1, 2010. Completion of the online Open Enrollment process is
                                                                         mandatory for all benefit eligible employees even if you do not make any plan changes.
                             San Bernardino community college district

                                                                         •         2010-2011 Employee Benefits Guide can be found on the HR Website.
                                                                         •         Employees will be able to make benefit selections from any computer, at home or at work,
                                                                         •         To make an appointment with American Fidelity, call 800-365-9180
                                                                         •         Computer assistance is available at the following sites:
                                                                                       Crafton Hills College (LADM 300F)      May 13            8:00am -12:00pm & 1:00pm-4:30pm
                                                                                       SB Valley College (ADSS 200E)          May 11            1:00pm—5:00pm
                                                                                                                              May 12            8:00am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-4:30pm
                                                                                       District Office (Board Room)           May 14            8:00am-4:30pm

                                                                                                                Upcoming events

                                                                                               may 2010                                              June 2010
                                                                               •      May 3— Online Open Enrollment BEGINS
                                                                                                                                        •   June 7—Summer Office Hours 7am to 6pm
                                                                               •      May 13—Employee Service Recognition—                  begins
                                                                                      Board Room 1:30pm-3:30pm
                                                                                                                                        •   June 10—Board of Trustees Meeting
                                                                               •      May 13—Board of Trustees Meeting

                                                                               •      May 14—LCW Workshops for Managers
                                                                                      Advanced Investigations of Harassment

                                                                               •      May 15—Second Year & Third & Fourth
                                                                                      Year Faculty Contracts Due to HR

                                                                               •      May 20— CHC Graduation

                                                                               •      May 21—SBVC Graduation

                                                                                       HR SPOTLIGHTS...Michael strong, chc
                                                                             HR would like to recognize Michael Strong, Director of Facilities,
                                                                             Operations and Maintenance at Crafton Hills College. Mike has been
                                                                             with the District since 2008. We would like to recognize and thank Mike
                                                                             for his leadership to his employees, for his commitment and hard work
                                                                             on-campus, for always conveying a positive attitude, and for always going
                                                                             above and beyond the call of duty.

                                                                                                 Welcome our new employees...
                                                                         Margaret Cox, Child Development Assistant, SBVC               Lori Sanchez, Research Assistant, PDC

                                                                         Corrine Molina, Child Development Assistant, SBVC             Shannon Steckenfinger, Clerical Assistant I, CHC

                                                                         Gloria Pinon, Child Development Assistant, SBVC
   San Bernardino
                                            W h at ’ s N e w a n d U p c o m i n g . . .
   college district
   114 S. Del Rosa Drive                                      DISTRICT PAID GROUP LIFE
 San Bernardino. CA 92408
                                        Effective July 1, 2010, Prudential Life Insurance will be our life insurance carrier. Every
       Tel: 909-382-4040                benefit eligible employee will continue to receive $30,000 of District paid life insurance.
       Fax: 909-382-0173
                                        Please provide beneficiary information when you complete your elections in BenefitBridge.
Office Hours:
Mondays through Fridays
8:00am to 5:00pm                                       Voluntary accidental death &
Closed on Holidays                                            Dismemberment

June—July Summer Hours:
                                        The District is pleased to provide benefit eligible employees the opportunity to receive a
Mondays through
                                        NO COST Voluntary Accidental Death and Dismemberment benefit in the amount of
                                        $2,000. AD&D insurance is not medically underwritten, and acceptance is guaranteed.
                                        The basic purpose of AD&D is to provide for many of the unexpected expenses that a
7:00am to 6:00pm                        family faces following a tragic accident. This plan provides payment for the loss of sight,
                                        hearing and speech.
Any HR Questions Contact::
                                        Just simply complete the beneficiary information in BenefitBridge before May 14, 2010 and
Renee Brunelle, Vice Chancellor         you will be automatically covered for $2,000 of AD&D insurance. The new plan will
Ext. 4041                               become effective July 1, 2010.
Dio Shipp, Director
Ext. 4046                                         SSn requirement for dependents

Amalia Perez, Analyst                   The new Medicare Secondary Payer Requirements law requires insurers and group health
Ext. 4047                               plans to report Social Security number for employees and dependents. Review your
                                        dependents SSN on BenefitBridge to ensure it is correct.
Tommi Ng, Generalist
(SBVC—President’s Office &
Instruction)                                                        Open Enrollment ends on May 14, 2010
Ext. 4044

Lizanna Ocampo, Generalist                                                    Hr corner...
Ext. 4064                               The HR Generalists will be available at the following sites:
Cheryl Burge, Generalist                SBVC       Tuesdays              12:30pm to 4:30pm                ADSS 200E             Cheryl Burge
(SBVC—Administrative & Student
                                        SBVC       Wednesdays            1:30pm to 4:30pm                 ADSS 200E             Tommi Ng
Ext. 4016
                                        CHC        Thursdays             8:00am to 11:00am                LADM 300E             Lizanna Ocampo
                                        DETS       Thursdays             8:00am to 9:00am                                       Jeremiah McFarland
Jeremiah McFarland, Generalist          KVCR       Thursdays             9:00am to 10:00am                                      Jeremiah McFarland
(District Offices, KVCR, DETS,          Police     Thursdays             10:00am to 11:00am                                     Jeremiah McFarland
Police, EDCT & Adjuncts)                EDCT       Thursdays             11:00am to 12noon                                      Jeremiah McFarland
Ext. 4080

