DEL MAR COLLEGE

Standing Committees

Current Memberships and Charges

2016-2017

 

College-wide Committees

Instructional Committees

Student Services Committees

Operations and Finance Committees


College-wide Committees


Affirmative Action
College-wide Committee

 

Committee Charge: Serves as an advisory group to the College President and the College's Equity Officer for recommending possible improvements to College-wide programs in the areas affected by Equal Employment Opportunity practices and policy.

 

Chair: Dr. Susie Crowson

 

Committee Membership:


Faculty:
Arts and Sciences:
Richard Rupp (2018); Dr. Raphael Rada (2018); Norma Ayala-Maynard (2016); and Dr. Susie Crowson (2019).
Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education:

Health Sciences and Professional Education: Barbara Dufrain (2019).

 

Ex-Officio Member: Executive Director of Human Resources and Administration, Tammy McDonald.


Commencement Ceremonies
College-wide Committee

 

Committee Charge: The committee, populated by members of administration, faculty, and staff, shall coordinate the Del Mar College Commencement Ceremonies. The committee shall (1) review commencement ceremony procedures and recommend changes, (2) assist with the planning and set-up of the ceremonies, and (3) assist students and faculty during the ceremonies.

 

Chair: Mike Jones

 

Committee Membership:

 

Faculty:
Arts and Sciences:
Dr. Angelica Chapa, Robert Todd Ehle, and Mike Jones.
Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education: Dolores Huerta.
Health Sciences and Professional Education: Benita Flores-MuĖoz, Natalie Garza, and Alexander Heatherley.

 

Staff: Liz Adamson, Jasmine Anderson, Patricia Benavides-Dominguez, Tina Butler, Kim Champion, Javier Escamilla, Claudia Jackson, Gracie Martinez, Shaun Meredith, Tammy Micallef, Gerard MuĖoz, Sally Reigle, and Natalie Villarreal.


Crisis Management Planning Team
College-wide Committee

 

Committee Charge: The Crisis Management Team is to respond to the needs of the College community during and after the occurrence of a campus crisis situation. The Committee serves as an advisory group to the College President for recommending possible policy and procedures for a College-wide implementation crisis management program. Specifically, the Committee will:

—Coordinate the College's response to crisis situations affecting the College community.
—Identify the College's readiness to respond to a "crisis" on any of the College campuses.
—Identify written or other media available to the College community.
—Develop short- and long-term campus response plan which will include response to varied emergencies on Campus by Campus.
—Identify the role of the College community (managers, faculty, health and safety, College Relations, Counseling, Physical Facilities, College employees, and students).
—Develop and implement a training program for the College community.
—Evaluate on an ongoing basis policies and procedures to discuss and update the Crisis Management Plan.

 

Chair: Kelly White, Director of Environmental Health and Safety

 

Members: Dr. Beth Lewis, Provost/VP for Academic Affairs; Kelly White, Director of Environmental Health and Safety; Chris Tweddle, Assistant Director of Environmental Health, Safety, and Risk Management; Jay Knioum, Associate Director of College Relations; Paul Ackerman, Information Technology Representative; and Student Government Association representatives.


Cultural Programs
College-wide Committee

 

Committee Charge: Identify and recommend to the Chief Financial Officer a list of cultural programs of interest to the College and general community and prioritize program choices on the basis of budget limitations/options for the academic year.

 

Past Chair: Cynthia Perkins

 

Chair: TBA

 

Committee Membership:

 

Faculty:
Arts and Sciences:
Cynthia Longoria (2017); Javier Morin (2017); Dr. Shao-Shan Chen (2017); Dr. Roger Petersen (2017); Liz Flores (2019); Sara Kaplan (2019); Dr. Teresa Klein (2019); Matthew Moore (2019); Jennifer Oden (2019); and Cynthia Perkins (2019).
Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education:

Health Sciences and Professional Education: Sandra Shelton-Flinn (2017) and Dr. Phillip Davis (2019).

 

Staff: Manager of Richardson Performance Hall, Shaun Meredith.

 

Ex-Officio Member: Interim Chief Financial Officer, Dr. Cathy West.


Executive Committee
College-wide Committee

 

Committee Charge(s): The Executive Committee as designated by the President meets at regularly scheduled times and serves as a consultative body for the President.

