Meeting Notes (Draft) - November 18, 2014
Christina Espinosa-Pieb – Chair
Randy Bryant - Chair
Present: Administrative Reps Fayek, Kandula, Lee-Wheat, Tomaneng
Classified Reps: Gerard, Martinez
Faculty Reps: Alves de Lima, Bram, Bryant, Maynard, Yeckley
Student Reps: Nehal Desal, Wendy Xiao
Absent: Espinosa-Pieb, Norte, Trosper
Visitors: Lisa Markus, Veronica Neal
Approval of Notes: The notes of October 28, 2014 were approved.
The adjustment on CTE Request and IPBT Recommendations was approved as of 11/18/14.
Bryant notified the committee that the Grant money would be lost if not spent by departments by the State deadline of March 2016.
After a discussion, the committee approved the decision that if a program doesn’t spend their money 90 days prior to the State deadline, the committee will redistribute the money to other programs.
Lottery Dollar Allocation:
Lottery Enhancement Dollar Request Current Allocation and Balances document was distributed and examined.
The Lottery Tri-Chair Advisory team, Bryant, Espinosa-Pieb and Tomaneng recommended smaller funding amounts for Language Arts and PSME divisions.
Language Arts – to be funded "Three-Year Software Package" instead of "Five-Year Software Package". The time would give the department a chance to review and assess the program if they want to maintain the software, Focus on Grammar. After three years the request could be resubmitted.
PSME – omit "Quiz and Exam Printing and Copying" request. Dean of the area needs to work directly with VP of Finance on allowable printing and any augmentation request for printing.
After a discussion, IPBT committee approved the "Lottery Request' document and two programs request adjustment above.
Neal and Tomaneng presented and gave a brief overview of the final Student Equity Report explaining the purpose, goals, and the budget. Tomaneng notified the members that the report is due to the Chancellor’s office January 1, 2015. For Board approval on December 8, 2014.