Utilizing the results of the college planning process and established criteria, the Budget Committee evaluates requests for budget allocations; establishes procedures and calendars used in the college budget process, and recommends allocations of the money available from the college unrestricted COLA/growth and one-time-only (OTO) funds. The Budget Committee operates with the college policy of maintaining historical operating base budgets.
Campus Development Committee
The Campus Development Committee reviews short- and-long-range plans for general campus development and modifications, as well as for specific facilities, forwarded via the Facilities Modification or IT Action Process. Reviews will include a focus on how projects will impact equitable outcomes for student success. The Committee provides feedback and recommendations regarding these projects to President’s Executive Staff. The Committee conducts regular reviews of our college facilities to ensure that our spaces are welcoming, inclusive, and equitable, and makes recommendations to Executive Council for modifications. Additionally, the Committee reviews and makes recommendations to Executive Council regarding facilities-related policies and procedures.
Campus Safety Committee
The Campus Safety Committee promotes campus safety, security, and emergency preparedness to endeavor to create a safe and secure learning and working environment for the campus community. The Committee reviews and makes recommendations on campus safety and security issues brought forth by staff, faculty, and students; provides guidance, support, and recommendations regarding safety policies and programs; and assists with emergency procedures planning and programming. The Committee periodically reviews reports of accidents, incidents, and injuries that occur on campus, recommends appropriate action to mitigate adverse trends, and provides oversight of the Environmental, Safety, and Security Program Plan.
The Curriculum Committee promotes the development of curriculum and courses that meet the identified needs of the students, community, regional workplaces, and global society; reviews and recommends changes in instructional programs and courses, implementation of graduation and breadth requirements, and identifies courses that meet them; ensures compliance with statewide educational policy and articulation with other educational institutions; and examines topical instructional issues of major importance to the college.
Educational and Information Technology Committee
The EITC addresses equitable and effective use of educational and information technology at SCC: Removing barriers to and advocating for equitable and inclusive student access and successful use of technology; Collaborating with related campus and district committees such as student equity, digital inclusion, LMS coordinators, and District Ed Tech; Advocating for the effective design of, communication about, and use of all the available educational and information technology for SCC students and those who serve them.
The SCC Grants Committee supports the college’s grant activities by ensuring that grants are aligned with the college’s mission, strategic goals, and resource needs; by sharing grant opportunities with the college community; and by reviewing and recommending revisions to grant-related policies and procedures.
Honors and Awards Committee
Reviews policies on staff and student recognition programs (e.g., Celebration of Excellence, retirements, scholarship reception). Recommends guidelines for awards ceremonies and plans and conducts ceremonies. Develops and publicizes scholarships, reviews student applications for eligibility and selects recipients.
Staff Development Committee
Promotes professional activities for all college personnel that include professional and personal growth as well as innovations in programs, curriculum and services that relate across the college including initiatives, institution, division/department, program, resource, and unit plans. Collaborates with the Staff Resource Center for Professional Development & Education Leadership in planning, collaboration, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of programs, projects, Flex Day activities, including Convocation. Reviews the results of the annual needs assessment of all college personnel to recommend and support professional development activities annually as part of a continuous improvement model. Develops and manages the process of Conference/Workshop/Travel Funding distribution.
Staff Equity and Diversity Committee
Develops, reviews, recommends and implements programs and services designed to enhance diversity and equity in educational, employment, and promotional opportunities for faculty and staff.
Student Equity and Success Committee
The Student Equity and Success Committee (SESC) intervenes on behalf of college students who seek higher education, transforms the institutional environment into one that promotes equity and inclusion by removing barriers to disproportionately impacted students, and acknowledges and honors human difference. The committee monitors student access, progress, success, completion, transfer, and employment, takes action on matters of support services, pathways, and technologies designed to welcome students and move them through to completion, and offers strategies for action through the shared governance structure to address equity issues that exist for disproportionately impacted students. The committee encourages all faculty, staff, and administrators to evolve into equity practitioners who work to create an educational experience that is transformative towards justice and liberation for students, faculty and staff, and the community at large.
The Sustainability Committee will work with the campus community and make recommendations regarding projects and policies that promote environmental justice and sustainability. The committee creates and maintains campus sustainability initiatives and identifies practices that promote efficient, responsible, and equitable use of SCC resources.