 

Chair: Dr. Mark Escamilla, President

 

Committee Membership (Appointment by Position):

—President, Dr. Mark Escamilla
—Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Beth Lewis

—Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Rito Silva

—Vice President of Workforce Development and Strategic Initiatives, Lenora Keas

—Executive Director for Strategic Communication and Government Relations, Claudia Jackson
—Executive Director of Development, Mary McQueen
—Executive Director of Human Resources and Administration, Tammy McDonald
—Chief Information Technology Officer, August Alfonso

—Interim Chief Financial Officer, Dr. Cathy West

—General Counsel, Augustine Rivera


Exempt Council
College-wide Committee

 

Committee Charge: The Exempt Council, which consults with the President regarding issues of pertinent interest to administrative, professional, and technical personnel, provides the President an opportunity to seek and share information and to gain advice and opinions regarding College matters.

 

Chair: Tina Butler

 

Vice Chair: Beverly Cage

 

Secretary: Vacant

 

Members: Tina Butler (2017), Beverly Cage (2017), Javier Escamilla (2017), John Rojas (2017).


Institutional Review Board
College-wide Committee

 

Committee Charge: Assures, both in advance and by periodic review, that appropriate steps are taken to protect the rights and welfare of humans participating as subjects in a research study. To accomplish this purpose, the Institutional Review Board (IRB) uses a group process to review research proposals and related materials (e.g. informed consent documents and investigator brochures) to ensure protection of the rights and welfare of human subjects of research. The IRB follows FDA regulations and is authorized to approve, require modifications in (to secure approval), or disapprove research.

 

Chair: Alan Clark

 

Committee Membership:

 

Scientific:
Arts and Sciences:
Dr. Jonda Halcomb

Non-Scientific: Javier Escamilla


Instruction and Student Development Council
College-wide Committee

 

Committee Charge: The Instruction and Student Development Council serves as a consultative body for the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Vice President for Student Affairs.

 

Co-Chairs: Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Beth Lewis and Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Rito Silva.

 

Committee Membership (Appointment by Position):

—Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Beth Lewis

—Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Rito Silva
—Interim Chief Financial Officer, Dr. Cathy West
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—Vice President of Workforce Development and Strategic Initiatives, Lenora Keas
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—Executive Director of Strategic Communication and Government Relations, Claudia Jackson
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—Dean of Student Engagement and Retention, Cheryl Sanders
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—Dean of Student Outreach and Enrollment Services, Patricia Benavides-Dominguez
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—Dean of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Jonda Halcomb
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—Dean of Health Sciences and Professional Education, Dr. Shannon Ydoyaga

—Dean of Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education, Chuck McKinny

—Registrar, Elizabeth Adamson
—E-Learning Services Representative, Mike Jones
—Director of Early College Programs, Bob Montez
— Interim Director of Libraries, Sally Bickley
— Director of Student Success Center, Eva De La Garza
— Faculty Coordinator of QEP, TBA
— Faculty Coordinator of Developmental Education, Dr. Tammy Donaldson
— Faculty Coordinator of Supplemental Instruction, Ronald Huskin
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— Faculty Council Chair or designee, Craig Brashears
— Chair of the Council of Chairs or designee, Warren Glenn Madden
— Developmental Education Council Representative, Dr. Patty Walter
— Collegiate High School Principal, Dr. Tracie Rodriguez
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— Other staff as deemed appropriate

 


Non-exempt Council
College-wide Committee

 

Committee Charge: The Non-exempt Council, which consults with the President regarding issues of pertinent interest to non-exempt personnel, provides the President an opportunity to seek and share information and to gain advice and opinions regarding College matters.

 

Chair: Pollie Martinez

 

Vice Chair: Irma Bomer

 

Secretary: Jo Dee Garcia

 

Technical and Communications Support: Ramona Chavez

 

Membership: Sherry Billings, Caricia Blanco, Irma Bomer, Ramona Chavez, Bennie Clark, Deborah Garcia, Jo Dee Garcia, Susie Hargress, Cathy Johnson, Pollie Martinez, Kathy Smart, and Linda Webb.


Professional Organizational Development—Non-exempt/Exempt
College-wide Committee

 

Committee Charge: The Professional Organizational Development (POD) Committee serves as an advisory body to the Executive Director of Human Resources and Administration to review proposals from staff and administrators for educational grant activities, projects, consultants and speakers, workshops, and other career development projects. Travel funds included in projects submitted to this committee will come from departmental and other travel accounts. All requests must have the approval of Department Chairs, supervisors, appropriate Deans, or Vice Presidents.

