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Governing Board

The Southwestern Community College District Governing Board plays an important role in the growth and development of Southwestern College, currently the only public institution of higher education within South County. Comprised of five elected members and one student member, the Governing Board ensures that the District fulfills its responsibility to lead and serve its ever-changing communities.

Governing Board Meetings

Governing Board Policy Committee

Recent Meeting
Monday, November 25, 2019

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REMOTE GB Regular Meeting

Next Meeting in 3 days
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

GB Regular Meeting

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

SUGGESTED ORDER OF BUSINESS
SPECIAL MEETING OF THE GOVERNING BOARD
SOUTHWESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT

NORA E. VARGAS, GOVERNING BOARD PRESIDENT
TIM NADER, GOVERNING VICE PRESIDENT
ROBERTO ALCANTAR, GOVERNING BOARD MEMBER
LETICIA CAZARES, GOVERNING BOARD MEMBER
GRISELDA DELGADO, GOVERNING BOARD MEMBER
MELKITSEDEQ JORGE HERNANDEZ, STUDENT MEMBER
KINDRED MURILLO, ED.D., SECRETARY TO GOVERNING BOARD AND SUPERINTENDENT/PRESIDENT

NOTICE is hereby given that a Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Southwestern Community College District will be held virtually on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. Pursuant to Executive Order of the Governor, and in order to adhere as closely as possible to the Order of the Health Officer of San Diego County, the Board meeting will not be open to personal attendance to the public.

The meeting may be watched live at the following link: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/97959073792
or can be accessed telephonically by calling:
+1 669 900 6833 (US Toll)
+1 346 248 7799 (US Toll)
+1 301 715 8592 (US Toll)
+1 312 626 6799 (US Toll)
+1 646 876 9923 (US Toll)
+1 253 215 8782 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 979 5907 3792

Members of the public wishing to make a comment on an item not on the agenda should email by the start of the meeting their public comments to zencarnacion@swccd.edu

For public comment on a closed session item, please include as your email subject line: <<Full Name / Closed Session / Public Comment>>
For public comment on a non-agenda item, please include as your email subject line: <<Full Name / Public Comment>>
For public comment on an agenda item and/or public hearing item, please include as your email subject line: <<Full Name / Agenda Item # / Public Comment>>

All such written comments that are within the District's jurisdiction will be read into the record at the meeting up to a three-minute limit per comment.
Any individuals with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodation or modification of the meeting procedure so as to be able to watch the live feed or listen telephonically to the Board meeting and address the Board may contact Ama Derringer at aderringer@swccd.edu.

Written notice is hereby given in accordance with Government Code Section 54956 that a special meeting of the Governing Board of the Southwestern Community College District will be held as noted below:

Please be advised that the meeting will be video and audio recorded.

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REMOTE Special GB Retreat Part II

Next Meeting is today
Saturday, July 11, 2020

SUGGESTED ORDER OF BUSINESS

SPECIAL MEETING OF THE GOVERNING BOARD
SOUTHWESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT

NORA E. VARGAS, GOVERNING BOARD PRESIDENT
TIM NADER, GOVERNING BOARD VICE PRESIDENT
LETICIA CAZARES, GOVERNING BOARD MEMBER
GRISELDA DELGADO, GOVERNING BOARD MEMBER
ROBERTO ALCANTAR, GOVERNING BOARD MEMBER
MELKITSEDEQ HERNANDEZ, STUDENT GOVERNING BOARD MEMBER
KINDRED MURILLO, ED.D., SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNING BOARD AND SUPERINTENDENT/PRESIDENT

NOTICE is hereby given that a Special Governing Board Retreat of the Board of Trustees of the Southwestern Community College District will be held virtually on Saturday, July 11, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Pursuant to Executive Order of the Governor, and in order to adhere as closely as possible to the Order of the Health Officer of San Diego County, the Board meeting will not be open to personal attendance to the public.

DATE: Saturday, July 11, 2020
TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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Meeting URL:
https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/96560730079
Meeting ID: 956 6073 0079
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Meeting ID: 956 6073 0079
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Skype for Business (Lync)
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Compliance with Americans With Disabilities Act
Southwestern Community College District, in compliance with the American Disabilities Act (ADA), requests individuals who may need special accommodation to access, attend, and/or participate in Board meetings to contact Zaneta Encarnacion at (619) 482-6301 in advance of the meeting for information on such accommodation.

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Primary Responsibilities

According to the Community College League of California, the primary responsibilities of the Governing Board as a unit are to:

  • Set the policy direction
  • Employ a chief executive officer as the institutional leader
  • Act as a community bridge and buffer
  • Establish the climate in which educational goals are accomplished
  • Define legal, ethical and prudent standards for college operations
  • Assure fiscal health and stability
  • Maintain standards for good personnel relations
  • Monitor institutional performance
  • Lead as a thoughtful educated team