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September 2019 Board of Trustees Meeting

09/26/2019 | Media Contact: Erin Mercer | 609-343-4923
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The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees conducted their monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 24 at the Mays Landing campus. The following motions were presented: 

In Contracts and Purchases, the Board approved:

  • Bid Ex. 837 Cape May Campus Fire Detection System, Johnson Controls/SimplexGrinnell, Horsham, PA, $342,600.00, Chapter 12 funds.
  • OQ169 STEM Building Boiler Stack replacement, Falasca Mechanical, Vineland, NJ, $22,800.00, Chapter 12 funds.
  • RQ2207 Desk Phones, all campuses, Oakdale Communications, Englishtown, NJ, $24,998.00 , Chapter 12 funds.

In Personnel Matters, the Board approved:

  • The appointment of Brian Birch, Senior Manager, Financial Aid retroactive to September 3, 2019.
  • The appointment of Natalie Devonish, Dean, Worthington Atlantic City Campus and Workforce Development effective September 25, 2019.
  • The appointment of Michele Trageser, Executive Director, Human Resources, effective November 11, 2019.
  • The promotion of Carol Melkonian, Assistant Director, Purchasing, effective October 1, 2019.
  • The reclassification of Michael McHale from Maintenance Mechanic II, Facilities to Journeyman, Facilities, effective September 25, 2019.
  • The title change of Donna Vassallo, from Dean, Worthington Atlantic City Campus/Dean Career Education and Workforce Development to Dean, Professional Studies, High School Initiatives and Internships, effective September 25, 2019.
  • The retirement of Chef Daniel Matt, Chef Educator, Academy of Culinary Arts, since August 24, 1987, effective February 1, 2020.

In Financial Matters, the Board approved:

  • FY19 Draft Financial Statement for twelve months ended June 30, 2019 as of September 9, 2019.
  • FY20 Financial Statement for the two months ended August 31, 2019.

In Grants, the Board approved:

  • Entering into a Memorandum of Understanding with NJCCC and the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education for the implementation of the College Readiness Now VI Project, with a grant award of $37,304 and a grant term of September 2019 – June 30, 2020.

In Other Business, the Board:

  • Approved changes to the Board of Trustees bylaws.
  • Approved changes to Policy No. 307, Graphic Design/Production Services.

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees is scheduled for Tuesday, October 22 at 6 p.m. on the Atlantic City Worthington campus.