Mission Statement - De Anza College provides an academically rich, multicultural learning environment that challenges students of every background to develop their intellect, character and abilities; to realize their goals; and to be socially responsible leaders in their communities, the nation and the world. The college engages students in creative work that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and attitudes contained within the college’s Institutional Core Competencies:
           • Communication and expression
           • Information literacy
           • Physical/mental wellness and personal responsibility
           • Civic capacity for global, cultural, social and environmental justice
           • Critical thinking                                                                                                    — Updated Spring 2014

Meeting Notes - June 20, 2019

Attending Members:  Avila, Balducci, Booye, Galoyan, Lydon (DASB), Mandy, Mieso (co-chair), Robles (co-chair), Shannakian, Shively, Wethington, White-Daniels

Guests: Genevieve Kolar, Rex Zhang, and Sam Tong (La Voz)

There were no amendments to the notes or to the agenda.

DASB Presentation

Genevieve Kolar, DASB Student Trustee, and Rex Zhang presented Best Practices for Student Voices in Shared Governance to SSPBT for approval. The document outlined the learning outcomes and some of the responsibilities of the student representatives and committees.

SSPBT unanimously approved to adopt the document presented.

Full Document

Annual Governance Reflection

Mieso reviewed the questions with the SSPBT committee and the individual comments were noted. The answers will be composed from the comments and sent to Mallory Newell from the College Planning Committee by Friday, June 28, 2019.

Program & Committee Updates

Shannakian wanted everyone to know that Office of College Life will be temporarily located in the Student Council Chambers after the six week summer session for an office refresh. They will likely be closed about a week at the end of August.

Mieso acknowledged George Robles on his retirement and his commitment to our students over the past 40 plus years. This will be George’s last meeting and all of Student Services will miss him greatly.


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