College Council

College Council is the highest governing body for Contra Costa College. Decisions made by the Budget, Operations, Planning and Student Success committees are forwarded to College Council for review and final approval.


  1. To approve the annual college’s plans, goals and objectives.
  2. To review the college philosophy/mission goals.
  3. To decide the process for resource allocation.
  4. To decide policies and procedures that impact all constituent groups.
  5. To ensure that accreditation standards and recommendations are addressed.
  6. To foster improved communication among constituent groups.
  7. To review the college’s evaluation measures.


Second Thursday of the month, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., or as noted on the college website.


Kevin G. Ruano Hernandez (chair)

Rene Sporer

Rod Santos

Evan Decker

Larry Womack

Mayra Padilla

Brandy Gibson

Carla Matute

Monique Hernandez

Perry Aliado

Stephanie Austin Gabriela Segade


Minutes & Agendas