General Meeting Information

Date: March 11, 2021
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Agenda

    •   DRAFT
    Time Topic Purpose Discussion Leader
    3 p.m.- 3:05 p.m.  Approve Notes from Feb.25, 2021 Holmes/Chow 
    3:05 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

     Reports from Governance Teams

     I  Member Representatives
    3:30 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.  Governance Group Taskforce- Continued  D  Holmes/Chow
    3:55 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Quick News  D  All

    A = Action
    D = Discussion
    I = Information

  • Minutes

    Approve Notes from Feb. 25, 2021

    The notes were approved.

    Reports from Governance Teams

    APASA Will be making recommendation to Holmes on 10K Grant they received for a project not yet finalized, focusing on amplifying efforts to Anti-Asian racism and more advocacy on campus and in the community. More information to follow on events for AAPI heritage month.

    APBT The team welcomed Jennifer Mahato and Jorge Rogriguez to Administrative Services at their March 2, 2021 meeting. Review/Approve New Membership Structure. Dining Services will remain closed until return to campus. The Bookstore is open and serving faculty and students. Update on CARES Act  posted on the website.

    BFSA Black History month. More to information to follow on Black graduation events.

    Campus Facilities are continuing to work on Facilities Master Plan 2021-2026. Zoom link to go over document and Updates are posted on Campus Facilities website.

    DALA Latinx graduation is currently under planning. Ceremony updates and DALA Scholarships posted on website.

    DASB Voted to pass Juneteenth as an observing district holiday. Shared ongoing discussion on Affordable Housing Resolution and student participation. Holding two potential College townhalls focusing on equity and anti-Asian sentiments. Holmes asked flyers for events be sent to quick notes when available. Election meeting, Student concern and student resource fair updates posted on website.

    EAC  Met on March 10, 2021 which featured the Social Science & Humanities Division Equity Work Presentation. Shared ongoing discussion on an equity plan similar to Santa Monica Community College as it's a great resource that has very clear and actional items. Report can be found on their webpage.

    IPBT Shared information on Draft of Qualitative Equity Focused Hiring Criteria Rubric to evaluate and prioritize positions that are opening up. Rubric is still a draft.

    SSPBT Did not meet last week, will update at next meeting.

    Technology Committee: Ongoing work on the draft plan for the next three years.

    Governance Group Taskforce- Continued

    Holmes discussed the importance of a taskforce and shared governance. Holmes asked constituents to email names from their group to serve on taskforce. Holmes highlighted the importance of having conversations on the purpose and model structure of the taskforce. Chow shared a proposed charge for College Council Shared Governance Task Force: Recommend to the CC improvements to the participatory governance process that 1) center the goals of equity and inclusion; 2) would have the outcome of better serving students; 3) are based on the college’s vision, mission, and values; and 4) are informed by a thoughtful assessment of governance groups and college wide surveys; 5) look at the college as a whole, with an eye to inclusion and diversity, especially noting where there is historically underrepresentation in shared governance; 6) look to outside models for best practices we can consider for De Anza; 7) Identify what is/are the problems we have in shared governance?  and look for answer to “What is/are potential solutions?”; 7) looking at both the overall structure of shared governance as well as best practices for inclusive, equity-based, participation. Holmes emphasized that once names are provided to Holmes, Chow and King, the group will be put together and will have a conversation about expectations on the taskforce. The taskforce, among other things, center on goals of inclusion, service to students, college vision, mission and values, and assessment of the current governance structure. King highlighted the importance of mission and values in alignment to the work De Anza is doing. Holmes suggested setting a target date on shared governance, constituents agreed to aim for fall as a goal to keep moving forward. 

    Quick News

    Holmes met with a group of individuals to discuss the Return to campus plan draft, which will be shared at the Senior Staff Q&A. Holmes highlighted the importance of keeping the campus inform of where we are at in the process.

    Holmes encouraged members to attend the Senior Q&A and the Tenure Recognition event on 3/15/21


     Meeting ID

    Start Time/End Time

    College CouncilMeeting

    3/11/21 14:56

    3/11/21 15:59

    Name (Original Name)

    Total Duration(Minutes)

    Beniam Gebrat


    Christina G. Espinosa-Pieb (she#her# ella)


    Dr. Karen Chow


    Edmundo he/him/ese(Edmundo Norte)


    Elvin T. Ramos


    Erik Woodbury


    Esha she/they


    Heidi King


    Jennifer Mahato


    Katelyn Pan


    Kimberly Lam


    Laureen Balducci


    Lianna Vaughan(she/her)


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