GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Month End TASK FORCE REPORT
September 1, 2016
Prepared by: Cindy Pollack
The following information is a summary of the activities of the task forces under Senate
Jurisdiction this past month:
Date formed: March, 18 2010
Members: VACANT (Chair), John Aque, Cindy Daniels, Christine Kourinian, Denise Leong, Ellen Oppenberg, Greg Perkins, Roxanne Raffi, Valerie Rhaney.
Mission: The Senate establishes a task force on student services support for
students on probation or returning from dismissal (Motion 2010-06).
Status: This Task Force is inactive.
2. Student Success
Date Formed: March 15, 2012
Members: Kathy Flynn (Chair), Richard Cortes, Megan Ernst, Denise Ezell, Ed Karpp, Beth Kronbeck, Paul Mayer, Ellen Oppenberg, Greg Perkins, John Queen, Peggy Renner, Rosemarie Shamieh, Ramona Barrio-Sotillo, Andra Verstraete, Andy Young.
Mission: The Senate creates a task force to respond to the Student Success task force
recommendations (Motion 2011-36)
Status: This Task Force is inactive
3. Board Policies and Administrative Regulations
Date Formed: April 2, 2015
Members: Daphne Dionisio, Peggy Renner, and Piper Rooney
Mission: The Senate forms a taskforce to review and propose revisions to Board
Policies and Administrative Regulations before consideration by the Senate body
Status: This Task Force is ongoing and will continue to meet during the fall of 2016.
4. Senate By-Laws and Constitution
Date Formed: December 3, 2015
Members: Daphne Dionisio, John Queen, Peggy Renner, Mike Scott, Andy Young
Mission: The Senate forms a task force to explore possible modification(s) to Senate
by-laws and constitution (Motion 2015-49)
Status: This Task Force has accomplished quite a bit during the spring semester and will continue to meet in the fall of 2016.
5. Food Pantry Task Force
Date Formed: May, 5, 2016
Members: Paul Mayer (Chair), Greg Perkins (Co-Chair), Brian Reff (Co-Chair), Lisa
Brooks, Victor Castellanos, Aarin Edwards, Nancy Getty, Jessica Gillooly, Beth
Kronbeck, Theresa Lorch, Austin Kemie, Margaret Mansour, Ellen Oppneberg, Beth
Pflueger, Marieh Ribeirio, and Hoover Zasriani
Mission: The senate approves the creation of a task force to determine the feasibility
of establishing a food pantry at GCC. The task force should include senators, along
with other faculty, as well as members of the administration, the CSEA, and the
ASGCC (Motion 2016-08).
Status: This task force met throughout the summer and have procured a starter room,
received funding, reviewed best practices at other colleges, and set goals for mid-term
and long-term planning. These are just a few of the things this task force accomplished
during the summer.
6. Dream Center Task Force
Date Formed: May, 5, 2016
Members: Greg Perkins (Chair), Shakeh Atanian, Richard Cortes, Kristen Gonzalez,
Richard Kamei, Carlos Kleeman, Kevin Meza, Eunice Patron, Isaac Pedraza, Andra
Verstaete, Hoover Zasriani
Mission: The Senate expresses its support of AB 2009 and approves the creation of a
task force to determine the feasibility of establishing a Dream Center at GCC
Status: This task force will meet during the fall 2016 semester.