Grants & Initiatives Subcommittee

Chair Requirements

Co-Chair: Faculty Member, elected by committee.
Co-Chair: Administrator, appointed by College President

Committee Membership

Administrators Classified Faculty Students
Designee Designee Designee Designee
Designee Designee Designee

Committee Purpose/Charge

The Grants and Initiatives Subcommittee is an Ad Hoc Committee that will support the College Council by serving as a venue for discussion of new grants and initiatives that are deemed by the College Council to have a potential campus-wide impact on facilities, personnel, and/or fiscal resources. The Subcommittee's primary purpose will be to provide an impact report of new grants and initiatives as assigned by College Council and serve as a facilitator of the grants processes, initiative development and integration.

Committee Responsibilities

  • Review and discuss an assigned, completed "Grant and Resource Proposal Form - Purpose and Funding Source" document to identify short-term and long-term impacts of a new grant proposal for the purpose of providing an impact report to College Council.
  • Review and discuss the regulations and expected outcomes of an assigned new initiative to identify short-term and long-term impacts of a new initiative for the purpose of providing an impact report to the College Council.
  • Submit a requested impact report to College Council for review and discussion in a timely manner, but no later than the deadline established by College Council.
  • Facilitate the involvement and participation of other campus committee chairs and/or other subject matter experts when preparing an impact report.
  • On at least a bi-annual basis, review and update the Grants and Resources Proposal form to ensure alignment with District board policies, administrative procedures, and other related processes, policies and other legal mandates.

Committee Procedures

  • Membership term lengths: Unless membership is designated by position, there is a two (2) year appointment with an option for an additional two-year service, and the possibility of 1 additional term if the position remains available.
  • Recommendations are made to College Council; recommendations regarding Academic and Professional Matters are made to Academic Senate.
  • Committee retains authority to form taskforces and workgroups related directly to committee charge.
  • Plans/Reports: Program Viability Review.
  • Quorum: 50% +1 of membership.
  • Committee Approval Process: Vote.

Meeting Frequency

The Committee will be convened by the College Council as needed.