Stacey Cole,                            “Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but can’t be two people. Instead, you
Sr. Staff Assistant
(Students, Short-Terms &
                                        have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him to inspire his people.” ~ Lee Iacocca
Professional Experts)
Ext. 4069

Lorraine Norton,                        Congratulations to SBVC 2010 Awardees
Administrative Assistant II
                                                                     Dr. Bill Clarke ~ 2010 Innovator of the Year
Ext. 4042
                                    James Harris II ~ 2010 District Employee of the Year              Gary Kelly ~ 2010 Manager of the Year
Maria Torres,
                                    Heidi Walker ~ 2010 Excellence Award                              Dr. John Stanskas ~ 2010 Outstanding Service Award
Clerical Assistant II (Reception)
Ext. 4043                           Romana Pires ~ 2010 Outstanding Professor                         Kevin Kammer ~ 2010 Outstanding Professor
                                    Rose King ~ 2010 Classified Employee of the Year                  Lisa Archuletta ~ 2010 Classified Employee of the Year
                                                                                                                2010 service RECOGNITION recipients

                ⇒ Board Policies & Administrative Procedures
                                                                                                                             5 Years. . .                                               15 Years. . .
                                                                                                         Deborah Castro            Benjamin Gamboa                   Benjamin Holland          Charlotte Williams
                                                                                                         Christopher Jones         Earnest Higgins
                                                                                                         Mary Leon                 Yvonne Rose-Powers                                   20 Years. . .
                                                                                                         Anthony Roberson
                                                                                                                                                                     Virginia Diggle

                                                                                                                             10 Years. . .                                              30 Years. . .
                                                                                                                                                                     Rosemarie Parra
                                                               ⇒ Bargaining Agreements
                                                                                                         James Harris II            Kenneth Couch
                                                                                                         Phylis Mitchell            Steven Sutorus
                                                                                                         Yendis Battle              Ernestine Warren                                    40 Years. . .
                                                                                                                                                                     Alfred Gondos

                                                                                                                                                       CRAFTON HILLS COLLEGE
                                                                                                                             5 Years. . .                                  20 Years. . .
                                                                                                        Kathryn Farmer             Denise McCrary                      Victoria Barra           Joe Moreno
                                                                                                        Rosemarie Barnes           Charlie Ng, Jr.                     Judith Harrington        Jose Olmos
                                                                                                        Catherine Hendrickson      Kevin Palkki                        Richard Kirkhart         Juana Sousa
                                                                                                        Lynette Hunter             Anthony White                       Farhad Mansourian
                                                                                                        Aimee Marshall

                                                                                                                           10 Years. . .                                                25 Years. . .
                                                                                                        Larry Aycock               Robert McAtee                       Kelly Bingham            Laura Record
                                                                                                        Gino Barabani              David Molnar                        Damaris Matthews
                ⇒ Environmental, Health & Safety

                                                                                                        Michael Bedoya             Bret Scaliter
                                                                                                        Richard Bryson             June Wagner
                                                               ⇒ SafeColleges Online Training

                                                                                                        Michelle Cole              Miriam Williams                                      30 Years. . .
                                                                                                        Marita Jones                                                  Leroy Edwards            Judith Giacona

                                                                                                                           15 Years. . .                                                35 Years. . .
                                                                                                        Linda Litvinoff                                               Vickie Sowers

                                                                                                                                 SAN BERNARDINO VALLEY COLLEGE
                                                                                                                             5 Years. . .                                              15 Years. . .
                                                                                                         Mary Beth Barrios         Amanda Moody                      Eva Alanis                June Hill
                                                                                                         Achala Chatterjee         Raina Okray                       Colleen Calderon          Denise Knight
                                                                                                         Susan Crebbin             Guillermo Parra, Jr.              Rickey Chatman            Bonnie Cruz
                                                                                                         Nancy Davis               Michael Powell                    Janet Courts              Julie Ulloa
                                                                                                         Karen Deck                Rosario Pulido
                                                                                                         Virginia Evans-Perry      Regina Ross                                         20 Years. . .
                                                                                                         Raquel Garcia             Cecile Smith
                                                                                                         Jeremiah Gilbert          Margaret Soto
                                                                    ⇒ Online Employment Opportunities