 

Chair: Rosalinda Reynoso

 

Vice-Chair: Andres Garcia

 

Membership: Mary Alice Bustamante, Andres Garcia, Jo Dee Garcia, Rita Hernandez, Suzie Johnson, Rosalinda Reynoso, Jeannette Viera, and Kim Wright.

 

Ex-Officio Member: TBA


Instructional Committees


Academic Standards

Instructional Committee

 

Committee Charge(s): The Academic Standards Committee (ASC) has the responsibility of making recommendations to the College Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs through the Faculty Council via the Office of the College President concerning academic policies at DMC, including, but not limited to, grading standards, student scholarship standards, academic honesty, administration of grades, grade challenges, scholastic standing, academic recognition, terms by which a student may audit a course, and graduation requirements.

 

 

Past Chair: Tonya Pigulski

 

Chair: Dr. Paul McCann

 

Chairs’ Council Representative: Dr. Evangeline DeLeon

 

Committee Membership:

 

Faculty:

Arts and Sciences: Bryan Stone (2017); Dr. Paul McCann (2018); and Ronald Huskin (2019).

Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education: Audrey Benavidez (2019).

Health Sciences and Professional Education: Natalie Garza (2017); Lisa Pollakis (2018); and Christin Vega (2019).

Libraries: Alan Berecka (2018).

 

Ex-Officio Members (Appointment by Position):

—Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Beth Lewis
—Registrar, Elizabeth Adamson
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—Director of Transition Center: Daniel Fischer
—E-Learning Services Representative, Mike Jones
—Director of Financial Aid Services, Nancy Briseno


Assessment of Student Learning
Instructional Committee

 

Committee Charge: To advise the instructional leadership including the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, Vice President for Student Affairs, Deans, and Chairs of issues related to the assessment of student learning.

 

Chair: TBA

 

Membership: Sally Bickley, Dr. Zaldy Doyungan, Robert Fanger, Dr. Donna Huddleston, Dr. Veronica Pantoja, Dr. Matthew Perry, and Dr. Jennifer McWha.

 

Ex-Officio Members: Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment, TBA, and Faculty Coordinator of Assessment of Student Learning, Lucy James.


Chairs' Council
Instructional Committee

 

Committee Charge: The Department Chairs' Council, created to maintain communication among Chairs and between administration and faculty, serves as an advisory and consultative group to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs and to the President. The Chairs' Council makes decisions on issues affecting academic departments and provides consistency in the application of College policies among divisions. Membership consists of all Department Chairs, with the Chair of the Council selected each year after an election, in accordance with the By-laws of the Council.

 

Past Chair: Dr. Patricia Walter

 

Chair: Warren Glenn Madden

 

Chair Elect: Dr. Jack Southard

 

Secretary: Jennifer Sramek

 

Membership: All academic chairs.


Curriculum
Instructional Committee

 

Committee Charge(s): The Curriculum Committee has the responsibility of recommending the approval of individual courses and of programs of courses leading to a certificate and/or to an associate degree. Committee members will be concerned not only with specific courses, but also with the relationship of such courses to the offerings of the College as a whole. Decisions regarding courses will be based, among other factors, on student needs, available faculty and facilities, transferability, and state approval.

 

Chair: Dr. Zaldy Doyungan

 

Chair Elect: Denise Rector

 

Committee Membership:

 

Faculty:

Arts and Sciences: Dr. Zaldy Doyungan (2017); Douglas Harley (2017); Mendy Meurer (2017); Dr. Donald Pinson (2017); Dr. Dawson Barrett (2019); Amorette Garza (2019); Carolyn Mauck (2019); and Kezia Ruiz (2019).

Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education: Mario Hernandez (2018); Adelfino Palacios (2018); and Denise Rector (2018).

Health Sciences and Professional Education: Catharine Duggan (2017); Dr. David Abarca (2018); Elda Garza (2018); Eva Sepulveda (2018); and Alexander Heatherley (2019).

