The College Council is a forum for all constituencies to discuss college-wide issues in an open and inclusive atmosphere. The council promotes cooperation and mutual understanding among the various campus groups and committees as it considers matters related to fulfilling the college mission. Guided by OCCC’s stated values, individuals and groups share expertise, ask pertinent questions, develop recommendations, and advise the president on issues that affect the college.
Note: The minutes for one month won’t be posted until they’ve been approved at the following CoCo meeting.
February 2020 Minutes to go up in March 2020
January 2020 Minutes
Not all meetings may include handouts.
In the Winter of 2018, a survey was sent out to all staff and faculty asking their opinion on the College Council and on how often they felt their voices were heard. The results can be viewed here and here.
COLLEGE COUNCIL CHAIRS
The second Friday of every month, unless circumstances require a change.
Remaining meetings for the 2019-2020 Academic Year:
- March 13th, 2020
- April 10th, 2020
- May 8th, 2020
- June 5th, 2020
Roll call of representatives will take place at the beginning of the meeting. If an alternate is present in the place of an absent representative, they will make themselves known at roll-call when the absent representative’s name is called.
The Chair announces the action item and asks for a motion. A motion is made by any CoCo attendee, time for discussion is given (if needed), a second to the motion is made (the Chair can ask for a second). The Chair will then ask “all in favor”, the minute taker will note how many yes votes by the voting representatives. The Chair will ask “all opposed”, the minute taker will note how many no votes by the voting representatives. The Chair will ask for any abstentions, the minute taker will note the number of any abstentions by the voting representatives. The vote counts will be recorded in the minutes.
A quorum shall be established by 50% plus 1 of the voting members. Alternates made known at roll call will have complete voting rights.
Specific individuals representing various employee groups are bestowed voting rights and responsibilities. The voting member structure of College Council was adopted on June 8, 2018 and includes 3 members of All Managers Group, 4 members of Classified Group, 8 members of Faculty, and 1 member of Associated Student Government.
2019-2020 Voting Representatives
Associated Student Government (ASG)
MEETING CANCELLATION AND RESCHEDULING:
Cancellation of CoCo meetings should be avoided, if possible, when one or both co-chairs or the Dean of Instruction are unable to attend. In the event that both co-chairs are unable to attend, an attending full-time or three-quarter-time faculty will serve as chair for that meeting. In the event the Dean is unable to attend, instructional staff will be designated to attend the meeting. Through joint consultation between the Dean (or assigned designee) and co-chair(s) meetings may be rescheduled by the co-chairs or the Dean when appropriate. In the event that six or fewer of CCI membership arrive at a scheduled meeting, the meeting may be canceled by the co-chairs or the Dean.