FOOTHILL GOVERNANCE COMMITTEES
Basic Skills Workgroup
: Maureen Mccarthy
: (650) 949-7250
: 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 2nd Tuesdays, 2:30PM
Buildings & Grounds/Sustainability Committee
: Karen Oeh
: (650) 949-7832
: Issues regarding construction projects, renovations,
signage and landscaping.
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.
Operations Planning Committee (OPC)
Classified Tri-Chair: Christine Mangiameli
Classified Tri-Chair (ACE): Denise Perez
Phone: (650) 949-7296
Classified Member: OPEN
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
Meets: Regularly, times vary.
Planning & Resource Council
: Erin Ortiz
: (650) 949-7060
: 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.
: 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 1:30-3:00PM
Professional Development Committee
Classified Tri-Chair: Karen Smith
: (650) 949-7027
: 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.
Program Review Committee
Classified Tri-Chair: Craig Gawlick
Phone: (408) 745-8021
Members: Claudia Flores, Craig Gawlick
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.
Student Equity Committee
Classified Tri-Chair: Adrienne Hypolite
Phone: (650) 949-7003
Members: Adrienne Hypolite, Justin Schultz, April Henderson
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.
: (650) 949-xxxx
: Advises and works with the college facilities director on sustainability
and green issues around the campus.
: 2nd Tuesday of each Month, 3:30 pm in the President's Conference Room (Admin. Building 1901)
Technology and the Strategic Planning and Budget Process
Representative: Sherri Mines
: (650) 949-6179
: 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.
: Monthly, Wednesdays, in the President's Conference Room
: Kent Mcgee
: (650) 949-7298
: Karen Oeh
: 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.
: 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 1:30-3:00PM
: Donna Wolf
: (650) 949-7390
: Donna Wolf
: 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.
: Monthly, 2nd Tuesday, 12:30-4:00PM
CLASSIFIED SENATE COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVES
Classified Appreciation Week Committee
: SENATE EXECUTIVE BOARD
& Mrinmaie Deshpande
: (650) 949-7060
: Coordinates all event planning activities involved in
arranging and hosting classified appreciation week for May 21-27, 2017.
: As needed.
Classified Retreat Committee (ANNUAL FLEX DAY)
: Erin Ortiz
: (650) 949-7060
: Lori Thomas, Karen Smith
: Coordinates or delegates all event planning activities
involved in setting up the annual classified retreat that occurs in May.
: Contact Chair of Committee.
: Christine Mangiameli
: (650) 949-7349
: Al Guzman
: Receives and solicits names of candidates to be
chosen as officers and supervises the election of those candidates.
: Meets once a year to set up election process and election.
Employee of the Quarter Committee
: Roland Amit
: (650) 949-7112
: Karen Smith, Erin Ortiz
: Reviews nominations and recommends recipients to the
Classified Senate Executive Board for employee of the quarter recognitions and annual
DISTRICT COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVES
District Board of Trustees
: (650) 949-xxxx
: Carries out the philosophy, mission and
priorities of Foothill-De Anza Community College District
: 6:00PM, 1st Monday of each Month, District Board Room
District Budget Advisory Committee
District Chancellor's Advisory Council
District Educational Technology Advisory Committee
District Human Resources Advisory Committee
District Diversity and Equity Advisory Committee
District Professional Growth Advisory Committee
District Staff Development Leave Committee
: Denise Perez
: (650) 949-7256
: Evaluates staff development leave applications.
: 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.
Facilities Master Plan
: Kai Chang
: (650) 949-7230
: Neil Chang
: (650) 949-7301
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