 

Ex-Officio Members (Appointment by Position):

—Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Beth Lewis

—Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Rito Silva
—Interim Chief Financial Officer, Dr. Cathy West
—Dean of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Jonda Halcomb
—Dean of Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education, Chuck McKinny

—Dean of Health Sciences and Professional Education, Dr. Shannon Ydoyaga
—Registrar, Elizabeth Adamson

—Assistant Registrar, Jasmine Anderson

—Associate Director of Financial Aid Services, Erika Williams
—Interim Director of Libraries, Sally Bickley
—Director of Transitions Center, Daniel Fischer
—Chairs’ Council Representatives: Division of Arts and Sciences, Ken Rosier and Division of Health Sciences and Professional Education, Dr. Evangeline DeLeon
—Chair of General Education Committee, Dr. Neetu Kaushik

—Faculty Coordinator of Assessment of Student Learning, Lucy James


Developmental Education Council
Instructional Committee

 

Committee Charge: The Developmental Education Council (DEC) is charged with providing leadership across the College and in the community to improve student learning outcomes in Developmental Education by promoting collaboration, coordination, cooperation and communication within the Developmental Education disciplines and related areas, with all academic and non-academic departments serving students, faculty and the public, and with educational institutions and resource providers outside the College.

 

Chair:  Dr. Patricia Walter

 

Secretary: TBA

 

Committee Membership:

 

Faculty:
Arts and Sciences:
Dr. Stephanie Ding.
Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education: Gwynell Westervelt.

Health Sciences and Professional Education: TBA

 

Permanent Membership:


Dual Credit Advisory

Instructional Committee

 

Committee Charge: This committee will allow faculty to identify and anticipate issues pertaining to dual credit instruction and related issues. The committee will make recommendations and report to the administration via the Faculty Council.

 

Chair: Dr. Dawson Barrett

 

Secretary: Beth Hattox

 

Committee Membership:

 

Faculty:
Arts and Sciences:
Dr. Dawson Barrett (2018); Christine Gottemoller 2018); Dr. James Klein (2018); Dr. Erin McComb (2019); Dr. Susan Swan (2019); and Sandra Valerio (2019).
Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education: Audrey Benavidez (2019) and Dr. Neetu Kaushik (2019).

Health Sciences and Professional Education: Susan Upshaw (2017); Korinne Caruso (2019); Benita Flores-MuĖoz (2019); and Karen Williams (2019).

Libraries: Lisa Muilenburg.

 

Ex-Officio Member: Beth Hattox.


E-Learning Advisory
Instructional Committee

 

Committee Charge: The Del Mar College Advisory Committee of faculty and staff will maintain awareness of current best practices in order to advise e-Learning on the following:

(1) Establishment of long- and short-term programmatic and performance goals;

(2) Coordination of the e-Learning programs with other college initiatives;

(3) Facilitation of faculty development;

(4) Facilitation and promotion of high-quality e-Learning;

(5) Evaluation of resources, accessibility, intellectual property, technology, technical support, and instructional support for e-Learning programs;

(6) Evaluation of the effectiveness of e-Learning efforts, according to accreditation standards;

(7) Identification and recommendation of best pedagogical e-Learning practices;

(8) Facilitation of support services provided to e-Learning faculty and students.

 

Past Chair: Vanessa Coonrod

 

Chair: Vanessa Coonrod

 

Secretary: Karen Williams

 

Committee Membership:

 

Faculty:
Arts and Sciences:
Dr. Gerald Betty (2018), Dr. Dale Anderson (2019), and Lisa Campbell (2019).
Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education: Joseph Dudek (2018), Jennifer Sramek (2019), and Neetu Kaushik (2019).

Health Sciences and Professional Education: Vanessa Coonrod (2018); Dr. Ann Thorn (2018); Lissa Gonzalez (2019); and Karen Williams (2019).

 

Ex-Officio Member: Chief Information Technology Officer, August Alfonso and Director of Web Services, Jessica Montalvo-Cummings; E-Learning Services Representatives, Juan SaldaĖa, Stephanie Horvath and Mike Jones; Information Technology Representative, Sara Greer.


Faculty Advising
Instructional Committee

 

Committee Charge: Provide comprehensive review of all college advising functions; make recommendations to the Vice President for Student Affairs on ways to improve institutional procedures and assess advising effectiveness; and assume more tasks or additional charges as assigned by the Vice President for Student Affairs regarding institutional priorities.

 

Past Chair: Dr. Marcus Myers

 

Chair: TBA

 

Committee Membership:

 

Faculty:
Arts and Sciences:
Erica Bertero (2017); Dr. Emily Stewart (2018); and Dr. Tammy Donaldson (2019).
Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education: Jacqueline Carlson (2018); and Gwynell Westervelt (2018).

Health Sciences and Professional Education: Veronica Pena (2018); Curtis Lee (2019); and Luke Markert (2019).

 

StaffStudent Enrollment Center Representative, Juli Propp and Counselors, TBA.


