Video Conference Room / Fremont Campus

43600 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA94539




Minutes of College Council

June 8, 2005                                                                                                                         ADOPTED



MEMBERS PRESENT:       Dennis Keller                         Doug Treadway

                                             Connie Teshara                     Elizabeth Silva

   Richard Grotegut                   Susan Myers

   Wayne Takakuwa                  Linda Evers

   Saad Siddiqui                         Zane Gray

   Kathleen Johnson                  Debbie Tucker


MEMBERS ABSENT:          Ban-Jin Tan (arrived to attend the meeting, but no interpreter available)

                                             Tom Holcomb




  1. Approval of Minutes (05/13/05)

·       Motion:  Moved/Tucker; Second/Johnson – Passed to approve the May 13, 2005 College Council minutes.


  1. College Council By-Laws

·       Susan Myers conducted review and discussion of the draft College Council By-laws, section by section.  It was determined that a final review and vote to approve the By-laws will take place at the July 13 Council meeting.


  1. College Council Organization / Identity and Function of Executive Committee


·       Since structure of College Council has been defined in the new Council By-laws and an “executive committee” will not be formed, agenda item #3 does not need further discussion.  Membership of the Ohlone College Council will include 15 voting and 3 ex-officio
(non-voting) members.  Composition of the Council is confirmed as follows:


i) Six faculty, appointed by the Faculty Senate.

ii) Two students, appointed by the Associated Students of Ohlone College (ASOC).

iii) Four classified staff:

            a) Two classified staff appointed by CSEA

            b) Two classified staff appointed by SEIU

iv) Three administrators, appointed by the President/Superintendent (one each from the following):

a) Academic Administrator

            b) Classified Administrator

            c) Confidential Staff


v) Three ex-officio (non-voting) members:

a) College President/District Superintendent

b) Vice President for Instruction & Student Services/Deputy Superintendent

c) Vice President for Administration & Technology/Deputy Superintendent



  1. College Council Retreat Planning

·       As a reminder, the Council retreat is scheduled on Thursday, August 11, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Palmdale Estates “Best House”.

·       Purpose: of the retreat is to consider major items, processes, task force organization.  A planning and organizational retreat.

·       Dr. Treadway soliciting input re: topics/issues to be discussed that day.  Treadway will  send e-mail asking for broad planning items for the coming year.

o        1-Accreditation

o        2-Budget

o        3-Title III


  1. Communications from Council or Audience

·       Jim Wright provided update regarding Ohlone’s 6-year accreditation cycle.  We're on 4th year of cycle.  Mid-term report submitted in Fall was accepted.  Follow-up due in November.  Visit Instruction office website for accreditation details, report, links (called special attention to the “Guide for Evaluating Institutions”).  Need to prepare for self-study.


8.  Summer Meeting Schedule

July 13, 20053:30 – 4:30 / Video Conference Room

August 11, 2005 (Thursday / 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. / Council Retreat @ Palmdale Estates)



Adjournment:                 Meeting adjourned at 4:38 p.m.