Board Committees

Finance and Capital Planning

Mr. Arturo D. Hernández, Chair
Mr. Bernardo M. Perez, Member
Ms. Dianne McKay, Alternate

The primary purpose of the Finance Committee and Capital Planning is to act in an advisory role to the Board of Trustees in carrying out its fiduciary responsibilities as they relate to ongoing fiscal stability and sustainability of the District through the responsible stewardship of available resources; ensuring the ongoing effective operation of the District by maintaining adequate cash reserves; monitoring the fiscal condition of the District as an integral part of the policy and decision-making process; evaluating significant changes in the fiscal environment and make necessary, timely, financial and educational adjustments; and providing for both short-term and long-term goals and objectives.
The Committee is responsible for the oversight of the District-wide budget development process through a review of Board priorities, budget assumptions, allocation model, and the annual budget development calendar. 

The Committee will monitor the financial status of the District through the review of reserve balances, financial reports, actuarial studies and other relative materials, as well as internal controls and compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.  

The Committee recommends to the Board the selection of the District independent auditor, meets periodically with the auditor to ensure appropriate financial controls are in place and the annual financial reports are prepared timely and in accordance with State regulations.

The Committee examines the relationship of the campus facilities master plans to submitted proposals for the design, construction, and maintenance of buildings or other facilities or improvements, and reviews the fiduciary viability of any architectural or construction management firms recommended for Board approval.

The committee meets monthly or on an as-needed basis (at least quarterly).

2016 Calendar of Meetings
Meeting dates and times are subject to change

Date/Time Location Documents
February 17
12:00 p.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
Adjourned

 March 2
12:00 p.m.

District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
Agenda/Minutes
April 19
12:00 p.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
Agenda/Minutes

 


Planning, Accreditation, and Student Success

Mr. Stephen P. Blum, Chair
Mr. Arturo Hernández, Member
Ms. Dianne McKay , Alternate

The Planning, Accreditation, and Student Success Committee reviews recommendations from the Chancellor for District and College planning assuring that programs are comprehensive and meet organizational and community needs. The Committee reviews policies that ensure that instructional programs are effective and consistent with District and College practices, plans, strategies, and community needs. The committee provides guidance to the board regarding programs recommended by the Chancellor that enhance student success.  With guidance from the Chancellor, the Planning, Accreditation, and Student Success Committee informs the Board is regarding accreditation matters within the District and receives reports from the Chancellor and colleges regarding District and College practices and activities for alignment with Accrediting Commission Standards and student success. The committee meets monthly or on an as-needed basis (at least quarterly).

2016 Calendar of Meetings 
Meeting dates and times are subject to change

Date/Time Location Documents
February 4
4:00 p.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
Agenda/Minutes
March 2
5:30 pm - Reception
6:00 pm - Open Session
Policy Hearing on Accreditation
Ventura County Office of Education
Conference & Educational Center
5100 Adolfo Road
Camarillo, CA
Agenda
March 18
4:00 p.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
Agenda/Minutes
April 4
1:00 p.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
Agenda/Minutes
April 14
11:30 a.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
Agenda/Minutes
May 12
11:30 a.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
 
June 16
11:30 a.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
 
July 21
11:30 a.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
 
August 18
11:30 a.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
 
September 15
11:30 a.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
 
October 20
11:30 a.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
 
November 17
11:30 a.m.
 
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
 
December 15
11:30 a.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
 

 


Policy, Legislative, and Communication

Ms Dianne McKay, Chair
Mr. Stephen P. Blum, Member
Mr. Bernardo Perez, Alternate

The Policy, Legislative, and Communication Committee receives recommendations from the Chancellor on policies being prepared for the Board that benefit the Ventura County Community College District.  The committee discusses responses to pending local, statewide, and federal legislative issues that may affect or are of interest the District.  The Committee serves the internal and external Board communication needs in evaluating legislative matters. The committee receives recommendations from the Chancellor regarding district communications needs, policies and practices. The scope of legislation includes local, state and national legislation affecting the VCCCD.  The committee meets monthly or on an as-needed basis (at least quarterly).

2016 Calendar of Meetings
Meeting dates and times are subject to change

Date/Time Location Documents
February 3
4:00 p.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
Agenda/Minutes
March 9
4:00 p.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
Agenda/Minutes
April 13
4:00 p.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
Agenda/Minutes
May 11
12:00 p.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
 
June 15
4:00 p.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
 
July 13
4:00 p.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
 
August 9
4:00 p.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
 
September 14
4:00 p.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
 
October 12
4:00 p.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
 
November 9
4:00 p.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom
 
December 14
4:00 p.m.
District Administrative Center
Dr. Thomas G. Lakin Boardroom