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Committee Name: College Governance Council
Meeting Date: 2/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Randall Franklin, HR Director
Sarah Jarrett, Professional Development Policy Committee and Part-time Staff Association Chair
David Lightfoot, VP of Information Technology
Kris Ogden, Annual Budget Planning Committee Chair
Kim French, Student Success Committee Chair
Debra Short, Employee Recognition Committee Chair (Chairman)
Jeff Sydenstricker, Safety and Security Committee Chair
Jim Tuite, Evaluation and Assessment Committee Chair (Recorder)
Cynthia Deutsch, Faculty Association President
Ed McGee,  Educational, E-Learning, and Information Technology Committee (E2IT) Chair
Muriel Mickles, VP, Academic, and Student Affairs;
Chris Bryant, VP, Institutional Development 
John Capps, President
John Rocha, Facilities
Lewis Bryant, VP, Finance
Mary Zoccola, Classified Staff Association President
Elizabeth Narehood, Title III Project Director

None
 

Debra Short (Chair) asked if there were any changes to the October 15, 2019 meeting minutes.  There were none.  Sarah Jarrett moved that the minutes be approved (David Lightfoot seconded). The members were polled, and the meeting minutes were unanimously approved.
 
Debra Short emailed the agenda, which included proposals from Cynthia Deutsch, Faculty Association and Mary Zoccola, Classified Staff Association for review, comment, and approval.
 
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Cynthia Deutsch presented a proposal from the Faculty Association (Learning Environment Awards (LEA) for Adjunct Faculty)

A brief description of the recommendation or proposal:
 
Faculty would like to open the LEA awards to adjunct faculty.
 
Proposed action plan for implementation:
 
Allow adjunct faculty to be eligible for LEA awards.
 
Are there any other offices/committees that should be included in this decision?
 
President’s Cabinet. (Employee Recognition Committee has reviewed and approved this proposal).
 
After a brief discussion about whether the change would result in additional costs, the Council concurred with the change. Jim Tuite moved to approve the recommendation, and Kim French seconded the recommendation. The members were polled, and the motion was unanimously approved.
 
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Mary Zocolla presented a proposal from the Classified Staff Association (to change the term of all officers, President, Vice President, Secretary, and treasurer from two-year terms to one year).


A brief description of the recommendation or proposal:
 
To change the term of all officers, President, Vice President, Secretary, and treasurer from two-year terms to one year.
 
Proposed action plan for implementation:

This change shall be effective immediately, so that the newly elected officers in April 2020 will be elected for a term of one year.
 
Are there any other offices/committees that should be included in this decision?
 
The President’s Cabinet for final approval.
 
After a brief discussion, the Council concurred with the change.Muriel Mickles moved to approve the recommendation, and Ed McGee seconded the recommendation. The members were polled, and the motion was unanimously approved.
 
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Kris Ogden advised that the Central VA Community College (CVCC) College Governance Model document was being updated to reflect the new changes to the CVCC organizational structure. She noted that the proposed changes would be introduced for review and approval through the Evaluation and Assessment Committee.
 
Adjournment:
Chris Bryant moved to adjourn the meeting at 1:14 PM  (Jeff Snydecker seconded).  The motion was unanimously approved.

The next meeting will be March 17, 2020, in Room 2205 at 1:00 PM. 
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