                                                                                                                                                                     Diana Alblinger           Sandra Moore
                                                                                                         Melissa Heredia           Jennifer Mendoza                  Armando Alcala            Debra Moses
                                                                                                         Abeir Israeil Kasouha     Mary Valdemar                     Kenneth Blumenthal        Long Nguyen
                                                                                                         Dennis Jackson            Andre Wooten                      Bridget Candelaria        Baybie Scudder
                                                                                                                                                                     Gregory Fife              Christie Winter
                       ⇒ Human Resources Website

                                                                                                                                                                     Mark Ikeda

                                                                                                                                                                                       25 Years. . .
                                                                                                                           10 Years. . .                            Gilbert Maez              Edward Szumski
                                                                                                                                                                    Jerry Mason               Alicia Tuvida
                                                                                                         Lorrie Burnham            Guy Hinrichs                     Cang Nguyen               Patricia Wall
                                                                                                         Michelle Crocfer          Denise Jacobs
                                                                                                         Marvellee Diaz            Melodie Jollie                                      30 Years. . .
                                                                                                         Anselmo Escobedo          Marion Meines
                                                                                                         John Feist                Sarah Miller                     Gary Calote               Eloise Sifford
                                                                                                         Helen Garcia              Quang Pham                       Cheri Jollie              James Stewart
                                                                                                         Margaret Gonzales         Raquel Villa                     Manuel Loera              Clyde Williams
                                                                                                         Ernest Guillen            Nicole Williams                  Linda Molina

                                                                                                                                                             35 Years. . .
                                                                                                                                            Vernon Stauble
    San Bernardino
    college district
                                                                      SAFETY INSIGHT
      114 S. Del Rosa Drive                                                           DISTRICT-WIDE SAFETY COMMITTEE
    San Bernardino. CA 92408
                                              The following were discussed during the District-wide Safety Committee meeting held on
Any Safety Questions                          April 30, 2010:
                                              •   Selection of Committee officers for a 1 year term:
                                                       Chairperson:               Sarah Miller, SBVC
                                                       Co-Chairpersons:           Renee Brunelle, District & Charlie Ng, CHC
Renee Brunelle, Vice                          •   The colleges and the District presented safety updates.
Chancellor, Co-Chair—                         •   Russ Sutter presented an emergency preparedness update and the proposed Flip-
District-wide Safety                              Chart.
Committee                                     •   District presented an update on injuries and incurred costs.
909-382-4041                                  •   Next meeting will be on Friday, May 14, 2010 at 2pm.

Dio Shipp, Director HR,
District Safety Officer                                                   CAMPUS SAFETY training schedules
                                                                                                                                         San Bernardino Valley College
                                              •                     May 17—Hazard Communications/MSDS
Charlie Ng, Vice                              •                     June 7—Utility Cart
President,                                    •                     June 21—Lock Out/Tag Out
CHC Safety Officer, Co-                       •                     July 19—Ladder Safety
Chair—District-wide Safety                                                                                                                           Crafton Hills College
Committee                                     •                     May 10—Heat Illness
909-389-3210                                  •                     June 14—Aerial Lift/Heavy Equipment Certification

James Hansen, Vice
President, SBVC Safety                                                                             Safety tipS for the month…
909-384-8958                                                                                                                                                       It’s P-R-E-V-E-N-T-A-B-L-E . . .
Patrick McCurry, Police                                                                                                                                            Workers are encouraged to:
Chief, Emergency                                 Personal Protective Equipment                                                                                     •    Submit safety suggestions for their
                                                                                                                                                                        work areas, operations, and equipment.
909-384-4491                                                              Protect Yourself - It’s Worth It!
                                                                                                                                                                   •    Serve on the safety committee. Let
Sarah Miller, Chairperson                                                           1. Use goggles                                                                      them know the goals and activities of the
District-wide Safety                                                                                                                                                    committee and how they can help.
909-384-8554                                                                                                                                                       •    Participate in safety training meet-
                                                                                                                                                                        ings. Urge them to pay attention, ask
                                                                                                                               2. Use gloves                            questions, and share insights on the train-
                                                                                                                                                                        ing topic.
        CALENDAR:                                                                                                                                                  •    Perform daily and assigned inspec-
                                                                                                                                                                        tions. Inspect PPE, equipment, and
•     May 3—SBVC Safety                                                                                                                                                 their work areas before every job and
      & Facilities Committee                                       3. Use proper shoes                                                                                  every shift.
                                                                                                                                                                   •    Practice good safety habits. Follow
•     May 10—CHC Safety                                                                                                                                                 safe operating procedures, never take
                                                                                                                                                                        short cuts, and always be thorough and
      Committee Meeting                                                                                                    4. Use earplugs                              conscientious in their work.
•     May 14—District-                                                                                                                                             Injury prevention requires constant diligence on
      wide Safety Commit-      License # 0451271
                                                                                                                                                                   the part of both management and employees.
                               Keenan’s loss control services promote safety awareness, and assist in the
                               identification of conditions which may pose a risk of injury. We do not
                               suggest that following our recommendations will eliminate all risk of injury   Innovative Solutions. Enduring Principles.
                               or will result in improved loss experience.