Atlantic Cape Board of Trustees Awards Contracts, Approves Grants and Personnel Matters at the June 2018 Meeting

The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees conducted their monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 26 at the Mays Landing Campus.

The following motions were approved by the Board of Trustees:

Contracts and Purchases:

  • Approved a one-year legal services contract with Louis J. Greco
  • Approved the awarding of a contract with Borden Perlman for insurance
  • Approved the bid for fire protection system maintenance, $32,900.00, Harring Fire Protection, Williamstown, New Jersey
  • Approved the bid for paper & envelopes, $47,195.15, Paper Mart, East Hanover, NJ, Office Basics, Boothwyn, Pennsylvania
  • Approved the bid for custodial supplies $60,983.67, South Jersey Paper, Vineland, New Jersey, Penn Jersey Paper, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Office Basics, Boothwyn, Pennsylvania, Interboro, Montgomery, New York, Edward Don, Mount Holly, New Jersey, Hillyard, Warminster, Pennsylvania, Bio-Shine, Spotswood, New Jersey, Central Poly, Linden, New Jersey, Interline, Mt. Laurel, New Jersey
  • Approved the bid for video system, theater, state contract $97,391.73, Troxell, Lumberton, New Jersey
  • Approved the bid for NJCCC Membership $48,619.00 New Jersey Council of County Colleges, Trenton, New Jersey
  • Approved Fixed Wing Training Services, FY19 covered by student fees
  • Approved Helicopter Training Services, FY19 covered by student fees
  • Approved the remittance of the assessment for FY 2018-2019 of $218,624 to New Jersey Community College Insurance Pool for the New Jersey Community College Insurance Pool Worker’s Compensation Fund

Grants:

  • Approved submission of an application to the New Jersey Department of Education, FY19 Perkins Grant program for a grant amount TBD by state allocation, over the term of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019
  • Approved submission and acceptance of a contract from the State of New Jersey, Office of the Secretary of Higher Education FY19 Educational Opportunity Fund Article IV – Academic Year Support, with funding of $208,595 to be awarded over the term of June 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019

In Personnel Matters, the Board Approved:

  • The appointment of Richard Garwood, supervisor, facilities operations, effective July 1, 2018
  • The appointment of Ali Iddinn, graphic designer, effective June 27, 2018
  • The appointment of Dr. Vanessa O’Brien-McMasters, dean, institutional research, planning & effectiveness and information technology services, effective July 12, 2018
  • The appointment of Edward Perkins, plant project manager, effective July 1, 2018
  • The appointment of Denise Petro, assistant professor, nursing, effective September 4, 2018
  • The appointment of Michael Rennick, temporary senior manager, grants, effective July 2, 2018
  • The appointment of John Taggart, working maintenance foreman II, effective July 1, 2018
  • Paula Davis, dean, student affairs and enrollment management, effective July 1, 2018
  • Josette Katz, vice president, academic affairs, effective July 1, 2018
  • The promotion of Gracellen Etherton, from specialist, office of the president and board of trustees services to senior manager, office of the president/board of trustees operations and resource development, effective June 27, 2018
  • The promotion of Lynette Ingram from counselor I, student support services to counselor II, student support services, a grant funded position
  • The title change of August Daquila, from dean, administration and business services to chief business officer, effective July 1, 2018
  • The title change of Leslie Jamison, from dean, finance to chief financial officer, effective July 1, 2018.
  • The title change of Douglas Hedges, from dean, information technology services to chief information officer effective July 1, 2018
  • The title change of Jean McAlister, from dean, resource development, president and board of trustee services to chief of staff and dean of resource development, effective July 1, 2018
  • The resignation of Brittine Pratt, senior manager, resource development & president/board of trustee operations
  • The transition of funding for the position held by Ellen Splaver, counselor II, Educational Opportunity Fund with her salary divided into 85.5% institutional and 14.5% EOF grant, effective FY19
  • Approved the reappointments of four chef educators in the Academy of Culinary Arts, effective July 1, 2018

 In Academic Affairs, the Board:

  • Approved the termination of the Social Science option in Liberal Arts, A.A. degree effective Fall 2019
  • Approved the tuition and fee schedule incorporating Aviation course fees and setting a tuition rate for High School Concurrent Culinary Courses commencing with the summer session FY 2019

In Other Business, the Board:

  • Recognized Alumni Representative Board member Jenna DeLuca for her outstanding service to the Board of Trustees, the College’s Foundation and the students of Atlantic Cape
  • Approved the FY18 Financial Statement for eleven months ended May 31, 2018
  • Accepted the FY19 Annual Budget message
  • Approved the adoption of the Identity Theft Prevention Program
  • Approved the naming of the open lab, G-210 in the Student Center on the Mays Landing Campus in honor of person TBD
  • Approved the naming of interview room, G-217 in the Student Center on the Mays Landing Campus as the “Ruth Meredith Curristine Interview Room”
  • Approved the amendment of resolution #35 to add the position of Chief Financial Officer as an authorized officer for banking depositories/funds and transfer agreements
  • Approved the adoption of changes to Policy #703 regarding purchasing authority

The next meeting of the Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Aug. 21 at the Mays Landing Campus.

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