Faculty Council
Instructional Committee

 

Committee Charge: The Faculty Council, created to provide the faculty with a means to define and to realize professional goals more effectively and to maintain communications among members of the faculty and between faculty and administration, serves as an advisory and consultative group to the President. The Chair of the Faculty Council announces Council membership each year after an election, which is explained in the By-laws of the Council.

 

Chair:  Craig Brashears

 

Vice Chair: Sally Bickley

 

Secretary: James Shollenberger

 

Parliamentarian: Beth Dushman

 

Past Chair: Dr. Teresa Klein

 

Committee Membership:

 

Faculty:
Arts and Sciences: Dr. Karlene Lyn (2017); James Shollenberger (2017); Beth Dushman (2017); Craig Brashears (2018); Dr. Dawson Barrett (2019); Carrie Buttler (2019); Dr. Scott Hagarty (2019); Brian Hart (2019); and Dr. Veronica Pantoja (2019).
Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education: Epitacio “Pete” Carpentier, Jr. (2017); Drue Jones (2018); and Melissa Stuive (2019).

Health Sciences and Professional Education: Nedal Shheber (2017); Luis Lopez (2017); Jan Spigner (2018); Linda Earwood (2019); and Floyd Green-Yandel (2019).

Libraries: Sally Bickley (2017)


Faculty Professional Development
Instructional Committee

 

Committee Charge: The Faculty Professional Development Committee in consultation with the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs is responsible for organizing and providing opportunities for ongoing professional development for Del Mar College.

 

Chair: Mendy Meurer

 

Committee Membership:

 

Faculty:
Arts and Sciences:
Mendy Meurer (2017); Dr. Erinn McComb (2018); Amy Tilton Jones (2018); Phillip Vucins (2018); and Dr. Dale Anderson (2019).
Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education: Randy Glasson (2019) and Delia Dolores Gonzalez (2019).

Health Sciences and Professional Education: Diana Elizondo (2018); Catherine Rodriguez (2018); and Julio Garcia (2019).

 

StaffExempt Council Representative, Non-exempt Council Representative, and Human Resources Representative.

 

            Innovative Travel and Grants (iTAG)

Subcommittee

 

Chair: Robert Muilenburg
Members: Beth Dushman (2017); Robert Muilenburg (2017): Dr. Mark Robbins (2017); Audrey Benavidez (2017); Catharine Duggan (2019); and Sylvia Herrlich (2019.


General Education

Instructional Committee

 

Committee Charge: The purpose of the General Education Committee is to oversee, review, and assess both student attainment of Del Mar College’s general education competencies and the process used for this assessment.

 

Past Chair: Dr. Steve Gulding

 

Chair:  Dr. Neetu Kaushik

 

Committee Membership: 

 

Faculty:

Arts and Sciences: Dr. Zaldy Doyungan (2017); Ray Saenz (2018); and Sandra Valerio (2019).

Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education: Laura Wright (2017) and Dr. Neetu Kaushik (2018).

Health Sciences and Professional Education: Anne Thompson (2018); Curtis Lee (2019); and Dr. Donna Huddleston (2109).

Libraries: Sally Bickley (2017).

 

Ex-Officio Members:

—Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Beth Lewis
—Dean of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Jonda Halcomb
—Dean of Health Sciences and Professional Education, Dr. Shannon Ydoyaga
—Dean of Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education, Chuck McKinny

—Chair of Communications, Languages, and Reading, Dr. Patricia Walter
—Faculty Coordinator of Assessment of Student Learning, Lucy James

—Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment, TBA

 


Library
Instructional Committee

 

Committee Charge: Review library operations and recommend to the Director of Libraries on ways to improve services and functions.

 

Past Chair: Gail Dorn

 

Chair:  Marivel Gonzales-Hernandez

 

Secretary: Connie Gutierrez

 

Committee Membership:

 

Faculty:
Arts and Sciences:
Marivel Gonzales-Hernandez (2017); Connie Gutierrez (2017); Sarah Kaplan (2017); Dr. Dawson Barrett (2018); Carrie Buttler (2018); and Brian Hart (2019).

Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education: Gail Dorn (2018) and Dr. Christine Tarasevich (2018).

Health Sciences and Professional Education: Dr. Ruben Garcia (2018); Debra Hughes (2018); and Eva Sepulveda (2019).

Libraries: TBA

 

Ex-Officio Member: Interim Director of Libraries, Sally Bickley


Professional Recognition and Awards
Instructional Committee

 

Committee Charge: The Professional Recognition and Awards Committee—working in conjunctions with the Office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs and Del Mar College’s Faculty Council—establishes, maintains, advertises, and screens nominees for awards that recognize Del Mar faculty working to support Del Mar College’s mission.

