Planning Committee


  • Lead the creation and monitoring of the College Strategic Plan
  • Monitor the implementation of campus-wide plans and initiatives as they relate to the College Strategic Plan
  • Oversee the program review validation process
  • Maintain and archive evidence that will support accreditation process and the continuous improvement of institutional effectiveness measures and processes
  • Make recommendations to College Council and Budget Committe

Planning Committee – Program Review and Validation

Oversee the Program Review Validation Process :  Draft 1 (10/4/19) 

1. Evaluate and provide feedback on the quality of program review self-study documents. 

2. Validate completed program review documents  

3.  Monitor integration of program review process with strategic planning.   

4. Provide guidance to the College in the use of program review materials and the process of program review (e.g. student success and budgeting).   

5. Annually evaluate the effectiveness of the program review process and policies and procedures related to program review, and recommend improvements and revisions as needed.   

Planning Committee and its validation sub-committees, including the SLO/AUO committee chair.   

  1. Form Program Review Validation Teams with representation from the four constituency groups within the Planning Committee with the responsibility for providing guidance to the College regarding the program review process and feedback on the quality of the program review documents submitted by the areas undergoing a comprehensive review.   
  2. Program Review Validation Teams work closely with each program by validating and forwarding documents for ongoing strategic planning.   
  3. Planning Committee holds responsibility for the validation process to develop expertise and ensure continuity and consistency.   

Meeting Time

First Fridays of the month from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm, or as listed on the college website.


Dean of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning Faculty Coordinator


50% filled voting seats + one voting member. (i.e. nine if all voting seats are filled)


Academic Senate President, four faculty (including co-chair), four managers (including co-chair), four classified, four student, .and ex-officio

All official members (including chairs, not ex-officio) are voting members; chairs may serve as voting members for their voting constituencies.

Ex-Officio: President, Vice-President(s), Academic Senate, Classified Senate President, ASU President, SLO Coordinator

Current Members

Marissa Espinosa (student)

Mayra Padilla (Co-chair)

Rene Sporer

Kenyetta Tribble

John Wade

George Mills

Vanessa Mercado

Kate Weinstein

Brandy Gibson

Katie Krolikowski (Co-chair)

Benjamin Jahn

Chao Liu

Irena Stephanova

Gabriela Segade Lucile Beatty


Minutes & Agendas

Minutes and agendas of all subcommittees of the Planning Committee may be found at the links below:

Enrollment Management Subcommittee

Catalog/Scheduling Subcommittee