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Classified Senate

The Classified Senate of Los Medanos College is desirous and ready to participate fully in the Shared Governance of the College and the District in accordance to the College Shared Governance Model and the mandates of AB 1725. The full realization and actualization of the personal, philosophical and education goals of the Staff and the Institution require the formation of a Classified Senate as an organizational and coordinating structure. (Established December 16, 1991)

Classified Senate's purpose is to "provide the classified staff with a formal representative voice in determining the institutional policies, procedures, and regulations." Currently, the Senate through the governance structure, provides the president of the college, chancellor, and board of trustees with recommendations and views on matters affecting the conduct, welfare, and growth of the college. The Senate also promotes communication and mutual understanding among the classified staff, students, faculty, and administrators.

 

Classified Senate Hosts:

Midterm Meltdown!

This will be a POTLUCK. We want all the great LMC cooks to share their culinary talents or if you prefer buy your favorite dish to share.  There will be games, face painting and a photo booth. This is a Classified Senate sponsored event, approved by Management; therefore you may take a longer lunch period.

WHEN: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31

WHERE: Library - L109

TIME: 11:45 - 1:00 pm

COST: A POTLUCK ITEM

RESERVATIONS ARE MANDATORY

Please return the bottom portion of your flyer by OCTOBER 29 at 5pm, to Sandi Schmidt.

ABSOLUTELY NO RESERVATIONS WILL BE TAKEN AFTER 5 PM ON OCTOBER 29


LOS MEDANOS COLLEGE 2014

5th ANNUAL SOUP

COOK OFF

The 5th Annual Soup Cook Off is coming!!!!  Help the Classified Senate raise money for student scholarships. We raised $837.10 last year, let’s try to top that! Join the fun and enter your favorite soup recipe.  Be creative.  Enter as an individual or by Department.   There are plenty of things YOU can do.  Enter the cook off, donate an item(s) for drawing prizes and/or volunteer your time on the day of the cook off.   Call Linda Maniscalco at Ext. 37502 or Carole Betz at Ext. 37459 if you have any questions or wish to volunteer.

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Time:  11:00 am to 1:00 pm (or until the food is gone)

Where:  Indoor Quad (by the cafeteria)

**BOWL OF SOUP W/SLICE OF FRENCH BREAD $4.00**

**Soup shots $1.00 each**

Classified Senate Scholarship Fundraiser

What’s your best soup recipe?  Chowder, Won-ton, Tortilla, Vegetable????

Join the fun and enter!  Be creative.  Enter as an individual, group or by department.

 

The California Community Colleges Classified Senate (4CS) has awarded the Los Medanos College Classified Senate with the 2014 Model Classified Senate Award. The recognition was made at the recent 4CS Classified Leadership Institute. The Model Classified Senate Award acknowledges Classified Senate organizations that “exercise their role in shared governance with autonomy and professionalism”.

A “Model Classified Senate” is one that:

  • Is a participatory governance body elected by its constituents
  • Operates professionally under bylaws and/or a constitution approved by its constituency
  • Has a copy of their current bylaws/constitution on file with 4CS
  • Is recognized by the college administration as a governance participant
  • Has an up to date website
  • Encourages a cooperative working and professional relationship with a collective bargaining agent (if one exists) and considers input or concerns of such groups
  • Is organized to actively engage in the shared governance process
  • Communicates routinely with 4CS

Senate President Linda Kohler, Linda Maniscalco and Shondra West were present to accept the award.

2014-15
Classified Senate Meeting Schedule

  • September 5 & 19, October 3 & 17, November 7 & 21, December 5

  • February 6 & 20, March 6 & 20, April 17, May 1

*All Meetings are held from 3:05 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. in Room CO 420

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