Scope and Function
The College Council is the central participatory planning committee for Shasta College and is a key component of Shasta’s integrated planning and institutional review processes. The College Council is responsible for establishing the institution’s direction by developing the institutional mission statement and long-term goals, in concert with the Governing Board and Accreditation Standards.
The College Council will act as the primary participatory college committee and specifically to:
- Advocate for effective College planning processes being in place and used.
- Oversee the development of the College’s Strategic Plan and Educational Master Plan.
- Develop College-wide priorities and make recommendations to the Superintendent/President regarding budgeting, staffing, equipment and facilities based on an analysis of information received from college committees and bodies.
- Review the College Mission Statement at least once every six years and ensure alignment of the College mission and goals with the State Community College mission and goals.
- Review and make recommendations on the District’s Board Policies and Administrative Procedures to ensure development based upon a culture of evidence and consultation with constituencies.
- Establish ad-hoc committees, sub-committees, and task forces where and when appropriate. The following are examples of standing subcommittees of College Council:
- Review reports from the Program Review Committee.
- Communicate ideas and recommendations to the College community.
- Dr. Frank Nigro, Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Instruction (Co-Chair)
- Dr. Kevin O'Rorke, Superintendent/Vice President of Student Services
- Ioanna Iatridis, Associate Vice President of EWD
- Cathy Anderson, Mathematics
- Melissa Markee, Natural Resources
- Sonia Randhawa, Counseling
- Milagros Israel, Student Services Coordinator (Dreamer Outreach)
- Jessica Nieves, Administrative Professional II (ACSS)
- Mike Parisot, Motor Pool Driver Technician
- Stacey Bartlett, Dean of Arts, Communications, and Social Sciences
- Will Breitbach, Executive Dean of Educational Technology & Learning Services
- Dr. Marrianne Williams, Associate Vice President of Human Resources
- Dr. Joe Wyse, Superintendent/President