2022/23 Committee/Workgroup Meeting Calendar

Shared Governance/Representative Committees

Academic Senate
The purpose of the Academic Senate meeting is to make recommendations on academic and professional matters. The Senate is the official faculty representative on policy development and implementation matters before the NOCCCD Board and Chancellor.
Current topics at the Academic Senate meeting include WASC accreditation and more.
1st Tuesday of every month (Sept–Jun).
3 p.m.
Zoom LinkJennifer Oo
Budget and Facility Planning Committee
The purpose of the Budget Committee meeting is to review and prioritize proposed unbudgeted expenditure requests and identify and prioritize staffing needs for management and classified staff positions.
Current topics at the Budget Committee meeting include budget updates, review funding requests for instructional supplies and equipment, and position prioritization.
Last Wednesday of every month (August-May, Excluding December).
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Zoom LinkTerry Cox
Curriculum Committee
The purpose of the Curriculum Committee meeting is to review and approve new and revised courses and programs. The group provides the originators with feedback for the sake of clarity and quality.
Current topics at the Curriculum Committee meeting include reviewing/approving the curriculum for implementation at NOCE.
2nd Tuesday of every month.
3 p.m.
Zoom LinkDr. Kimberley H. Stiemke
Institutional Effectiveness Committee
The purpose of the Institutional Effectiveness Committee (IEC) is to review and develop policies for institutional effectiveness, institutional data, research, evaluation, program review, noncredit metrics/KPIs.
Current topics at the IEC meeting include institutional effectiveness, MIS noncredit specific elements, surveys intended to be distributed out to NOCE students and staff, Departmental Planning, and WASC accreditation data needs.
1st Wednesday of every month.
10 a.m.
Zoom LinkDulce Delgadillo
Professional Development Committee
The purpose of the Professional Development Committee meeting is to evaluate the needs and provide training to enhance employee professional development. The committee also approves funding requests for individual or group professional development opportunities.
Current topics at the Professional Development Committee meeting include classified technology needs, faculty development seminar series, professional development needs assessment for ongoing training opportunities for faculty and staff.
4th Tuesday of the month
3 p.m.
Zoom LinkCandace Lynch
Technology Committee
The purpose of the Technology Committee meeting is to assist in planning, coordinating, developing and establishing priorities for school-wide technologies.
Current topics at the Technology Committee meeting include technology improvements throughout NOCE.
2nd Monday of every month.
3:30 p.m.
MS Teams LinkMorgan Beck
President’s Cabinet
The purpose of the President’s Cabinet meeting is to provide a platform for the leadership of NOCE’s constituencies to focus on long-range planning and growth, a forum for innovation, and a venue for collaborative problem-solving.
Current topics at the President’s Cabinet meeting: strategic plan implementation, accreditation planning, Guided Pathways, staffing structure, Universal Design, more.
3rd Tuesday of every month.
10:30 a.m.
Zoom LinkValentina Purtell
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racism/Accessibility (DEIA)
Purpose: The Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Antiracism (DEIA) Committee at NOCE will set the foundation and accountability framework for the integration of diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism into all aspects of NOCE’s institutional culture.  
The NOCE DEIA Committee is responsible for championing continuing progress of NOCE DEIA initiatives with the goal of transforming NOCE into an equity-minded institution, recognizing that truly effective equity and diversity work is never finished. The Committee will ensure that equity, diversity, and antiracist actions are closely aligned with, embedded, and implemented in the NOCE Strategic Plan. 

Current topics: Promote and Support future heritage months – involve students, faculty, and staff to increase cultural knowledge, awareness, value, and empathy.
Applying a Diversity lens in hiring practices.
1st Thursday of every month.
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Zoom LinkMartha Turner
Student Equity and Achievement Program (SEA Program)
The purpose of the SEA Program Committee is to review, discuss, plan, and implement goals and strategies that impact student success and equity.
Current topics at the SEA Program Committee is an advisory committee that focuses on issues related to the implementation of core SEA Program services, provide leadership for the development and recommendations for implementation of the Student Equity and Guided Pathways Scale of Adoption Plans. The committee makes recommendations for allocating SEA and other funds that impact this work based on data and activity evaluation to meet Student Equity and Guided Pathways Scale of Adoption Plan goals.
3rd Wednesday of every month.
3 p.m
Zoom LinkDeb Perkins

Professional Learning Communities

Administrative Professionals Team
The purpose of the Administrative Assistants Group is to create a cohesive team of Administrative Assistants across NOCE.
Current topics at the Administrative Assistants Group meeting focus on different workplace training topics each month.
Zoom (contact jschoepf@noce.edu for link)Julie Schoepf
Management Team
The purpose of the Management Team meeting is to give a platform for NOCE administrators to learn about and provide feedback on the key institutional and District plans, initiatives, and operational functions. It also is a venue to build the management team and help its members learn from each other, foster partnerships, and leverage resources across NOCE.
Current topics at the Management Team include enrollment and fiscal management, facilities use and improvement, and strategic plan and accreditation plans.
1st Monday of the following months:
November, February, May, August.
2 p.m.
Zoom (contact jschoepf@noce.edu for link)Valentina Purtell
Registration Meeting
The purpose of the Registration Meeting is focused on student services.
Current topics at the Registration Meeting include StarHelp customer service, working with diverse student populations, updated safety/parking information, Banner updates, etc.
10:30 a.m.
Zoom (contact tortiz@noce.edu for link)Triseinge Ortiz

