President's Monthly Board Report - May 2015

President Chong gave the following report to the Board of Trustees at their May 12, 2015 meeting:

  • Board Vice President Don Edgar was elected to CCCT Board of Directors.
  • Debbie Weatherly was chosen as the 4CS Classified Employee of the Year.
  • He was chosen to be the Grand Marshall of the Rose Parade on May 16.
  • He addressed the college community regarding redistricting. He thanked everyone who addressed the Board to express their concern and commitment. He has discussed this issue with the Board on several occasions and they chose to assign Dr. Chong to follow up on their concerns. He said that he is committed to meet with all the groups to understand concerns and promised to come back in the fall with a set of recommendations. He asked that the community be patient and understand the Board’s decision to not set up an ad hoc committee right away. He stated his commitment to inclusion, transparency, diversity. He gave his word to work collaboratively with the students and community. He said that the seven Board members also understand the public’s concerns. He said that it’s important to work together, make sure the plan is well thought out and said that options for moving forward will be brought to the Board in the fall.