Council October 31, 2003 - College Council - Ohlone College


Ohlone College

Room 5209

43600 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539


Minutes of College Council

October 31, 2003                                                APPROVED

Page 1 of 2 Pages                                    November 21, 2003



MEMBERS PRESENT:   Martha Brown, Douglas Burns, Keith Clark, Clifton Der Bing, Huy Do, Tom Holcomb, Dennis Keller, Patrick Lane, Melissa Milner, Elizabeth Silva, Connie Teshara, Doug Treadway, Debbie Tucker, Barbara Tull


MEMBERS ABSENT:   Maria Ramirez, Linda Evers




3.                        Organizational Meeting of the Council


a.                           Council Membership


Motion Approved   Moved/Lane/Seconded/Burns/Passed to ratify the composition of the seats on the College Council as follows:  6 faculty; 3 students; 3 classified staff representatives (1 each from CSEA, SEIU, and Classified Senate), and 4 administrative representatives (1 each from Instruction, Student Services, and Business Services; and the President/Superintendent who is a non-voting member).  The members agreed that each group should determine their own alternate members.


b.               Election of Co-chair


Motion Approved   Moved/Lane/Seconded/Brown/Passed to elect Dennis Keller as the Co-chair for College Council. The Co-chair will conduct the meetings in the absence of the Chair, consult and assist in the preparation of the agenda, and present recommendations from the Council to the Board.


c.               Meeting Times and Locations


Consensus   The members agreed to meet the first and third Friday of each month at

                  10:00 a.m. beginning November 7 with the location to be determined.







d.               Development of Meeting Agendas


Consensus   The members established that the last item of each agenda should be for developing the agenda for the next meeting.  It was determined that agenda items should be of a broad nature addressing institutional-wide major decisions, and that collective bargaining matters will not be addressed in this forum.        


e.                        Task Forces and Committees Status


Motion Approved   Moved/Tull/Seconded/Silva/Passed to support the committees underway moving forward and presenting recommendations to the Council.  This item will be placed on the next agenda for further discussion.


5.                       Agenda for Next Meeting


Consensus         The following items are to be placed on the November 7 agenda:  1) Task Forces and Committees Status, and 2) The Ohlone College Newark Center Joint Library.