 

Past Chair: Dr. Patricia Frederick

 

Chair: Dr. Dale Anderson

 

Secretary: Marian Tajchman

 

Committee Membership:

 

Faculty:
Arts and Sciences:
Dr. Gerald Sansing (2018) and Dr. Dale Anderson (2019).

Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education: Juan Diaz (2019).

Health Sciences and Professional Education: Mary Ortiz Borchardt (2019); Bert Rodriguez (2019); and Marian Tajchman (2019).

 

Committee By-Laws

 


Quality Enhancement Plan
Instructional Committee

 

Committee Charge: Research and design a plan to improve student learning.

 

Chair: TBA

 

Faculty:
Arts and Sciences:
Barbara Finnegan, Tom Finnegan, Doug Harley, Paul Johnson, Walter Kramer, David Longnecker, Sarah Contreras, and James Shollenberger.
Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education:

Health Sciences and Professional Education: Dr. Patricia Frederick and Christin Vega.

 

Staff: Diana Ortega-Feerick and Eva DeLa Garza.


Recognition Day/Hall of Fame
Instructional Committee

 

Committee Charge: Advise the Vice President for Student Affairs regarding current and proposed ways to recognize achievement and citizenship by students.

 

Past Chair: Amy Tilton Jones

 

Chair: Mendy Meurer

 

Committee Membership:

 

Faculty:
Arts and Sciences:
Sarah Contreras (2017); Mendy Meurer (2018); Amorette Garza (2019); and Dr. Derek Oden (2019).
Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education: Bert Rodriguez (2017); Tracy Johnston (2018); and Delia Dolores Gonzalez (2019).

Health Sciences and Professional Education: Maria Velma Pe_a (2018).

 

StaffRepresentative from Student Services.


SACS Core Team
Instructional Committee

 

Committee Charge: The SACS Core Team Committee serves as an advisory group to the College President regarding the SACS reaffirmation and QEP process and provides the President an opportunity to seek and share information and to gain advice and opinions regarding SACS accreditation.

 

Chair:  Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Beth Lewis

 

Committee Membership:

—President, Dr. Mark Escamilla

—Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Beth Lewis

—Vice President of Workforce Development and Strategic Initiatives, Lenora Keas

—Interim Chief Financial Officer, Dr. Cathy West

—Executive Director of Human Resources and Administration, Tammy McDonald

—Chief Information Officer, August Alfonso

—Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Rito Silva
—Dean of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Jonda Halcomb
—Dean of Health Sciences and Professional Education, Dr. Shannon Ydoyaga

—Dean of Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education, Chuck McKinny

—Dean of Student Engagement and Retention, Cheryl Sanders_
—Dean of Student Outreach and Enrollment Services, Patricia Benavides-Dominguez

—Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment, TBA

—Dean of Continuing Education and Off-Campus Programs, Dr. Leonard Rivera

—Assistant Dean of Student Engagement and Retention, Diana Ortega-Feerick

—Interim Associate Director of Web Services, Jessica Montalvo-Cummings

—Director of Physical Facilities, Rod Carpenter
—Interim Director of Libraries, Sally Bickley
—Director of Institutional Research, Sushil Pallemoni
—Director of Early College Programs, Bob Montez
—Director of Admissions, Gracie Martinez
—Registrar, Elizabeth Adamson

—Chair of Music Department, Dr. Cynthia Bridges

—Chair of English and Philosophy Department, Dr. Matt Perry

—Chair of Communications, Languages, and Reading, Dr. Patty Walter

—Chair of Natural Sciences Department, Dr. Jack Southard

—Chair of General Education Committee, Dr. Neetu Kaushik
—Faculty Coordinator of QEP, TBA

—Faculty Coordinator of E-Learning, Mike Jones

—Faculty Coordinator of Assessment of Student Learning, Lucy James

—College Relations Editor, Michael Bratten

—QEP CAT Coordinator, Barbara Finnegan

—Professor of English, John Crisp

—Assistant Professor of English, Sandra Valerio

—Physical Facilities Staff, Barbara Kimball

—Assistant to the Provost, Leti Clark

 


Safety
Instructional Committee

 

Committee Charge: Review, develop, and make recommendations regarding: (1) The institution’s safety, security, and emergency management policies and procedures; (2) Environmental and health-related issues; and (3) Functions and operations of the Office of Environmental Health and Safety.

