Campus Advisory Council for Planning, Process and Budget

Introduction / Background

In order to be more transparent and enhance shared governance and our shared mission, President Armstrong and the leadership team, in consultation with the Academic Senate, ASI, CFA and the Labor Council, are forming an Advisory Council for Planning, Process and Budgeting. The Council will be asked to give their informed advice, make suggestions, and highlight issues and concerns the President and Vice Presidents will take into consideration before making decisions on major principles, policies, issues and initiatives. Individual members of the Council may also bring topics to the group.

Council Appointments

Each academic year the Advisory Council to the President for Planning, Process and Budgeting will be appointed by the President. Most appointees serve for two years, with some 1-year terms in the beginning to stagger terms. Those serving as a result of their position (ASI President, Senate Chair, etc.) serve one-year terms. A subset of the Council will be appointed by the President to serve on an Executive Committee.

Proposed members include four representatives each for faculty (including lecturers), staff and students, as follows:

  • ASI President (Executive Committee)
  • ASI Chair of Board of Directors
  • Two additional students nominated by the ASI President and appointed by the President
  • Academic Senate Chair (Executive Committee)
  • CFA President
  • Two additional faculty members nominated by the Academic Senate Executive Committee and appointed by the President
  • Labor Council Representative
  • Three additional staff members nominated by the Dean's Council and divisional vice presidents, and appointed by the President in consultation with the Labor Council Representative and Academic Senate Chair.

Senior members of the administration will attend Council meetings on a regular basis. With Executive Committee approval, other faculty, staff and students may be invited to participate in specific council meetings based on the topic.

Meetings

It is anticipated that the Advisory Council will meet two or three times per quarter and additionally as needed. The Executive Committee will be convened as necessary.

Roster for AY 2015-16 (alphabetical order)

Graham Archer (faculty)
President, California Faculty Association (CFA)

Ken Brown (faculty)
Chair, Faculty Affairs Committee, Academic Senate

Vera Flores (staff)
Administrative Support Coordinator, CENG (term expires June 30, 2016)

Sean Hurley (faculty)
Chair, Budget and Long Range Planning Committee, Academic Senate

* Joan Kennedy (staff)
Labor Council Representative

Jonathan Lampkin (student)
Chief of Staff to the President of Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) (term expires June 30, 2016)

* Gary Laver (faculty)
Chair, Academic Senate

Vittorio "Vito" Monteverdi (student)
Chair, Board of Directors, Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) (term expires June 30, 2016)

Lori Serna (staff - MPP)
Manager of Payroll Services, Administration and Finance (term expires June 30, 2016)

* Owen Schwaegerle (student)
President, Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) (term expires June 30, 2016)

Sevelyn VanRonk (student)
President, University Union Advisory Board (term expires June 30, 2016)

Jerry White (staff)
Lead Custodian, Facilities Services, Administration and Finance (term expires June 30, 2016)

* Executive Committee

Members To Be Determined (to be nominated by ASI President and appointed by the President)
• Two additional students (terms expire June 30, 2016).

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