Board Briefs April 13, 2022

Board Chamber

April 14, 2022 - 08:01 AM

Meeting Date: April 13, 2022
Location: Founders Hall
Next Meeting: May 11, 2022

Reports were given by Associated Students, Academic Senate, Classified Senate, Faculty Association, CSEA 262, CSEA 651, Mt. SAC Foundation, Management Steering, and Public Affairs. Detailed reports will be reflected in the official minutes when posted online.

Introduction of the following newly appointed and promoted employees:
Permanent New Hires
Classified Employees
• Jeanette Reeves, Program Account Specialist (Design and Construction)
• Susana Valencia, Administrative Specialist II (Off Campus High School Program)
• Omar Hernandez, Student Services Outreach Specialist (High School Outreach)
• Cristina Martinez, Career Services Specialist (Transfer Services)

Recognized the following retiring employees:
• Robert Avila, AV Support Technician (Audio Visual Services), 26 years of service
• Ricky Tackett, Lead Locksmith (Maintenance), 24 years of service
Unlawful Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Cases (January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021)
• 25 Unlawful Discrimination Reports (zero substantiated) (five non-employment) (20 employment)
o Formal Investigation - 12
o Informal Resolution - three
o Defective Report - 10
• 32 Sexual Harassment Reports (zero substantiated) (zero Title IX) (25 non-employment) (seven employment)
o Formal Investigation - one
o Informal Resolution - 12
o Defective Report - 19
Reported Clery/VAWA Crimes
• Zero Rapes
• Zero Dating Violence cases
• Zero Stalking cases
• Zero Domestic Violence or Hate/Bias Crimes
On-Campus & Zoom Outreach Events
• Sexual Violence Outreach Presentations (January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021)
o International Student Orientations: 93 students
o Class Presentations: 366 students
o Building Healthy Relationships Event: 45 students
o Managing Dating & Relationships During the Pandemic: Mental and Physical Health Coping Tips: 38 students
o Sexual Assault Newsletter: 400 students
• Sexual Harassment Prevention Training (January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021)
o 44 Classified Employees
o Two Confidential Employees
o 209 Faculty
o 318 Short-Term Employees
o Three Managers

• Approved the Consent Calendar, with corrections
• Approved an Amendment to the Agreement with RDM Electric Co., Inc. for the Student Center (Bid No. 3373)
• Approved Agreements with Adorama Inc., B&H Foto, Pro Sound, Inc., Production Access Group, Inc., Sehi Computer, Ford Audio-Visual Systems, EKC Enterprises, Inc., Pathway Communications LTD, Troxell, One Diversified, and Toner Cable for the Purchase of Audio Visual Equipment Physical Education Complex Project Phase 2 (Gym & Aquatics) and Student Center Phase I - Bid No. 3422
• Approved a Contract with Harik Construction, Inc. for Building 18C and 18D Modular Relocation and Site Development (Bid No. 3418)
• Approved Awarding Contract to Tarkett USA, Inc. for Floor Coverings in the Student Center Building
• Voted in the 2022 California Community College Trustees Board of Directors Election
• Approved Resolution No. 21-14 - Approval to Compensate Trustee Jay Chen for His Absence from the Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees on March 12, 2022
• Approved Resolution No. 21-15 - Approval to Compensate Trustee Robert Hidalgo for His Absence from the Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees on March 12, 2022
• Approved Resolution No. 21-16 - Resolution Ordering Governing Board Election

• Campus Vaccination and Testing Program Update
• Annual Review of Board Policy 2015 - Student Member
• Proposed Revision to Board Policy 5140 - Students with Disabilities

• Revision to Administrative Procedure 5140 - Students with Disabilities - General Academic Adjustments


Dr. Manuel Baca
Jay Chen
Gary Chow
Judy Chen Haggerty, Esq.
Peter Hidalgo
Robert Hidalgo
Laura Santos
Juan Mendoza, Student Trustee
Dr. William T. Scroggins, President & CEO