 

Past Chair: Kelvin Jones

 

Chair:  Duane Beadle

 

Committee Membership:

 

Faculty:
Arts and Sciences:
Lillian Bass (2017); Dr. Randall Hinton (2017); Cynthia Garcia (2017); Christine Lamb (2018); Doug Jordan (2018); and Lisa Campbell (2019).
Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education: Thomas Matula (2017); Ben Gregory (2018); and Duane Beadle (2017).
Health Sciences and Professional Education: Eva Sepulveda (2017); Sandra Garcia (2017); Leola Coleman (2018); and Linda Earwood (2019).
Libraries:  TBA

 

StaffRepresentative from Safety Office, Kelly White and/or Chris Tweddle; Representative from Physical Facilities, Charles Miller.

 

Environmental Management

Subcommittee

 

Committee Mission Statement: Del Mar College’s Environmental Management Committee focuses on: waste reduction, resource conservation, recycling, energy efficiency, and environmental compliance. The goal is to educate and encourage the campus community to promote sustainable practices by: reusing, recycling, and reducing. This commitment supports the College’s mission to develop civic responsibility and qualities essential to good citizenship.

 

Past Chair: Dr. Adrian Clark

Chair: TBA

Members: Dr. Paul Gottemoller (2017); Dr. Teresa Klein (2017); Roger Steinberg (2017); Mike Wood (2017); Dr. Adrian Clark (2018); Dr. Mark Robbins (2018); Jose Cortez (2019); and Dr. Russell Long (2019).

Ex-Officio Members: Chris Tweedle and Kelly White.


Wellness
Instructional Committee

 

Committee Charge: Propose ideas and program initiatives to the Director of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action on ways to enhance general employee wellness.

 

Past Chair: Sylvia Wells

 

 

Chair:  Dr. Deborah Skoruppa

 

Secretary:  TBA

 

Committee Membership:

 

Faculty:
Arts and Sciences:
Paul Johnson (2018); and Dr. Roger Petersen (2018).
Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education: Jose Cortez (2019); Juan Diaz (2019);  and Darcy Gohlke (2019).

Health Sciences and Professional Education: Dr. Deborah Skoruppa (2018); Elda Garza (2018); Casey Moebius (2018); Michael Potter (2018); Geraldine Valentine (2019).

Libraries:  TBA

 

StaffDistance Learning Representative, TBA and Human Resources Representative, TBA.


Student Services Committees


Recruitment

Student Services Committee

 

Committee Charge: Advise the Dean of Student Outreach and Enrollment Services and the Dean of Student Engagement and Retention regarding enrollment management and retention issues and make recommendations regarding measures for improvement.

 

Past Chair: Kennith Hanna

 

Chair: TBA

 

Committee Membership:

 

Faculty:
Arts and Sciences:
Dr. James Klein (2018); Mendy Meurer (2018); and Jennifer Oden (2019).
Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education: Korinne Caruso (2017) and Juan Diaz (2019).

Health Sciences and Professional Education: Kennith Hanna, (2018); and Dr. Amy Mintz (2018).

 

StaffCounselors, TBA; Representative from Student Services; Representative from Recruitment Office; and Representative from College Relations, Melinda Eddleman.


Retention
Student Services Committee

 

Committee Charge: Advise the Dean of Student Outreach and Enrollment Services and the Dean of Student Engagement and Retention regarding enrollment management and retention issues and make recommendations regarding measures for improvement.

 

Past Chair: Beatriz Alvarado

 

Chair: TBA

 

Committee Membership:

 

Faculty:
Arts and Sciences:
Dr. Beatriz Alvarado (2018); Dr. Christine Gottemoller (2018); Matthew Moore (2018); Dr. Roger Petersen (2018); Dr. Susan Swan (2018); Nader Yassin (2018); and Dr. Emily Shearer Stewart (2019).
Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education: Melissa Stuive (2018).

Health Sciences and Professional Education: Melinda Wren (2017) and Ann Thompson (2019).

 

Ex-Officio MemberDean of Student Engagement and Retention, Cheryl Sanders.