Initiative Driven Advisory Committees

California Adult Education Program (CAEP) Executive Committee
The purpose of the CAEP Executive Committee meeting is to recommend and approve program and budget items to benefit students from the adult population in the North Orange County Region.
Current topics at the CAEP Executive Committee meeting include increasing student enrollment, outreach expansion, MIS data, regional collaboration efforts, workforce development, and rethinking-redesigning adult education.
3rd Thursday every month.
10 a.m.
Zoom LinkJaneth Manjarrez

Operational Workgroups

Directors’ Meeting
The purpose of the NOCE Directors’ Meeting is to provide support to program directors in the areas of budget, enrollment management, operational policies, and procedures, and supervision of personnel.
Current topics at the meeting include institutional consistency and the NOCE Alignment Plan.
8:30 a.m.
Zoom (contact kbautista@noce.edu for zoom link)Dr. Karen Bautista
Accessibility Advisory Committee
The purpose of the NOCE Accessibility Workgroup is responsible for reviewing issues related to accessibility, develop a plan to make NOCE a more accessible institution, and provide oversight and consultation for the implementation of the plan. The workgroup examines all aspects of accessibility such as technology, instructional materials, training, the overlap between accessibility and accommodation, universal design for learning (UDL), alternate media, purchasing, information, and communications technology (ICT), best practices, board policies and procedures, job descriptions, and campus committees and workgroups.
Current topics at the Accessibility Workgroup meeting include developing the NOCE Accessibility Plan, discussion of policies and procedures, and school-wide training on accessibility topics.
1st Wednesday of the Month (Sept-June).
2 p.m.
Zoom LinkDr. Adam Gottdank

Jennifer Perez
Anaheim Campus Safety Committee
The purpose of The Anaheim Campus Safety Committee promotes a safe working environment, review safety issues, and makes recommendations for preventive measures that will improve the overall employee safety conditions at the Anaheim Campus.
Current topics at the Safety Committee include campus drills, AC Security trends, and meeting Cal OSHA compliance standards.
2 p.m.
First Meeting:
Sept. 6, 2022
Zoom Link
Martha Gutierrez

Garett Bush
Anaheim Campus Sustainability Committee
The purpose: The AC Sustainability Committee plans, implements, coordinates, and monitors sustainability efforts across the Anaheim Campus. The committee will forward all recommendations to President’s Cabinet and take the lead in creating and implementing a campus Sustainability Plan.
Last Thursday of every month (August-May, Excluding December).
3 p.m.
Zoom LinkTerry Cox
Commencement and Student Success Event Planning Team
The purpose of the Commencement/Student Success/Scholarship Event Committee meeting is to plan all aspects of the annual success events for students including commencement, student success, and scholarship.
Current topics at the meeting include event/celebration details such as logistics, program, promotion, training, etc.
2nd Tuesday of every month (Oct. – May)
Or as needed.
2 p.m.
Zoom Link (Feb. – May)Martha Gutierrez

Jennifer Perez
Community Relations Team/Marketing & Outreach
The purpose of the Community Relations Team/Marketing meeting is to share resources and collaborate on items related to marketing, outreach, communications, and community relations for both current and prospective students.
Current topics at the Community Relations Team/Marketing meeting include digital marketing, communications, and outreach.
3rd Monday of every month.
2 p.m.
Zoom LinkJennifer Perez
Pandemic Response Team – Tier 1
The purpose of the Pandemic Response Team – Tier 1 discusses and makes institutional plans/decisions about how to implement the most effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tier 1 is the executive-level administrative team of the institution.
Current topics include effectively opening and maintaining safe campuses and the implementation of the COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
2nd Thursday of every month.
2:30 p.m.
Zoom (contact jschoepf@noce.edu for zoom link)Valentina Purtell
Pandemic Response Team – Tier 2
The purpose of the Pandemic Response Team – Tier 2 is a workgroup that plans and implements the most effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic by including and considering all operational and constituent groups of the campus in developing campus policies procedures, and action steps to prevent the spread of the virus while protecting the health and safety of the campus community.
Current topics include safe reopening procedures, procurement of PPE, facility requirements for in-person offerings, and work assignments and reporting procedures.
Monthly on a Thursday.
2:30 p.m.
Zoom (contact jschoepf@noce.edu for zoom link)Valentina Purtell
President’s Staff Meeting
The purpose of the President’s Staff Meeting is for NOCE’s President to meet with executive leadership to discuss and make institutional plans/decisions for the overall success of the institution.
Current topics include COVID-19 pandemic response, enrollment management, budget, operational planning, and more.
2nd Thursday of every month.
2:30 p.m.
Zoom (contact jschoepf@noce.edu for zoom link)Valentina Purtell
Program Planning and Review Panel
The purpose of the Program Planning and Program Review Panel will be established on a rotational yearly basis. The panel is co-chaired between the Director of Institutional Research and Planning and an NOCE faculty member and will recruit yearly NOCE staff to serve in one of the four stakeholder positions: Manager, Classified, Student, and Faculty. The panel will provide the President’s Cabinet with an overview of the process and a summary of feedback will be provided to participating units. Panelists will participate in structured trainings and will meet on a monthly basis in the academic year.
Zoom (to be sent to panel members)Dulce Delgadillo

NOCE faculty member