To participate in the Ventura County Community College District shared decision-making process by collecting, evaluating, and disseminating information for classified employees at District Administrative Center; to represent the aggregate interests of the classified employees before or on any non-bargaining district committee or task force; to promote and encourage activities which provide an opportunity for enhancing the involvement, morale and staff development of the classified employees.
DACCS sees its mission as:
Providing quality service to promote student success;
Advocating the value and contributions classified employees provide to the learning operations, support, and professional environments.
Being a body through which the professionalism of classified employees is valued, respected, and articulated.
Promoting the participation of classified employees in the participatory governance process at District Administrative Center and Districtwide Services.
Supporting classified employees at District Administrative Center and Districtwide Services through the organization of activities.
The DACCS makes recommendations to the District Administrative Center administration on the following specific academic and professional matters (9 + 1):
1. Standards or policies regarding student support and success
2. Districtwide governance structures, as related to classified roles
3. Classified roles and involvement in accreditation processes
4. Policies for classified professional development activities
5. Processes for program review
6. Processes for institutional planning and budget development
7. Curriculum systems integrations and implementation
8. Degree and certificate requirements
9. Educational program development
Any other district policy, procedure, or related matters that will have a significant effect on Classified Professionals.
The objective of this organization shall be to address the non-bargaining concerns of the classified employees and, in the spirit of participatory governance, work with District management in the development and implementation of districtwide goals and objectives to promote districtwide community involvement, personal development, and collegiality.
During Late Fall 2020, a group of DAC and Districtwide Services Classified Professionals came together to develop and establish a Classified Senate for the DAC and DWS Classified. Over the Spring and Summer 2021 Semesters, this team had meet and developed a Constitution and Bylaws for the senate, as well as work with DAC Administration of establishment overall. The DACCS became officially established as of August 3rd, 2021. The DACCS was developed and established by the following classified professionals:
Alexander Rock Fredell, Marketing, Communications and Web Design Coordinator (Team Lead)
Celestina Chavez, Executive Assistant to the Personnel Commission and Employment Services
Claudia Barragan, Senior Human Resources Analyst
David Casas, Financial Analyst and DAC Representative for Consultation Council
Diana Martin, Marketing, Communications and Web Design Coordinator
Janeene Nagaoka, Marketing, Communications and Web Design Coordinator
Jon Gallagher, Systems Administrator and DAC Steward for Local 99 SEIU
Kelly Barton, Human Resources and Personnel Assistant
Marisa Lynch, Human Resources Technician
Miguel Angel Rodriguez Lupercio, Human Resources Assistant