Student Services Fee Advisory
Student Services Committee

 

Committee Charge: The committee will be composed of a total of nine students: two representatives from the West Campus, two from the East Campus, and five from the Student Government Association. The purpose of the committee is to advise the administration on the type, amount, and expenditure of a compulsory fee for student services. Student Services means activities which are separate and apart from regularly scheduled academic functions of the institution and directly involve and benefit students. Funds to support Student Services fees may include: Intramural, Cultural Programs, artist and lecture series, debating and oratorical activities, Student Activities/Speakers and Entertainers, Student Government, student transportation, Student Activities, Student Publications, Recognition Day, Phi Theta Kappa, Forensic Speech, and any other activities approved by the College.  This committee is established by State mandate.

 

President: Danielle Tamez

Vice President: Adam Gongora

Secretary: Melissa Duey

Treasurer: Payton Jones

Parliamentarian: Marjorie Bryant-Sparrow

Communication Office/Magistrate: Elizabeth Keys

Historian: Phillip Gonzalez

 

East Campus Representative: Pearl Sanchez

 

West Campus Representative: Jamiela Allen


Operations and Finance Committees


Budget
Operations and Finance Committee

 

Committee Charge: The Budget Committee, in consultation with the College President, prepares an annual budget recommendation for consideration by the Board's Finance Committee.

 

Chair:  Dr. Cathy West

 

Committee Membership (Appointment by Position):

 

Executive Team:
—Interim Chief Financial Officer, Dr. Cathy West

—Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Beth Lewis

—Vice President of Workforce Development and Strategic Initiatives, Lenora Keas

 

Academic Leadership Team:

—Dean of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Jonda Halcomb
—Dean of Health Sciences and Professional Education, Dr. Shannon Ydoyaga

—Dean of Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education, Chuck McKinny

 

Chairs’ Council:

—Chair, Warren Glenn Madden

 

Committee Staff:
—Comptroller, John Johnson
—Budget Analyst, Kemi Adeniyi

 

Exempt Council:

—Exempt Council Chair, Tina Butler

 

Faculty Council:

—Faculty Council Chair, Craig Brashears

 

Non-exempt Employees Advisory Council:
—Non-exempt Council Chair, Pollie Martinez

 

Student Services:

—Dean of Engagement and Retention, Cheryl Sanders

—Dean of Student Outreach and Enrollment Services, Patricia Benavides-Dominguez


Physical Facilities
Operations and Finance Committee

 

Committee Charge: The Physical Facilities Committee serves as an advisory body to the Chief Information Officer to plan the coordinated and integrated development and execution of all construction projects, including capital construction projects. The committee maintains a current database and status report of all capital construction projects, reviews projects from conceptual design to construction, provides budget development assistance for projects, provides recommendations for awarding contracts to contractors, and communicates with the Consulting Architect and Construction Manager to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.

 

Chair:  Rod Carpenter

 

Committee Membership:

 

Faculty:
Arts and Sciences:
TBA
Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education: TBA

Health Sciences and Professional Education:

 

StaffCharles Miller, Chris Tweddle, and Kelly White.

Administration Member: Chief Information Officer, August Alfonso; and Interim Chief Financial Officer, Dr. Cathy West

Board Member:   Chair of the Board's Building and Grounds Committee, TBA


Technology
Operations and Finance Committee

 

Committee Charge: The rationale for the committee is to make recommendations to the College on how to implement Information Technology (IT). The Committee will serve as liaison between the providers (Information Technology Services), the end-users (Academic and Support Staff), and Del Mar College’s Administration.

 

Chair:  Dr. Veronica Pantoja

 

Secretary: Merry Bortz

 

Committee Membership:

Faculty:
Arts and Sciences:
Dr. Kent Lenz (2018); Jose Ponce (2018); and Dr. Veronica Pantoja.

Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education: TBA

Health Sciences and Professional Education: Yan Xu (2019).

Libraries: Merry Bortz (2017).

 

StaffInformation Technology Representative.

 


Web Advisory
Operations and Finance Committee

 

Committee Charge: Review College policy and procedures associated with the DMC web page; make recommendations to the College President regarding changes to policy, procedures, and security concerns; and other as may be identified by the Committee.

 

Co-chairs: Jay Knioum and Jessica Montalvo-Cummings

 

Committee Membership:

 

Faculty:
Arts and Sciences:
TBA
Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education: TBA
Health Sciences and Professional Education: TBA

Libraries:  TBA

 

Staff: Information Technology Representative; Registrar Representative; and E-Learning Services Representative, Mike Jones.

Administration Members: Dean of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Jonda Halcomb; Dean of Health Sciences and Professional Education, Dr. Shannon Ydoyaga; and Dean of Business, Industrial, and Public Safety Education, Chuck McKinny.