DECEMBER 10, 2002
An executive session and regular meeting of the Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board was scheduled to be held at 5:30 p.m. at the District Support Services Center, 2411 West 14th Street, Tempe, Arizona, pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02, notice having been duly given.
Nancy Stein, President
Ed Contreras, Secretary
Linda B. Rosenthal, Member
Don Campbell, Member
Gene Eastin, Member
Janet Gesin for Ron Bleed
CALL TO ORDER
The executive session meeting was called to order at 5:40 p.m. by President Nancy Stein.
The Governing Board met in executive session, notice having been previously given.
The executive session meeting adjourned at 6:30 p.m.
The regular meeting was called to order at 6:37 p.m.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Gene Eastin led the assembly in the pledge of allegiance to the United States of America.
BOARD MEMBER REPORTS
Linda Rosenthal attended the GateWay Community College holiday dinner and met students and faculty.
Nancy Stein attended the Madrigal Fest at Mesa Community College.
No reports from Don Campbell, Ed Contreras or Gene Eastin.
Dr. Gaskin and faculty executive council members met and will move forward towards attending these conversation meetings on a regular basis.
Dr. Gaskin announced and awarded Dr. Linda Thor with the Norman Clark National Award.
Dr. Gaskin announced the 40th Anniversary Tribute and gave the first copy to Nancy Stein and she in turn gave all Board Members a copy. Dr. Gaskin thanked Doyle Burke, Rick DeGraw, June Matthews, Carol Diego, Jeannette Stephens, and Larry Christiansen for their work in gathering information and publishing this Tribute.
Nancy Stein thanked all those involved with this project, with special thanks to Doyle Burke, Larry Christiansen and Fred Gaskin.
FACULTY EXEC COUNCIL REPORT
Faculty Executive Council requested that the safety survey not be used and asked that safety reports be used.
EMPLOYEE GROUP REPORTS
Genevieve Watson, President of MCBAA (Maricopa Council on Black American Affairs), presented their 2002-2003 Summary Update. This included activities and involvements of the Council; employee input in climate survey; data gathering for AA employment manuals, employment statistics and demographic information; continued partnerships with other organizations; retreats and job fairs; fund raising and recruitment.
Dr. Linda Thor announced the award for the Rio/AzDA online clinical dental assisting program and introduced Mr. Rick Murray, Executive Director of the Arizona Dental Association, and Dr. David Dischler, President of the Arizona Dental Association. They shared with the Board information regarding the Golden Apple Award. This award was based upon the partnership between the Association and Rio Salado College in creating an online dental assisting program. Only one award of this type is made annually by the American Dental Association, and it is the first time that the award has included an educational institution.
STUDENT GOVERNMENT REPORT
STATE BOARD REPORT
Nick Balich concurred with Dr. Gaskin's concerns of the transfer of the State Board lease.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
Dr. Phil Randolph announced GCC's winner of the Valley of the Sun Bowl. Women's Volleyball finished third.
SCC will be the site of the Fiesta Bowl home team. Dr. Art DeCabooter brought samples of the artichoke dolls that will be sold for scholarship funds.
Dr. Corina Gardea announced that six students from Phoenix College participated in Model United Nation conference representing Malaysia. They won outstanding delegation at the conference. These students were competing against 2 and 4 year colleges from the U.S. and other countries.
APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA
President Stein requested a motion to approve the agenda.
MOTION NO. 9139
Dr. Campbell moved that the Governing Board agenda be approved. Motion approved 5-0.
CONSIDERATION OF CONSENT AGENDA
President Stein asked for any requests to remove items from the Consent Agenda.
Gene Eastin requested C-1 be removed for comment only.
The following items are included in the Consent Agenda:
(V. A-1) APPROVAL OF MINUTES - Approval of the minutes of the November 12, 2002 Work Session and the November 26, 2002 Regular Governing Board Meeting.
(V.B-1) APPROVAL AND ADOPTION - of the attached proposed amendments to the Annual Board Planning Cycle Executive Duties and Responsibilities.
(V.C-2) APPROVAL AND TRANSFER of Real Property Ownership from the State Board to the Maricopa County Community College District through the Quit Claim Deed.
(V.D-1) APPROVAL of Curriculum proposals as submitted.
(V.D-2) APPROVAL OF THE CHANGE in credits for the Curriculum-Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree.
(V.D-3) APPROVAL OF THE SUBMITTED list of recommended 2003-04 Sabbatical Leaves.
(V.D-4) APPROVAL AND ACCEPTANCE of Lumina Planning Grant for Rio Salado Community College through the Maricopa County Community Colleges Foundation
(V.D-5) APPROVAL OF A ONE-YEAR EXTENSION of the contract to provide technical training for Ford Motor Company dealership automotive technicians throughout the state with Glendale Community College.
(V.D-6) APPROVAL OF A ONE-YEAR EXTENSION of the contract to provide technical training and assessment for General Motors dealership automotive technicians throughout the state with Glendale Community College.
(V.E-1) APPROVAL OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT for Streets, Roads and Parking Lot Improvements and Maintenance at Williams Education Center.
(V.E-2) APPROVAL OF A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING with the City of Mesa for Water and Sewer Lines Maintenance, Repairs, and Improvements at Williams Education Center.
MOTION NO. 9140
Linda Rosenthal motioned that the Consent Agenda be approved with the exception of C-1. Motion approved 5-0.
(V.C-1) CONSIDERATION OF EMPLOYMENTS, RESIGNATIONS, RETIREMENTS AND TERMINATIONS.
Gene Eastin wanted to know if Steve Platte (resigning) had enough years for Emeritus Status. Gina Kranitz will
MOTION NO. 9141
Rufus Glasper asked the Governing Board to accept the addendum to C-1 for additions and removals. Linda Rosenthal moved that the personal actions be approved as presented including the addendum for additions and removals. Motion approved 5-0
(VI.A-1) APPROVAL OF THE PROPOSED updated revisions to the Adjunct Faculty Policy Manual - Dr. Glasper stated that this was an information item only and requested that the Governing Board accept this as a First Reading Item.
(VI.A-2) APPROVAL AND IMPLEMENTATION of Flex Credit Benefit Proposal for fiscal year 2003-04 effective July 1, 2003.
Dr. Glasper requested the Governing Board to accept this item as a First Reading.
Linda Rosenthal inquired about the average flex credit for each employee. Dianne Johns stated that the credit
currently is $5,030.00/employee and with the approval of VI.A-2 the amount will be approximately $5,500.00/employee.
(VII. A.) Budget Analysis Report Summary
Fund 1 - General Unrestricted Fund
For the Month Ended November 30, 2002
Dr. Rufus Glasper stated this summary was a draft and the final summary will be presented next month and the January meeting.
NEXT BOARD MEETING
The next Governing Board Meeting will be a listening session at Mesa Community College on Thursday, January 23, 2003.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:17 p.m.
Governing Board Secretary