Board of Trustees Regular Meeting Recap - May 16, 2017

May 19th, 2017 - 11:42am

Study Session

Topics of the study session included discussions about a proposed Corte Madera Creek Restoration Project to help mitigate flooding, the Marin Grand Jury Housing Report, Board Policy 2725 Board Compensation and the Board Self Evaluation Survey Questions. There were also presentations on Measure B which provided updates on projects and activities and the Measure B Sustainability and Outreach Plans. Trustees also approved a submittal letter to nominate Dr. Coon for the Association of Community College Trustees CEO award. Copies of the presentations and plans may be found on Board Docs.

Chief Executive Officer Report

The CEO report included a status update on Accreditation, updates on the UMOJA program and the EEO plans, and a briefing on distance education. Copies of the presentations and documents may be found on Board Docs.


The Board of Trustees passed all consent and action items on the May 16, 2017, Board meeting agenda with the following changes:

Item L.8. Board Policy 2725 Board Member Compensation Second Read was pulled for additional revisions.


Meeting Highlights include:

Employment Actions

The Board approved the appointment of the following employees:

Corinna Calica, Director of Child Development and Early Childhood Education
Alex Suarez Maldonado, Instructional Support Analyst
Avi Fernandez, COMPASS Program Coordinator

Board Policies and Administrative Procedures

The Board received the following Board policies for a first reading:

  • BP 2220 Committees of the Board
  • BP 2340 Agendas
  • BP 2350 Speakers
  • BP 2355 Decorum/Conduct
  • BP 2360 Minutes
  • BP 3845 Artwork Displays
  • BP 5150 Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (10 + 1)
  • BP 7120 Employment Recruitment (10 + 1)

The Board approved the following Board Policies:

The Board received the following Administrative Procedures as information:

Other Action Highlights

Trustees also presented a Commendation Resolution to Student Trustee Baten thanking her for her year of service on the Board, adopted Resolutions acknowledging Classified School Employees Week and Asian/Pacific Islander Month.  

The full agenda and related materials can be found online under the “Meetings” tab > May 16 meeting.